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Reasons to Hire a Gas Safe Registered Engineer

If you're in need of plumbing and heating services across Snodland, Kent and the surrounding areas, including Maidstone, Rochester and Chatham; you've probably had a look for reliable and professional tradesmen. However, have you considered or questioned whether they are Gas Safe registered? It is vital when hiring a heating engineer that they are Gas Safe registered to ensure your home receives a reliable, professional and safe service. If you require a Gas Safe registered engineer in Maidstone, Rochester, Chatham or any of the surrounding areas, why not get in touch? You can reach us via our phone number on, 07534 907893.

What is the Gas Safe Register? 

Wondering what the Gas Safe register is? Well, you're in the right place, so let us explain! Simply put, the Gas Safe register is a list of all U.K businesses or engineers that hold the all the essential qualifications to legally work with gas appliances. There are plenty of appliances throughout our home where a Gas Safe registered engineer is the appropriate individual to work on them; such as gas boilers, gas fires, gas cookers, gas hobs etc. Businesses and engineers that are on the Gas Safe register are subject to regular quality checks on the work they have conducted; therefore, if their work is considered substandard and below the expectations of Gas Safe, they can expect to be suspended from the register or even totally removed. 

Why Is it Important to Hire a Gas Safe Registered Engineer?

Now that you're aware of what a Gas Safe registered engineer is, you're probably wondering why its important to hire a Gas Safe registered engineer to perform plumbing and heating services throughout your home. 

Piece of Mind 

Hiring a Gas Safe registered engineer offers the piece of mind you want when having an engineer perform plumbing or heating services throughout your home. By hiring a Gas Safe registered engineer, you'll get just that. 

Knowledge and Experience 

In addition the having the piece of mind you want when hiring an engineer, you can also rest assured that Gas Safe registered engineers know what they are doing! They have all the essential knowledge and experience to be a Gas Safe registered engineer and on top of this, their work is regularly checked to ensure it is up to the expected standards!

Now that you know why you should hire a Gas Safe registered engineer, find out below how you can be sure that your engineer is on the Gas Safe Register. Always remember not to cut corners with the plumbing and heating services you receive for you home!

How Do I Know My Engineer is Gas Safe Registered? 

If you're wondering how you can tell if the engineer you have hired is Gas Safe registered, below are a couple of ways for knowing exactly that and giving you piece of mind that your plumbing and heating needs are in the right hands. 

Simply ask! You can actually just ask your engineer to show you their Gas Safe card. Why? Well, that's because they are legally required to provide you with this upon request.

Alternatively, the second way you can go about getting this information is by having a look over on the Gas Safe Register website. On the website, you can check over a engineers credentials using their registration number of company name etc 

Need a Gas Safe Engineer in Kent? 

If you require a Gas Safe engineer across Maidstone, Rochester and Chatham, then get in touch with us here at LP Plumbing & Heating. You can reach us via our phone number on, 07534 907893. Alternatively, you can drop us an email at, or use our contact form on the website to leave us a message!