At Eco Gas Installers, we understand the critical importance of maintaining and repairing gas appliances. Our expertise lies in preventing common issues like leaks, ignition failures, and blocked burners. We address problems swiftly to avoid escalation, always prioritizing your safety by employing qualified professionals.

Common Gas Appliance Problems

  1. Leaks from Faulty Fittings or Connections: Gas leaks, often due to worn or improperly fitted connections, pose significant risks. We meticulously inspect and rectify these issues, adhering to the stringent guidelines set by the South African National Standards (SANS).
  2. Ignition Failures from Worn Thermocouples: Ignition issues, commonly caused by worn thermocouples, can render your appliances inefficient or inoperative. Our team is skilled in diagnosing and resolving such failures.
  3. Blocked Burners or Vents: Regular usage can lead to blockages in burners or vents, affecting the appliance’s performance. We ensure these components are clean and clear for optimal functioning.

Maintenance Services

  1. Annual Safety Checks: Our comprehensive safety checks, conforming to SANS 10087-1, involve a thorough examination of your gas appliances to ensure they meet all safety and operational standards.
  2. Cleaning, Testing, Calibration: We perform extensive cleaning, testing for leaks, and calibration of appliances to ensure they operate efficiently and safely, in line with SANS 10087-2 standards.
  3. Replacing Worn Parts: Worn or damaged parts are replaced with high-quality, SABS-approved components, ensuring your appliance’s longevity and reliability.
  4. Adjustments for Optimal Functioning: We fine-tune your appliances for the best performance, considering your specific usage patterns and requirements.

Our Repair Process

  1. Identify Issues Through Inspection: Our initial step is a detailed inspection to accurately identify the problem, following the guidelines of SANS 10087-3.
  2. Provide Quote for Required Parts/Labor: We offer a transparent and detailed quote for the necessary parts and labor.
  3. Schedule Visit Per Customer Convenience: Repairs are scheduled at your convenience, ensuring minimal disruption to your routine.
  4. Verify Proper Operation Post-Repair: Post-repair, we conduct tests to verify that your appliance functions correctly and efficiently.

Preventative Measures

  1. Annual Servicing: Regular servicing, in compliance with SANS 10087, is essential for early detection of potential issues and ensuring appliance safety.
  2. Inspect Piping and Fittings: We conduct regular inspections of piping and fittings to prevent leaks, following the best practices outlined by the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPGSASA).
  3. Keep Appliances Clean: Keeping your appliances clean is crucial for preventing blockages and maintaining efficiency.
  4. Replace Old Appliances: We advise on when it’s more cost-effective and safer to replace older appliances than to continue with repairs.

Customer Success Stories

  1. Repaired Stove Burner and Valve: We successfully repaired a stove burner and valve, enhancing its safety and functionality.
  2. Replaced Faulty Geyser Thermostat: A faulty geyser thermostat replacement led to improved efficiency and safety.
  3. Fixed Gas Heater Ignition Failure: We resolved an ignition issue in a gas heater, ensuring its safe and effective operation.

Regular maintenance and timely repairs of gas appliances are vital for preventing hazards, ensuring efficient functioning, and providing long-term savings and safety. At Eco Gas Installers, we are committed to delivering services that meet the highest standards of quality and safety, ensuring your peace of mind.