Call the National Gas Emergency Service immediately on 0800 111 999 if you smell gas or think there is a gas leak.
For information on gas safety, call the free Gas Safety Advice Line on 0800 300 363.
Your landlord must make sure that the gas supply and appliances they have provided are:
You are responsible for any gas appliances that you own. Your landlord is usually responsible for any flues, pipework or chimneys they are connected to.
When a Gas Safe engineer checks the appliances owned by your landlord, you can ask them to check your appliances, but you may have to pay for this.
A Gas Safe registered engineer will give your landlord a gas safety record after inspecting your home. This is often called a gas safety certificate. If the record shows there are problems that affect gas safety, the landlord must get the problems repaired.
A private landlord must install:
If you have gas or oil heaters and boilers, carbon monoxide detectors are recommended but not required.
The detectors and alarms must be in proper working order:
You are responsible for checking they are still working after that. If an alarm or detector stops working, contact the landlord to arrange for new batteries or a replacement.
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