Gas Safety Week – MJC Keeps The Community Safe!
Did you know that Gas Safety Week is coming soon? MJC Plumbing is committed to raising awareness about the importance of gas safety all year round! 😊
We’re keen supporters of this fabulous national safety campaign which was started in 2011. Join us in our mission to get the message out. We encourage all our customers and the public to book their annual gas safety check as soon as possible.
Team MJC – Gas Safe Registered Engineers
It’s crucial that you regularly have your gas appliances and pipe work checked by a Gas Safe registered engineer. All our engineers are Gas Safe registered and we’re devoted to making sure our community feels secure and has peace of mind!
When carrying out inspections, our engineers will service your gas appliances and gas works, and immediately flag up potentially dangerous scenarios. We carry out all necessary repairs as soon as possible.
Beware of Illegal Gas Fitters
The law states that only Gas Safe registered engineers can fit, repair and service domestic gas appliances, however, the Gas Safe Register estimates that there are more than 7,500 illegal gas fitters working across the UK. There may be up to 1.1 million gas jobs carried out by unqualified tradespeople each year.
Top 10 unsafe cities in the UK Percentage of illegal gas jobs found to be unsafe
- Leeds 96%
- Nottingham 86%
- Southampton 80%
- London 74%
- Edinburgh 71%
- Manchester 68%
- Sheffield 63%
- Liverpool 61%
- Glasgow 59%
- Birmingham 54%
(Source: PropertyInvestorToday.co.uk – 2017).
Gas Safety Week Top Tips
Don’t wait for your annual check, look out for potential problems all year round by checking your gas appliances for faults and early warning signs.
prevention is better than cure
Team MJC believe that ‘prevention is better than a cure’. We offer a cost effective bespoke maintenance service. This will ensure that your gas appliances are always running at their most efficient setting and optimum performance. We pick up minor faults before they turn into a major problem!
REGULAR checks & servicing
Get your gas supplies and appliances checked a by a Gas Safe registered engineer every year. Poorly serviced and badly fitted gas cookers, fires and boilers can cause gas leaks, fires, carbon monoxide poisoning and explosions. Regular gas safety checks and servicing of your appliances will also improve their efficiency and performance.
schedule your yearly APPOINTMENT
Be sure to schedule your annual gas safety check on all your gas works and appliances. MJC Plumbing are happy to arrange gas safety checks for you on a year-by-year basis. We’ll notify you when it’s time for your next check. Our convenient service makes your life easier and gives you peace of mind.
don’t misuse appliances
Only use gas your appliances for their intended purpose, for example, don’t use your gas oven to warm up a room. It’s vital that you ensure that there’s enough ventilation for your gas appliances. This enable it to burn correctly. So, make sure you’re not blocking any air vents which provide the air supply to your gas appliance.
Get a carbon monoxide alarm
Purchase a carbon monoxide alarm and install it near to your gas appliances.
check engineer is gas safety registered
Always ask to see the engineer’s Gas Safe Register ID card: Watch the video below for further info on what to look out for.
16% of people would trust an engineer if they just told them they were registered, rather than check their ID card?
(Source: Gas Safe Register Research – October 2014-March 2016).
Landlords – Gas Safety Certificate
We offer a hassle-free scheduling which is invaluable if you’re a Landlord with several properties. Our Gas Safe registered engineers will attend your property at a time to suit you, to carry out a meticulous gas safety inspection.
Following our inspection, we’ll provide you with a full inspection report/Gas Safety Certificate containing the details of the checks that we’ve carried out. We’ll also record any remedial work completed and/or needed, confirm that it meets the required safety standards, and state clearly when it will need to be serviced again.
Gas Safety Week is 18th – 24th September, and we’re doing all we can to keep our customers and community safe.
Don’t put your family, staff or tenants at serious risk. Book your gas safety inspection today. Call our friendly team on: 020 7064 6777. We can also send you a reminder for your annual gas safety check, whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or landlord! 😊