DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL TESTING AND INSPECTION

Keep your circuits and appliances safe and compliant

EICR & PAT testing specialists

Rates from £90 per hour

We offer a comprehensive electrical testing and inspection service to identify any potential hazards or faults in your property’s electrical system.

Our South East London team can inspect all electrical installations and appliances, including wiring, sockets, switches, and consumer units, to ensure they are safe and compliant.

With our fast and reliable service, you can have peace of mind knowing that your property’s electrical system is safe and compliant.

Our expertise covers a wide range of electrical testing and inspection services, including PAT testing, fixed wire testing, and periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations.

As professional electricians, we understand the importance of electrical safety in any building. Electrical systems and appliances can deteriorate over time and become hazardous if not inspected and tested regularly. That is why we offer reliable and efficient electrical testing and inspection services to ensure that your electrical systems and appliances are safe and comply with the latest UK regulations.

Our team of electricians is fully qualified and certified to carry out electrical testing and inspection services in compliance with the latest UK regulations, including the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and the IET Wiring Regulations BS 7671. We use the latest testing equipment and techniques to ensure accurate and reliable results. Contact us today to schedule your electrical testing and inspection services and ensure the safety of your electrical systems and appliances.

The Importance of Electrical Testing and Inspection

Electrical testing and inspection is not just about ensuring that your electrical systems are functioning properly, but also about keeping you and your property safe. In this section, we will discuss the importance of electrical testing and inspection, including how it ensures safety and compliance with regulations.

Ensuring Safety

Faulty electrical systems can cause serious damage, including electrocution and fires. Regular testing and inspection can identify potential issues before they become serious problems.

During the testing and inspection process, our team of qualified electricians will check all electrical systems, including wiring, sockets, and appliances. We will also test the effectiveness of earthing and bonding, which are critical safety measures. By identifying and repairing any faults or defects, we can ensure that your electrical systems are safe and reliable.

Complying with Regulations

Electrical testing and inspection is not just about safety, it’s also about compliance with regulations. In the UK, there are strict regulations that govern electrical installations and systems. These regulations are in place to ensure that electrical systems are safe and meet certain standards.

By having regular electrical testing and inspection, you can ensure that your property is compliant with these regulations. This is particularly important if you are a landlord or business owner, as you have a legal responsibility to ensure that your property is safe and compliant.

At SE London Electrical, we are fully qualified and experienced in carrying out electrical testing and inspection to the highest standards. We are familiar with all relevant regulations and certifications, including the Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Wiring Regulations. We can provide you with a comprehensive report detailing the results of our testing and inspection, so you can be confident that your property is safe and compliant.

Types of Electrical Testing and Inspection

Visual Inspection

Visual inspection is the first step in electrical testing and inspection. Our qualified electricians will carry out a visual inspection of your electrical installation to check for any signs of damage, wear and tear, or other issues that may affect the safety and performance of your electrical system. This includes checking for loose connections, damaged cables, and any signs of overheating or burning.

Continuity Testing

Continuity testing is used to check the integrity of the electrical connections and conductors in your electrical installation. Our electricians will use a continuity tester to check that all the electrical connections are secure and that there are no breaks or faults in the electrical conductors.

Insulation Resistance Testing

Insulation resistance testing is used to check the effectiveness of the insulation in your electrical installation. Our electricians will use a megger to measure the resistance of the insulation between the live conductors and earth. This helps to identify any potential issues with the insulation, such as damage or degradation, which could lead to electrical faults or even electrical shock.

Earth Fault Loop Impedance Testing

Earth fault loop impedance testing is used to check the effectiveness of the earthing system in your electrical installation. Our electricians will use a loop impedance tester to measure the impedance of the earth fault loop, which helps to identify any potential issues with the earthing system, such as high resistance or poor connection.

RCD Testing

RCD testing is used to check the effectiveness of residual current devices (RCDs) in your electrical installation. Our electricians will use a test button to check that the RCDs are functioning correctly and will trip in the event of a fault, which helps to prevent electrical shock and other safety hazards.

When to Conduct Electrical Testing and Inspection

Here are a few scenarios where you should consider conducting electrical testing and inspection:

New Installations

If you are installing new electrical systems in your home or business, it is essential to have them tested and inspected by a qualified electrician. This will ensure that everything is functioning correctly and that there are no potential safety hazards. We can conduct thorough testing and inspections to ensure that your new installations meet all the necessary regulations and certifications.

Periodic Inspections

Regular periodic inspections are crucial to ensure that your electrical systems are safe and compliant. These inspections should be conducted by a qualified electrician at least every five years for domestic properties and every three years for commercial properties. We can conduct these inspections and provide you with a detailed report outlining any issues that need to be addressed.

Following Electrical Work

If you have recently had electrical work done in your home or business, it is essential to have it tested and inspected to ensure that everything is functioning correctly. We can conduct these tests and inspections to ensure that your electrical systems are safe and compliant with all relevant regulations.

When Selling or Renting Property

If you are selling or renting out your property, you are legally required to have a valid Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR). This report will provide potential buyers or tenants with information about the safety and condition of your electrical systems. We can conduct these tests and inspections and provide you with a valid EICR to ensure that you are compliant with all relevant regulations.

At SE London Electrical, we understand the importance of electrical testing and inspection. We can provide you with expert solutions to ensure that your electrical systems are safe, compliant, and efficient. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.

Choosing a Qualified Electrical Testing and Inspection Professional

When it comes to electrical testing and inspection, it is essential to choose a qualified professional who has the necessary experience and expertise to ensure that your electrical systems are safe and up to code. At SE London Electrical, we understand that you want to ensure the safety of your home or business, and we are here to help you achieve that.

One of the first things you should look for when choosing an electrical testing and inspection professional is their qualifications. In the UK, electricians must be registered with a competent person scheme, such as NICEIC, ELECSA or NAPIT, to carry out electrical work in homes and businesses. At SE London Electrical, we are registered with NICEIC, which means that we have been assessed to ensure that we are competent and qualified to carry out electrical work.

Another important consideration when choosing an electrical testing and inspection professional is their experience. At SE London Electrical, we have years of experience in the industry, and we have worked with a wide range of clients, from homeowners to large businesses. We have the knowledge and expertise to carry out thorough electrical testing and inspections to ensure that your systems are safe and up to code.

When you choose SE London Electrical for your electrical testing and inspection needs, you can rest assured that you are getting a reliable and professional service. We take pride in our work, and we are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of service and expertise. 

If you need any electrical testing or inspection services, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is always ready to help, and we are confident that we can provide you with the best possible service.

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