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Electrical Survey

Not sure what type of Electrical Survey you need?  See the table below for more information:


TYPES OF ELECTRICAL SURVEYS

CONTENTS

Portable Applicance Testing (PAT)

NICEIC Domestic Visual Condition Report

NICEIC Domestic Period Inspection Report (PIR)

Checking of Electrical Equipment with 3 pin plug attachment




Fixed Electrics (i.e. socket outlets, lighting pendants, etc)




General view of electric condition




Reveal if electrical circuits overloaded




Find any potential shock and fire hazards in the installation




Identify any defective DIY electrical work




Highlight any lack of earthing or bonding




Identifies if requires urgent attention (scale 1-4)




Identifies if requires improvement (scale 1-4)




Identifies if requires further investigation (scale 1-4)




Compliance with BS7671 (scale 1-4)




 

The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) produce a guide to condition reports for domestic electrical installations:

Guide to condition reports for domestic electrical installations

 

The NICEIC produce useful factsheets for householders:

Landlord factsheet

As a landlord, it is your legal responsibility to ensure that the electrics in your property are safe.
Landlord factsheet

 
Part P factsheet


An electrical safety law, Part P of the Building Regulations, was introduced by the Government with the aim of improving electrical safety.
Part P factsheet


How safe is the wiring in your home?


In less time than you may think, the electrics in your home can become damaged or worn through general wear and tear.
Safe Wiring Factsheet