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

A few electrical bits

Posted 1 month ago

Set up new TV connection on new wall; hiding cables below flooring. Repair and Set up new outdoor sensor lights * 4. Set up heated towel rail (5 bar rail , square rails, silver colour. - please provide) Set up new small heat pump in master bedroom ( please provide “ clean home” heat pump )

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New build - additional power, aerial and data point

Posted 2 months ago

Hi We’ve just moved in to a new build house in Takanini. Looking for an additional double power, aerial and data point in one of the living areas. This would be on the wall that’s directly on the other side of the comms and power box that’s in the garage.

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Move towel rail

Posted 2 months ago

I have a towel rail that is half way up the wall. I would like it moved lower down the wall. There is easy access to the roof where the cabling runs, or possibly extending the existing wires so they reach the bottom.

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Units lighting

Posted 2 months ago

Check internal lights not working (blown light bulbs) Install 3 extractor fans in bathrooms Install external sensor lights

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Power points

Posted 3 weeks ago

install two outside and inside

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Eletrician renovation

Posted 2 months ago

Renovation works, electrian needed. Also need to install alarm

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Electrician

Posted 3 months ago

Instal a extractor fan in the kitchen

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Looking for security camera installed

Posted 1 month ago

looking for cameras installed for house around 4 cameras.

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Bathroom extract fan spinning slowly

Posted 2 months ago

our bathroom's extractor fan spins really slowly when turned on. No longer able to exhaust the moist away. Photos attached. Any ideas?

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Pushap Singh

Posted 2 months ago

Hi , just want to certified person to hide the cable and put an other power plug behind the TV

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Install rangehood

Posted 2 months ago

Install a rangehood and bathroom extraction fan in two rental properties.

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Bathroom Fan/Heater/Light

Posted 2 months ago

Has become noisy & requires a good clean

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Concealing TV wires

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi. I am keen to conceal my TV wires.

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New plug points

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, looking for an electrician to help with couple of plug points installation at a newly built house. Please looking for reasonable quotes

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Install power point for kitchen (for Oven & Induction Cooker)

Posted 1 month ago

We are renovating the kitchen and we need to move the power points for the oven on the other side of the kitchen. The wires for the light switches also needs to be moved. Can you give me quote for this?

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PowerPoint installation

Posted 1 week ago

Just need a PowerPoint fitted behind our washing machine. Will be into tiles in our new build karaka/drury area. Will be next to laundry tub as shown in photo

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Switchboard upgrade

Posted 1 month ago

we have an old switchboard and need a quote to upgrade it, need this from a registered electrician

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Bathroom extraction fan not working #2

Posted 2 months ago

Fan in / above shower has stopped. Not sure if needs cleaning, repair or replacement.

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Bathroom extractor fan needs replacing.

Posted 2 months ago

our bathroom's extractor fan spins really slowly when turned on. No longer able to exhaust the moist away. Could be on its way out. How much does it cost to replace including parts and labour?

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Hot water cylinder- no hot water

Posted 2 months ago

I have had hot water all day except tonight when I checked my hot water cylinder and it was cold. I now have no hot water and think the element may need to be replaced Please can someone assist as soon as possible Thanks

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 176,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Calmars job #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair led ceiling light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical Work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior Light Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom extraction fan not working #2

Work carried out by an employee of the company

23rd September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Re-connect

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Roof Space Power Outlet

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ceiling fan installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New electrical lighting install and rewiring, security camera install, misc

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace faulty power point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fitting Extractor Fan #2


19th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

calmar and sheryls job

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th July 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Moving main distribution board

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dangerous goods store light bulb replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

kitchen reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stanners

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

URGENT SECURITY LIGHTS

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen Reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Variety of electrical jobs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Aries Ortiz

Work carried out by an employee of the company

21st February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Dimension Electrical

Joined August 2020

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

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ASM Electric

Joined November 2018

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

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MCElectrics Ltd

Joined September 2020

MCELECTRICS upgrade your switchboard with modern RCD and Circuit breakers to better protect your home and family, Maintenance, lighting, heat pump electrical installation, general repair...

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prosat cmmunications ltd

Joined July 2017

Hi, we have been in the profession of installing Freeview aerials, satellite systems, CCTV security cameras, data cabling, and alarm systems and LCD TV and home theater installations for over 20 years, with domestic and commercial experience. We have an impeccable work ethic and complete jobs to high and professional standards, with consideration to deadlines.

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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. 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 Our great team got qualified and licen...

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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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Xabi

Joined October 2020

Hi, We are the best in the market with affordability and use high-quality materials. We beat quotes which are the same deliverable. We are very hardworking and professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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Property Nannies Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi, We have been assisting private property investors and home owners with their property handyman services for almost 5 years. We have just expanded our services to the general public as we have seen a gap in the market. We are committed to provide fast and friendly handyman services Auckland wide. Please feel free to contact us for all small to medium jobs and will happily give you a quote...

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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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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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ViFi Limited

Joined October 2020

We do home tv antenna installtions and maintenance. Wifi installtions and removal of dead spots.Ethernet wiring and intergration with smart phones. eg garage door opening with phone. In addition we do handyman work for general house maintenance.Eg roof cleaning. cabinet repairs.hinges.door adjustment.bathroom door adjustment.

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DTS Electrical

Joined January 2020

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

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Applied Electrical

Joined March 2020

Hello. We are Applied Electrical! We are a small team of Electricians who focus our efforts on the residential and commercial areas of the trade. A wide range of industry knowledge and contacts means that we can tackle any type of Electrical job you may have. We are a Quality Assured Master Electricians Member. This means that the entire business has passed an assessment from the Master Electric...

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Ur Plumber Waikato Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi we’ve been in the Plumbing industry with over 10 years experience in Residential,Commercial, Industrial we are well equipped to under take any job big or small. While we specialise in General Maintenance Plumbing we also do complete full renovations kitchen,bathroom,laundry. Whether upgrading from low to mains pressure Hot water , blocked drain to a roof leak Ur Plumber Waikato Ltd has...

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Postmans Electrical

Joined October 2020

We are a small business of friendly highly professional electricians that provide work that is of a very high standard. We look forward to working with you.

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All Weather Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2020

All Weather Electrical is a registered electrician with extensive experience and knowledge of the electrical industry. I am dedicated to delivering exceptional services to our loyal and valued customers and have built a reputation as dependable and efficient providers of electrical repairs and services across the Auckland region. Whether you are building a new home, need an urgent repair or are l...

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Moscoso Electrical Limited

Joined March 2017

Hi, I've been on tools as Electrician in the last 20 years. I can do general electrical work such as new build, rewire, power points, lights, renovations, heatpumps, CCTV/ security cameras, LED downlights, home automations, etc. etc... Professional and Quality workmanship with reasonable price/quote.

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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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The Conduction Company

Joined April 2019

FRIENDLY, RELIABLE & PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICIANS. Why choose The Conduction Company? We always deliver a quality result, and only supply quality materials - Other companies may give lower quotes, but they’ll take shortcuts and use low quality materials. Don’t get caught out! Get your job done right, first time. We are fully registered & licensed electricians & inspectors - It's our job to...

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Skyview Communications Ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi, we are quite experienced in Aerial,Satellite installations,trouble shooting,remove old Aerials,Multi rooms, Residential electrical services. We guarantee our workmanship and work is always carried out to Customers requirements.

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