We provide a full installation service and can complete and lodge the application for a building consent and project information memorandum on the client’s behalf. We also provide a complete installation warranty.
“Where there’s heat there’s fire”? It can be very true when it comes to heating! Simple precautions will help avoid problems!”
It’s a good idea to have a fireguard around any heater – particularly if there are children about! And ALWAYS use a guard around an open fire
Make sure you know exactly how to operate your heater. If you have questions, ask your dealer or serviceman!
Read your instruction booklet, and operate it as specified by the manufacturer.
Keep matches and firelighters away from children – and away from an operating appliance.
Ensure your appliance is installed according to the appropriate codes, and that the installation has the appropriate permit.
Have you appliance serviced regularly by an experienced tradesman.
Use a registered NZHHA installer to install your appliance if it is required by law.
Consider installing a smoke alarm, and/or a fire extinguisher, irrespective of the type of appliance or fuel you are
Flueless appliances should not be used in confined spaces. DO NOT use flueless appliances in bathrooms or bedrooms. This is a sure recipe for disaster.
Make sure any doors on a portable gas appliance are closed properly and that the appliance is secure and unlikely to tip over.
Make sure to turn the gas control off when you have finished using the appliance.
Turn off the valve on the gas cylinder after use.
Make sure all flexible hoses are sound and that they are securely fitted. If hoses need replacement, ask a skilled installer to do this for you!
Don’t operate the heater with the door open, or with a cracked or broken glass.
Radiant wood heaters and pot belly stoves get extremely hot.
If the appliance starts to smoke when the door is opened or in general operation, call for service! It is possible that you have a creosote build up in the flue or chimney.