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    Hi just a few random thoughts I hope this helps -...

    Hi just a few random thoughts I hope this helps -

    It is highly recommended to have a CO alarm if you have a wood burner.
    If it is a reputable brand such as Kiddi and in date then your CO alarm...
  2. Heating only on a limited hours in the day

    Are there any rukes and regulations about the time, temperature and control of heating?

    Eg - student house share where tenants have no access to the heating controls.
    Landlord sets heating time...
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    Sorry to come late to the discussion. I don't...

    Sorry to come late to the discussion.
    I don't look on this forum all that often, just when I have a few minutes spare.

    The certificate that you are missing is a Building Control notification...
  4. Opinion - I would be inclined to get gas removed...

    Opinion - I would be inclined to get gas removed unless you are going to want it put back in in near future for selling purposes.

    The Gas regulations 1998 36 - 3
    landlord shall ensure each...
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    No you do not need a new Gas Safety Inspect...

    No you do not need a new Gas Safety Inspect Report when the boiler is installed in Dec if you have one that is current.
    This question is answered frequently look at my other replies to same question...
  6. I don't know why you want to appeal? OK this...

    I don't know why you want to appeal?
    OK this tenant is to be evicted but don't you want the property to be bought up to a decent standard so you can let it again?
    I would have thought you could...
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    Despite all of us using the language of...

    Despite all of us using the language of certificate, pass fail, not valid etc. ... ithis is all wrong in law.

    That piece of paper is an inspection report - a report of what was inspected on the...
  8. So easy t misunderstand people typing on a forum....

    So easy t misunderstand people typing on a forum.
    it is your phrase "nasty beggar" that I'm struggle to understand.

    As for whether he should shut of the boiler in January - in the case described...
  9. Just a note. Building Regs changed and since...

    Just a note.
    Building Regs changed and since April 2013 Gardens, Kitchens and most of the space in a bathroom is NO Longer a special location and therefore nolonger requires Building Reg...
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    I am in Kent. But I liaise with many good GSR...

    I am in Kent.
    But I liaise with many good GSR engineers across the country.
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    Not sure that I even understand what I wrote I my...

    Not sure that I even understand what I wrote I my last reply!

    I would contact the engineer again. Ask him whether he did b, c, d.
    Read out those items to him don't expect him to know the regs by...
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    At the very least on any Gas Safety Inspection...

    At the very least on any Gas Safety Inspection the engineer should do as it says in 26 - 9 a-d of the Gas Safety Regulations 1998. If he hasn't done this for EVERY appliance then he hasn't done the...
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    can't you phone the engineer and ask him (or her)?

    can't you phone the engineer and ask him (or her)?
  14. Do I need to say it? Yes I do. I work with...

    Do I need to say it?
    Yes I do.
    I work with qualified gas engineers and manage a gas safe registered business and I liaise on a daily basis with GSRs who work as sole traders and many of whom work...
  15. She did the right thing. The boiler is classified...

    She did the right thing. The boiler is classified as at risk she is supposed to turn it off straight away - with the permission of the person who is present - usually the tenant.
    This may not seem...
  16. You may have already found this out now. Boilers...

    You may have already found this out now.
    Boilers in flues have to have inspection hatches AND a carbon monoxide alarm in every room through which the flue in void passes.
    Yes this did only come in...
  17. I am not a gas engineeer so I can't comment on...

    I am not a gas engineeer so I can't comment on the technical details. Rules, standards, regulations - I use those documents on a daily basis.

    If you phone gas safe their telephone lines are...
  18. You may suspect they are just trying to create...

    You may suspect they are just trying to create work - putting it your new boiler - and maybe they are!
    BUT they should be able to explain to you why it is at risk - such that you could check it out,...
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    There is no change. Landlords are NOT...

    There is no change.
    Landlords are NOT responsible for the safety or the correct installation of tenant's own gas appliances.
  20. At Risk is part of a sliding scale of dangers and...

    At Risk is part of a sliding scale of dangers and they are clearly defined in procedures - see link below.
    1. Not to Current Standards - as says, may still be safe but wouldn't be installed now.
    2....
  21. Got out my copy of Gas Safety Installation and...

    Got out my copy of Gas Safety Installation and Use 1998 for this good question!
    Reg 36 Duties of Landlords (3)
    I think the annual Gas Safety Inspection is required only if you have appliances...
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    I should also add rigid pipewor is normal - to...

    I should also add rigid pipewor is normal - to the extent that many would engineers would never use Flexi even when it is allowed.
    Your new GSR guy is not likely to be trying to creste work - but...
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    It depends what it says in the manufacturers...

    It depends what it says in the manufacturers instructions for your hob.
    BS6172 says hobs can be connected by flexi - but not if the MI say different.
    So check the instructions.

    But I should add...
  24. Do you know when the boiler was installed?...

    Do you know when the boiler was installed?
    Compliance with building regs via notification came in in 2005 ( i seem to recall). If the boiler was installed after then but not registered it was...
  25. I would never want to live in such a home myself....

    I would never want to live in such a home myself. I want to control who entres my private living space. I would not, therefore expect others to live with such an arrangement. It will be difficult...
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