Commercial Gas Safety FAQ

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Commercial Gas Safety FAQ
  • Do commercial properties need gas safety certificate? Do I need a Commercial Gas Safety Certificate? It is a legal requirement for any commercial with a commercial gas appliance, which is occupied, rented or open to the general public requires. We provide annual boiler servicing and commercial gas certificate for boilers and commercial kitchens.  G
  • Is it a legal requirement to have a gas safety certificate? It is a legal requirement for any rented accommodation and commercial premises. But not a legal requirement for Homeowners who resides in their own property.
  • How do I get a copy of my gas safety certificate? We issue electronic gas safety certificate which stores on our system for 3 years and can be accessed anytime.
  • Who is responsible for gas safety certificate? The owner of the rented property that being a landlord or a company. It is a legal obligation that gas safety certificate must be carried out annually. By law you must check for gas leaks, check the boiler internally, flue gas analysis and more.
  • What is the fine for not having a gas safety certificate? You could end up in jail for upto six months and fines £6000 on top of that. If results of action lead to death then you will charged criminally and prosecuted in the crown court for man slaughter. The maximum sentence a judge can impose for manslaughter is imprisonment for life.
  • Can I sell my house without a gas safe certificate? Yes. it is not a legal requirement to provide one to the buyer. But can help with prospective buyers as a property with a gas safety certificate and a boiler which is safe and working fine is more appealing to buyers.
  • How much is a commercial lanlord gas safety certificate? Our prices start from £150 for the first appliance. Additional £75 per boiler or £35 per catering appliance. But prices can range for commercial boilers of high output ranges.
  • How long do you need to keep gas safety certificates? Record must be kept for 2 years. We keep a record of all gas safety check carried out on our system for years and can be access electronically via link sent to you email or call the office.
  • How often do you need a commercial gas certificate? 12 monthly check up.
  • Is it illegal to rent a house without a gas safety certificate? A property without a gas safety certificate cannot be let. As the landlord is potentially putting the tenants at risk and in grave danger.
  • Can I sue my landlord for gas leak? If you property had a gas leak. You should call gas emergency services on 0800 111 999.
  • What does a gas safety check include? A gas safe registered engineer will attend your premises to carry out a thorough inspection of your gas pipes – appliances installed – location – siting – operation and flue gases.
 
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