If your a Landlord, you probably have a lot of questions about Portable Appliance Testing. Well look no further as we have crerated a handy FAQ guide to PAT for landlords:

What items need Portable Appliance Testing (PAT)?
Anything with a plug on it. Depending on how it’s used and where its used there is no hard and fast rule to say that it needs doing every year, some items can be done on longer intervals, some more heavily used items such as hand tools may need more frequent inspections. Washing Machines, hoovers, fridges and freezers to all electrical items like lamps toasters and TVs.

Do Landlords need PAT?
It’s not a legal requirement for anyone or any business. But the landlords like all business owners have a legal responsibility to ensure electrical goods are installed and provided safely at the beginning of a tenancy and maintained throughout. In order to know electrical equipment is safe it has to be assessed. PAT is a way of satisfying this obligation and GH Test and Verify Ltd, as an insured and professional contractor have packages available for landlords which satisfy your obligations and save you time, money and hassle.

Why use a Professional PAT contractor?
Well GH Test and Verify Ltd can provide a swift and bespoke service at a time to suit you and your tenants or agents, we can test items using our state of the art equipment and provide you with comprehensive reports on appliances in order for you to be able to demonstrate your compliance with legal obligations. We can provide comprehensive and recorded testing quickly and easily and with the minimum of fuss.

When should I Test appliances?
Consideration should be given to testing at the beginning of a tenancy. GH Test and Verify can set up a timetable which can be diarised do that at the appropriate intervals you can rest assured that testing will be done.

How do I book a PAT consultation?
Email us on info@ghtandv.co.uk or send us a message
More info can be found at our website at www.ghtandv.co.uk
Then sit back and enjoy tranquil peace of mind…..