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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 "

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

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Seeking a electrician for renovation

Posted 1 week ago

I have consent for renovation and seeking a electrician to complete work. I am managing the renovation covering materials and will work with electrician for their labour and expertise.

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Electrical repairs

Posted 3 days ago

In a particular area my power keeps short circuiting. Need new air venterlators in both bathrooms. Need a towel rail taken out. Need lighting in downstairs bathroom.and other little jobs round the house

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New electrical socket and TV arial

Posted 3 weeks ago

Looking for a recessed wall plug for a wall mount TV and place new TV Arial. Easy room access.

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Rangehood Exhaust Fan Repair

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, I am looking for an electrician who will be able to repair the Range hood (Kitchen) Exhaust Fan which seems to be non-operational. At first, we need to have an estimate on the scope of work. Please contact me for any further information. There are tenants at the Property. If you need to visit the Property for quote, I can organise for next week. Attached Photo of Rangehood for your reference!

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New kitchen rangehood to be fitted & vented

Posted 1 week ago

Kitchen rangehood to be fitted and vented (we haven't purchased the rangehood yet!). This is to be installed above the oven. We also have a bathroom fan that is currently installed, but venting into the roof space so need to be properly vented externally.

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Need two external lights to be installed inside Pergola

Posted 24 minutes ago

Need two external lights to be installed inside Pergola I have attached the pics , we need two lights on either side of pergola , one light each. There is an external light outside that as per the pics , not sure if it would be good to draw power from there. I will supply with the material just need the labor quote please. Thanks.

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Electrical fitting for Gas

Posted 6 days ago

My home need electrical fitting for gas as i am replacing electrical water heating with gas heating

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Install 3in1 in bathroom

Posted 1 week ago

Install new 3in1 light, fan and heat lamps in bathroom

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Removal of bathroom fan and downlight installation

Posted 1 week ago

I would like a 3 in 1 bathroom fan removed, a 3 point added to the fan wire and a bathroom downlight installed. Fan removal to be completed by October 2nd

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Rangehood installation

Posted 2 weeks ago

We need a new rangehood installed. The model of the rangehood we're intending to get is this one: ...... . There is a current rangehood with no ducting which is powered by an electrical socket in current cooker. Cooker is going to be replaced with no electrical socket on its side. So the scope of the rangehood installation will need to include new ducting and new electrical wiring.

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Electrician to disconnect wiring of spa pool & pool before we excavate it

Posted 5 days ago

We would like an electrician to disconnect the wiring for our spa pool & pool before we excavate it and demolish it. Outdoor spa pool has never been used in 20 years we have lived here, because we have an indoor one.

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Electrician

Posted 5 days ago

I have 2 down lights in my kitchen that no longer work. I need a single plug changed to a double. I need 2 outdoor lights replaced - 1 with sensor light and 1 flood light. Wiring is already there and working. My light switch in the bathroom need replacing. The switch broke.

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Replace security light with a power point

Posted 17 hours ago

Looking to have this security light removed and replace it with a power point. I can supply the external power point.

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Derrimore - Rewire

Posted 1 week ago

Rewire the whole 3 bedroom house.

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SS4 for a small shop

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi We are looking for some IQP who can service and issue SS4 for our Emergency Lighting Systems. We are at Otara Shopping centre. Please contact and quote.

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Installing wired flood lights (2 units)

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi, I am looking for someone to install 2 flood /sensor lights (with wiring) for me per attached. Please advise just labour cost (i can get the light myself) and a cost for light +labour. I will need a GST invoice for this job. Thank you.

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No hot water

Posted 2 weeks ago

The hot water cylinder is not heating

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Flickering lughts

Posted 1 week ago

My tenant is complaining of house lights flickering so need to check it’s not dangerous.. house is only about ten years old and never had this problem before ...

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Replace 32 Lights and 3 Fans (plus switches for the fans)

Posted 6 days ago

27 recessed lights (see first photo) to be replaced with high quality aluminium/stainless surround types across several rooms and hallways, plus 5 LED wall lights (see second photo) to be replaced in living room, and 3 fans (see remaining photos) and switches to be replaced by high quality quiet aluminium/stainless fans and aluminium/stainless wall switches/controllers

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Fixing stair way light

Posted 2 weeks ago

Light in stairway no longer turns on. We had a HRV installed and they must have messed something up.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 173,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Fix down light and assess heated towel rail that is too hot

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom fan and light/heated light replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rangehood connection


9th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom wiring needed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Relocate Chorus ONT

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Oven Installation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

26th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor plug socket for new spa

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hot water cylinder check element

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Old wiring from a 1950's house for rewiring

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New Kitchen electrics

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacement of electric metre box

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

3rd August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lighting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Partial Rewiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ty Kuy

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General Maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extractor fan replacement

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

No hot water


7th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing wired flood lights (2 units)


8th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Quote to replace security light

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

31st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sky extention link

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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Anything Communications Ltd

Joined March 2020

Hi i've been in the communications industry for over 17 years and have been involved in a range of installations on projects from new builds to retrofitting existing buildings in both the commercial and residential market. I pride myself in providing both a friendly and professional service to my clients at a fair price.

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Bright Kiwi Electrical Services

Joined July 2020

Auckland wide services within the residential, commercial and industrial environment. We provide you with specialized solutions to all your electrical needs. We are registered electricians who take pride in our profession and look after our clients.

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Peter Kesha

Joined August 2016

Currently contracting for the past 5 years, residential and commercial work, looking to branch out to extend my profile, All electrical work Competitive prices No job too small

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Flexi Electrics Ltd

Joined September 2019

11 Years on the Tools as an Electrician - NZ Registered Electrician & Inspector. Large amounts of experience in Residential & Commercial Works . Experience in Industrial Breakdowns with respect of Downtime Prevention. Including Switchboard, Lighting/LED upgrades, Electrical Ovens and Bakery Equipment. Great Electrical Fault finding ability Available for Electrical Repairs & Maintenance Ava...

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Andy Cao

Joined May 2019

Hello, I'm Andy. A Registered Electrician with 6+ years experience in a wide range of electrical works. From general electrical and lighting, to installations of Heat Pumps, Alarm Systems and CCTV, small and large renovations as well as new builds. I pride myself on my thorough workmanship providing asthetically pleasing work to the highest of standards, and in a timely manner. Please contact me...

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Rickard Electrical

Joined September 2020

Hi there, we are a registered and licensed electrical company with 10 years plus experience at your service to provide customer needs and to make life a safer place. With free quoting and knowledge to share, we are able to direct you in the right path to ensure you get the best outcome, so give us a call as we are here to help you. Go check out our website for our services: www.rickardelectri...

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Stronghold Scaffolding Ltd

Joined May 2020

Stronghold Scaffolding caters to all your scaffolding needs in Auckland - Big or small, our commitment to quality and service with our experienced team will make your next project hassle-free.

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All Bases Electrical

Joined October 2019

Hi, were a small electrical company who have 15 years experience in the electrical industry from small jobs to full rewires of residential and commercial spaces. We also have been installing solar and battery systems across all types of properties for the last 5 years. We are a very professional outfit that is determined to beat deadlines. We always treat your property as 1 of our own when looking...

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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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Bright Mirror Solutions

Joined January 2016

We design, make and install custom mirrors with lights for your bathroom and more ... We plan lights in- and out-door; we supply wide range of LED lights, install and service lights for residential and commercial projects!

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Echo Electrical

Joined September 2020

Hi my name is Jimmy, I have been a qualified sparky for 8+ years working mostly on residential and commercial properties doing jobs such as new builds, maintenance, renovations, rewires and repairs. I pride myself on my ability to complete the job professionally and in good time providing competitive pricing. I believe in this line of work there is no job too small or too big. Look forward to hea...

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TecHome

Joined February 2019

Here at TecHome we integrate technology into homes, offices and workplaces. We focus on the ever growing market of tech in homes, easier use of tech, the cleaner finish of home electronics, providing a healthy air flow environment and home security that puts you in control. We are constantly adapting with future home requirements. We work closely with partnered electrical workers when required...

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H & O Services

Joined July 2020

Hello, I have been in the electrical and building trades for 25 years. I am a registered electrician. I currently offer my services to all appliance repairs, domestic and commercial repairs and maintenance and any handyman services. I pride myself on competitive pricing and on time completion. Above all, I clean up after myself.

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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.uniquerenovations.co.nz

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ASM Electric

Joined November 2018

We are registered experienced electricians operating with NZ$ One million indemnity insurance. We do all domestic, commercial and industrial electrical work for fair rated both the home owners and us. We use only genuine parts / components that are sold in reputed electrical suppliers. We always maintain the ASNZS 3000 standards in our work.

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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 or 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 - Fiber installation and move - Networkin...

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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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iSparky

Joined January 2020

I have been in the industry for more than 10yrs, NZ Qualified, NZ Registered Electrician. Very active to handle big or small jobs, work on budget and time frame. I am proud of what I'm doing from *builders temporary power supply, *renovation up to a new build, *modern kitchen rewiring, *oven, stove, hood, dish washer, hot water cylinder install repair and maintenance, *swtichboard upgrade...

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Johnson Waitere

Joined May 2019

Registered NZ Electrician Labour $55/hour (non gst), plus materials 2 x people required, $75/hour (non gst), plus materials Site visits for quotes or assess/investigate charged at different rate, $35/hour. Minimum charge $35, incl first hour Free estimates over phone or email.

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Dimension Electrical

Joined August 2020

Welcome to Dimension Electrical! We specialize in anything residential, light commercial, heatpump installations and contract work. Our aim is to provide a quality, honest service done right the the first time.

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