EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report) in Manchester

Whether you are a homeowner, landlord, or property manager, ensuring the safety and compliance of your electrical systems is paramount. With MCR Electrical Services, you can rest assured that your property is safe. Call now to Book your EICR today and take the first step towards a safer, compliant electrical installation.

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I booked an emergency appointment with Idris and he arrived within the hour. He sorted out my issue and was polite and courteous. Would highly recommend.
Def 5000
Def 5000
MCR Electrical Services came out on an emergency call out to fault find and repair an issue with our sockets. Work was carried to an exceptionally high standard and at an incredibly competitive price. We can't thank Idris enough
Josh Slack
Josh Slack
We had Idris do some electrical work on our home,I was very pleased with his work. HE repaired an overloaded circuit and installed new switches.Thanks Idrees for the great service.
Dakshesh Patel
Dakshesh Patel
Really reliable electrician. I needed my electric radiator fixed quickly and he came early to accommodate me before my work day started. He fixed the problem quickly and was very reasonably priced. Thank you so much for your help.
Holly Campbell
Holly Campbell
So professional, polite and friendly and came on time to replace two of my ceiling lights and also installed two ceiling lights at my daughter's property all on the same not to mention really fast, clean and efficient at his job!! I highly recommend Mcr Electrical Services!!
Sajida Kerbalai-Blackburn
Sajida Kerbalai-Blackburn
I'm really pleased with the service provided by MCR Electrical Services and Idrees Masood. Idrees came to undertake the EICR despite being unwell on the day and did a thorough job. He then returned and worked into the evening to undertake the rectifications required to issue the report. Idrees was very knowledgeable and was willing to offer advice on other electrical matters while he was here. He was also very respectful of my home, removing his shoes and cleaning up any mess before leaving. I'd definitely recommend MCR Electrical Services for EICR checks and any electrical works.
Rich Wainwright
Rich Wainwright
Called today in an emergency for my parents come out within 1 hour. Knew what the problem was straight away fantastic service differently recommend excellent services thank you
Marie Edge
Marie Edge
He is a brilliant electrician. I always call him if I need to do any electrical work. He did many electrical jobs at my home and my son's home. He is knowledgeable and very reliable.
Reaz Talukder
Reaz Talukder

What is an EICR?

An EICR, also known as the Landlord Safety Test or the Home Buyer’s Test, is a formal document produced after a detailed assessment of your property’s electrical installation. This inspection must be carried out by a licensed and experienced electrician. The main objectives of an EICR are to:

  1. Ensure Safety: Confirm that the electrical installation is safe for use until the next inspection.
  2. Identify Damage: Detect any damage or wear and tear that could affect safety.
  3. Compliance Check: Verify that the installation complies with the latest IET Wiring Regulations.
  4. Prevent Hazards: Identify potential risks that could lead to electric shocks or high temperatures.
  5. Provide Records: Offer a detailed record of the installation’s condition for future inspections.

Need EICR? Here’s What You Should Know!

Understanding the Importance of EICR

An Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) is essential for ensuring the safety and functionality of your property’s electrical system. Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord, or manager, maintaining the integrity of your wiring and electrical connections is crucial to prevent potential hazards such as electrical fires and electric shocks. At MCR Electrical Services, we offer comprehensive EICR services to provide you with peace of mind and compliance with legal standards.

Legal Requirements and Frequency of Inspections

In the UK, landlords and property managers are legally obligated to ensure their electrical systems are safe. The Electricity at Work Regulations (1989) and the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 mandate regular EICRs. The frequency of inspections depends on the type of property:

  • Homeowners: Every 10 years or upon change of occupancy.
  • Domestic Rentals: Every 5 years or upon change of occupancy.
  • Commercial Properties: Every 5 years or upon change of occupancy.

Benefits of Regular EICRs

Regular Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs) offer numerous benefits, ensuring the safety and functionality of your electrical systems. Here are the key advantages:

  1. Enhanced Safety: Regular EICRs identify potential hazards such as faulty wiring, overloaded circuits, and deteriorating components, reducing the risk of electrical fires and shocks.
  2. Compliance with Regulations: Staying compliant with legal requirements, such as The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020, helps avoid hefty fines and legal issues.
  3. Peace of Mind: Knowing that your electrical installations are regularly inspected and maintained by qualified electricians provides peace of mind for homeowners, landlords, and tenants alike.
  4. Prolonged Lifespan of Electrical Systems: Regular inspections help in the early detection of issues, allowing for timely repairs and maintenance, which can extend the lifespan of your electrical systems.
  5. Insurance Compliance: Many insurance companies require regular EICRs to validate coverage, ensuring you remain protected under your policy.
  6. Cost Savings: By identifying and addressing issues early, regular EICRs can prevent costly emergency repairs and reduce overall maintenance expenses.
  7. Improved Energy Efficiency: Ensuring your electrical systems are in optimal condition can enhance energy efficiency, potentially lowering your energy bills.

Regular EICRs are an essential part of maintaining a safe and efficient electrical system, providing numerous benefits that contribute to the overall well-being and safety of your property.

Common Electrical Issues Found During EICRs

During an EICR, our electricians often encounter a variety of issues that can pose risks to safety. Some of the most common issues include:

  • Outdated Wiring: Older properties may have wiring that does not meet current safety standards.
  • Damaged or Worn Out Components: Electrical components can deteriorate over time, leading to potential hazards.
  • Improper Installation: Non-compliant or poorly executed electrical work can cause significant safety issues.
  • Overloaded Circuits: Overloading can occur when the electrical system is asked to handle more current than it is designed for, leading to overheating and fire risks.
  • Lack of RCD Protection: Residual Current Devices (RCDs) are crucial for preventing electric shocks, and their absence is a common issue.

How to Prepare for an EICR

To ensure a smooth and efficient inspection, here are some steps you can take to prepare for an EICR:

  1. Clear Access: Ensure that our electricians have easy access to all areas of the property, including the consumer unit, sockets, and switches.
  2. Inform Occupants: If you are a landlord, inform your tenants about the upcoming inspection so they can make necessary arrangements.
  3. Check Documentation: Have any previous EICR reports and electrical certificates available for review.
  4. List Concerns: If you have any specific concerns or areas that you want the electrician to focus on, make a list and discuss it with them before the inspection begins.

Why Choose MCR Electrical Services for Your EICR?

When it comes to electrical safety, you want to ensure you are working with the best. Here are some reasons why MCR Electrical Services is the right choice for your EICR needs:

  1. Qualified and Experienced Electricians: Our team comprises highly qualified electricians with over 20 years of experience. We hold certifications such as City & Guilds Level 3 in Periodic Inspection & Testing and are NAPIT registered.
  2. Comprehensive Service: We provide a thorough inspection and testing service, ensuring all aspects of your electrical installation are safe and compliant with the latest regulations.
  3. Affordable Pricing: Our EICR services are competitively priced, providing excellent value for money.
  4. Customer Satisfaction: We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality workmanship and excellent customer service. Our numerous five-star reviews reflect our commitment to customer satisfaction.
  5. Local Expertise: As a local business, we understand the specific needs and regulations of properties in the Greater Manchester area. We are dedicated to serving our community with reliable and efficient electrical services.
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