Services

Gas Appliance Service

Gas Appliance Servicing entails a thorough servicing of the gas appliance, dismantling and clean wipe down of all internal components, operational testing, visual test of all parts and identify parts showing signs of fatigue or heat damage, to replace on approval.

Depending on the appliance, carbon monoxide & negative pressure test on completion of works.

Reporting on adherence to current compliance standards, performance of the unit, and recommendations for any additional repairs in accordance with the Type A Servicing Standard AS 4575 Gas appliances – Servicing of Type A appliances.

Whats Involved

Servicing requirements differ appliance to appliance, our team of registered Type A Gasfitter – Type A Servicing gasfitters in how

Entails a thorough servicing of the gas appliance, depending on the appliance, includes;

  • dismantling and detailed clean wipe down of all internal components
  • visual test of all parts and identify parts showing signs of fatigue or heat damage
  • operational testing
  • carbon monoxide & negative pressure test on completion of works where applicable.

Reporting on performance of the unit, and recommendations for any additional repairs in accordance with the Type A Servicing Standard AS 4575 Gas appliances – Servicing of Type A appliances.

Gas Serviceable appliances (price on request):

Ducted Heater
Evaporative Cooling
Continuous Flow Hot Water Service
Storage Hot Water Service
Ducted heaters
Space heaters
Wall furnaces
Room heaters
Hydronic heaters
Boilers
Ducted heaters
Oil converted heaters
Upright cooker
Cooktops
Wall oven
Side by side cooker
Bench top cooker

Open Flued Gas Appliance Servicing

Type A servicing and inspection work for open flued gas appliances (for more detailed information, see the Type A Servicing Standard AS 4575 Gas appliances – Servicing of Type A appliances)

Visual inspection and testing to establish compliance with current Gas Appliance standards (separate from a Safety Check reviewing for Safety concerns with residential rental premises);

Visual Inspection:

  • Is the flue and cowl in good condition?
  • Is there adequate ventilation? (See Gas Information Sheet 58 for more information.)
  • Is the appliance installed correctly?
  • Is the appliance in good condition? Burn or scorch marks on the appliance are an indication of overheating and need to be investigated.
  • Conduct a negative pressure test (a smoke test) as per ESV’s Gas Information Sheet 38.

Cleaning:

  • Clean the fan.
  • Clean the pilot and main burner.
  • Clean all dust from the appliance.
  • Check the operation of safety switches, including thermocouples and thermostats.
  • Check the heat exchanger for metal fatigue.
  • Check the back wall of inbuilt wall furnaces for signs of heat stress. If heat stress is present, further examination of the fan and heat exchanger is warranted.

Testing:

  • Conduct a visual test of all parts and replace them if they show signs of fatigue or heat damage.
  • Check and, if necessary, reset the appliance’s operating pressure.
  • Check all joints for gas leaks. This includes pilot lights, burners, and gas controls.
  • Negative Pressure and Carbon Monoxide spillage testing on completion of works.