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Landlord Certificates - EICR

Landlords have legal obligations when it comes to electrical safety: Current regulations state that the private rental sector must provide a current landlords electrical safety certificate EICR to tenants.

The electrical installation in a rented property must be safe when new  tenants move in and it must be maintained in a safe condition throughout the duration of the tenancy with landlords failing to do so facing possible fines of up to £30.000 and banning orders.
HMO's, House in Multiple Occupation has to have a electrical installation condition report (EICR) carried out on the property every five years. This will highlight any deteriation of the fixed wiring and accessories or any faulty or dangerous parts to the electrical instalation

EICR High Wycombe Landlords Certificate Marlow, Beaconsfield, High WycombeIt is now a requirement that you carry out an EICR and you must make sure that the test is carried out by a registered electrician like Wycombe Electrical Ltd on your rental properties at least every five years to ensure safety compliance and also to protect you as the landlord from any future litigation.
You must ensure that any appliance provided within the property is safe and has at least the CE marking (which is the manufacturer’s claim that it meets all the requirements of European law). if it doesn't then you are taking risks that are simply not worth taking.

This basically means that all landlords are now required by law to do what good landlords have already been doing: make sure the electrical installations in their rented properties are safe. Our electricians carry out EICRs for a number of local estate agents so are very skilled and thorough.

We can also carry out your annual checks on fire protection systems and emergency lighting.

In order to meet these requirements you, as landlord will need tocarry out regular basic safety checks on your rental property to ensure that the electrical installation and appliances are safe and working and within current regulations.

We recommend the following

That you carry out a visual inspection of the property between each tenancy.

Landlord electrical safety certificates

ALWAYS use a registered electrician for work carried on your property, like Wycombe Electrical Ltd
Carrying out regular PAT testing on the electrical appliances provided as part of the rental agreement
Wycombe Electrical Ltd are the chosen company for estate agents and private landlords throughout the towns surrounding High Wycombe and Marlow. We are reliable, efficient and carry out our inspections methodically and quickly with courtesy to the tenant.
 Landlord electrical safety certificates and EICRs in Marlow, Beaconsfield and around High Wycombe - Call today on 01494 623 006

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