An electrical inspection condition report or EICR test is an annual electrical test conducted to inspect your home’s electrical systems and installations. Every electrical installation and system in the house are subjected to damage and deterioration upon continued usage. Conducting periodic electrical tests help in preventing any safety hazards.
In contrast to businesses and landowners, mortgage holders aren’t legally required to conduct periodic electrical tests, in spite of the fact that it is normally needed as a part of the buying or selling measure. However, it is an incumbent practice to consistently inspect the home’s electrical systems and installation.
British electrical standard BS76719 exhorts that mortgage holders conduct a period electrical test once every ten years, if the property includes a swimming pool, that ought to be tested each year, landowners are suggested to conduct an electrical inspection of their properties once every five years, or in the events of change in tenure, whereas businesses ought to have a period electrical inspection every five years or based on the requirement to safeguard the employees.
An electrical inspection and testing service screens your home’s electrical systems and installations for any defects that are unidentifiable with a basic visual check. Issues like overheating of electrical circuits or overload of the circuits are generally not visible and require a thorough check by a certified electrician. Other issues such as incorrect installation of an electrical circuit, without earthing or bonding could prompt fire or electric shocks and electrocution.
Our expert and certified electricians at Rose electricals, perform inspections and tests and pinpoint any faulty electrical work in your home’s electrical system.