EICR Test Certificate @ £69 in Reading and Surrounding Areas

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EICR Procedure

What is an EICR Test Certificate?.

EICR Test, also known as domestic Electrical Inspection or EICR (Electrical Inspection Condition Report), is a complete inspection of the electrical systems and installations in a home. Since July 2020, there is a legal requirement on landlords to ensure there is a valid EICR in place. Many Insurance companies also demanding EICR certificate

How much an EICR Test cost?

Property Type Cost
Garage £69
1 Bedroom Flat £129
2 Bedrooms Flat £149
3 Bedrooms Flat £169
1 Bedroom House £149
2 Bedrooms House £179
3 Bedrooms House £219
4-5 Bedrooms House £299
Commercial Buildings From £249

*Additional Repair and alteration is not included. Also check FuseBox Cost if you are looking for both EICR certificate and Consumer Unit replacement.


Included with Price
  • Qualified, insured and reviewed Electrician
  • 12-month guarantee on work completed
  • VAT inclusive when applicable

  • Free 2-hour cancellation before visit
  • Travel costs for your visit
You should also know
  • If the electrician is not able to complete the EICR due to the condition of the system a standard charge of one hours labour will be payable instead, but will still quote for remedial work.
  • Parts/materials or new fittings aren’t included but can be arranged with the Electrician when required

  • A parking charge may be required if free parking not available at property

An EICR Inspection takes between 2 and 4 hours for an average-sized property. A number of tests are carried out during the testing procedure. Our Electrician will record all the readings and compare with BS7671 guidelines. Consumer Unit Replacement takes longer than EICR.

Fixtures to be tested during Landlord EICR Test

Consumer Unit Sockets
RCD protection Plugs
Earthing and bonding Electrical cables or leads
Bathroom safety Light fittings
Light switches Kitchen safety
Extension leads Signs of wear and tear
Checklist for EICR Testing Procedure
EICR Report
Ideally, to carry out an Electrical Installation Condition Report successfully, complete access to all electrical points are required.
There may be furniture, appliances etc. restricting access to some electrical points throughout the property.

As a Landlord, please note the following before EICR Inspection:

  • Provide full property address including the Flat/House number.
  • Full access to the electrical consumer unit. Remove any kind of obstruction to get clear access to the fusebox

  • Need access to all the bedrooms, kitchen, and bathrooms. If any rooms are not accessible then an observation will be written in the EICR report.

  • The main power should be connected and live. The PAYG meters should have enough credit.

  • Power switch can be shut down for 30-60 mins. So all the electrical appliances will be automatically off during this dead test.

  • Occupier/tenant needs to unplug sensitive electrical appliances during the EICR testing.

  • Protect your Children and pets in a safe place during the inspection. It’s dangerous to play with electrician tools. So please keep a safe distance.

Plug Test
Socket Testing
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about EICR Test
What is inspected in EICR Testing?2022-01-23T18:29:24+00:00

During an EICR, the consumer unit (or Fuseboard), wiring and electrical accessories are thoroughly tested and inspected for faults or deviations from the Wiring Standards. Our electrician will also make sure Earthing and bonding is in place and household are safe from electric shock.

Who can carry out an EICR Testing?2022-01-23T18:30:49+00:00

An EICR test should only be carried out by a skilled and competent Electrician with the experience to know what they are ​looking for. EICR done by incompetent person may put you in danger.

How much does an EICR Certificate cost?2022-01-23T18:31:18+00:00

Cost of EICR Test depends on the number of circuits to be tested. Bigger the house more the circuits to test and higher the cost. Also the cost will increase if any damaged item need to replace.

How long is an EICR valid for?2022-01-23T18:32:44+00:00

If the condition of all of these is deemed ‘satisfactory’, the report is usually valid for five years.

Do I need an electrical certificate to sell my house?2022-01-23T18:34:20+00:00

When selling a house, there is no legal obligation to provide a buyer with any electrical safety certificate. When selling a house the potential buyer may want to perform a safety test on both gas and electricity for their own assurance.

How long does it take to complete an EICR?2022-01-23T18:42:48+00:00

Most EICR testings are complete within 2hrs depends on the size of fuseboard and circuits condition.

What happen if my EICR failed?2022-01-23T18:45:41+00:00

Our Electricians will submit you full report of what need to be done to make it comply to pass. In most cases, Our Electricians may carry small tasks to make the installation safe.

How long I will receive an EICR Report?2022-01-23T18:47:27+00:00

We will email you a PDF copy of the report within 3-5 working days.

We are operating mainly in Reading and all nearby areas including Caversham, Tilehurst, Lower Earley, Newbury, Theale, Woodley, Wokingham and Winnersh.

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