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Electricians Barnsley

A Coole – Information About Us

 

 

A Coole Electrical Ltd completes works in all sectors including; Domestic, Commercial and Industrial covering all aspects of work such as installations, testing and maintenance.

We aim to give our clients the best service we can and are willing to travel to meet their needs. We cover the whole of Yorkshire and surrounding areas- wherever we are required we will be.

Just in case you are unsure on what A Coole Electrical can do for you, here is a brief overview of the types of work we do:

  • Full or Part Rewires
  • Refurbishments
  • New Build Properties
  • Lighting Replacements
  • Commercial Installations
  • PAT Testing
  • Electrical Installation Condition Reports
  • Emergency Light Testing
  • Fire Alarm Testing

If we can help you in any way, please don’t hesitate to contact us via the contact page.

Testing & Inspections in South Yorkshire

Testing & Inspections in South Yorkshire

 

Regular electrical testing and inspections can help prevent fire in your home or workplace and can potentially save lives.

A Coole Electrical can carry out an inspection of your electrical installation and provide you with an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report)

If you are a landlord we can provide you with a landlord certificate confirming that the property for which you are responsible is safe for habitation.

For commercial properties and properties with public access it is mandatory that a periodic EICR is obtained.

 

 

Visual inspections:

A Coole Electrical will carry out a survey of the electrical installation prior to commencing any electrical testing. This visual inspection will highlight any defects including cracked devices, incorrect installations, faulty wiring etc.

 

 

PAT testing:

PAT (portable appliance testing) is a vital part of health & safety in the workplace. This  is electrical equipment such as kettles, fans and computers which may be used in the workplace.

HSE guidance notes advise “regular testing” – generally regarded as annual testing.

If you rent out a property then PAT testing is mandatory to ensure that your property is safe for habitation

A Coole Electrical will be pleased to carry out this testing for you and provide a landlord certificate.

Contact one of our team today on 01226 296425 or contact us on line here to discuss your testing needs

 

Periodic Electrical Testing on Domestic Rented Property

Calling all Landlords    

 

It has been highlighted recently and causing serious concerns amongst electrical contractors over the safety of domestic electrical installations

 

Prompting calls from communities and local government for regular electrical safety inspections in rented properties

 

This is causing a real concern as electrical accidents cause more than 350,000 serious injuries each year and causes more than half of all accidental house fires.

 

However, tenants are most at risk – they are more likely to experience a serious electric shock than home owners and more likely to experience a house fire  there is concerned that unless landlords take action, the situation will further deteriorate.

 

The problem arises from a lack of understanding over who is responsible for the electrical safety of a private rented property.

 

Ideally your properties should be checked every 5 years or on change of tenant.

 

Most properties have wiring over 20 years out of date

 

If this sounds like your property and you have concerns about your tenant’s safety

 

Contact one of our dedicated team today on 01226 296425  or contact us on line here to discuss and arrange to have your property tested

 

Yorkshire Electrician

Do you need a trusted Electrical Contractor?

A Coole Electrical are experienced NICEIC approved electrical contractors based in Barnsley, we provide electrical services to Yorkshire and the surrounding areas.

 

Below are just a few of the services we provide:

 

  • Periodic testing/Condition reports
  • Portable appliance testing
  • Full Rewires
  • Partial Rewires
  • New installations
  • Emergency Lighting Testing
  • Data Cabling
  • Fault finding/fixing

 

Contact us here or call us on 01226 296425 to discuss your electrical needs with one of our dedicated team 

Social Housing Contracts

Did you know that A Coole Electrical have one of the largest on-going Social Housing Refurbishment Contracts in the UK and have held this since 2010?

 

We have carried out:

  • Over 6000 Periodic test a year
  • Full rewires in a day, both void and tenanted properties
  • Kitchen and bathroom adaptations
  • The most competitive pricing in 2011 and 2012

 

Call one of our team today for a free no obligation quotation for your electrical needs on 01226 296425

Electrical Installation Condition Report

Every electrical installation deteriorates with use and time, compromising the safety of the installation. One of the main causes of electrical fires in the home is faulty and old wiring, you can reduce the risk and protect your home and family by having an electrical inspection condition report carried out.

 

What is an Electrical Installation Condition Report?

A condition report will check all the electrics in an installation to ensure they are up-to-date with current regulations and are in a safe working order. It covers all the hard wiring and items such as fuseboards, sockets lighting, air conditioning systems and any other fixed wiring system. The report will address if the installation is satisfactory and safe or if further works are required.

 

When are Electrical Installation Condition Reports required?

Electrical installation condition reports are recommended

  • when buying or selling a house,
  • before renting out a property,
  • Every 10 years in domestic properties,
  • Every 5 years in commercial properties,
  • after flood damage,
  • after fire damage,

Call one of our team today on 01226 296425 for a free no obligation quote or contact us online here

Periodic testing – West Yorkshire

What is periodic testing?

All electrical installations deteriorate with age and use, a periodic inspection is the testing of the installation to ensure that they are still in a safe condition for use. Tests are also carried out on wiring and fixed electrical equipment to check that they are safe.

A periodic inspection will check

  • Any potential fire hazards.
  • Any electrical circuit overloads.
  • Any potential electric shock risks.
  • The adequacy of any earthing or bonding.
  • Any inadequate electrical work.

 

 

How often should your electrics be tested?

The electrics in a property should be inspected at regular intervals depending on the type of property. See below for testing frequency guidelines.

10 years for a domestic property

5 years for a rented domestic property

5 years for a shop

5 years for offices

5 years for restaurants/hotels

3 years for a caravan

Periodic inspections should also be carried out before selling a property or when a property is being prepared for letting.

 

 

Call us today on 01226 296425 to talk to a member of our team or fill out an on-line contact for here.

Periodic (5 yearly) Inspection & Test – Condition Report – NICEIC Approved Contractor

Is Your Business Insurance Valid?

 

When was your last Installation Condition Report/Periodic Inspection & Test?

 

  • Did you know that your health & safety and Business Insurance terms are not been adhered to if your testing is not up to date? This could mean that your business insurance is void.

Periodic Inspection and Test is due 5 yearly (most installations – Click here for more details)

Don’t Take the risk, Contact A Coole Electrical Here today for peace of mind. 

Electrician in Barnsley – NICEIC Registered Electrician – Domestic Electrician

Do you know the benefits of using an NICEIC Approved Contractor?

A Coole Electrical Limited are one of the few NICEIC registered electricians in Barnsley, for more information on what services an NICEIC Approved Electrician can offer please click HERE.

A Coole Electrical Limited – The obvious choice of Electrician in Barnsley and Yorkshire

Hard Wired Periodic Inspection & Testing – Domestic & Commercial

A Coole Electrical Specialise in Testing of both Domestic & Commercial Properties

As of 1st January 2012, Periodic inspection Reports are no longer used for electrical inspection & Tests. These have been replaced by Electrical Installation Condition Reports, also known as Landlord Certificates.

How often should I have an Inspection & Test?

Type of Installation Maximum Periodbetween inspection & testing
                                 General Installation                                 
Domestic Change of occupancy / 10 years
Commercial Change of occupancy / 5 years
Educational Establishments 5 years
Hospitals 5 years
Industrial 3 years
Residential Accomodation 5 years
Offices 5 years
Shops 5 years
Laboratories 5 years
                            Buildings open to the public                         
Cinemas 3 years
Church Installations 5 years
Leisure Complexes          (excluding Swimming Pools) 3 years
Places of Public Entertainment 3 years
Resteraunts & Hotels 5 years
Theatres 3 years
Public Houses 5 years
Village Halls/Community Centres 5 years
                                   Special Installations                             
Agricultural & Horticultural 3 years
Caravans 3 years
Caravan Parks 1 year
Highway Power supplies 6 years
Marinas 1 year
Fish Farms 1 year
Swimming Pools 1 year
Emergency Lighting 3 years
Fire Alarms 1 year
Laundrettes 1 year
Petrol Filling Stations 1 year
Construction Site Installations 3 months

 

Please Contact us here for a FREE Quotation.

 

A Coole Electrical Cover many aspects of testing including: