Time to update your Gas Safety Checks? Welcome to TR Gas Safety Services

Time to update your Gas Safety Checks? Welcome to TR Gas Safety Services

As more and more UK landlords are charged with breaching gas safety legislation, at Tenant Referencing UK we are happy to announce that we can now offer our landlord and letting agent members TR Gas Safety Services.

The Gas Safety Regulations 1998 outline the duties of landlords to ensure gas appliances, fittings and chimneys/flues provided for tenants are safe.

Your responsibilities as a landlord are:

Maintenance: pipework, appliances and chimney/flues need to be maintained safely and should be serviced in accordance with the frequency given in the manufacturer’s instructions, however if these are not available you should ask a Gas Safe registered engineer to service them annually.

Gas safety checks: It is a legal requirement to have all gas appliances safety checked by a registered engineer annually and you also need to maintain gas pipework and flues in a safe condition. 

Records: A record of the annual gas safety check should be provided to your existing tenants within 28 days of completion, or to new tenants upon the start of their tenancy. If the rental period is less than 28 days at a time you may display a copy of the record in a prominent position within the dwelling. It is recommended that you keep copies of the records for at least 2 years.

If you are in need of your annual Gas Safety Checks then simply fill out this form and we will arrange everything for you ASAP.

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