Why should you bother servicing your scuba kit?!
Well to answer that; keeping your scuba equipment in good condition and servicing it in line with manufactures & Health & Safety Executive (HSE) instructions is not only a good idea it is one that will in certain situations protects you legally.
Your scuba regulators are complex and finely balanced instruments and as such they need caring for. They need correct rinsing, storage and servicing by dedicated professionals, they keep you alive, they let you breath underwater, take care of them and they will take care of you!
Our service team – has over 20 years of experience in recreational & technical regulator servicing. We can offer servicing on any make of scuba regulator, something that we are proud of and is unique in the area.
So how often must they be serviced?
Scuba Regulators – should be serviced annually (or in accordance with manufactures instructions)
Buoyancy Control Devices (BCD’s) – should be serviced annually
Cylinders – Breathing Air cylinders should be visually inspected every 2.5 years and hydraulically tested every 5 years in line with BS EN 1968:2002 for Steel Gas Containers, and BS EN 1802:2002 for Aluminium Gas Containers. The cylinders once tested MUST be stamped in line with BS EN 1089.
If you have a cylinder that is used for enriched air blends MUST be tested and O2 cleaned annually.
What does it cost?
This depends on the make/type of equipment and the work that is required to be done. As a guide:
Regulator servicing starts at £50
BCD servicing starts at £30
Cylinder servicing starts at £30 + parts
We are proud of the quality of servicing we deliver, all work is fully guaranteed and you have our word that we will treat your scuba gear as if it’s our own. Please contact us via this site or call the office for all your service needs.
Contact the Dive Team here