AC1 Electrical Services offer a comprehensive next day service for both domestic and commercial EICR testing. Our experienced electricians are equiped to provide you with your inspection report on request. Get in touch with us for a quote on our EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge and have your electrical installation inspected and assessed today.
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How it works
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Give us a call or use our online booking system to book your electrical saftey inspection.
Our engineer will arrive at the agreed time and day to carry out your electrical condition report.
Issue Electrical Report
We will send you a copy of your report via email or in the post. If for any reason there are any remedial works required, We will provide you with a quote to carry these works out.
AC1 provides EICR's in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge
AC1 are pleased to offer our EICR services in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We have offices across the South East and provide electrical inspection & testing, electrical safety certificates and EICR reports in in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge to various locations including anywhere in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. Keep all your electrics up to date with AC1 Electrical and make sure you’re complying with UK laws and regulations.
We have a fleet of fully equipped vans and experienced, reliable engineers that can be on-site in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge promptly. Contact AC1 Electrical to access our professional services and receive your EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge today, helping you solve all your electrical issues.
What Our Customers Are Saying
I instructed AC1 to carry out an EICR at my property and they were very accommodating and efficient, squeezing me in the following morning from my initial phone call! I had the report within 48 hours of the test being carried out as promised. Overall fantastic service. Would definitely recommend.
01 Jul 2020
"EICR's are a vital part of electrical safety"
Having an electrical safety inspection carried out on your property's electrical installation, Weather at home or work, will give you, your employees and your insurers the piece of mind knowing it has been checked and deemed safe by a professional. They are a vital part of electrical safety and we can provide them to both domestic and commercial customers. These EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge help to identify electrical issues that can be solved by AC1 Electrical Services, keeping our clients safe and secure.
Tony Rumsey, Managing Director
Frequently asked questions about Reports & Certificates (EICR)
An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge is a detailed inspection on a properties electrical installation, carried out by one of our qualified engineers. EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge are also known as Landlord Electrical Safety certificate, Electrical safety certificates or Homebuyers Electrical Test.
EICR = Electrical Installation Condition Report
An EICR inspection takes between 2 and 4 hours for an average-sized property. AC1 Electrical offers next day service for all our EICR inspections, providing our customers with a quick EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge.
An EICR certificate is the same and an electrical installation condition report, which is presented on completion of an electrical inspection which assess the condition of the wiring and accessories. It is now a legal requirement for Landlords to have a satisfactory EICR prior to new tenancies, and for all existing tenancies as of April 2021. Most insurers would also like to see that an electrical installation has been testing and checked by a registered and competant electrican, such as an NICEIC Approved Contractor.
Employers should have an EICR inspection at 2 to 5 year intervals, depending on usage.
Landlords must have an EICR test done every five years or with new tenancies.
An EICR is recommended to homeowners every 10 years and when you buy or sell a property. You may need a valid EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge for insurance purposes - it is important to check with your insurer.
You should have an EICR inspection if your electrics are old or outdated. You will also need to have an EICR at the request of your local authority for building control regulations. A commercial EICR may be needed as part of annual inspections.
An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge vary depending on the proerty typr and size. Domestic propertys start from £100.00 Plus VAT, Where as a commercial electrical report will start from £150.00 Plus VAT. Typically the price will increase with the proeprty size or number of circuits there are within the Consumer unit. AC1 Electrical Services will always provide a fixed price before any commencment of works so you will know exactly what you will pay. Our rates can be viewed on our rates page. You can also contact us with any questions or for more information on our EICR pricing.
On completion of an inspection, a written report will be issued listing any recommendations (where applicable) that require necessary remedial action, this report is referred to as an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. The number and nature of such recommendations will impact the overall outcome of whether the installation is given ‘SATISFACTORY’ status. We will clearly explain to you what the outcome of your report means and automatically issue you with a no-obligation quotation for any remedial work if applicable.
Landlords must ensure that they provide a copy of their current satisfactory EICR report to tenants. An EICR must be carried out every 5 years for domestic properties and whenever tenancy changes.
For commercial properties an EICR must be carried out every 2 to 5 years, depending on usage. Contact AC1 Electrical for an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge.
AC1 Electrical Services provides EICR inspections and EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge.
AC1 Electrical Services provide fixed prices for electrical safety certificates and EICR reports in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. If there are any issues identified on inspection which require the need for further remedial work, we will provide you with a clear quotation to carry this work out when we issue you with your report. You are under no obligation to use us to carry out the work if you do not wish to.
An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge is typically valid for 5 years:
- In the workplace - 2 to 5 year, depending on usage.
- Buy-to-let or rented properties – 5 years, or with new tenancies.
- Homeowners – recommended every 10 years and when you buy or sell a property.
EICR observations indicate varying levels of problems - they are coded C1, C2, C3, or F1.
C1: Danger Present, Risk of injury, immediate remedial action required
Items marked as C1 on an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge would be considered to be able to cause immediate harm or injury to a person (or persons) potential resulting in death. For example, live cables exposed anywhere in a property or just poor quality DIY.
A C1 listed on an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge would warrant an immediate failure of that inspection meaning the outcome of the report would be unsatisfactory. Any items found to be immediately dangerous during an electrical inspection (within reason) should be rectified by the electrician on-site and charged as necessary.
C2: Potentially Dangerous, Urgent Remedial Action Required
Items marked as C2 on an EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge are viewed to be potentially dangerous. It depends on the nature of the item that has been marked as a C2 as to whether the outcome of the report would be unsatisfactory.
In some circumstances items marked as C2 can be rectified on-site (at an additional cost) to obtain a satisfactory certificate, this will avoid an unsatisfactory report being issued and other costs incurred for possible return visits.
C3: Improvement Required
EICR items marked as C3 do not comply with current regulatory standards.
A C3 is not viewed to be dangerous but must be listed as a recommendation on the EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. You can have a number of C3 items listed on your report and your electrical installation would still be viewed as Satisfactory.
F1: Further Investigation Required
F1 items include wiring that uses older colour codes, or circuits that are not verified at the time of testing.
An EICR report in London, Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridge may also be known as:
- Electrical safety certificate
- Electrical certificate
- Electrical installation condition report
- Landlord certificate
- Landlord electrical certificate
- Electrical inspection
- Electrical check
- Electrical test