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LED Lighting Ideas & Benefits for Your Home or Office

Posted 28/01/14

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

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest electricians case studies

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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.

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.

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Spa pool control box repair

Posted 5 months ago

Electrical fault in the spa which is causing the overload to keep cutting out

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Power to Pool Shed

Posted 2 months ago

I am after an electrician to work with our pool installer over the next two weeks to run power to a pool shed, heat pump, outdoor lights and a couple of outdoor power sockets. A trench will need to be excavated, approx 50m. I have the lights, sockets and swictches to be installed. Home Thursday arvo if anyone wishes to view and quote.

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Dry steam

Posted 1 year ago

fitting of dry steamer also need advice on systems best suited for stock feed plant

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15a outlet installed

Posted 1 month ago

10a outlet upgraded to 15a Installation 20m run back to MCB 16a MCB installed in switchboard

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319a Kimbolton road, fielding #2

Posted 9 months ago

Hi there, We are an Architectural firm called Design studio ltd based in Auckland. We are currently looking for an electrician who can do all the electrical work of a new single story three bed room dwelling with double garage at 319a Kimbolton road, fielding. We are currently seeking a quotation for this job. Please find the attached plans for further information. Feel free to contact me for assistance. Regards Kandarp Mistry ... ...

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Lay cable from street to switch board

Posted 7 months ago

I have subdivided and need to put cable underground. I have a quote for the work from the pole and adding a pillar box. Now need the quote to get from there to the existing house.23 meter driveway

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Electric sockets & a light

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there, I am after someone to come and install some 2x electrical sockets and a ceiling light in a pantry cupboard. There is a power socket directly through the wall of where the new pantry is. New panty will be finished in approx 2ish weeks - so looking for someone ASAP once the pantry is finished. (Unsure is expected cost listed)

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Bathroom heat/fan/light not working

Posted 10 months ago

Our heat/light/fan unit no longer works in our bathroom. The fan stopped working over a year ago but the heat lights and normal light would still work. Now nothing works. We are fully renovating our bathroom at some point so would like the best option to get some light back into the bathroom for the time being. Whether it is this being repaired. Or another one installed but I can no longer see triangle shaped ones available.

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Installing 4 hot points into an existing house

Posted 1 year ago

I need 3 new Hot Points in the Kitchen installed and 2 in the Lounge. This is an older house on piles. Also I am replacing the kitchen so it would make it easier to install the hot points before the kitchen goes in. within the next week or so would be ideal.

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Additional Power Points and Kitchenware

Posted 1 year ago

Hi, I'm after an electrician to install some standard household wall plugs, replacement of a ceramic cooktop to an induction one (same size), addition of a dimming switch for lights in the lounge, and installation of a 15amp outdoor receptacle. I am flexible for dates (could make multiple visits or get it all done in one hit) but would like to prioritise the 15 amp receptacle first. Cheers.

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Rewire a bathroom - currently renovating #2

Posted 1 year ago

I am having my very small bathroom fully renovated and removing the jib. I would like to wire up new power points, wire in a fan, lights, heated towel rail and an outside light.

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Down light

Posted 1 year ago

In a bedroom. New walls and ceiling being replaced. Will be smart lights:

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Light Fittings

Posted 5 months ago

I need to get replaced 14 ceiling bulb holders with LED battens ASAP. Thanks.

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Hard wore oven

Posted 1 year ago

Hi.i need an electrician to hard wire my oven to the wall please.

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Potential hot water cylinder replacement

Posted 1 year ago

Our hot,water cylinder isn’t performing as it use to. Still provides hot water, but hot water runs out quicker than usual.

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Hard wiring spa pool #2

Posted 1 year ago

Looking at Hard wiring a spa pool to the house. its a 15 amp spa if that helps

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Rewire a bathroom - currently renovating

Posted 1 year ago

I am having my very small bathroom fully renovated and removing the jib. I would like to wire up new power points, wire in a fan, lights, heated towel rail and an outside light.

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Electric sockets & a light #2

Posted 5 months ago

Hi there, I am after someone to come and install some 2x electrical sockets and a ceiling light in a hall way that is going to be turned into a pantry. There is a power socket directly through the wall of where the new pantry is. Looking for someone ASAP (can be done before the pantry is done). Thanks!

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Nuku

Posted 1 year ago

Good afternoon, We need to get some quotes to put extractor fans in both the Kitchen and the shower room.

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Connect submersable pump

Posted 6 months ago

I'm plumbing in a submersable pump and looking to get it wired up. A small section of this will be under Concrete (which is being poured in two weeks). The length of the cable needed is probably about 10m and I have an existing external power socket connected. I'm happy to do the trenching. Just want the job done right.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 211,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Hard wore oven

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Lay cable from street to switch board

Work carried out by an employee of the company

29th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing 4 hot points into an existing house

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26th October 2020

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 4
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 5
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 5

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Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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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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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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Foleys Dunedin

Joined August 2020

We believe in exceeding our customer's expectations by going above & beyond. We started in Dunedin in 1934 & still have 3 generations of the Foley family working in the business.

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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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Reno Services

Joined September 2016

I offer non structural building work and renovation services for investment & residential properties. I pride myself on being on time and getting the project competed within the agreed timeframe and cost.

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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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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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Electro Guard Security Wellington

Joined October 2010

Licence to Install under the security Guards Act. SG ... I have been in this business of installing, selling and servicing Electronic security systems for 20 years. I specialise in Selling Servicing and Installing, Security Alarm systems and Video Surveillance systems. We are also particularly experienced in digital wireless security systems. We also specialise in driveway alert systems...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bubbaelectrix

Joined August 2016

Hi all, Am a fully confindent electrician, competent in all domestic installation requirements from new builds to renovations and rewires. Safety is paramount and client satisfaction.

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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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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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