Mobile Home Park
If you own a mobile home, then you will know gas safety is very important.
When was the last time you had a mobile home gas safety inspection?
It seems that not all mobile home owners take gas safety seriously, the reasons seem to be because the mobile home is not used very often.
Just because the mobile is only used for a few months of the year, it does not [...]
Owning a mobile home has its advantages, but just like your main home, it needs to be maintained.
LPG appliances are no different from natural gas appliances, they need to be checked regularly for safety.
We hear many times from owners, that all the LPG appliances in my mobile home don’t get used that much.
So don’t need checking as often. Wrong.
The problem here is when an [...]
Carbon monoxide is life-threatening even at a relatively low concentration. You cannot see it, even smell it,
So how do you detect it?
The best way is to install a good quality detector in your property, don't buy those cheap ones you see on eBay, they are just cheap imports that could cost a life. Seek advise on the best one to buy.
It’s best practice to install one in every room [...]
The Gas Supply
The gas supply feeding our boilers in the home, especially the combination boiler is very important if we want the boiler to work to its full potential.
As a gas safe registered installer,
I have come across many boilers not working as they were designed to,
IE, only working at half there design value.
The main reason for this is the gas supply,
but when you [...]
Gas safety certificates
Gas safety is very important,
Carbon monoxide is an odourless and tasteless gas that takes the lives of
hundreds of homeowners across the UK each year.
Hiring a Gas Safe Registered engineer is the best way to protect yourself and your family.
The Gas Safe Register
The Gas Safe Register is designed to bring clarity to the gas
registration scheme and [...]
What are condensing boilers?
Condensing boilers were designed to be more efficient than the old style conventional boilers.
They work in a totally different way.
They recover heat that would have been lost through the flue on the old style boiler and so save on the energy bills.
The old style boiler would lose somewhere around 40% of heat through the flue! but today's modern [...]
Mobile Home Gas Safety Inspection Advice
Owning a mobile home can be fun, getting away at weekends with the family as well as spending long periods in the summertime.
But how safe is your mobile home?
Your mobile home is like an extension of your main home, and as such, needs an annual gas safety check
carried out to make sure you and your family will be safe.
So what is a [...]
When Was The Last Time You Had Your Boat Gas System Checked?
If you own a boat then you know how expensive it can be to keep it on the water,
what with the mooring fees, insurances as well as the fuel charges.
The upkeep of any boat is very expensive.
So when was the last time you had the boat gas system checked?
When you think about it, LPG (Liquid petroleum gas) is probably the [...]
LPG Gas Central Heating
Mobile Home LPG Gas Central Heating
More and more people in the United Kingdom are now buying mobile homes.
They can spend quality time with their families at weekends and even for the annual summer holidays.
But as we all know the weather can sometimes be a little fresh in the evenings and sometimes during the days.
Having LPG gas central heating in your [...]
Gas Safety For Tenants and Rentals
When you take over a tenancy it’s important you receive a copy of a gas safety certificate
Before you use any of the gas appliances including the central heating.
Gas safety for tenants is sometimes overlooked if renting from private landlords, especially first time landlords,
but the law states that any rented property, even if only rented [...]