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203 Newhouse Road, FY4 4PB
Mon-Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
203 Newhouse Road, FY4 4PB
Mon-Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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    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.

    Tripped Electrical: Premier EICR Services in Blackpool

    Ensuring Electrical Safety and Compliance with Expertise

    At Tripped Electrical, we understand the critical importance of electrical safety and compliance for properties in Blackpool. Specialising in Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR), our mission is to safeguard your premises against electrical hazards, ensuring adherence to the latest BS 7671:2018 standards and The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989).

    Why Choose Tripped Electrical for EICR?

    • Tailored Inspections: Our certified electricians provide tailored inspections, considering the unique aspects of each property.
    • In-depth Analysis: Beyond standard checks, we delve into the intricacies of your electrical systems, offering detailed insights and solutions.
    • Transparent Reporting: Our EICR reports are comprehensive, clear, and actionable, designed to provide you with the knowledge to make informed decisions.

    Our EICR Process: A Closer Look

    1. Initial Consultation: Understanding your needs and scheduling a convenient inspection time.
    2. Thorough Inspection: Our experts meticulously assess your electrical installations, employing advanced diagnostic tools.
    3. Detailed Reporting: We compile our findings in an easy-to-understand report, highlighting any issues and recommending necessary actions.
    4. Post-Inspection Support: Offering guidance on addressing any identified problems and ensuring your electrical systems are up to code.

    EICR Frequency Guidelines:

    • Homeowners: Recommended every 10 years, or upon change of occupancy, to protect your home and loved ones.
    • Landlords and Letting Agents: Legally required every 5 years, or with each change of tenancy, to meet safety obligations.
    • Businesses: Ensure your workplace is safe and compliant with inspections every 5 years, or as operational conditions change.

    Why Electrical Safety Matters:

    Electrical faults can lead to serious consequences, including fire hazards and electrocution risks. Regular EICR assessments by Tripped Electrical not only ensure compliance but significantly enhance the safety and security of your property and its occupants.

    Get in Touch with Tripped Electrical Today

    For unmatched EICR services in Blackpool, choose Tripped Electrical. Our commitment to excellence, safety, and customer satisfaction sets us apart. Contact us today to book your inspection and take a proactive step towards electrical safety and compliance.