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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

With so many tradespeople belonging to different accreditation organisations, how do you know which one to trust ? We take a closer look... Tradespeople Accreditations There are 10 common tradespeople accreditation to be aware of. Each one is not equal, yet they are work towards bettering

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Latest electricians case studies

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

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard 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

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

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Electrical update of plugs, light switches and board

Posted 2 weeks ago

We have a 1970's brick unit that we are slowly updating. We are needing electrical update of plugs, light switches and board to add extra capacity for a planned kitchen next year. Looking for a reliable and qualified electrician to assist.

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Oven and range hood installation

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, I need someone to install a freestanding oven and a ducted rangehood with ducting supplied and installed on Thursday 28 March (morning). Oven is a Westinghouse WLE626WA satin oven. Rangehood is a robinhood RWC3CL6SS. Thanks

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Install extractor fan and Heated towel rails

Posted 3 days ago

Need to install heated towel rails and extractor fan in bathroom

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Electrical work

Posted 1 week ago

Need someone to quote for moving a power box from on the side of the house, wiring and install new interior lights and mabey some other minor stuff

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Matt

Posted 1 week ago

Suspect a fuse needs replacing in bedroom - plug no longer works. Two ceiling lights in lounge no longer work. They will not come out of their insets. Prior to not working, they would intermittently turn on and off.

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Electrical Certificate

Posted 1 month ago

Sleepout upgrade had no electrical work done. But Council still for some reason require an electrician to verify the safety of the Sleepout. Urgent please

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Light blown - causing a short - quick fix required

Posted 1 day ago

After cleaning the main lounge light/ceiling fan after recent renovations - it has blown causing a short. The remainder of the house electrics are working fine - but the light/ceiling fan is causing a fuse to trip and cutting electricity supply to the lounge and hallway. Super quick & easy job

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Spa pool repair

Posted 4 weeks ago

I require a quote to check out my spa pool which is not switching off automatically when it reaches the set temperature, plus the lights are not working. Also I require a quote to install a separate meter for my sleepout.

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New wires from garage to grey water tank

Posted 2 weeks ago

Hi, with the last grey water system service the person noticed that the sensor wire is faulty. They have supplied a new water level sensor but cannot replace the wire from the tank to the garage ( 10m underground). He did also say it could be just to the switch next to the tank. So I need someone to fix/replace the wiring and connect the new sensor.

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Install a suction fan in the bathroom

Posted 1 week ago

A suction fan required to installed in the bathroom. The house is a old single story weather board house saturated in Henderson, Auckland.

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Ceiling lights, sensor units, TV and telephone point

Posted 4 weeks ago

Install 2 additional ceiling lights in garage, install 4 motion sensors to control existing room lights, install TV antenna point, trouble shoot phone line connectivity

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Garage renovation #3

Posted 2 days ago

Need new powerpoints and lights added

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Oven and stove repair and light wiring repair

Posted 1 month ago

Stove element needs replacing. Ceramic cook top. Lower oven not heating. PowerPoint upstairs not working. Garage lighting not working even after bulb replacement.

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Lights

Posted 5 days ago

Need to have existing light fittings (2) replaced with our new pendant lights plus new cover for old power point. Need someone that is not freaked out by our old style outside meter box

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Replacing a faulty 3 in1 light,heater and fan in the bathroom and switch

Posted 3 weeks ago

The three in one fan and light stopped working. Also another ceiling light has stopped working. They both in the bathroom . Power point in the kitchen needs to be replaced.

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Exhaust Fan

Posted 1 week ago

Hi there, I would like to install exhaust fan. Could you please provide a quote? Thanks

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Replace Old Security Light and alter length of hanging lights.

Posted 1 month ago

We are wanting an old security light replaced on the outside of our house with a new one that we have already purchased. We also need a light length shortened (as in attached photo) in our entrance way, and also 2 light fittings checked on 2 hanging lights as bulbs are not able to be removed and replaced so could need a new bulb connection.

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Weekend only New wiring, tiny house

Posted 2 weeks ago

Needing a sparkey to install 9ish DPP's, 6 light switches, 5 e27 sockets, 1 pendant light, 1x extrator fan switch, and wire up internal distribution box and external 3 prong caravan plug Wiring is all pre run and holes pre cut with wires hanging out ready to go and labeled, sockets and stuff supplied but may need to get a few main board switches or rcb if we don't have them, Needs to be done on weekend probably half a days worth of work, it's all going onto metal SIP so screws into metal he...

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X2 computer power and data wire up

Posted 4 hours ago

New counter in a pharmacy with 2 POS computers being rolocated. Need power and data set up to new counter and old counter space wiring may possibly need to be tidied up once we have removed old counter.

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With over 133,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

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22nd April 2019

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A few odd bits

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18th February 2019

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 5
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Replace Old Security Light and alter length of hanging lights.

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15th April 2019

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oven and stove repair and light wiring repair

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28th March 2019

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 5
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 5
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 5

Bench oven and cooktop installation

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20th December 2018

Workmanship
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 5
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 5
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 5

Kitchen and bathroom

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23rd January 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

New lights

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25th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 4

Electrical Certificate

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5th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

To install an extractor fan in bathroom

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25th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Rangehood fitted and vented through brick wall

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th January 2019

Workmanship
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 5
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 5

Spa pool repair

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31st March 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Install oven/hob and double socket

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12th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Install ceiling fan & check lighting wiring

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8th March 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Fix rusted light bulb fixture

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7th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Removal of old alarm and things

Work carried out by an employee of the company

5th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Bathroom Light and wiring

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Installing Shelly1 device

Work carried out by the owner & subcontractors

16th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Outdoor Electric outlet for small spa pool

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 5

Electrician wanted to trouble shoot kiln

Work carried out by an employee of the company

24th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

rat chewed wire and / or water damage need to fix light thats not working

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27th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
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 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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Hire a handyman

Joined August 2015

Hi, I have been running this maintenance company for the past 4 years where all around Auckland. I always provided a great job to keep my clients satisfied and loyal.

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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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Sanjeev

Joined January 2016

Registered electrician with 25 year work experience .repair and install of lights power point hot water stove replaceing exiting light to led .hav also worked for HRV to so can install hrv ,general electical solution to ur house .

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Project Management Auckland Limited

Joined February 2019

Hi, We are a company with more than 30 years of experience in the construction and demolition industry and strive for honest and happy relationships with all our clients. We are able to provide you with a professional environment whilst still cracking a joke here and there just to make the experience that more stress-less. We are able to provide you with very competitive prices and compl...

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A Class Electrical Ltd

Joined February 2019

Registered electrician. 10+ years experience. High quality, competitive pricing. For all your electrical requirements. 24/7. No job too big or small. Call - 0800 4AC ELEC

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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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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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Ozone Air Ltd

Joined July 2018

Hi We are small team of electricians,refrigeration engeneer with 30+ years of overseas and New Zealand experience in Commercial refrigeration, Air conditioners/Heat pumps installation, services and maintenance. We service Auckland and Coromandel peninsula.High standards of works ethics and workmanship. Competitive quotes, no job to small. Accredited dealer for Mitsubishi Electric and Panasonic...

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Ault Electrical

Joined January 2014

Hi I’m Richie Ault registered electrician since August 2012, working in the electrical industry since 2007.. pride myself in doing the best job I can for you making sure the job is done right the first time round

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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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Teraforma Construction

Joined November 2010

I am a builder who does tiling and landscaping when required, I have 15 years experience working in Auckland, Northshore, Hibiscus Coast & New Plymouth.I hold a degree in physical geography and I am very good with structural work. My rates are very reasonable and I work hard to meet deadlines for project completion.

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Pearce Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi, we specialise in Residential and Commercial properties. Covering every situation, from replacing a broken light switch to a full new build. We are NZ registered, and a proud member of Master Electricians. We pride ourselves on our workmanship, aiming to leave you 100% satisfied.

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Skilled Renovations Ltd

Joined June 2013

Hi I've been building now for 18 years i specialise in bathroom, kitchen's decks. we specialise in renovation I also do smaller jobs. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then completing jobs on budget Experienced tiler & licenced waterproofer

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Jka Electrical Ltd

Joined September 2018

Hi there, we are fully trained in health and safety, customer service and certified. Our first priority is to our customer and we work to fulfill your requirement and leave your property with peace of mind. We are professional and work hard to meet deadlines for project completion. From any small to a big job we are there for you. We pride ourselves on providing competitive quotes and then compl...

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Air Concepts Service

Joined October 2010

Hi, I have been in the air conditioning industry 23 years installing, maintaining and repairing all types of air conditioning, heat pumps and ventilation systems. All jobs are done to a high standard with a code of compliance for electrical work. We work with all domestic and commercial systems and can provide IQP.Thanks

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Volta Electrical

Joined November 2016

Powered by passionate electrical professionals, with over 13years experience, Volta has you sorted- whether the job is big or small, whether you're building a new home, renovating an old one, or require electrical services on a commercial site. Call us today for a FREE detailed estimate.

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Fluid Light Ltd

Joined February 2019

Here at Fluid Light I take things seriously. I do it once and do it right the first time. Simple really ! I have been an electrician for 32 years now, so nothing is a problem. I am more than happy to provide a free quotation. I'm totally approachable and will fit in with your schedule. Attention to detail and price conscious, this electrician is dedicated to doing the job right !

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Shocked Electrical

Joined October 2018

We are an electrical team with a keen interest in modern design and technology. We like to make your house functional, but also add some “wow” factor. Home automation, wireless audio systems and modern security are just a few of the things we love to do. Of course we still love a good fault finding mission and any repairs or maintenance you might need help with! Get in touch and let us know what y...

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Dragon Maintenance Ltd

Joined September 2013

Hi, my name is Jason and part of a family run business from Wales in the UK. I have 20+ years experience in the Building & Construction Industry. Qualified as an Electrician and Joiner with experience in other trade backgrounds. Now living in New Zealand we are continuing to provide a high quality service in Building, Renovation, Installation, Preventative Maintenance & General Maintenance, Ind...

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Stone&marble NZ Ltd

Joined November 2010

My Company established 2000 We are Team and We doing :renovation of Bathrooms and Kitchen complete,from design ,demolition,rubbish removal , to finished installation of Kitchen elements,Vanity's ,Toilet's, Shower Glass Frame-less ,Waterproofing ,Tiling,Plumbing,Electrician and Painting work . All Work with Guaranty and Certificate . We do it as well Granite Kitchens and Vanity's Bench tops cu...

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