Landlords Electrical Inspection & Reports, Lambeth, Southwark, Wandsworth
An electrical installation condition report (EICR) are now required legally for all private rentals. It was formerly called the periodic inspection report. These are required to be carried out at a maximum interval of 5 years or on change of tenancy, whichever comes sooner. All existing tenants plus future tenants of a property must be given a copy.
Stiff penalties are in place for landlords who do not have these or cannot provide a current report. The electrical installation in your Lambeth, Southwark or Wandsworth private rental property must conform to current electrical standards. These are set out in the 18th edition of the wiring regulations, published as BS 7671. The onus is on you to ensure your property is up to scratch.
EICR certificates are not just required by Landlords and can pick up potential electrical problems long before they become a serious problem.
South London Electricians are EICR specialists and we have surveyed and certified private rental properties in Lambeth, Southwark, Wandsworth and all other south London areas for many years. All of our EICR team are fully qualified and experienced electricians with an intimate working knowledge of of the intricacies of BS 7671. They are all equipped with advanced diagnostic equipment to provide the service you need.
By calling in South London Electricians, you will benefit from expertise and technology that ensures testing will be carried out correctly in the shortest possible time, thus causing minimum disruption to you and your tenants.
Call us now on 0208 406 9834 for a no-obligation chat about your Lambeth, Southwark or Wandsworth EICR. You will speak directly to an electrician. We are not one of those national companies who sub-contract the work. You will therefore waste less time as you won’t need to wait for someone to call back.
Obtaining an EICR report in Lambeth, Southwark or Wandsworth requires careful and complete testing qualified electrician. This will ensure that your rental property has a safe electrical installation. During the EICR resting, the fuseboard, wiring and fixed electrical fittings will be systematically inspected in order to :
– Identify any damaged electrical accessories and fittings.
– Identify any exposed live wires that may cause fire or injury.
– Whether earthing and bonding is appropriate and adequate.
– Check devices that provide protection against fire and electric shock.
– Find potential wear and tear or damage that may affect the safety of inhabitants.
How long does it take to obtain an EICR?
The length of time for your landlord’s electrical certificate inspection depends on the size of the property and how many circuits run from the consumer unit. On average an electrical inspection in your Lambeth, Southwark or Wandsworth private rental property would take between two and four hours. On completion of the inspection, our qualified electrician will give you a written report listing any recommendations (where applicable) that require necessary remedial action.
The codes used on a Landlord’s electrical safety report are:
C1: Danger Present, Risk of injury, immediate remedial action required.
Items marked as C1 on an EICR are considered as being able to cause immediate harm or injury, potentially resulting in death. A C1 listed on an E.I.C.R would warrant an immediate failure Any items found to be immediately dangerous during an electrical inspection (within reason) should really be rectified there and then by the electrician.
C2: Potentially Dangerous, Urgent Remedial Action Required
Potentially dangerous may or may not lead to the condition of the electrical installation as being deemed unsatisfactory.
C3: Improvement Required
Items marked as C3 do not comply with current regulation standards but are not viewed as being dangerous. You can have a number of C3 items listed on your report and your electrical installation would still be viewed as Satisfactory.
F1: Further Investigation Required
As it suggests, this suggests that a deeper investigation needs to be carried out to ensure the electrical system is in order. You will also be advised if there is any essential work to be carried out.
Fast Turnaround for Lambeth, Southwark or Wandsworth Electrical Installation Condition Reports
Ring South London Electricians now on 0208 406 9834 to chat about a landlord’s electrical safety certificate for your Croydon or Bromley private rental. You will immediately save time by being able to talk directly with an electrician. We appreciate that sometimes you will need your EICR rapidly. We can’t down tools and come round instantly, but you can be assured that we will be there at the earliest opportunity.
Carrying out electrical installation inspections is second nature to our Electricians therefore no time will be wasted during your inspection. We guarantee accuracy and speed using state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and our local experience. Put all of this together and you have the best and most cost-effective EICR inspection possible.
We cover all of south London but here is a list of the key areas covered in Lambeth, Southwark and Wandsworth:
Borough/Southwark (historic Southwark)
Elephant and Castle
Tooting Bec/Upper Tooting