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Articles related to giving guidance to landlords around electrical safety in rental properties, holiday cottages, etc. Mainly focused on maintaining safe electrical equipment

March 2019

Electrical safety tests on electrical appliances in City of Glasgow College student flats were not carried out due to an oversight, leading to safety concerns. 

By |2020-02-03T13:53:52+00:00March 31st, 2019|Landlords|

Electrical safety tests on electrical appliances in City of Glasgow College student flats were not carried out due to an oversight, leading to safety concerns.  The error, involved 40 properties, housing hundreds of students, in riverside accommodation on Thistle Street.  Glasgow City Council found that portable appliance test (PAT) certificates were unavailable for the past 2 years.  “It was [...]

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July 2015

Landlords electrical test certificate – find out more

By |2020-02-03T14:02:03+00:00July 15th, 2015|Landlords|

How to get a Landlords electrical test certificate It is recommended that Landlords obtain an Landlords electrical test certificate to show that their electrical installation is safe, this includes the main wiring and any portable appliances provided, in order to  comply with 'portable appliance testing law'. Landlords electrical test certificates would cover the main electrical wiring [...]

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6 useful tips for rental property safety

By |2020-02-03T14:18:07+00:00July 1st, 2015|Landlords|

These 6 useful tips for rental property safety should come in very handy if you rent your home of a landlord or agency; or if you rent property to tenants.  It scares me how many properties I go in to that are landlord owned, when they are such a mess. And I don't mean due to the tenant, but [...]

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June 2013

Landlords – Electrical safety warning for landlords

By |2020-02-03T14:28:55+00:00June 28th, 2013|Landlords|

Electrical Safety Warning for Landlords Electrical safety warning for Landlords from the ESC, about how they are exposing tenants to dangers from defective electrical systems.  Taken from Seaward The Electrical Safety Council (ESC) has warned that landlords are exposing millions of tenants to dangers and could face huge fines. The ESC found 1.7 million private renters have reported electrical [...]

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Landlords Warned Over Faulty Electrical Appliances

By |2020-02-03T14:10:25+00:00June 12th, 2013|Landlords|

Landlords have been warned over exposing tenants to faulty electrical appliances One in five private tenants report electrical faults which are ignored or acted on too late by landlords, a charity claims. Faulty Electrical Appliances Landlords are exposing tenants to significant dangers by neglecting electrical safety, a new study claims. One in five private sector tenants - equating to [...]

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Landlords warned to check danger-alert electric goods

By |2020-02-03T14:08:30+00:00June 12th, 2013|Landlords|

Landlords warned to check danger-alert electric goods Landlords have been advised to be super-vigilant about electrical products that they already have in their properties, plus any new ones they supply, such as fridge freezers, cookers and tumble dryers. Find out about our service for Landlords pat testing The warning comes after a continuing spate of safety alerts and product [...]

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