Anyone who has gas appliances in their property, home, office or business premises needs to be fully conscious of the risks of unsafe and amateurish gas work as the consequences can be devastating to you, your colleagues, your employees or your family. Don’t put lives at risk by using non competent tradesmen always check qualifications and credentials before letting someone into your home or business premises
We have all heard of the expression ‘Cowboy’ when it comes to tradesman and for the most part you simply get substandard, unprofessional and sometimes overpriced work, but when it come to Gas appliances you are putting your life in danger and at first glance you cannot always tell that a Gas fitter is professional which is why it is important to always check and double check their credentials.
Do not let a Gas Engineer into your home to service or repair your boiler, gas fire or gas cooker without first asking them for their official Gas safe register card and once they present it be sure to check the reverse to see if they are actually authorised and trained to carry out the work you have instructed them to do.
Unprofessional people working on Gas appliances is not only dangerous but is a crime, so if you are not shown the correct credentials by the person undertaking the work (not the company itself) report the matter to the Gas safe register right away.
Be safe and always have a professional, registered Gas Safe engineer carry out the work, whether you are having a boiler serviced or replaced a whole new central heating system or just having a gas safety check.
A good boiler that is regularly serviced will last many years, but an un-serviced boiler will not whether it is a top of the line boiler or not, this is why it is important to have your boiler serviced regular by an experienced heating engineer.
To service a boiler or to carry out work on any gas appliance you must be on the Gas safe register ( formerly Corgi Register) so do not try to do it yourself, not only is it illegal but you will be putting you and your family at risk from carbon monoxide poisoning and explosion.
Ascot Services Blackburn is an established, professional and reliable domestic gas, plumbing and heating service based in Blackburn, Lancashire. We offer a 24 Hour Emergency call out service and cover all aspects of heating and plumbing, from boiler servicing and repairs, leak fixing, under floor heating right through to full heating installations.