Whenever you buy a property it is essential to ensure that every working part of it works as it should, safely and efficiently. This is particularly important when you buy a second hand house – one that has had lots of different families living out their lives over the generations. Most times when we offer to buy a home, there will be searches made for the mortgage company to satisfy themselves that they are lending you funds for a safe and legal entity. Also there will be searches made by the buyers solicitor to check that all the utility services are supplying to the mains. The seller is asked to sign a contract cnfirming that everything sold with the property and forming it will be as described and will be safe and legal. When any householder has any doubt about any electrical fitting or the fuse box or anything at all that has connection with electricity, gas, or water, if they are not a fully trained and certificated technician themselves, they must consult someone who is. A proper electrical contractor or gas served engineer. This is even more essential in the case of a landlord renting out a room, house or block of apartments. The need to ensure absolute safety for those living in the building must be paramount and not compromised in any way.
The Need For Safety With Utilities Is Paramount