EICR Legal Requirements

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EICR Legal Requirements Landlords

Electrical Safety is now a key responsibility for landlords, a major part of that is (EICR) Electrical installation condition reports. these are an insite to your electrical installation and how safe it may be. The EICR legal requirements surrounding the electrical installation is a key part of compliance and can help landlords avoid fines and keep there tenants safe.

All electrical equipment should be kept safe at all times, this not only includes white goods such as washing machines, Hobs and Ovens. But also other important things like; consumer units and light switches.

In Scotland; it is actually a legal requirement; to provide EICR reports for the tenants to prove the property is safe to use. In England the laws are slightly different, this we have highlighted further below.

There can be various reasons that a report report may be requested, this will sometimes include and electrical certificate for selling a house, or if you are looking to rent your property. Be sure to check out details with you local council.

Current National Statistics for EICR Legal requirements

The Office for National statistics say that; electrocution and fatal electrical burns killed 22 people in 2010. There was also 20403 accidental fires in homes. This resulted in further deaths and injuries.

They should also only use a registered electrician.

EICR Legal Requirements in England and Wales:

The EICR legal requirements in England and Wales and slightly gray to some people, the law provides electrical certificates for landlords to prove, new equipment is safe to use. This said there is no legal requirement to have this regularly inspected.

However; there is many different bits of legislation that say otherwise. This is especially highlighted if there is faulty electrics in a property. The landlord and tenant puts the onus on landlords, to provide safe and working electrical equipment. This also ensures that Landlords should respond to repairs and maintenance issues.

EICR reports has also become more of a standard, with Landlord insurance. They request this to ensure that the tenant will be at no risk of the electrics.

Electrical Safety Check Costs:

  • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) (1 Bed) £100.
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) (2 Bed) £100.
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) (3 Bed) £110.
  • Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) (4 Bed) £140.
  • Commercial EICR (Call to Confirm).

If you do not have time to call, fill in our Contact us form for your, electrical installation condition report. We will call you back; at a convenient time for you.

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Once we have confirmed your booking; you still can contact us for the progress of your electrical installation condition report. We are always on hand to help with information; about your electrical testing. This is to ensure you have piece of mind.

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