Your building has a lot of electrical devices. In fact, there’s probably not an area in your property without some type of electric device running. If one of these devices were to malfunction and cause a fire, the damage would be costly and time-consuming to repair. You don’t have to live with this risk any longer! Read on for more information about how you can avoid these types of fires from happening by taking precautions like installing surge protectors or unplugging electronics when they’re not being used.
Your building is full of electrical devices – there’s probably not an area without something powered by electricity running! But what if one malfunctions? Fires are expensive and take up a lot of resources that could otherwise be spent elsewhere if they’re put out quickly. You can avoid the need for an expensive fire cleanup by following these tips and others!
If you’re looking to prevent electrical fires from happening in your property, there are a few things that you can do first – check all of your electrical wiring, switches, outlets and other equipment to make sure they’re safe to use.
Ensuring that you have an up-to date electrical installation condition report (EICR) will identify any require remedial electrical work needed in your property. This will ensure that your electrical system is in perfect working order.
Making sure that all of your electrical wiring is safe and secure in the walls, ceilings and floors can also prevent fires from spreading.
Have someone to come out regularly to check the condition of your wiring for you – it’s much easier than doing it yourself! This way, you have the peace of mind that your building has been inspected and tested to the latest update to the electrical regulations. Any issues with your electrics can be identified and rectified immediately.
For a one off fee, you can have an experienced EICR tester come out to conduct the inspection on your building’s wiring and electrical systems for you. Their report will include everything they found during their time in the property, from testing all of the outlets in each room to the correct operation of circuit breakers and RCD’s.