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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

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Security Service & Alarm Installers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

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Preparing for Winter - 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Posted 15/04/14

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LED Lighting Ideas & Benefits for Your Home or Office

Posted 28/01/14

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Tips for Heating Your Home in Winter

Posted 07/05/13

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Check Out These Luxury Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Posted 11/06/13

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Electricians - What They Do

Posted 05/11/10

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Installing Solar Panels for Your Home

Posted 18/02/14

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

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Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

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Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

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Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

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Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

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

Relocate: Meter Box

Posted 1 month ago

Organize & liaise with Energy provider as necessary

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Bathroom and Kitchen Ventilation fans - 3 properties

Posted 1 month ago

I have 3 tenanted properties that will require a bathroom fan and kitchen ventilation that meets the Healthy Homes standard to be sourced and installed please. All 3 properties are the double storey and double unit (old state housing). Kitchen is on ground floor and the bathrooms are on the second floor. Properties are: 4A Albion St, Waitangirua 4B Albion St, Waitangirua 44 Waihemo St, Waitangirua 4A & 4B Albion billed separately from 44 Waihemo St. I am also interested in quotes...

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Power-points

Posted 4 weeks ago

Need 2 x PowerPoints (and plugs sockets) installed in a bedroom on either side of the bed. Asap pls. Can we also get an idea prior how much this would cost.

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Replace bathroom fan

Posted 1 day ago

replace bathroom fan. thanks

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Durham street new plugs

Posted 1 month ago

I need two new powerpoints, an additional one in a bedroom and one for a rangehood. Gib is off in the bedroom.

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Lights and Powerpoints

Posted 1 month ago

Check why two lights are not working and fix. Install 3 power points and remove two power points. Install two down lights.

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Hot water cylinder not working

Posted 1 month ago

Need an electrician to check the hot water system as it’s not working. Need someone to look at job ASAP as no hot water currently. There is also another couple of minor electrical work around the house.

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Heated towel rail in bathroom, and outlet

Posted 3 weeks ago

Wanting to get a heated towel rail installed in the bathroom - we currently don't have any power outlet in the bathroom. Would also like a timer for it. Also would like another outlet put into one of the bedrooms. Would please like a quote and time frame as would like asap! Thank you!

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Shifting a Powerpoint

Posted 1 month ago

Need to shift an existing Powerpoint roughly 400mm high and possibly to the right. Cover the existing powerpoint hold with a plastic cover

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Instal of Power points and potential lights into a new workshop.

Posted 2 months ago

Kia Ora I'm looking for someone to give me a hand getting power into my new workshop. I have a few machines that might require more than your usual amp-age, and I would love to future proof it for machines I might purchase in the future. It would be a good idea for someone to come check out the space for a second opinion as I know nothing about electrical work! I'm wanting about 3 wall plugs on each of the two walls (wall with power mains box and opposing wall) and potentially one from...

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Install 2x110mm down lights

Posted 3 weeks ago

I need 2 additional 110mm LED down lights installed, one in the kitchen, the other outside in the soffit near garage. Need to match supplied Photo of existing lights (same inside and outside).

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Fixing some lights

Posted 1 month ago

Hi I want to fix some lights at our house.

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Cold Hot water cylinder

Posted 1 month ago

My hot water cylinder is not heating the water. Cylinder was replaced a few years ago. My plumber says I need an electrician. Ripple ......?/? switch?? or something like that. Urgent job as need warm showers. Was very lukewarm this morning and when turned full on to HOT just a dribble and cold. Brrr

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Installing a Rangehood

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for a qualifies person to assist me in installing a new Rangehood in my kitchen. This is the first Rangehood in the building as the previous years did not require one. This means the job will including installing an appropriate ducting/extraction.

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Gates in the Bay #2

Posted 1 month ago

Hi guys, I've got a sliding gate being made up and require an electrician to hook the two tails at each end of the gate to the motor and intercom. The two tails (Electrical & CAT) mentioned run in a conduit under the driveway and end up inside of the garage on the floor. From here I will need to hook the power cable to the mains (Surface mounted) which is 2.0m above FL. Find attached a mark-up. Thanks Guys!

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Switches, lights, and powerpoints installation

Posted 1 month ago

Hi We are renovating a bedroom and a walk-in wardrobe room. The walls and ceilings of the rooms are to be relined. Related to that we are a couple of electrical related jobs to be done: 1) Install new power points, and switches throughout house. Total of 39 powerpoints and switches to be done. 2) Install for new interior lights. 3) Install a usb socket and get supply from adjacent power point. 4) Remove and isolate power to three lights (two ceiling mounted and one wall mounted) to a...

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New electrical spa connection

Posted 1 month ago

We brought a new spa on the weekend and need an electrical connection fitted. The spa model uses a 15 amp plug and play system. Early days as need to get a concrete pad poured and the spa delivered.

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Light installation

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, we have purchased a new hanging light fixture which needs to have it’s wire connected.

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Electrical repair

Posted 1 day ago

hi there, lights aren't working inside small shop at porirua center. 6 serlby place. was working fine last week but now they wont switch on and the switch at the main board where the fuses are flicks itself off. needing an urgent repair. please and thankyou in advance. miriam ...

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Electrical Inspection/Inspection

Posted 1 month ago

I have 2 properties that need inspections done. One is in Silverstream, Upper Hutt. And the other is in Pukerua bay. The Meters need to be re-sealed as I had to upgrade the switchboards.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 191,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Range hood installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th February 2021

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Durham street new plugs

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

4th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

15 amp Spa plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New electrical spa connection

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Renovation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

28th September 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 3
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Electrical - installing new lights and power point

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install exterior security light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom light/fan/heat

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Eletrical work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Replace Existing Light Switches with New Ones

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Seeking an electrician for 22/12 - Waitangirua

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fuse box upgrade, light fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Shifting a Powerpoint

Work carried out by an employee of the company

11th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cut of power line

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of Ceiling Fans

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New bathroom fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hide electric cable

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th November 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Pendant lights

Work carried out by an employee of the company

29th December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Heat Press Machine Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd December 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Renovation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th November 2020

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.

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Quality Electrical Services

Joined January 2020

​At Quality Electrical Services we are completely dedicated to client satisfaction. All of our team members are punctual and knowledgeable, working hard to provide high-quality services to our clients. ​Covering all Electrical work

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A I Burt Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2020

Hi , we've been wiring new homes and renovating old ones for 35 years, We also do smaller one off jobs as needed. Our company also does Data networking , security alarms, Surround sound / multi room audio ,and Home automation . If your building a new home we can do all your electrical / electronic installation needs all under one roof while dealing with one person. Tony has over 40 years in the...

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DJ Electrical Services Limited

Joined September 2010

Be in the service field for more than 10 years in Wellington, specialised in electrical appliance installation, repair and maintenance, including dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, oven etc. also lighting system, professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. I pride myself on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget. I do the works after hours, in...

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Ginger electrics

Joined January 2021

Hi buildercrackers! 30yr old kiwi registered electrician with over ten years in the business, keen to do your electrical work. This includes solely residential for now. All general electrical installation works for instance Reno’s, New builds, Board upgrades, power points and lighting. Looking forward to working with you.

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M L Electrical

Joined March 2021

Hi I have been in the electrical industry for about 15 years. I mainly specialise in residential but also have a background in commercial and marine. I am very professional and will advise as required and meet customers requirements and deadlines to complete jobs. I pride myself in providing competitive quotes and keeping within budget.

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Banana Electrical

Joined April 2021

I have been working in residential electrical for the past 5 years, everywhere from new builds, renovations, additions, downlights, extractor fans, range hoods, garden lighting and more. I pride myself on safe and tidy workmanship and a positive approachable attitude.

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P R Plumbing & Gas

Joined October 2013

I've been Plumbing and Gasfitting since the 80s. I did my apprenticeship based in Mt. Victoria specialising in domestic maintenance and renovations - some serious challenges with those character homes!. Now based in the Northern Suburbs but working all over the greater Wellington area working with builders and other trades and directly with home owners. We also take on new builds and commerci...

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Raine Electrical Ltd

Joined April 2021

At Raine Electrical we believe completing the job to a high standard as well as ensuring that the client gets what they have asked for is of great importance! We offer services for New builds to Rewires, Alarms, Security cameras, Heat pumps, Marine and much much more

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MakeCo

Joined February 2018

Building and Electrical Company- with ability to take on small to medium renovation and building and electrical projects. Also offering project management services. Small operation that is service focused with high quality work

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Hawk Maintenance Ltd

Joined February 2019

Hi , I’m ranovating old bathroom . Do ceiling and three side wet wall ( hardieglaze) I do small jobs also like change locks ( all types ) New mailbox. Clothesline etc.

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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...

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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

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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; as well as this we do a multitude of civil tasks with some minor construction in the mix too Our Tasks included but are not limited to, - Site Leveling & General Earthworks - Trenching in Pipe and Cable - Trenchless options - Air Knifing, Thrusting, Hydro B...

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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.

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iPower Electrical Services

Joined May 2017

Registered electrician. Located in Porirua. Servicing all Wellington, Porirua, Johnsonville, Newlands, Tawa, Khandallah, Grenada, Peremata, Whitby. Complete rewiring of houses, New Switchboards or upgrading, industrial and commercial work. Very competitive quotes provided for free. Thanks. Nelson iPower Electrical Services.

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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

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V Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2019

When you contact V Electrical, 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 wit...

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M10 Services Limited

Joined January 2019

Good day, We are an expanding company operating in the Wellington region for over 3 years, We manage new builds/ renovations working with a extended team of trusted and proven sub contractors to deliver projects start to completion. The team has a personal investment and do good attitude inside and outside of the work uniforms and hours. Our completed projects have been performance and quality...

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SBurt Electrical

Joined June 2020

Hi, I am a qualified and registered electrician working in the greater Wellington region. I have 10 years of experience in the industry working on residential and commercial jobs. Please consider me for your next project.

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Furniss Electrical

Joined December 2019

Newly qualified Electrician who has been working for the last four years in the electrical trade, I am a positive hard working individual and am available to do most small jobs. Due to being newly qualified, jobs will be quoted at an affordable rate.

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