With regards to the forthcoming part p regulations I plan to carry on doing
all electrical work in my house myself, just as I do now. This will include
big projects like replacing the consumer unit with a split RCD type within
the next two years.
If (and it is a big if) I come to sell my house then I will give the
impression of being the type of person who can't even hang a picture. All
tools will be removed from garage first! All work, I will say, was done by
qualified tradesman recommended by people I met in the pub or from the
When asked for certificates I will look blank and ask what certificates?
Then if it is a sellers market the buyer (if he so wishes) can get
inspections done. If it is a buyers market then I will (grudgingly) get the
I really cannot believe that houses will not sell just because there is not
an electrical work certificate available. I would be happy to purchase a
house without one.
So my advice is to f**
k part p and carry on!
Or am I missing something?