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Our blog is full with helpful news and knowledge covering electricians related repairs and renovations around your home. Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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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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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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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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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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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7 Things Tradies Want You To Know Going Into 2022

Posted 30/11/21

Next year will be the year of catch-22’s for home improvement. So, how can you get a great outcome for your project in these busy times?

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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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Latest electricians case studies

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

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.

Recent jobs posted

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

Install Rangehood

Posted 2 years ago

Rangehood installation. Up into ceiling, then out through eave. Have good and ducting ready to go

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Socket repair

Posted 2 years ago

An electrical socket needs to be repaired and replaced in the wall

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Install

Posted 1 year ago

Hi- I was looking for a installer for an automatic extractor fan in my property in Timaru. It's to be done as soon as possible but I understand the date may extend due to COVID backup. It is an A frame house and the bathroom is in the upper storey.

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HOUSE REWIRE

Posted 4 years ago

We need a licenced electrician to rewire a 1920 housewith 1950s electrical work. Switchboard needs replacing minimum of 3 double powerpoints per room. New lighting as well

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House rewire

Posted 6 months ago

Require a rewire on a 1910's villa located in Timaru. Wanting quotes to get an idea of what the cost is and time frame.

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Kitchen window fans

Posted 9 months ago

We have recently purchased 6 flats are require the following works to be quoted. Site inspection is possible on the 6th May. 1.Supply and installation of new window mounted extraction fans for 6 units to meet healthy homes requirements. 4 units are ground floor, 2 units are 1st floor If any other labour is required to achieve this, we’d like the tradesperson to source subcontractors. We would like these works to be completed as soon as possible, ideally within the new 6 weeks.

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House report

Posted 2 years ago

Pre purchase electrical inspection

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Electrical

Posted 2 years ago

3 x light switches moved (need extenders) 3 x new power sockets installed. 1 x light moved. (Extended)

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Bathroom heater

Posted 6 months ago

Just need a bathroom heater installed, and to advise me/quote extractor fan placements in bathroom and kitchen.

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Timaru Install

Posted 4 years ago

Independent sparky required to retrofit LED downlights and lighting into existing homes. Ongoing work. We are a Christchurch LED lighting company and sell directly into people's homes. We have jobs ready to go and ongoing work in Timaru Thanks

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New fuseboard

Posted 4 years ago

Would like a switchboard for house replaced. It has old style ceramic fuse holders and would like the board replaced with new re-settable type fuses and RCD's. The existing board also has the Meters on it so assume (?) they will need relocating to the outside of the house.

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Rachael Wilkinson

Posted 2 years ago

We bought a replacement 4 light heatlamp/fan and would like a quote to fit it please. Also to change a light fitting in our lounge from a 1970's one to a standard single light.

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House being modernised for rental market

Posted 1 year ago

Looking for an electrician who can install new modern power outlets, downlights, electrical work in place for kitchen installation. Renovation happening over 4-6 weeks.

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Hang some lights

Posted 1 month ago

Hang four New lights that need to be hard wired into the ceiling

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... bedroom villa rewire

Posted 2 years ago

Full rewire. House currently has original wiring and fuse board. Have replaced switches and outlets but touched nothing else.

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Fit light pullchord switch .

Posted 1 year ago

Fit pull chord switch to ceiling in bedroom . Old switch has broken and have replacement switch ready to fit. Would like this job done in the next couple of days as we are selling the house and need to show people through.

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Rewiring switch board

Posted 8 months ago

We have an old switch board that needs rewiring and possibly moving.

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Light fitting shift

Posted 11 months ago

I removed a wall sconce and wondered if the wiring can be moved so I can have a light fitting suspended from the ceiling. (Could use the same switch if wiring can be fed from the wall up into the centre of the ceiling).

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Power socket update

Posted 4 years ago

Hi, I want to add a few extra electricity power sockets in bedrooms and hallway. (Total 4). I also want to add an IP water resistant Power socket to the outside house veranda area. I would like a quote for supplying an out building with electricity which needs to supply an electric cooker for work kitchen.(About 10m from house). And another to supply waterproof power socket at far end off the garden power lights etc. (About 25m from house) I'm happy to help with any trench work, installation etc...

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 215,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Bathroom heater

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Light fitting shift

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th February 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Rewiring switch board

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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Tempo Electrical

Joined August 2019

Hi, I've been an electrician for over 25 years. I worked on renovations and new building projects. I am accredited by Masters Electrician NZ and my company has a Gold site safe status. I am very professional, hard-working and honest. I pride myself on providing a service to my customers that is of high quality, affordable and completed on time within budget. I service the Auckland and the Bay of...

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M and K Electrical Inspectors

Joined September 2021

Domestic, Commercial and Industrial. Electrical Inspector Electrical Warrant of Fitness (EWOF) for your caravan, motorhome, mobile food van or boat. Hazardous Areas, Fuel pumps, Spray Booths Rewiring New Builds & Alterations Insurance Hot Water Cylinders Gas Changeovers Ventilation & Heating Bathroom & Kitchen Mains & Switchboard Upgrades Fiber/TV installation (Home Ne...

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Craig O'Keeffe Builders

Joined March 2011

Hi. We are trade qualified and licenced carpenters based in Timaru with over 40 years in the trade locally and internationally specialising in renovations , extensions inc. small jobs with new home builds and light commercial experience. We are a young fresh small team ready to provide a service and solution for your requirements. Craig is also a National recognised , accredited , qualified h...

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Hillside Solar and Electrical

Joined September 2020

Hi, I'm Zac a registered electrician and Inspector. I specialise in all residential electrical work as well as Solar. Let me know if I can help. Thanks

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Modserve NZ Ltd

Joined January 2019

We offer a variety of trade services, mainly focusing on Domestic & Commercial Electrical works, along with HVAC (Heat Pump & Ventilation) design, supply and installations. ⁠ We can also find a solution for your smart home requirements, data, security and modular / pre-fab service solutions.⁠ ⁠ ⚡ Electrical Jobs & Projects⁠ (for new houses and renovations) 🏡 Heat Pump and Ventilation Systems (...

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Blink Electrical Limited

Joined November 2021

Born and raised in Christchurch, Nick is able to deliver honest and reliable service across Canterbury. Blink Electrical can happily assist you with any aspect of wiring in your home or business, such as:- -All power and lighting work, garden lighting, spa's and more -Data/internet/cameras/alarms/TV -Home ventilation and heating -Switchboard upgrades and Network...

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Create Transform Electrical Solutions

Joined April 2021

We specialise in Domestic and Commercial Installations and Maintenance, Healthy Homes, Security Lighting/Alarms and Home Automation. We pride ourselves in providing competitive quotes and completing the job to a high standard and within the required budget. We work hard to meet deadlines for project completion.

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Rapid Electrical And Property Maintenance Ltd

Joined October 2020

Hi iam an electrician who as been in the trade for 15 years, I have completed all types of jobs from domestic through to industrial electrical. I am also a member of Master Electricians so you can rest assured with their $20000 workmanship guarantee. I pride myself on a high standard of work in timely friendly manner. No job is to big or small. Setting up a business where I can help people brin...

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Steel Electrical & Heat Pumps

Joined January 2022

Steel Electrical & Heat Pumps are Canterbury based offering a wide range of services to the South Island from Electrical to Heat Pumps as well as Security and AV. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and our commitment to delivering a quality service, no how big or small the job may be.

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PM Electrical

Joined February 2013

certified quality work done fast - experienced electrician 25yrs Specialise in residential Alterations Renovations, Additions & Upgrades. New Electrical installations Bathroom upgrades Kitchen upgrades Led Lighting upgrades Complete house rewires New switchboards or relocations. Switchboard replacement Under tile floor heating installation Extractor fans, rangehood install Bos...

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GRAB HIRE also trading as GCM BUILDING SERVICES

Joined March 2013

Hi my name ia Gary . I’ve got a Grab lorry that’s ready to grab your materials . I’ve also got a Komatsu 3 ton digger for your excavations . Quick prompt service. Collecting green waste Rubbish Concrete Soil removals I can also deliver I can also grab a load over a fence or deliver a load over a fence . I can transport 8 tons of concrete or soils Or ap40 The list is endless ....

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One Electric limited

Joined January 2022

Hi, I have been in the electrical trade ranging from new architecture, new house wiring, renovations and installation of additional electrical services, fault finding and repair for over 10 years, the time has come to provide my professional experience to you. I pride myself in giving the best possible experience giving competitive quotes and then completing jobs in a timely manner at the highes...

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Goldtech Engineering

Joined January 2020

Hi We specialise in doing all sorts of driveways aspahlt , concrete and sealing small patches. We also do House wiring for Telecomunication and Data, Alarm installation

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Takeru Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2019

Residential/light industrial electrician No job too small, we will take any job on from installing an extra socket, replacing a light, rewiring your house or starting a new house from scratch. We can also fit out your commercial building or complete maintenance.

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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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Positive Industries NZ

Joined April 2021

Licensed and Registered electrical contractor. Experienced in all forms of electrical installation. Give us a call to help with your electrical projects

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Karl Valpy

Joined November 2017

Small renovations Barthroom and kitchen restoration Rotten timber interior/exterior All handyman jobs Farm matainstance Welding Irrigation / pump matainstance Concrete and digger work Exterior painting

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Tricky Electrical

Joined August 2020

Registered electrician providing residual and commercial solutions. Completely transparent from start to finish. Specialising in cost effective energy solutions.

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DC Installation Services Limited

Joined June 2014

Welcome to DC Installation Services Limited We specialise in healthy home solutions that are energy efficient while maintaining comfort. At DC Installation Services we pride ourselves on our proven professional service and high quality efficient workmanship. We strive to continuously improve our customer experience whether it be the right sizing and advice to get an efficient and reliable...

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Uneda Plumber Ltd

Joined July 2012

Hi, Uneda Plumber is proud to be Canterbury owned and operated since 2009. Our plumbers have the highest standards, and a worldly wide range of knowledge and skills on all levels of plumbing. So whether it's a bathroom or kitchen reno, a replacement faulty Hwc, help with your wetback fire or even a complete new build. All you need to remember is, if you need a plumber UNEDA PLUMBER.

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