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  1. jonnyb

    Estate agent ordered EICR's

    Hi chaps, Now I tend to avoid periodics/eicr's as much as possible, as I'm a bit finicky and they take me pretty much a full day of work. However, I do the occasional one for a friend or family if needed. Just doing one at the minute for a house that's just been sold, which was previously rented...
  2. sham

    True story about building manager and Building control agent.

    When I worked for my previous electrical company back in 2015 in which they were not certified to any scheme and they didn’t have any real college qualifications as in 16th or 17th edition, they did not have any electrical qualifications at all. However, they were the most recommended...
  3. Doomed

    Confusion two rate electric meter?

    Got an e-mail from an estate agent we look after rented properties for: "Hi, As discussed, the tenant of this property has advised that in order for them to have a smart meter installed the meter in the property needs to be changed to a two rate meter. However, an electrician will need to...
  4. C

    Estate agent and money

    hello guys I recently had an estate agent contact me asking for an EICR be carried out, I sent them a detailed quotation with terms and conditions. These conditions stated £200 will cover the first 10 circuits then £20 for every circuit thereafter. After spending a day grafting away nocking out...
  5. M

    8 flats that he rented out through an agent so as far as he was led to believe everything was done..

    hiya lads now be gentle as i would like some guidence one of my friends has 8 flats that he rented out through an agent so as far as he was led to believe everything was being done correctly. After a letter from one of his tenants through an organisation called frontine issues were brought to...
  6. G

    C3 and unsatisfactory cert, advice please

    Hi all, asked by a friend to go and look at a shop for them and give a cert as requested buy the estate agents, ive gone and had a quick look, two wylex dis baords, no RCD . told me mate the boards could to with changing for new and coded this c3, then i (wrongly i assume) put unsatisfactory...
  7. U

    Installation certificate of is it..........

    Recently I went to a property of six bedrooms with a shared bathroom and kitchen for all six rooms to do an EICR. Here are some of the issues I found when doing an EICR Ze of 259ohms, single insulated cables ran in walls no C.P.C in lighting circuits and metal fittings there was 25+ issues on my...
  8. D

    RCD Help

    Hi people, just wanted a bit of advice. I carried out a PIR in july 2014 the fusebox had rcd on sockets but not lights. The estate agent is trying to say it was not and is not up to current regs now or then so they are trying to make me pay for a new box out of my own money. This is surely not...
  9. uksparks

    Fuse box fire with photos

    Hi, I just thought I would share this with you, I just called out by a letting agent saying one of their bedsits has had a fire in a fusebox... So I turn up and see whats in the photo. There were no smoke detectors, nothing, the letting agent said, cant you just connect it back up and bypass...
  10. bigbaddave

    Eicr

    Been to do EICR for a letting agent tonight which i do a few for, turns up and the owner has had the painters in.. Well I explain the test and code 1's are serious faults like live cables Etc.. You mean like this as she pulls the kitchen draw out.. The kitchen ring main cut to power a light in...
  11. gazzamikes

    Domestic Lost a regular customer!

    I was asked by a regular customer how Much to carry out eicr on one I her properties, 3 bed two storey. I've been there in the past to do couple of light fitting changes and it's bodged throughout, more jb's than a wholesaler cu been wired in the dark by a blind Man etc. i told her £150 minimum...
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