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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest electricians case studies

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Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he encouraged his daughter to be one of the country’s women in trade.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

A career-driven mom shares with us how she used Builderscrack by outsourcing housework so she could focus on the important stuff.

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

An electric car charge port installed in a garage is our 300,000th job. Read about a busy doctor’s experience working with a tradie.

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he encouraged his daughter to be one of the country’s women in trade.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

A career-driven mom shares with us how she used Builderscrack by outsourcing housework so she could focus on the important stuff.

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

An electric car charge port installed in a garage is our 300,000th job. Read about a busy doctor’s experience working with a tradie.

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Install more lights

Posted 2 years ago

I require 2 new lights put in the lounge and new lights put into 2x bedrooms . Getting plastering done so need these new lights put ASAP .THANK YOU I haven't included photo as job is in 3 rooms .

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Kitchen reconfiguration

Posted 4 years ago

Reconfiguration of new kitchen requires rewiring/reconfiguration, room will be unlined next weekend, so job could be started from 18/9 onwards. Job includes - rerouting light switches, 10 downlights, double wall oven plug installation (both ends) multiple plugs etc.

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2 wall lights and an overhead

Posted 2 years ago

We have 2 wall lights and a dining hanging light to be wired. Richmond. Thanks

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Heat Transfer unit Installation

Posted 5 months ago

I need a 3 room heat transfer unit installed. I was intending to purchase the Heat transfer unit from Bunnings or Mitre 10. This is the unit I was looking at Heat Trans Pro 3 Room Heat Transfer Kit I would like it done within the next month if possible.

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Donation

Posted 4 years ago

Project for Riding for Disabled Motueka. Need electrical wiring to new container, plus outside lighting. As donation if possible

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Hot water cylinder malfunctinning

Posted 2 years ago

The electric hot water cylinder has suddenly stopped working after having around 20 minutes of hot water this morning. Now water is completely cold. I checked switchboard and switch is "on". I believe this could be either a: - Bad lower element - or a broken dip tube Thanks Fernando

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Install new power point into bathroom.

Posted 2 months ago

Renovating bathroom and would like power point installed. ASAP.

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Electrical Engineer Reg Electrician lifestyle change live remote OFF GRID

Posted 1 year ago

Hello I am hoping that all is going well there and you ! . I SEEK Electrical Engineer or a Registered Electrician I have been offered the installation rights for a importer of SOLAR SYSTEMS so i will share this too, That seeks lifestyle change live remote OFF GRID but 30 MINS to Town opportunity to buy into the Farm we have a NEED made some time? in fine weather; A wood work and metal Workshop with under floor heating & Cafe Building to be made on my free hold land and others in the vall...

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"Eliminate" wall light + new electrical socket

Posted 1 year ago

We are placing a big heavy china cabinet against a wall in the living room, and that will cover one of the wall lights. 1) We want to "eliminate" / "disable" this wall light. The piece of furniture will also cover a double electrical socket. 2) We want to add a new double socket to the adjacent wall.

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Replace 1950's Caravan Switchboard & Electrical Warrant

Posted 1 year ago

We are restoring a small 1950's caravan. It has a fuse wire switchboard which we need updating to a compliant RCD switchboard. We also need the electrical wiring certified (wall/ceiling lining is off) with an electrical warrant of fitness for the caravan. Would like this done soon so we can continue the reno.

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Rangehood /oveninstallation

Posted 1 year ago

we are needing an rangehood installed . A oven wired up and installed and a heated towel rail installed and wired up.

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New double power point installation

Posted 8 months ago

I need an additional double power point installed in my study

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Sleepout upgrade

Posted 6 months ago

No 1. Install 3 extraction fans (1 is above oven, 2 in bathrooms 1 with no roof space above) change outside switch to power outlet, repair switch and install a check meter because want to rent out.

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Electrician required

Posted 9 months ago

1. double socket that is not working 2. insert a power back-up unit into the new gas supply - recommendation on which unit to purchase 3. remove existing lighting in all rooms and replace with downlights (approx 30).

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230v for Tiny House Nelson/Tasman region

Posted 3 years ago

Looking for good sparkie to hook up and sign off 230v system for our new tiny house near Motueka. 9(ish) power sockets and Caravan plug. I haven't purchased cabling or power boxes yet so that could be part of the deal if prices are reasonable. We also need a gas fitter (see other post).

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Just moved in

Posted 2 years ago

A few phone jacks, tv cable, disconnect heater and replace electrical sockets

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Change old downlights to LED lights

Posted 2 years ago

In our lounge, there are 4 downlights ( they are not LED light )and I would like to change them to LED downlights. We might ask the kitchen and hallway area( different type of lighting x4)

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Wiring power points

Posted 5 months ago

3-4 power points that need wiring, and two (same wire) connecting into mains (via roof). wiring already in wall.

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Instal replacement rangehood

Posted 1 month ago

Replace rangehood. Same dimensions as exisiting. Use exisiting exhaust flue. Install only

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Wakefield - Power-points in roof for ventilation units

Posted 2 years ago

Need powerpoint (double jack) installed inside roof for ventilation fan etc to connect to. Roof has reasonably easy access. Hip roof. Existing wiring throughout roof from which the powerpoint can be taken.

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 210,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Replace 1950's Caravan Switchboard & Electrical Warrant

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New double power point installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Instal replacement rangehood

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th October 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wiring power points

Work carried out by an employee of the company

20th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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D & D Electrical

Joined May 2017

Hi, I have been working as an Electrical engineer for past 10 years. I am fully EWRB registered. I mostly specialised in residential and industrial electrical systems. I pride myself providing competitive quotes and completing the job on budget.

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rodkohlhase plumbing ltd

Joined March 2017

Hi there Rod has been self employed for over 25yrs has experience in all aspects of the plumbing trade, specializing in maintenance and alteration work Also new housing and light commercial work

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Payless Electrical

Joined April 2013

Guaranteed Quality Workmanship and craftsmanship, Residential and Commercial Master Electrician Nelson, FREE QUOTES call ... or ... . www. ... .nz No Call out charges or travel costs $55 per hour. We provide a registered New Zealand Master Electrician in Nelson with over 17 years in the trade. No job too big or small. Residential Renovation/alteration rewiring, switchboard upgrad...

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Nelson Handyman

Joined November 2020

Nelson Handyman provides expert maintenance services for homes and commercial properties in the wider Nelson/ Tasman region. We tackle any task from General Building Works (decks, fences, renovations, GIB) to Painting, Furniture Assembly, house water blasting and more.We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quote...

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HomeTech Solatube

Joined April 2011

HomeTech has been providing and installing home improvement products to New Zealanders since 1992 and has more than 70,000 customers across the country. From Kaitaia to Bluff, HomeTech’s nationwide network of credited installers and contractors install daylighting, condensation control, ventilation, heating/cooling, skylights / roof windows, hard wired fire alarms and attic stair solutions. Hom...

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Kiwipure Ltd

Joined May 2013

We design and sell water treatment systems for households, rural applications and up to medium sized commercial businesses. Our district is the whole of New Zealand as we can arrange plumbers to install anywhere in New Zealand

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Handyman and Electrical Services

Joined August 2010

My business offers the Nelson Tasman region general handyman and electrical repair services for home, business, motorhome or caravan. I am a registered electrician who spent 30 years as an electrical fitter working on the Nelson City electricity network. I will install/repair your electrical appliances and equipment or carry out any general maintenance work you require for home, business...

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Electronic Resources NZ Ltd

Joined April 2013

We are specialised to service needs for: COMPUTERS: Computer repairs - All Makes & Models. Virus/Spyware Detection & Removal, Custom Built Computer, Data Recovery & Back up, Broadband installations (wire or wireless), Laptop LCD panel replacement, Laptop DC power Jack repair, system login unlock. SOLAR ENERGY: Solar panels, Solar controller/charger, Solar PV cable, Solar power D.I.Y....

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Hickey Electrical

Joined July 2020

All things Electrical! Commercial & Residential Renovations, Servicing, New Builds, Solar, Ev Charge points, Healthy Homes. Whatever your needs, we can do it! Reasonable rates and will travel for larger projects throughout the South Island.

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Up Ease LTD

Joined March 2011

Here at Up Ease we have over 15 years experience providing access solutions for residential and commercial properties. Specialising in all forms of vertical access we also provide Dumb waiter's chairlifts for stairs, frieght lifts, hospital bed lifts,passenger lifts,Maintenance/service and car park solutions. As well as elevators we can undertake onsite engineering, demolition and removal wor...

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Ground Source Limited

Joined May 2009

We provide high efficiency ground source heating and cooling solutions New Zealand wide through our installer/dealers. We are the NZ agents for WaterFurnace products. Ground Source systems are extremely well suited to commercial applications such as hotels, motels, schools, offices and factories, as well as domestic homes. We can provide a high efficiency eco-friendly ground source solution to...

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