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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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

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

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PowerPoint installation

Posted 5 days ago

Hi there, We are wanting a quote on a rough estimate on installing 4-5 PowerPoints into our house. We are wanting one installed in two different bedrooms, one in the lounge and 1-2 installed in the kitchen.

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Give me light

Posted 3 weeks ago

Replace and install outside spot lights. Possible replace and install LED lights in three bedrooms, Fix or replace 1 light switch covering. Check or fix garage lights and fitting

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Wire up bathroom fan and heated towel rail

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi There, Looking for a reasonable quote to complete the following jobs. (see photos) Wire up Weiss Bathroom fan to switch (already installed) and install the inline fan. Wire up the bathroom dimmer. (Led dimmable lights and dimmer already installed) Wire up the already installed heated towel rail to the timer and switch supplied. Check a couple of 4x other down lights in the house that don't seem to be working. Thanks so much.

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Install new power points

Posted 3 weeks ago

We need to have 2 - 4 (depending on feasibility and cost) new powerpoints installed in a living/dining room. 2 sockets are on a concrete block wall where existing circuits enter the room. One is in a dividing wall with existing sockets on the other side of the wall and the other is a plasterboarded external wall which already has one socket but would need another about 3 metres further along the wall. The space is crowded at the moment so I won't try to post photos yet. I'll respond to specif...

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Light switch & PowerPoint repairs

Posted 1 week ago

Upstairs bedroom light switch is loose and needs repairing, and PowerPoint switch in kitchen needs replacement. As soon as possible would be much appreciated!

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Green Bay Renovation

Posted 1 day ago

The job is to disconnect the electricity supply to a garage, a sleep out and a deck so they can be pulled down/moved.

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Rewiring of home

Posted 3 weeks ago

Hi all, we need to have our property rewired due to it being mostly original wiring from when it was built in 1940. We will get this done following stripping of old gib before new gib and insulation etc goes in so easy access. house is just under 60sqm Please can I have estimates fo complete job and required sign off/CCC etc

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Rangehood install - wall vent

Posted 9 hours ago

Lockwood home, we have a 600mm Robinhood rangehood to install requiring horizontal venting through the kitchen wall.

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Electricity

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi, I need a power point checked out. It’s giving my drier a hernia. Also need a new light fitting in the spare bedroom.

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Light fittings and lights that don’t turn off

Posted 1 day ago

Urgent need of work to fix some lights and change some light batons and power points tomorrow if possible. Mother home from hospital Monday and these need fix ASAP.

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Garage Door

Posted 1 week ago

the motor for the internal garage door seems to make a lot more noise than it used to-may need a service still working okay

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Wiring of plug in spa pool

Posted 2 weeks ago

Looking for someone to install outdoor socket, isolation switch and RCD for plug in spa pool, not urgent but the sooner the better so we can make use of it.

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Install two extractor fans and move light fixture

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi there - we’d like an electrician to install a couple of extractor fans please - one in the bathroom and another in the kitchen, and also move up (or remove?) a wall light fitting from the lounge, please. The current ’vents’ in the pictures aren’t fans and just let air into the ceiling? I.e. They’re not properly vented.

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Flood Light installation

Posted 2 weeks ago

I need to install a new flood light with sensor in front of my house. The new cabling can be fed from the light point to the garage via my attic as there is ample space to walk. Attic is just behind the large window. Looking to install under the soffit on right hand side maybe above existing coachlamp.

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Electrician needed

Posted 1 week ago

Quote and timeframe to complete job needed please. Job includes fixing an area of down lights that stoped working ( 4x lights), as well as moving a PowerPoint and tv aerial to behind wall mounted tv.

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Powerpoint inside out

Posted 6 days ago

Need to get additional power points in parts of the house (foyer, garage, pantry and also outside (deck, exterior wall on back, entrance). Also some provisioning for lights and water feature.

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Electrical Outlet indoor + Outdoor

Posted 6 days ago

2 indoor outlets - 1 single & 1 double 1 outdoor outlet - double Add towel rail timer on 2 x Towel Rail Outdoor outlet to allow for potential spa connection in the future

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No hot water #2

Posted 3 weeks ago

No hot water in house. I've checked and have no leaks around cylinder/property. Fuses appear to be okay on main fuse box. Cylinder is standard household low pressure 135L Rheem tank

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Glen Normen

Posted 1 week ago

I need to install a kitchen ventilation fan. According to the latest requirement, the fume has to be directed to outside the house. My house is an older single-story house.

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With over 148,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

renovation

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8th September 2019

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Downlights and power tripping

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30th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Bathroom Reno

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24th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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Install a MCB switch box to replace existing fuse box

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21st August 2019

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 4
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 5
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 5

A few electrical jobs around our new home

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23rd September 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Move a plug outlet and light switch

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30th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
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 5

Replacing Elecrtical Hot water Cylinder

Work carried out by an employee of the company

3rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Barbara #2

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Add power socket

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15th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Kamara Road

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6th September 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5

Replace light fittings

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28th August 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Light switch & PowerPoint repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Shower fan


5th September 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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Sparkie to fix control reset switch for sewage control panel

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 4
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 5
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 5

Need help - some appliances aren't working (electrical circuit issue)

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24th August 2019

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 5
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 5
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Extractor Fans, Rangehood and Electrical Work

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5th September 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

lighting & switches

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th October 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Relocate/replace an extractor fan and install new light

Work carried out by an employee of the company

27th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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Disconnect electric connection to garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st October 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

General Repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th August 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5

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SHIVATECH

Joined January 2016

we do all kind of Electrical & Home Automation( integrated all your electrical, electronics and lighting programmed and control from your smartphone) Our main focus Design High tech house with simple solution to suit your budget. You only pay for electrical work but you can get high tech house.

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Ekara Electrical Ltd

Joined May 2019

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to consider us. We are a team of 6 electricians and electrical apprentices operating primarily in the Auckland City area. We have the capability to tackle projects of any size whether commercial, industrial, residential or marine. Our staff are all passionate about the industry and bringing you the best service possible. If you’re looking for professional, re...

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Mantis Renovations and Maintenance

Joined December 2017

A very professional team of Jacks-of-all-trades. We consider all jobs, whether big or small, to be of equal importance. Between us, we have a combined 60+ years of experience in various trades including building, renovations, landscaping, stonewalling, just to name a few. There are very few things that we can't do but we'd be willing to give it a crack. We offer competitive quotes and can work to...

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Blackstone Project Management

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 extensive experience 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 stan...

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LMC Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2014

New Zealand family owned and operated, with over 10 years experience in the electrical industry. – Rewiring your existing home – Wiring your new build – Lighting – Renovations – Data and cabling – Aerials – Residential electrical needs – Commercial electrical needs – Residential and commercial property maintenance Whether you live in North, East, South, West or central Auckland, L...

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Property Maintenance Services

Joined December 2013

I've just finished renovating an old state house in Auckland, which involved plumbing, electrical, decking and fencing, I can also do retaining walls so I am very able to tackle any house related maintenance or new construction.

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Progressive Electrics Ltd

Joined February 2012

Domestic,commercial and industrial electricians since 2010. Registered Electricians servicing all of greater Auckland with a 1 year workmanship warranty. Free quotes and advice. Prompt family run service that you really can trust and develop a relationship with all at a reasonable price with efficient work to a high standard . We have guys running all around Auckland so minimal travel...

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Auckland electrical services and supplies limited

Joined November 2018

Hi, we are registered electrical with gst registered company. We do general electrical commercial industrial and domestic. Nevermind small or big we doing everything and we very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for projects

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Kiwi Facilities Maintenance

Joined November 2017

Hi we are a maintenance company consist of multi trade - Builders , Plumbers, Electrician and Electrical Inspectors with 20 years of experience. We do all job small or big with very competitive cost. We are very professional and work to meet deadlines for project completion to high standard. We pride ourselves on providing very competitive quote and then completing jobs on budget with workmansh...

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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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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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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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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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Electrical Excellence ltd

Joined May 2010

Here at Electrical Excellence we pride ourselves in the service we provide, the quality of workmanship and value for money. We have 20 years experience in electrical work from small repair jobs to full house fitouts.Kitchens,bathrooms and renovations are our speciality.

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ASM Electric

Joined November 2018

We are registered experienced electricians operating with NZ$ One million indemnity insurance. We do all domestic, commercial and industrial electrical work for fair rated both the home owners and us. We use only genuine parts / components that are sold in reputed electrical suppliers. We always maintain the ASNZS 3000 standards in our work.

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Oryx Ltd

Joined November 2009

I am a Registered Electrician with 20 years experience across a wide range of Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Electrical Services including residential home renovations, rewiring and from the plan new houses. As well as being electricians, Oryx Electrical is an Accredited Heat Pump, and a Preferred Smart Vent and Home Ventilation Systems Installer. We also install both heating and cooling d...

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Modern electrical solutions ltd

Joined June 2012

Modern electrical solutions ltd trading as Mr Power ,provides 24hour/7days service Auckland wide.Our work details includes the following services : •24/7 Breakdowns,power failure,maintenance & repairs,installation & rewiring,stoves& water heaters,insurance & WINZ quotes,communications & data ,appliance repairs,security alarms,air conditioning ,refrigeration & heat pumps,swimming pools& spa,caravan...

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Kool tech refrigeration ltd

Joined April 2018

Hi, we've being specialised in : Repairing,servicing,installation and maintenance for heat pumps,refrigeration and airconditioning. We are very professional and work hard to provide the best quality work to our clients. We are IQP Registered to carry out compliance for hvac system

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Viper Electrical LTD

Joined January 2018

Viper Electrical Ltd has highly energetic and professional team of qualified master electricians Dedicated to producing quality workmanship. when you choose Viper Electrical you can rest assured your getting the best, on time and professional service

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Eleca Limited

Joined May 2017

Professional with 15 years experience in New Zealand. Specializing in all areas, from domestic - (New builds, renovations, installation, rewiring old houses, switch boards and lighting) to commercial - (Offices, workshops & small factories). First visit and quotation is FREE OF CHARGE. No job is too big or too small. NZ Practising Licence E 250658

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