Annex E Inspection

Issued by a Registered Gas Installer €199

Legal Requirement for Landlords

Gas safety inspections – Annex E Inpection are a legal requirement for let properties, but they can also be a valuable process for any home to ensure all gas appliances are working safely and gas pipes are not leaking.

During a gas safety inspection, the following tests are typically carried out on each gas appliance to ensure they are operating safely and efficiently:

Correct Installation, Proper Functioning, Safe Removal of Harmful Gases, Ventilation Routes, Safety Devices. By conducting these comprehensive tests on each gas appliance, inspectors can confirm that the appliance is safe to use and meets all necessary safety standards and regulations. Any issues or concerns identified during the inspection can then be addressed promptly to ensure the continued safety and comfort of occupants.

As a landlord, it’s crucial to adhere to legal requirements regarding gas safety to ensure the well-being of your tenants and comply with regulations. Maintain Gas Fittings and Flues: You must ensure that all gas fittings and flues in your rental property are maintained in a safe condition.

Annual Safety Checks: Arrange for an annual safety check to be carried out on each gas appliance and flue by a Gas Safe registered engineer.

Record Keeping: Keep a record of each safety check for at least two years. Provide Safety Check Records to

Tenants: Issue a copy of the latest safety check record to existing tenants within 28 days of the check being completed. For new tenants, provide this record before they move in. In certain cases, there may be an option to display the record prominently within the property.