What’s involved in Cooker Servicing
Cooker servicing, or any gas appliance work, includes maintaining; adjusting, repairing or disconnecting and removal. This would have to be done regularly to ensure that all appliances in a property are in suitable working order; preferably every 12 months. Landlords are particularly responsible for What’s involved in Cooker Servicing to take place in their rented properties and to obtain a copy of a Gas Safety Certificate to present to their tenants.
It is not acceptable to appoint an engineer or any other individual to carry out cooker servicing if they are not Gas Safe registered. It is also illegal to have a non-qualified individual carry out gas work and then have the work checked afterwards by a Gas Safe engineer. In this case, both parties would be held responsible. Consumers are allowed to adjust any component or controls that don’t directly affect the gas supply or combustion process. In other words, customers who own the appliances can perform the tasks mentioned in the user manual provided by the appliance manufacturer. Other cooker servicing tasks, such as work on the gas supply pipe or combustion case, should be handled by a Gas Safe engineer.
Apart from cooker servicing, Gas Safe engineers have the necessary competence required to determine and rectify plumbing and electrical faults on certain gas appliances, such as boilers.
To find out more on who can carry out cooker servicing in your property and what’s involved in Cooker Servicing, please submit your desired job on My London Tradesmen and you will receive up to three quotes from three different companies best suited to your requirements. All tradesmen that are suggested to you are trustworthy, receive up-to-date training and are registered with all the necessary bodies. The steps to take are simple, in order to make sure regular cooker servicing keeps your kitchen appliances in check and that that they are all safe to use.