If you’re a landlord, it’s now a legal requirement to have all gas appliances, pipework, chimneys and flues checked every year. This is to make sure the property you’re renting out is safe for your tenants. To prove that everything’s been checked and approved, you need to show a Gas Safe Certificate.
A Gas Safe Certificate is sometimes known by its previous name of CP12.
The only professional who can legally issue a Gas Safe Certificate is a Gas Safe Registered engineer. They’ll test the gas pressure, tightness, ventilation and flue flow amongst other things. Once they’re satisfied all your gas appliances are working perfectly, they’ll give you a report – which is the gas safety certificate. This is valid for 12 months.
Rogue traders carry out just over a million illegal gas jobs every year. They often use the Gas Safe Register logo and advertise their services online or in well-known directories. We never allow anyone to join our platform without the right qualifications or certifications – our team carefully vets every tradesperson.
We can find you a Local Hero in minutes, so you don’t have to spend hours of doing research. Simply tell us where you are and we’ll share the details of a gas engineer in your area. All our customers give us honest feedback on every one of our tradespeople and we guarantee each job for 12 months. So when we recommend someone, we’re confident you’re in good hands.
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