Electrical Testing from £80!
Electrical Safety Testing.
Electrical Testing Explained:
Electrical Installation Testing; is the inspection and testing; of an electrical installation. This has more recently become known as; electrical installation condition report; or an eicr certificate. It is a critical job; which should only be carried out by an electrician. They must be covered by a registered body. This can be either; NICEIC. (external Link). or NAPIT. (External Link).
There are various reasons; an electrical installation; will require electrical inspection and testing. Below is a few examples:
- Quality control tests on electrical parts.
- Diagnostic electrical testing.
- Fault finding on electrical plant.
- Routine electrical safety checks.
Our electricians; will be testing to check that the installation; complies with the regulations. They also ensure the following is in place:
- The earthing and bonding.
- Use of correct switchgear and controlgear.
- Access of switches, sockets and lighting fittings.
- The type of wiring system and condition.
- Making sure you have a fusebox; with a suitable residual current device (RCD).
- The presence of required notices.
- The extent of any wear and tear; damage or other deterioration.
- Any changes in the use of the premises; that have led to; or may lead to; unsafe conditions.
The BS7671 regulations stipulate; “periods of when the electrical installation should be tested”. below is a basic outline; but please call for more information;
- Electrical safety testing; should be conducted up to a maximum 10 year period.
- Commercial and similar type properties; should be fixed wire tested more regularly.
- Electrical testing should be conducted; post change of occupancy of the property.
- Fixed wire testing should be conducted every 5 years if no change of tenancy to the property.
- Electrical testing should be conducted more frequently; that is every 3 years; for static caravans or mobile homes.
Find out more about our electrical safety testing sequence:
After the completion of your electrical test; the electrician will produce a periodic inspection report. This is also known as a; “electrical installation condition report”. This will highlight any defects; or deteriorations of the electrical installation. If required, we can provide; further information. This will aid in you getting quotes from other electricians.
Who should I use for my electrical safety testing?
In all instances; a fully qualified; competent and insured electrician; should always be able to conduct and complete electrical testing.
Did you know……?
As a landlord; it is your responsibility under law; to make sure that the electrics in your property are safe. – failure to do so could have disastrous consequences!
Electrical Testing (EICR). (Studio) £80.
Electrical Testing (EICR) (1 Bed) £90.
Electrical Testing (EICR). (2 Bed) £100.
Electrical Testing (EICR). (3 Bed) £100.
Electrical Testing (EICR). (4 Bed) £120.
Commercial Electrical Testing (Call to Confirm).
Fire Alarm Inspection £75 /zone.
Emergency Lighting Certificate £75.
Fixed Wire Testing Cost per Circuit
We often get asked for a cost per circuit price; on our electrical testing. This can range from £7.50 to £12 depending on the size of the installation. Within the price there may also be; a visual inspection and attendance cost for your fixed wire testing per circuit cost.
Contact Trade Facilities Services; to book your Fixed Wire testing.