Frequently Asked Questions – Auckland Gas Fitters and Plumbers
Do you supply and install everything required for vehicle and marine Gas Certification?
Yes. All our service vehicles are fully stocked and supply everything from compliance stickers, warning and gas locker labels, gas detection systems, solenoids and sensors, and all pipework and associated fittings.
Do you sell gas appliances?
Yes. We supply and install all approved gas appliances including Fridgetech, ENO and Force 10 gas appliances.
We would like to install an outlet for a BBQ to plug into on the transom of our boat, is this allowed?
Yes, most definitely, but it needs to be installed properly to ensure it is safe. We can install a bayonet fixed to the exterior of your vessel and change your BBQ hose to suit – it’s the perfect way to save the hassle of having to pull out your spare gas bottle every time you want to BBQ.
What marinas do you service?
We travel as far North as Opua and as far south as the Coromandel. We are approved contractors to all marinas in the Auckland area, including Westhaven Marina, Bayswater Marina, Hobsonville Marina, Pine Harbour Marina, Halfmoon Bay Marina, Orakei Marina, Gulf Harbour Marina, Silo Park Marina and Viaduct Marina.
How often should the gas hoses in my vessel be changed?
Every ten years. Even if they look okay, gas hoses can wear out and split. We cannot stress enough the importance of having them checked and replaced.
Do you carry the relevant ship repairers and limited liability insurance?
Yes. The safety and of our clients and the security of their assets is important to us. We carry all relevant insurance and carry copies of all relating documents in our work vehicles.
Do you work on all types of boats?
Yes. we carry work out on Yachts, trailer boats, launches, commercial fishing boats, super yachts and all in survey vessels.
How do I know my boat’s gas is safe?
If you’re unsure about whether your vessel is up to current regulations, read this article, written by Optimum Marine Gasfitting, and featured in New Zealand Boating magazine.