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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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

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

New home #2

Posted 7 months ago

Hello would like a quote for a new house build for 4 bedroom?

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Spa pool wiring

Posted 1 month ago

Needing a plug point done externally for a spa pool

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Connect wall oven

Posted 4 months ago

disconnect old and connect new wall oven

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Garage/rumpus

Posted 1 month ago

Garage: Need a face plate for sky cable, an extra socket so don't have to use a multi power system and an outdoor socket for the temporary swimming pool pump. The garage is being painted on the 15 Jan so ideally would like the sparky job done prior to this ; )

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3x New Telephone Jacks for the house

Posted 4 months ago

Hello I need 3x different rooms with telephone jacks please

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Rekey ignition honda

Posted 1 month ago

Have fob transponder just need key part, no spare. Not willing to pay 400, thats ridiculous. Need asap and have no transport lol

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Wire garage/office.

Posted 2 days ago

We are converting part of our garage into an office and require new wiring to be installed and possibly rewiring of the garage.

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Electrical renovation

Posted 3 days ago

Needing quotes to wire a bedroom with lights, installing power sockets, wire hot water cylinder and change switchboard and run to house switchboard from downstairs

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Wall light relocation

Posted 9 months ago

Currently a wall light is situated too high on our wall, I would like it moved down around 30cms to be able to hang artwork above it. Located in stairwell.

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Upgrading Circuit Board

Posted 6 months ago

Hi team, we're looking for someone to upgrade our circuit board. Also have a little check of the current electrics before we put in insulation. Cheers.

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Hot water cylinder

Posted 4 months ago

Water not reaching high enough temperature for a shower or a bath

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Rangehood and some lighting repairs

Posted 8 months ago

The rangehood isn't working and their are exposed wires in wardrobe also there is security lights and lights out for no easy reason

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Spa Pool

Posted 4 months ago

I need a 15 amp power point installed in the garden for a spa pool arriving in week ending 24 October. It will be 5-6 metres from the house and nearest cabling. Buried cable might not be suitable but could be attached to the fence line maybe. Looking for quotes and soonest start.

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Electrical job

Posted 5 months ago

We have some work to be finished off on the renovations, Powerpoints to be put in in the area, fuzebox to be moved, lights to be changed to new lighting, power for oven to be connected.

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Supply and install Range Hood and Bathroom Extractor Fan

Posted 3 months ago

Supply and install 600mm range hood in kitchen Supply and install extractor fan in bathroom wired to bathroom light switch

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Upgrade power board + power socket

Posted 1 month ago

I need a double power point put added into the kitchen. Currently there is only 1 double power point which is needed for a fridge and microwave. A second power point could be wired off this existing point and to be close to this existing point. The power board in the house also needs modernizing to bring up to current code standards. Current board has no RCD protection. Would like to know the cost of getting these 2 things done. House has just been tenanted so would like to get this job don...

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Three phase swap

Posted 7 months ago

Rewire an existing (disconnected) shed (system with lighting, sockets etc) that is currently attached to a disconnected three phase supply, to the existing mains supply - both run to the same board.

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Check thermostat please

Posted 6 months ago

Hi. My house has been using alot of power over last couple weeks with not much activity in house. Could I please get someone to check my thermostat for hot water cylinder please? Thank you

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Replace extractor fans

Posted 8 months ago

New extractor in one bathroom and repair or replace in another bathroom. Also outdoor power point needed for spa pool. Additional future work including new light switches

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Mel O'Donnell

Posted 8 months ago

Upstairs flat.I need to install new ducting and range hood. Need to cut hole in ceiling and under outside eave to install ducting Easy access to ceiling via a pull down loft ladder. There is lighting in the roof cavity. There is also current ducting for the bathroom ceiling fan already in place of which the vent comes out under the wide eaves. (the exterior walls are brick)

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 157,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Additional power outlet required

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

3x New Telephone Jacks for the house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Faulty light - wiring repair


17th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrician - general jobs

Work carried out by an employee of the company

1st April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Telephone point needs moving

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Spa Pool

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

3-4 new powerpoints

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th February 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Garage/rumpus

Work carried out by the owner/operator

14th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Supply and install Range Hood and Bathroom Extractor Fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Mel O'Donnell

Work carried out by the owner/operator

27th June 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

connect wall oven

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Hot water cylinder


27th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power to detached garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Lights not working.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Upgrade power board + power socket

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Basic wiring needed asap please

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th July 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 3

Wall light relocation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace element in hot water cylinder

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th May 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Electricians in Whangarei

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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Helena Bay Electrical

Joined November 2017

Helena Bay Electrical focuses on excellent all-round customer service – making sure your projects get completed on time & to the highest standard. Your one-stop-shop for home improvements! Maintenance - Alterations - New Builds, servicing Whangarei North, Rural & coastal areas throughout Northland We pride ourselves on delivering high quality workmanship and are leaders in new technologies in ou...

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Mitchell Builders LTD

Joined March 2011

Hi, Mitchell Builders is a well established family business made up of two generations of top quality master craftsmen. We specialize in executive style homes, renovations, additions, alterations, commercial and shop fitouts. We give a prompt, professional, hassle free service. We can take care of the whole project big or small so you can go about life as normal.Our pricing is free and we can work...

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ALL DONE

Joined October 2016

Hi there, Having worked in many industries including construction and also technician positions ,has provided me with experience to tackle almost any task. I am very handy and can think outside the box to resolve any problem you might have at a reasonable rate. Thank you for your consideration.

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Electrix Collective Ltd

Joined January 2020

Hello There, Electrix Collective Ltd is a Professional Electrical Company based in North Shore City, Auckland. While we specialise in Switchboard and LED Lighting upgrades in both the Residential and Commercial Sectors, we also offer a range of services from General Electrical Maintenance to New Build Projects and Renovations and more. Our Electricians are all EWRB Registered who are polite, pr...

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CMC Electrical

Joined February 2013

Registered electrician Reliable, fast and efficient as well as cost effective. Specialise in residential electrical work. Cover all areas of electrical requirements Work out of Whangarei and from Ruakaka through to Bay of Islands. Look forward to hearing from you no matter what size of job

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360 Electrical ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi, I have been a registered electrician for more than 25 years. I have extensive experience with domestic electrical repairs, maintainance and instalation. I take pride in my work.

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DATT plumbing and heating

Joined March 2014

Hi, DATT P&H are a family run business, which has 25 years experience in all aspects of the trade,gaining the highest qualifications possible here and overseas.We have now acquired our waterproofing registration, and have all trades close at hand, so all our jobs can be project managed to time and cost. We are proud to say that our quotes are very competitive.

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Appliance Tech Limited

Joined June 2017

Hi I've been repairing whiteware appliance from 8 years with experience in all the brands, I have Over 2000 parts in stock, cheaps callout fee and repairs in whangarei. Give us a call today.

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Unique Renovations

Joined July 2018

Unique Renovations Ltd specialize in commercial and residential renovations. We provide a wide range of building services. If you would like to discuss any of the renovation services that we offer, please get in touch with us. www.uniquerenovations.co.nz

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Johnson Richards Plumbers

Joined June 2019

Our commitment is that if a job is worth doing, then it's worth doing well! Welcome, here at Johnson Richards Plumbing we believe that a satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all and that is what we pride ourselves upon. Hi, I am Leigh and I can happily state that our team with our vast experience are here and ready to assist you. We are a Proudly New Zealand Owned business and...

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JZee Electrical Ltd

Joined September 2016

www.jzeelectrical.co.nz We provide a full range of electrical and heating/cooling services delivered by qualified electricians We are well experienced with more than fifteen years electrical and six years heating/ventilation experience and are fully qualified in both electrical and heating/ventilation installations. No job is too large or too small to attend to. We are focused on custome...

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AA Dobbs Ltd Electrical Services

Joined March 2019

I have over 26years experience in the Commercial and Domestic Electrical Sector I believe in having pride in my work, leaving customers pleased and safe every time, being reliable, punctual, listen to what you want giving sound advice and support and respect your customers property as it was my own.

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Shore Electrical

Joined March 2019

Hi, we have been dealing with new builds for the past few years. Also hold a maintenance contract with some large companies. We do smaller jobs from time to time. And also some appliance repair jobs. We are very professional small team with extremely competitive pricing. Clean and tidy.

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Court Electrical limited

Joined September 2019

Residential and Commercial electrical work is our specialty ,We pride ourselves in providing a quality service at the price we promise in the timeframe that suits you.

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Davis Electrical & Solar

Joined March 2017

Davis Electrical & Solar are your friendly local Electricians with great knowledge and experience in all electrical installations, we are reliable and motivated and believes our knowledge will save you time and money. We deliver a high standard of workmanship backed by our $20,000 Master Electricians guarantee and have great people skills. We take pride in our work for the best job every time.k...

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Airwise limited

Joined September 2012

We are a family owned and operated business. We have been in the air-conditioning and refrigeration trade since 1972. We pride ourselves in quality installations at great prices. We give free quotes and the best options for you our customers! Give us a call today. We are IQP and PS3 registered.

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CMA Electrical

Joined August 2019

Family ran local electrical business with over 20 years experience in the trade carrying out a variety of work from basic maintenance to new builds and solar installations. We believe in offering all our customers great value for money.

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pro wire

Joined December 2010

Hi we work from hamilton to auckland we have been doing jobs from new homes full renovations ,to the smallest jobs ,we pride ourselves on punctuality, and 100% customer satisfaction ,we always clean up after ourselves and offer helpful advice and ,no obligation free quotes ,our prices are always competitive .

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Howard Contracting

Joined December 2017

Hello there! Having been a NZ Registered Electrican for the last 25 Years I am familiar with all facets of electrical work; commercial, domestic & industrial. For now I just specialise in the housing sector; additions/alterations, old/new work, relocates' rewires and main cabling/trenching etc plus if need be solar installs. I like to be accurate, conservative and realistic for whatever the dema...

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Dymond Construction Ltd

Joined January 2020

Welcome to Dymond Construction. We build new homes and renovate old ones. With an eye for a crystal diamond finish, our professional team of tradesmen are more than able to help you complete that long overdue project or build that dream home for you and your loved ones. No job is too big or small for our team. We take tremendous pride in being a "One-Stop-Shop" offering our own Builders, Elec...

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