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    Gas Safety Certificate - CP12

    As a landlord, it’s solely your responsibility to ensure the tenant’s safety. Therefore it’s necessary to keep track of everything installed in your property to be working in tiptop condition, especially gas-related appliances. But how? Well, for that you will need to have your property assessed by a Gas Safe Engineer and who after thoroughly examining your property will issue you a Gas Safety Certificate, often regarded as a Landlord Gas Safety Certificate.

    A gas safety certificate is a legal requirement if you are thinking about selling or renting your property to anyone across London. It’s a proof for your system to be working perfectly, freeing you from any penalty you might stand accountable for in case of any unpleasant gas-related incident. As per the 1998 safety regulations implemented by the Government, the certificate should be renewed every 12 months otherwise it will lose its validity.

    Just in case you’re thinking about letting, rent, or sell your property or looking for a qualified engineer to carry out all the gas-checks, feel free to call Serviceteam Ltd straight away. We have highly qualified Gas-safe engineers, fully capable of performing any gas related job with a highly efficient approach at the best prices in London.

    To have your order booked, feel free to call us on our number or simply use our online form. Be it a repair, replacement, assessment, or any sort of refurbishment job, Serviceteam Ltd is there to help you!

    Commercial Gas Safety Certificate (Non-Domestic)

    A commercial gas certificate is a non-domestic document issued upon competition of a thorough examination of every gas installation within any substantial residential or commercial premises. It ensures that the appliance meet the current legislation and are safe to use. The appliance must be inspected every 12 months.

    What's included in this service?

    • A Fixed Price: We charge a fixed price starting from £76 + Vat to check each gas appliance* and provide a Gas Safety Certificate when booked online. * Allowing up to three gas appliances. Add £35 + Vat for each additional appliance.
    • A Full Safety Inspection: Serviceteam’s gas safety certificate comprises a full safety inspection of all your gas appliances – e.g. The installation, boiler, cooker and gas fire. During the inspection the physical condition of your gas appliance, its installation pipe work and any air vents will be checked, and a performance test carried out.
    • A Certificate: If everything meets with industry regulations, our engineer will issue you with a gas safety certificate, which you will receive electronically. Should your appliances be faulty, you will receive a full report detailing exactly what needs to be done to bring them up to current regulations and make them safe.
    • Emergency Response: Choose a date and time that suites your busy schedule and a member of our office team will contact you to confirm your appointment slot.

    What's not included in this service?

    • Any congesting zone and parking fees
    • Any repairs or replacements. If remedial works are identified as a result of the inspection a further works quote will always be provided for your authorisation before proceeding.
    • An annual boiler service which can be added for half price – only £45 + Vat.
    • The cost of re-inspecting any of the failures detailed on your gas safety certificate

      More information about Gas Safety Certificate and FAQs

    Other Gas Heating Services in London By Serviceteam Ltd

  • CO and smoke alarms
  • Annual boiler service
  • Gas leak repairs
  • Boiler Repairs
  • Warm air repairs
  • Gas and Heating Engineers
  • Boiler installation Quote
  • Condensesure Installation.
  • Heating Upgrade
  • Hob cooker Replacement
  • Central heating Powerflush
  • Magnetic System filter
  • Thermostatic radiator Valve
  • More About Gas Safety Certificate

    CP12 stands for CORGI Proforma 12, it was named when CORGI was the authorized body for gas safety which is nowadays Gas Safe Register. After CORGI lost its status as a regulatory body they named this certificate landlord safety certificate but still, these two words are used interchangeably. Old gas engineers still call it cp12 while the new graduates have started calling it by its new name.Cp12 was made compulsory so that every landlord ensures the safety of all the gas appliances in a particular property.

    If a landlord doesn’t give property on rent directly and used a third party like an agent etc, it should be made clear in the contract who will be responsible for gas safety issues.

    Vailidity of gas safe certificate

    Gas safe certificate is valid for 12months. Validity starts when the certificate is provided not when the inspection is done. Once the certificate expires you should call your service provider to examine the appliances again and provide a new certificate. If you don’t know any company and confused in selecting experienced gas safety certificate engineers in your area dont worry just pick your phone and call service team now. Our gas safe registered engineers have done it hundreds of time and have provided certificate to many landlords.

    Time required for appliance checking

    Mostly it depends on how many appliances you have and how near they are to each other. The maximum time it takes is 30 to 40minutes to check all the appliances but as already mentioned depends on how big the area is and how many gas appliances are installed.

    In case of Gas safety issues

    If any of the gas equipment is not working properly, a gas safety engineer will inform you on the spot and makes it clear whether it should be repaired or should be kept out of use. If repairing is not an option then it should be kept in store otherwise you can face some serious consequences if you get caught.

    Who can issue a gas safe certificate?

    Individuals or companies registered with Gas safe can only issue a gas safe certificate. To confirm if someone is registered with them or not simply go to their website and check if their name is mentioned on the website that means they are registered otherwise ask them to stop and prove their identity. Secondly, they will have a Gas safe registration card you can check that as well.

    Things that are checked during an inspection

  • Tightness of all the gas appliances is checked.
  • Burner pressure is checked to ensure it’s according to the manufacturer’s data plate.
  • Flue flow is tested to check whether the combustion products are removed or not.
  • Safety devices of all the appliances are tested.
  • Physical condition of all the gas appliances is checked.
  • If any of the above checks are failed, landlords are informed immediately and further action is taken.

    Following data should be on Gas Safe Certificate

  • Name, id, and signature of the engineer.
  • Inspection date
  • Name of the landlord.
  • Address of the property
  • Full information about all the appliances that are examined.
  • Issue present in appliances and their solution.
  • Engineer confirmation remarks on gas safety check.
  • Next gas safety check date.
  • Why Choose Serviceteam Ltd?

    Fixed and Fair Prices

    Looking for competitive prices, advanced expertise, and years of experience packed up in one package? Call Serviceteam right now. We provide an extensive range of services at a fixed and fair price that won’t go up once the quote is issued, no matter what! Moreover, if our men failed to detect the issues within the first half-hour of the service, you won’t be charged for the visit as a good gesture.

    Rapied Response

    When time is of the essence, you can easily rely on Serviceteam Ltd Rapid Response Service. This is characterized by our men responding within 24-hours of your call, fully prepared to work with every necessary equipment on hands.

    Professionalism and Year’s of Experience

    Serviceteam Ltd professionalism is based on our head office staff and tradesmen adhering to a set of standards that portrays an accepted practice within a particular trade area, ensuring high-quality workmanship and an exceptionally experience-based approach towards your project that ensures it to be executed even to the smallest details. Moreover, our user-friendly staff is there to help you 24/7 with your concerns.

    Customer’s Satisfaction

    No matter how reliable a service is, it all comes down to customer’s feedback when one wants to check the credibility of a service. Acknowledging this fact, our tradesmen never compromises on the quality of their work, therefore leaving each of our customers highly satisfied. And that’s why we have gained the trust of every Londoner. You can confirm this by visiting our reviewing platforms like checkatrade and Trustpilot.

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    No matter what the task, be it a repair, replacement, refurbishment, or any maintenance service, our expert team of tradespeople is available 24/7.

    Minimal Charges

    As we aim to provide you the best services at competitive prices. We do not charge for:

  • Travel Time
  • Fuel Consumption
  • Congestion Charges
  • Charges for the following will apply

  • Any extra part/material.
  • Any work outside the scope of Project/quatation
  • Ultra low emisson zone (ULEZ).
  • FAQs
    Q: How long does it take for the certificate to arrive?

    After our Enginner inspect your property we will send you the certificate via email within 5-10 working days

    Q: What is a CP42 Gas Safety Certificate?

    A: It’s basically a certificate issued by a commercial gas safety engineer having commercial catering gas certification on his/her badge. Make sure you check the national gas safe register to confirm if the consulted engineer is qualified enough for the job.

    Moving on to the specific purpose of having this certification, the CP42 Certificates are specifically designed for kitchens and catering embellishments like industrial cooking, restaurants, school kitchens, etc. It is a legal requirement to have a safety interlock system in a commercial premise to meet the CP42 gas safety standards. For school buildings, you might also need an additional carbon monoxide detector with the interlock system to avoid legal troubles.

    Q: How long before you need to renew your certificate?

    A: As mentioned above, you will have to carry out the test every 12 months to ensure compliance with Gas Safety regulations. Each certificate should be kept and archived for future reference

    Q: Is it necessary for landlords?

    A: Yes, all landlords must prove they have a current, up-to-date Gas Safety Certificate for all properties within their property portfolio. It is a legal responsibility demonstrating a duty of care to employees, customers and tenants. Without the annual Gas Safety Certificate, a landlord could potentially put employees, customers and tenants health at risk. Without a Gas Safety certificate the landlord could also be prosecuted under the Duties of employers and self-employed persons act (see below)

    Sec. 35. It shall be the duty of every employer or self-employed person to ensure that any gas appliance, installation pipework or flue installed at any place of work under his control is maintained in a safe condition so as to prevent the risk of injury to any person.
    Also, a landlord’s insurance policy could be in jeopardy if an accident occurs upon expiry of a Gas Safe Certificate.

    The tests must be conducted by a professional Gas Safe Engineer (with appropriate commercial gas qualifications). A domestic gas engineer who does not hold the necessary commercial gas qualification is prohibited from working on commercial equipment as they are not trained or certified to work on these appliances. Always check the engineers Gas Safe number on the Gas Safe website, you will be able to see if 1. If the engineer is qualified and registered with Gas Safe to work on commercial equipment. 2. If the engineer’s gas credentials are current and have not expired. If either of the above then DO NOT engage the engineer under any circumstances. Click on the link ID card for reassurance.

    If the GSC has expired and an accident happens, the landlord would be liable for any personal injuries or damage to the property as it’s unlikely the landlord’s insurers would cover the costs. So, keep records, know when the certificate/s expire and be proactive!. Checking gives peace of mind knowing an engineer with the correct qualifications is working on your appliances. Records must be kept for a minimum of 2 years, although it makes good sense to keep records longer than two years to be on the safe side.

    Q: Is a non-domestic Gas Safety Certificate necessary while selling/buying residential or business premises?

    A: Although it’s not necessary by law to have a gas safety certificate while selling a property, we suggest you ask for one while buying a property. This will ensure the gas boiler is ruining correctly without any defects, risks to health or costly repairs.

    Q: What does gas safe checks typically include?
    A: A proper gas safe check typically includes:

  • if the ventilation blocks working in order?.
  • if the safety devices are working properly.
  • If the appliances are burning with correct pressure.
  • If harmful gases are transferring cleanly outside the home.
  • Q: Do you need Gas Safety Certificate as a homeowner?

    A: No. it isn’t a legal requirement to have a gas safety certificate as a homeowner. However, we do recommend you carry out an annual boiler maintenance service and Gas safety check to ensure your family’s safety. You can rely on Serviceteam London to do the job for you as we have a highly qualified team of Gas Safe Engineers available at your service 24/7.

    Q: What happens if you don’t have a safety Certificate?
    A: If you let or sell your property without having a gas safety certificate, you might face:

  • Imprisonment
  • A substantial fine of up to £5000-£6000.
  • Q: Does a business need a Commercial Gas Safety Certificate?

    A: If your premises falls into the category of warehouse, factory or commercial kitchen/catering equipment then yes, you are going to need a CP15 for floor standing or wall hung boilers or a CP42 is specifically designed for commercial cooking appliances such as Fat Fryers, Range Cookers, Pizza Ovens, Combi Ovens or hot plates and stoves.

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    Choose your preferred method? If not now but certainly in the future you’re likely to have something in your home or premises that needs repairing or replacing? When you do we have various ways we can approach your job;
    • Serviceteam completes so many jobs during a year that we can often provide you with a fixed price for the works without attending
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    When booking online the details of your job, including your preferred time slot/s will be sent to our scheduling department where within one working hour, scheduling will assign the appropriately qualified engineer to your job. You will also receive an alert via email confirming your appointment. You can view details of your job and see a photo of the engineer who will be visiting. If we are unable to accommodate your job at the time requested, due to high demands on our resources, we will be in touch with alternative dates.

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    If our tradesperson assesses your job and believes that the scope of the works need adjusting in terms of time/materials and price, they will seek you approval before the work begins.

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    At the point of booking your service we will log your preferred payment details card number etc. Payment will not be taken from your credit/debit card until the works have been completed, usually within 24 hours. Please note credit card transactions are limited to £150.00. maximum. A copy of your paid invoice and a job-sheet will be emailed to you when payment has been approved. Our dedicated Operations Team, based in London, are on call to discuss any current or future jobs as well as managing your project through to completion. If you prefer to pay with a different card to the one used when booking your appointment, please ask our trades person whilst on site to call the office and update your details.

    How do refunds work?
    You are eligible for a refund if you cancel within 14 days of booking or the job has not been started and is not within the cancellation time frame.

    What if I want to cancel the appointment?
    We understand that priorities and plans change, and you may need to rearrange/cancel your booking. Should this be the case please let us know as soon as possible so we can make the necessary alterations to our work schedules. If we don’t receive enough notice of your cancellation or appointment rescheduling within the terms outlined below, then there is a possibility you will be charged a cancellation fee.

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    (1.) A charge of £10.00 (ten pounds) will be payable if the service is cancelled within 24 hours. (2.) If the scheduled appointment is cancelled within 12 hours (or less) a 50% charge of the booking fee will be applied (3.) If the appointment is cancelled when engineer arrives at the property (on the doorstep - photos and times will be provided) and within our texted 3-hour time slot the full booking fee will become payable. None of the above charges are profit items and only contribute to the cost of late cancellation/lost business.

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    As you know parking in and around London can be problematic and extremely costly (depending on the area) if a parking space can be reserved for our engineer it would be appreciated and help increase efficiency of the service provided (no feeding meters etc or mobile app updating). The quote we have provided does not include the cost of parking and/or congestion charge which will be added to the final invoice (if applicable). Please inform your personal account manager if any special parking instructions like parking permit/free parking can be provided. For properties on the rim of the congestion zone and it is not possible for our engineer to attend without entering/clipping the charge zone, we may need to add the charge to the final bill ? Please check with your personal account manager in advance of your appointment if you’re not sure?

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