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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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 r

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Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

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

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

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

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

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

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Need a sparky ASAP to install a new aerial.

Posted 2 months ago

Need a new aerial wiring installed for sky tv. As current wall does not have one and needs one new installed please need someone ASAP!

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New switch board installation

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi was looking for quotes for installation of a new switchboard in a sleepout. Thanks

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Electrical works

Posted 2 months ago

Install 8 downlights in the main living area Repair loose power point Install a new oven Install pending lights in the dining area

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Waimauku House

Posted 1 month ago

I am needing an electrician to check out the dishwasher and the Light in the Bathroom. All electrical is not even a year old, so I don't expect it to be much of a problem, but need someone to have a look at it and fix it for my new tenants. If you are well priced and reliable, we will have other work required for another house this year.

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Kitchen lights

Posted 2 months ago

Lights keep shorting in stairwell and kitchen

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Bathroom fan

Posted 2 months ago

I want an bathroom fan wiring up to a switch. It’s already installed just needs wiring up.

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New Kitchen layout

Posted 3 months ago

1. To combine 2 light switches and move dimmer switch to new location 2. To provide and install a new pantry cupboard light and switch 3. To move and install 4 new 10 amp power sockets 4. To upgrade an existing 15 amp power socket 5. To provide under bench sockets for a waste disposal unit and a dishwasher Existing cupboards have been removed and Gib has been stripped off walls. Targeting electrical rewiring in next 2 to 3 weeks ie before 28 May 2019.

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Relocatable House - Connect Electricity

Posted 2 weeks ago

Connect newly relocated house for electricity and provide PS4 for work completed.

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Bathroom extractor fan installation

Posted 2 months ago

Supply and install an extractor fan in the bathroom

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Power Point installation

Posted 3 months ago

Hi there, I require a few new power points installed in my house, including one for the drier. House is based in Huapai/Kumeu. Thank you

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Brian Reed - Air Vents

Posted 2 weeks ago

Bath room on first floor of house requires extractor fan in glass window pane or wall (brick veneer) or ceiling & eves. Downstairs laundry and separate bathroom each require extractor fan through window pane (concrete block wall construction not practical to penetrate). Probably connected to power via the light switch or other source and have its own on/off switch at the unit. Mid-range capacity and specification for fan units. The work is required fairly urgently (within a couple of weeks)

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Installing extractor fans and cooking hobb.

Posted 2 months ago

Installing an extractor fan in a bath room. Installing an extractor fan in the kitchen. Advising, repairing/installing a new cooking hobb in the kitchen.

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TD MacKenzie

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi I don't have a picture of the house, which is kinda useless anyhow, so here is one of the cat in the lounge... :) I would like a registered electrician that is knowledgeable on USB/Power Points, managing the best way to use/install power points where a plug may overlap the second plug space effectively rendering it useless. We have a number of plugs we need put in approx 5-6 and we would want a USB in all of them most likely depending on the price. Would like to cost up changing the li...

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New lights installation job @ Four Seasons Motel Orewa

Posted 1 day ago

Hello, I'm looking for a reliable electrician to install new lights for the four seasons motel and I'm expecting a low-cost supplier as well. Please contact me for more details. ... - Charith

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Range hood installation

Posted 3 weeks ago

I require a free standing type range hood to be installed in the kitchen. Also need an extractor fan installed in the bathroom. If you’d also supply /purchase the range hood and extractor fan would be appreciated.

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Oven wiring

Posted 1 month ago

Need oven to be installed, original wiring still there just need to be able to plug a oven in

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F&P Rangehood lights not working

Posted 1 month ago

Replaced bulbs, still not working.

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A few electrical repairs

Posted 2 months ago

Fix a light switch, switch and/or electricals for two light and a faulty plug socket (doesn’t line up) Cheers

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Maygrove Electrical

Posted 1 month ago

Electrical works for two bathrooms. Total strip out back to to the frames by the builder. Disconnect Prewire Fit off Provide COC Bathroom 1, Supply and install: 1 x Double Powerpoint 3 x LED downlights 1 x Heat/light/ Extractor combo 1 x Heated Towel rail, wire and install (Supplied by us). 1 x new switches Ensuite, Supply and install: 1 x Double Powerpoint 3 x LED downlights 1 x Heat/light/ Extractor combo (include ducting and external drilling (Cedar Weatherboard) 1 x...

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Sharde Smith

Posted 1 month ago

Supply and install a bathroom extractor fan ASAP. Located in Kumeu, Auckland

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 141,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Install power point, phone jack and light fitting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th November 2018

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Kitchen lights

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31st July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
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 5

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

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10th January 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Require a quote to replace a flickering light in ur kitchen

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26th July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

New points & oven relocation


6th August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
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 5

Villa Downlights and outdoor lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th May 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

10 amp Power Socket to be installed on Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

31st October 2017

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrician

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

outdoor lights and plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th April 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Move power plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

WASTE DISPOSAL BUTTON NEEDS TO BE FIXED ASAP!!

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

new switchboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th September 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Spa 15Amp plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th May 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installing new security lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sensor Light Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Office Lights

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30th July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

ELECTRICAL WORK

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th March 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power to workshop please

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th January 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Tarting the House Up for Selling

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th December 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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Maintain To Profit Auckland CBD

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 over 20 years 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 standard....

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Galaxy Electrical Ltd

Joined August 2019

Galaxy Electrical is owned and operated by Tom, a local registered electrician, based on the North Shore. I offer a range of electrical services to domestic and commercial clients in the Auckland region. With 13 years experience, I take pride in providing a prompt, friendly, and reliable service. I use high quality parts and fittings on every job to ensure a seamless experience for the client. If...

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Pinder Electrical

Joined November 2016

Hi, I'm an electrician who has over 25 years experience in many aspects of electrical work, I have also been installing heatpumps as well for the last 10 years. I aim to provide customer satisfaction at a reasonable price using quality materials.

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Eleco Electrical

Joined January 2018

We are a small owner operated company with experience in the commercial,domestic and industrial fields, we currently have a fully qualified electrical inspector and a heat pump tech on board. We can provide competitive (or even beat written) quotes. We do any size job and are available 24/7.

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The Wet Sparky

Joined June 2019

The Wet Sparky is an ambitious electrical service company, aimed to provide our customers with cost effective solutions and years of industry gained experience. Our slogan says it all, Better installation, Better Operation, Better Control. Our vision is to fully understand customer needs and exceed their expectations, delivering increased profitability through design and innovation. We believ...

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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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JS Electric

Joined June 2019

Hi! I am a registered Electrician with a wide variety of experience, from industrial to commercial to residential... simply put if I am chasing your job it means I can do it! - Trying hard for a fast response - Competitive pricing , will work around budget - Quality workmanship

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Spark Pro Electrical

Joined May 2018

At SparkPro Electrical, we understand that every project is different. From small renovations to large scale builds, there are many details to consider. As a small company, we take pride in our ability to tailor our approach to each project and work closely with clients to surpass their expectations. We are committed to maintaining excellent quality of service, time management and reliability wh...

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A Class Electrical Ltd

Joined February 2019

Registered electrician. 10+ years experience. High quality, competitive pricing. For all your electrical requirements. 24/7. No job too big or small. Call - 0800 4AC ELEC

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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...

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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.

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Fridgy L T D

Joined March 2017

Hi! I have been working in the refrigeration and hvac/heat pump trade for around 7 years and am trade qualified. I am very tidy with a lot of attention to detail whilst also completing the work on time. I can repair/maintain/install/design most refrigeration (domestic and commercial) along with any Air conditioning, heating and ventilation equipment. Please feel free to contact me and I will try...

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Trust Electrical Servieces

Joined October 2016

We Provide top quality work, on residential, commercial, renovation and electrical inspection with registered electrician. Use the best quality materials. Treat your home and business with respect.

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Orient electrical Ltd

Joined October 2016

Hi, we have been in electrical industry for 10 years . While we specialise in new projects we also do renovations and add ons as you require . We take pride in our work and work hard to meet our deadlines with affordable prices . ( No EXtra charge on weekends )

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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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Sika Services

Joined December 2016

Hi there, We are a maintenance company located in central Auckland We provide quality workmanship for a fair price. No job is too small for us and we take pride in knowing our services are done on time and to budget Cheers Sika Services

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Baps Electrical Ltd

Joined August 2014

From our base on the Auckland's North Shore, we've applied our expertise and knowledge to deliver one of best services in a highly competitive market Auckland wide. Our services include :- Electrical Switchboard Upgrade, Heatpump installation including ducted and multi-split systems, Major appliance repair for all brands of heatpumps, fridge/freezer,...

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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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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...

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pro wire

Joined December 2010

Hi we have been working in auckland for 16 yrs ,and we have been doing jobs from new homes full renovations ,to the smallest jobs ,we pride ourselves on punctuality, and 100% customer satisfaction ,we always clean up after ourselves and offer helpful advice and ,no obligation free quotes ,our prices are always competitive .

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