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Preparing for Winter - 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Posted 15/04/14

Autumn’s begun and now that there's a noticeable chill in the air, preparing for winter is a top priority. If you’re anything like us you’ve been wondering if it’s too soon to turn the heater on in the evenings or if now’s the time to hire a handyman to chop and stack some wood for your fire. Her

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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Tips for Heating Your Home in Winter

Posted 07/05/13

As temperatures start to fall and household prices continue to rise, the need to stay warm without increasing your bills has never been stronger. Heating your home on a budget has never been greater! We've got some helpful suggestions for you to minimise your energy usage and keep warm this winter.

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Electricians - What They Do

Posted 05/11/10

The electrician trade is one of the more highly skilled and potentially dangerous of the trades. All electricians must be part of the Electrical Workers Registration Board, so don't be afraid to ask to see their registration before hiring... The responsibilities of electricians include br

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Check Out These Luxury Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Posted 11/06/13

Whether your luxury bedroom is a small cosy space or a grand suite, it’s probably used for more than just sleeping. While dark bedrooms are perfect for sleep, too little light can hinder other activities.  With plenty of luxury bedroom lighting ideas available, let us help you choose the right  prof

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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Security Service & Alarm Installers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A security service or alarm installers will be able to advise and install the best security system for your property or anything else you want to protect. Some systems are composed of a simple alarm that sounds when an entry point is breached, while others include monitoring centres where

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Installing Solar Panels for Your Home

Posted 18/02/14

If you've ever considered installing solar panels, you are not alone. Kiwi homes are generally exposed to 20-30 times more energy from the sun than they use in power or gas and most of its going to waste. By making use of it, we can reduce emissions, create jobs and contribute towards energy ind

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LED Lighting Ideas & Benefits for Your Home or Office

Posted 28/01/14

LED lighting has long been the next-best thing in retail and commercial lighting by designers, but now, they’re catching on with homeowners thanks to their energy efficiency.  LED lighting can incur higher upfront costs. However, you don't need to wait a long time to recover your investment in energ

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard finding the tim

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard finding the tim

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Electricians on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Powerpoints

Posted 11 months ago

Hi have just moved into an old house and need some more powerpoints and an oven removed at a reasonable cost.

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New lights and a few switches

Posted 1 year ago

We are wanting to replace all the down lights and add a few extra with LED lights as well as moving a few plugs and switches. This is for a 120m2 house in Lyttleton. Would be good to get a price and be able to get into it asap.

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Ngaio Lane

Posted 9 months ago

Replace original powerboard in 1960's bach.

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New power points

Posted 1 year ago

New power points to be installed at least 5 sets

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Phone jack point and wiring

Posted 1 year ago

I need a phone jack point installed and a cable run under the house (there's plenty of space to move about) from the jack point to the etp at the corner of the house. This is a small cottage that has never had internet and the telco has said this needs to be done before they can come and complete the job. My ideal scenario would be that it is done on Monday 19th...tho any day will do if I have to.

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New kitchen - house rennovation

Posted 1 year ago

We need some power points moved and new ones fitted for a kitchen renovation in Lyttelton. Looking for an electrician for probably one days work.... over the Xmas New Year break if anyone on deck :)

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Installation of 15amp external plug.

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there. We need a 15amp plug installed on the side of a sleepout, for a spa pool which is right alongside. We have the 15amp plug, the fuse and the wire...just need it to be installed safely. The plug is to be situated right on the outside of where the fuse box is located, so really easy access. 6ml wire running to fuse box so can draw 15amps safely (or so I'm told). Separate fuse box in sleepout, coming from main house.

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Lyttelton electrical repairs

Posted 1 year ago

Rental property - 2 power sockets in house are loose/ cracked and need replacing. Light and power socket under house needs fixing/ replacing.

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BIRDLINGS FLAT

Posted 2 years ago

WE HAVE TRANSPORTED A HOUSE OUT TO BIEDLINGS FLAT AND NEED THE ELECTCITY TO BE HOOK UP.

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Tracey Adams

Posted 2 years ago

We have several power points in our house that need checking and possibly replacing. We have a heated towel rail that doesn't work. We have outdoor lights that don't work and indoor lights (LEDs) that flicker. So we need someone to help sort out our problems. Cheers

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Electrical

Posted 2 years ago

Looking to update our villas electric and wiring.

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Power for campervan sites Little River

Posted 2 years ago

Want to install power for 5-10 camper van sites

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Bedroom light moved

Posted 3 months ago

I need the wiring checked as original light socket not working. Would like to see if it can be moved from side of wall to ceiling.

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Rewire complete repaired house

Posted 8 months ago

House is being repaired at the moment, will need complete rewiring. Framing should be done by end of June

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Removal of Satellite Dish

Posted 3 months ago

Satelite dish was taken off our roof by a roofer as it was suspected to be causing a leak. The dish is now off the roof but is still connected via it's chord, need the dish to be safely disconnected. Ideally would like this to be sorted before we get any wind or rain.

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Reserve tce

Posted 1 year ago

We are moving into an “as is where is” property . The electricity provider won’t turn the power on until the property has been checked and certified by an electrician. Please provide a quote

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Electrician for little river 2 to 3 days work.

Posted 2 years ago

Check existing temporary power box as installed by registered electrician who left to go home to Aussie. Who is contactable. Then fit circuit breakers and power points to large rural farm shed in little river. Power point to rooms and lighting. We also have to run cable to out buildings Please call to discuss.

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Extra plug sockets and extractor

Posted 3 months ago

Hi I need some additional socket points and an aerial moved in 3 rooms for wa-mounted tvs. Also need to look at getting extractors fitted in bathroom and two toilets

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Replace Old Distribution Box

Posted 2 years ago

We would like to replace the ceramic fuse wire based distribution box with a modern RCD based box. There is a main board within the house and a secondary and later addition in the basement. The meter is external and not on the main board. Additional power outlets are also required.

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Returning plugs and switches to wall

Posted 3 weeks ago

Wall has been removed and now we need 1. Light switches returning to wall 2. Two single power points to be one double 3. Removal of wiring for one light

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 151,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Phone jack point and wiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

BIRDLINGS FLAT

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th January 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Removal of Satellite Dish

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extra plug sockets and extractor

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

new power points

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Returning plugs and switches to wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tracey Adams

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th April 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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KJ Electrical Contracting Ltd

Joined November 2019

We are electrical experts servicing Canterbury for over 30 years. Trusted Master Electricians who are experienced in all aspects of electrical work from domestic to commercial and industrial. Contact us today for fast professional service - we get the right electrical solution every time.

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MJMT Electrical

Joined March 2019

Hi there I can provide top quality electrical service and work, have over 18yrs experience in the electrical trade and can do almost anything electrical or data, security, phones that is required. I am fair, reasonable and friendly tradesperson. Main line of work servicing but can also do rewires, lighting upgrades, small commercial works, etc. I like to get a job done with a happy cusomer at th...

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Christchurch Insulation

Joined November 2018

We make Canterbury homes Warm, Dry and Healthy. Local and owner operated with no middle men. Trust us to look after your property. We use the full range of Insulation products, all with a minimum 50 year Warranty. Eco Friendly, Family Friendly and Wallet Friendly We specialize in retrofit situations and pride ourselves on doing the jobs other’s turn down. Due to popular demand, We now off...

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Gintas Renovation NZ

Joined October 2016

I've been renovating houses for 15+ years. I focus on getting the job done fast and in high quality while maintaining reasonable prices. My main goal is to understand my client's vision and manifest it as they wish. There are no big or small jobs, all jobs accepted. To see my work you can visit gintas.co.nz

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Skilled Electrical Ltd

Joined April 2013

Hello, are you tired of getting a sparky that doesnt show up when they say? Do you need an electrician that will communication with you effectively all of the way through your job or project? Do you worry about the level of workmanship you are going to get when you take on a new tradesman, and can you trust them to have your best interests at heart? At Skilled Electrical we try extremely hard t...

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SA Electrical

Joined August 2019

Experienced, tidy and fast, NZ trade qualified sparky specialising in domestic repairs, lights plugs etc and alterations. Experienced on motorhomes and caravans, inverters, power supplies, both 230 & 12 v systems.

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The Listening Post SI LTD

Joined February 2019

We are a Hi-Fi and Home Theatre retail and installation company. We deal in basic audio systems right up to home automation. including networking, wifi, hanging tvs on wall, cabling in existing homes, cabling new homes, setup and installation of speakers and amplifiers, as well as consulting on electronics for your home. We aim to have a high professional manner and service at a reasonable and a...

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Shepard Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2018

Why choose Us? ~ Competitive pricing - We price all our work at a reasonable rate. Contact us for a no obligation quote. ~ Over 20 years experience - Wade has been in the electrical trade for over 20 years and therefore has a wide range of experience in both retail, commercial and residential electrical work. He is happy to discuss any requirements. ~ Emergency electrical 24/7 - If you ha...

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Local Electrical Services

Joined March 2018

The honest, reliable and friendly electrical company that has perfected the art of electrical work with attention to detail and quality that sets us apart from the rest. With 20 years in the electrical industry there is a wealth of experience offer to all your electrical requirements big or small.

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ko plumb ltd

Joined April 2012

OK Plumb ltd menu # Plumbing # Drainlaying # Waterblasting # Roof leak repairs/replace iron coloursteel. # Spouting leak repaires/replace # Log burner installs # New house plumbing/drainlaying

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Storm & Co Electrical

Joined January 2017

We are passionate about providing high quality workmanship in an environment of trust and reliability. We believe everyone should have access to the same quality and integrity of work.

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Bright Property Maintenance

Joined September 2018

We are a small local business (not a franchise) focusing on property maintenance, management and repairs in the Christchurch area. The person doing the quote is the person who will do the job. Customer satisfaction is vital to us because much of our work comes from referrals. There is no charge for quotes and if we can't do it, we can usually recommend the right person for the job for you.

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Foleys

Joined October 2011

We are committed to providing exceptional customer service, for all our customers - Above and Beyond. Every time. This includes our 30 minute time promise - we'll arrive within 30 minutes of the arranged time or the first hour of labour will be free! We have 10 locations across New Zealand, with branches in Central Otago, Christchurch, Dunedin, Oamaru, Ranfurly, South Otago, Twizel, Wanaka, Queen...

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MVG Electrical Services

Joined March 2019

I have vast Experience in all fields of Electrical Work Residential, Commercial but Specialise in Industrial / Automation I also do a lot of Commercial store and office fit out work as well, Open for all kinds of Electrical Work

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ATL Electrical LTD

Joined July 2016

ATL started out in 2007 as Automated Technologies. With two electricians and a passion for automation, a company was born! The two quickly found themselves in high demand and expanding. Since then, ATL has found it's electrical division skyrocket, with heat pumps and security divisions being founded alongside. These days you'll find 30 multi disciplined staff working on residential, commerc...

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Woodhouse Electrical

Joined June 2009

Over 500 jobs completed through Buildesrcrack with top or 5 star tradie certification every year. Note also licensed security technician. Trademe services also has more reviews available. Please note our minimum charge is 1 hr for charge up work - however we charge no call out fees during regular business hours. All electrical, commercial kitchen equipment, fire alarms, data, phone and securi...

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Best Connection Electrical

Joined May 2014

Hi my name is Tyler van der kley from Best Connection Electrical We are a Small Electrical firm specialising in residential new builds and servicing work and also heat pump Installations . I have lived in Canterbury my whole life and know the area very well. We pride ourselves on our fast, efficient and friendly service at an affordable price. For any more info Please feel free to get in contact w...

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Orca Electrical Limited

Joined March 2017

Hi, Based in Hoon Hay, Orca Electrical is your local electrical for Halswell, Hoon Hay, Aidenfield, Wigram Skys, Hillmorton, Spreydon, Addlington and Cashmere as well as anywhere else in the the Christchurch area. I offer quality electrical solutions for residential alterations, servicing and small commercial projects as well as electrical contracting. Often available in weekends and even...

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Caffeine Fix

Joined October 2019

Servicing and Repairing domestic and commercial Espresso Machinery, Dishwashers, Ovens and Grills. Registered Electrical Service Technician. Very reasonable rates and no mileage/travel charges within Christchurch.

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Murrell Contracting

Joined January 2014

A Team of Qualified Tradesmen inc a Registered Builder and a Drain layer we are based in Christchurch and service We offer6 Excellent rates and Prompt service on Odd Jobs New builds Repair work Odd jobs

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