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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Latest electricians case studies

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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.

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.

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

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

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

Wiring two new build houses and separate garages

Posted 1 year ago

Hi I need two new build kitset houses (QBH) wired and connected to the mains, and two new Versatile double garages wired at the same time. All materials for the houses should be supplied - wiring, switches, hot points, earth rods, appliances, heat pump, light fittings and switchboard. Pre-wire will already be done during construction. Photos can be supplied or you're welcome to inspect during this stage. Timeframe should be around early December, ideally completed by this year. Specs and BOM ava...

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Moving mains cable off Fascia

Posted 1 year ago

I would like the mains electrical cable moved from the fascia board and connected straight to the house removing the front decoration piece so that it goes on the front of the weatherboards. I have professional scaffolding installed.

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Rangehood installation

Posted 1 year ago

New rangehood installation on a plain wall. Please contact me.

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Extra powerpoints

Posted 7 months ago

Old house. Needs extra power points put in some rooms

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Need outside power point put on garage

Posted 1 year ago

New 3 power points put on garage power is directly behind where they need to go

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Install new oven and ventilation

Posted 1 year ago

Install new oven with 40amp plug, current oven is hardwired Removal from property of old oven Mechanical ventilation ducted to the exterior of the home to be installed to meet healthy homes standard

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Replace Power Point / Check Bench Top Oven

Posted 9 months ago

Require Single Power Point replaced with a Double to facilitate new Rangehood. Also require Bench Top Oven Element checked - Not heating to full capacity.

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Heat pump

Posted 4 months ago

Install extractor for bathroom Install heat pump.

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New rangehood installation and small wall repair

Posted 1 year ago

New rangehood installation and small wall repair. Please see photos

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New garage

Posted 1 year ago

Double garage with workshop needing power throughout - 3 doors and 5 power points and light in workshop.

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Kitchen rangehood install

Posted 7 months ago

Supply and install kitchen rangehood - above stove. Needs to meet Healthy Homes regs - externally vented, etc as for a rental property. Must be completed by early June.

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New switches and outlets

Posted 3 months ago

Job needing to be done sometime between the 3rd and 11th of September. We require new light switches to be installed; the current ones work but we'd like them replaced. This needs to be done in all 3 bedrooms. And we also require all outlets in the bedrooms to be replaced with new ones, as well as additional ones installed as there's only one per bedroom at present. During the job, we'd quite like to also know whether the circuit breakers are in suitable condition or needing replacing, an...

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Replace external and internal light fightings

Posted 2 months ago

Replace 2 outdoor sensor lights as well as replacement of some internal ceiling light fittings

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Plug me in !

Posted 1 year ago

Hook up a power connection to the main supply on the road at the pole, run that power to a location nearby on the land. Install junction box and everything needed for this.

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Lights, Powerpoints and Driveway Lighting

Posted 9 months ago

1. Replace lights in internal access garage - Lights already purchased. 2. Put a simple powerpoint on garage ceiling for new automatic garage door 3. Test Circuits and Sensors on Driveway Lighting (5 Lamps), repair as required, replace lamps. Old photo but you'll get the idea about driveway lighting. Bottom sensor is mounted below letterbox, top one is mounted on a post near the top of the driveway and control box is partway down the driveway. Master switch for the system is in the garage....

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Rangehood Install

Posted 4 months ago

Install rangehood in kitchen

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Switchboard fault

Posted 6 months ago

Switchboard won’t stay on. Only one switch that works the power points in 1 bedroom and bathroom.

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Lounge power point

Posted 1 year ago

1 extra power point in a corner nook off the lounge. Landlords are at the property today and tomorrow

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Power points, lights and tv antenna

Posted 10 months ago

I require 1 power points 2 be moved and one to be fixed..it’s only providing power to one of the two sockets. Back door light switch isn’t working since renovation done and 2 new lights to be installed outside. Ceiling light to be moved about a metre in hallway. Also current TV antenna is running on floor through lounge would like it so it is connected correctly. Thanks

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 211,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Heat pump

Work carried out by an employee of the company

26th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install a stove

Work carried out by an employee of the company

10th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 1
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

TANK SHOP 27, TRAFALGAR SQUARE, SHOPPING CENTRE, 100 TAUPO QUAY, WHANGANUI. #2

Work carried out by a subcontractor

23rd April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
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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Kinetic Electrical

Joined September 2020

We are a team of electricians and we have crews in Taupo, Palmerston North, Whanganui and South Taranaki. Being part of a franchise allows us to have extremely good buying power delivery savings to our customers. We also have a great network to draw on for bigger jobs too. We can cover all aspects of our trade from industrial and automation work, domestic and commercial to high end home entertainm...

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The Electric Spider LTD

Joined February 2012

37 years in the Electrical Trade I've recently completed contracts in Housing New Zealand homes installing 2700 power points in existing homes; so I know my way around the nooks and crannies of most house styles to get your job done

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Tranzheat Air Conditioning Ltd

Joined September 2009

Registered Electricians Specialist Heatpump Technicians Qualified Heatpump Installers and Registered Electrical Service Technicians Supply,install and service air conditioning equipment. Domestic and Commercial Electrical work

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Linc Electrical

Joined October 2014

Experienced electrician of 13+ Years with focus on very high level of workmanship, customer satisfaction and meeting and exceeding customer expectations for a satisfactory budget. No job too big nor too small! ✔️Gree Installer & Dealer For Heat Pumps. Free measure and quote! ✔️New build / Renovation specialists! ✔️Non-Complaint Rewiring / Switchboard upgrade specialists! ✔️Free quotations, no...

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NZ Lighting & Heating Ltd & Sai Building Services Ltd

Joined December 2020

We do Led Lighting Aircond Heatpump Central Ducted system For all Residential and commercial Plus 6 years free service on all systems installed by us for peace of mind. Area's we cover Wellington to Waikato Finance also available We are also none as Sai Building Services Ltd For all your 1 stop property maintenance New Decking & Fencing( New design and styles) Painting Ro...

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PROLINK ELECTRICAL

Joined December 2021

If you're looking for an electrician in Palmerston North, we invite you to work with us at Prolink Electrical. Proudly operating in the beautiful Manawatu, we are dedicated to changing the old adage of “tradies not communicating or showing up on time”. Our primary goal is to provide you with such outstanding service that you will always call us for any of your electrical service needs. We go the e...

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Electro Guard Security Wellington

Joined October 2010

Licence to Install under the security Guards Act. SG ... I have been in this business of installing, selling and servicing Electronic security systems for 20 years. I specialise in Selling Servicing and Installing, Security Alarm systems and Video Surveillance systems. We are also particularly experienced in digital wireless security systems. We also specialise in driveway alert systems...

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Windsor Electrical Limited

Joined February 2018

Hi I have been and electrician for over 30 years and have carried electrical works in the domestic, commercial and Industrial sectors of the electrical industry. We pride ourselves in quality workmanship and customer satisfaction. All quotes are free and very competitive, no job to small wether its replacing a power point, light, switch or to a house rewire. Please feel free to contact me at an...

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Magz Electrical Ltd

Joined March 2011

Hi, with nearly 25 years experience in all varieties of Electrical work I can offer quality workmanship and advice. I am commited to cost effective and energy efficient practices where practical and providing an all round professional and affordable service. Kind Regards Paul Cook

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Energy Workshop Ltd

Joined March 2017

Energy Workshop is a Manawatu based Healthy Home Business providing expert advice and solutions for Insulation, Ventilation, Heat & Cool and Efficiency for residential Homes, Rentals & New builds in the Manawatu, Whanganui, Rangitikei, Horowhenua and Wairarapa regions. A number of people and groups engage in our services due to our ethical approach, honest advice, fair pricing and reasonable r...

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ELtech 2017 Limited

Joined October 2016

Good day from the ELTECH ELECTRICAL Team. Our teams of electricians are available 24/7. We have more than 30 years experience in these types of electrical work. No job is too big or too small. We are reliable and committed to our customers, and pride ourselves on being on time, getting the work right the first time, and finishing it to the highest standard. Our prices are fair and competitive.

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Refresh Renovations Manawatu

Joined August 2012

Refresh renovations is New Zealand's leading design and build home improvement specialist offering a range of services including: Create more space | Open plan living | Kitchen Renovations | Bathroom Renovations | Warm up homes | Create indoor outdoor flow | Refresh rooms | Outdoor Renovation | Re-clad and insulate The focus of Refresh Renovations is on designing to your budget and building to...

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dunn building

Joined July 2013

Have been a qualified building since 2015, have been working over in England for the past 2.5 years and now back working for UCOL teaching carpentry and looking for the odd job to do after work/weekends.

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CrawfordLett Electrical Limited

Joined February 2017

Domestic, commercial and industrial electrical work, testing and tagging, oven repairs. Experienced, cost effective. Competitive, free and speedy quotes. Licensed and registered. Now IQP Registered

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PWS electrical

Joined January 2019

Registered electrician with 10 years experience. - 5 years domestic - 5 years commercial and industrial. - Roller door wiring and control. - Install motors and control. - Code auto door remotes - Automation - Fault finding - General Electrical work

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Pulse Electrics

Joined March 2017

Hi there, No job is to big no job to small, from simple light fitting replacements to full installations of new houses. I offer professional work and meet my clients needs. I provide competitive quotes and never go over budget. If you're after a trustworthy and realisable sparky give me a call.

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Fixit Crew

Joined February 2019

A professional team with a personal touch. No job is too small, and we’ll tell you right away if the job is too big. We believe that luxury lies in the details therefore nothing's taken for granted. What you want is what you get at a fair price. We pride ourselves in our customers satisfaction.

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ONCORE BUILDING MAINTENANCE

Joined April 2020

ONCORE Building Maintenance Service One call does it all. Oncore is New Zealand's leading team for residential and commercial repairs, maintenance, insurance work, and we service nationwide. The Oncore process ensures your project is delivered to a high standard, on time and within your budget. From your first consultation, through to project completion, Oncore provides one point of con...

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DRE Systems Limited

Joined March 2018

DRE Systems is a newly established electrical contracting company, providing electrical services for industrial, commercial and domestic projects. We undertake to deliver quality projects, products and services on schedule and within scope. Our goal is to become a leading provider of electrical services in the Wellington region, through quality workmanship, reliability and a dedication to the cli...

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Happy Air Heat Pumps Ltd

Joined April 2017

Were accredited Fujitsu dealers based in Auckland but also opening up recently in Hamilton and Taupo. We pride ourselves on our fast quotes followed up by A-Class service and installation. Were a fast growing company and love a challenge.

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