Regardless of the type of service you require, it is important to note that it is the duty of the Landlord to see to the safety of the Tenant and the letting property for the period of the tenancy.
Landlords have certain regulations they need to observe to, which as Agents, we have to make sure they are seen to.
‘Social’ and ‘Private’ Landlords have been mandated by law to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) starting from 1st October 2008.
Gas Safety (Installations and Use) Regulations 1994 (1996)
All gas appliance installations on the property must be checked by a qualified Engineer – Gas Safe/CORGI – yearly.
The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994
Electrical equipment on the property are required to be “safe and of no risk or injury to human or animal”.
It is our job as agents to ensure that all relevant items are safe and if they are not, we recommend qualified electricians to ensure that they are [This is usually done for a charge]