Landlords Gas Safety Certificates in Peterborough.
Landlords Gas Safety Certificates (CP12) Apache Gas
Landlords Gas Safety Certificates in Peterborough & Cambridgeshire. "CP12" Inspections carried out by GAS SAFE registered engineer ( GAS SAFE has replaced Corgi for gas fitters register)
A landlord's gas safety duties - what you should know
Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, make sure you understand the laws about gas safety.
Gas safety for landlords
Running a property can be a stressful business. But are you aware of your legal gas safety duties as a landlord? Every year, landlords are conned by illegal gas workers who perform poor gas work, causing serious illness and death of tenants. And if it's your property, it's your responsibility
Gas safety for tenants: Have you asked to see your landlord's gas safety certificate?
Being a tenant means there's always a landlord responsible for the gas appliances. But when was the last time you asked to see your landlord's gas safety certificate? If it hasn't been updated within the last year, you could be in danger of carbon monoxide poisoning. Illegal gas workers are renowned for conning landlords with unsafe gas work, resulting in serious illness and even death.
Gas safety for students
Students, be aware of your rights! Student accommodation can be great fun, but to avoid gas dangers that could kill you, ask to see your landlord's gas safety certificate. By law, your landlord must be able to show you their landlord's gas safety certificate to ensure the safety of you and your housemates. The great news is it won't cost you a penny and it could save your life!
Understanding the law for rental accommodation
If you are a landlord letting a property equipped with gas appliances you need to understand and comply with the law relating to gas safety.
If you let a property, you must make sure that pipe work, appliances and flues provided for tenants are maintained in a safe condition. You need to have a gas safety check every year. A Gas Safe registered engineer must carry out the safety check in your properties. You must give your tenants a copy of the gas safety certificate within 28 days of it being carried out or before they move in.
You are also obliged to show your tenants how they can turn off the gas supply in the event of a gas leak.
As a landlord, you are legally responsible for making sure that a Gas Safe registered engineer checks the gas appliances in your rental properties every 12 months and gives you copies of the gas safety certificates.
Gas safety certificates - CP12
When your Gas Safe registered engineer has checked the gas appliances in your rental property they will give you a gas safety certificate. This certificate confirms the gas appliances have been checked and are safe.
You must give your tenant a copy of these gas safety certificates within 28 days of the checks being done, or give a copy of the gas safety certificate to a new tenant before they move in.
Remember, you must keep a record of each safety check for two years.