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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 "

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

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 "

Recent jobs posted

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

Sauna

Posted 2 weeks ago

we build up a sauna, sauna heather and in-outside lights have to be re-connected incl. in power box.

Read more

Change street lamp

Posted 2 months ago

I need an outdoor Streep lamp changed ,I manage a Body Corp in Albany , height is about 12 ft high

Read more

Rangehood installation

Posted 4 days ago

Power point there - needing someone to install extractor fan which I have had for some time. Photos are of actual item and the other shows where it is to be installed. Prefer it to be ducted if possible but equally happy for reticulation if need be. I have no idea on costs so please quote as you see fit. Happy to provide more info.

Read more

Electric

Posted 1 month ago

job for putting up chandalier just replace what is already there in void area, replace 3 lights in kitchen, replace small chadalier, put 2 side lights in bedroom, pluf for spa, plug for sauna, plug for heated swimming pool, power to 4 electric heaters and 2 tvs

Read more

Power board replacement Silverdale

Posted 1 month ago

Power board needs to be replaced in an older home. The existing old style power board has a combination of fuses and newer circuit breakers . The last time an electrician worked on it we were recommended to have the board replaced with a new one.

Read more

External 15A Spa Powerpoint Instal

Posted 1 month ago

Need Weatherproof outside PowerPoint Wired in place and appropriate 16A RCD Circuit Breaker Installed at Mains Switchboard. 4mm Wire has already been run for ease of job. Wire and Conduit all ready installed. Request quote on following: 1. Double power socket - one to recieve Spa plug big earth pin type and a secondary socket to take normal plug eg. Waterblaster, beer fridge. 2. 16A RCD Circuit Breaker. 3. And overall quote for job with certificate. 4. Job needs to be completed by 15th...

Read more

Upgrading to LED downlights

Posted 2 months ago

Looking at the cost for replacing existing down lights in my home with LED down lights. Standard 3 bedroom brick and tile home in Orewa, there are 28 lights and the existing ones are in 100mm hole. Options on good quality and best quality would be appreciated, thanks

Read more

External Power to Pumphouse

Posted 2 months ago

We have an issue with the power to our bore pump. Are very flexible around timing as currently working from home.

Read more

Installing ceiling fans

Posted 2 months ago

Looking for two bathroom extractor fans to be installed small ones in at present just want bigger new ones with heat lamps

Read more

Installing mains

Posted 1 month ago

Howdy, after a company to run mains lines to our building site. Will need power poles maybe subject to your advice. Mains already run to a transformer but need to extend this. Thanks

Read more

Moving Power Points

Posted 2 months ago

I have 3 powerpoints in 2 rooms that are roughly half way up the wall that I want moved closer to the floor. Location in the room to stay the same, just move down. Currently at 1150mm high.

Read more

Power plug repair plus new one

Posted 3 days ago

Need a power plug repaired which stopped working and installation of a new one. Also need a wall light fitting changed to a new one.

Read more

Induction cooktop installation

Posted 5 days ago

To install an induction cooktop - counter mounted ... V 50Hz. Replaces gas cooktop Have junction box used for electric ovens

Read more

Wire up living room and ensuite

Posted 1 month ago

Hello, I need the following electrical services in a new extension to house, including 16m2 living room and 6m2 bathroom: - install 6 LED lights, - install 5 wall outlets, - install instant water heater, - install bathroom LED lights and ceiling fan, - install 2 light switches, - install underfloor electrical heating in bathroom, - rewire existing or add new switchboard. Please quote time and labor. All hardware and most materials are provided.

Read more

New light fixture

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there- looking for someone to fit a new rose, cord & shade- very high ceiling.

Read more

Bathroom new exhaust fan

Posted 1 month ago

Please install a fan in the bathroom ceiling and wire it so that when you turn the light in, the fan will come on. Quiet fan required

Read more

Hot water timer and temp gauge

Posted 1 month ago

We have two hot water tanks which we would like fitted with timers and to be able to lower the max temperature of.

Read more

3 Phase Powerpoint and extend Spa pool lead to use new powerpoint

Posted 5 days ago

We have an existing external power point that we want converted to 3 phase for our spa pool. We also will need the existing spa pool lead to be extended by a few meters to reach the power point.

Read more

Hot water Cylinder

Posted 3 weeks ago

Not sure if it is a plumbing or an Electrician job The issue i have is there is a lot of water that keeps dripping off the hot water pressure pipe over the roof. Need some fix (hopefully not expensive) on how to stop that without reducing the water pressure in the house.

Read more

Trenching Power & Phone Connection

Posted 5 days ago

Looking for a price to trench and install single phase power and phone line for a new build approx length 250m

Read more

Recent electricians reviews

With over 166,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Electrical Repairs and Maintenance

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 wall plugs not working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hardwire in extractor fan plug in kitchen

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Relocate broadband moderm/ install wall mount 70" tv

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

4th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Oven install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Underground cable

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Move power plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

replace a new one

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hot points

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electric gate wiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing new security lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Maygrove Electrical

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install power point, phone jack and light fitting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wall power sockets and lights do not work.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

relocate water pump and replace lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Change street lamp

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Coopers Constant Hotwater

Work carried out by an employee of the company

5th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Tarting the House Up for Selling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th December 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Electricians in Rodney

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.

V

Vine Electrical

Joined July 2020

Qualified and registered Electrician's with over 10 years experience. Located on the North Shore, Auckland based. A friendly crowd you can trust. No job too small. You wont be disappointed on price and quality. Check us out on: vineelectrical.co.nz Facebook: www.facebook.com/Vineelectrical/ Instagram: vine_electrical_ltd

Read more
S

Safe N Sound Audio Visual

Joined January 2015

Safe N Sound Audio Visual is an electrical company, which specialises in home automation, audio visual and network solutions. We are based in West Auckland and have been operating for 6 years. Therefore our experience and expertise will ensure you are left with a system that combines quality, innovation and practicality. If you're looking for qualified electricians, we can manage your electric...

Read more
J

jlp construction

Joined June 2020

move from usa to nz in 2009 were i did have a construction company...now here in nz i work as a site manager for a well know construction company...i can do anything excluding plumbing and electrical

Read more
T

TecHome

Joined February 2019

Here at TecHome we integrate technology into homes, offices and workplaces. We focus on the ever growing market of tech in homes, easier use of tech, the cleaner finish of home electronics, providing a healthy air flow environment and home security that puts you in control. We are constantly adapting with future home requirements. We work closely with partnered electrical workers when required...

Read more
B

Bright Kiwi Electrical Services

Joined July 2020

Auckland wide services within the residential, commercial and industrial environment. We provide you with specialized solutions to all your electrical needs. We are registered electricians who take pride in our profession and look after our clients.

Read more
A

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.

Read more
T

TDS Security Limited

Joined February 2017

TDS Security offers free security advice on all brands of residential and commercial security systems, alarm and monitoring quotes, servicing & installation / Phone-Data Networks / Intercoms / Access Control/CCTV Systems/Smoke Detection. Licenced Private Security Personnel Licencing Authority 16-032237.

Read more
M

Multi Technologies Limited

Joined October 2019

We have been providing telecommunications and data, internet sevices, wifi access points, security alarms and CCTVs installations , maintenance and upgrades in Auckland for 10 years. We provide professional advice and maintenance. We provide free no obligation quotes. No job too big. No job too small.

Read more
L

Licence To Wire

Joined September 2013

We are an Auckland based company that specialise in the residential & commercial market. We offer services from renovations, bathrooms, kitchens, re-wires, new builds, property management, shop fit-outs & general maintenance. No job is too small. Our main aim is to make the entire build/renovation process as stress free as possible for all our clients. We are very customer focused & can p...

Read more
S

Salvadors Electrical Limited

Joined July 2017

Registered Electrician - Experienced - Conscientious - Neat AWARDED - "Top-Rated Tradie 2019" by Builderscrack last 5 July 2019 Residential/Commercial/Industrial • electrical wiring • rewire • switch board upgrade • power points, safety switches, lightings • LED downlights, outdoor lights, security lights • Heatpump installation • Centralised Airconditioning and Heating • Ele...

Read more
H

Heating and Cooling and Electrical Solutions

Joined September 2019

Heat Pumps are perfect for winter warmth & summer cooling - all at the touch of a button. Heat pumps are highly regarded as the most energy efficient form of electric heating for NZ homes and can provide summer cooling for less than $1 a day. Heating and cooling solutions can assist with the highest standards of correct sizing, advice and installation for air conditioning and heat pumps in the...

Read more
K

KS Electrical

Joined June 2019

KS Electrical is your one stop shop that specializes in residential and small scale commercial electrical service work. This means that we can provide more personable service to you, catering more easily to your needs and timetable. With experience from new kitchen installations to full house rewires, KS Electrical has the ability to fulfill your electrical needs. Providing punctual and profession...

Read more
M

Modern electrical solutions ltd

Joined June 2012

Modern electrical solutions ltd trading as Mr Power ,provides 24hour/7days service Auckland wide.Our work details includes the following services : •24/7 Breakdowns,power failure,maintenance & repairs,installation & rewiring,stoves& water heaters,insurance & WINZ quotes,communications & data ,appliance repairs,security alarms,air conditioning ,refrigeration & heat pumps,swimming pools& spa,caravan...

Read more
B

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...

Read more
S

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...

Read more
B

Black Box Electrical Engineering

Joined June 2016

Black Box Electrical Engineering Licensed Electrical Engineering Services Design, Problem Solving and Installation for Homes, Motorhomes and Connectables. We are a north island based mobile business who travel to your home, tiny house or caravan etc to help facilitate your design, solve your electrical problems and complete electrical installation work.

Read more
B

Big Spark Electrical Limited

Joined August 2019

Hi I’m Shay from Big Spark Electrical + Heat Pumps, I am a reliable and friendly electrician, offering prompt Auckland wide service with a fast turnaround and high-quality workmanship. I take pride in turning up on time, every time. With over 10 years experience and great knowledge of the construction industry and property maintenance, I can ensure your project runs smoothly.

Read more
S

Solo

Joined June 2019

Hi, been an electrician for 15 years. From residential to commercial, some industrial jobs. From rewiring to newly wiring jobs. Home appliances works. Very professional and high standards work. Electrical advice. Work to budget with a know how can do attitude.

Read more
A

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...

Read more
P

Pulse electrical & communication services ltd

Joined August 2017

Welcome to Pulse Electrical, we are professional electrical contractors with over 10 years experience in providing a comprehensive range of electrical services in and around the Auckland area. The key to our success is our commitment to every individual, family, and company that uses our services, whether it’s planning, procurement, design, review, implementation, or maintenance, we have the exper...

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