Landlord Electrical Services in Wakefield

Landlord Electrical Services in Wakefield If you own a rental property in the Wakefield area, you know that keeping on top of electrical maintenance is important. It’s more than just replacing a light switch when the tenant reports a fault, it’s complying with your legal obligations regarding property safety. The Private Rental Sector (PRS) has a number of particular and...

Do Landlords Need To Fit RCDs to Rental Properties?

Introduction to RCDs & Private Rental Properties There seems to be a lot of debate around the requirements for landlords to fit RCDs to rental properties. This confusion extends further than just landlords themselves, quite a few electricians too seem to be giving conflicting advice. Unfortunately the regulations surrounding this aren’t very clear which doesn’t help. Recent changes surrounding wiring...

Presence & Condition Of Distributors Earthing Arrangement

Presence & Condition of Distributors Earthing Arrangement Have you had a homebuyer or landlord electrical report and received a code under the heading “Presence & Condition of Distributors Earthing Arrangement”? If your inspecting electrician hasn’t properly explained what this issue is, you may be unsure what you are dealing with. In our latest post on EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report)...

Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation

Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation Did you have an EICR (otherwise known as a landlord/homebuyer report) completed and you received a code indicating that you have “Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation”? You may have been left wondering what exactly this means and how best to approach repairing the thermal damage to the cable insulation. If your electrician has failed to...