At RL Electrical our experienced & highly professional team have been carrying out inspection reports & issuing electrical certificates to landlords for many years, providing both them and their tenants a peace of mind that there home is safe & risk-free.
Visual inspections & tests will be carried out to ensure all fixed wiring & equipment meets satisfactory requirements. A schedule of both circuits/ tests results will be provided which is vital to a property.
It is essential that you are familiar with the landlord & tenant act 1985 which requires:
Every individual observation found on the EICR will show some level of concern for the safety of the installation, therefore is given a classification code from the list below.
|C1||Danger present, risk of injury , immediate remedial action required|
|C2||Potentially dangerous, urgent remedial action required|
|F1||Further investigation needed|
> It gives the reassurance that your electrical installation is up to date with current regulations/standards.
> It gives a peace of mind to tenants that the property they’re staying is safe.
> It is vital & required at any given time when buying/selling a property.
> It provides all the necessary information about the work carried out i.e new circuits & alterations of existing system.
You will receive both schedule of Inspection & schedule of test results. The original document must be given to the ” person ordering the work” & a copy will be kept with the electrician who completed the inspection and testing.
An EICR is used to determine if your existing electrical installation is safe & meets the current standards/regulations whereas EIC (Installation certificate) is used to notify building regulations of the work carried out by the electrician, that complies with the regulations.
By law, landlords will need to have periodic inspection/electrical safety checks carried out in their properties every 5 years.
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