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Security Service & Alarm Installers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

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LED Lighting Ideas & Benefits for Your Home or Office

Posted 28/01/14

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

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Tips for Heating Your Home in Winter

Posted 07/05/13

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Installing Solar Panels for Your Home

Posted 18/02/14

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

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Electricians - What They Do

Posted 05/11/10

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Preparing for Winter - 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Posted 15/04/14

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Check Out These Luxury Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Posted 11/06/13

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

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Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

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Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

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Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

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Electrician install broadband fibre

Posted 6 months ago

Broadband Fibre cable (supplied) needs connecting between two power points at opposite ends of a lounge via ceiling and existing electrical wall cavity connections. A phone cable is also to be run from one of the ends to the ceiling cavity (cable supplied). Job is on Raumati Rd close to old state highway 1 rd. Chorus contact cellphone supplied to clarify any issues.

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Light switch

Posted 1 month ago

Replace light faulty switch ////

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New Fuse Board

Posted 4 months ago

We need to replace our old fuse board and relocate it from outside to inside.

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Rewire HWC

Posted 7 months ago

Rewire HWC. Existing wire looks quite old. May need a new wire.

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Rewire 2 bdr 1950s house, and install exterior path lighting

Posted 1 month ago

1) We need a licenced electrician to rewire a 1950's era building. The switchboard also needs replacing. We'd also like some power points and light switch locations moved. 2) Install extractor fan in bathroom (possibly through ceiling to soffit). 3) Outdoor lighting - we have approx 40 metres of path to our house with no lighting, and shaded by trees. We'd like minimal lighting to make the path safer at night, with sensor. Flexible with timing, ideally within the next 6 months.

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Move a PowerPoint in laundry

Posted 6 months ago

Putting in a new laundry in garage and need an additional power point positioned a metre below the exisiting one

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Rewiring garage and sleepout

Posted 8 months ago

I am looking to re-wire my garage and sleepout. The sleepout has three rooms (one of which is a laundry). These did have electricity but, when I did renovations, the electricity was removed.

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Put an outside socket in the yard

Posted 2 months ago

I want a outside socket for a water feature ,

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Sweetman ave #2

Posted 3 months ago

Renovating the bathroom over the Xmas break, need a sparky to remove some excess switches and a light , replace some old sockets, change the light to LED and wire up a heat ,light and fan unit.

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2x outdoor lights urgent

Posted 8 months ago

2x outdoor lights urgently needed around dog area behind house. Today would be ideal if possible.

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Over head Cable removal

Posted 1 month ago

Removal of obsolete over head cable from between house (Were disconnected already) and nearby pole. It was a saturn cable supply.

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Electrical works - probably rewiring

Posted 7 months ago

It's a newly purchased house and we would like to make the wiring safer. We want this job done asap. Thank you

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Dig trench for fibre conduit

Posted 4 months ago

Need a trench dug across driveway to the cable pipe, about 11-12 metres in soft sany soil. Lay conduit for fibre. Asap please. Had Chorus scope today and due to install/connect fibre on 31 Dec but this conduit must be laid first.

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Circuit fuse keeps cutting out

Posted 2 months ago

Hot points in lounge and kitchen within minutes of being reset switch off again

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Bathroom Fan/Light unit to be replace

Posted 2 months ago

Bathroom Fan/Light unit to be replace. Attached pic of current unit.

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Install some lights inside a food display cabinet

Posted 8 months ago

The sushi display cabinet in my shop is a bit dark with only two lights on each sides. I hope someone can install one or two more lights at the ceiling of cabinet for me to make the food display cabinet looks brighter. Many thanks.

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Newport job

Posted 6 months ago

Supply and install an in line replacement bathroom extractor fan. Wanting a high extraction rate fan. Fan in ceiling.

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Bathroom Fan and Light Bulb Holder repair

Posted 3 months ago

Bathroom Fan and one Light Bulb Holder not working. Attached Pic. Thanks.

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Electrical Repairs

Posted 5 months ago

Sensors on garage and driveway light not working. Outside lights on garage and wall - replace lamps. Room under house - batten fitting to be replaced. Swimming pool shed - additional power point. Garage door opener - lamp to be replaced. Kitchen - recessed light fitting above sink to be replaced. light fitting in walk through wardrobe to be repaired.

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New healthy homes extractor fan supply and fit

Posted 4 months ago

For my tenanted property in otaki, I’m looking for quotes for the supply and installation of an extractor fan to healthy homes standard. Currently, the house has an old fan (pre 2019, certainly!) and There is no external vent. I’m not sure if a new fan without the vent can meet the requirements for healthy homes? Supplied fan should be good value, suitable for a rental property. Let’s discuss! Cheers Dom

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 191,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Circuit fuse keeps cutting out

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix/replace a laundry Power point.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th May 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

URGENT - small amount of electrical work to keep a project on track!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rewire HWC


30th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

A quote for replacing black rubber wires, and some advice on our switchboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace plugpoints/other in the property

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

put an outside socket in the yard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extractor fan / light supplied and fitted

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install wall mounted fan heater & re-run power cable

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install a panel heater

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lights, plugs and switches

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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MakeCo

Joined February 2018

Building and Electrical Company- with ability to take on small to medium renovation and building and electrical projects. Also offering project management services. Small operation that is service focused with high quality work

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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M10 Services Limited

Joined January 2019

Good day, We are an expanding company operating in the Wellington region for over 3 years, We manage new builds/ renovations working with a extended team of trusted and proven sub contractors to deliver projects start to completion. The team has a personal investment and do good attitude inside and outside of the work uniforms and hours. Our completed projects have been performance and quality...

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M L Electrical

Joined March 2021

Hi I have been in the electrical industry for about 15 years. I mainly specialise in residential but also have a background in commercial and marine. I am very professional and will advise as required and meet customers requirements and deadlines to complete jobs. I pride myself in providing competitive quotes and keeping within budget.

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V Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2019

When you contact V Electrical, you can be sure your electrical project is in Good Hands. This is because I am a Registered Electrician whom have high standards of workmanship and I pay attention to details. I focus on ensuring maximum customer Satisfaction from high standard of work. No job too big or small. Prices are competitive I am flexible, honest, friendly and reliable as will work wit...

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The Electric Spider LTD

Joined February 2012

37 years in the Electrical Trade I've recently completed contracts in Housing New Zealand homes installing 2700 power points in existing homes; so I know my way around the nooks and crannies of most house styles to get your job done

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DJ Electrical Services Limited

Joined September 2010

Be in the service field for more than 10 years in Wellington, specialised in electrical appliance installation, repair and maintenance, including dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, oven etc. also lighting system, professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. I do the works after hours, in...

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Quality Electrical Services

Joined January 2020

​At Quality Electrical Services we are completely dedicated to client satisfaction. All of our team members are punctual and knowledgeable, working hard to provide high-quality services to our clients. ​Covering all Electrical work

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Green Van Electrical

Joined July 2009

At Green Van Electrical we pride ourselves on friendly service with quality advice and workmanship. - Servicing the whole Wellington area - Kapiti Coast, Wellington central and Hutt Valley - Repairs, maintenance, new buildings, commercial and residential work; Specialising in solar technology advice and installation - call us to discuss your solar options. See our website to view some of...

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Action Aerials

Joined December 2013

I have been in the Aerial Installation business for over 30 years. Operating in the greater Wellington area including the Kapiti Coast. I pride myself on high quality workmanship and all work is guaranteed. I do commercial and domestic work - no job is too big or small.

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Scarrett Electrical

Joined September 2020

Scarrett Electrical is a small family owned and operated business servicing Horowhenua-Kapiti with all in-home electrical needs. Run by husband and wife team Luke and Brittany Scarrett, the dream is to create a legacy for our three young sons. Registered Electrician Luke has over 7 years experience in all thing electrical from brand new builds to electrical upgrades, including security systems, sp...

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TKG Electrical & Data Solutions

Joined August 2018

With over 10 years experience in the Electrical industry TKG Electrical & Data Solutions are proud to give you the best advice and help for your Electrical needs at a top quality standard at competitive prices. LED upgrades, Switch board upgrades, hard wired Data points, Alarms and CCTV etc, If its Electrical and Data related, we can do it!

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SBurt Electrical

Joined June 2020

Hi, I am a qualified and registered electrician working in the greater Wellington region. I have 10 years of experience in the industry working on residential and commercial jobs. Please consider me for your next project.

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Waea Contractors Ltd

Joined October 2019

Hi Waea Contractors has spent most of the last 2 years contracting in the communications industry with the Ultra-Fast Broadband rollout; as well as this we do a multitude of civil tasks with some minor construction in the mix too Our Tasks included but are not limited to, - Site Leveling & General Earthworks - Trenching in Pipe and Cable - Trenchless options - Air Knifing, Thrusting, Hydro B...

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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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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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Roundhouse Electrical

Joined August 2019

Hello, I've had 8 years in the electrical industry and specialise in residential work whether it's small jobs such as upgrading lighting throughout the house to LED's or adding extra power points where needed. I also tackle larger jobs from kitchen or bathroom renovations to complete new build homes. I take pride in my professionalism and will communicate with the customer throughout the job to ac...

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RAO Electrical

Joined October 2013

Hi, I am a registered electrician with a current practicing licence. During my 19 years of work in the electrical trade I have gained experience working in Industrial, commercial and domestic areas. For the last two and a half years I have been a stay at home dad. Recently my youngest started Kindy and with my oldest in school I now have some spare time. My family life is important to me so...

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Electrify electrical limited

Joined May 2020

Hi I'm an electrician with 14 years experience in commercial and residential. My skills cover all aspects of electrical from 400v 3 phase/230v single phase men supply system and distribution, house installations, maintenance, fault finding, lighting controls, new switchboard installations, emergency lighting systems, extraction fans ,swimming pools/spas, test and tag, Data and CCTV. I pride my...

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Tim Toomey Electrical

Joined June 2011

Combining experience, youth and enthusiasm  to bring the best electrical service in wellington. Wellington's Professional  Electricians contact us For all your Electrical services including but not limited to: Domestic and Commercial Electrician Services House Wiring, Rewiring and renovations Switchboard Upgrades Mains entry point repairs/Replacement All New Installations ...

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