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Topic # 190746 11-Jan-2016 11:25
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Hi, I'm looking for a local electrician to repair/replace one of our wall socket which exploded in the weekend. We also would like to get a quote to install new lights in the dining area and also a quote to install TV on the wall including wiring etc. 
I'm not after a big expensive company, would like a recommendation for a local bloke so I can go back to him in the future when I need and support local community.
Cheers

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  Reply # 1467443 11-Jan-2016 11:46
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I have used this guy half a dozen times, George.  https://www.nocowboys.co.nz/businesses/costa-place-electrical-



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  Reply # 1467930 11-Jan-2016 20:03
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Also try Beyond Electrical, local lads and company based in West Auckland

www.beyondelectrical.co.nz

Have used them on a few jobs for me and they have always delivered great service and advice.



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Disclosure: One the owners is a good friend of mine but that doesn't alter my recommendation

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  Reply # 1514807 17-Mar-2016 08:03
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Electricians and trades people are so precious lately. In the last 3 month I contacted 5 different people, all of which promised either to call back or come and none did. Initially I kept calling back and re-making appointments, only to get yet another frustration when they do not show up, but with the last few I simply give up after the very first broken promise. It seems that they have that great choice of jobs to take that customer satisfaction is simply not a priority.

 

I'm happy to find this thread, as I might try these two recommended companies, may be I have a better luck with them, than with people before.


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  Reply # 1514808 17-Mar-2016 08:08
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I recommend this guy, I use him all the time.

 

 

 

https://www.nocowboys.co.nz/businesses/BPM-Electrical-

 

 


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  Reply # 1514872 17-Mar-2016 09:42
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http://www.ecocity.co.nz

 

 

 

reasonable rates


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  Reply # 1514906 17-Mar-2016 10:22
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yudumcan: Hi, I'm looking for a local electrician to repair/replace one of our wall socket which exploded in the weekend. We also would like to get a quote to install new lights in the dining area and also a quote to install TV on the wall including wiring etc. 
I'm not after a big expensive company, would like a recommendation for a local bloke so I can go back to him in the future when I need and support local community.
Cheers

 

Ryan from Allworkz Electrical is local, and does an excellent job at a fair price. He can be a bit hard to get hold of though.


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  Reply # 1514909 17-Mar-2016 10:39
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Goosey:

 

http://www.ecocity.co.nz

 

reasonable rates

 

 

So this one (Tom Wood) promised to come but never showed up or called or emailed. Your mileage may vary.


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  Reply # 1523969 1-Apr-2016 14:06
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We've had good experiences with http://dnaelectrical.co.nz/ at both home (full rewire, then lighting, then minor tidy up/ethernet installation) and work (data/power/lighting for an office of ≈10 people).  Nice guys to deal with, and good communication.


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