FAQs

What is the Gas Safe Register?

The Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the UK, Isle of Man, and Guernsey. According to the law, all gas engineers offering certifications must be on the Gas Safe Register.

How Do I Find A Gas Safe Registered Engineer?

All our engineers are Gas Safe Registered, so you don’t have to waste time looking for one. You can check their Gas Safe ID for assurance. For more information, please email us at hello@gassafetycerts.com or call 020 3011 2389.

What happens if you don’t have a gas safety certificate?

The law regarding Gas Safety is very strict in the UK. The penalty of renting out a property without a gas certificate leads to hefty fines and even imprisonment. Some of the penalties include:

  1. Fines of up to £6000
  2. Invalid insurance
  3. Imprisonment up to six months
  4. Manslaughter charges in case of an accident where a tenant dies due to a poorly maintained gas system.

Do I need to get all my gas appliances checked in my rental property?

Yes, under the law, Landlords are required to have annual safety checks on all the gas appliances, including boilers and flues, in their rental properties. These safety checks must be carried out by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer.

Contact our team of Gas Safe Registered engineers today. Call 020 3011 2389 or email hello@gassafetycerts.com for an instant quote.

How long does a gas safety certificate last?

A gas safety certificate lasts for twelve months.

Do I need to provide a safety certificate to my tenant?

Yes, Landlords are required to provide safety certificates to their tenants within 28 days of completion of checks. For more information, visit our Gas Safety Certificate page.

Do all rental properties need an EPC?

Yes, all rental properties, both residential and commercial, must have an EPC.

Which properties are exempt from EPC?

Properties that are not required to have an EPC are as follows:

  1. Places of worship
  2. Temporary buildings that will only be used for less than 2 years
  3. Buildings with less than 50 square meters of floor space
  4. Buildings that are going to be demolished
  5. Residential and Holiday homes used less than four months a year.
  6. Industrial buildings, workshops, non-residential agricultural buildings.

Can a Gas Safety Certificate fail?

Yes, a Gas Safety Certificate can fail. It can be due to two reasons:

  1. Our engineer identifies a fault with an appliance that could cause harm
  2. We identify a gas leak at the property
  3. A change in the gas safety regulation
  4. The Gas Safety engineer that you used in the past did inspect your property according to the regulations.

Therefore, always make sure to get your Gas Safety Certificate from a reliable company, such as Gas Safety Certs.

How long does it take to receive the Gas Safety Certificate once the inspection is done?

If you are using a reliable Gas Safety Certificate provider, such as Gas Safety Certs, you will receive your certificate within 24 hours after the inspection. After settling your payment, you can easily download the certificate online from the customer portal.

The Gas Safe Register is the official gas registration body for the UK, Isle of Man, and Guernsey. According to the law, all gas engineers offering certifications must be on the Gas Safe Register.

All our engineers are Gas Safe Registered, so you don’t have to waste time looking for one. You can check their Gas Safe ID for assurance. For more information, please email us at hello@gassafetycerts.com or call 020 3011 2389.

The law regarding Gas Safety is very strict in the UK. The penalty of renting out a property without a gas certificate leads to hefty fines and even imprisonment. Some of the penalties include: Fines of up to £6000 Invalid insurance Imprisonment up to six months Manslaughter charges in case of an accident where a tenant dies due to a poorly maintained gas system.

Yes, under the law, Landlords are required to have annual safety checks on all the gas appliances, including boilers and flues, in their rental properties. These safety checks must be carried out by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer. Contact our team of Gas Safe Registered engineers today. Call 020 3011 2389 or email hello@gassafetycerts.com for an instant quote.

A gas safety certificate lasts for twelve months.

Yes, Landlords are required to provide safety certificates to their tenants within 28 days of completion of checks. For more information, visit our Gas Safety Certificate page.

Yes, all rental properties, both residential and commercial, must have an EPC.

Properties that are not required to have an EPC are as follows: Places of worship Temporary buildings that will only be used for less than 2 years Buildings with less than 50 square meters of floor space Buildings that are going to be demolished Residential and Holiday homes used less than four months a year. Industrial buildings, workshops, non-residential agricultural buildings.

Yes, a Gas Safety Certificate can fail. It can be due to two reasons: Our engineer identifies a fault with an appliance that could cause harm We identify a gas leak at the property A change in the gas safety regulation The Gas Safety engineer that you used in the past did inspect your property according to the regulations. Therefore, always make sure to get your Gas Safety Certificate from a reliable company, such as Gas Safety Certs.

If you are using a reliable Gas Safety Certificate provider, such as Gas Safety Certs, you will receive your certificate within 24 hours after the inspection. After settling your payment, you can easily download the certificate online from the customer portal.

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