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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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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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7 Things Tradies Want You To Know Going Into 2022

Posted 30/11/21

Next year will be the year of catch-22’s for home improvement. So, how can you get a great outcome for your project in these busy times?

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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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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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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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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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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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Latest electricians case studies

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

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

An electric car charge port installed in a garage is our 300,000th job. Read about a busy doctor’s experience working with a tradie.

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he encouraged his daughter to be one of the country’s women in trade.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

A career-driven mom shares with us how she used Builderscrack by outsourcing housework so she could focus on the important stuff.

Recent jobs posted

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

Upgrade Switch board

Posted 3 months ago

Power board full and tripping circuit breakers

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Supply and install vented extractor fan in bathroom.

Posted 3 months ago

Supply and install vented extractor fan in bathroom.

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Outdoor powerpoint in patio area

Posted 1 month ago

Need 3 outdoor power points at the same place. Need to be enclosed in a waterproof case. Also need a separate good looking water proof box, to hide cables of any equipment that will use these powerpoints.

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Bathroom exhaust fan and heater light

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, the exhaust fan/heater light is not working properly in both bathroom. Not sure if that can be repaired or have to replace. First one is both fan and light not working and second one only fan not working. Thanks

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Replacing Bulbs

Posted 3 months ago

Hiya Looking to get a quote to replace light bulbs around the house. Some look easy to replace, others seem quite complicated so unsure if its something that can easily be done.

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Pendant light installation

Posted 3 weeks ago

Replace 2 existing led downlights with 2 pendant lights

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Repair/replace bathroom extractor fan

Posted 3 months ago

Bathroom extractor fan is not working - fan moves but no engine - not working. separate toilet has the same extractor fan which is working no problem. Looking for full quotes of how much to repair/replace please

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Range hood installation of

Posted 3 months ago

Need a basic range hood installed. Nothing fancy as in the process of selling the house. Range hood will be supplied

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Sleep out fit out

Posted 2 months ago

Hey we have built a sleep out and were bought the electrical kit (2 plug points and light) but need someone to install. System has caravan plug as well as all the wires. We have an outdoor plug already done.

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Bathroom extract replacement

Posted 2 months ago

Replace the old light extract fan in the ceiling with a new one, wire up only

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Additional electrical points for new kitchenette

Posted 1 week ago

1. Installation of 5 new electrical points for new kitchenette ( 3 in kitchenette and 2 on other side of distribution box wall. All points are quite close (2-3m) from distribution box. 2. Installation of rangehood 3. Installation of exhaust fan in bathroom.

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Spa Electrical Work

Posted 1 week ago

Will need to install a separate RCD for spa socket ,15amp outside power socket IP rated weather proof and provide a certificate of compliance for our work. Can provide video to show distance etc.

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Run ethernet cabling to multiple rooms.

Posted 5 months ago

Wanting to run ethernet cabling from a central location to multiple rooms in the house. Wanting to add 2 ethernet ports into 3 rooms and 2 ports to the lounge. Can purchase and supply cabling, ports etc.

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Ceiling lights + switches + power socket updates

Posted 1 month ago

- Changing 7 x ceiling lights - Replacing bathroom extractor fan - Adding a new power socket for an integrated rangehood - the current range hood is hard-wired with its own switch. We will be installing the rangehood ourselves after the power outlet is sorted. - Updating 15 x single switches - Updating 3 x double switches - Upgrading 1 x single switch + fan dial - Consolidating 2 x seperate single switches (hob and oven) to a double switch - Upgrading 10 x single plugs to double plugs...

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Power point not working

Posted 1 month ago

I need a power point fixed and the switch repaired asap

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Fix Down lights - Lay lan cable with socket

Posted 3 months ago

1) 2x downlights LEDs stopped working at home, not sure if its the LEDs or the transformers that are blown out. 2) I have my internet fiber connection terminating in the Garage and I need a cable from Garage to my home office for getting higher speed. Roughly 30meter of cable would be required and wall socket for RJ45.

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Electrical WOF

Posted 3 months ago

Hello, we are hoping to purchase a v old house and we are keen for an experienced electrician to run his or her eye over it to ensure everything is ok and that nothing dodgy or dangerous exists. Almost like an electrical WOF. (This would be in addition to a building inspection). If you have experience doing this let me know and your fee too please. The house is in Papakura.

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PowerPoint for Washing Machine

Posted 2 months ago

Looking for an electrician to install a power point for a washing machine. We are going to be removing the vanity on the left and putting a washing machine there instead. Need power either where it has been marked or inside laundry tub on right, but would prefer it on washing machine wall. Concrete floor

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Small bathroom

Posted 3 months ago

Wire and Install new heated towel, and ceiling fan and led mirror.Job ready now. We have products on site.

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Laying LAN cable and port on wall roughly 30m

Posted 4 months ago

I have my internet fiber connection terminating in the Garage and I need a cable from Garage to my home office for getting higher speed. Wifi and mesh are good enough for other house hold devices but home office needs access to full speed. Roughly 30meter of cable would be required and wall socket for RJ45.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 214,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Light Fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2021

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Sleep out fit out

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st November 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

power point not working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ceiling lights + switches + power socket updates

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th January 2022

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power supply to hot water cylinder

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Plug not working #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Run ethernet cabling to multiple rooms.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st December 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix light/switch

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Change light fixtures and add dimmer

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Oven hardwired, hood top and new powerpoint

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 1
Communication
 5

Broken socket, lights and oven

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical Upgrade Ingram Street Papakura house CH

Work carried out by an employee of the company

7th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom exhaust fan and heater light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Upgrade Switch board


7th November 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Chandelier Installation in Hallway

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

5th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair/replace bathroom extractor fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

fixings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Need electrician to check and change light bulbs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace light


6th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Electricians in Papakura

Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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All Cabling Solutions

Joined September 2020

- Here at All Cabling Solutions we care about our customers and their requirements. - All installations are tailored to fit our customers current requirements, future aspirations and working to their given budget. - Our primary goal is customer satisfaction and ensuring that our customers receive the best customer service. - Happy to carry out a wide range of jobs. - We offer competitive pri...

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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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Kool tech refrigeration ltd

Joined April 2018

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

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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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Tempo Electrical

Joined August 2019

Hi, I've been an electrician for over 25 years. I worked on renovations and new building projects. I am accredited by Masters Electrician NZ and my company has a Gold site safe status. I am very professional, hard-working and honest. I pride myself on providing a service to my customers that is of high quality, affordable and completed on time within budget. I service the Auckland and the Bay of...

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Multi prospect contracting & Elight Electrical

Joined June 2021

Elight Electrical & Multi Prospect contracting was established to service the need for top quality maintenance and renovation work across Auckland and the greater North Island. We cover everything thanks to the amazing team of very talented trades people that we have. You name it, we do it. Plumbing, gas fitting, electrical, building, concrete laying, painting, tiling, carpet laying, landscaping,...

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Oncore East Auckland Neil Chand

Joined December 2020

We aim to provide world class property repairs, maintenance and installation services, including small to medium sized residential renovations. Our mission is simple "to provide a friendly service that makes every project stress-free and cost-effective".

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TRSTT LIMITED

Joined January 2022

Here is your tradie. Maw the lawn, trim the hedge, cleaning carpets and the house. Demolition jobs, weeding grooming your car even repairs to your car and services. The list is endless. Why not get in touch with me today for a quick and free quote.

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Proform Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2021

Hi, we're a locally owned business who pride ourselves on quality workmanship and great customer experience at competitive prices. Whether you are renovating, building from new or have a maintenance issue, we have you covered. Call us today for a quote

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Pavilion Electrical

Joined June 2018

Pavilion Electrical is local Glenfield electrical business that prides itself on providing exceptional customer service. We understand the importance of time and we can guarantee your job will be done efficiently. We aim to surpass customers expectations as we understand the importance of customer satisfaction and relationship building. Our services include: Rewires Switchboard upgrades A...

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Nail It Repairs And Maintenance Ltd

Joined August 2020

We At NAIL IT REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE LTD have been in the industry for more than 6 years with the aim to provide competitive quotes and work within the customers budget with quality and professional services guaranteed.. We specialise from Decks and pergolas to everything from windows,doors and many more services..

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Macro Triune Electrical

Joined January 2021

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

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RS & AK Electrical Services Limited

Joined October 2021

Our customers are the most important part of our business, and we work tirelessly to ensure your complete satisfaction. We specialise in all electrical works, commercial, domestic and industrial. Please drop us a line and we will be at your service. Thanking you on behalf of the RS & AK Team

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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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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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W D Electrical Services Limited

Joined August 2021

I’m a Registered electrician with 13 years experience in all aspects of the electrical industry. Including but not limited to repairing electrical motors/ water pumps/ pool pumps, fault finding/ repairing spa pools, installing new power points and lights, switchboard upgrades, electrical rewires, electrical alterations, fault finding electrical faults, industrial maintenance, commercial/ resident...

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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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NICA

Joined January 2021

Hi I've been building and renovating houses for the last 15 years. I am very professional in what I do, I also do small jobs from time to time. Plumbing is also one profession that I am very passionate about it. I can provide competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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Ross's Plumbing

Joined October 2007

Ross's Plumbing is a locally based company owned by Ross and Maureen Collins-Wright. We have a team of plumbers' and gasfitters and a contract drainlayer s as well as support staff. We specialise in bathroom renovations and property maintenance. Property Maintenance, - we cover everything from cylinders, toilets, taps, basins, water mains etc. Bathroom Renovations - We can project...

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DTS Electrical

Joined January 2020

Local sparkie In the trade for 15 years specialising in everything electrical from new builds to renovations with a high standard of workmanship guaranteed

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