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Landlord’s Electrical Certificate Croydon and South London

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Second EICR Deadline

As we move into 2021, the second deadline for Landlord’s electrical safety certificates is fast approaching. You have barely 3 months to order yours for existing tenancies. As from April the first, all private rented properties must have an electrical installation condition report.

If you haven’t yet organised a date for your EICR inspection, act now. Call us on 0208 406 9834. With over 25 years experience of domestic, commercial and industrial electrical installations, we have the time in the trade and knowledge to deliver your electrical certificate rapidly […]

Landlord’s Electrical Safety Report – Part 1

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EICR Legal Requirements and Responsibilities

Prior to July 1st 2020, there was no legal requirement for landlords to obtain an electrical installation condition report (EICR). The government changed that in order to ‘make sure the private rented sector will offer high quality, safe and secure housing’. They also acknowledge that many ‘good landlords’ already routinely carry out an EICR and perform necessary remedial work without it being the law.

Timing

For tenancies arranged since June 1st 2020, the EICR is immediately required, however, for existing tenancies at that date, you have until the end of March […]

Home Network Installer Croydon

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Now that you are working at least part of the time from home you will need a fast broadband connection. The other key component is how you set up your home network. Done properly, you will feel the full benefit of of your broadband, but if your Croydon home network is less than optimal, it will lead to frustration with connection speeds.

Home Network – Going for Wireless?

The first choice for many people is to go for a wireless router generally because it avoids having cables trailing round the house. It seems easy to set up – connect the […]

Fast Home Network Croydon

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Working From Home in Croydon?

Working from home generally requires a fast internet connection. Croydon has a great choice of fast broadband options, however, your Croydon home network could restrict the speed at which you can access the internet.

Wireless Based Home Network

A wireless network is often the first choice for any home network but they can also be a bandwidth bottleneck. The signal and therefore your home network speed can be affected by:

how far apart your computer and router are
the efficiency and signal strength of your router
how old your router is […]

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