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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 Replacing your out of date lighting fixtures and fittings can make a huge difference in the feel of each room.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.

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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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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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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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 or

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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.

LED light

Posted 2 months ago

Replace an old fitting with a flush LED light

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Install ceiling fan

Posted 1 week ago

Remove old light and fit ceiling fan in its place

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Indoor light switch not working

Posted 2 months ago

The indoor light switch is not working in one of the rooms, may need replacing.

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Bathroom led lights need replacing

Posted 3 months ago

Dimmable leds are nearly dead and need replacing in our bathroom

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Replace Existing Ceiling light to LED Downlights

Posted 7 months ago

I need below work to be done to my property - Replacing 15 existing light to LED Downlight - Installing 3 hanging light for breakfast bar - Installing 3 other hanging lights in entry way and hallway.

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New lights needed

Posted 2 months ago

Few lights in the house needed replacement or installation

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Installation of 14 LED lights

Posted 1 week ago

Electrician needed for 14 Led lights to be installed into the house. Lights are purchased and just need installation.

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Install motion sensor security light and fix a few non working lights

Posted 5 months ago

Hi, I have a sleep-out which requires some electrical work to be done. I tried changing the light bulbs but it is still not lighting up. might require someone to remove some unwanted lights and move the switch to be to be together. I would also like to install a motion sensor security light in front of the sleep out. Would like a quote first before deciding on who to go with if it is possible. Thank you.

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Rewiring series of lights into a switch

Posted 8 months ago

I have a switch that I have gone to replace but there seem to be a lot of extra wires so is a bit beyond my skill level

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Motel street sign and garden lights

Posted 3 months ago

Replace broken garden lights and repair old wiring. Fix street sign. Determine where they are shorting out. Possibly install new street sign, and add lighting around motel. Needs to be done as soon as possible

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Replace light switch in Bathroom

Posted 8 months ago

Replacement of light switch in bathroom. Just a replacement as the switch is hard to turn off/on and the tenant would like it replaced.

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Replace 3 light fittings and ceiling fan.

Posted 4 months ago

Replace 2 lighting fixtures in living room and 1 in the dining room. Ceiling fan in living room replaced.

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Lighting issues

Posted 9 months ago

1. There are some wiring issues for bedroom lights 2. I need about 10 conventional lights throughout the house, swapped to LED lights (I have the LED lights already). 3. Need to install about 2 extra LED lights in the bathroom

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Security and outside light

Posted 4 months ago

Check and maybe replace security light. Have replacement light if needed. Also fix broken light outside front door

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LED lighting

Posted 1 week ago

I need around 50 downlights disconnected and about 25 x 125mm installed and wired up in their place using exisitng holes where possible. I will remove the other old downlights myself at a later date. I have already purchased the new downlights

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Sensor lighting

Posted 5 months ago

I need sensor lights put up outdoors

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Wiring Outdoor light sensor

Posted 8 months ago

We have outdoor lights that are run along our driveway fence. It has a sensor at both ends and they are wired. One of the sensors was not working so I have removed it and bought a new one. I need help connecting the wires correctly to the terminals on the new sensor. The wires may need to be extended a little bit as it is quite tight in the wiring box. The photos attached show the new sensor.

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LED

Posted 8 months ago

Replace 7 existing halogen lights with LED

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Hager automated lighting specialist

Posted 9 months ago

We have various automated lights at our house, powered by a Hager switchboard. Some of these need the automation/sensors disabled, with manual on/off switches instead set up. These lights are in the pantry, walk-in wardrobe and outside (security lights). Currently the wardrobe has the ability for lights to come on automatically based on a sensor, plus there is also a switch to turn them on/off manually as an alternative option. We'd like the automated sensor disabled, so they will only t...

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External light

Posted 5 hours ago

I have a rental property with a faulty security light in the driveway. It's possible that there is a electrical issue or it could be the sensor. Could you please investigate and quote?

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Recent lighting reviews

With over 162,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Outdoor sensor light installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

17th September 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

security light

Work carried out by an employee of the company

19th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Replace recessed lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior light replacements

Work carried out by the owner/operator

23rd August 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom Light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st April 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Gail

Work carried out by a subcontractor

24th November 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Lighting issues

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Five lights to install

Work carried out by the owner/operator

5th August 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

LED

Work carried out by an employee of the company

23rd October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 3
Communication
 5

Wiring Outdoor light sensor

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th September 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Bathroom LEDs swapout

Work carried out by an employee of the company

30th January 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Outdoor LEDs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th May 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install security light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

LED Replacement of Interior Downlights and Exterior wall lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th March 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

Outdoor lighting repair

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th October 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 4

install motion sensor security light and fix a few non working lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Herena

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th June 2018

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace 3 light fittings and ceiling fan.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

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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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Swift Electrical Services LTD

Joined March 2020

I am Qualified and Experienced Electrician. Swift Electrical Service company's aim is to provide best services to clients. We believe in earning Clients trust and to see them happy after completion of job. We are specialized in total residential electrical and security work. We provide no obligation free quote. Bring any quote and we will beat it by 10%. See you soon on our next project.

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ATL Electrical 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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Shepard Electrical Ltd

Joined October 2018

Why choose Us? ~ Competitive pricing - We price all our work at a reasonable rate. Contact us for a no obligation quote. ~ Over 20 years experience - Wade has been in the electrical trade for over 20 years and therefore has a wide range of experience in both retail, commercial and residential electrical work. He is happy to discuss any requirements. ~ Emergency electrical 24/7 - If you ha...

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Wakefield Electrical Ltd

Joined June 2013

Wakefield Electrical are Master Electricians servicing Christchurch and Darfield. We listen, understand your requirements, and suggest a range of solutions to suit you. As a locally owned and operated business, the most important thing to us is that you are happy with the work.

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EMCtwo Ltd

Joined September 2016

Domestic Electrical Services, repairs, new wiring, LED lights No job too small, even if ya just want a new plug Domestic Ventilation Specialists, Rangehoods and Kitchen extractors, Bathroom Fans Anti Condensation and Energy Recovery Systems Heatpumps and Heat Transfer

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Multi Electrical

Joined January 2017

Hi, I've been living the dream as a qualified Electrician since 2016 and in 2019 decided to step out on my own and run my own business. I specialize in residential and HVAC, but also have some experience in commercial and industrial electrical. I pride myself on quality workmanship, delivering completed jobs on time and on budget.

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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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Woodhouse Electrical

Joined June 2009

Over 550 jobs completed through Buildesrcrack 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 for charge up work - however we charge no call out fees during regular business hours. All electrical, commercial kitchen equipment, fire alarms, da...

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Safe N Sound Audio Visual

Joined January 2015

Safe N Sound Audio Visual is an electrical company, which specialises in home automation, audio visual and network solutions. We are based in West Auckland and have been operating for 6 years. Therefore our experience and expertise will ensure you are left with a system that combines quality, innovation and practicality. If you're looking for qualified electricians, we can manage your electric...

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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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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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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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C S Electrical Limited

Joined April 2013

We are a small to medium electrical and air conditioning company specialising in Domestic and light commercial heating, ventilation and electrical solutions.

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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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M D S Electric Ltd

Joined August 2019

Hi, we've been building new houses and renovating old ones for the last 2 years, we are very professional and work hard to meet deadlines. Thank you for your business.

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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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Wilshire Construction Ltd

Joined January 2019

We specialise in architectural builds, modern design and historical renovations. We pride ourselves on doing what others can’t, we will work with you, your architect and sub trades to achieve a finish we would be proud to come home to. Satisfaction is our main objective whilst delivering a beautiful finish on time and budget. Make your house the home you dream of, it’s just one phone call away...

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Foleys

Joined October 2011

We are committed to providing exceptional customer service, for all our customers - Above and Beyond. Every time. This includes our 30 minute time promise - we'll arrive within 30 minutes of the arranged time or the first hour of labour will be free! We have 10 locations across New Zealand, with branches in Central Otago, Christchurch, Dunedin, Oamaru, Ranfurly, South Otago, Twizel, Wanaka, Queen...

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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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