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Service and Maintenance – Home safety

Posted on Monday, August 22, 2016

The gas works team are often asked how safe are gas appliances and the short answer is very, however a word to the wise. You should always ensure that the appliance you are purchasing has been approved for use in Australia.

If you are buying a gas appliance online it’s important to check that the appliance has been approved for use in Australia.

A good place to start is the Australian Gas Association’s web site aga dot asn dot au and if you buy online then your appliance must by law be installed by a licensed gas fitter.

There are certain gas appliances that should never be used indoors. BBQ’s and Outdoor heaters are definite no no’s. The main reason for this is that gas outputs carbon monoxide so therefore it is recommended that all heaters be flued to the outside. There is a Better Living video on this very subject.

It is recommended that all gas appliances be regularly inspected by a professional every two years. From time to time the gas flow may need to be adjusted to ensure that it is burning at an optimal mixture. As a guide a healthy gas flame should burn blue with the exception of some decorative gas log fires.

Flues may become clogged blocked or corroded so it is important that these are checked for the health and safety of your family.

Gas Works are also experts when it comes to servicing reverse cycle and evaporative air conditioning systems.

Now Gas Works have qualified gas fitters, plumbers and electricians on staff and can advise you, so check out the gas works website for more information or give them a call, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Gas prices drop

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2016

With electricity prices on the rise there is no better time to install gas in your home. There are still generous rebates available from the Australian Gas Networks.

There are up to $1,500  in rebates you can apply for. In most cases you can get gas connected to your home for free.

If you are looking to save money on your home energy cost then Gas Continuous Flow Hot Water systems are an excellent option as you only pay to heat the hot water you need instead of heating water and storing it in a tank.

When it comes to home heating, gas offers many options like space heaters and wall furnaces and then there are those beautiful romantic gas log fires some of which can be ducted into other rooms. Some space heaters start as low as under $600 so you can keep warm and not break the bank.

If you are looking for a whole of home solution, ducted gas is great alternative to reverse cycle and works exceptionally well with evaporative cooling. The added bonus with ducted gas is right now there is still a $750 rebate on offer for a limited time.

For the master chef in your home you can make your kitchen rule with gas cooking appliances and you know that gas is the choice of all the best chefs for control when cooking. Gas can also help in the laundry with gas heated tumble dryers.

Gas Works are Gas experts and have an extensive range of gas appliances in store. They carry all the leading brands and have a team of qualified installers for your peace of mind. Gas Works is the trusted name in gas for almost 20 years. They are the only remaining group of gas specialist stores left in SA and no one knows gas better. With 6 stores around Adelaide there is bound to be one near you or ask for an in home consultation to be sure that your heating requirements meet your needs.

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