In 1996, the Government passed a law that requires all landlords (Gas Safety) who rent a property to have all gas appliances and pipework certified to prove that they meet Gas Safety Standards. This needs to be renewed every 12 months.
This applies to all gas appliances used to cook and heat the property. Young Gas & Oil Services carries out Gas Safety certificate inspections and is able to provide the corresponding certificates for landlords, once appliances have been checked and passed.
What does a Landlord Gas Safety Inspection include?
A Young Gas & Oil Services gas engineer operating under the Gas Safe Register (previously Corgi) will check the following during a Landlord gas safety inspection:
- Check appliance for gas tightness.
- Check standing and working pressure if test points available.
- Check burner pressure / gas rate against manufacturer’s data plate.
- Check for satisfactory provision of all necessary ventilation.
- Test flue flow to ensure removal of products of combustion.
- Check satisfactory operation of all the flame failure devices.
An appliance cannot be deemed as having been checked, until the above has been completed. Once your property has passed the gas safety certification, a certificate will be issued and we will schedule a return to your property every 12 months to keep your gas safety certificate up to date.
As you should be aware, you’re legally required to have all gas appliances in the properties you let checked every 12 months and to also hold a Gas safety record. We can make the whole process so much simpler for you with our standalone Gas safety check (CP12) at just £55.00 for your boiler.