Gas Cooker Fitting Regulations

It is important to know when having a gas cooker fitted that there are gas cooker fitting regulations that need to be followed precisely. These gas cooker fitting regulations help to ensure your gas appliance and home is as safe as possible after having an installation. The purpose of reading about gas cooker fitting regulations is to get a better understanding and knowledge of what is acceptable and what is unacceptable when installing a gas cooker.

Gas cooker fitting regulations are put in place to ensure the safety of you, your family, your home and your appliance. The gas cooker fitting regulations are a basic set of rules put in place to make sure the law is not broken.

Gas cooker fitting regulations can include:

–          Only a Gas Safe engineer must install your gas cooker.

–          All freestanding cookers with a high level grill require a minimum of 610mm clearance above the grill.

–          A minimum of 20mm is required either side of the appliance.

–          Due to new gas cooker fitting regulations any appliance installed must contain a Flame Supervision Device. The device detects if the flame is extinguished and cuts off the gas supply. This affects flats and multi-dwelling buildings which include dual purpose properties i.e. flats above shops. It does not include detached, semi-detached or terraced houses.

If you have any questions or queries in regards to gas cooker fitting regulations then call our customer service team and we will be more than happy to assist you.

Call us now to book an appointment and our gas cooker engineer can visit your home at a suitable date and time for you.

For further information, please call 0208 2381 982 or email info@cooker-service.co.uk and we will deal with your request.

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