Inspection & Testing


Benefits on Electrical Inspection and testing:

 

• Peace of mind knowing you are safe

• Electrical inspections can save lives

• If your property PASS’s You will be insured (landlords will be covered)

• Will help the saleability of your property

 

AM Electrical are experienced and recognised by bodies such as NICEIC. We are qualified to a minimum of 17th edition, as certified by the IEE. This qualifies us as a ‘competent person’ meaning we are able to self-certify that out work complies with building regulations and also with Part P.

 

Electrical Installation Condition Reports

Over time all electrical installations deteriorate with use and age, poorly maintained electrical installations can be fatal. Many insurance companies/councils / letting agents now demand a periodic inspection report (PIR).

 

Periodic testing and inspection is specialised work.
There are legal requirements that dictate the time framework that the inspections should take place.

 

A full periodic inspection is very detailed: covering switches, sockets, light points, circuits, earthling and fuse boards. All findings are observed and recorded and the full report highlights any potential problems. This means you can then make an informed decision on what action to take.

 

Portable Appliance testing

Portable appliance testing (PAT testing) is the process of periodically testing electrical appliance to ensure they are effectively maintained and safe to use it is a legal requirement for employees to have them tested.

 

A M Electrical Services offer a reliable electrical test for all of your equipment, be it for home or business use.

 

A certificate will be issued after the portable appliance testing is complete, stating the safety of the equipment.
What does PAT testing entail?

 

  • A visual inspection of the appliance casing and flex for wear and damage
  • Plugs are checked for damage, correct wiring and fuse suitability
  • Electrical testing will then be completed using a fully calibrated PAT tester
  • A label will then be attached to the safe equipment in a discrete place
  • If the equipment fails the PAT testing, the property manager will be informed and the appliance should not be used until replaced or repaired

 

For your free information pack on all you need to know about rewiring your home or for more information on electrical inspection and testing please contact us.

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