Home Improvement Projects You Can Get Done Now

Ideas for home improvement projects

Your home is your castle, but now it’s the middle of winter, you’re probably tired of being stuck inside so much, especially if there’s home improvement projects you’re eager to get started on.  While some renovations just have to wait until spring or summer, there are plenty of home improvement projects you can hire a tradesperson to tackle right now!

Replace interior doors

home improvement projectsNew doors are a great way to improve your home’s interior and can really add to its style.

Replacement doors featuring raised panels, carved embellishments or frosted glass inserts all add architectural interest and depth. Or you could use glass panels to allow more light through. (more…)

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home movie theatreSaturday night at home in the middle of winter, the fire is blazing and the curtains are closed to the outside world. You’re snuggled up on the couch ready to watch the latest Netflix release but something’s missing – your own home movie theatre!

So what’s stopping you? Start finding qualified tradespeople in your area to design and build your home movie theatre! Like all home renovation projects, time spent researching and planning your home movie theatre and finding the right tradesperson, pays off when you’re relaxing in your comfy leather movie chair, popcorn and remote control in hand. (more…)

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Kitchen trends: small details can make or break!

Kitchen trends revolve around a mix of beauty and function. Having a great kitchen designed for easy of use has dictated the kitchen trends we see today. Like all home decor, trends do change.

This makes it important to ensure your kitchen styles can be easily changed. An open plan kitchen is popular nowadays. With large open spaces, it gives homeowners plenty of entertaining options. But there are many small aspects of your kitchen style which need to be considered too.

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electricianAn electrician is a tradesperson who has expertise in electrical wiring of buildings and stationary machines.

The responsibilities of electricians include bringing electricity into homes, factories and businesses.  They are able to install and maintain fuses, wiring and all other mechanisms that electricity might flow through.

They may also be qualified to set up and manage electrical equipment in factories, and be able to read blue prints to work out where outlets, circuits, load centres, panel boards and other electrical equipment is to be installed or maintained from.

The Electrical Workers Registration Board was set up in 1992 to promote safety for New Zealanders by ensuring the registration and competency of electrical and electronic workers.  If you are thinking of hiring an electrician please remember to check their registration status.

An electricians work involves the use of:

  • Pliers, cable cutters, wire benders and voltage indicators
  •  Cables, lighting, switches, sockets, transformers and meters

A qualified electrician is trained to work safely with live currents, and to minimize danger of accidents.

An electrician working on residential property will be capable of a range of tasks from completely rewiring a home to minor repairs or installation of electrical household items such as an oven, heatpump or ducted vacuum system.   The services of an electrician include wiring, rewiring, electrical refurbishments, installation of lights and lighting and renovation.

Hire professional residential or commercial electricians

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