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How often should landlords have EICR?
New requirements for mandatory electrical safety Landlords EICR checks Landlords EICR Testing – The regulations come to force 1st July 2020, all new private tenancies in England will need to ensure that electrical installations are inspected and tested by a qualified person before the tenancy...

What does an EICR test involve?
An EICR test – or Electrical Installation Condition Report – is an official document produced following an in-depth assessment of the electrical systems within any domestic, commercial or industrial premises.   Tests are carried out by qualified electricians and how often you need an EICR...

What’s the difference between an EICR Test and Periodic Testing?
You may have heard the terms ‘periodic testing’, ‘fixed wire testing’ and ‘Electrical Installation Condition Report’ – but what’s the difference between them and what does it all mean? In a nutshell, the terms period inspection and fixed wire testing have now been replaced by...

How often should Birmingham landlords have EICR?
Warning for Birmingham Landlords Regarding New requirements for mandatory electrical safety EICR checks   For existing tenancies, an electrical safety test will need to be carried out by 1 April 2021, with regular tests following this as outlined below. The New regulations for Landlords EICR...

Who can provide an EICR?
An Electrical Installation Condition Report – or EICR Test – is an in-depth inspection of the electrical systems at your home, place of work or public premises. Periodic EICR test and inspection should only be carried out by electrically competent, qualified electricians. At Able Electric...

Is an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) a legal requirement?
Although an Electrical Installation Condition Report – or EICR – is not a legal requirement in itself, many property owners are bound by legal obligations to their staff, customers or tenants which can be met by an EICR inspection. Each year there are still instances...

How often do I need an EICR?
An Electrical Installation Condition Report is like a service for the electrics in your property – whether that property is a business, hotel, factory, rental accommodation, school, or private residence. The in-depth electrical testing and inspection offers invaluable peace of mind that the electrics in...

EICR electrical checks for house purchasing
Home buyers could be exposed to an increased fire risk due to inadequate electrical checks before purchasing. According to Electrical Safety First, there is a large lack of understanding of property surveys, combined with rush to purchase homes which is leaving home buyers vulnerable. Electrical...

Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs) for insurance purposes
As a business, there are various precautions you need to take to ensure the electrical installations on your premises are safe. The main reason for this is of course is to protect your employees from suffering an injury or even death at work. However, as...

EICR for Landlords
New measures designed to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors. Published 29 January 2019 From: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and Heather Wheeler MP Tough new rules for electrical inspections in private rented accommodation, offering greater protection for tenants...

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