Keeping electrics regularly serviced is vital in any occupied environment, whether that be a commercial or residential property. For landlords, however, not complying with such laws not only puts the lives of any tenants at risk but can also lead to a hefty fine or even a court case if the necessary actions are not taken.
One landlord in London learnt this the hard way when refusing to abide to fire safety laws by allowing tenants to live in his property consisting of eight bedsits over four floors with unmaintained and dangerous electrics throughout the building and the only fire exit blocked by furniture!
Although a notice had already been given by fire safety inspectors stating the property was to remain unoccupied until the necessary issues had been correctly addressed, the landlord continued to rent the bedsit out to tenants which resulted in him being prosecuted and fined.
We work closely with landlords and letting agents throughout Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, and South West London to provide a wide range of services to their clients, including all electrical and gas safety services from planned maintenance to the reactive repair of day to day faults.
All our professional electrical engineers are fully accredited and experienced, available 24/7 365 days a year, providing landlords and letting agents with an unrivalled service to ensure their tenants are safe from the risk of fires.
Our electricians are fully qualified to conduct an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) for landlords – which is vital in order to meet all health and safety requirements and comply with all the necessary regulations and work acts. A current and up to date EICR report must be possessed by landlords at all times.
It is extremely important for landlords to stay on top of electrical safety and by consulting Trojan Property Maintenance there will be peace of mind that all aspects of your tenants’ safety will be accounted for.
Get in touch with us today by calling 01428 751 788 or contact us online for more information on our services for agencies and landlords.