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Regulatory Compliance

Home Minders

If you are interested in finding out more about any of our landlord services please complete the enquiry form or feel free to email the office via our contact us page, or telephone on 020 8447 1948.

There are several specific legal obligations and responsibilities on a landlord with regard to fire safety for furniture & furnishings; gas supply and appliances; plus electrical wiring and appliances.

It is essential that landlords take these responsibilities seriously – failure to comply can lead to large fines and even imprisonment.

We can advise you further on all these obligations to ensure you have full peace of mind.

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a legal requirement and measures the energy efficiency of a property. Home Minders can arrange for this to be completed

Gas Safety Regulations - It is a landlord’s legal responsibility to ensure that all the property’s gas appliances and fixed installations are maintained in good order and checked for safety at least every 12 months by a Gas Safe registered engineer. Home Minders organises gas safety certificates on behalf of our landlords using specialist Gas Safe engineers. Further comprehensive information is provided on www.gassaferegister.co.uk. As your agent, it is essential that we are in possession of a copy of the valid gas safety certificate before we can release keys to a tenant for check-in.

The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 - These regulations impose an obligation on the Landlord to ensure that all electrical appliances and installations left as part of a let property are safe. We recommend that all electrical appliances in let properties are regularly checked and serviced. Home Minders can organise these checks on your behalf.