Landlords

Protect your tenants and your asset with JDM Earth Ltd.
Accidents and deaths in the UK involving electrics are prevalent so don’t think it can’t happen within your rental property.

Although it is not a legal requirement, If you don’t have a satisfactory Electrical Installation and Condition Report  (EICR) in place you can increase the risks of;

  • Void landlord insurance

  • Fire

  • Death

  • Harm to tenants

  • Electric shock

  • Loss of money

  • Litigation

  • Loss of company reputation

Why should you choose JDM Earth Ltd to carry out your electrical testing?

 

  • Our electricians are highly qualified and respectful of your property.

  • We are registered with NAPIT and you will receive a NAPIT satisfactory certificate within 48 hours should your property be successful in it’s electrical inspection.

  • If your property's electrical inspection is unsatisfactory then we will send you a report within 48 hours that clearly identifies remedial work to be carried out in order for the report to become satisfactory.

  • A professional team that want to help you to meet your deadlines.

  • If you appoint us to carry out the remedial work then you will not be charged for a re-test of the property.

House of Multiple Occupancy Regulations

Landlords are required to adhere to the House of Multiple Occupancy regulations set out by the government if the property is rented out by at least 3 people who are not from 1 ‘household’ (eg a family) but share facilities like the bathroom and kitchen. It’s sometimes called a ‘house share’.
Also, you must have a licence if you’re renting out a large HMO.

Your property is defined as a large HMO if all of the following apply:

  • Rented to 5 or more people who form more than 1 household

  • At least 3 storeys high

  • Tenants share toilet, bathroom or kitchen facilities

Your responsibilities as a landlord:

  • HMO properties require that an Electrical Installation and Condition Report is carried out every five years.

  • To ensure that the electrical installation in a rented property is safe when tenants move in and maintained in a safe condition throughout.

  • That any appliance provided to the tenant is safe and has at least holds the CE marking.

  • To adhere to mandatory requests laid out by universities/ letting/contracting agents.

JDM Earth Ltd recommend that;

  • Regular PAT testing is carried out on equipment you have supplied.

  • RCD protection is in place.

  • You adhere to the five year EICR requirements.

  • You undertake smoke alarm and emergency light testing.

  • Your rental property is maintained to current regulations.