Q: Is the test guaranteed to be a pass ( satisfactory )?
A: No, the outcome will be either satisfactory or unsatisfactory
Q: When do I receive the report?
A: We normally aim to get the report over in 24 hours, sometimes during busy times this could be upto 1 week. If you require the certificate in less than 24hours please let us know upon booking.
Q: What options do I have if it is unsatisfactory?
A: If you are a landlord you have 28 days for the defects to be rectified and in all tests we will provide a no obligation quote for remedial work.
Q: How much will the test cost?
A: Please see our prices page.
Q: How long does the test take?
A: For a flat or house hold it can take from 2 hours to a full day depending on the size.
Q: Will the power be off during the test?
A: The power will be on and off during the test, if absolutely necessary we can do a live test to keep the power on.
Q: What frequency does the property need testing?
A: For domestic it is 10 years unless rented which is 5 years MAXIMUM.
Q: Is there a retest fee after the remedial work has been completed?
A: There is no retest fee if the remedial work has been completed by Tripped electrical.
Q: Why is there a lot of codes on the test?
A: Muiltiple codes can be given for the same fault and we will provide a quote outlining what faults there are.
Q: Who is responsible for ensuring electrical safety in a rental property?
A: Landlords are responsible for ensuring that the electrical installations in their rental properties are safe and maintained in a good condition.
Q: What are the electrical safety standards that landlords must meet?
A: Landlords must ensure that the electrical installations in their rental properties are inspected and tested by a qualified person at least every five years. The inspection and testing must comply with the 18th edition of the Wiring Regulations.
Q: What happens if a landlord fails to meet the electrical safety standards?
A: Local authorities have the power to take enforcement action against landlords who fail to meet the electrical safety standards. This can include issuing a remedial notice or imposing a financial penalty.
Q: What should tenants do if they have concerns about electrical safety in their rental property?
A: Tenants should report any concerns about electrical safety to their landlord as soon as possible. If the landlord fails to take action, tenants can contact their local authority for assistance.
Q: Are there any exemptions to the electrical safety standards?
A: There are some exemptions to the electrical safety standards, such as properties that are occupied by the same tenant for more than seven years. However, landlords should seek professional advice to determine whether their property is exempt.
Q: How can landlords ensure that their rental properties meet the electrical safety standards?
A: Landlords should hire a qualified electrician to inspect and test the electrical installations in their rental properties. They should also keep records of the inspection and testing, and provide a copy of the report to their tenants.
Q: When do the electrical safety standards come into effect?
A: The electrical safety standards came into effect on 1 June 2020 for new tenancies, and will come into effect on 1 April 2021 for existing tenancies.
Ensuring Electrical Safety and Compliance with Professional EICR in Blackpool
Welcome to Tripped Electrical, your premier destination for expert Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) in Blackpool. Our certified team specializes in delivering comprehensive EICR services, ensuring the highest standards of electrical safety and compliance for both residential and commercial properties.
What is an EICR?
An Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) is a detailed assessment conducted by qualified electricians. It's essential for ascertaining the safety and functionality of electrical installations in any property. This report identifies any potential electrical risks, non-compliances with current safety standards, or general wear and tear that might necessitate immediate or future attention.
Why Choose Tripped Electrical for Your EICR?
- Local Expertise: As a Blackpool-based provider, we have a deep understanding of local electrical safety standards and regulations.
- Certified Professionals: Our team comprises highly skilled, accredited electricians with extensive experience in conducting thorough and reliable EICRs.
- Tailored Solutions: Understanding that each property is unique, we offer customized EICR services.
- Transparent Reporting: We believe in clear communication. Our EICR reports are detailed yet easy to understand.
Our EICR Process
- Initial Consultation: We begin with a discussion to understand your specific needs and schedule a convenient time for the inspection.
- Thorough Inspection: Our electricians conduct a comprehensive examination of your property's electrical systems.
- Detailed Reporting: Following the inspection, we provide a detailed report outlining any findings.
- Post-Report Support: We offer guidance and support in addressing any issues identified in the report.
Ensuring Compliance and Safety in Blackpool
Regular EICR checks are not just a legal requirement but a cornerstone in ensuring the electrical safety of your property. They are particularly crucial for landlords, property managers, and business owners in Blackpool to stay compliant with UK electrical safety regulations.
Contact Us Today
Ready to schedule your EICR in Blackpool? Contact Tripped Electrical today! Our friendly team is here to ensure that your electrical installations are safe, compliant, and up to the highest standards. Reach out to us at [contact information], or fill out our online form to get started.