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Reliable electrician needed

By Brianna 10 January 2013 17

Hubby & I are hoping the hive mind can give us some information regarding a good, reliable electrician or even who to avoid.

We have a couple of ceiling fans we want installed and we would also like to have a couple of extra power points and track lighting installed.

We live in the Gungahlin area.

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JC 7:58 pm 13 Apr 15

zllauh said :

Hi mate,

We had our NBN Cabling done by http://www.canberracomms.com.au . We had got them to do the TV wall mounted as well. It was one of those rare scenario where a tradie turned up on time and was courteous. A rare scene specially in canberra.
Give them a call , would certainly recommend them.

My 2 cents.

I always cringe when I see a company advertising digital TV antennas. No such thing. The signal being radio waves is very much still analogue. The only difference is a digial TV the picture is digitised, then modulated and broadcast as an anlogue signal, analugue TV is just simply modulated and broadcast.

Point being, there is no such thing as a digital TV antenna! Grrr

zllauh 12:38 pm 13 Apr 15

Hi mate,

We had our NBN Cabling done by http://www.canberracomms.com.au . We had got them to do the TV wall mounted as well. It was one of those rare scenario where a tradie turned up on time and was courteous. A rare scene specially in canberra.
Give them a call , would certainly recommend them.

My 2 cents.

Canberra_Trades 9:12 am 24 Sep 14

Doug 0413326290

Licenced and insured electrical contractor – Canberra

http://www.hamtechelectrical.com.au

Argonaut 9:33 am 22 Jun 14

Just going to add to this thread as I had such a good experience with Arron Griggs of ‘Arron’s Electrical’ , which I think is worth plugging! We wanted someone to run power to an external building for us, but I was worried about the possible expense. I communicated with Arron via phone and email, outlined exactly what I wanted, and he got back to me with a very reasonable quote (around $450).

On the day we’d booked the work he turned up exactly on time; he worked solidly for five hours and did an excellent job. I would highly recommend him. He’s actually based in Goulburn (we’re in the inner north), which I didn’t realise, but that’s probably why his standard of service was so good!

He’s currently working elsewhere Mon-Fri but is happy to do jobs on weekends.
Phone: 0401933480
Email: arron_griggs767@hotmail.com

gino 5:19 pm 14 Apr 14

Nove electrical are really reliable. Polite and on time. Very reasonable prices too.

Ben_Dover 4:13 pm 11 Sep 13

Following recommendations garnered here, I got the lad from Woods in to do a number of small electrical jobs which needed doing at our place, last Monday.

Great work, great bloke, reasonable cost.

Will use again, highly recommended.

Aussie12 9:13 pm 23 Aug 13

Chris from Canlight Electrical installed our ceiling fans he was recommended to me by a colleague. He was great, his webpage gives was helpful too http://canlight.com.au/

LSWCHP 10:57 pm 28 Jun 13

Lazy I said :

Recommend Woods Electrical – http://www.woodselectrical.com.au (although site seems down at the moment)

Wish johnboy could sticky the following thread!
http://the-riotact.com/renovator-recommendations-wanted/21121

+1 for Woods Electrical.

We just had some work done by Gary. He was available quickly, showed up dead on time, did the job quickly and didn’t charge a mozza. He also seems like a very nice guy.

Highly recommended.

Chad 10:08 pm 12 Jan 13

lizw said :

Supasparky is a Gungahlin local who did a couple of jobs for us last year. Vic turned up when he said he would, gave a reasonable quote, and did the job efficiently and well. Check out http://www.SupaSparkyElectrical.com.au, or give him a call on 0424 768 203.

+1

shirty_bear 4:53 pm 11 Jan 13

I’ve used Steve Taylor Electrical for exactly this kind of work on several occasions (and I always have to grab a Chronicle to find his number). He turns up when he says he will, and does good work. Doesn’t rush, charges fair money. I’m in Belco, so I’m sure Gunners won’t be a problem for him.

BelcoMan 11:26 am 10 Jan 13

I had a very surprising experience when getting a new siwtchboard installed recently. This chap was reccomended, turned up each time he said he would, very resonable priced (less than his quote) and cleaned up after himself. He will do well just on the number of people I have recommended to him who have had the same experience.

Harrington Electrical – 0402 – 681-751 I think he is based in Gunghalin?

Ferarri 11:05 am 10 Jan 13

Vic @ SupaSparky is excellent – http://www.supasparkyelectrical.com.au/

lizw 10:39 am 10 Jan 13

Supasparky is a Gungahlin local who did a couple of jobs for us last year. Vic turned up when he said he would, gave a reasonable quote, and did the job efficiently and well. Check out http://www.SupaSparkyElectrical.com.au, or give him a call on 0424 768 203.

familydude72 10:30 am 10 Jan 13

We have had great service over the years from Allan Marks at Powerhouse Electrical.

Recently when we had our kitchen renovations done, we had an electrician from Smart Energy (in Hume?) come out and do a fair bit of work for us. Was thrilled with the work they did and the service that they provided.

Madam Cholet 10:12 am 10 Jan 13

Good luck in getting one to turn up. When we had two ceiling fans and power points to install it took me about 6 phone calls to six businesses to get one mob to turn up. And even then, they charged $600 for an hour and a half of work and left all of their mess on the carpet, in the full knowledge that one of the bedrooms belonged to a child who still slept in a cot. The debris was plaster and nails etc. Unfortunately can’t recall their business name, but I think they were from Queanbeyan.

Lazy I 10:02 am 10 Jan 13

Recommend Woods Electrical – http://www.woodselectrical.com.au (although site seems down at the moment)

Wish johnboy could sticky the following thread!
http://the-riotact.com/renovator-recommendations-wanted/21121

eh_steve 9:43 am 10 Jan 13

The related content shows a bit of prior discussion, but whoever you go for you should make sure that they are licenced, ACTPLA have a register here, http://www.actpla.act.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/23953/Electrician.pdf

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