An Electrical Installation Condition Report or EICR in Pontyclun for short is the inspection of the electrical installation of your home or rental property. This covers the whole installation from sockets and switches to lights and fuse-boards. This report will highlight any potential issues or dangers in the installation and will be coded from C1 - C3.
Here at Robertsons I carry out electrical installation reports & landlord electrical inspections in Pontyclun.
How Often do I need to have an EICR Electrical Inspection Condition Report?
It is recommended that an electrical inspection is carried out every 5 - 10 years in a domestic property. In a rental property the landlord is required to have an inspection every 5 years or change of tenant.
Do I need an electrical inspection, my electrics are working fine?
over time electrical installations degrade, this can take some time and a lot of installations can last for 40 years or more. It is essential to keep it in good working order. Effectively an MOT for your house electrics.
Your home is one of the most important things you can own, where you live, sleep and keep all your possessions. You want to ensure that you minimize the risk of loosing it to fire. Electrical accessories & connections can come loose overtime as electricity vibrates. loose connections heat up and are a fire risk.
Having a regular inspection every 5 years reduces the risk and picks up on any defects before they become a problem. An EICR is very useful if you ever need to claim on your house insurance for something relating to the electrics. It can show the insurers you look after your properties electrical installation.
C1 - Danger Present remedial action needed without delay
C2 - Potentially dangerous - Remedial action needed as soon as possible
C3 - Recommendation to bring up to current regulations (a inspection will not fail with a C3)
FI - Further Investigation Needed
If you need an electrical inspection in pontyclun or surrounding areas. Call Connor - Your Local Electrician In Pontyclun