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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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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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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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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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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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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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7 Things Tradies Want You To Know Going Into 2022

Posted 30/11/21

Next year will be the year of catch-22’s for home improvement. So, how can you get a great outcome for your project in these busy times?

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Latest electricians case studies

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

An electric car charge port installed in a garage is our 300,000th job. Read about a busy doctor’s experience working with a tradie.

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he encouraged his daughter to be one of the country’s women in trade.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

A career-driven mom shares with us how she used Builderscrack by outsourcing housework so she could focus on the important stuff.

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Bathroom light replacement

Posted 6 months ago

Wanting to replace pull cord bathroom light to bathroom heater-fan-light all in one Also to install from door light

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Full house rewire and removal of old conduit

Posted 7 months ago

1940s bungalow needing full rewire, removal of steel conduit, new switchboard, powerpoints and switches.

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Power in a cabin

Posted 4 months ago

Hi there, I have a 4 x 3 Sheshed Cabin being put together and was after a quote for it to be fitted with power. Kind Regards Neida

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Old Villa re-wire

Posted 1 month ago

Need and old villa re-wired including new cuircut Board, wanting someone who is will to allow me to run my own cables (With direction from Electrians) and wire in outlets and switches to reduce cost. Need done by 12/1/22

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Essential- No Hot Water

Posted 4 months ago

I have recently purchased a property in Shannon. The hot water cylinder has just stopped working. I am on electric only power. I need some advice if someone can please take a look and help me identify the problem. I have checked the fuses at the switch board and that all seems to be fine.

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Kitchen wiring, sockets and hob

Posted 8 months ago

Currently in the initial stages of replacing old kitchen, we would like to add roughly 4 additional sockets aswel as have a wall oven and induction job wired and connected. Would also like an additional circuit in the living room tested and connected to the switchboard.

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Wiring for new unlined room

Posted 3 months ago

I need an estimate for the following. Installation of: 5 down lights 1 single light switch to control top right light (see plan attached) 3 double light switches to control top left light and bottom 3 lights on separate switches) 5 x 4 point power outlets I’ll probably choose to source and supply all lights, outlets and switches myself so could you give me an estimate just for installation and wiring just for this room. See changes marked in red on the diagram attached for the p...

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Rangehood Installation required

Posted 8 months ago

Need a rangehood installed in rental property as part of the healthy homes cert. Positioning in photo attached (purple box) Looking to get a couple of quotes and installed at earliest convenience. Please note that installation and access to property will need to be managed through the Property Manager. Thanks Cat

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Need lights

Posted 7 months ago

I am doing a kitchen Reno and will need some lights added and a few new power sockets, would love someone to come and see what I'm planning and see if it's possible, I will need more electrical work in the bathroom/bedrooms etc at a later date

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Additional Circuits and Power points

Posted 6 months ago

Hello, I am looking to install 2 additional circuits in a 1970s house. Both circuits would require two electrical outlets. Additionally, I need to wire one Cat6 wire from one end of the house to the other.

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House Re-Wire

Posted 2 weeks ago

We're looking to have our 1930s house rewired. Partial re-wire was done with extension however original house hasn't been done. Looking to replace all existing light switches & sockets throughout and install additional sockets along with downlights and pendants. Be even better if you can supply/install a heat pump too and remove gas fireplace. Needing a quote for above initially.

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Pendant light

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there I have a pendant light that is to long, I'm wondering if it can be shortened? Then installed to replace an existing hard wired old light?

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Electrician

Posted 5 months ago

Job required is to fix x3 power points as they just need new covers as they have been cracked and one has been pulled out but all wires are still intact. Another job is for an electrician to fix stove tops and two main front ones don’t work and only work for a few secs most time doesn’t heat up and temp seem to be really hot so just someone to fix that also please.

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Garden shed power wire up and lighting

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need to wire outside garden shed, power points, lighting connected to house underground and also connect gas continuous water to solar battery and hardwire to house

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Installation of new ceiling fan

Posted 1 month ago

Need to have a new ceiling fan installed in our lounge, its a DC model so the wiring should be relatively simple

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Rewire solid 1952 home

Posted 2 months ago

130m2 home rewiring, potential meter box relocation, good underfloor access - polyester lining the ground.

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Oven installation

Posted 1 month ago

I either need a plug to be wired in as I have a new oven with a plug or the new oven to be hardwired in and the old one removed. Whichever is cheaper.

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Moving power socket and installing a couple of indoor lights

Posted 2 months ago

I require wiring and socket for a stove to be moved to a new position in the kitchen Two indoor lights installed (wiring is already there) Potential wiring fault leading to three double sockets to be checked as the trip switch on the power board gets tripped.

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Kitchen extraction fan installation

Posted 8 months ago

The space is not enough for installing a range hood; we are wonsering if it's possible to install an extraction fan in the kitchen. I have included some photos of the inside & outside of the kitchen here. Size of the wall behind the stove/oven - the height is 80 cm (from the stove top to the ceiling), width 45 cm. The roof above the ceiling is flat so hopefully there is room for the ducts. Many thanks

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House checks

Posted 6 months ago

2heated towel rails installed, light above bench in garage,a couple of light sockets to be checked

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With over 214,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Faulty led lights


5th January 2021

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Powerpoints

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29th November 2020

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Electrical Repair and Modification

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27th January 2021

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Additional Circuits and Power points

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19th August 2021

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Various jobs uregnet before winter please

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28th March 2021

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Sensor light install

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11th November 2020

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Kitchen extraction fan installation

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30th May 2021

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 5
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Install Rangehood in Kitchen

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15th February 2021

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Replacement Light Fittings and Power Points

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15th July 2020

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Install of an extractor fan in the bathroom

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10th March 2021

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Various jobs uregnet before winter please

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17th April 2021

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Oven installation

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9th December 2021

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New wiring also extractor fan

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29th December 2020

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House checks

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4th August 2021

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Extractor fan

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20th October 2020

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Flex Electrical LTD

Joined December 2016

All Electrical Repairs & Wiring. Residential, Commercial & Industrial. Specialising in On and Off Grid solar Installations. Family owned and operated busniess servicing Wellington, Wairarapa and Kapiti regions. Reliable and on time with free competitive quotes. All work guaranteed, no job too big or small.

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NZ Lighting & Heating Ltd & Sai Building Services Ltd

Joined December 2020

We do Led Lighting Aircond Heatpump Central Ducted system For all Residential and commercial Plus 6 years free service on all systems installed by us for peace of mind. Area's we cover Wellington to Waikato Finance also available We are also none as Sai Building Services Ltd For all your 1 stop property maintenance New Decking & Fencing( New design and styles) Painting Ro...

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Tranzheat Air Conditioning Ltd

Joined September 2009

Registered Electricians Specialist Heatpump Technicians Qualified Heatpump Installers and Registered Electrical Service Technicians Supply,install and service air conditioning equipment. Domestic and Commercial Electrical work

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FREEFLOW PLUMBING & DRAINAGE SERVICES

Joined December 2011

I'VE BEEN SUCESSFULLY PRACTICING AS A PLUMBER, DRAINLAYER EARTH MOVER FOR OVER 35 YEARS ON THE KAPITI COAST. WE ATTEND TO ANY WATER OR DRAINAGE PROBLEMS THAT MAY POP UP OVER TIME.

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Fast Flow Plumbing Ltd

Joined September 2018

Need a Certified Plumber,Gasfitter or Drainlayer? We are your specialists in the region. Contact us for a No obligational free quote! ... www. ... .nz ( Quality without Compromise)

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Nick Wickham Plumbing and Gas Ltd

Joined May 2017

Hi there We are a small husband and wife run business specialising in domestic plumbing and gas fitting applications. Whether it’s fixing your leaky tap, upgrading your old hot water system, installing a new fire or gas oven you can trust in us for a job well done. Free competitive quotes provided and times tailored to suit you. We offer the following services: - Plumbing and Gas Fi...

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Energy Workshop Ltd

Joined March 2017

Energy Workshop is a Manawatu based Healthy Home Business providing expert advice and solutions for Insulation, Ventilation, Heat & Cool and Efficiency for residential Homes, Rentals & New builds in the Manawatu, Whanganui, Rangitikei, Horowhenua and Wairarapa regions. A number of people and groups engage in our services due to our ethical approach, honest advice, fair pricing and reasonable r...

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Kinetic Electrical

Joined September 2020

We are a team of electricians and we have crews in Taupo, Palmerston North, Whanganui and South Taranaki. Being part of a franchise allows us to have extremely good buying power delivery savings to our customers. We also have a great network to draw on for bigger jobs too. We can cover all aspects of our trade from industrial and automation work, domestic and commercial to high end home entertainm...

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Windsor Electrical Limited

Joined February 2018

Hi I have been and electrician for over 30 years and have carried electrical works in the domestic, commercial and Industrial sectors of the electrical industry. We pride ourselves in quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. All quotes are free and very competitive, no job to small wether its replacing a power point, light, switch or to a house rewire. Please feel free to contact me at an...

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TKR Electrical

Joined May 2018

qualified and registered witha combined 45 years industry experience prompt friendly and professional services including new installations alterations repairs and maintenance electrical alarms and home ventilation

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PROLINK ELECTRICAL

Joined December 2021

If you're looking for an electrician in Palmerston North, we invite you to work with us at Prolink Electrical. Proudly operating in the beautiful Manawatu, we are dedicated to changing the old adage of “tradies not communicating or showing up on time”. Our primary goal is to provide you with such outstanding service that you will always call us for any of your electrical service needs. We go the e...

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Linc Electrical

Joined October 2014

Experienced electrician of 13+ Years with focus on very high level of workmanship, customer satisfaction and meeting and exceeding customer expectations for a satisfactory budget. No job too big nor too small! ✔️Gree Installer & Dealer For Heat Pumps. Free measure and quote! ✔️New build / Renovation specialists! ✔️Non-Complaint Rewiring / Switchboard upgrade specialists! ✔️Free quotations, no...

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U Electrical

Joined June 2019

Hi . Whether it is electrical underground or overhead cabling to the finishing off your new build or renovations. Give us a call or flip us a txt ,whatsapp or e-mail with your job requirements.

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Palmerston North Electricians

Joined June 2021

We do a wide range of electrical work from installing socket-outlets and lights to building new houses. We can meet your electrical needs at reasonable prices.

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All Electrical & Heatpumps

Joined November 2010

All Electrical & Heatpumps Ltd. www. ... .nz We're a family run buisness based in the Kapiti Coast, Registered electricians 25 years experience in the Kapiti region. domestic, commercial and industrial installations,repairs and maintainance. Fujitsu accredited heat pump installer and repairer. Mitsubishi certified installer and repairer. Accredited installer of most major brands of heat um...

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Whittaker Electrical Limited

Joined January 2017

Highly experienced in all areas of residential and commercial electrical. New builds, design, renovations, high end to budget savvy. Make us the first choice for all your electrical work. www. ... .nz

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Refresh Renovations Manawatu

Joined August 2012

Refresh renovations is New Zealand's leading design and build home improvement specialist offering a range of services including: Create more space | Open plan living | Kitchen Renovations | Bathroom Renovations | Warm up homes | Create indoor outdoor flow | Refresh rooms | Outdoor Renovation | Re-clad and insulate The focus of Refresh Renovations is on designing to your budget and building to...

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Evoke Electrical Ltd

Joined May 2017

Been an electrician for over 10 years, large amount of experience in domestic and industrial. Very professional, pride ourselves on creating the best outcome possible, and creating happy customers who regularly recommend us to others.

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Jim Boyd Electrical

Joined October 2020

I am an experienced Electrician and have my own company with my wife Trudy . I live at Waitarere Beach and my work area covers the wider Horowhenua area. I enjoy new builds, but also like the challenge of wiring upgrades to older houses. I have experience also in providing solutions for meeting the Healthy Homes Standards for landlords.

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Solar Works Ltd

Joined September 2009

Solar Works is owned and operated by Greg Winter, a Certified Plumber and Gasfitter with 18 years experience. We provide high quality plumbing and gasfitting services and are experts in design and installation of solar hot water systems. We pride ourselves on quality, integrity and service that is second to none. We also trouble shoot and carry out maintenance on all solar hot water systems a...

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