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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering electricians related repairs and renovations around your home. 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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Recent jobs posted

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

New and replace

Posted 2 months ago

we have a couple of security lights that need replacing (we have the replacements) plus want to have 2-3 new PowerPoint installed. 2 of these will be in 2 conservatories which are both summit stone lined, and have lights from different sources but both are totally enclosed so no exposure to weather. Would like a quote and advice if 8t can be done.

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Switchboard

Posted 3 months ago

I need house switchboard to be replaced maybe house rewiring aswell

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Put in a chandelier

Posted 4 hours ago

Need a light removed and replaced with a chandelier. Will need a new switch installed to run it.

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RelocateTV and antenna cords #2

Posted 1 month ago

Relocate Electrical wiring for TV and antenna, Hard wire heaters mounted on walls install down lights

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Install additional power-points #2

Posted 2 months ago

We need two new double power-points installed in our 2 yr old home.

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New down lights

Posted 4 hours ago

Need 9 new down lights put in. I have the down lights just need install.

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Electrician

Posted 1 month ago

Installation of downlights

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Small electrical jobs

Posted 1 month ago

Three small electrical jobs: 1. Installation of doorbell 2. Installation of heated towel rail 3. Fix (? replace) outdoor light (on external wall of garage)

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Kitchen extractor fan

Posted 3 months ago

Install a suitable kitchen extractor fan at a rental property electric stove

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Halogen downlights

Posted 2 months ago

I have replaced the halogen bulbs but 2 lights still don’t work

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Install additional power-points

Posted 2 months ago

We need a couple of additional power-points installed in our home.

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Extractor fan

Posted 1 month ago

supply and fit extractor fan must have two heat lamps and ducting small bathroom need quote

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Move a swith from one pint to another

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, Need to move the switch location on the wall by roughly 20-30 cms and reconnect applances

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Caravan wiring and lighting

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a 1959 caravan that needs lighting. Here's my thoughts: -All lighting to be 12V -Strip light under cabinets on both sides (about 4 m x 2 -Securing 2 x 1959 lights into. new places -2 x USB/3 pin plug installations (new) Preferable usb to be 12v I have has an initial electrical inspection and just need to cover securely 1 (now unused ) wire. Rest of original wiring has passed (wow) Currently we are stopping all leaks and a lot of the lining is off. I have no idea when we do the...

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New extractor Fan

Posted 4 hours ago

Need a new fan installed in bathroom

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RelocateTV and antenna cords

Posted 1 month ago

Relocate Electrical wiring for TV and antenna, Hard wire heaters mounted on walls install down lights

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Power points and Ethanet

Posted 1 month ago

Hey There, I am loking for someone to: Istall a couple of towell rails Put a couple of additional power points around the house Run an ethanet connection to the office Thanks Dave

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Aircon connection

Posted 1 week ago

Hi we need a electrician to connect 2 aircon unit for 2 properties of the same family. With possible more work on 1 property

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Electrical

Posted 2 months ago

Need electrician for addition electrical sockets and wiring for home setting.

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Pendant light fittings

Posted 3 weeks ago

Few pendant lights to be fitted in lounge and kitchen, maybe 3x bedrooms. Old lights to be taken down

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 203,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Kitchen and Bathroom Extractor Fan install

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19th October 2020

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 5
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 5
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New kitchen - few new plugs lights oven etc

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19th March 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Powerpoint + tv wire relocation

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14th May 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

general wiring

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24th September 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

install light fittings

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8th June 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5

Stove and oven fitment

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7th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

change light fittings in 70s house

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6th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Rewiring 1940's 3 bed

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14th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

light

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23rd September 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

HWC connection & run new cable

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10th June 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

New switchboard

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5th March 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Jeff Barber

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30th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 4
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 5

Repair and put in new three pin wall plugs

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28th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Electrical

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4th June 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Retrofit a new power outlet

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27th October 2020

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 4
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 4
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 5
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 5

House rewire

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7th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Fuse Box

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1st August 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Extractor fan in bathroom

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd June 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

3x power points/stove

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General electrical jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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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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Grounded Electrical Ltd

Joined February 2014

Hi, my name is Phil. At Grounded Electrical you will get a friendly professional, who has a passion for the industry. I am a good communicator and pride myself on finishing to a high professional standard. I look after your property as if it were mine, and leaving my work space in a clean and tidy standard is an absolute must. I love the challenge involved in fault finding and I'm always determin...

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Panther Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2017

Hi I am an Electrician with 7 years experience. We have been Specialising in new builds, renovations, small and big jobs in the Wellington region.Residential and commercial. Efficient,Reliable,Friendly,On Time and fair pricing. Building,Landscaping backround and general handyman Trade skills and knowledge.Skills throughout various trade industries. Free Quote's available.

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ProperCare

Joined June 2009

Why choose ProperCare?.... Quality work, Fast and efficient, Great communication (we'll even help with planning) Large range of jobs big or small.

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NZ Lighting & Heating Ltd NZ Property Maintenance Solutions 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 NZ PROPERTY MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS LTD For all your 1 stop property maintenance New Decking & Fencing( New design and styles)...

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Wairau electrical services limited

Joined October 2019

Electrician based in Oakura Taranaki. Specialising in domestic house wiring, heatpump installation, heat Transfer and Ventilation, faults and repairs.

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Scott Electrical Solutions

Joined October 2016

Hello, we are a high quality electrical company made up of a core team of 5 guys. We serve north taranaki for all your domestic, commercial and farming needs.

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AB Electrical and hvac ltd

Joined August 2020

Hi I’ve been a qualified electrician for 8 years now doing all types of electrical, lately mainly doing new houses and house renovations, but can do almost any electrical jobs required.

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Steve Betts Electrical

Joined March 2019

Hi I am a registered electrician with 30 years experience in Taranaki. I specialise in domestic electrical work and can help you from a repair to a new home. I can offer free advise and quotes I take pride in being reliable,professional, and safe.

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Mac Electrical

Joined December 2016

Hi, Col is a fully registered New Zealand Electrician working in the trade for ten years. "Mac Electrical" provides switchboard upgrades, lighting upgrades new builds, renovations, kitchen fitouts, extra powerpoints exterior lighting and most all general electrical works. As a small outfit we offer complete dedication to our client , flexibility on times and a fair price.

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Baker electrical

Joined August 2020

Hi ,local friendly electrician available at a great rate,25 years experience, registered and available for all your electrical work,extra,lighting or power points ,power to garage ,give me a call for a,free quote, Lee Baker ... .

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HomeTech Solatube

Joined April 2011

HomeTech has been providing and installing home improvement products to New Zealanders since 1992 and has more than 70,000 customers across the country. From Kaitaia to Bluff, HomeTech’s nationwide network of credited installers and contractors install daylighting, condensation control, ventilation, heating/cooling, skylights / roof windows, hard wired fire alarms and attic stair solutions. Hom...

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Webber Building Ltd

Joined October 2010

25 years experience. Member of the Certified Builders Association of New Zealand. Liceinced Building Practioner. Competitive rates for high quality workmanship. Specialise in New Homes, renovations, additions, hard landscaping, Maintenance, Bathroom and Kitchens.

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DJ Instrument and Electrical

Joined October 2020

One man band, friendly and honest family man, clever and quick, I will always find a solution to the problem. Call me to get the Lights on and the stove working.

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Teraforma Construction

Joined November 2010

I am a builder who does tiling and landscaping when required, I have 15 years experience working in Auckland, Northshore, Hibiscus Coast & New Plymouth.I hold a degree in physical geography and I am very good with structural work. My rates are very reasonable and I work hard to meet deadlines for project completion.

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5N1 TRADE SERVICES

Joined August 2019

Hi, As per our company name, 5N1 Trade Services, our company provides services in these 5 fields- Plumbing, gas Fitting, Drainage, Heating & Cooling/ Refrigeration and Electrical. We specialize in Renovation, New builds, New install and Maintenance for residential and commercial. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing satis...

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Neel Electrical Services ltd

Joined April 2017

At Neel Electrical Services Ltd we like to take the time to work in with owner to find out exactly what they want.We then make it happen!Wether its a new home house extension or a commercial building or simply changing a light bulb.We've got the experience and the team to get your next electrical project finished on time and on budget!

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R M Electrical

Joined March 2020

Hi I am a qualified electrician have been in the Industry for 6 years I specialise in Industrial installations, but also have extensive experience in domestic work. I am capable of doing small to medium jobs around the house, I pride myself on my quality of work and getting jobs done on time at a good rate. I am required by law to produce a COC or ESC upon completion of work which has my lice...

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Protec Electrical

Joined April 2017

When you need an electrician to install or repair the electrical systems in your home or business, we will provide you with a competitive quote. We make every job easy by providing quality solutions and workmanship.

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Mandy Wood Stained Glass

Joined January 2011

I have been making stained glass for 25 years and was the first stained glass artist in Queensland to be accredited by the governent to train apprentices who I used in my 5 galleries. Over the years I have made 1000's of stained glass commission windows and doors for the cyclone prone Queensland coast line. I came back to NZ and bought a home and gallery in Dargaville in 2007. I can ship s...

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