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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 findi

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 findi

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

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Electrical work needed around the home

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have just moved house and need a few repairs and upgrades. We would like 5 of our light switches replaced, 4 of our plug sockets upgraded to ones with USB port's, a new plug on the wall, wiring for an additional bathroom light and to replace the broken extractor fan in bathroom.

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Connecting a cooktop

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need a certified electrician for a super simple job. There is an existing ceramic cooktop that needs to be swapped with an induction cooktop and connected by a certified electrician.

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Replace Bathroom Extractor Fan

Posted 1 week ago

Replace bathroom extractor fan with new unit.

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Kitchen Extractor Fan

Posted 11 hours ago

Kitchen Extractor Fan Parmco - RCAN-W-500L - Styleline 600mm width, LED, 150mm Ducted canopy, White (500m3 extraction per hour) Decommission & remove old kitchen rangehood and/or shelving

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Toilet extractor fan supply & install, Lockwood house

Posted 5 days ago

Toilet extractor fan supply & install. Its a Lockwood house with no ceilings. No suitable space on the wall, so it has to go through roof.

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Replace ceiling lights, remove wall light

Posted 2 weeks ago

Need to replace several ceiling lights, starting with 3 and to review the rest. Already have some replacement lights. Also to remove a wall light.

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Outdoor plug installation and ceiling fan light fitting repaired/replaced

Posted 2 weeks ago

A 15amp RCD protected outdoor socket installation for spa pool Ceiling fan light socket repair/replacement The fan is quite high so a 2m platform ladder would be needed

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Wall Oven Installation

Posted 6 days ago

To remove the current wall oven, dispose of the old oven and install a new 60cm oven that will be onsite.

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Remedial electrical work

Posted 2 days ago

Hi, planning to do the listed electrical work 1. Install outside power point 2. Replace and move kitchen main isolator 3. Install down lights in lounge and kitchen.. 4 lights in lounge and 2 in kitchen. Want to do the work ASAP. Needs quotes please. Thanks.

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Power point for garage

Posted 1 week ago

Need power point installed in downstairs garage for general use and need a quote this week pls

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Lounge Room

Posted 2 weeks ago

Install 3 new power points - 2 skirting 1 wall. Remove 2 spotlight tracking systems and spot lights Remove wall mounted light fitting. Install wall mounted TV bracket and mount TV. Work to be completed by Thursday 14th January pm.

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New Extractor fan needed and venting outside

Posted 1 week ago

Extractor fan has stopped working, suspect will need a new one. Also doesn't seem to be vented outside so would like that done too if possible.

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Move Powerpoints, light switch and new ethernet run.

Posted 5 hours ago

I have the plasterboard off the walls, and before I start with insulation I would like to . Move a light switch. Move powerpoint. Add a powerpoint Run Ethernet into the room from ceiling

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Moving oven powerpoint

Posted 4 days ago

I need the current PowerPoint for the oven moved from being centered above the stove to approx a foot to the righthand side. This may involve bringing the wires down from the ceiling if there is not enough slack in the existing wiring. If possible I'd also like another PowerPoint for electric appliances installed next to this or close by.

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Kitchen and bathroom fan repair

Posted 1 day ago

We have a bathroom fan in need of a check up and potential repair (has been making a whirring noise for some time); as well as a kitchen fan which has had the front panel come off (see photos) and could also do with a general check up. Re: the front panel repair - unsure if this would be more of a carpentry job? But would be great to find someone who could do it all! Need to have it all done by Thursday 28 Jan. Thanks!

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HWC fault

Posted 2 weeks ago

Fuse board for the hot water cylinder is triggering all the time the tenant who live there end up having no hot water 1/2 Cheval drive , Kim ...

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Qualified electrician needed for chest freezer

Posted 2 weeks ago

This is a relatively new (less than 6 months old) Rhein Home chest freezer that has suddenly stopped. Need an electrician who knows this brand and can tell me what is wrong and hopefully, repair the freezer.

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Removing plug.

Posted 1 week ago

Hello We are relining a wall in a bedroom and it is next to the bathroom. There is a plug for a wall heater in the bathroom that we want removed. We want to removed and then we can patch it up on the otherside when we redo the bathroom at a later date. Ideally someone who can do the job asap would be preferred.

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Elaine

Posted 1 week ago

Remove 2 lights above bed

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Eectrical rewiring

Posted 1 week ago

Hi, need electrical rewiring on a 1965 house, as well as a new distribution board. House is around 120m.

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Removing plug.

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Light fittings

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25th November 2020

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Need Tilting LED down lights installed

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25th January 2021

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COV needed for House and minor unit

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18th November 2020

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Repair or replace bathroom extractor fan that has stopped working.

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12th December 2020

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Outdoor plug installation and ceiling fan light fitting repaired/replaced

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18th January 2021

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Bathroom fan stop working need repair

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16th November 2020

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submeter installation

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15th January 2021

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Fit off 15 amp outlet and connect to the switchboard

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22nd November 2020

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New Powerpoint, replace light switches and light fittings.

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8th December 2020

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Install lights fittings and heated towel rail.

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11th November 2020

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Outdoor Wiring

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11th November 2020

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Move a terminator

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18th November 2020

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Kitchen renovation

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24th December 2020

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Outside wiring for spa pool and pervola

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3rd November 2020

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Fix downlight connection in bathroom

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11th January 2021

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Extractor fan bathroom -repair or replace

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25th January 2021

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Electrical Work

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27th November 2020

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Replace switchboard

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13th December 2020

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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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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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Total Advantage Group

Joined March 2019

Total Property Maintenance We, at Total Property Maintenance, aim to provide a range of property maintenance services to ensure the functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of a built environment. We serve all kinds of clients, be it households, businesses or institutions. Our team of professionals have a vast experience in providing property maintenance services like Life Cycle Asset Manag...

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WadesElectrical

Joined November 2020

Hi, I have just started my own electrical business. I have 11 years of experience in residential, commercial as well as some industrial work. No matter how big or small the jobs are I take pride in my work, to deliver a good job, safely! New installations, fault finding, maintenance, switch board upgrades and home automation. Your electrical needs done right!

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TimberFox Floors

Joined July 2019

Hi, We run a Property Maintenance & flooring company trading as TimberFox Floors. The works we do : We supply & Install Carpets Laminate, solid wood, Enggineering wood, Vinyl Planks, Tiles, Carpet Tiles Vinyl sheets & do all kind of floor preparations. Interior & exterior Paintings Gutter cleaning Gib fixing Gib stopping Lagging work for plumbers to apartments Soundproofin...

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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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Matt Bennett Electrical ltd

Joined April 2019

Matt Bennett Electrical NZ Registered Qualified Electrician Your one stop shop for all electrical needs priding ourselves in providing a high qaulity professional service. Get in contact today for any electrical needs. Electrical, Automation, Heat Pumps, Lighting, Electrical design, Security, Maintenance, Audio and Visual. Website: ... Regards Matt

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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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Solo

Joined June 2019

Hi, been an electrician for 15 years. From residential to commercial, some industrial jobs. From rewiring to newly wiring jobs. Home appliances works. Very professional and high standards work. Electrical advice. Work to budget with a know how can do attitude.

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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. ... .nz

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KR Electrical

Joined May 2016

Hi, my name is Kris Roberts, we are reliable electricians servicing the wider Auckland area. Hi, my name is Kris Roberts, we are reliable electricians servicing the wider Auckland area.

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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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At Your Request electrical

Joined January 2020

Hi, I've been an electrician for over 15 years ranging from residential new builds and maintenance to large commercial sites and also security and electronics. I am very professional and work hard to complete jobs on time in a neat and tidy manner. I like to think I provide a competitive quote and on budget.

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Nail It Repairs And Maintenance Ltd

Joined August 2020

We At NAIL IT REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE LTD aim to provide competitive quotes and work within the customers budget with quality and professional services guaranteed..

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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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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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ViFi Limited

Joined October 2020

Hi i am an experienced tradesperson but new to builders crack. I am well versed with handyman tasks and pride myself with doing a professional job which I try and deliver on time. I have attached a few few pictures of my recent work. In addition to the pictures where I cant show the before and after I would like to add that I do, TV/Projector wall mounts including running wires through the walls...

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Pearce Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2019

We are NZ Registered Master Electricians. We pride ourselves on our workmanship & attention to detail whilst aiming to give you great value for money for your job. We ensure we clean & tidy up after ourselves if not we will give $40 cash back for the hassle.

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Spark Electrical Limited

Joined April 2020

Spark Electrical offer competitive solutions with quality at the forefront. We specialise in maintenance, high end renovations, new homes and light commercial. With our full range of services including all electrical services, home automation, air conditioning, data services and security. We pride ourselves in customer satisfaction.

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Dragon Maintenance Ltd

Joined September 2013

Hi, my name is Jason and part of a family run business from Wales in the UK. I have 20+ years experience in the Building & Construction Industry, from project management and on the tools. Qualified as an Electrician, Joiner/Carpentry, brick/block laying and experience in other trade backgrounds. Now living in New Zealand we are continuing to provide a high quality service in Building, Renovatio...

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