Spotting a Gas Safe Registered Engineer

Do you know that only a gas safe registered engineer is allowed to work on gas and gas appliances? That is to make sure that only highly qualified and competent individuals  are allowed to work on projects related to gas. These are the kind of people we have on our team because our customer and employee’s safety is our priority. What is a Gas Safe Registered Engineer? A gas safe registered engineer is an engineer that has been checked by the official gas registration body and has been found capable of working safely and legally with gas and gas appliances. This requirement is also required by the law which is why Gas Safe Register, a gas registration body is created. Identifying a Gas Safe Registered Engineer While Gas Safe Register help protect you from illegal gas workers, it will always help if you yourself know how to identify a qualified worker when you need some gas work done at home.  First thing that you need to do is ask for their Gas Safe Register ID. All gas safe registered engineers have one and they should be carrying that around. What do you need to look at are the photo, license number, start and expiry date, security hologram and you have to make sure that the engineer is from the gas service company that you employed. Some gas safe registered engineers are only allowed to work on specific kind of gas work so it is important that you flip the card over so you could see that information at the back of the card. The engineer should be qualified to...

Gas Safe Registered Engineer

Why should you get a Gas Safe Registered Engineer? Can anyone be capable of repairing gas appliances? By law, anyone who will be working with gas should be registered at the Gas Safe Register. Gas Safe Registered Gas Safe Register is UK, Isle of Man and Guernsey’s official gas registration body (replacing CORGI) as appointed by the Health and Safety Authority. Its focus is to improve and maintain gas safety that’s why the law dictates that all gas engineers must be registered to ensure that they are qualified to work with gas. An investigation team tracks down individuals who are working illegally with gas and they investigate reports on unsafe gas works. Regular inspection is conducted on Gas Safe registered engineers and the body also works on educating the people and raising awareness on safety. Hiring a Gas Safe Registered Engineer All gas works that needed to be done inside a domestic or commercial property should be completed by a Gas Safe registered engineer. This includes boiler, gas fire and gas cooker service, installation and repair. Gas Safe registered engineers know how to work safely around gas because they are trained to do that and working with gas is not something that should be taken lightly. Although some people would fit their own gas appliance so they can save on money, you should remember that a poorly fitted and serviced gas appliance can be deadly. It can cause leaks that could lead to fires and explosions and worse, carbon monoxide poisoning. You don’t want to put the life of your family and your employees at risk. Because your safety is...

Gas Appliances Repair

If you are looking for Gas Safe Registered engineers who can do you gas appliances repair, RJ Gas Heating Services can definitely help you! Gas appliances is one of our specialty services. We can install, repair and service your gas appliances.   Gas Appliances Here are some of the gas appliances that we cater to: Cooker. A gas cooker is a range or a set of burners whose fuel source is natural gas, liquified petroleum, propane or other similar gas. Repair issues can vary from a simple not heating to a dangerous gas leak. Oven. A gas oven may be attached to the range and cooker, or may be a completely separate unit. Because baking is a more exact art than cooking, a problematic oven can cause a lot of trouble. Water heater. The water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home. Unfortunately, because it is not in use for about half of the entire year, it tends to get rusty when the cold weather starts to come in. Simple issues can cause big inconveniences. Boiler. Your boiler manages the entire heating system of your house. A boiler breakdown is unacceptable especially during the cold seasons. Boiler problems can get annoying and increasingly inconvenient.   Gas Appliances Repair Installation, repair and service for any gas appliance must only be done by Registered Gas Safe engineers. Gas repairs gone wrong have ugly implications. These can lead to broken appliances, fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and leak, and even death. A gas repair done in a Brecon house in 2006 is said to have not been carried out...

Central Heating Problems

RJ Gas Heating’s Registered Gas Safe engineers can fix your home’s central heating problems. We can service your home anywhere in East London. Our technicians are full trained and equipped to install and repair heating systems in homes and offices.   Central Heating Systems Using a central heating system simply means heating your home or office from one source. The boiler is the main part of your heating system. It heats water and distributes the hot water to other parts of your home: your kitchen, bathroom, and other heating units in your bedrooms or living room. A central heating system is an investment you would want to maximize. When used properly and with care, your heating system can help you feel more comfortable in your home. You can even lessen your power bills.   Types of Central Heating Systems There are two main types of central heating systems. A conventional boiler is the simplest to use and probably the most reliable. It includes two water tanks and a cylinder for heating. This means that water needs time to heat. A combination boiler, on the other hand, does not have tanks or a cylinder. It saves you a lot of space and there is no need to pre-heat the water, However, it can only support one to two water sources at a time and is not recommended for homes with several bathrooms or multiple users. There are also other alternate water heating systems such as those that are unvented. Common Central Heating Problems Here are some common central heating problems you may need to watch out for: 1 Boiler is...

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...
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