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What Is Gas Safe and What Does It Mean for You?
Being gas safe is an important part of owning a home. It doesn’t matter whether you live in it or you rent it out. You want the home to be as safe as possible. If you do let the property, you will be legally required to have your home checked and receive a gas safety certificate.
It’s all well and good knowing that it is a legal requirement, but what does it mean exactly? What are the requirements for being gas safe, and does it mean new boiler installation?
Gas Safe Registered Plumbers
What Is Gas Safe?
Being gas safe means that the boiler and all gas appliances are kept to the highest of standards. It involves yearly checks on the various elements around the home, and that even includes the gas meter. If changes need to be made to your home, the engineer will offer tips and advice. An engineer can also help you get the most efficient use out of your boiler and gas appliances.
The register used to be known as the CORGI register, and is a list of all the boiler service engineers who are qualified to carry out the checks. The engineers are qualified in boiler repair if there is a situation that needs immediate attention.
Why Bother Being Gas Safe?
While this is a legal requirement for landlords, it is not a necessity for homeowners. However, it is worthwhile doing. Being gas safe is more than just receiving a certificate. It keeps the whole family safe in its home. Checks are carried out to ensure the levels of carbon monoxide are not dangerous, and that the appliances are working as expected. It reduces the danger risk in the home consider one loose mains can lead to a disastrous ending.
What It Means for You
On a yearly basis, you will need an inspection. The checks carried out don’t take too long, and you can find out whether any maintenance work needs doing. Boiler repair is one of the most common needs, but you could need new boiler installation or repair work on the appliances.
Don’t think of the boiler service checks to become gas safe as another cost. This is an investment to keep your family safe from harm, and can even help you get the most efficient use out of your boiler and gas appliance.
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