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Guide To Hiring Christchurch's Lighting Specialists

Dinning by candlelight is romantic, but eating dinner every night in a room with poor lighting is not. That’s why hiring a Christchurch lighting specialist is such a bright idea, (pun intended). A lighting designer can create you a plan for improving your existing lighting, as well as ideas for new builds too. With the best local lighting experts available for hire right here, let’s find out what you need to know about them.

Jobs Undertaken By Lighting Specialists

Being unique is what makes us special and it’s the same for our homes. Every property will have different interior and exterior lighting needs. Every owner will like different light fixtures and fittings. Every Christchurch lighting specialist can help bring your needs and likes together to create an amazing home! They do this by providing services such as:

Lighting Design

Lighting is generally immovable, which makes it vital that your lights are positioned in the right places the first time. Your lighting designer will identify the best places in each room for your lights to be placed. They will take into account your likes and dislikes and help you choose the best fittings for your property. A designer can also provide extra lighting to specific areas within your home lights, such as spotlights over your kitchen bench or a reading lamp for your armchair. Modern lighting such as LEDs may be suggested to help save on electricity costs, as they are significantly cheaper to run.

Lighting Installation

Regardless of whether you are getting new lighting installed or replacing existing fixtures and fittings, work must be done by a registered electrical lighting specialist.  Your local Canterbury lighting expert will either be able to do it themselves or can recommend somebody for you.

Repairing Lighting Fixtures

Have you thought about repairing rather than replacing your broken or damaged light fixtures? Your local Riccarton, Halswell or Christchurch CBD lighting specialist can easily do that for you. Ask for a quote before they start the repair work though, as it may be cheaper to replace it with a new one instead.

Upgrading Existing Lighting

Ever noticed the difference in your lounge after changing the decorative cushions? It’s the same for the lighting in your home. Replacing your out of date lighting fixtures and fittings can make a huge difference in the feel of each room. Advances in lighting technology have provided us with smaller more powerful bulbs which use a fraction of the electricity older ones did. Statements can be made with larger shades made from natural materials such as wicker or even from using redesigned retro fittings. Asking the advice of your lighting specialist can help you choose new lights which will remain trendy for years to come. After all, there is no use investing in new lighting décor which will go out of fashion next week!

High quality lighting solutions are a great investment for every property. Let us help you find the best Christchurch lighting specialist today. Post your job now and all you have to do is wait for the quotes to roll in. It’s really as simple as turning on a light switch.

Latest lighting articles

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

6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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Smart Home Innovations We Absolutely Love

Posted 02/03/17

Smart homes are the way of the future and we are seeing more of these automated features within our homes. Created to make life simpler for homeowners, intelligent homes are still seen as a luxury rather than a necessity by many. However, we’re certain in that you’ll want these must see smart ho

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Ultimate Winter Ready Checklist

Posted 30/04/18

Autumn is a great time to get stuck in with preparations to get your home in the best shape and be a healthy place to be during the challenging winter months. Mould & mildew control Prevention is easier than treatment. Check around your house for spots that are prone to leaks, condensation

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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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Recent jobs posted

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

Replace existing lights and covering with recessed LED lights throughout house

Posted 5 months ago

Want to replace all existing lights & light fittings with fashionable quality recessed led lighting throughout the entire house. Want an experience electrician who can recommend the best lighting for the house and replace existing lights and install new ones. Would first want someone to come around and see house and recommend type of lights and total cost for lights and work. video below of house and current lighting. ...... bsfi/new%20car%20price%... k%20-%20june%... .pdf?dl=0 Work c...

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Install pendant light

Posted 2 months ago

Remove down light and install hanging pendant light above island in kitchen in same cavity that down light was removed from. ......

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Electrician

Posted 5 months ago

Replace 3 fluorescent strip light bulbs

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Wire in a small chandelier

Posted 1 month ago

One small chandelier to be wired /installed in ceiling with pre existing wiring. Anytime during a weekday is good.

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Motion security light

Posted 2 weeks ago

My motion security light was set up to light up whenotiom was detected. However it has continued to stay on the past few weeks, and I don't know how to get it back to how it was.

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Light shade removal

Posted 1 month ago

Need the light in the photo removed and wires properly delt to.

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Replace fluorescent light

Posted 3 months ago

Need to replace the ceiling fluorescent light 5 bulbs need a replacement

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Need two light fixtures to be installed in bathroom and laundry room.

Posted 3 months ago

Just need two basic light fixtures to be installed in bathroom and laundry room. The old ones basically just broke.

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2 basic light fixtures need to be installed (photos of light fixtures attached)

Posted 3 months ago

Two light fixtures in the house broke so I've purchased two new ones to replace the old ones. Both fixtures are next to each other, one in the toilet and one in laundry room.

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Replace 8x halogen downlights with LED downlights

Posted 1 month ago

Wanting to get our kitchen halogen downlights with LED downlights. There are eight lights in total, current cutout size is 82mm. Want warm white and reasonably bright - not sure what wattage/lumen rating this would equate to.

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Outdoor repair for lights

Posted 2 weeks ago

Have two outdoor lights and sensor that do not work-needing repair or replacement

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Replace lighting fixture

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a new light fixture that needs to be installed. My house is an old cottage, so the current wiring to where this fitting will go has only neutral and live (no earth/ground). I did not feel comfortable replacing it myself as the new fixture has an aluminium body. Unsure if it is safe to fit despite having no earth wire in the wiring, or if some re-wiring needs to be done.

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Down lighting fixture

Posted 1 month ago

Replace old lights, cut hole in existing lighting hole. Install led down lights. No re-wiring needed. Lights already purchased. Installation required only. 12 lights. Assuming at around $70 per light.

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Replace downlight with LED

Posted 4 months ago

Replace 28 downlight with LED plus two pendent lights with LED ceiling lights. I will supply all new lights. May need to enlarge existing 100mm holes to 115mm for the downlights. I can help to remove them while the new light being installed.. Certificate of compliance is required after job complete.

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LED Indoor Spotlight Installation

Posted 3 months ago

Simple job to install a pre purchased light fitting into existing wiring. Will likely involve removing what remains of the old light fitting.

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X1 LED Sign installation

Posted 2 months ago

x1 LED sign (1600mmx250mm) to be installed, have existing wires.

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Bedroom LED lights not working

Posted 2 months ago

One of our bedside LED lights has stopped working and we would like this fixed. The entire fitting needs to come off the wall to change the bulb.

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Quote to repair lights

Posted 4 months ago

1st Light would flicker and take a few minutes to settle. Part that holds bulb in place broken and now not going at all. Second light in living room won't work also.

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General lights change

Posted 3 months ago

New lights provided . Need quote Thanks

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Recent lighting reviews

With over 204,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Install pendant light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
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 5
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 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor light repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

11th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

2 basic light fixtures need to be installed (photos of light fixtures attached)


1st July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bedroom LED lights not working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Quote to repair lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th May 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Light fitting repair + 2x light fitting replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrician

Work carried out by the owner/operator

15th April 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Dimmer for LED lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

LED lighting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install ceiling fan

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

new light fitting and fitting repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

22nd August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing existing lights

Work carried out by an employee of the company

7th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix security light outside garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace downlight with LED

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd June 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace existing lights and covering with recessed LED lights throughout house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor lighting installation

Work carried out by an employee of the company

12th October 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Vanity light installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

External light


14th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wire in a small chandelier

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th August 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Broken light


5th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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KJ Electrical Contracting Ltd

Joined November 2019

We are electrical experts servicing Canterbury for over 30 years. Trusted Master Electricians who are experienced in all aspects of electrical work from domestic to commercial and industrial. Contact us today for fast professional service - we get the right electrical solution every time.

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George Mallory Builders Limited

Joined February 2007

Hi - We've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 15 years. We've been in Christchurch for the last 10 years and have worked on jobs around the city as well as in regional parts of Canterbury. While we specialise in major renovations and new builds we also do smaller jobs from time to time - check out the photos below. We are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines...

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PM Electrical

Joined February 2013

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

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Christchurch Insulation

Joined November 2018

We make Canterbury homes Warm, Dry and Healthy. Local and owner operated with no middle men. Trust us to look after your property. We use the full range of Insulation products, all with a minimum 50 year Warranty. Eco Friendly, Family Friendly and Wallet Friendly We specialize in retrofit situations and pride ourselves on doing the jobs other’s turn down. Due to popular demand, We now off...

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EnergySmart

Joined May 2017

EnergySmart are your home Insulation and Heat Pump Specialists. At EnergySmart we offer expert home Insulation and Heat Pump advice, supply and installation. Clients can benefit with our years of experience and receive top quality products and services at cost effective prices. Ensuring your home has sufficient insulation and heating is key to living in a warm, dry, healthy home. EnergySmart...

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Crossheat Ltd

Joined May 2019

Heat Pump and Air Conditioning specialists. We install and repair: Heat Pumps, Air Conditioners, Home Ventilation, Duct Systems, Led Downlights, Servicing and Maintenance

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Fix It Fox Handyman Services

Joined December 2020

No Job Too Small. Hands on Engineer. I have built a broad spectrum of residential and engineering items. I have a full suite of skills - fabrication, building, roofing, plumbing, drainage, electrical etc ie classical handyman who does well in all trades. Good tool base. Multiple trailers. Can cart 9m lengths. Engineers built the world.

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Electrical Solutions

Joined July 2020

Hi, Electrical Solutions is the company for all your home and office electrical needs. With over 20 years industry experience we can complete your smaller job or your large renovation or new build. We pride ourselves on good communication and completing our work to a high standard.

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Facilities Services Ltd

Joined August 2019

Maintenance and Handyman company called Facilities Services – we are a group of hard work tradespeople from Builder, Plumbing, Electrician, Plaster, Painter, Tiler, Cleaner, etc

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Skilled Electrical Ltd

Joined April 2013

Hello, are you tired of getting a sparky that doesnt show up when they say? Do you need an electrician that will communication with you effectively all of the way through your job or project? Do you worry about the level of workmanship you are going to get when you take on a new tradesman, and can you trust them to have your best interests at heart? At Skilled Electrical we try extremely hard t...

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Woodhouse Electrical

Joined June 2009

A two man team with over 700 jobs completed through Builderscrack over 10 years with the new top 100 or the old 5 star tradie certification every year. Note also licensed security technician. Trademe services also has more reviews available. Please note our minimum charge is 1 hr @ $75+gst for charge up work + admin Coc charge $25+gst however we charge no call out fees during regular business...

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Chris Owen

Joined December 2018

I am duel traded and have been working as an electrician for 14 years. I am a licenced and registered electrician with industry experience in domestic, commercial and high voltage electrical repairs installation and maintenance.

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PPL Electrical Limited

Joined July 2011

Whether you need a whole building wired or urgent electrical repairs completed to make your property safe and functional, call PPL Electrical. Our professional experienced team of electricians offer a prompt, thorough and safe service backed by the Master Electricians’ guarantee. Nothings a problem for the PPL people, no job too big, no job too small. We complete all types of electrical work o...

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Startech Electrical Ltd

Joined June 2021

Here at Startech Electrical Ltd we strive to be the best electricians in the Canterbury Area. We've been in the industry for 15 years plus. We generally specialise in residential and hospitality but we also do commercial, data and security. We value all our clients, no job is to small. Free quotes and competitive pricing.

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Canterbury Electrical Services Ltd

Joined January 2015

HI, we have been providing electrical services to the residential, commercial and light industrial sectors in the Canterbury region for more than 25 years. We are registered as Master Electricians and pride ourselves on our customer service and professionalism. Offering a range of services from simple repairs, residential upgrades, heatpump installation and rewiring to new builds at competitive pr...

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ATL Christchurch LTD

Joined July 2016

ATL started out in 2007 as Automated Technologies. With two electricians and a passion for automation, a company was born! The two quickly found themselves in high demand and expanding. Since then, ATL has found it's electrical division skyrocket, with heat pumps and security divisions being founded alongside. These days you'll find 30 multi disciplined staff working on residential, commerc...

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Neo Electrics Limited

Joined May 2018

Servicing Christchurch and the greater Canterbury region, Neo Electrics is your go to company for any Electrical and Air Conditioning needs. From small bathroom and kitchen renovations to wiring of large architectural builds with ducted heatpump systems, Neo Electrics is ready and available to assist you in designing and implementing your dream project.

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Cassidy Davies Electrical

Joined February 2018

We have 15 years experience in the electrical industry. We specialise in new builds and renovations. We pride ourselves on doing the job right the first time for a competitive price.

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Au Electrical Ltd

Joined May 2017

Hi there, I am a self-employed Licensed Electrical Contractor and specialise in domestic electrical jobs. I pride myself on being honest, friendly and approachable. I will reply quickly to your emails and provide competitive pricing in a timely manner. I specialise in home renovations, ventilation systems, heat transfer system, and heat pump installs. I look forward to coming out on site and wo...

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MJMT Electrical

Joined March 2019

Hi there I can provide top quality electrical service and work, have over 18yrs experience in the electrical trade and can do almost anything electrical or data, security, phones that is required. I am fair, reasonable and friendly tradesperson. Main line of work servicing but can also do rewires, lighting upgrades, small commercial works, etc. I like to get a job done with a happy cusomer at th...

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