Electrical Installation Condition Reports
An important part of maintaining your electrical system is periodic testing in the form of an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR). Diamond Services, part of the Diamond Controls Group, is an accredited member of the NICEIC and our qualified electricians are on hand to provide an Electrical Safety Certificate.
With prices as little as £100+VAT, we carry out our in-depth inspection and testing in properties across Norfolk.
It is now a legal requirement for privately rented properties to have a valid EICR report at least every five years. Make sure you remain compliant by booking your EICR today.
Our reports are sent to you digitally and usually in less than 24 hours after our visit so you can be assured of a quick turnaround from our electricians.
This testing and the subsequent report are used to identify any damage, defects, or deterioration which may cause danger and shows any areas for improvement for safe and effective energy supply to your home or workplace. It is an early warning sign for potentially costly and harmful flaws and enables rectification work from qualified electricians.
What is involved?
We will test the circuitry of your system, safely turning off electrics at the main supply. The testing will help us to determine if the system is satisfactory for continued service. Our report will provide the full summary of the condition of electrics and whether it complies to current British Standards (BS 7671). We will also make recommendations on necessary or beneficial improvements for safety and efficiency.
The certificate will contain classification codes which will determine the priority and degree of severity in any defects found.
When do you need an ECIR?
It is good practice to commission an ECIR whenever you suspect there is a problem with your electrical system and at a change in tenancy, whether you are in commercial or domestic premises. In addition, it is strongly recommended you commission an ECIR in the following circumstances:
>Homeowners – An EICR is recommended every 10 years or when moving into a new property
>Rental properties – An EICR is mandatory and required every 5 years
>Commercial/industrial properties – If a problem is suspected and on recommendation from an electrician depending on the type of property and use
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“Diamond Services are one of the contractors we use at Dragonfly Lettings for EICRs on rented properties. I’ve had nothing but good experiences with them- they are efficient, reasonably priced and extremely polite and professional. Would thoroughly recommend them, 10/10.”
“Martin and his team do a great job and are a pleasure to work with in our new and exciting venture at OakVilla Restaurant and Distillery.”
“We phoned up as we were worried about our light switch and alarm system wiring. They sent out Jack the next day for a free look at the issue. He came adhering to full COVID guidelines I.e mask and social distanced etc… He quickly tested the issue we had and identified the issue quickly. We are so pleased with the fast, professional and friendly service which made us feel safe.”
“A great installation job that required smart thinking and problem solving due to age of house. End product is visually extremely pleasing and engineer was clean, tidy and polite. Top work!”
“We have worked with Martin and Diamond Services for many years on projects from fixed wire testing, small office refurbishments, breakdowns to complete infrastructure projects on some of our main laboratory buildings, and have always been very pleased with the professional and speedy service they provide.”
“We purchased an office building in need of renovation, and Diamond Services helped us to get our building back to a safe standard in no time all. We used Diamond Services once again when we came to extend our office space and will be using them again in our future projects.”
“Diamond Services provided a professional, efficient, and polite service. From Martin who provided the quote and guidance to the electricians undertaking the install, this gave us the confidence that we had chosen a truly professional and efficient electrical contractor who we would not hesitate to use again.”
“I have been working with Diamond Services to manage a small portfolio of properties in the Norwich area and can not recommend them highly enough. They always offer a professional, high quality and timely service. Looking forward to working with them regularly in the future.”
” We have worked with Iain and Diamond Services over a number of years and have always found them to be very efficient, effective, reliable, easy to deal with and good value for money. Highly recommended.”
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