An Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) assesses the safety of the existing electrical installation within a property and describes its condition. The assessment will cover consumer units (fuse boards), protective bonding, lighting, switches, sockets etc.
All rental properties need an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) with a rating of ‘satisfactory’. If the outcome is ‘unsatisfactory’ then remedial works must be completed within 28 days, or sooner if required. A ‘satisfactory’ EICR is valid for up to five years.
Ask us if you need help organising this for your property.
Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) ensures all portable electrical appliances in your property are tested and approved as safe to use.
The resulting PAT certificate documents the safety testing of portable electrical appliances e.g. fridge/freezer, washing machine, toaster etc. Anything rated as unsafe should be replaced or removed from the property.
This is not a legal requirement but is recommended to all landlords. Ask us if you need help organising this for your property.