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Hi guys I’m in in the UK and getting close to finishing my property, ready for guests.
It will be let as an entire house.
Do I need an Electrical Certificate?
I have book to have the boiler serviced to get a gas cert, but unsure about the other one.
Yes, electrical cert and pat testing, smoke detectors and fire extinguishers , STR insurance and public liability. Depending upon where you are and how many days you intend to rent out you might also need change of use.
During our renovations, we spoke to the council and the fire department. Rather than find jobsworths (which was my initial hesitation), they were all extremely helpful, with pointers to local legislation and safety links. Our particular concern was exiting safely in the event of fire from a 3 storey property - apparently no-one should leave by a window like in the good old days - it has to be via a doorway.