Electrical Testing Epsom

Are you looking for electrical testing Epsom services for your domestic, commercial or industrial property? Here at Lola Electrical, we have experienced and qualified engineers that can perform all kinds of electrical testing to prevent injury and property damage. To book an appointment or to enquire into a quotation, please do not hesitate to call us on 0203 146 1859.


Electrical Testing Epsom Services

Our electrical testing Epsom services cover a wide range of electrical testing such as RCD testing, fire alarms, portable appliances, emergency lighting and electrical installation condition reports (previously known as periodic inspections). There are many electrical testing services that are mandatory by law if you are a landlord or a commercial property owner; you will need documentation to prove that these electrical tests and inspections have taken place.


Electrical Testing for Landlords in Epsom

As a landlord, you have a duty of care to your tenants to ensure that the electrical installations within the property are safe to use to protect belongings being damaged and more importantly, to prevent electrical shocks and fires that could cause injury or death. Your main responsibility as a landlord is to ensure that the electrical installations are safe by obtaining regular electrical installation condition reports. This electrical installation condition report is mandatory when there is a change of tenants and every five years for a HMO. It is advised that you have an electrical test and inspection every five years for rented properties, but it is not a legal requirement.

During the electrical testing and inspection within an Epsom property, the electrician will inspect and test the electrical installations for:

  • Inadequate or missing earth bonding on water and gas supplies.
  • Any defectives that have the potential to cause a fire or electrical shock in addition to other health and safety risks.
  • Inadequate or missing protective devices that need to be present on electrical circuits.
  • Any deviations from the current electrical standards.
  • Loose or damaged cables and connections.

If the electrical installations are deemed satisfactory, then you will be presented with an electrical certificate to prove this.

Another obligation for landlords is to ensure that they provide safe electrical appliances that have a CE marking present. Additionally, all landlords must have regular residual current devices checks as these are responsible for tripping the electrical flow when there is an overload or imbalance.

If you are the landlord of a HMO property, then when you enquire into our electrical testing Epsom services, let us know and we can ensure that you receive our HMO compliance services too.


Electrical Testing for Commercial Properties in Epsom

Electrical Testing EpsomWithin commercial buildings, you also need to get an electrical installation condition report on a regular basis. Additionally, you must have your fire alarm systems and emergency lighting systems checked and tested on a regular basis. These tests would require using the fire alarm system to check that it can detect fires and the system is working correctly. With the emergency lighting tests, the lighting would need to be tested to ensure that the battery can last for at least three hours. Both these tests should be carried out every 6 months.


When Remedial Works are Needed in Epsom

Our electrical testing Epsom services are in place to detect any faults within electrical systems. It’s better to detect an early fault and perform the relevant fixes before the malfunction of the electrical systems. When an electrical installation condition reported is presented to you, there will be three different grades that could be shown:

  • C1 – This grade is the most severe and is given when there is danger present and remedial works are needed immediately. When Lola Electrical engineers are undertaking electrical testing, we will perform a temporary fix then and there to minimise the danger.
  • C2 – This grade means that part of the electrical installations doesn’t conform to the electrical standards which could cause potential harm and remedial works are needed as soon as possible.
  • C3 – This grade is present when it is recommended that remedial works need to take place but not necessary. You can still receive an electrical certificate with this grade.

If our electrical testing Epsom services reveal that remedial works need to take place, then Lola Electrical engineers can perform any and all remedial works that are needed.


Receiving Electrical Testing in Epsom

If you live in Epsom or surrounding areas and would like a testing and inspection service for your electrical installations, call Lola Electrical on 0203 146 1859.

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