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Old 28-12-2006, 7:00 PM
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Default Fair cost for landlords gas safety certificate

Please can anyone tell me what would be a fair price for a landlord's gas safety certificate and anything to be aware of when booking this? What sort of certificate do you get and how can I check that what I receive is correct/genuine?

Many thanks in advance.
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Old 28-12-2006, 7:44 PM
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On the flat I am renting, I pay £35. That is for one combi boiler and a gas hob.
It's arranged for me through my letting agent and I don't charge the tenant extra for it. It is part of the rental expenses and the landlords legal responsibility.

Certificate must be issued by a registered Corgi gas engineer every year.

This is useful:
http://england.shelter.org.uk/advice/advice-336.cfm

I also provide carbon monoxide indicators for the tenant - it's not a legal requirement, but it's added back-up.

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prices around here vary from about 50 to 100 quid.
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Old 21-08-2009, 12:41 PM
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We do an appliance service at the same time as the Safety Certificate, and if there was just a gas boiler at the property the charge would be £65+ vat. (an extra £20 for a gas hob or cooker)
There will be a copy for the tenant, and a copy for the letting agent/private landlord. There will be the engineers GasSafe registration number on the Certificate so you would be able to check this if necessary.
Most letting agents have their own favoured engineers/companies but I would doubt that the £35 price would include servicing so you would have to find someone else to do that or pay extra.
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Old 01-02-2010, 3:05 PM
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We pay £39 each and we live in an expensive area.



I suggest thats a good price for our location.



CLICK: Gas Safety Certificate




Hope that helps.


kAREN.

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Old 06-02-2010, 7:49 PM
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We were quoted £67.50 inc. vat by our letting agents, and that was for a boiler and a gas cooker. However, I did find a quote for £50, which is the cheapest I found.
That's in Lancashire.
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I charge £55 for the boiler/first appliance, £30 for a fire, if done at the same visit, £10 for a hob/cooker and £5 for the certificate, all plus vat.
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Old 04-05-2010, 12:28 PM
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My hubby charges £40 for up to 4 appliances - we are in the North East.
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I use British Gas - I pay £15 a month for gas servicing and breakdown and the £24 for a gas safety certificate. Takes all the hassle out of it.
Target of wind & watertight by Sept 2011
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Old 20-05-2010, 4:56 PM
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I paid £80 for a boiler service and the guy gave me a gas safety certificate too - that's in London.
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Old 20-05-2010, 11:43 PM
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some useful info here, once again mse comes up with the goods.

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Originally Posted by yummymummyofthree View Post
We pay £39 each and we live in an expensive area.



I suggest thats a good price for our location.



CLICK: Gas Safety Certificate




Hope that helps.


kAREN.
edit
sory just to let other users know, I booked a gas safety certificate and a epc energry performance certificate from the chap above for £79. Im paying extra for a carbon monoxide alarm (responsible landlord and all that )

will update with what went on.

TT

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some useful info here, once again mse comes up with the goods.



edit
sory just to let other users know, I booked a gas safety certificate and a epc energry performance certificate from the chap above for £79. Im paying extra for a carbon monoxide alarm (responsible landlord and all that )

will update with what went on.

TT

Update,
Everything went fine, work completed as expected, no problems with gas but I knew that anyway. slightly rushed but professional independent who did the epc and gas certificate in one go at a price I couldnt find anywhere else.

Would recommend.
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We pay £39 each and we live in an expensive area.



I suggest thats a good price for our location.



CLICK: Gas Safety Certificate




Hope that helps.


kAREN.

Hi Karen,
I thought that I should issue a personal thank you to you and to the gentleman who I used for my gas safety certificate and landlords energy performace certificate.

I called the company he came out the next day. I wasn't at the property at the time and I asked if the keys could be collected from the estate agents. They were without issue and I have since been issued with an invoice to pay.

I will use this gentleman again when I sell my current property and need a EPC. It was value for money I must say.

Sorry if this sounds like a testimonial.

Thanks Karen and thanks Mr AJ.

(he told me that he has seen this website)

sorry I cant post links so had to edit your post a little, sorry

Claudia

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Hi Karen,
I thought that I should issue a personal thank you to you and to the gentleman who I used for my gas safety certificate and landlords energy performace certificate.

I called the company he came out the next day. I wasn't at the property at the time and I asked if the keys could be collected from the estate agents. They were without issue and I have since been issued with an invoice to pay.

I will use this gentleman again when I sell my current property and need a EPC. It was value for money I must say.

Sorry if this sounds like a testimonial.

Thanks Karen and thanks Mr AJ.

(he told me that he has seen this website)

sorry I cant post links so had to edit your post a little, sorry

Claudia
Hmmm, I am sure that a really thorough gas safety check was carried out for £39...not

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Old 03-08-2010, 9:38 AM
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Hi,
Anyone in Mid Cornwall do a reasonable quote please ?

I have 2 apartments that have a gas boiler, (& poss a gas fire in same room), in Bodmin.

Everything else is lectric.

[maybe worth a trip for someone who hasn't been to this historic place: Jamaica Inn, Bodmin Moor, Bodmin Jail etc]

There are 15 units in the block, I can try to get more custom for later.

cheers all

ooooooops - apologies for hijacking - will start my own

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Old 23-08-2010, 9:44 PM
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I have just paid £85 for two in the same block of flats. I am in Luton.
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although its spam, thats a damn good price for a gas safety check

some1 mentioned rushed, but its not hard to do the checks.

the hard part is the qualification

i have family in the trade, and they charge me 40 quid.

he used to want more til i started going elsewhere

by the way, hi every1. im new and not a spammer
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although its spam, thats a damn good price for a gas safety check

some1 mentioned rushed, but its not hard to do the checks.

the hard part is the qualification

i have family in the trade, and they charge me 40 quid.

he used to want more til i started going elsewhere

by the way, hi every1. im new and not a spammer
spam where???????
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Old 11-10-2010, 12:08 PM
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Any Quotes for MID CORNWALL please ?

Just a boiler & cooker hob (2 years old) in two new(ish) apartments - same block.

thanks
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