Category: EICR

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...

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...

Unsheathed Basic Insulation Outside Of Enclosure

Unsheathed Basic Insulation Outside Of Enclosure If you’ve recently had a landlord/homebuyer report completed on a property and received a fault for “Unsheathed Basic Insulation“, you may be a little confused as to what this all means. Sadly the terminology used within electrical reports may as well be in a foreign language (unless of course you are an electrician!). Many...