If your gas engineer is not Gas Safe Registered then your gas job could be illegal and potentially lethal. You MUST make sure that they have all the necessary qualifications and are totally above board.
Research from Gas Safe Register reveals that unqualified gas fitters do a quarter of a million illegal gas jobs each year. These illegal rogue traders are carrying out this work without the skills or the qualifications to work safely on gas.
Check out the stats:
- £100 million wasted each year to fix gas jobs carried out by illegal gas engineers.
- 1 in 5 homes were found to be “immediately dangerous” due to illegal gas fitters.
- 1 in 3 people would trust a trader that came from a recommendation rather than actually take the time to do due diligence themselves.
The Gas Safe Register Chief Executive stated recently:
“All too often our investigations team find illegal gas fitters preying on the public, using charm tactics. Many use the Gas Safe logo on their van, adverts or paperwork when they are not registered. If you have a boiler, cooker or fire fitted by a gas engineer who isn’t registered to do the work, then you may end up paying to have it ripped out and start again which may cost you thousands of pounds, or worse, cost you your life. With a quarter of a million gas jobs carried out every year by illegal gas fitters who don’t have the skills or the qualifications to work safely on gas, it is vital that people always check that the engineer they use is on the Gas Safe Register or they could be putting their lives and pocket at risk.”
McLellan Plumbing are a Gas Safe registered company that always adheres to the Gas Safe Register code of practice. When it comes to working with gas you have to be competent and you can be safe in the knowledge that all works completed by us will be done so safely and correctly. On any gas jobs you will be left with a detailed description of what gas work has been done in your property for your records.
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Why not give us a call on 07542 781131 or email us at email@example.com and find out how we can help on your next plumbing job, safe in knowledge that we are safe, secure and Gas Safe Registered.