Periodic Inspection & Testing

K&L Electrical undertake a wide range of electrical periodic inspections and electrical installation condition report in Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington and St Helens, ranging from landlords electrical certificate, insurance companies, letting agents to full commercial certification of new & existing installations.
We also carry out landlord electrical safety reports and electrical condition reports for insurance and licensing purposes (Public Entertainment licence) E.g. Theatres, Pubs, Clubs, and Hotels etc.
Now offering FREE ( PAT testing ) for domestic landlords, insurance companies and letting agents, when booking an electrical installation condition reports and testing
We have a sensible approach to electrical testing and are fully aware of the increasing costs of staying on top of ever expanding electrical regulations, we will work with you to find the most economical way when rectifying any faults / problems, to ensure you have an electrical safty certificate.
we have a sensible approach on prices for electrical periodic inspections and electrical installation condition reports and a high level of customer service ,that is second to none.
For more information or a free quotation. please contact us via the online form or telephone us directly on 01925 225191.
The NIC-EIC Insurance Backed Warranty covers work done by contractors registered to the NIC-EIC Domestic Installer Scheme. See the benefits of using a contractor registered by the NIC-EIC.
We carry out Electrical Periodic Inspection Reports and electrical condition reports for several local Estate Agencies; we will collect keys for access to properties for your convenience with the assurance that all our electricians and staff are uniformed and carry company identification. Each electrician is qualified to the new 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations and CITY & GUILDS 2391 Inspection & Testing Certification of Electrical Installations.
Types of electrical safety certificates
Electrical Installation Condition Report  /  Electrical Installation Certificate  /  Domestic Electrical Installation Certificate  /  Minor Electrical Installation Works Certificate  /  Periodic Inspection Report   /  PAT Testing Certificate   /  PAT Testing Certificate For Building Sites  /  Emergency Lighting Reports  /  Fire Alarm Reports
A Video of one of our electricians measuring the earth fault loop impedance of a domestic periodic electrical inspection / electrical condition report.
FREE PAT testing for landlords, insurance companies and letting agents.
PAT testing can also be done at the same time as a periodic inspection report. By doing the two together you will save time and money. PAT testing at the same time could locate any potential safety risks with any electrical appliances.
A periodic inspection report will reveal if any circuits or electrical equipment are being overloaded, locate any potential electrical shock risks and fire hazards in an installation, identify any defective DIY electrical work, or highlight any lack of earthing or bonding. Tests are also carried out on wiring and associated fixed electrical equipment to check that it is electrically safe.
Landlord electrical responsibilities
For landlords, property agents, domestic, commercial or industrial see Landlord electrical safety reports and certificates.
For further information on landlord electrical safety visit our page that gives a clear explanation of what a Periodic Inspection Report is and why it is required, alternatively you can contact us for further information or for a free no-obligation quote.
If your a property agent, commercial or industrial we can discussed prices for electrical tests on a one to one basis. Please contact us for further information for on call-out charges etc, and management contracts.
After the electrical tests K&L Electrical will provide you with a BS7671 Compliant Periodic Inspection Report along with a schedule of test results, evidence of any defects and departures from the IEE wiring regulations and a circuit chart to be placed either onto or near to the fuse board / consumer unit. Additionally you will be provided with professional technical advice from one of our qualified electricians in conjunction with notification and advice relating to the frequency and extent of required future periodic reports.
The frequency of periodic inspection and testing can be determined by taking into account:
1. The type of installation
2. Its use and operation
3. The frequency and quality of maintenance
4. The external influences to which it is subjected
The table below provides guidance on the frequency of formal inspections of electrical installations as well as routine checks, the time interval between the issuing of the Electrical Installation Certificate on completion of the work and the first inspection.
Type of Installation
Routine Check
Maximum Period between
inspections and testing
as necessary
Reference
(see notes below)
Generalelectrical wiring installation
Domestic: Houses / Flats
N/A
change of occupancy/10 years
N/A
Commercial
1 year
change of occupancy/5 years
1,2
Educational establishments
4 months
5 years
1,2
Hospitals
1 year
5 years
1,2
Industrial
1 year
3 years
1,2
Residential accommodation
at change of occupancy/ 1 year
5 years
1
Offices
1 year
5 years
1,2
Shops
1 year
5 years
1,2
Laboratories
1 year
5 years
1,2
Buildings open to the public
Cinemas
4 months
1 year
2,6,7
Church installations
1 year
5 years (quinquenially)
2
Leisure complexes
4 months
1 year
1,2,6
Places of public entertainment
1 year
5 years
1,2,6
Restaurants and hotels
1 year
5 year
1,2,6
Theatres
1 year
3 year
2,6,7
Public houses
1 year
5 years
1,2,6
Village halls/Community centres
1 year
5 years
1,2
External electrical wiring installations
Agricultural and horticultural
1 year
3 years
1,2
Caravans
1 year
3 years
N/A
Caravan parks
6 months
1 year
1,2,6
Highway power supplies
as convenient
6 years
N/A
Marinas
4 months
1 year
1,2
Fish farms
4 months
1 year
1,2
Emergency lighting
daily/monthly
3 years
2,3,4
Fire alarms
daily/weekly/monthly
1 year
2,4,5
Laundrettes
1 year
1 year
1,2,6
Petrol filling stations
1 year
1 year
1,2,6
Construction site installations
3 months
3 months
1,2
Periodic Reference Key
1Particular attention must be taken to comply with S1 1988 No 1057. The Electricity Supply Regulations 1988.
2S1 1988 N0 635 The Electricity at Work Regulations.
3See BS5266: Part : 1988 Code of practice for the emergency lighting.
4Other intervals are recommended for testing operation of batteries and generators.
5See BS 5839: Part 1: 1988 Code of practice for system design installation and servicing.
6Local Authority Conditions of Licence.
7S1 1995 No 1129 (Clause 27) The Cinematography (Safety) Regulations
What tests are carried out on an electrical condition report
1, Details of the electrical system are recorded with the owners name and property address.
2, What type of installation is it, domestic, commercial or Industrial.
3, Make of the fuse board or consumer units it has and Number of circuits used.
4, Number of sockets, lights, etc, also what’s on each circuit.
5, Visually Checking for any defects.
6, Dead testing of each circuit to obtain test results to check the safety of each circuit.
7, Live testing of the circuits to check they are safe.
8, Check that the correct cable sizes are used on each circuit.
9, Check to see if the main earthing conductor is present and correct.
10, Test if the gas pipe is earth bonded and installed correctly with the correct size cable.
11, Check if main water pipe is earth bonded and installed correctly with the correct size cable.
12, Check the RCD’s are working correctly, if fitted, and the right size milliamp is used, also test to see if it tripps in the correct time.
Take a look at our electrical gallery to see some of our installations 
We are fully insured with £5,000,000 public liability insurance with professional indemnity, fully compliant with the current health and safety
legislation. Copies of these documents are available on request.
The NIC-EIC Insurance Backed Warranty covers work done by contractors registered to the NIC-EIC Domestic Installer Scheme. See the benefits of using a contractor registered by the NIC-EIC.
K&L Electrical work quickly and efficiently with ateam of electricians to complete the rewiring project as quickly as possible – thereby minimizing the disruption to your premises. For more information please contact us via the online form or telephone K&L directly on 01925 225191</p>