How often should an electrical test be carried out on your home, business or letted property?

The frequency of periodic inspection and testing must be determined taking into account:

  • the type of installation
  • its use and operation
  • the frequency and quality of maintenance
  • the external influences to which it is subjected

The table below provides guidance on the frequency of formal inspections of electrical installations as well as routine checks.(Table extracted from BS7671 IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition: 2018). 


Who can carry out a periodic inspection in Cupar, St Andrews and surrounding areas in Fife?

Only an NICEIC approved electrical contractor is competent and capable can carry out a periodic inspection.

Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor are an NICEIC accredited contractor and are also registered with Trust Mark giving you confidence that all inspection and testing will be carried out to the 18th Edition of the wiring regulations.

If you need to carry out a periodic inspection, give us a call on 01334 656378 to discuss how we can help or find out more information here.

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