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 Replacing your out of date lighting fixtures and fittings can make a huge difference in the feel of each room.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

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

Motion security light

Posted 4 months 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 Replacement

Posted 2 months ago

Garage batten tube lights. X4 on 1 switch to be replaced with new mitre10 led lights i have supplied. Plus general house wiring inspection/check.

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Replace 3x lights with new lights supplied.

Posted 2 months ago

Remove old lights and Install 2x new tracked lighting in kitchen. Remove old light and Install 1x new pendant light in hallway. All lights supplied Old and new lights shown in photos

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I want to change the lights Socket

Posted 2 weeks ago

I want to change the light socket. I'm not sure how can I call the lights option we have, but want to change just normal bulb socket as picture. Thank you!

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Outdoor LED

Posted 2 weeks ago

I'll get the LED, just need someone to put it in and make sure it's not something more internal I don't know about

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Neon installation & 3phase plug

Posted 3 months ago

We would like certified electrician experienced in commercial works for long term corporations please for our restaurants in city centre. Jobs include neon lights installations, 3 phase plugs, led strip installation at the moment. What we are looking for is a team who can quote a job and get the job done within the timeframe agreed mutually, instead of keep delaying and lack of follow up.

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Kitchen light fittings

Posted 3 months ago

I have a set of three lights in kitchen ceiling two keep.blowing fuse. We have replaced bulbs but only last very short time. My parner has had a quick look qnd poasibly feels like it may be more than just bulbs .

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Wanting to replace outdated lights with roughly 17 downlights

Posted 1 month ago

Wanting to replace the outdated lights in my 2 bedroom flat with downlights ( 5 in lounge, 5 in kitchen, 5 in mater bedroom, 1 in hallway, 1 in spare room) Open to suggestions on how to make the lighting more modern Cheers

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Replace old lights with recessed light and replace light switch

Posted 2 months ago

I would like to replace old lights with recessed light at 4 rooms and replace old ugly hanging light with pretty one or recessed light at kitchen I would like to also replace switch

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Despairing light bill holders

Posted 2 months ago

Recently one bulb in my garage got fused and when taking it out it broke and the aluminium of the bulb is stuck in the bulb holder. Also noticed that there are two bulb holders which I have not noticed in the garage , they are also not working so would like to get those fixed

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Replace lighting fixture

Posted 4 months 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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Blown light socket

Posted 2 months ago

Lounge light socket blew and now is damaged. Unsure of internal wiring damage but seems like the whole socket needs replacing.

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Outdoor repair for lights

Posted 4 months ago

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

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Deck lighting

Posted 2 months ago

Wanting 6 deck lights to be installed in our deck plus a power switch outside

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Install LED Lights in Living room and Hall way

Posted 4 months ago

Need to install LED lights in Living room x 6 lights Need to install LED lights in Kitchen x 4 lights Need to Install LED Lights in Hall way X 3 Lights

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Replace outside sensor light

Posted 1 month ago

Replace outside sensor light, controled by switch in garage area. Have bought a sensor light to replace.

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Install recessed lighting

Posted 2 months ago

I require installation of 18 recessed lights. Each room has one older style "electrical lamp holder". There would be no additional light switches. The house is a 1990's 2 bedroom house. There is plenty of room in the ceiling if required.

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Replace 8x halogen downlights with LED downlights

Posted 5 months 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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Install lights

Posted 3 months ago

I have three hanging light fittings that look like they belong in a jail cell (see photo). I am buying three new fittings to replace them (see photo). I need somebody to do this for me. Preferably before the weekend. Price brackets don't really fit. 0-100 sounds like I want somebody to do it for 20 bucks. But ... sounds like I'd be ok paying 190. I'm thinking somewhere in the middle.

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Recent lighting reviews

With over 215,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Bedroom LED lights not working

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd August 2021

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

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

Wire in a small chandelier

Work carried out by the owner/operator

19th August 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

Install pendant light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th July 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Light Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th December 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

Blown light socket

Work carried out by the owner/operator

6th November 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

Fix security light outside garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

8th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Install 8 LED downlights to replace existing

Work carried out by an employee of the company

1st October 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

Dimmer for LED lights

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th March 2021

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

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

Replace downlight with LED

Work carried out by the owner/operator

3rd June 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

Broken light


5th January 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

Outdoor light repair

Work carried out by an employee of the company

11th March 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Lighting Specialists in Christchurch

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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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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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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Modserve NZ Ltd

Joined January 2019

We offer a variety of trade services, mainly focusing on Domestic & Commercial Electrical works, along with HVAC (Heat Pump & Ventilation) design, supply and installations. ⁠ We can also find a solution for your smart home requirements, data, security and modular / pre-fab service solutions.⁠ ⁠ ⚡ Electrical Jobs & Projects⁠ (for new houses and renovations) 🏡 Heat Pump and Ventilation Systems (...

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JT Homes Ltd

Joined October 2021

Hi, We are a father (builder) and son (electrician) team, we do everything from new builds, reno, decks, as well as electrical work and excavation work (we have a 2.5t digger and 3t tilting trailer) we tend to do alot of the work ourselfs on our new builds so have loads of experience. We also have a few subcontractors we call on when the job is larger than 1 or 2 man.

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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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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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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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Cassidy Davies Electrical

Joined February 2018

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

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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 @ $80+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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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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Steel Electrical & Heat Pumps

Joined January 2022

Steel Electrical & Heat Pumps are Canterbury based offering a wide range of services to the South Island from Electrical to Heat Pumps as well as Security and AV. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and our commitment to delivering a quality service, no how big or small the job may be.

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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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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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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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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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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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Total Electric Ltd

Joined December 2016

Total Electric Ltd is a samall electrical company serving Christchurch, Selwyn and surrounding areas. Domestic, commercial and industrial. New housing, Test & Tagging, Fault Finding, Repairs & Maintenance, Security Cameras, LED Lighting and more - no job it too small. If you would like to discuss any job or would like a free quote, then don't hesitate to contact us.

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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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