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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 "

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

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

Installation of a outdoor 15 amp power point.

Posted 4 weeks ago

We have just brought a spa pool and need a 15 amp outdoor power point installed including required safety features. Spa pool is situated directly on the opposite side of the house to where the switch board is located. It is 7.5m from switch board to outer door and then we have a deck which is 4.5m wide between outer door and spa pool. Spa pool is on ground beside deck.

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Ceiling fan - control switch getting hot on settings 1 and 3

Posted 3 months ago

Tenanted property on Ngongotaha Rd, 3 bedroom home, ceiling fan control switch getting hot on fan speeds 1 and 3, please investigate and repair, also please inspect and repair/replace any switches and outlets that are faulty.

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Upgrade Double outdoor socket to 15A

Posted 3 months ago

We have existing 10A double PDL socket, and need to get this upgraded to 15A for a spa pool.

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Hot piont

Posted 4 weeks ago

Hot point for wall heater

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INSTALLATION120

Posted 3 months ago

Need extractor fan and splashback installed.Closest vent will be through roofI have purchased Extractor Fan and Splashback already.

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Connect Ceiling Light Fitting

Posted 3 weeks ago

Connect wiring for a new ceiling light to existing light switch. To be completed ASAP. Wiring along beam to open cavity above cupboards.

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Bathroom Extractor Fan for Rental Property

Posted 2 months ago

We need a bathroom extractor fan installed in a rental property to comply with the Healthy Homes Standard. We would need this to be completed before 26 April 2021.

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Lights shades and power points to be connected

Posted 3 days ago

2x lamp shades to be connected, 2x power points added/connected to island bench Check bathroom fan, and change/update 1 other power point

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15amp power point installed

Posted 4 weeks ago

We need a 15 amp power point installed. We have recently purchased a spa pool that runs off a 15amp plug. We have an 10amp outdoor plug under the house 10 m away from where we have set up spa.

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Electrician require to prewire

Posted 1 month ago

Looking for an electrician to Pre wire for new oven, hob and range hood, preferably someone who can do this as soon as possible. Thanks!

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Hapeta

Posted 1 week ago

We have a large older model large nite store heater in our house which is not working. It was working fine last winter and was last used about February when we finally managed to turn it off.

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Bathroom extraction fan for rental property

Posted 3 months ago

I need a bathroom extraction fan for a rental property that will comply with healthy homes standard for 2021 .

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Kitchen rangehood installation 600mm

Posted 2 months ago

Looking for a reliable and reasonable electrician to remove a current rangehood and install a new one with external vent.

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Extraction fan for bathroom and kitchen

Posted 1 week ago

Fit extraction fan for 2 bathrooms and a kitchen

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Repair (or Replace) Bathroom Extraction Fan

Posted 1 week ago

Still makes a noise when turned on but doesn't seem to be doing anything. Seems pretty ancient so might be a replacement job.

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Need a COI to switch electricity back on

Posted 3 months ago

I Need a electrician to come do a inspection at my property far COI to switch electricity back on property.

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Replace heating element for hot water cylinder

Posted 1 week ago

Rheem Low Pressure system, 135 ltr cylinder. Type:... It's element need to be replaced as water is not getting heated

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Replace old stove ceiling fan with stronger one

Posted 1 month ago

Install new bigger stronger fan above stove.ductless version

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Replace Fuse Blocks with Push Button Circuit Breakers

Posted 1 week ago

Want to replace the fuse blocks with push button circuit breakers.

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Replace light fittings in kitchen and dining room

Posted 2 months ago

Remove old light fittings and replace with new light fittings. 5 light fittings in total. I have bought new light fittings which should be delivered by 26th February. I would like this job completed by 5th March.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 193,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

URGENT NEED HOT WATER!!


23rd December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Installation of a outdoor 15 amp power point.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Need power in our garage.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Repair lights and install new security light.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Sparky 101

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th April 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Kitchen Alterations

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ceiling fan - control switch getting hot on settings 1 and 3

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom Extractor Fan for Rental Property

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Upgrade Double outdoor socket to 15A

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace light fittings in kitchen and dining room

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Extractor Fan required 11 Taharangi Street

Work carried out by an employee of the company

21st August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Ur Plumber Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi we’ve been in the Plumbing industry with over 10 years experience in Residential,Commercial, Industrial we are well equipped to under take any job big or small. While we specialise in General Maintenance Plumbing we also do complete full renovations kitchen,bathroom,laundry. Whether upgrading from low to mains pressure Hot water , blocked drain to a roof leak Ur Plumber Ltd has you cove...

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Tytan Electrical

Joined November 2019

Hey there I’ve been an electrician in the bay for the last 10 years and out on my own for 18 months. I work in really well with all other tradies . Have the experience to deal with any electrical issue that you have

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Eds Electrical Ltd

Joined August 2009

We do GENERAL electrical work i.e repairs,maintenence and new installations. No job too big or too small we cater for all. Experience and registered Electricians! We also do Heat Pumps and refrigeration work We provide prompt and reliable service at a reasonable price. Available 24/7 Call us NOW !!!!!!

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The Electrical Department limited

Joined August 2019

Hi, The Electrical Department focuses on high quality workmanship and fast reliable service. Specialising in residential, commercial and maintenance work. We pride ourselves on honesty and transparency when it comes to pricing. Always ready to get your job sorted!

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Gauranga Electrical Services

Joined January 2019

Hi, I am a Registered Electrician and pride in Quality workmanship, no electrical work is too big or to too small. I been in Electrical industry for 18 years .we pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and completing the work on time.

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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.

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Noble Property Solutions

Joined April 2021

Hi, I have 24 years experience in the bathroom industry along with property maintenance/repairs/upgrades. I also provide Healthy Homes assessments and complete any remedial work to achieve compliance. I pride myself on providing a professional and high quality job at a competitive rate.

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L Bishop Electrical

Joined March 2020

Hi, we’re a new and small company. We specialise in new builds, renovations and electrical maintenance. We also install heat pumps, No job is too big or too small. Fast service, competitive rates, Efficient and friendly

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Electrical Solutionz BOP Limited

Joined September 2018

Hi, we are a local electrical company that prides ourselves on doing the job right the first time. We have qualified tradesmen available to do everything from a new plug to a new home, commercial, heating and ventilation.

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ONCORE

Joined November 2020

Hi,we specialise in installation,repair and maintenance business in Bay of Plenty and Rotorua.No job is too big or too small for us.We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget.

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HEST Electrical

Joined March 2021

Hi, we service the entire Bay of Plenty for all your Electrical, Air Conditioning, Data and Security needs. We offer free quotes and pride ourselves on quality, timely and friendly service.

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All Round Electrical Ltd

Joined January 2019

All Round Electrical Ltd offers many aspects of the electrical trade, we are a turn key solution for many home owners and business's giving you a complete solution. We have our own excavators for all underground services including underground thrusting, we are certified to install complete data networks, we registered with Ministry Of Justice to install security and CCTV systems, along with all el...

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Hiko electrical services ltd

Joined August 2019

When you need a reliable electrician Hiko Electrical is your first choice. Over 10 years in the industry and experts in Residential and Commercial installations. Whether you need a light fixed or a quote for electrical plans, Chris and his team are here to help.

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Whakahiko Electrical

Joined April 2021

Whakahiko electrical is a new sole trade company with experience in commercial and domestic buildings. We also have experience in eletrical civil groundworks.

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Scott Taylor Electrical Limited

Joined December 2019

We are a local reliable and friendly service providing high standards of work throughout the electrical industry from Residential to Commercial. There’s not much we don’t install, replace or service to suit your needs.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www. ... .nz

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Bay Electric

Joined January 2019

Hello. I am a registered electrician with 10 years trade experience. Specialising in all areas of domestic, commercial and industrial environments. I am a clean and tidy, hardworking, friendly sparky. There is no job too big or small, I pride myself on working hard in any situation and having good relations with my clients. I like to keep the space clean and be aware of the clients wants, needs an...

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Coastal Home Services

Joined May 2020

Coastal Home Services have a team that you can count on! We are here to help with what ever project or problem you have, we will find a solution. We offer a professional service and take pride our workmanship, value for money! We will take on the jobs others won’t and happy to give advice free of charge, you can count on us!

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Mixed signals ltd

Joined February 2018

Internet connectivity issues resolved. Wifi coverage solutions, point to point wifi support for farms and businesses. Fibre modem upgrades. Residential and commercial data cabling. Tv wall mounting. Concealed AV cabling specialists. ADSL / VDSL connectivity resolved. MATV experts. SKY tv multi room HD modulation or cat6 distribution. HDMI matrix for full home AV. Multi room audio setup. Audio solu...

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Stanley I&E

Joined March 2018

Call me SIE, for all your Industrial Instrumentation & Electrical works. As well as Industrial, commercial & Residential can be catered for if and when required.

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