Testing and fault finding

Electrical Testing and Electrical Inspection

testerStarks Electrical carries out electrical testing in commercial properties. Electrical testing is essential to ensure that fixed wiring is in good, safe working order. Starks Electrical engineers constantly update themselves with any new rules and regulations to ensure the safety of electricity in the home and workplace. All engineers have an up-to-date electrical installation certificate which provides security and peace of mind.

Our fully qualified electricians carry out a wide range of electrical testing services.

All testing is carried out in accordance with the 17th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations BS7671.

Periodic Inspection

inspection imageA Periodic Inspection Report is a check of the electrical circuits to ensure that they are safe and performing well. The report you receive includes details of defects and assesses the performance of the electrical system against the UK standards of safety for electrical installations. These are set out in BS (British Standard) 7671: 2008 (IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition).

The report details any areas where the installation falls short of the standard whether it is due to poor workmanship, age of the system and materials, or other causes. It then includes a list of recommended repairs or actions needed to make the installation safe or bring it up to standard.
Periodic inspections should be commence ideally every 5 years, 10 years minimum.

Landlords Certificate
Landlords must ensure their property is safe for all tenants by receiving a ‘Periodic Inspection Report for an Electrical Installation’, which must be carried out every five years. Our certified electricians are able to examine your property and come to a conclusion of whether the electrical wiring meets health and safety regulations. The report issued will be able to prove that all electrical installations of the property are safe. Should any remedial works be required to bring the property up to standard a quotation shall be duly provided.

Homebuyers Certificate
The homebuyers or pre-purchase electrical testing gives you the peace of mind that the property you are purchasing is electrically safe and sound.

PAT Testing
pat test passAll businesses must carry out annual Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) to ensure the safe use of electrical appliances. This service can be provided to your company to ensure that your company meets British Health and Safety Regulations.

Fault finding

Tripped circuits or blown fuses can occur at any time, leaving you without lights or power. Our qualified and highly trained electricians can be with you at short notice to trace and repair these faults.

Our highly skilled electricians have many years’ experience of electrical fault finding in both commercial and domestic properties across Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire.

Most types of electrical fault such as fuse board problems, nuisance tripping, blown fuses, tripped RCD`s, lighting and power faults can be rectified and repaired on the same visit.

fault findingAn initial inspection of fittings and fixtures will be carried out to check for loose connections signs of burning or dampness.

If no obvious faults are detected we will proceed to carrying out an in-depth test using calibrated test equipment.

On completion of these tests, if remedial work is required to reinstate power or rectify the fault at hand, then a full quotation will be issued before commencement of any further work.

If you suspect an electrical fault at home or at work then call us free now on 01425 460419 and we will send one of our experience electricians to you right away.

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