5 Year Electrical Check

Five Yearly Electrical Checks

As of the 1st June 2020, private landlords in England will be required to have the electrical installation in their rental properties checked. with an Electrical condition report and by a qualified electrician to ensure that they are safe.

This means that:

  • Electrical installations must be inspected and tested prior to the start of a new tenancy from 1st July 2020
  • Checks must be carried out on any existing tenancies by 1stApril 2021

The checks should be done every 5 years unless change of use or occupancy. Then it will need to be done earlier.

Since 2003 Day and Knight you local electrician in Stafford have been doing Electrical condition reports for our customers. 

taking the stress out of being a landlord.

Check out the electrical safety council for more information

With helpful guides to help you through the new laws.