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 Safety Info for East London Tenants

Call RJ Gas, and our Registered Gas Safe engineers will ensure gas safety is guarding and protecting your family and home today. Gas safety and the Law In these economic times more people are renting than ever. It’s important to RJ Gas that our friends and neighbors around the East London area know what their landlord’s responsibilities are concerning gas safety. Here’s a simple breakdown: The pipework of the property, along with major gas appliances, and flues must be properly maintained. At least one gas  check needs to be performed every month. A record must be on hand for tenants to look over the results of annual gas safety checks within twenty eight days of completion. Gas Safety Checks in Short These are about maintaining not only a safe home environment, but an efficient one as well. Gas fittings and appliances must be safe to use. Gas leaks, terrible explosions, Carbon Monoxide issues, and fire can be avoided with monthly and annual checkups. Safety checks are a big deal, here’s a few of the things they include: Check the flues and ensure combustible material is being safely removed. Making sure the gas is burning properly because of an adequate oxygen supply. Diagnostics are performed on appliances to ensure they also are properly burning gas. Safety devices like alarms are checked. The age old adage that it’s better to be safe than sorry definitely applies to gas appliances, and the harnessing of gas energy altogether. With a track record like ours, we enjoy the trust and loyalty of our customers. We’ll make it our mission to protect you, your property,...

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