Can I use a different electrician to fix issues from my EICR?

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Employing a different electrician (preferably one who is registered) to carry out the repairs makes lots of sense and is common practice – it prevents some unscrupulous inspectors creating unnecessary work

Answered by Rupert, Electrical Safety Expert

Employing a different electrician (preferably one who is registered) to carry out the repairs makes lots of sense and is common practice – it prevents some unscrupulous inspectors creating unnecessary work.

You don’t need to have a repeat EICR in order to get a satisfactory outcome recorded – the unsatisfactory EICR together with the paperwork covering the repairs is sufficient evidence to prove that the installation is safe for continued use.

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