Private Landlord Electrical Safety Checks EICR | Southend & Essex
As of 1st June 2020, new legislation requires Landlord’s of Private Rented Accommodation to begin performing Electrical Safety Checks EICR on their properties in Southend & Essex.
Leigh Electrical are perfectly positioned to assist landlords in maintaining compliance with this new Legislation.
With over 50 years experience of dealing with Landlords, Property Managers and Tenants we can offer a seamless and hassle free service that will leave your properties compliant and your tenants happy.
Leigh Electrical have held full NICEIC accreditation for nearly 20 years and are also now members of the NICEIC ‘Private Rented Sector Scheme‘.
This scheme allows Landlords to find fully accredited and competent electricians to perform the mandatory Electrical Safety Checks on their properties.
We offer our Electrical Safety Check EICR service 7 days a week and can gladly perform these checks up until 9pm.
This ensures that your tenants can have the checks performed at times convenient to them, which ensures you stay compliant with your legal obligations.
We have excellent coverage across Essex and can arrange to perform the necessary checks at very short notice ( same day ) or book checks in for up to 5 years in advance.
To speak to our team and learn more about this service, please call our team directly on 01702 873350 or submit a contact form below.
Legislation ( The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector ( England ) Regulations 2020 ) Overview
This Legislation has been introduced to raise the standards of electrical safety within Private Rented Accommodation.
From 1st July 2020, all new tenancies will require an Electrical Safety Check to have been completed.
From 1st April 2021, all tenancies will require a Electrical Safety Check to have been completed.
Non compliance with the Legislation can lead to fines from the Local Authority up to £30,000 and multiple fines where there are multiple issues of non compliance.
Further details regarding the Legislation and how it will affect Landlords can be found here.
Why Use Leigh Electrical for Electrical Safety Checks?
Leigh Electrical have the required experience to perform Electrical Safety Checks and Landlord’s maintain compliance with these new regulations.
With same day / next day coverage available across Essex and being happy to liaise directly with your tenants, using our teams to perform your Electrical Safety Checks will be seamless and efficient.
We can undertake all of the remedial work identified during the Electrical Safety Check, please see our completed projects page to get an idea of the standard of finish that we apply to all of our jobs.
Leigh Electrical will ensure that all necessary copies of the reports are lodged with the relevant bodies.
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