Gas Safety Installation Certificate

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Philomena K.
Rav arrived in good time. He was friendly and professional. He answered and explained our questions. Reassured for another year. Thank you.
Kris H.
Suresh was lovely to deal with, a prompt communicator, very knowledgeable and a just a great person to be around. Would definitely recommend/ use again
Cheryl M.
All positive, got the job done , just done the job , no messing around , clean tidy and very pleasant, great price
Michael D.
Great contractor who I'd use again and recommend to friends. He knew exactly what he was doing, was friendly, and considerate of my household and family.
Doug M.
Excellent service all round. Very professional and good communication throughout. Will use again.
Debra H.
Andrew worked hard to tie in with our schedule even though MyConstructor seems to have changed the time of the appointment without me noticing. Andrew communicated very well to keep us informed as he was on the way to us. Andrew identified and resolved the issue very quickly and had the boiler working within minutes. Andrew was very professional and friendly.
Steve C.
Excellent service with great communication regards appointment. The service was carried out professionally and without any issues. The area was clean and tidy. Highly recommended
Patjarin C.
Hello, I am very pleased with the punctuality of the job done by the engineer. He showed up earlier and gave very good advised on how things work. I'd recommend him to anyone
Ella G.
Really lovely guy, did a good job would definitely recommend him and will use him again.
Georgia J.
Gurmit was very communicative, super friendly and did a fantastic job. Thank you so much!
Hayley C.
Engineer was great. Contacted me and the tenants directly. Was on time and sent certificates immediately. Cannot fault the service
Hayley C.
Engineer was great. Contacted me and the tenants directly. Was on time and sent certificates immediately. Cannot fault the service
Sue R.
Thoroughly professional and phoned in advance to let me know he would be late arriving. He gave my boiler a really good check up and I felt confident about going forward to next year because I wouldn’t have any problems with my hot water or central heating. Thank you Alan
Salvatore S.
Gary was brilliant and knew his stuff. Gave me some excellent advice and will use him again in future.
Paul S.
Engineer did everything he was supposed to. Good timekeeping, tidy, pleasant and professional. I have no hesitation recommending him again.
Wojciech G.
Very well established, behaving contractor, had many over the years, but Kazim was different league, job was simple and small, but was pleasure to have such professional at home. He did the job swiftly, explained everything as he was doing it, give some interesting pointers for future. Kept everything clean and tidy, left property in the same condition as he come in. Was sticking to time agreed, on the way communicated his arriving time and was easy to reach out and well outspoken. Great Job
Levison H.
Absolutely fantastic engineer and highly recommended. I didn't attend the appointment but my tenant had nothing but positives to say.
Ian B.
James was messed about by my tenant, however sorted everything out without fuss. Many thanks.
Steve F.
Luke was great, booked him with short notice and he came our did our landlords gas safety check. Definitely recommend
Stephen S.
On every count Jamie was excellent. His positive reviews are very well deserved. As I pioneered customer care in the uk many years back I’m probably more critical than most. Well done , thank you Jamie.
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Gas Safety Installation Certificate - Everything Your Need To Know

The Gas Safety Installation Certificate is a document that you can use to prove that the gas installation and the appliances that are connected to it in your home have been checked, tested and sealed by a competent person. Plus, it ensures that you're up-to-date with all of the latest safety standards.

What Is The Gas Safety Installation Certificate?

Gas Safety Installation Certificate (GSI) is an internationally recognised certification for the installation and inspection of gas appliances. The GSI is a voluntary scheme administered by the British Standards Institute (BSI). In order to be certified, the installer must meet certain standards, including a thorough knowledge of gas safety and the ability to carry out safe installations. 

What Are The Benefits Of A Gas Safety Installation Certificate?

Gas safety installation certificates are an important part of ensuring your home is safe from the dangers of a gas leak. They offer a number of benefits, including: 

  • Reduced risk of a gas leak. A gas safety installation certificate guarantees that your home has been properly installed and maintained to ensure a safe and reliable supply of natural gas. 
  • Protection from potential injuries. A gas safety installation certificate can help protect you and your family from potential injuries caused by a gas leak. For example, if there is a gas leak in the kitchen, the certificate may stipulate that the kitchen must be separated from other areas of the house by a safe barrier such as a wall or floor. 
  • Reduced insurance costs. A Gas Safety Installation Certificate can help reduce your insurance premiums because it demonstrates that your home has been properly installed and maintained to minimize the risk of a gas leak.

Types Of Gas Safety Installation Certificates

There are a number of different types of gas safety installation certificates that can be issued in the UK. Some of these certificates are issued when a new gas installation is completed, while others may be required when an existing gas installation is updated or replaced. 

The most common type of certificate required for new gas installations is the Health and Safety at Work (HASW) certificate. This certificate is required if the installation will be carrying out activities that could cause exposure to harmful chemicals or explosives. If the new gas installation will only be used for heating, a Heat Treatment Plant (HTP) certificate may be sufficient. However, if the installation will also be used for manufacturing, a Gas Installation Certificate (GIC) may be required. GICs are usually issued when a new gas installation is used to supply gas to a commercial premises. The most common type of certificate required for an existing gas installation is the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) certificate. This certificate is usually required when any alterations or updates are made to the gas system. Other types of certificates that may be required include: 

  • A Technical Certificate if modifications are made to the piping or equipment used to deliver gas to consumers 
  • A Fire Protection Certificate if alterations are made to the building in which the gas system is located 
  • A Gas Leakage Detection and Repair Certificate if any repairs is carried out on the property.

Why Should You Get A Gas Safety Installation Certificate?

If you’re thinking of installing a gas safety installation certificate (GSI) in your home, it may be worth your while to think again – according to a recent survey by Gas Safe Register, just one in four people believe that getting a GSI is necessary. The findings suggest that the majority of people (63%) would not feel safe if their home did not have a current GSI.The good news is that there are plenty of good reasons to get a GSI. 

A GSI is a legal requirement for any new installation of gas appliances, including central heating systems and fireplaces. It confirms that the work has been carried out by an experienced, qualified installer and can help to protect you and your family in the event of an accident.

A GSI is also beneficial if you are planning to sell your home. Having one can help to reassure potential buyers that the property is safe for them to live in. Moreover, it can help to attract buyers who are looking for properties that have been well looked after – something that a GSI can definitely help with!

What Are The Costs Associated With The Gas Safety Installation Certificate?

The cost of the Gas Safety Installation Certificate in the UK can vary depending on the size and complexity of the installation. A standard Gas Safety Installation Certificate costs £75-£150, and is valid for one year. The fee includes a consultation, verification of compliance with legal requirements, and a certificate of completion.

However, when obtaining it for a business venture, the cost of obtaining a Gas Safety Installation Certificate in the UK varies depending on the size of the business and the type of installation. The costs for a small company may be less than £1,000, while a large company may pay up to £10,000. There are also fees associated with submitting an application for a GSIC and attending an inspection.

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