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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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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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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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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to trust ? We take a closer look... Tradespeople Accreditations There are 10 common tradespeople accreditation to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering

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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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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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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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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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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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Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

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 "

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

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

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 "

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

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

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Install a Exhaust Duct with Exhaust Fan

Posted 1 week ago

Hi Need to install this type extractor fan in a small factory building Pls organise visit and quote. Thanks ......

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Alison Bartley

Posted 3 weeks ago

Replace a security light with a new one (which I have already purchased).

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Replace faulty ceiling light fitting

Posted 1 week ago

I am the landlord for the WestEnd Medical Centre, 38 Tuhikaramea Rd, Hamilton. We have a fluorescent light fitting that is apparently faulty and needs replacement with a flush, screw-on, simple fitting ?? LED. Phone practice manager on ...

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Heat pump wire in

Posted 4 weeks ago

I need a heat pump wiring into the switch board

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Mangino

Posted 3 days ago

Replace wall scoket to power plug scoket. Would like done this week. Aval8able after 3.30 every day

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Hamilton Installer

Posted 1 week ago

We are looking to contract an electrical contractor/company to install our Smart LED lighting into existing homes. We provide the lights and require you to install. Ongoing work.

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LED Down Light Installation x5

Posted 4 weeks ago

I need 4 LED downlights installed in our lounge and 1 in the hallway. I have the LEDlux brand lights already and just need them installed. The lounge has a single light to be replaced by 4 LED lights and the hall LED is an addition to an already existing pendant light. The rooms are downstairs and the ceiling has been removed so there is easy access for wiring etc. I need this done as soon as possible (at least the wiring so we can GIB the ceiling by the 5th April at the latest). If you are inte...

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Install hardwired panel heater

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need two fixed Power Points put in that are back to back bedrooms for ecopanel heaters and wired into the controlled meter circuit at the board.

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Flat renovation

Posted 1 week ago

We are currently renovating a flat at 38a Anthony Crescent, Bader, Hamilton. There are very few power outlets in the kitchen and bathroom being renovated as per attached sketch. The builder/painter will be onsite from tomorrow so contact details can be passed on. Some block walls are being strapped and another internal wall being removed so would be good if someone could take a look pretty soon. I have a plan of the kitchen on pdf which can be emailed to help with placement also.

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Replace bathroom light and fan

Posted 1 week ago

Heat lamp and extractor started melting - needs replacing, ideally with a similar unit.

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Kitchen extractor installation

Posted 1 week ago

Hi, we're needing our extractor installed above the stove and a socket installed in the ceiling to provide power. There is sufficient power in the lighting socket next to the stove that could be run up the wall. You'll need to be mindful of the oven power at the back of the stove as it runs up the same wall. There is room in the eve of the house to run the ducting across.

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Make Safe, inspect and light installation

Posted 1 month ago

A transformer is not safe on our fire and needs removing and making safe. 240v live. General inspect of electrics under stairs. Light fitting, 2 high ceiling (3 - 5m) one regular.

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No hot water

Posted 2 weeks ago

No hot water. Think cylinder not heating up.

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Tash K

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi I need a outside plug put it for an old spa pool as well as a replacement waterproof plug put on. I would like a quote and the work done this week please. thanks

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Graeme smylie

Posted 2 weeks ago

replace ceiling light bulb fitting... i can buy the fitting for under $5.00...just needs to be fitted.. lets see what you come up with ...ph +...

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Maintenance in Fairview downs

Posted 1 week ago

One power point installed in hall way (adjacent to an existing one in bedroom) 3 down lights replaced in bathroom. 1 light baton replaced in bedroom. Have all new supplies except any wiring for PowerPoint.

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Lights

Posted 1 day ago

Looking for someone to move light switches so cavity sliding doors can go in, also put in down lights in hall way (4 to 6 lights), and fix a few switches.

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Electrical Investigation and Repair

Posted 3 weeks ago

Electrical switches keeps interrupting and shorts.

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Censor lights

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need to install censor or censor lights in all my back yard

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Install down ceiling lights

Posted 1 week ago

Want to change old lighting of 3 bedroom house to led down ceiling lights

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With over 133,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Stove Repair


10th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

LED Down Light Installation x5

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install 15A RCD and outdoor powerpoint

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical To Install Double Sensor Light

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

25th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

No hot water, preliminary check

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New fan installed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Circuit breaker

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small job, replacing some lamps, light fittings and switches

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Christopher Staal

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hot Water Cylinder replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Check light fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Network Cabling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Install Outdoor Power point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

No hot water

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom extractor fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Spa install

Work carried out by an employee of the company

28th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrician needed to install outdoor lights and garage fluorescence lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical switch work

Work carried out by an employee of the company

19th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

bathroom retrofit

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th September 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

electrical this and that

Work carried out by an employee of the company

26th October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Endurance Electrical

Joined October 2016

Our aim is is to serve our clients in a friendly, enthusiastic, caring professional way, whilst ensuring we deliver a high quality product. We can assist in any electrical work you require from minor repairs, renovations, extensions, new house builds and anything in between. For a no obligation quote, please get in touch today.

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FMH Electrix Ltd

Joined April 2018

Our company are: - Registered Master Electrician ( electrical contractors association nz) - Site safe member - IQP( independent qualified person) Auckland council - Ministery of justic( security licensed) - accredited Mistubishi installer - accredited fujitsu installer. We do Domestic, commercial & industrial job.

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Patrick Allison

Joined January 2019

I am a general handyman with a very diverse range of skills, and the tools to match. Experienced at renovations, repairs and property maintenance. Also have experience with home entertainment, TV, security camara installation and telecommunications. You name it, it's likely I can do it.

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Gauranga Electrical Services

Joined January 2019

Hi, I am a Registered Electrician. Please do not hesitate to contact me over the phone for free electrical estimation for any electrical work. Our Head office is based in Tokoroa covering Rotorua to Hamilton and A Register Electrician is based in Auckland. We pride in Quality workmanship.

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Eleco Electrical

Joined January 2018

We are a small owner operated company with experience in the commercial,domestic and industrial fields, we currently have a fully qualified electrical inspector and a heat pump tech on board. We can provide competitive (or even beat written) quotes. We do any size job and are available 24/7.

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X Electrical

Joined October 2018

X Electrical is a Hamilton based company serving the Waikato and Coromandel regions. We offer both residential and commercial services, where no job is too big or too small. Founder Jaxon Skewes is a qualified electrician with over 5 years’ experience in the mechanical, residential and industrial trades. Jaxon specialises in Mechanical service (heating, ventilation and air conditioning, but also...

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Ultra Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2019

An electrical company dedicated to providing you, the customer with satisfaction and piece of mind. From new installations and renovations through to fault finding and repairs, we are here to help. Ultra Electrical Ltd 'Your local Sparky'

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Bay Electric

Joined January 2019

Hello. I am a registered electrician with 10 years trade experience. Specialising in all areas of domestic, commercial and industrial environments. I am a clean and tidy, hardworking, friendly sparky. There is no job too big or small, I pride myself on working hard in any situation and having good relations with the client. I like to keep the space clean and be aware of the customers wants, needs...

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Maintain to profit

Joined March 2017

We are a renovation and maintenance company, who project manage the work using our teams of sub contractors. We negotiate great rates with our contractors, meaning no extra cost to you for one point of contact and project management

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DG Roofing & Building

Joined November 2018

We understand your problem/requirement accurately and then we discuss with you the solution to your problems/ We discuss the right approach to achieving your requirements. If you agree for us to proceed, we do our job at cost, in a satisfactory timeframe and highest possible quality and value for you... Try us and you will not regret.

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Mighty1 Electrical Limited

Joined January 2018

Mighty1 Electrical Limited had been in the market for the past 3yrs. covering both electrical, refrigeration and air- conditioning services. Fully license and insured company,.

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Kia Kaha Electrical Ltd

Joined September 2018

Kia Ora Koutou, I have over 30 years in the Electrical Industry & have experience in domestic, Commercial, & Renovations. The most common concern from Clients I hear is the jobs are too small & they don’t ring back, well no job is too small & I will ring back. Reasonable quotes, Work ethic & timeline. Kia Kaha

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Connect Electrical 2015 Ltd

Joined November 2015

We are a privately owned and operated business based in Hamilton and cover the Waikato region. We specialise in Domestic work which includes: renovations, extensions, new builds and maintenance. If you are wanting a reliable and honest electrician offering a competitive price package then look no further. Connect Electrical 2015 Ltd will be able to deliver on this whilst providing excellent serv...

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Automatic Door Services

Joined February 2015

ADS repairs and supplies all types of Garage & Commercial Doors. Reliable 24hr service with excellent customer service. Our products range from entry level to high end, something to suit all budgets. All our technicians recieve on site safety courses and ongoing training on all products. We do say, Any door, Any time, Any Where! - Waikato Wide.

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Black Box Electrical Engineering

Joined June 2016

Black Box Electrical Engineering Licensed Electrical Engineering Services Design, Problem Solving and Installation for Homes, Motorhomes and Connectables. We are a north island based mobile business who travel to your home, tiny house or caravan etc to help facilitate your design, solve your electrical problems and complete electrical installation work.

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all electrcial company limited

Joined January 2013

all electrical is a te awamutu based company that carries out all type of electrical work, small jobs in and arround the home, re wires and new builds, some commercial and industrical maintenance contract work, and all farm and cow shed maintenance. all electrical also supplies and sell air conditioning using good brands and selling at good prices. all products are sold at good prices because all...

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pro wire

Joined December 2010

Hi we have been working in auckland for 16 yrs ,and we have been doing jobs from new homes full renovations ,to the smallest jobs ,we pride ourselves on punctuality, and 100% customer satisfaction ,we always clean up after ourselves and offer helpful advice and ,no obligation free quotes ,our prices are always competitive .

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AllFixed Plus

Joined February 2019

Carpenter works, hanyman services, normal building tasks, vinyl flooring, fencing, decking, Install doors and locks, smoke alarms, clotheslines etc. Ceiling, wall and underfloor insulation. minor landcsaping, property maintain, window clean etc.

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MTM Builders Limited

Joined August 2010

Matt Tobin (Director/Builder) has worked within the construction industry for over 15 years. Matt has a wide range of experience from residential building and commercial construction through to general maintenance, and house renovations. Currently Matt and his team are working in the high end residential building market, and specialise in residential town house construction. Our clients require...

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DBS Electrical Ltd

Joined January 2017

We have over 15 years experience in the electrical trade specialising in residential electrical and air conditioning. For workmanship done to a Professional, Reliable, Honest standard call Daniel at DBS Electrical. Find us on the web dbs electrical.co.nz or Facebook for photo galleries and other reviews.

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