Category: Advice

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...

No BS7671 Dual Colour Warning Label

Lack of BS7671 Dual Colour Warning Label at Installation Has your recent electrical safety report (more properly called an EICR) had a fault listed for the lack of a BS7671 Dual Colour Warning Label? First and foremost don’t worry because this is a comparatively trivial issue with your electrical installation. Whilst it does warrant inclusion in the report, this issue...

Condition Of Insulation Of Live Parts

Condition Of Insulation Of Live Parts If your recent homebuyer / landlord report has flagged an issue for “Condition Of Insulation Of Live Parts” then you may be wondering what all this means? Many other electricians fail to provide any real detail (or if possible, pictures) with their electrical reports. As such, it can often feel like Double Dutch to...