If you have been looking for a tradesman lately, you have probably heard of the terms ‘gas safe’ and ‘the gas safe register’, but do you really know what it means? Unless you’re in the business, it can be hard to understand the importance of the register, and what it means to you. To help you out a little, we’ve written this handy guide to the gas safe register.
What is the Gas Safe Register?
The Gas Safe Register is an online list of all qualified engineers in the UK. It also contains all the rules and regulations they must follow in order to be included on the register. The gas safe register was introduced in 2009, replacing CORGI as the official governing body for gas safety. It brought with it an updated, improved set of guidelines.
What is a Gas Safe Engineer?
To put it simply, a gas safe engineer is an engineer on the register, who follows all of these rules. It is a simple idea that is very important! It proves to customers that they are trained and qualified to work safely on domestic gas appliances (e.g. boilers, fires, cookers). There are a strict set of guidelines that need to be followed in order to keep the customer safe, as well as ensuring a high level of quality with every job.
Why should I hire a Gas Safe engineer?
For your safety
Everyone knows that gas appliances can be very dangerous. They have the potential to leak carbon monoxide, start a house fire or even explode. These risks are generally uncommon, but the chances of things going wrong are much higher if you receive dangerous work. These risks can occur without any warning signs, so it is vital you only hire a Gas Safe engineer. By being on the register, you have the peace of mind in knowing they know what they are doing.
Quality with every job
The Register requires all work to be carried out to the highest standard, to always ensure quality. Our gas engineers never cut corners with their work, giving you something to be satisfied with for years into the future.
You’re guaranteed satisfaction every time, with our professional and efficient service. But we do things can go wrong and, on the off chance you do receive work you aren’t happy with, the gas safe register have an easy complaints process. By being on the register, engineers have to co-operate with any investigations that come as a result of negative feedback.
Need a gas safe engineer in Coventry?
We offer our domestic gas services across Coventry, Rugby and Lutterworth. To get in touch with our team today, call us on 07480 245 506 / 07450 396 141, fill out our contact form, or email us at email@example.com.