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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 findi

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 findi

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 "

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Outdoor power for Spa Pool

Posted 2 weeks ago

Outside power for Spa, wanting work done immediately.

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Install extract for over

Posted 2 days ago

Need to meet healthy homes with an extract in the kitchen

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Heat Pump

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need a quote to have my new heat pump installed

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Panel heater

Posted 1 week ago

Supply and install fixed wall mounted 2KW thermostat controlled panel heater.

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Oven removal

Posted 7 hours ago

I am needing an electrician to remove the electrical power cable from my oven so I can dispose of my oven . ( Cable runs from my oven into the wall.) I am not sure of how much the job will cost, so will like a quote done please.

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Wiring for downlights

Posted 2 weeks ago

Wanting wiring done to install downlights in hallway & lounge

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Replace bathroom extractor's fan

Posted 4 weeks ago

Replace roof bathroom extractor's fan

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Repairing power outlets

Posted 1 week ago

a power outlet suddenly stopped working. There is no fuse tipped or breaker issues from my point of view. I assume that wiring issues but I have no idea.

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Install rangehood extractor fan and replace bathroom fan/light

Posted 2 days ago

Install new rangehood extractor fan and double outlet in the kitchen Install bathroom extractor fan/lights

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Replace bedroom light with downlights

Posted 2 weeks ago

The single light in the bedroom is in the corner of the room, not in the middle. Prior to painting the room we would like the light either moved to the centre of the ceiling, or preferably replaced with downlights.

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Fan extractor no longer in working order

Posted 1 week ago

Quoted and fixed. Just one day stopped working

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Install external infinity heater plug, move 1x bathroom double outlet

Posted 1 week ago

Rinnai infinity heater is being installed Wed 20 Jan, so need 1x external power point (can run a cord for a day or two if timing doesn't work). At the same time we have bathroom walls open for some plumbing work, so would like to move a 2 point outlet from 1 side of the room (current vanity) to the other (new vanity). If having walls off isn't desirable for any reason, then just looking for the external power point to be done as priority. If required, might also need removal of wiring from H...

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Fit replacement light switch

Posted 2 days ago

Double light switch broken. Ive bought a new one. Someone wire it up please

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New power outlets

Posted 5 days ago

We're moving into our new home, the previous owners installed a dishwasher but never put in a power outlet for it, so they've been running it using an extension lead. We'd like to put the power outlet in for this and also change the one in the laundry to accommodate our dryer and vacuum cleaner.

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New light switch install and other odd jobs

Posted 2 weeks ago

3 electrical related jobs that need looking at. 1) We have a walk in pantry with the light switch some distance away. We would like it, if possible, to have a new light switch installed just inside the pantry on the wall. 2) One of the plugs in the pantry doesn't work. Could be a faulty wall plug that needs fixing. 3) The insinkerator keeps tripping the circuit breaker at the mains. If someone could take a quick look at it and try to diagnose the problem that would be great. Appliance man...

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Spark plug for burner cooktop

Posted 4 weeks ago

Hi Looking for someone to come in and do the electrical work for burner cooktop. Need coc aswell for insurance purpose. Thanks

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Brass fan

Posted 3 weeks ago

The fan seems to have spun itself off what was holding it together

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Electrical

Posted 1 day ago

Check current electrical installation and advise what needs to be done to ensure aspects are up to services needs.

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Replace old fuse box with circuit breakers

Posted 3 weeks ago

I have a 1960’s house. I would like to have the old ceramic fuse box updated to a switchboard with circuit breakers. I would also like a few power points added.

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LED light upgrade and replace

Posted 3 weeks ago

2 hours general electrical work, then check how to install a heat pump for a quote. Are you free in 3pm - 5pm ... Wed or ... Sat? It is in a rental property. replace a light and a switch in laundry; replace 2 x focus lights to 3 x LED downlights or 2 x Oyster lights; replace 3-5 downlights to LED downlights; replace 2-3 ceiling lights to LED Oyster lights (optional as see time avail. ) LED downlights and Oyster LED lights are available. They are from J.A Russell Electric...

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 184,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Pendant and external security light installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

connections from street to 2 houses

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair Docket of Range Hood

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Oven Install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor Spa Power Point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Oven not working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom extractor fan installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need to run power from house to garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install smart TV

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing existing lights in house in 3 areas of house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pool point

Work carried out by an employee of the company

18th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rewiring for a new outdoor spa pool.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor Power point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New fans

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repairing power outlets


14th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace old fuse box with circuit breakers

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace downlights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

re: Ventilation in kitchen - rangehood to be installed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Laundry Reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install 3 new lights and mover another

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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Ai Electrical

Joined November 2020

We are an established company with a team of professional and knowledgeable electricians, based in Hamilton and servicing the Waikato. We specialise in residential and commercial electrical including renovations, new builds, service and maintenance. We also install high wall and ducted heat pump units and Smartvent home ventilation systems. We are members of the Master Electricians association whi...

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TimberFox Floors

Joined July 2019

Hi, We run a Property Maintenance & flooring company trading as TimberFox Floors. The works we do : We supply & Install Carpets Laminate, solid wood, Enggineering wood, Vinyl Planks, Tiles, Carpet Tiles Vinyl sheets & do all kind of floor preparations. Interior & exterior Paintings Gutter cleaning Gib fixing Gib stopping Lagging work for plumbers to apartments Soundproofin...

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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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sparky oncall electrical services limited

Joined October 2019

As a Registered Electrician with over 16 years experience, and 10 years in business, your project is in good hands. We are a husband and wife team with a young family, and understand the importance of working with people’s daily schedules, when booking jobs

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DTS Electrical

Joined January 2020

Local sparkie In the trade for 15 years specialising in everything electrical from new builds to renovations with a high standard of workmanship guaranteed

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GI & GM Contacting

Joined February 2020

Hi We have a team of builders/electricians/landscapers and handyman to handle all small to large projects around Auckland -Waikato Our director Greg has been Qualified building/site Manager for the last 10 years Our co-director Grant has Been a Qualified Electrician for the past 10 years We pride ourselves in doing a high quality job and clean and tidy work environment.

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Automatic Door Services

Joined February 2015

ADS repairs and supplies all types of Garage & Commercial Doors. ADS is owned and managed by Andy Marsden, who has a team of 9 people ensuring the smooth running of his business. Andy's background is from aviation and engineering. As Andy says if you can keep 25 million pound aircraft up in the air and all those aboard safe - then keeping people safe with garage doors and commercial doors is a l...

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www. ... .nz

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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 ... .nz or Facebook for photo galleries and other reviews.

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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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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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pro wire

Joined December 2010

Hi we work from hamilton to auckland 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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Perfect Solutions

Joined April 2017

Hi we've been installing Aerials, CCTV cameras and Audio/Video Solutions for the last 20 years While we specialise in HOME AUTOMATION & SECURITY for new and existing homes we also do smaller jobs like TV and dish installations and TV hangs on the wall. We are licensed security technicians and consultants. We take pride in our professional approach Things you can expect from us *Competi...

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Ur Plumber Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi we’ve been in the Plumbing industry with over 10 years experience in Residential,Commercial, Industrial we are well equipped to under take any job big or small. While we specialise in General Maintenance Plumbing we also do complete full renovations kitchen,bathroom,laundry. Whether upgrading from low to mains pressure Hot water , blocked drain to a roof leak Ur Plumber Ltd has you cove...

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TTB CONTRACTING

Joined December 2020

We at TTB work with our customers to ensure their projects get completed on time and to the highest standard. We offer small digger works, retaining walls and land development. ​ Do you have a project or idea in mind that you want to get started on? We are here to make it happen. Get in touch to learn what we can do for you today. We are a dynamic company with modern equipment, that takes p...

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CCN Electrical

Joined July 2020

Hi, I have been in the electrical trade for more than 8 years. I have specialised in many fields in the electrical industry from industrial right through to rural electrical work and whiteware repairs. I am very professional and can take on small to medium size work. All work is done in accordance to relevant standards.

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Pulse Electrical Industries Ltd

Joined January 2021

Hi, I am a qualified electrician currently working in the meat processing industry but have experience in all electrical work, from replacing power points and lights to new homes, cowsheds and all farming work including pumps, to industrial maintenance.

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Powersmith Electrical

Joined October 2020

Been in Electrical work and business for over 30 years No job to big or to small .Electrical faults,New powerpoints,lights,switchboards or any other faults just call .We also do Oven and Hob repairs.No call out or travel charges

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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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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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