7 Gas Safe Tips

Here are 7 gas safe tips to help you improve the safety within your home. It’s important to know about gas safety as a faulty boiler or central heating system can kill. We have created a full comprehensive article on gas safety, which can be accessed by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Quick overview on Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Carbon monoxide is produced when fuels such as gas, oil, coal or wood do not burn fully. When a fire burns in an enclosed space, such as a room, the oxygen is gradually used up and replaced with carbon dioxide. The fuel is unable to burn fully and releases carbon monoxide. After breathing in carbon monoxide, it enters your bloodstream and mixes with haemoglobin (the part of red blood cells that carry oxygen around your body), to form carboxyhaemoglobin. When this happens, the blood is no longer able to carry oxygen, and this lack of oxygen causes the body’s cells and tissue to die. Read more


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CONTACT US: If you are ever in doubt and need a professional, call us on 01628 533 550 for some friendly advice or to book a gas safe engineer. Alternatively contact us via customercare@heppelthwaite or via the online booking system


  1. I read your main article and find it shocking about the illegal gas fitters out there. How can people put peoples lives at risk like that. Thank you for writing the article.

    • It’s bad, and it happens all to often. Glad you found the article useful. Thanks

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