CO Prevention is Better Than Cure

CO Prevention is better than cureFor the charities and organisations raising awareness of carbon monoxide (CO), a big question remains: why is a preventable problem still killing people and making thousands ill every year? In this blog post, we shine a spotlight on the work being done to keep people safe from CO. How to stay safe Get an annual gas safety check and have gas, oil, and solid fuel-burning appliances serviced every year.Fit an audible CO alarm in the same room as ever...

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A guide to landlords' gas safety checks and records

This article gives guidance on the responsibilities of gas engineers and landlords carrying out landlords' gas safety record checks.As gas safety check must be carried out at least every 12 months on every relevant gas appliance and relevant chimney/flue owned by the landlord and provided for the tenant to use. For new gas appliances, an annual check must be carried out within 12 months of installation. When tenants leave a property, landlords must ensure that gas appliances and fittings are ...

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Servicing can save money

In a bid to meet the country's 2050 carbon reduction objectives, the possibility of using alternative fuels - or at leat a different quality of gas - is becoming more likely. As many of these solutions involve changing the chemical properties of the gas that we use., inevitably this will have an impact on the performance of our appliances, making the need for regular checking and servicing of a heating system imperative. 1) Check the waterMost homeowners regard the content of the pipewor...