Gas cooker repair Leyton E10 East London

RJ Gas Appliances Ltd can get your gas cooker repair needs completed quickly and efficiently. Our team of experienced Registered Gas Safe engineers are very friendly and will answer any questions you may have about your cooker.   Your cooker Your cooker is probably one of the most important appliances in your home. It is where you cook your daily meals. There are many types of cookers to choose from – cooktops or ranges, freestanding or built in, gas or electric. The brand choices have also widened over the past years.   Gas or Electric: The Pros and Cons The first thing you may need to consider is the price. Although electric cookers are cheaper than gas ones, electricity is more expensive than gas. Electric cookers use easier temperature controls and the oven heats more evenly compared to gas-run ovens. Although you will have more choices in terms of style, color and brand with electric cookers, gas cookers heat faster because the fire actually licks your pots and pans.   Always Remember… If you choose to have a gas cooker in your home, always have the installation and repair done only by Registered Gas Safe Engineers.   Gas Cooker Repair: The common problems you will encounter Here are some of the common issues you may encounter with your gas cooker: 1) Cooker not working at all 2) Oven not heating 3) Burner not heating 4) Oven temperature is incorrect 5) Too much smoke 6) Gas odor 7) Noisy surface burner 8) Pilot light is out 9) Gas leak 10) Weak flame   It is important to remember that handling...

Gas dangers in winter and annual checks

In the UK, our winters are getting colder and longer requiring the use of our gas heaters, cookers, and fires. Although this gives us an escape from the cold outside, all gas appliances should be checked annually to make sure they are functioning correctly and working safely. Without these crucial checks you could be exposing you and your family to carbon monoxide poisoning and a variety of other dangers. Our customers need to be aware that there are indicators to show when your appliance isn’t working properly and requires servicing: The flame of your appliance is yellow and ‘lazy’ rather than burning with a ‘crisp’ blue flame. Soot marks or black stains form around your appliance The pilot light isn’t continuously on rather flickers on and off There is a high amount of condensation in the room Overall the appliance isn’t functioning correctly. RJ Gas Appliances Ltd Services provides gas fire service and repairs, boiler service and repairs and other gas appliance checks in the London area. Our company believes that safety and value are key which reflects in our much needed value for money service. Our registered engineers inspect your gas appliances in a number of ways: Inspection of settings to make sure that they are burning correctly and are running at the right operating pressure. Harmful gases such as Carbon Monoxide are being disposed of outside your home effectively. All ventilation such as chimneys and flue are clear and fully functioning All the safety devices are working at full function. As a well established company who has been working for over 35 years within our field we...

Gas Cooktop Common Questions and Answers

Gas cooktop problems? Here’s a few of the common questions we get asked, and would like to share with you the answers, it’s our honor, and privilege to be of service to our friends and neighbors in the East London area. Hey RJ, what does it mean if I smell Gas? If you’re not cooking, and you pick up the scent of gas, then there’s most definitely a problem that needs looking into. First things first, disconnect the gas cooktop from whatever power source it’s using. You can call the local gas company and have them investigate it, or, call up the professionals at RJ Gas and we’ll hurry on over and sort you out. Hey RJ why is my gas cooktop temperature wrong? The temperature is typically under the command of a thermostat, which itself employs a capillary, along with a liquid filled bulb. As this bulb heats up and expands, it can pinch the diaphragm that serves as the doorway switch between the gas and the burner. Thermostats can lose calibrations, bulbs can loosen from its cradle, and the result can be faulty readings. If you need help, RJ Gas will send a technician on over to not only fix the problem, but physically show you things you can try if it happens again. Hey RJ why is my gas cooktop getting really hard to start? So you’re turning any one of the little knobs to try and light a burner, and hearing the click sounds from the igniter, but it takes a while to get going. Despite being able to visibly see the sparks, and smell...

Gas Oven Low Flame E10

If you have a gas oven low flame, it may be the flame failure device is faulty and needs replacing.   A flame failure device ensures that when a flame goes out that no gas escapes protecting you and family from carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning should never be taken lightly, it causes far too much harm every year for people not to treat it with respect. Please take time to memorize the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning so that you’re familiar with them. Additionally, make sure everyone in the house knows them inside and out. If you even get the inkling that there may be Carbon Monoxide in the air of your home or business, don’t waste of time and call the proper channels immediately. Help extend the life of your oven and its parts by covering sizzling sausages and food which coat the parts like in the pictures below.     Gas Oven Low Flame There are other reasons for having gas oven low flame that you can check out and fix on your own. Before doing any of the tips listed below, make sure your gas supply is turned off. You can find the gas line behind the oven, and there is a knob that turns it on or off. Clean the burners. Dirty burners can cause gas oven low flame. Using a diluted baking soda mix and a toothbrush, gently clean the surface of the burner as well as the burner holes. Use one end of a paperclip to poke through the burner and remove any more dirt inside. Check the oven’s thermostat or...

Gas Oven Not Getting Hot

Gas oven not getting hot? If oven flame stays low and does not rise to a full flame then there may be a possible fault in the flame failure device that would need replacing. If the oven flame has worked for a while then stops working check the probe that is usually in the flame and see if it has gotten dirty or has been moved. If dirty very carefully clean and make sure it is in the correct position and dry. If all looks okay then it is probably the flame failure device (FFD) which will need replacing. Gas oven not getting hot still? If the oven flame is low and the top cooker flames are low as well there could be a gas flow problem to the whole appliance. Has someone turned off the valve recently for something? It is possible they did not turn it on fully. This would restrict the gas flow to the whole appliance. If your gas oven not getting hot or gas heating appliances causing trouble we can...
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