1st Gas Engineers Ltd Information for Landlords 

As a Landlord you are legally responsible for the safety of your tenants 

This means that by Law you must: 
Ensure gas pipework is maintained and repaired, flues and appliances are in a safe condition 
Ensure a gas safety check on all gas appliances and flue is carried out annually. Your tenants can report you to HSE if you don't provide one, so it's important to remember!  
Keep a record of each safety check (CP12 Certificate / Landlord's Gas Safety Record) until 2 further checks have taken place 
Make sure all checks, repairs and installations are carried out by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer 
Issue a copy of the gas safety check (CP12 Certificate / Landlord's Gas Safety record) to your tenants within 28 days of the check or to any new tenant before they move in 
Ensure all gas equipment (including any appliance left by a previous tenant) is safe or otherwise removed before re-letting 
 
Failure to maintain gas appliances could result in loss of life. 
 
You can face imprisonment or be fined up to £20,000 or both, for each offence. If the case reaches Crown Court the maximum penalty may be imprisonment or an unlimited fine, or both. 
Before any gas work is carried out always check the engineer is qualified to carry out the work that needs doing e.g. natural gas, domestic boiler. You can find this information out by visiting the Gas Safe Register website or by checking the engineer's Gas safe ID card. Encourage your tenants to also check the card when they arrive at the property. 
 
You should not assume that the gas safety check meets the safety check requirements, or that a safety check, on its own, will be enough to provide effective maintenance. 
 
Ask for advice from your engineer when necessary. Gas appliances owned by your tenant are not covered. Neither are flues/chimneys that are solely connected to an appliance owned by the tenant. 
Our Boiler Cover offers an excellent service and affordable prices to keep your boilers in safe working order and working efficiently. 
 
Contact us for a free no obligation quotation. 
Gas Safe Registered Engineer Northampton, LPG and Natural Gas
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