When it comes to your property, maintaining the electrical systems is essential. Not only can it help to prevent a breakdown and subsequent costly repairs, it can also save your life. Electrical issues, like electrical shocks and fires, kill around 70 people a year in the UK, and seriously injure another 350,000. With good maintenance, you could prevent this. Here at K and M Maintenance, we are Preston’s leading electrical experts. And we work across the North West to provide professional electrical services, including domestic electrical maintenance. But what does this include? Well, this is our guide, to everything you need to know about domestic electrical maintenance.

What is domestic electrical maintenance?

Maintaining your electrical systems in your home or residential property, whether you are landlord or a homeowner is essential. Maintenance involves regular checks and inspections for your electrical systems, like your sockets and circuits, as well as your fuse board. Keeping an eye on your electricals can help you prevent any dangerous risks, and can help you get professional help for electrical problems before they become too expensive.

If you are a Landlord, regular electrical maintenance can help you meet your legal electrical safety obligations.


What does domestic electrical maintenance include?


Electrical maintenance tends to include testing all electricals. This can be:

  • Testing mains powered smoke detectors and fire alarms
  • PAT testing appliances and keeping your electrical safety up to standard.
  • Electrical fault finding
  • Testing all sockets
  • Fixed wire testing

Why is domestic electrical maintenance important?

It is essential to keep up with your electrical maintenance for a variety of reasons. Electrical faults and issues tend to occur because of wear and tear, which is to be expected in any property. But these faults can lead to electric shocks and electrical fire risks. The risks of these faults becoming so dangerous is greatly reduced if you keep on top of your maintenance.

If you need electrical maintenance support, why not contact the professionals today at K and M Maintenance?