Landlord Domestic Fixed Wire Test EICR | Leigh-on-Sea | Essex | SS9

Landlord Domestic Fixed Wire Test EICR | Leigh-on-Sea | Essex | SS9

Leigh Electrical Contractors carry out hundreds of fixed wire EICR tests for local landlords every year, electrical testing is needed so that the landlord knows that their property is safe for their tenants to use.

Periodic inspections of the electrical system is needed so that the property is up to date with the current IET wiring regulations so that the landlord complies with the local councils tenancy requirements and responsibilities.

We have been carrying out maintenance, smoke alarm installation and EICR periodic inspection and testing for many years for him through the estate agent that manages his properties.

The landlord had recently bought a new property and wanted an EICR test carried out and all the remedial work done on the same day as the estate agent had a new tenant lined up to move in on the Monday. We assured the landlord that even though it was Friday afternoon when we got the keys we could have it ready before the deadline.

Leigh Electrical Contractors keep pretty much everything that could be needed for any sized job, which means we can cover most out of hours or weekend work without needing to go to a wholesaler for parts, this is why we are trusted by so many landlords to get the job done!

When we arrived at the property we realised that the job was going to be a lot bigger than we first thought, as the fusebox straight away failed as it was the old fusewire model. There was also no main earth or any bonding to the gas or water, and the property also had no smoke alarms, these are all requirements to rent out a property.

Luckily being a local company we put out a distress call to the team and managed to get another 2 engineers to the property to help on the ever growing job. Whilst the EICR test was carried out one electrician ran in the bonding and installed an earth rod under the floor, the other electrician wired in Aico smoke alarms in the hallway, landing, lounge and put a combined Aico combined heat and carbon alarm in the kitchen.

All of the test results were satisfactory so we agreed with the landlord that the fusebox would be updated to a new Amendment 3, metal clad, board with RCBOs and a surge protection unit for added safety.

The board change was carried out over the weekend and with some other small remedial electrical work  the property passed the EICR test and was ready for the new tenant to move in on the Monday morning.

Leigh Electrical Contractors are Approved NICEIC Contractors so can carry out not only domestic testing for both landlords and private tenants but also commercial and industrial fixed wire EICR testing throughout Essex

All work carried out by Leigh Electrical Contractors is carried out to the highest standard and comes with a 6 Year NICEIC backed guarantee as standard so you can have peace of mind that the work carried out is to the highest standard.

Why Use Leigh Electrical Contractors For Fixed Wire EICR In Leigh-on-Sea?

Leigh Electrical Contractors have been carrying out fixed wire EICR testing throughout Leigh-on-Sea for over 2 decades and are trusted by landlords and estate agents throughout the county.

As Leigh Electrical Contractors are NICEIC Approved Contractors it means we can carry out all electrical work not only in the domestic housing sector but can also work on commercial and industrial systems.

We have worked hard to build up an almost unrivaled reputation in the local Essex area for quality and workmanship which is reflected in  thousands of 5 star reviews on Google, Trust a Trader and Checkatrade.

For more information regarding our EICR, fixed wire services, please call our helpful and friendly team on 01702 873350 or submit a contact form below.

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The NICEIC are the highest governing body for the electrical sector and Leigh Electrical Contractors are proud to be celebrating over 20 years of membership, providing the best possible electrical services to Essex and the surrounding areas.

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