Electrical Safety Testing in Stroud

Stroud EICRs for Landlords and Homeowners

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Periodic Electrical Testing in Stroud

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 Stroud and the local areas of Painswick, Rodborough and Minchinhampton is 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 Stroud 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 GL5 postcode area who carry out EICR inspections and testing in households in and around Stroud and the local villages.

Landlords in Stroud are legally required to arrange for an EICR every five years – or when there is a change of tenancy in their rental property. There is no law compelling homeowners to have an EICR in Stroud, 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 Stroud when a property is sold.

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Electrical Testing Electricians in Stroud

The Prestige Heating and Electrical Services electricians in Stroud who carry out electrical testing are qualified and certified for this important work.  They are qualified to the 18th Edition EIT (City & Guilds 2382-18) wiring regulations and have City & Guilds Inspection and Testing. This allows them to complete and sign off their own work as well as inspect and test the work completed by a 3rd party electrician.

We are also members of Elecsa which is one of the 5 Government backed competent person schemes for approved contractors and Trustmark which is the non-profit making consumer protection group. We have an annual inspection which regularly inspect all relevant paperwork and electrical work carried out by our teams on site.

Our electrician’s work in GL5 postcode area and the local areas such as Painswick, Rodborough and Minchinhampton.  You will find our electricians carry out any electrical testing professionally and respectfully to you the client and your home.

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We can test your home in compliance with EICR checks for your peace of mind.

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The Process - Electrical Testing Stroud

When you commission an EICR in Stroud 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 Stroud 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 Stroud postcode areas, including GL5 as well as the outlying areas.

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