It’s easy to spot a crumbling wall. A rotten window frame. Loose tiles. What isn’t so easy to spot are electrical installation faults. That is why the Government brought in legislation to make sure the wiring of private rental accommodation is regularly inspected and maintained. As a Landlord in Sutton, Surrey or South London, you will undoubtedly by now be aware of the current EICR requirements.
When it was first issued, the legislators acknowledged that this was not being introduced to make your life more difficult. They just wanted to make sure […]
Landlord’s Electrical Safety Certificate Bromley
If you are in need of a landlord’s electrical safety certificate in Bromley, give us a call. Our team of electrical engineers are trained and equipped to carry out full safety inspections of private rental properties. We are qualified and approved to issue your EICR. We have been operating in the area for over 25 years now, so we know it well.
But we are not just a one horse trick! We provide a complete range of landlord electrical services throughout Bromley, Croydon and all other areas of South London. We […]
Part 2 of our Landlord’s EICR information covers a variety of topics including the origins, the scope and other considerations.
The Landlord’s EICR – Development
The Housing and Planning Act of 2016 started the ball rolling for the development of the Landlord’s EICR. The Act granted the Government the power to regulate electrical safety standards in the private rental sector. The new Regulations are based on the recommendations of a working party which took into account the safety of the tenant and impact on the landlord.
The original working party recognised that it will […]
Southwark Power Cut – Tripping Consumer Unit
A loss of power itself is not necessarily an electrical emergency, but the cause behind it could be. Take for example something that could happen to any business, public building or home in Southwark- a consumer unit that trips out.
First Steps to Take Before Calling an SE1 or SE5 Emergency Electrician
By the time you are reading this, you will undoubtedly have tried resetting the main switch. If the problem was temporary e.g. someone had overloaded a socket somewhere, no problem, no repair needed. The consumer unit will […]