EICR Electrical Safety Certificates Plymouth

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Looking for an EICR electrical safety certificate for a Plymouth property?

All electrical certificates are conducted by fully qualified electrical inspectors with expert knowledge in establishing a satisfactory certificate.

 

Whether you are a landlord, a business owner, going through a property sale or just want to check the safety of your home's electrical system we pride ourselves in going beyond others in the industry for our customers.

We Go Further For Our Customers

We can make arrangements with tenants, site contacts or letting agents, we are always happy to pick up the phone & save you the job of multiple calls tirelessly being the middle man.

We can pick up & drop off keys if it means saving you unnecessarily coming out of your way.

We hold some short notice slots each week at no extra cost for those that need them in a hurry.

 

We don't just give you a certificate with endless test results & defect codes; like a riddle, you don't need. We provide you with easy to understand notes, so you get the information you need without being bogged down with a report only an electrician would understand.

We issue certificates on the day of inspection, so you know there's no need to wait for a 'paperwork day' to receive your certificate.

And, lastly, we work around you, with minimal disturbance being a key focus during any electrical testing, especially in commercial environments where time is money & downtime is money lost.

Experts in electrical compliance; we offer all your legal electrical certificate needs. From EICR reports, fire alarm testing, PAT testing & emergency lighting reports it all starts with a quick call or email to us!

Benefits Of Using Us

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What Are Electrical Safety Certificates For?

The 'Electrical Installation Condition Report', EICR or just the 'Electrical Safety Check' as it's otherwise known, should be conducted at all rental properties, business premises & spaces open to the public as well as recommended for property sales as it will give a comprehensive assessment of all electrical installations.

 

In the report, they'll include any issues of safety which would need putting right.

After all the hassle of viewings, solicitors fees and box-packing, you don’t want to find out that the biggest problems in our new home are the electrics.

How The EICR Report Works

Electrical Certificate Defect Codes

All electrical inspections by us are handled by fully qualified electricians & electrical inspectors.

Inspections are conducted exclusively on matters of safety to life & property, this will involve gathering data on the condition & suitability of fixed wiring & even some electrical equipment at your property; like circuit protective devices i.e fuse boards.

 

When your inspector checks that the electrical installation in your property is up to scratch, they will carry out a series of tests to ensure everything is safe as required.

A visual inspection is also conducted, which checks a number of different things like cable sizes and the safety of fixed electrical equipment. The inspector will also make sure to check for any bonding to utilities in the vicinity.

In order to get a certificate of completion, you must meet the EICR's set requirements. If you pass, you're good to go and can then print your certificate. If not, it'll be necessary to make corrections within 14 days of the evaluation.


 
Defects discovered fall into 3 categories:

C1, C2, and C3.  

 

C1's are defects that are too dangerous to miss, so they get rectified right away.

C2's are necessary improvements before a satisfactory report can be issued.

Common C3 items are minor safety defects, these are commonly found on inspections but addressing these defects is not necessary in order to obtain a satisfactory report.

A great resource for understanding defect codes is the NAPIT book Codebreakers.

Once all the defects are addressed we'll give you your satisfactory certificate.

(Click here for a full EICR Electrical Certificates Guide)

How Often Do I Need An EICR?

Testing Calender

How regularly an electrical safety certificate is required depends on the type, use of the property, and, if applicable changes in tenancy.

5 years

Rental properties are required to pass an EICR every 5 years or change of tenancy.
Also 5 years is required for commercial premises, hospital general areas, public houses, educational establishments, churches, community centres and any form of accommodation.

3 years

Required every 3 years for industrial sites, leisure complexes, caravans, theatres, agricultural and horticultural sites.

Annually

Annually required Electrical Installation Condition Reports for cinemas, caravan parks, launderettes, swimming pools, fish farms, fuel stations, and marinas.

Every 3 months

With construction site installations every 3 months is required.

These are subject to change so before making any decisions on when or if you require an EICR ensure you give us a call or check with a relevant professional.

Electrical Test Certificate Cost

Inspection Cost

Domestic Safety Certificate Cost

Carrying out a domestic inspection will usually fall between 2 to 5 hours, with 1-hour off-site writing up the report. All Prices Are Including VAT.

EICR Electrical Certificates Rate

One Bed Properties.....

Two Bed Properties......

Three Bed Properties.....

Four Bed Properties.....

£140

£155

£170

£185

These prices cover the vast majority of properties however, properties with excessive circuit quantities being over 10 circuits for 1 -2 beds & over 16 circuits for 3-4 beds are subject to a charge of £9 per additional circuit. We will always discuss this with you before going ahead with the certificate.
 

Commercial Property EICR Cost

Commercial and industrial businesses are more complex; the same goes for their inspections.

 

With different commercial & industrial environments comes varying needs which can impact the cost of EICR reports as well as other electrical safety certificates.

 

However, for the majority of business premises inspections are carried out on a £12 including VAT per circuit basis; with a minimum charge of £120.

 

Commercial & industrial electrical certificates are more costly than domestic ones, this is because they require greater time per circuit, greater organisation to allow for continued use of the premises & avoidance of accidental power loss during the inspection.

 

Our aim is as much as possible to leave businesses running without a hitch during all types of electrical inspections we offer.

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Electrical Safety Checks For Plymouth

Plymouth

About Plymouth

Plymouth is a port city in Devon, southwest England. It’s known for its maritime heritage and historic Barbican district with narrow, cobbled streets.

 

Sutton Harbour is home to the National Marine Aquarium, where sharks and rays glide in a deep tank.

 

Also in the harbour are several marinas and a fish market, the Plymouth Fisheries. The Mayflower Steps are where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for the New World in 1620.

 

Things to do:

China Fleet Country ClubPlymouth KartingElizabethan GardensBoringdon Hall Hotel and SpaTinside LidoTheatre Royal PlymouthRoyal CitadelDartmoor ZooNational Marine AquariumPlymouth Argyle FC.

Get on Devon Expy/A38 in Plympton from A374

11 min (4.1 mi)

Head north-west on Hoe Rd towards Hoe Approach

85 ft

Turn right onto Hoe Approach

0.1 mi

Turn right onto Notte St/B3240

 

Continue to follow B3240

0.3 mi

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Breton Side/B3240

0.1 mi

Use any lane to turn right onto Exeter St/A374

0.3 mi

At the roundabout, take the 4th exit onto Shapters Rd/A374 heading to A38

0.8 mi

Merge onto Embankment Rd/A374

 

Continue to follow A374

1.8 mi

At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A38 slip road to Exeter/Paignton/A385

0.6 mi

Follow Devon Expy/A38 and A385 to Totnes Rd/A3022 in Paignton

35 min (24.9 mi)

Merge onto Devon Expy/A38

14.0 mi

Use the left lane to take the A385 slip road to Paignton

0.2 mi

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto A385

0.2 mi

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A385

4.5 mi

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A385

1.8 mi

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A385

4.4 mi

Continue on A3022. Take Torbay Rd to Montpellier Rd in Torquay

16 min (4.6 mi)

Continue onto Totnes Rd/A3022

 

Continue to follow A3022

2.6 mi

Turn left onto Wheatridge Ln

0.2 mi

Continue onto Livermead Hill

0.1 mi

Turn right to stay on Livermead Hill

358 ft

Turn right onto Cockington Ln

26 ft

Turn left onto Torbay Rd/A3022

 

Continue to follow Torbay Rd

1.1 mi

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Cary Parade/A379

 

Continue to follow A379

0.2 mi

At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Torwood St/A379

0.1 mi

Turn left onto The Terrace

0.2 mi

Turn right onto Montpellier Rd

135 ft

Turn left to stay on Montpellier Rd