How to find a trusted heating engineer April 06, 2022 Here at Lakins Heating & Plumbing, we know how tough it is to find a reliable heating engineer, so we've put together some suggestions to help you out. In this article, we'll show you how to choose a trustworthy heating engineer. How do I find a trusty heating engineer? To correctly install your heating system or repair a problem with an existing one, you'll need to find a skilled and reputable Gas Safe Engineer. There are various aspects to consider while looking for and hiring a heating engineer to undertake the job. We've compiled a list of tips to assist you to find a qualified, experienced, and reliable gas safe engineer. Get a recommendation Getting a recommendation for a heating engineer from friends and family is a great way to find out more about their experience with a company and the service they wanted. They will only offer names and companies that they have personally tried and found to be beneficial. Speak with tradespeople You can also get referrals from other tradespeople you know or have collaborated with on similar projects, for example, an electrician or a builder. They may be able to aid you in finding a trained and qualified heating engineer to help you with your heating needs. Look on directories and on review sites You can typically find honest opinions of people who have encountered good or bad engineers online, by either looking through trade directories or reading reviews. Many heating companies will have a reviews page on their website, making it easier for you to read through what people have said about their services. Check accreditations Anyone who works with gas must be registered with the Gas Safe Register by law. It is vital that any heating engineer working on gas in your home or business is Gas Safe registered. Here at Lakins Heating & Plumbing, we are Gas Safe registered, so you can be assured you are in safe hands with us. Speak to us today We are available throughout Redditch, Alvechurch, Bromsgrove and Alcester. You can get in touch by calling us on 07976 271 681.