Whether you’re running a restaurant that relies on a steady hot water supply or a business that needs a constant temperature, you need boiler maintenance for two reasons: safety and savings.
The truth is, you could be spending more on bills than you need to if you don’t keep your commercial heating systems maintained.
Or, even worse, you could be putting staff or customer safety at risk.
British Gas Commercial engineer Alan Jeffery explains just how important it is to have annual maintenance checks as part of your business boiler service.
Annual maintenance checks from a Gas Safe registered engineer can help you to:Why do I need regular checks for my boiler?
- stay compliant with legal regulations, such as those found in the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998
- keep your customers and your staff safe
- save money on your bills with a system that’s working more efficiently
- avoid paying higher call-out fees in an emergency
And that’s before you start to worry about the loss of revenue from being unable to trade.
‘It’s very important to have your boilers annually serviced, maintained and checked,’ says Alan. ‘It’s for safety and efficiency. It’s worth understanding your health and safety obligations and checking with your leaseholder, to make sure you know who’s responsible for doing these checks. And remember, for a business you need a commercial engineer, not a domestic one.’
How can I protect my business?
It’s not just boilers that need regular attention. Have a look and see how Careplan can look after your business ovens, grills, laundry equipment and hot water appliances too. Price for a service of your chosen business gas appliance is just Â£79.00 a year.
*Careplan 1 price of Â£79.00 excludes VAT which is charged at 20%. Price of Â£79.00 is a discount off our standard Careplan 1 prices for Worldpay members.
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