EICR Edinburgh | Electrical Installation Condition Report Edinburgh
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An EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) is produced following an assessment of an electrical installation, and all appliances within a domestic or business property. Thorough electrical testing of appliances by expert electricians, identifies any faults and deficiencies. It’s the only way to properly assess if an electrical installation is fully safe and fit for purpose.
Fixed Wire Testing, Edinburgh
The actual checking of all electrical appliances is commonly known as Fixed Wire Testing. Our qualified electricians carry out a fixed wire inspection on all appliances. This important inspection tests the integrity of the wiring, fuse board and all other electrical outlets such as sockets and lights. When this is completed an Electrical Installation Condition Report is produced which details all findings and clarifies any electrical defects that need to be attended to.
Why is an EICR needed?
There are many reasons why an EICR might be requested. Here are some key facts:
The most common reason an EICR is requested is for rented accommodation or commercial premises
EICR should be undertaken at regular intervals where proof is required to show an owner, landlord and tenant that an electrical installation within a property, is in safe condition for habitation.
It’s not a legal requirement, but it’s best practice to ensure individuals and employees are safe and secure at all times
It’s generally recommended that an EICR is carried out every ten years (five for privately rented properties) or when there is a change of occupancy in a dwelling
Typically an EICR takes around 3-4 hours to complete, depending on the size of a property and the number of circuits that requiring testing
If you think you need fixed electrical testing carried out in your home or business, or have any questions about this contact our experienced and expert electrical team, today.
electrical installation condition report
An EICR check detect any faults and/or potential hazards that may arise. Any issues that are found that require remedial work are detailed within the EICR report with recommended changes made urgently.
Whether you're in domestic premises, the landlord of a domestic premises that you rent out, or if you have commercial premises where there are employees, then it’s up to you to ensure the safety of everyone who lives/works there. If you need to have an EICR report carried out on your property, then get in touch with us here at VC Electrical. Our team of electricians are fully qualified and accredited regularly on any new technical and regulatory developments that we need to be aware of.
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