We regularly work with local estate and lettings agents and provide all the necessary certification to ensure landlords are compliant with local authority guidelines .
from a basic visual inspection at the end of tenancy to electrical installation condition reports (EICR) which needs to be carried out every 5 years os the end of occupancy we can ensure your property is left in a safe condition,
Landlords have a legal duty to ensure that their property is safe and well maintained, and this includes your electrical system. Getting a periodic inspection is key to keeping your electrical installation stay safe.
Many landlord don’t know they have a responsibility to ensure that the electrical installations in the property being rented are safe for continued use. We offer an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) where one of our highly trained techniciants will ensure that your property meets the standard of BS7671
What Does An EICR Test Involve?
Our Highly trained technicians will run a thorough test on your electrical installation so that it is in safe working order. This will include:
· Testing all the wiring connected to your fuse board
· Inspected for any faults that may be hidden
· Ensuring the earthing and bonding are in good conditions
· Ensuring all devices are protected against fire or electric shocks
· Inspecting any damage and wear and tear that will affect the safety of your tenant
· Checking for broken or exposed wires that could result in a fire
· Ensuring the circuit board is not being over-loaded
· Taking note of any damaged fittings
It’s important to understand that not all faults can be seen by the human eye, which is where our team can help you. We come fully prepared ready to tackle any task/ issue that you might be affected by.
How Often Should These Checks Be Carried Out?
It all depends on what you’re renting the property as. we’ve broken it down so you can see when you need to get an EICR test.
Let’s take a look:
Domestic – after 10 years or change of occupancy
Commercial – 5 years or change of occupancy
Industrial – 3 years
Residential – 5 years or change of occupancy
Shops and offices – 5 years
To ensure you don’t get hit with a lawsuit we suggest that you keep up to date on these standards. We understand that it’s not always that easy to remember, which is why we can put you into a rolling schedule. Our team will call you when it’s time for us to come back.
Why Choose CLM Electrics
All of our staff are fully insured to take on any job that might arise during the inspection. We’ve been working in Bournemouth and the surrounding area since 2014. In that time we’ve become highly recommended by many of our clients.
We have a highly dedicated team that provide excellent customer services to every client, if you need more information, please get in contact with us today.