Illegal Gas Fitters Operating in Brighton, Hove and Sussex

A weakened economy and the recent cold weather mean more cowboy jobs are being performed than ever. Since the New Year, Plumbing On-Tap has encountered more botched jobs, illegally conducted by unlicensed gas fitters that we care to count. If a plumbing and heating engineer is not registered with GAS SAFE they are working illegally, and unfortunately more than a quarter of a million illegal jobs are conducted annually, putting people at risk of gas leaks, fires, explosions and death. The potential loses in money and in lives is staggering.

The Gas Safe Register is a regulatory body within the UK to which all heating and plumbing engineers must be registered by UK law.   Engineers who are registered with Gas Safe have a proven track record of possessing the necessary qualifications to work with gas and gas-related products, which is why Plumbing On-Tap employs only the best in Brighton, Hove, and Worthing: registered Gas Safe engineers with a proven track record for professional, safe work.Each Gas Safe registered engineer is given a Gas Safe ID card that allows any prospective clients to check that not only is the engineer certified, but that they are certified to conduct work on the gas-related appliance you need. It’s important to remember that if a Gas Safe certified engineer is conducting work on a gas appliance they are not registered to work on, they are still working illegally; a move that could put you and your family at risk.The hazards of gas are too numerous and risky to leave the job to just anyone, even if that engineer comes recommended by family and friends.  Always check with the Gas Safe register to ensure you are always hiring legally registered engineers.
Plumbing On-Tap can not only provide you with FREE quotes and advice from our trained heating sales advisors,  but we will also provide a reputable member of our staff, completely Gas Safe certified and armed with extensive knowledge in the plumbing and heating business, for all of your boiler needs.  Whether on fittings, installation, or repair Plumbing On-Tap’s first concern is the safety and satisfaction of our clients, and as such we offer twelve month interest free boilers and also a seven year guarantee on all Worcester Boche boiler installations, one of the top brand names in the business.

Plumbing On-Tap is unparalleled for safety and service in Sussex, as well as Brighton, Hove, and Worthing.  Call us on 01273 723600 for free advice on all of your plumbing and heating related inquiries or a quote on a new, eco-friendly boiler installation, and do so in the complete confidence that On-Tap is backed by the certifications, knowledge, and client feedback to handle any job.

Share this article