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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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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to trust ? We take a closer look... Tradespeople Accreditations There are 10 common tradespeople accreditation to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering

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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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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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Tips for Heating Your Home in Winter

Posted 07/05/13

As temperatures start to fall and household prices continue to rise, the need to stay warm without increasing your bills has never been stronger. Heating your home on a budget has never been greater! We've got some helpful suggestions for you to minimise your energy usage and keep warm this winter.

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Security Service & Alarm Installers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A security service or alarm installers will be able to advise and install the best security system for your property or anything else you want to protect. Some systems are composed of a simple alarm that sounds when an entry point is breached, while others include monitoring centres where

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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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Latest electricians case studies

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

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

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 "extr

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

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 "extr

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Mains cabling required for new section

Posted 3 months ago

Hi there, we require some mains cabling work on our land to subdivide a 5 acre section. We need a quote to install mains from pillar to the new site. A site visit would be necessary for this and we would like to move ASAP as the driveway is formed and we are ready for the cable to be laid now. Please call Vaughan on ... asap to arrange, thanks.

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2 wall plugs not working

Posted 3 weeks ago

Wall plugs allocated to dishwasher and wastewater are not working. Appliances work on other plugs

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Data Cabling and Security System

Posted 1 week ago

At the moment we have fibre wifi throughout the house – but I am looking for the following installation (although happy to take advice on this…): 1 x smart router 2 (or 3) long rage wireless access points 1 x 16 port switch for the hub 1 x 8 port switch for the lounge Change telephone points to data points Also – we currently have a security system that was installed with the house. I am just looking to perhaps change the hard drive unit to something that can connect to our mobile dev...

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Add powerpoints in garage for powertool battery chargers and vacuum cleaners.

Posted 1 month ago

Would like to get job done this week whilst still at home.

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Outdoor power point for garden pond pump

Posted 3 weeks ago

Looking for a good price on putting in a powe point in the corner of the garden and a couple other small jobs are possible too. I’d say it’s at least 15metres between house and pond.

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Power points and fans

Posted 2 months ago

Install 9 double power points through 2 bedroom unit and assemble and Install 2 fans with remote controls in bedrooms

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Install power point, phone jack and light fitting

Posted 3 months ago

1. Installation of a new power point 2. moving of a phone jack (cable needs lengthening). 3. Installation of light fitting for an led bulb Want it done asap.

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Wind turbine not generating

Posted 3 months ago

Stopped generating believe brushes are broken

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Move power plug

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi there, I need to move a double plug a meter and get another plug fixed. It got bumped when I removed gib and stopped working. I was hoping to get gib back up today so is there anyone who can come and do this quick job today? Cheers

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Abbas #2

Posted 1 day ago

We need a plumber to do our plumbing at our house which includes repairs and maybe some new plumbing as well.

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Light circuit blown

Posted 3 weeks ago

The circuit to my lights - living/dining/bedroom are all on one circuit that has blown - need someone to come check what the fault is & depending on the severity fix

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Wire new minor unit

Posted 3 months ago

New 65m2 + garage minor unit in Wellsford Need electrical wire out (price first) Roof just on. Nothing tricky.

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Light and range-hood repair

Posted 24 seconds ago

I have a light and kitchen range hood that both don't work. Looking to get them fixed asap. In Millwater.

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Quick Job before the break!

Posted 2 months ago

We have x3 outdoor light fittings and 2 ceiling lamps that need to be replaced we new ones we bought. There is also a ceiling led light that is faulty that can be check. We need it done before Friday and happy to do it after hours.

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Power outage

Posted 1 month ago

Power out at home. Not general power failure. Checked box and nothing has tripped.

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Abbas

Posted 1 day ago

I am doing renovation in our house and need an electrician to move some wall plugs and exchange old switch board with anew one and lighting fixing.

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Separation of Electrical supply

Posted 1 month ago

A common power supply to two adjoining dwellings needs to be separated. Location Snells Beach, Warkworth.

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Wire in outdoor plug and fit off driveway lights

Posted 2 months ago

We have power to a centre island and we just need a plug hooked up so we can get a fountain running, also wiring down driveway needs 12 lights hooked up.

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Lights in small room

Posted 1 month ago

We have put up a wall/room in our garage and would like 2 lights and 2 plugs put in. This urgently needs to be done this week, or next. Anyone free to help??

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Tarting the House Up for Selling

Posted 2 months ago

I have 5 light fixtures that need to be replaced. Lights have been purchased. Just need a handy electrician to install for me.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 128,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

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7th June 2018

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outdoor lights and plug

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29th April 2018

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 5
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Install power point, phone jack and light fitting

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15th November 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Makarau elec

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2nd October 2017

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

new switchboard

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8th July 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Spa 15Amp plug

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27th May 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

10 amp Power Socket to be installed on Deck

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31st October 2017

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 5
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 5
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 5

New points & oven relocation


6th August 2018

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 5
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Require a quote to replace a flickering light in ur kitchen

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26th July 2018

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 5
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 5
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Villa Downlights and outdoor lights

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24th May 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5

WASTE DISPOSAL BUTTON NEEDS TO BE FIXED ASAP!!

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13th June 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Move power plug

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6th February 2019

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 5
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Sensor Light Replacement

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21st October 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5

Office Lights

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30th July 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5

Kitchen Extractor fan install & ducting to outside, poss one downlight & catdoor

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11th September 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

ELECTRICAL WORK

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18th March 2018

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 4
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 5
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Tarting the House Up for Selling

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14th December 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Power to workshop please

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19th January 2018

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 5
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Garage wiring

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23rd September 2017

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Add powerpoints in garage for powertool battery chargers and vacuum cleaners.

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10th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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FMH Electrix Ltd

Joined April 2018

Our company are: - Registered Master Electrician ( electrical contractors association nz) - Site safe member - IQP( independent qualified person) Auckland council - Ministery of justic( security licensed) - accredited Mistubishi installer - accredited fujitsu installer. We do Domestic, commercial & industrial job.

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Volta Electrical

Joined November 2016

Powered by passionate electrical professionals, with over 13years experience, Volta has you sorted- whether the job is big or small, whether you're building a new home, renovating an old one, or require electrical services on a commercial site. Call us today for a FREE detailed estimate.

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Dragon Maintenance Ltd

Joined September 2013

Hi, my name is Jason and part of a family run business from Wales in the UK. I have 20+ years experience in the Building & Construction Industry. Qualified as an Electrician and Joiner with experience in other trade backgrounds. Now living in New Zealand we are continuing to provide a high quality service in Building, Renovation, Installation, Preventative Maintenance & General Maintenance, Ind...

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Brady Electrical

Joined October 2018

Brady Electrical has been working in the electrical industry for 4 years now and owner Matt has more than 10 years experience in the industry. Services offered: Residential -Renovation's -New Home Electrical -Maintenance Commercial & industrial -New Buildings -Apartments -Factories Solar Residential We offer our Residential customers with homes and apartments a quality service to upgrade...

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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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Hunter construct and connect LTD

Joined October 2017

All electrical work - hot water elements, re-wiring , small repairs , lighting upgrades , switchboard upgrades. Building work - Fencing and decks , renovations and repairs.

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Shocked Electrical

Joined October 2018

We are an electrical team with a keen interest in modern design and technology. We like to make your house functional, but also add some “wow” factor. Home automation, wireless audio systems and modern security are just a few of the things we love to do. Of course we still love a good fault finding mission and any repairs or maintenance you might need help with! Get in touch and let us know what y...

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Watts out ? Electrical Limited

Joined October 2018

Hi , We are a start-up company packing a vast amount of experience ranging from high end homes through to factory work. No job too big or too small . We pride ourselves on being on time every time and doing work to the highest standard possible.

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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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Lister Electrical

Joined July 2017

I have been in the trade for 30 years ,i am fast ,affordable, thorough and "on time" and believe in a good work ethic and professionalism free quotes and free advise on the phone if needed

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Hire a handyman

Joined August 2015

Hi, I have been running this maintenance company for the past 4 years where all around Auckland. I always provided a great job to keep my clients satisfied and loyal.

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Kiwi Facilities Maintenance

Joined November 2017

Hi we are a maintenance company consist of multi trade - Builders , Plumbers, Electrician and Electrical Inspectors with 20 years of experience. We do all job small or big with very competitive cost. We are very professional and work to meet deadlines for project completion to high standard. We pride ourselves on providing very competitive quote and then completing jobs on budget with workmansh...

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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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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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Dr.Sparky Electrical Services

Joined October 2018

Dr Sparky Electrical are registered electricians based in West Auckland. We can do your residential, commercial & industrial and food equipment electrical repairs and installations. We specialise in all brands of food equipment repairs for restaurants, cafes and food outlets including supermarkets. We provide emergency services 24/7 so feel free to contact Todd if you can't get anyone else. We...

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Air Concepts Service

Joined October 2010

Hi, I have been in the air conditioning industry 23 years installing, maintaining and repairing all types of air conditioning, heat pumps and ventilation systems. All jobs are done to a high standard with a code of compliance for electrical work. We work with all domestic and commercial systems and can provide IQP.Thanks

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Oryx Ltd

Joined November 2009

I am a Registered Electrician with 20 years experience across a wide range of Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electrical Services including residential home renovations, rewiring and from the plan new houses. As well as being electricians, Oryx Electrical is an Accredited Heat Pump, and a Preferred Smart Vent and Home Ventilation Systems Installer. We also install both heating and cooling d...

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Salvadors Electrical Limited

Joined July 2017

Registered Electrician - Experienced - Conscientious - Neat Does all kinds of electrical wiring: new home electrical wiring, electrical renovation; rewire, switch board upgrade, power points, safety switches, lightings, LED downlights, outdoor lights, security lights, lighting maintenance, emergency exit lightings, aircon and heatpumps installation, maintenance and repair, central heating and...

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Handyman Services

Joined May 2017

General Repairs, Builds and maintenance around your home as well as Waterproofing. We have a range of professionals from Builders, Plumbers, Electricians, Landscapers and Handyman to provide you a complete solution for your Home, Property or Business. Get in touch with us for a speedy response and a competitive rate. Let the professionals take care of you!

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Electrical Excellence ltd

Joined May 2010

Here at Electrical Excellence we pride ourselves in the service we provide, the quality of workmanship and value for money. We have 20 years experience in electrical work from small repair jobs to full house fitouts.Kitchens,bathrooms and renovations are our speciality.

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