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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest electricians case studies

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

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.

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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Replace Outdoor Security light

Posted 1 week ago

Replace Outdoor Security Light and fix few internal switches

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Rangehood installation

Posted 5 days ago

Needed to have an island rangehood installed.

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LED Track Lighting

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need Track Lighting installed, similar to what lighting direct sell approx 13m total in length . Needs to connected and 1 bend then power to be discretlly taken to power source. Height is approx 2.8m high , track lengths at Lighting Direct are 2.4m and 1m lenghts, so approx 4 joiners and 1 bend will be needed. Happy to use different company if you able to find similar product . Job needs to be done within next 2 weeks

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EV Charger Installation

Posted 3 weeks ago

Install Tesla Gen 3 Wall Charger. The switchboard has space for a new circuit breaker. Wiring length is about10m from the switchboard. Wiring to be routed inside the wall, you are free to cut the jib to do this.

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Hide multiple cables behind Wall

Posted 3 weeks ago

I have many cables, TV, speakers computer, x3 DVD players, others, using x2 power boards. Looks like a real messy be area of cables! Is there a solution?

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Washing machine won't spin and need multiple new double power outlets installed

Posted 1 week ago

1) I have a Fisher and Paykel Washsmart 7kgs Model WA7060G1 that struggles to spin a load. Error is "Out of Balance" and can happen multiple times a load. 2) I need 7 new double power outlets installed (in 4 different locations in the house) and 1 single outlet changed to double. If they could be horizontal outlets not vertical please. Any time Monday would be fantastic otherwise an afternoon later in the week if available please. Please advise your rate too. Thank you.

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New powerpoint

Posted 2 days ago

Need to have a new powerpoint installed for new rangehood as old one was hardwired. The will rangehood sit inside a cabinet so will need to be installed in a place to suit this - have included a picture for reference.

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Sparky needed for outside powerpoint

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi all. Posted this ad for help as I'm clueless. I just brought a blow up Lay Z spa which I have installed on my deck. At the moment the cord is running from power inside and through a window. I'm not entirely sure this is the best set up. Should I have an outside power point???

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2x ceiling soace powerpoints and quote powerboard upgrade

Posted 3 weeks ago

Need 2x powerpoints installed in the roof space for 2x cameras being installed soon. Need to provide a COC for work. Also while on site, please quote to upgrade old powerboard (porcelain fuses)

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Replace old circuit board with new RCD type

Posted 2 weeks ago

Main circuit board from a 1970s house needs upgrading. A new mini circuit board was added for a kitchen renovation, but probably best to integrate them into one. Also need new lights fitted along with some power plugs upgraded.

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Plug for freestanding Oven

Posted 2 weeks ago

Old oven has this plug as in picture. Need plug put on replacement used oven. Quote to do. May need a bit of electrical cable to connect to oven. Thanks Paul

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Repair to circuity following water damage

Posted 2 days ago

Following a roof leak, all lighting circuity knocked out in upper storey. Step 1: Quotation for insurance purposes is required. Step 2: Quoted work to be carried out. The work to be done is in an old house.

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Heated Towel Rail Installation

Posted 1 week ago

Just need an old Heated Towel Rail removed and a new Genesis 825 Towel warmer installed. Saturday 16 October is desired installation date.

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Install

Posted 3 weeks ago

We bought a new cooktop which needs to be installed. The existing cooktop has been removed.

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Stove and oven

Posted 3 weeks ago

All elements and oven don't work

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Cabin Wiring

Posted 3 weeks ago

I need a cabin wired with a light ,power socket and light switch.. prefer a caravan type connection between cabin and main house with a power cord.

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Electrical renovations

Posted 1 week ago

We are looking for a reliable electrician to perform the below jobs: 1. Remove existing light fixtures. Buy and install downlights. 2. Remove the existing electrical board. Buy and replace it with a new electrical board. 3. Buy and install the TV wall mount. 4. Chandelier on the stairs. We will buy the chandelier of choice. 5. Move air con from living room to bedroom. Buy and Install a new air con in the living room. (optional) Location - Pakuranga heights

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Repair network cable

Posted 2 weeks ago

Looking for some one can find and repair the network cable under the house as after the heat pump guys work under the house then my internet is gone .

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Electrical - HP

Posted 3 days ago

we are currently renovating the house. Looking to replace some switches and change hanging lines with dome to ceiling lights. Need someone who can certify after completion of work

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Switch replacement

Posted 1 week ago

We have around 10-15 light switches to be replaced. Switches supplied. Please quote cost per switch to install.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 206,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Range hood Installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th August 2021

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 4
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 5
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 5
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 5

Repair network cable

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3rd October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
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 5

Replacement of old leds

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Disconnect Power to Garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mepal Pl

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

23rd June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lights and fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Supply and install extractor fan in the kitchen

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor lights/wiring for Pergola

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Small electrical job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Switch needs repair - spark issues


7th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

replaced old kitchen extractor with powerful one ? upgrade shower fan?

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New dual plug install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Moving switches

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Reconnect the hot water cylinder

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sparky needed to run feed for AC and supply COC

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cabin Wiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power disconnect

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electric to Garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

two powerpoints installed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 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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Kool tech refrigeration ltd

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've being specialised in : Repairing,servicing,installation and maintenance for heat pumps,refrigeration, airconditioning,ventilation,hrv and home appliances. Design/build coolrooms and freezer rooms. Electrical work new or alterations. Kool tech team has a registered electrician where all our Electrical work is guaranteed and signed off. We are very professional and work hard to provi...

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Tigerworks Electrical Limited

Joined July 2021

Hi, We are a small company that takes pride in communicating well with our customers to give them top quality workmanship at a fair price. Kiwi electrican with 18 years experience.

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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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MSHOCK Engineering

Joined January 2021

Automated Electric gates & Garage Safety devices, vehicle detection systems Surveillance (CCTV) wired & wireless systems Home security Alarm System Appliances repair Access control system, Keypad & swipe cards LED Security outdoor sensor light Installation Door Lock new installation & Repair

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Macro Triune Electrical

Joined January 2021

Hi we are electrical contracting servicing domestic, commercial and industrial clientele. offering a range of electrical services, including; new build wiring and fit out to completion, retrofits and extensions, maintenance and emergency repairs, security alarms, emergency lighting, electric gate and CCTV systems, project management of multi trade projects, quotations and estimates on request.

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This Is Electric NZ

Joined February 2017

I am a English qualified and New Zealand registered electrician. I have over 10 years experience working in England, Australia and New Zealand. I aim to deliver top end professional work at realistic prices and time scales

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Satplus Ltd

Joined June 2020

Since 2013 Satplus has been helping Kiwis. We get a kick out of solving issues with the right solution whether that be improving your WIFI, installing a satellite dish/UHF freeview aerial, CCTV/Security or mounting and setting up a smart TV. We are 100% NZ owned and operated and guarantee our work. We offer a variety of products and services - TV UHF & Satellite Antennas - Satplus Ltd...

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RedwoodEngineering ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi we have been providing engineering solutions for NZ for over 50 years . Key aspect is our ability ask relevant questions and come up with a effective and economical solution

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ONCORE

Joined October 2021

My name is Vicky Mali and i am resident of West Auckland I Operate as an Independent Operator/Franchisee for ONCORE group which is part of Refresh Renovation group here in Auckland. Me and My team will ensure you receive WORLD CLASS customer service and Value for your money. We are ONE STOP SHOP for all your household, residential and commercial needs. One call does it all..... Below are some...

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Heating and Cooling and Electrical Solutions

Joined September 2019

Heat Pumps are perfect for winter warmth & summer cooling - all at the touch of a button. Heat pumps are highly regarded as the most energy efficient form of electric heating for NZ homes and can provide summer cooling for less than $1 a day. Heating and cooling solutions can assist with the highest standards of correct sizing, advice and installation for air conditioning and heat pumps in the...

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Axiacon Limited

Joined June 2021

New Build - Our comprehensive packages include design and build for bespoke homes or alternatively we have some existing plans and templates which we can make work for you to create a unique home designed and built just for you. Reclad - Our cladding team is passionate and professional as well as being extremely knowledgeable about how to get your cladding into tip top shape again. We can u...

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Rigid Security Ltd

Joined November 2016

With many years of experience in the security industry we develop and offer a robust security system that gives our customers full confidence and sense of protection. Our point of difference is our strength in customer focus, innovation & adaptability and compliance.

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JBD ELECTRICAL SERVICES LIMITED

Joined July 2020

Registered Electrical Engineer New Zealand Services: Installation/Disconnection of Power & Light Fittings. Installation/Disconnection of Rangehood Repair Hot Water Cylinder Switchboard Upgrade Home CCTV/Network Computer Specialist Call/Msg for FREE QUOTES

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Safe N Sound

Joined January 2015

Safe N Sound Audio Visual is an electrical company, which specialises in home automation, audio visual and network solutions. We are based in West Auckland and have been operating for 10 years. Therefore our experience and expertise will ensure you are left with a system that combines quality, innovation and practicality. If you're looking for qualified electricians, we can manage your electri...

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Oncore East Auckland Manukau

Joined December 2020

We aim to provide world class property repairs, maintenance and installation services, including small to medium sized residential renovations. Feel free to contact us on the number above for a free no obligation quote. Our mission is simple "to provide a friendly service that makes every project stress-free and cost-effective".

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Quality Service Tradie

Joined May 2021

Property Maintenance & Handyman Services in Auckland Quality Service Tradie has you covered when it comes to either your Commercial or Residential Property, Office or Building. We specialise in Assembly, Disassembly, Fencing, Installation, Repairs, Maintenance, Moisture Barriers, Insulation, Handyman Services, Building Projects & more.. • Assembly & Installation - We assemble...

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Pointzero Network Limited

Joined April 2021

A business of providing specialized network cabling to Auckland and the surrounding regions. With our hard work and dedication, we have made our dream a reality. Today, with our teams of highly skilled technicians, we are focused on designing, installing, and maintaining systems that deliver optimum performance to all their customers and are committed to exceeding your expectations every time.

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Lani

Joined August 2021

Hi, we've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. While we specialize in major renovation and new builds we also do smaller jons from time to time. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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North Shore Plumbers 2011 Ltd

Joined September 2011

I am a registered lisenced plumber and certifying drain layer .I have fantastic reviews on Builderscrack which speaks for itself.Also a member of No Cowboys with great reviews. I have been doing domestic and commercial plumbing for over 30 years and guarantee exceptional service and rates. I promise to beat any valid quote if possible.Promise not to deviate from original quote on labour. Co...

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Modern electrical solutions ltd

Joined June 2012

Modern electrical solutions ltd trading as Mr Power ,provides 24hour/7days service Auckland wide.Our work details includes the following services : •24/7 Breakdowns,power failure,maintenance & repairs,installation & rewiring,stoves& water heaters,insurance & WINZ quotes,communications & data ,appliance repairs,security alarms,air conditioning ,refrigeration & heat pumps,swimming pools& spa,caravan...

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