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Gas Safety NCS - sleeving and bonding query

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by anyone1234, 19 Jun 2013.

  1. anyone1234

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    I've had my first ever Gas Safety check and i've been given an warning/advice notice (NCS) for my elec meter having no bonding and gas pipe no sleeving.

    Do i have to complete this work for legal compliance? I plan to rent my home and I can't tell if they are "better to have" or "need to have".

    Also, anyone know how much it will cost to rectify please? Thank you.
     
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    Why don't you phone a local gas safe engineer guy to give you a quote?

    Andy
     
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    Ring Gas safe and ask them.

    As to a "better or need" to have, with the legislation in place even if, as you will find that NCS is a designation that you as a householder 'might' ignore,
    as a Landlord do you think it is wise to have less than spot on as this would be noted on a landlords safety inspection. This might cause some tension with any future tenant who may perceive you as uncaring about their safety.

    Get it sorted would be my advice. then you are squeaky clean.
     
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    no bonding on the electric meter? hmmm must start checking those on my cp12s
     
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    Thanks all. I've been getting some quotes via my builder website. I like the idea of ringing Gas Safe.
     
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    MyBuilder is primarily for builders, you need a gas reg engineer!

    Those in the trade don't usually recommend those sites!

    Tony
     
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    No sleeving in vast amount of cases is nothing to worry about hense why its only Not Current Standard in well over 30 years i have never seen it cause a problem with 20 of those years doing emergency callout to gas leaks.
    What can happen is if the building moves it can rupture the pipe ( but most sleeves are that tight it would still rupture0 , secondly there can be a reaction between mortar, building mats ,weather etc and corrode the pipe
     
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    I have seen unprotected pipe rot through and create a big gas leak with some holes the size of a 5p coin showing when I lifted the small bit of broken concrete from around the pipe. Having said that this would have been detected sooner if the landlord in question had kept his landlords inspections up to date.
     
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