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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest electricians case studies

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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

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 "

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 finding the tim

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

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 "

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 finding the tim

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Electricians on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Splice broken fibre cable

Posted 2 weeks ago

Ont box was taken off the wall and tripped over breaking the fibre cable need to be spliced back.

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New lights and external power

Posted 1 month ago

Am looking to replace 3 x existing new spot lights for new hanging lights in kitchen. Also looking for an external power supply to be installed.

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Bathroom Exhaust Fan in need of experienced electrician

Posted 4 weeks ago

Almost brand new exhaust fan (1 year+) had stopped working since a few months ago. When the switch is turned on, red light lights up but the fan failed to operate. Need an electrician with keen eye to diagnose fault and determine if repair is feasible. Please do send quote and availability.

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Stove Replacement

Posted 6 days ago

Currently got a non working stove and have a new one that i need to replace so we can use the oven for cooking, we have a gas cooker that we are currently using but my kids want to bake during this lock down, so please HELP me.

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Re-position light switches and lights

Posted 4 weeks ago

I need to re-position a couple of switches and a light. I am uploading some photos for reference.

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Replace single powerpoints with doubles

Posted 3 weeks ago

I have 3 single powerpoints in my house that I would like upgraded to doubles, possibly doubles with USB - though I'm not sure if USB requires extra wiring? The powerpoints are in my bedrooms which are currently stripped back to the framing, no gib and no insulation, so perfect time to get the powerpoints easily upgraded. Timeframe for the job is ASAP, Tuesday 17th March would be ideal

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Record player volume not working

Posted 1 month ago

Old record player with speaker not working. Needs the wiring to be checked and find the fault for having no volume at all. Thanks

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Lights reinstall

Posted 3 weeks ago

Changing my lights in my lounge and dining room, replacing old lights with new set.

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House re-wiring

Posted 4 weeks ago

We may need to re-wire a 3 bedroom house and re-use where possible

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Install regular 60cm oven

Posted 1 month ago

Install new oven. We have an existing oven (regular 60cm width) recently stopped working that needs to be taken out and replaced by a new oven. The ovens are of similar size and power draw. Photos show existing oven to be taken out and new oven ready to go in.

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GPS installer

Posted 3 weeks ago

GPS installer for the work van.

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Urgent: Switch Board or Wiring Problem

Posted 2 days ago

Need urgent inspection of switch board etc to identify fault. Very concerned about possibility of fire. Lights dimmed/flickered when microwave switched on and some circuit breakers went off. Microwave unplugged and circuits breakers left off.

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Otara lighting upgrade

Posted 1 month ago

Replace existing surface mounted lights with LED downlights throughout house, check all switches, power outlets and wiring for safety and repair as necessary. Projected start date 14 April 2020.

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Quote of repair

Posted 3 weeks ago

Shower Extraction fan and heat towel rail requires fixing. What is the fix cost

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Powerpoint installation

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need one powerpoint installed please before next week Thursday. It is being installed inside a cupboard space for some equipment that will be installed, on Thursday, in the cupboard but needs a PowerPoint in there. Must be certified and sign off any COCs, etc

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Bathroom fan sourced and installed

Posted 3 weeks ago

I need an electrician to source a bathroom fan for me from Placemakers or the like, remove the old one and install the new one.

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Burnt power plug and loose switch to hot water cylinder

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hot water cylinder now stop working due to burnt power plug

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Electrical works

Posted 4 weeks ago

Electrical works for : A new house - 2bed room 1 bath, single-story 54m2 - TRANSPORTABLE HOME Included : LED downlight, switchgear, outdoor wall light, extract fan, data TV outlet, and internal main cabling. Rangehood installation, smoke alarm.

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Install new power point

Posted 3 weeks ago

We want to install a new power point

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15 amp installation

Posted 2 weeks ago

I am getting an Apline spa pool. It’s requires a 240V, 15/25 amps (Cable Pre-Connected). Please message me costing for installation. Only qualified electricians please

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32 amp Vortex Swim Spa installation wiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th February 2020

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 5
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 5
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Fluro Tube lighting stopped working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

New lights and external power

Work carried out by a subcontractor

11th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Powerpoints

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power to the garage


21st February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Urgent: Switch Board or Wiring Problem

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Two light fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need 5x extractor fans installed; 3 in kitchens, 2 in bathrooms

Work carried out by an employee of the company

2nd March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
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 1

Powerpoint installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom fan sourced and installed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd March 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

External plug installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install Nest Doorbell & Power points

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Move Cables

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install new power point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen fan hood not working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Earth wire

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rewiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Change some lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Check electric oven

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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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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Pulse electrical & communication services ltd

Joined August 2017

Welcome to Pulse Electrical, we are professional electrical contractors with over 10 years experience in providing a comprehensive range of electrical services in and around the Auckland area. The key to our success is our commitment to every individual, family, and company that uses our services, whether it’s planning, procurement, design, review, implementation, or maintenance, we have the exper...

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Absolute Electrical Services Limited

Joined March 2019

Hi, We are NZ registered electricians, we specialize in both residential and commercial installations whether it be new builds, renovations, variation, etc. We are professionally trained, dedicated, and we put in the extra effort to get through to meeting deadlines. We are happy to provide quotes for any projects no matter how big or small. Please feel free to speak to us any time if you have...

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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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Plumb Press

Joined April 2019

Hi Im Tim and I have had over 15years experience in plumbing industry. Its of great importance to deliver the highest level of workmanship to our customers. For any plumbing issues or new work you may need ,we can do it. Feel free to view my website for more information. Thank you for your time Tim

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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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Accord Electrical

Joined February 2020

At Accord Electrical Auckland we provide the full range of electrical services for your home and business across North Shore and wider Auckland. Our electricians deliver on all jobs from new sub-divisions to commercial and industrial projects. We are on-time, on budget, Auckland electricians for any job – our focus is efficiency, safety, attention to detail and cost.

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Dymond Construction Ltd

Joined January 2020

Welcome to Dymond Construction. We build new homes and renovate old ones. With an eye for a crystal diamond finish, our professional team of tradesmen are more than able to help you complete that long overdue project or build that dream home for you and your loved ones. No job is too big or small for our team. We take tremendous pride in being a "One-Stop-Shop" offering our own Builders, Elec...

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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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Blackstone Project Management

Joined June 2019

We provide fixed price / fixed timeframe renovations for homeowners and property investors from kitchens and bathrooms through to full interior and exterior renovations, basement conversion and extensions. With extensive experience in the building and construction industry and a great team we are able to offer peace-of-mind that your renovation project will be done effectiently and to a high stan...

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Vitman ltd

Joined February 2020

Vitman Ltd was established in 2009 as a contractor in telecommunication area. Since 2009 the company has developed and participated in different telecommunication projects in both private and business sectors. All our engineers have a Bachelor degree in Radio physics and telecommunications. Projects we participate in: • NGA Fibre Broadband roll out • Cambier ISAM and GPON installation...

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Fluid Light Ltd

Joined February 2019

Here at Fluid Light I take things seriously. I do it once and do it right the first time. Simple really ! I have been an electrician for 32 years now, so nothing is a problem. I am more than happy to provide a free quotation. I'm totally approachable and will fit in with your schedule. Attention to detail and price conscious, this electrician is dedicated to doing the job right !

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Newline Electrical Solutions Ltd

Joined May 2015

We are a Three Kings, Auckland based Electrical Contractor. Our team is dedicated to providing a high standard of workmanship and a level of customer service above the industry standard. We pride ourselves on giving home owners value for money and helping businesses maintain their competitive edge through reduced maintenance/installation costs. We are always available to provide quotations or just...

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Dee's aircondioning and ventilation

Joined June 2019

Heating ventilation and air conditioning we do it all please call in for a free quote today!!. Your a/c not working call us today and have one of our experienced technicians sent out within asap depending on your availability.

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Ample Power Limited

Joined March 2020

Hi, dual traded in electrical & industrial instrumenmtation/automation with almost 20yrs experience. I'm a registered Electrical Inspector catering for all your electrical needs so do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your needs. I am very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on time and wi...

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TDS Security Limited

Joined February 2017

TDS Security offers free security advice on all brands of residential and commercial security systems, alarm and monitoring quotes, servicing & installation / Phone-Data Networks / Intercoms / Access Control/CCTV Systems/Smoke Detection. Licenced Private Security Personnel Licencing Authority 16-032237.

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Salvadors Electrical Limited

Joined July 2017

Registered Electrician - Experienced - Conscientious - Neat AWARDED - "Top-Rated Tradie 2019" by Builderscrack last 5 July 2019 Residential/Commercial/Industrial • electrical wiring • rewire • switch board upgrade • power points, safety switches, lightings • LED downlights, outdoor lights, security lights • Heatpump installation • Centralised Airconditioning and Heating • Ele...

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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 and airconditioning. We are very professional and work hard to provide the best quality work to our clients. We are IQP Registered to carry out compliance for hvac system

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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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