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Electrical Inspections in Harrogate

We supply various Testing and Inspection Services. Your home might require an Electrical Installation Condition Report or EICR for many reasons which are detailed below.

GAP Electrical can perform all types of electrical inspections in Harrogate for Domestic Commercial and Industrial properties. Rewiring a property is one of the largest maintenance jobs home owners face and sadly probably the most disruptive to the existing interior decoration. Good maintenance, upgrades and frequent inspections can stretch the need for home owners to undertake such a large rewiring job. It’s broadly considered that most properties should be rewired every 25 years, however as previously explained with good maintenance and regular inspections homeowners could expect up to 40 years hassle free.

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Electrical Installations in Harrogate shouldn’t be left without any attention for the periods of years which are normally allowed between formal inspections. In domestic premises it is assumed that the occupier will soon see any breakages or excessive wear and arrange for precautions to be taken and repairs to be conducted.


Electrical installations and wiring/cabling all deteriorate as they age and use. They should consequently be tested and inspected at proper intervals to check that its condition is safe and deterioration isn’t a rise for concern. Our range of electrical testing and inspection services made available to residential & commercial clients throughout Harrogate includes;

  • 5 year IEE Electrical Test and Inspection
  • Portable Appliance Testing
  • Electrical installation inspection tests
  • Energy efficiency reviews including thermal imaging
  • Bespoke testing and inspections
  • Periodic maintenance checks for system balance


It is essential that the inspector is aware of the scope of the installation that needs to be inspected and any criteria concerning the limit of the inspection. This should be recorded. Inquiries have to be made to the person responsible for the electrical installation with regard to the provision of diagrams, design criteria, electrical power supply and earthing preparations. Diagrams, charts or tables need to be accessible to reveal the type and composition of circuits, identification of protective units for shock protection, isolation and switching and a description of the system used for fault safeguard.

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The routine inspection and testing of your fixed electrical installation, guarantees compliance under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and the Consumer Protection Act 1987. Electrical installation testing is also a common requirement for business and public buildings insurance. Contact us today to arrange for electrical inspections in Harrogate or for more info. See our array of other services here.

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