Trusted Electricians.
NZ wide.
Sorted.

Learn more about the trades we cover.

Latest electricians articles

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.

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

Read more

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

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Latest electricians case studies

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

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard finding the tim

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard finding the tim

Recent jobs posted

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

Light switch replacement

Posted 2 months ago

Replace 1 light switch. (Old switch has recessed and jammed into the wall plate). Work can be done anytime between ... , with short notice to ensure someone is home.

Read more

Cylinder has stopped heating

Posted 3 months ago

Rheem 180L cylinder Appears our electric hot water cylinder is no longer heating. Please indicate the cost for: 1) New 2KW element 2) Other charges (labour, travel, gst etc) Thanks, Scott

Read more

Powerpoint upgrades

Posted 3 months ago

Hi. We have a 1970s ex state house that needs powerpoints updated. Basically we are after the following: Change 8 single power points to doubles. Add in new double powerpoints x 6 (they are done to be backing on to each other between rooms). 1 new powerpoint (double) high on wall for a tv thats on bracket.

Read more

Towel heating unit

Posted 2 days ago

Wanting to put a heated towel rack in my bathroom but there are not any electrical connections. Keen to get a quote of how much would setting this up cost? Cheers, Onur

Read more

Electrical Sign Off

Posted 3 months ago

Our home has been completely rewired, but was not signed off. Friend of a friend - won’t do that again! We just need one light installed and the final sign off done. As soon as possible as we want to get our house on the market in the next week or so.

Read more

Light repairs

Posted 1 month ago

JOB COMPLETED ... .Dining Room - install new hanging light. 2. Kitchen - replace/repair down lights. 3. Bedroom - repair & replace hanging & wall lights 4. Hall - shift light

Read more

Registered electrician needed to check wiring

Posted 1 month ago

Hi all, I am looking for a registered electrician to check my wiring, it looks as though some mice have bitten through it. Thanks

Read more

Installing wall extractor fan in bathroom

Posted 4 months ago

Installing a wall extractor fan (supplied) in bathroom. Connect wiring to light switch.

Read more

Short circuit caused one side of the plugs to stop working in entire house

Posted 1 month ago

Short circuit caused one side of the plugs to stop working in entire house

Read more

Stove install

Posted 2 months ago

Need to get a freestanding beko electric stove installed

Read more

Kitchen and bathroom extractor fans

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi, my lockwood house does not have an extractor fan in the kitchen or the two bathrooms. There is no ceiling space so I need to know if there is a solution to suit my house design.

Read more

Electrical work

Posted 3 days ago

We need a plug in our bedroom that has disintegrated replaced urgently as the wires are exposed we have other jobs aswell

Read more

Oven and ceramic stovetop installation

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are looking for a qualified electrician to install a new 600mm ceramic stovetop and 595mm square built-in oven. It is replacing the oven and stove top visible in the attached photo. The oven looks to be connected to a 32 Amp fuse as seen in the second image. We would like this job completed any time before the February 27th 2020. We are flexible with time, and are available during business hours or weekends. Cheers, Ben

Read more

Shower fan

Posted 2 days ago

Shower Fan stopped working

Read more

4 x Lamp rewiring

Posted 4 months ago

Hi there. We have 4 lamps that need complete rewiring. Apparently this is a really rare thing so just seeing if you are able to do it and if so, what the charges involved are please. Is it a viable option? Happy for them to be taken off site. Cheers and thank you

Read more

No TV signal & hdmi cable issues

Posted 2 months ago

After the lighting storm on Sunday all TVs have no signal. Suspect antenna or electrical wiring issue. Also one TV not receiving an HDMI signal from surround sound receiver. Cable may be faulty and may require testing. Long cable is feed through walls and ceiling so not easily replaced. Also need new 4K capable hdmi cable for TV in family room. Existing cable is threaded internally within the wall.

Read more

Finish off

Posted 3 months ago

Putting in lights, power points.etc

Read more

Halogen lights

Posted 3 days ago

Have a few electrical jobs including: - Flashing internal halogen sensor lights -Hallway - loose & broken connections - halogen lights x 5 - loose connection electric fire alarm - socket not working - kitchen - garage door (intermittently works) - hot tub (connection tripping)

Read more

Stove top and dishwasher

Posted 2 days ago

Have a stove with electrical issues and dishwasher not working.

Read more

Replacement of 2x power points and 1x bulb

Posted 1 week ago

Need the following completed: - replacement of light bulb on extractor fan unit - Replacement of double vertical power socket and retest (current the top power plug does not work.. and sometimes sparks when plugged into) have not got electrical fixtures for this replacement so will need this supplied - replacement/swap out power socket/switches for oven and hob. Have electrical fixtures for this already just need these installed. See pictures for further info about what is required.

Read more

Recent electricians reviews

With over 157,000 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 switch replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing light fixtures and wall plug

Work carried out by an employee of the company

26th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of power for extractor fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior and Interior Lighting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install two downlights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Stove install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

General electric fixing

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor electrical power point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

No TV signal & hdmi cable issues

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Lounge reno

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install extractor fan/light in onsuite

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cylinder has stopped heating

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electric repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power Point and Towel Rail

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Earth grounding rod connection and replacement - quote request.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New Light Fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tag and Test

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extractor Fan in bathroom


26th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

4 x Lamp rewiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Electricians in Porirua

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.

F

Flex Electrical LTD

Joined December 2016

All Electrical Repairs & Wiring. Residential, Commercial & Industrial. Specialising in On and Off Grid solar Installations. Family owned and operated busniess servicing Wellington, Wairarapa and Kapiti regions. Reliable and on time with free competitive quotes. All work guaranteed, no job too big or small.

Read more
Y

Yes Electrical Ltd

Joined May 2019

HI, our qualified and Master Electricians take pride in our high standard of workmanship, customer care and reliability. Our family business has been sorting electrical problems all over Wellington since 2003. We’ll be on time, deliver what we say we will, care about your safety, deliver top workmanship and respect your property.

Read more
K

Kinetic Electrical

Joined August 2018

Hi, I've been in the industry for the last 15 years and come from a commercial/domestic background. We pride our selves on quality and great service. We guarantee all of our work and happy to quote any job regardless of value. We are a start up company in Wellington and keen to build new customer relationships. Give us a call.

Read more
B

Bramit Contracting

Joined March 2019

Bramit Contracting can supply to any of your needs. With three owners of which one is a builder, one is an electrician and one is a plumber, we can sort everything you need done for you, taking the stress away from the job and helping it to become a smooth, enjoyable process.

Read more
T

The Electric Spider LTD

Joined February 2012

37 years in the Electrical Trade I've recently completed contracts in Housing New Zealand homes installing 2700 power points in existing homes; so I know my way around the nooks and crannies of most house styles to get your job done

Read more
T

Tim Toomey Electrical

Joined June 2011

Combining experience, youth and enthusiasm  to bring the best electrical service in wellington. Wellington's Professional  Electricians contact us For all your Electrical services including but not limited to: Domestic and Commercial Electrician Services House Wiring, Rewiring and renovations Switchboard Upgrades Mains entry point repairs/Replacement All New Installations ...

Read more
V

VElectrical

Joined March 2019

When you contact VElectrical, you can be sure your electrical project is in Good Hands. This is because I am a Registered Electrician whom have high standards of workmanship and I pay attention to details. I focus on ensuring maximum customer Satisfaction from high standard of work. No job too big or small. Prices are competitive I am flexible, honest, friendly and reliable as will work with...

Read more
I

iSolar Design and Installation Specialists Ltd

Joined October 2019

Hi, We are a family owned and operating small electrical and solar power business located in the Wellington region. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

Read more
B

BAS Electrical & Heatpumps

Joined June 2019

I have 30yrs experience as an electrician and 12 yrs experience installing heat pumps. I'm a " one man band " so I'm the guy who'll come and do your work . My reputation is based on quality work for a reasonable price.

Read more
P

Plumb Press

Joined April 2019

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

Read more
D

DG Roofing & Building

Joined November 2018

We understand your problem/requirement accurately and then we discuss with you the solution to your problems/ We discuss the right approach to achieving your requirements. If you agree for us to proceed, we do our job at cost, in a satisfactory timeframe and highest possible quality and value for you... Try us and you will not regret.

Read more
W

Waea Contractors Ltd

Joined October 2019

Hi Waea Contractors has spent most of the last 2 years contracting in the communications industry with the Ultra-Fast Broadband rollout; this is a national initiative that aims to connect every residence or business in NZ to Fibre Optic cable over time. Our Tasks included, - Site Leveling & General Earthworks - Trenching in Pipe and Cable - Trenchless options - Air Knifing, Thrusting, Hydro...

Read more
S

Spark of Life Electrical Ltd

Joined August 2017

Spark of Life electrical are specialist in the domestic and commercial market. We cover the following work. This includes alterations, new builds, office fit outs, maintenance, rewires general lighting, additional power outlets and much more. I am an electrician who brings reliability and honesty to all works commenced in your property, weither it is a big or small job we love to work to the best...

Read more
E

Ed building

Joined August 2010

Hi, We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 18 years, NZ and Europe. We specialise in major or smaller renovations and new builds. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride to provide competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

Read more
W

Whittaker Electrical Limited

Joined January 2017

Highly experienced in all areas of residential and commercial electrical. New builds, design, renovations, high end to budget savvy. Make us the first choice for all your electrical work. www.whittakerelectrical.co.nz

Read more
R

RDT Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi.I have recently started out with my electrical business.I have 25 years plus electrical experience,and strive towards customer satisfaction,quality workmanship and keeping my prices very competitive.

Read more
R

RAO Electrical

Joined October 2013

Hi, I am a registered electrician with a current practicing licence. During my 19 years of work in the electrical trade I have gained experience working in Industrial, commercial and domestic areas. For the last two and a half years I have been a stay at home dad. Recently my youngest started Kindy and with my oldest in school I now have some spare time. My family life is important to me so...

Read more
T

Tomorrow Electrical

Joined October 2017

Hi there, I've been working in trades related industry full-time for the last six years. While I specialize in electrical work and hold a current practicing licence, I also do smaller handyman jobs from time to time.

Read more
R

Roundhouse Electrical

Joined August 2019

Hello, I've had 8 years in the electrical industry and specialise in residential work whether it's small jobs such as upgrading lighting throughout the house to LED's or adding extra power points where needed. I also tackle larger jobs from kitchen or bathroom renovations to complete new build homes. I take pride in my professionalism and will communicate with the customer throughout the job to ac...

Read more
W

Whisk Renovators

Joined February 2009

Whisk Renovators is a renovations company, providing innovative solutions to Kitchen and bathroom consenting, design and build projects. Whisk services the greater Wellington region in both the residential and commercial sectors. Whisk has been a member of New Zealand Master Painters since 2009, providing quality service and workmanship guarantees to our Clients. We won National awards in 2015...

Read more
Get started now! Post your job for free and find the right tradie. Post your job for free, now!