Buying a new home
Make sure that your new home is gas safe
Homebuyers cannot always be sure when the gas appliances in their
new home were last safety checked and serviced.
Ask your vendor for an annual gas safety
record which shows that a Gas
Safe registered engineer has checked the
If your vendor cannot supply an up to date annual gas safety record, you should get a Gas Safe registered engineer to check the gas appliances before you move in.
This check should include the gas boiler, oven, hob and gas fire.
The registered engineer will give the vendor a gas safety record which they should handover to
you before you move in.
Better Gas Safe than sorry. Poorly maintained or badly
fitted gas appliances can put you at risk from gas
leaks, explosions, fires and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms
- loss of consciousness
Find out more about carbon monoxide