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The Landlord EICR Certificate, what 'EICR' stands for and why it's so important.

What Does EICR Stands for?

EICR stands for Electrical Inspection Condition Report (or periodic inspection report), its a report of the condition of the electrical installation on a rented property.

Why is the EICR so important? (the law!)

If you rent out a property its the law that the rented property electrical installation is checked. Landlords are required by law to ensure that the electrical installation in a rented property is safe when tenants move in and maintained in a safe condition throughout its duration. The BS7671 (17th Edition Wiring Regulations) recommend having an EICR carried out at least every 5 years. (or change of tenancy.)

Under the Landlord and Tenants Act (1985) landlords must, by law, ensure that the electrical installation in a rented property is maintained safely throughout a tenancy.

What is Inspected During the ECIR?

  • All Devices for protection against fire and electric shock.
  • The adequacy of the earthing and bonding.
  • Any damage or wear and tear that might affect the safety of the properties inhabitants.
  • Identification of any damaged electrical fittings and accessories.
  • Identification of any exposed live wires that could cause a fire or injury.

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