Inspection and Testing
Periodic Electrical Testing in Moreton in Marsh
Electrical faults are responsible for around half of house fires in the UK, according to the Electrical Safety-First organisation (the recognised technical authority on electrical safety). The best way to ensure your home doesn’t become a statistic for electrical fires in Moreton in Marsh and the local areas of Stow on the Wold, Longborough and Bourton on the Wateris to make sure the property has an up to date Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) from a trusted local electrical firm like Prestige Heating and Electrical Services.
An EICR is issued to Moreton in Marsh homeowners and landlords after a comprehensive inspection of the electrical systems and installation of a residence. Prestige has a team of competent, certified and qualified electrical testers serving the GL56 postcode area who carry out EICR inspections and testing in households in and around Moreton in Marsh and the local villages.
Landlords in Moreton in Marsh are legally required to arrange for an EICR every five years – or when there is a change of tenancy in their rental property. There’s no law compelling homeowners to have an EICR in Moreton in Marsh, but for safety’s sake it is recommended that it is done at least once every 10 years. It’s also becoming common practice to have an EICR performed in Moreton in Marsh when a property is sold.
Moreton in Marsh – Qualified Electricians
Prestige Services are members of Elecsa which is one of the 5 Government backed bodies regulating and ensuring that we stay up to date with all regulation’s changes. Elecsa carry out annual inspections and inspect a sample of our electricians work to ensure that is has been completed safely and competently.
The Prestige Services electricians in Moreton in Marsh who carry out electrical testing are qualified and certified for this important task. They have up to date qualifications in the 18th Edition EIT (City & Guilds 2382-18) wiring regulations and hold City & Guilds Inspection and Testing Certification in Electrical Installations. This means our Moreton in Marsh domestic electricians are able to complete and sign off their own electrical work as well as inspect and test the work of 3rd party electricians, and issue EICRs.
Our electrician’s work in GL56 postcode area and the local areas such as Stow on the Wold, Longborough and Bourton on the Water. You will find our electricians carry out any electrical testing professionally and respectfully to you the client and your home.
Our electricians are highly qualified to undertake your wiring and electrical projects.
Advice & Safety
We advise you on the right installation for your home, keeping you safe.
We can test your home in compliance with EICR checks for your peace of mind.
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The Process - Electrical Testing Moreton in Marsh
When you commission an EICR in Moreton in Marsh from Prestige Heating and Electrical Services the following information details the process:
The power is switched off.
The electrician starts the testing. The checks include not only wiring, but also the fuse board circuit breakers and Residual Current Devices, earthing and bonding arrangements, and other parts of your home’s electrical installation which are hidden from view.
During the testing our Moreton in Marsh electrician will fill in a detailed multi-paged report, which will identify any electrical issues and failures to meet the current regulations, according to a set of codes, giving grades to prioritise any electrical repairs or remedial work needed.
The report is returned to the office to be produced, signed and then sent to you. The report will detail all the test results including any faults found which are graded accordingly:
- Faults found that are C1 indicate an immediately dangerous situation and would be dealt with straight away on site;
- Faults found that are C2 mean potential danger with immediate work needed;
- Faults found that are C3 mean improvement is recommended;
- FI means further investigation is needed without delay.
We will provide a no obligation fairly priced quote for your consideration if remedial works are required.
If you do require electrical testing we cover Moreton in Marsh postcode areas, including GL56 as well as the outlying areas.