Safety inspections and testing, including EICRS
Safety inspections and testing is one of our greatest strengths at Falcon Innovations LTD. This is because of our years of knowledge and fault finding within the industry that has led us to becoming extremely knowledgable and confident in this area.
By law you should have a test certificate for any large electrical work completed in your property as a record, including any other required documentation. This why it is recommended that your electrician is a member of an industry recognised awarding body such as the NICEIC, as the awarding bodies joining process is very vigorous to ensure you are confident in carrying out testing.
Safety inspections are generally a quick visual assessment of your electrics, where one of our engineers shall be able to inform you of the age and safety of them. This is often handy for individuals who are just about to buy a property so they have an idea of any work that may be required. However, these are not always accurate so we recommend you have an electrical installation condition report (EICR) completed.
An EICR, or Electrical Installation Condition Report, is a thorough test of your property electrics to ensure you meet the current safety standards. This consists of:
A full visual check of the entire property to check for damages or irregularities
Thorough testing off all circuits to ensure a protective earth wire is constant and at all points, RCDs and MCBs are functional, and that the insulation of the cables is adequate.
A report is created showing you the findings of the test, plus the appropriate safety code. This will either be a C1, C2, C3 or FI.
Standard EICRs prices:
1-2 bedroom property - £130
3 bedroom property - £140
4 bedroom property - £150
5 bedroom property - £160
EICR’s for Landlords:
As of July 1st 2020, A satisfactory EICR is mandatory in newly tenanted properties across the UK, And as of April 1st 2021 EICR’s shall be mandatory in existingly tenanted properties.
These certificates shall be valid for 5 years, or change of tenancy and then another EICR shall be required.
If you are a landlord with a large portfolio, then please get in touch to discuss a bulk discount for your work.