UK gas enginneers have and always will be in great demand, highly skilled and trained they offer a number of services to homeowners. Being a gas enginneer is often confused with being a plumber, yet the two can be very different. So what is the difference and how do you know if you need to hire a gas engineer.
In the UK gas engineers have to be registered with the Gas Safe Register (was CORGI). Only those gas engineers registered with the scheme are legally OK to work with gas. For example any works to a boiler requires a gas enginner whereas fitting a new bathroom, unless installing of making changes to a boiler do not.
What are the typically jobs of a gas engineer?
- Installing new heating system
- Installing a boiler
- Boiler servicing
- Full bathroom install