STATIC CARAVAN OWNERS DID YOU KNOW!
As a landlord you have spacific legal responsibilities to your tenants when it comes to gas safety.
Landlord duties apply to:
rented holiday accomodation such as chalets, cottages, flats, caravans and narrow boats on inland waterways.
The Gas Safety(Installation and use) Regulations 1998 deal with landlords duties to make sure gas appliances, fittings and flues provided for tenants are safe.
If you let a property equipped with gas appliances you have three main responsibilities:
Maintenance; pipework, appliances and flues must be maintained in a safe condition.Gas appliances should be serviced in accordance with manufacturers instructions. If these are not available it is recommended that they are serviced annually unless advised otherwise by gas safe registered engineer.
Gas Safety Checks; a 12 monthly gas safety check must be carried out on every gas appliance/flue.A gas safety check will make sure gas fittings and appliances are safe to use.
Record; a record of the annual gas safety check must be provided to your tenant within 28 days of the check being completed or to new tenants before they move in.Landlords must keep copies of the gas safety record for two years.
Caravanmasters Gas Safe registered engineer can carry out all of the above aswell as repairing or replacing aplliances and also the siting of static caravans.