Did you know that your landlord has legal responsibilities when it comes to gas safety?

If you rent a property, your landlord is legally responsible to ensure a gas safety landlords certificate (CP12) is carried out for the property annually. Ask your landlord for a copy of the current Gas Safety landlords record. This record shows that your gas appliances have had an annual gas safety landlords check by a gas safe registered engineer.

During a gas safety landlords inspection the engineer may deem your appliance unsafe and switch it off. Regardless of how inconvenient this is, you must keep them like that until the landlord has arranged for remedial work to be completed. If turned back on before being repaired you could be at risk of fire, explosions or carbon monoxide poisoning.

Landlords must also maintain the gas appliances, so it is advisable to check the date when yours were last serviced.

Besides having a gas safety landlords certificate (CP12) completed there are things a tenant can do to minimise risks.

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  • Report any faulty equipment or problems to the landlord immediately. It is a criminal offence to knowingly use an unsafe gas appliance.
  • Ensure smoke alarms are fitted and in working order
  • Although not required by law it is recommended you fit carbon monoxide detectors in any room that contains a gas appliance.
  • Make sure exits are clear incase of fire
  • Keep gas appliances in good condition and have gas safety landlords servicing undertaken annually
  • Contact Transco immediately if you believe there to be a gas or carbon monoxide leak

Tenants are asked to:

  • Allow gas safe engineers into their homes to carry out annual gas safety landlords checks
  • Not to reduce or block the ventilation to gas appliances.
  • To not block gas flues or chimneys- required to remove poisonous fumes away from gas appliances.
  • Not to carry out any work to install or repair gas appliances – all work must be carried out by a Gas Safe Registered Engineer.


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Customer Reviews

Bayo Adgega

Apart from my engineer running late due to traffic, my service went well and I am now waiting for my certificate, thanks for your help :)

Barbara Thompson

Good service and a brilliant company. For my location being on the edge of London is complicated for property services especially as engineers do not wish to travel that far. GSL got an engineer out the next day after booking, he was on time, completed the job nearly instantly and he was gone. I got my certificate 48 hours later and there was no complications. They say if it's too good to be true it probably is right? Not in this case! Cheers.

Michael Baldacchino

The feedback I have is only positive, the engineer was a quality chap and my gas certificate came on time after it was completed. Ill definitely consider your company shouldd I require a similar service.

isidro rotolo

Great service, professional staff and quick response time, impressive! I will be contacting you again soon.

Bruce Dennosa

Gas safety check completed by a gas safe registered engineer, which makes it a gas safe property. Thanks again.

Pal Supply

Completing my CP12 has put me at ease, knowing it needs to be renewed feels like your on a time limit before your gas appliances go crazy. But it's all done now, thanks! :)

Ashley Pickham

So relieved I spent my money on the right things. Great company and I got a great service, thank you.

Arnold Brenden

The discount provided was good, the service was even better! Thank you for your help guys.

Anya Sheifler

I was without an up to date gas certificate for my property for 2 days but you guys done the best you could and booked me in the earliest slot possible, thanks for being keen in helping me and finally completing the job.

Anthony Bug

I was politely asked to leave a review about my experience with gas safety landlords. It was without flaws, they were professional and punctual and the service was completed and passed successfully. Thanks.