Electrical Testing And Inspection
At Newport Electricians we take electrical testing very seriously. We can inspect and assess your property’s existing setup for faults. Should we find a fault, we can offer you a competitive quote for electrical repair of your circuitry.
Your electrics should be inspected and tested every:
We test your electric circuitry to check the flow of current to check it is a complete circuit. We can correct any faults for you.
Installation resistance tests check there is no breakdown in the installation on the cables. If there are low readings on this test, it could indicate the need for a rewiring of that circuit.
Earth continuity on the circuits and the accessories. Should there ever be a situation where the appliance became live the earth would help prevent electric shock.
P.A.T. testing (Portable Appliance Testing)
P.A.T. Testing applies to appliances run off your electrical supply. Electrical appliances should routinely be checked for safety. It mainly applies to commercial properties, but we can P.A.T. test any appliance for you.
Part P inspection and testing
Part P is legislation which came into effect in 2005. It requires that all work on fixed electrical installations comply with certain standards. The standards are BS 7671:2008, 'Requirements for electrical installations' (The IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition) and they cover requirements for design, installation, inspection, testing, verification and certification. We are fully qualified to conduct such inspection and testing.