Important New Landlord Electrical Safety Legislation Update – 2015
This is an important update for private landlords in England regarding smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. From 1st October 2015 new legislation was introduced which affects all private landlords. It should be noted these changes affect landlords in England only.
Install smoke alarms on every storey of the property
Install a Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm in every room containing a solid fuel burning appliance
Test alarms to ensure they are working prior to the start of each tenancy