What is a Gas Fire Service?
Lots of homes throughout the UK are fitted with gas fires to help people get through the cold winter months. As a source of heat that burns gas, anybody who owns a gas fire must have it serviced regularly to ensure that it works safely and at maximum efficiency.
A gas fire service should be carried out on an annual basis by a Gas Safe Register engineer. Boiler-Tech Gas Services are fully qualified to carry out all gas fire services. When you chose our services, you can guarantee that we will conduct your service in a professional and timely manner.
A standard gas fire service from Boiler-Tech Gas Services will include:
- The gas fire’s overall condition
- Check that the ventilation is adequate
- General cleaning
- Check the gas fire’s installation pipework is correct
- Check the wear and tear on the flue, and that it is operating efficiently
If your gas fire is connected to a back boiler, you will need a back boiler service and gas fire service combined. Learn more about back boilers here.
Gas fire service prices will vary depending on how old your fire is, how much you use it and where it is located in your home. To get a full gas fire service quote, contact Boiler-Tech Gas Services.
Why do you need a Gas Fire Service?
Whilst domestic gas fires may be a modern, safer alternative to traditional open fires, they still require lots of service and maintenance. Gas fire service is an essential cost to households who own gas fires. The three most important reasons for gas fire service are:
- Safety – If you own a fault gas fire, you are putting yourself at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Your gas fire should be routinely cleaned to prevent any harmful chemicals from being released into your home.
- Efficiency – Dring a gas fire service, we will check how efficient your fire is by turning it on and doing inspections to make sure it is running at maximum efficiency.
- Warranty – Most gas fires come with a manufacturer’s warranty that requires you to have a gas fire service every year. You must stick to this agreement to not void your warranty.
Boiler-Tech Gas Service offers several home services including:
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