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Local electrician for safety certificates and testing who can quickly and easily carry out an electrical safety inspection to issue an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) on the safety of the electrical installations, fixtures and fittings and a Portable Appliance Test (PAT) on portable appliances.

No job too small, replacing a cable on an electrical appliance that has been taped together by a tenant or neatening and replacing cables that have had heavy furniture resting on them. Or too big, adding extra electrical socket outlets to meet House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) properties rules or install emergency lights in an escape route.

Domestic electrician for safety certificates and services include;

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  • electrical fixed wire testing, carried out every five years, testing fuses and circuit breakers, assessing the general condition of the electrical wiring, circuits, accessories e.g. sockets, light switches, light fittings… checking if earthing, bonding and incoming supply is sufficient
  • portable appliance test (PAT), performed yearly, replacing plug and fuses where necessary and inspecting all portable electrical appliances that are portable regardless of their size
  • smoke and heat alarms, all which must be hard wired and interlinked, with one heat alarm in the kitchen and a smoke alarm in hallways, landings and living room

House in multiple occupation (HMO) 

  • when three tenants or more occupy a property and are not related, this is classed as a house share or HMO, safety electrical testing must be carried out every five years and includes ensuring enough power sockets in each room to cope without overloading sockets as well as emergency lighting exits

So, if you need an electrician for safety certificates and to service or repair something in your home HaMuch has thousands of friendly, NICEIC registered professionals ready to help with your frayed wire at the back of the fridge, damaged bent pins on a hoover plug, not enough plug power sockets to meet the tenancy requirements per room and overheating toaster plug.

Do I need to hire a local specialist for my landlord 'electrical safety certificate and PAT test'?

With any rented residential accommodation in the UK, it is the landlord's responsibility to ensure that all electrical installations and appliances are safe. This applies from the moment the tenancy begins, right up until it ends, so as a landlord you need to ensure that electrics are continually kept in good working order.

PAT tests are routine inspections of electrical appliances in a property, using specialist PAT equipment to check that everything is working correctly. If your appliances only require a reduced or standard test, you will still need a specialist to carry out a PAT insulation test. It’s also vitally important for a landlord to ensure that fire, smoke and CO alarms are working, and that a home’s security systems are all in order.

If you are a landlord looking for a specialist PAT testing service, engaging the services of a professional will ensure that testing on all seven categories of appliances are carried out as required.

What do landlord electrical safety certificate and PAT testing specialists near you do?

PAT technicians perform a wide range of appliance tests and assessments, including:

  • Safety inspections: A qualified technician can perform PAT tests efficiently, with minimal disruption to a home.
  • Issuing landlord safety certificates: Upon completion of the PAT test, certification will be issued and evidence of testing will then be placed on each appliance.
  • Installation, repair & rewiring of electrical cables and systems: Most PAT specialists are also professional electricians, which means they can undertake the job of rewiring or repairing any electrical faults in your property. This includes mains wiring and sub-power installation and repair.
  • PAT and fixed testing advice: A professional technician can provide you with accurate, up-to-date, technical information on PAT testing and fixed wire testing.

Looking for a landlord safety certificate for smoke and fires? Check out our list of vetted heating engineers.

How to find local PAT testing services near you?

HaMuch makes it super easy to find specialists who can administer PAT tests and landlord safety certificates in your local area. To find PAT testing near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work. 
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to electricians in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

Found the right landlord safety certificate and PAT testing specialist, but still in need of services? Check out our list of related tradesmen, including local electricians and electric appliance installation specialists.

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Builder

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Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Southend-on-Sea£35£190
Southampton£29£206
Oxford£27£218
Arun£29£201
Coventry£25£197
Tendring£26£186
Aylesbury Vale£33£222
East Devon£19£163
Middlesbrough£41£197
Manchester£30£191

Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenter & Joiner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Carpenter & Joiners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Dacorum£32£217
Newcastle-under-Lyme£24£195
Middlesbrough£38£198
South Kesteven£21£179
Sefton£22£165
South Somerset£28£242
Thamesdown£23£182
Waveney£24£172
Oldham£30£186
Neath Port Talbot£21£162

Electrician

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Electricians
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Cherwell£36£217
Havant & Waterloo£33£236
Plymouth£32£228
Braintree£34£238
Aberdeen£33£277
Nuneaton & Bedworth£36£236
Bedford£36£240
Lancaster£28£214
Ashfield£28£201
North Ayrshire£26£214

Gardener

Gardener: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Gardeners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
North Ayrshire£23£170
Thurrock£26£204
Aylesbury Vale£21£164
Walsall£18£132
York£22£200
Portsmouth£26£176
Test Valley£40£28
Wealden£19£150
Milton Keynes£22£154
South Ayrshire£12£75

Locksmith

Locksmith: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Locksmiths
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Renfrewshire£32£170
Kingston-upon-Hull£18£145
Bracknell Forest£64£327
Falkirk£22£200
Swansea£28£128
Basingstoke & Deane£90£190
Caerphilly£56£162
Sevenoaks£63£271
Glasgow£28£121
Stafford£65£300

Cleaner

Cleaner: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Cleaners
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Southend-on-Sea£18£128
Canterbury£14£112
West Lothian£15£90
Carmarthenshire£12£80
Sandwell£15£116
Newcastle-under-Lyme£19£133
North East Lincolnshire£35£264
Derby£43£232
North Lanarkshire£14£120
Northampton£21£172

Car Mechanic

Car Mechanic: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Car Mechanics
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Dacorum£43£229
Basingstoke & Deane£50£310
Brighton£45£268
Vale of White Horse£35£200
Gedling£36£271
Derby£32£272
Rochdale£35£204
Thurrock£41£280
Wycombe£27£153
Belfast£32£213

Heating Engineer

Heating Engineer: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Heating Engineers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Doncaster£34£227
Cheltenham£41£294
Bracknell Forest£55£280
Southend-on-Sea£44£251
Reigate & Banstead£56£286
South Kesteven£40£255
Wirral£35£219
Cambridge£41£263
Redcar & Cleveland£35£217
Oxford£46£265

Plumber

Plumber: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Plumbers
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Salford£41£229
Bassetlaw£30£206
Calderdale£32£210
Trafford£42£232
Breckland£29£217
Chester£35£201
Doncaster£32£216
Wolverhampton£38£223
Neath Port Talbot£34£215
South Ayrshire£35£217

Painter & Decorator

Painter & Decorator: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges). More rates for Painter & Decorators
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Broxtowe£20£165
Basildon£25£176
Falkirk£17£137
Stoke-on-Trent£19£151
Charnwood£19£160
Dover£19£154
Southampton£28£174
Bury£23£165
Wrexham Maelor£18£141
Warrington£23£171

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