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Boiler Servicing & Repair - Bristol

Gas Appliances - Get is serviced keep it safe

It is very important that your gas appliances, including you gas boiler, oven ,hob and gas fires should be serviced according to the manufacturer’s guidelines, at least once a year, especially with older appliances .

If you do not have your gas appliances checked and serviced every year you could be putting you and your family in danger of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Signs that your appliances need servicing

Look out for warning signs that show your gas appliances need to be serviced.

  • Your gas appliance is not working properly
  • Your appliance is burning with a lazy yellow or orange flame instead of a crisp blue flame.
  • You can see soot or yellow/brown staining around or on gas appliances
    The pilot light keeps going out
  • There is increased condensation inside windows

If you notice any of these signs or anything else that is unusual, get your Unigas Safe registered engineer to check your appliances as soon as possible.

Flues and chimneys

Flues, chimneys and air vents allow gas to escape form your home. You must keep flues, chimneys and air vents clear so that fumes can escape easily.

Never block these airways to prevent a draft. Blocking ventilation is dangerous and could result in carbon monoxide building up in your home.

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Effects of carbon monoxide

You cant see it, you cant taste it, you cant even smell it. But carbon monoxide can kill without warning in a couple of hours. You are particularly at risk when you are asleep because you can not recognise the early symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. These include tiredness , drowsiness, headache, nausea, pains in the chest and stomach. These symptoms can mimic many common aliments, and may easily be confused with tiredness.
It is advisable to ask your Unigas engineer to install a carbon monoxide alarm in your home.

Servicing your gas appliance regularly will make sure they are safe to use. It will also improve your appliances efficiency and performance, saving you money on your fuel bills and reducing your carbon foot print.

Unigas Bristol Plumbing and Heating Engineers

for a friendly, reliable service
fully registered and insured

Tel: 07570980875