According to the metrological calendar autumn has arrived. The warm summer days that we’ve become accustomed to have made a sharp exit. The schools return, suntans fade, and the trees start their yearly voyage from green to reds and brown….
Across the UK hundreds of thousands of gas fires ignite into life in September. The dancing flames make a return after months of silence. But is it wise to switch your gas fire on, without any further consideration?
Having your gas fire checked in the autumn is a very smart idea. Here is why:
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Safety Check – Is the least you can do:
A safety check is the least you can/should do when you start using your fire again. Below are a list of things, which are usually checked with a gas fire:
A safety check will only list things, which need servicing – a review from a professional. After a safety check, a service will usually follow if any work is needed.
Gas fire service:
After the engineers visit:
After an engineer has worked on your appliance, they may issue you with a report outlining the checks they have done. This may be a Gas Safety Record, depending on what work they have done. However, please note it’s not a legal requirement for this to be issued. It’s probably best to check with the business beforehand what documentation they will provide. You can visit GAS SAFE Gas Safety Record for more information.