What is an EICR report?
Electrical Installation condition reports (EICR) are provided as an official document given after an assessment by a qualified engineer or electrician. The reports are an assessment on the quality of your electrical installation. The electrics and cables deteriorate over time and so it is vital that the condition is checked for safety purposes.
Our team of experts across the country are fully trained in carrying out these reports and make the process fast, simple and affordable. The primary purpose of this service is to ensure safety of people, property and livestock within the premises. We advise our customers to carry out inspections in regular intervals and the time is dependent on the type of installation. Please read below for more information.
How often should you carry out anElectrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)?
The regulations for electrical safety standards states that of June 2020 the following applies:- Ensure the electrical installations in their rented properties are inspected and tested by a qualified and competent person at least every 5 years.
Key Questions that our EICR report will answer
The inspection will find out if (taken from gov.uk):
- any electrical installations are overloaded
- there are any potential electric shock risks and fire hazards
- there is any defective electrical work
- there is a lack of earthing or bonding – these are 2 ways of preventing electrical shocks that are built into electrical installations