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CO Detectors - New Legislation

PUBLISHED: 25th Oct 2022

CO Detectors - New Legislation

From the 1st October 2022, All Rented Property must have at least One Carbon Monoxide Detector where the property has a Fuel burning Appliance.

Although a Gas Cooker/Hob is not included legally, I would advise it should be so included for our Landlords, which could mean more than one Co2 Detector being provided.

CO Detectors can be Battery or Mains powered.

If a Carbon Monoxide Detector is not working, a Landlord has a duty to Repair/Renew/Install.

Please note, New Batteries should be installed at the start of each Tenancy.

The Carbon Monoxide Detector should be placed within a couple of meters of the Appliance; This is the manufacturers recommendation.

The above does not apply to Licensable HMO’S who have their own applicable requirements.

If a Property is all Electric, it is not included.

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