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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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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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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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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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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

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

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 finding the tim

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 finding the tim

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

Move plugs and install lights

Posted 1 month ago

We need some power points moved for our kitchen renovation, including the oven and the Internet plugs. We would also like an extra plug installed and spotlights installed

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Replace Gang Switches and Powerpoints

Posted 1 month ago

Needing completed by ... Replace : 5 x Gang Switch (1) 2 x Gang Switch (2) 4 x Single Powerpoint (vertical) Labour only Above materials already purchased (see image)

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Bathroom Fans

Posted 1 month ago

I need to have extractor fans installed in 2 bathrooms, there is currently no fans. This is not an urgent job.

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House renovations

Posted 1 month ago

Hi we need some xtra power points fitted in a 1950s house Fridge tv hall way some light fittings fitted Plug moved in bathroom a heat transfer system wired up and ducts fitted drilled in ceilings if possible House has RCD fitted in switch board Hoping to get done before carpet laid On 25th feb

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New plug socket

Posted 1 week ago

Install new plug socket in lounge

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One additional powerpoint needed

Posted 2 weeks ago

We are wanting a two plug powerpoint installed below our bench top in the laundry. It will be directly below another plug that sits above the bench top height so there are wires behind the wall.

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Broken wire in light fitting

Posted 2 months ago

I have a ceiling fan and one of the wires has come out i have tried to re connect but it won't stay in the connection.

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Fans

Posted 1 month ago

Installation of 2 extractor fans

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Bathroom extractor fan fitting

Posted 2 months ago

Needing an extractor fan installing in bathroom. Not urgent but within next 12 weeks if possible.

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Half of house light switches not working

Posted 6 days ago

WE have removed a wall in the house that had a light switch. The light switches was for the dining room light and outside light. Understandably they dont work but what has happened is that the other half of the house (bedrooms, laundry, bathroom ect) dont have light. The plugs still work on that side of the house but the light switches do not. We would also like to have a plug moved about two metres higher up the wall to accommodate TV going on wall. I need an honest fast working electri...

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Extractor fan Bathroom.

Posted 6 days ago

Extractor fan in bathroom works and turns on, but fan does not rotate. Please repair. Job needs to be done in next 1-2 weeks as has been sold but part of settlement agreement. Replace extractor fan if necessary. Repair is preferable. Thanks.

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Power points

Posted 2 months ago

I have a power point that is heavily used and often blows the fuse. I need either a stronger fuse or an extra power point to prevent this happening. Or You may be able to advise a better solution. I need the work done before February 14th. Thank you.

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Ceiling Fan/Light Installation

Posted 2 months ago

Need a new ceiling fan/light installed. Will also requiring earthing as 1970s house. Would like done in next week or so if possible.

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Rewirig & relocating meter & switch box

Posted 3 weeks ago

We need to done whole house rewiring and relocate the meter box to corridor.

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Electric meter relocation

Posted 1 month ago

Need to relocate electric meter box to outside to renovate kitchen.

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Garage hook up

Posted 1 month ago

Hi we already have fibre optics installed in our home but would like to know roughly the cost of connecting it to our garage as an office. From the modem to the garage would be approximately 25 metres. Cheers cheryl

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Wire Spa Pool

Posted 2 months ago

Hi, We need a spa to be wired. There is an electrical outlet already where the spa is so hopefully it's an easy job. Would like it done today if possible... hopeful I know.

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Reattach garage door control to wall

Posted 2 months ago

The button that operates the garage door has come off the wall. Also the remote opener doesn’t work.

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New breaker in Main Panel + two new plug points

Posted 1 month ago

Require two new plug points for a kitchenette wired too an additional new breaker in the mains board

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Looking for a sparkie

Posted 1 week ago

Looking for a reasonably priced sparkie to take a look at my hob.

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Recent electricians reviews

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New outdoor powerpoints required and a sensor light

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18th September 2019

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Elect needed for few small jobs

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10th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

15amp outdoor socket installation

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28th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

upgrade external power socket to 15amp

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20th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Change downlights to LED

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1st December 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

No hot water

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15th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Power Outlets

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20th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ceiling Fan/Light Installation

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29th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Om room electrical work

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16th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 4
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 4

Fix ceiling light

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10th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

New wiring for Induction hob and oven plus various

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th November 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Electrical connection for the swimming pool pump

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22nd September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 4

Lounge down lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

4th November 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Change some switches

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30th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
Communication
 5

House renovations

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25th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Replacing existing lights - internal and external, 6 in total.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Various electrical

Work carried out by an employee of the company

3rd September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Spa pool plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom Fans


18th March 2020

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

I need an electrician to change some lights for me

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

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The Electrical Department limited

Joined August 2019

Hi, The Electrical Department Ltd 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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BOP Plumbing & Gas Ltd

Joined October 2013

MASTER PLUMBER MEMBER Get the Master Plumber Guarantee! 24/7 Emergency Callout Service 07 347 8655 I strive to provide quality workmanship & great service, because the best deserves the best! We will give you the best advise with straight up answers to any questions you may have. Want that new kitchen & bathroom or have an unexpected water leak? We now offer finance with 6-18 months i...

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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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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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Impact Plumbing & Gasfitting

Joined June 2019

Hi I am a certified Plumber , Gasfitter and Drainlayer with over 35 years on the tools. We specialize in maintenance , renovations and additions to residential and commercial premises . whether its taps and toots or large plumbing renovations we pride ourselves on the quality of work we offer

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Eco Plumber Gasfitter

Joined February 2016

We undertake new homes and renovations Plumbing and Gas fitting, Repairs, Servicing & maintenance on homes and commercial building. We also Install solar and wetback combinations, and really just appreciate any small job or repair that helps keep my highly skilled team busy My name is Dale Healy, I have enormous pride in Eco Plumber Gasfitter I single handed started over 12 years ago. I...

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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 the client. I like to keep the space clean and be aware of the customers wants, needs...

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James Electrical Limited

Joined June 2019

Hi, we are a domestic/light commercial Electrical company based in tauranga. We specialize in new builds and renovations. We take huge pride in our work and make sure even the finest details are done neatly and correctly.

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Bayside Electrical Services Ltd

Joined April 2017

Bayside Electrical Services Ltd is an electrical services company specialising in industrial, commercial, residential and rural installations, breakdowns and repairs.

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Pickaplumber & gas

Joined May 2019

Hi I’ve been in the plumbing and gas industry for 14 and have recently gone out on my own. I’m a certifying gas fitter and plumber so can issue compliance certificates if needed. I specialize in residential installations and maintenance.

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Tidal electrical ltd

Joined February 2017

We are a small family business. I am fully qualified and take great pride in my work. I am fast , friendly and enjoy working with my customers to get great results. I specialize in new homes and all electrical repairs and installations. Also heat pump installation I have worked a great range of homes from your basic batch to very high end homes and have a good sense of what works with each h...

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Skyview Communications Ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi, we are quite experienced in Aerial,Satellite installations,trouble shooting,remove old Aerials,Multi rooms, Residential electrical services. We guarantee our workmanship and work is always carried out to Customers requirements.

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Stanley Instrumentation & Electrical

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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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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ETC ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS LTD

Joined March 2020

Hi we are Electricianswith over 30years experience, who do new builds, renovations, service work. We have for the last 3 years been looking after landlord homes in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui on ELECTRICAL servicing. We are now in or 5 year of business and are certified in Solar installation , E-charger installation, Automation. We do domestic and commercial installations. We pride ourselves...

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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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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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Faurrell Property Maintenance Limited

Joined February 2020

Customers naturally like to deal with secure companies who strive to provide excellent service. When we arrive in uniform and on time and charge a fair and reasonable price, customers know they are dealing with a true professional and will continue to use the service time after time.

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Lufdon Plumbing Services

Joined October 2013

Hi, I have been in the plumbing and gasfitting industry for 25 years speacialising in new homes, renovations and maintenance. We provide free no obligation quotes and can even provide a 10 point plumbing check with a full review of any plumbing issues. I pride myself on efficiency and cleanliness and take the upmost care when in or around your property or project. We are also Certified Gas...

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