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Getting Outdoor Lighting for your home or building should be a breeze. That is once you have selected an appropriate outdoor lighting electrician who will ensure all your requirements are carefully met and your expectations fulfilled or exceeded.

The Hall Electrical team are obsessed with providing people with exceptional service. Right from the initial inquiry through to job completion, professionalism is a cornerstone value we live to. We have helped many people, companies and organizations with outdoor lighting projects both big and small.

Outdoor Lighting Projects:

There are a number of possible situations you might be facing;

  • you simply need outdoor lighting for your outdoor entertainment area,
  • you require security lighting for your home, business or investment property,
  • you are looking to transform your outside space with outdoor & garden lighting, or
  • you have a custom outdoor lighting project.

Typical Exterior Lighting Areas:

  • Outdoor Entertainment Lighting
  • Landscape & Garden Lighting
  • Deck & Patio Lighting
  • Pool & Underwater Lighting
  • Architectural Lighting
  • Security Lighting

Possible Outdoor Lighting Fixture Options:

  • Wall Lights
  • Post Lights
  • Ceiling Lights
  • Flood Lights
  • Solar Lights
  • Deck Lights
  • Step Lights
  • Garden Lights
  • LED Lights
  • Specialty Lights

An Electrical Service Provider with a Quality Focused Process:

If it is a very simple requirement we may be able to provide you with an estimate over the phone & book the job immediately. For others, your situation and requirements may be better suited to following our very clear and solid methodology project evaluation & management process – this we make sure you get what you want. Our 6 step process;

  • Onsite Evaluation
  • Proposal & Quote
  • Design Project Plan
  • Schedule Project
  • Project Fulfillment
  • Project Completion & Review

Why use Hall Electrician for your Outdoor Lighting Project:

We connect people and power, and pride ourselves on our professional service. Our stated vision is to;
”Be widely recognized as the preferred provider of Electrical Services Auckland wide through professionalism, honesty & understanding the customer’s needs”
We are one of Auckland’s largest independent electrical companies which means we have the team, experience, knowledge, tools and resources to make your outdoor lighting project a success. We would love to talk to you about your project and perhaps someday soon you’ll be one of our featured customer testimonials…

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Indoor lighting installation and wiring services from a registered electrician

Great lighting design, fixtures and fittings can make a world of difference to a property. Aesthetically people will notice a difference, but the real benefit is for those people who spend time in the newly lit environment. If you are looking at installing new lights and fittings inside your home consideration to lighting by an experienced electrician can help you to

  • Improve the look of your lights and enhance your home interior
  • Improve the consistency of light to all areas of a room
  • Improve the direction of light to specific areas of a room
  • Improve the visual comfort by reducing visual glare from light

Faced with the above list of beneficial outcomes from a successful indoor lighting installation, it is little wonder why this is a popular electrical service. The easiest thing to do is start the process by calling us to get a quote. We will send one of our team to your home or investment property for an initial onsite evaluation. We’ll listen to your requirements and vision, and we can provide a few ideas to make sure the best outcome is planned in the lighting design. Call to speak with our team on 0800 422 973.
Some further points about indoor lighting you may find helpful follow;

Indoor Lighting Methods

  • General room lighting – light fixtures ON the ceiling
    • Traditional bulbs
    • Diffused bulbs
    • Energy efficient bulbs
    • Traditional, Modern & Designer lamp shades
    • Diffused lamp shades
    • Spot lights
    • Chandeliers
  • Downlighting – light fixtures recessed IN the ceiling

  • Uplighting – bouncing indirect light OFF the ceiling

Where do I start?

The best thing to do is talk to us. We will provide you with a quote by actually coming to your home or property, assessing the situation and getting to know what your vision is.

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Electrician to install a new electrical switchboard

Switchboards are an important feature of modern home wiring and electrical systems. Once upon a time homes had fuse boxes, many older homes still do. However, new homes have circuit breakers rather than fuses. Circuit breakers are situated in a switchboard. Many older homes that have been renovated will also have had a complete rewire with a switchboard installed.

Hall Electrical provides a full electrical switchboard upgrade and installation service.

Modern switchboards come in a range of designs. They can be flush or surface mounted, doors can be tinted transparent or completely opaque. The size of switchboards also vary, height and width ultimately determine the number of circuit breakers. When installing or upgrading a switchboard, an electrician must consider the current electrical rewiring system, any potential future need for more electrical circuits and the location of the switchboard.





It is also important to ensure that the switchboard manufacturer complies with all electrical regulatory standards. We only install compliant switchboards from reputable manufacturers.

While the process to install and test the operation of a unit is mostly the same, the complexity and time requirement can vary greatly. It is best to speak with an experienced electrician who can evaluate your individual situation.

Where do I start?

The best thing to do is talk to us.

For small switchboard repair jobs you just want done, we can send someone to resolve the issue at a time that works for you.

For larger more complex switchboard upgrades and installation jobs we will provide you with a quote by actually coming to your home or property to assess the situation and design an electrical plan if required.

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Ok, House Rewiring. So, you have figured out that your house needs rewiring, but this has only raised a heap of questions. Selecting a house rewiring electrician and determining what you need to do can be a little overwhelming for many people.

Do you have one or more of these questions firing around in your head?

  • Who do I trust?
  • What are the important things to consider?
  • How much will this cost?
  • What are my options?
  • How long will it take?
  • Do I project manage this or my builder?
  • Where do I start?
  • How do we get this underway?

Let’s answer a few of these questions in the first instance. Obviously every persons situation is slightly different and nothing beats a good old fashioned chat on the phone about your specific house rewiring project. Nevertheless, below are a few general guidelines with house rewire projects. Give us a call with your questions, we are very happy to do what we can to help you answer them.



Who do I trust?

First, if you are dealing with a builder that you know and trust, great! A registered professional master builder that specializes in home renovations, makeovers, additions and extensions should be well placed to recommend a preferred Electrician. You should always look for an electrician with plenty of experience in helping people like you complete a successful house rewiring project.

What are the important things to consider for house rewiring?

There are always a number of important considerations with rewiring your home or an investment property. First and foremost you must consider your desired outcome. What is the end result? i.e. Are you looking to completely transform your way of living?

This brings us to the second important consideration: the electrical plan. It is the electricians roll to be able to help you solidify your vision into a well thought out electrical plan. The electrical plan ensures you get everything delivered that you expect.

Other very important factors include; the electrical service providers history in completing successful house rewire projects, your budget, your timeline, other service providers like plumbers & builders, and lastly… who will be project managing the entire process.

House Rewiring Cost: How much will this cost?

We all hate it when we ask someone this question and they say “it depends”. However, it really does. The cost of a house rewire has a number of factors to consider, including; size of house, quality of fittings installed (power plug points, lights, etc), accessibility of rewiring (basically can we easily get at the wires inside your walls from above or below, or is it extremely difficult). As an approximate reference you might find the following a useful guideline*:

  • Basic house rewire cost: $3,000 to $4,000
  • Regular house rewire cost: $4,000 to $10,000
  • Advanced house rewire cost: $10,000+

House Rewiring Options: What are my options?

We can rewire your home putting power points and lights where they were or you can use the opportunity to completely redesign your living space to work much better. Your goal should be to create a very livable environment for you and your family or for your investment property. The modern world has a far greater demand for easy access to power and with a little bit of careful planning from your electrician, you’ll be able to remove any annoying power and electrical shortcomings (e.g only 2 power outlets in the kitchen vs the need for 6, or the fact the power outlets in the living room are not aligned with perfect TV location). There are many options to explore and different people prefer different setups.

If it is for your family home: We recommend making a list of the things that annoy you the most from an electrical perspective. Missing power points, the need for multiple power adapters all over the place, the fact your toaster and kettle fight for the same power plug, not enough phone jacks, etc. Also list any ideas you have and features you have seen and liked in your friends and families homes. When we walk around onsite with clients for an evaluation and quote we love to hear these points. We’ll then present you with options that are a fit for your situation, helping you achieve that much improved living space.

If it is for your investment property: Many landlords view the need to rewire as an expense. The act of replacing something unseen may feel like replacing the hot water cylinder, annoying and costly without adding value to the property. We feel we understand the landlords desire to always seek to improve the value of the property, be that rental return or asset value. So, we take this into consideration when talking options with property investors that need to rewire a property. Our thought process is always asking ‘How can we increase the value of your investment through a rewire project?’

How long will it take?

Obviously the scope (size and complexity) of the project dictates to a large extent the length it can take. Some projects are relatively quick from the electrical perspective. We could be in and out within a couple of days. Most project timelines are to a large extent influenced by the project management of all the other parties involved. So, if the entire home is going through a huge transformation involving every trades person under the sun, then you could be looking at months. Whatever the overall project timeline, it is quite often the case that we will come in and do a certain amount until we can do no more until another trade services provider has finished.

How do we live during the rewiring phase (will I still be able to cook)?

We always ensure the minimum disruption to the basic living requirements that we can. This can include setting up temporary areas or reconnecting stove or lights before we leave for the day.

Do I project manage this or my builder?

The answer could be either. If you have a builder and you are doing a house rewire as part of a large renovation then you could have the builder project managing everything for you. Or you could be the project manager with your hands on the pulse of the comings and goings of every service provider. Either way we have worked with both situations many times. It comes down to personal choice. Some prefer the hands on approach others prefer letting professionals take charge.

If you are not doing a major renovation, and are simply rewiring the home from a need to perspective, then we’ll certainly take care of the electrical side of things freeing you up to focus on things that matter to you.

Whatever your situation we like to take care of the entire electrical plan, making it easy for you and ensuring we deliver on our promises of quality. You can be involved as little or as much as you like throughout. But the one thing we like to focus on is keeping the communication first class. People love the fact we are human and we are always keeping you up to date with what is going on. It’s your home, you care about it, and we get that… so we think you deserve someone that keeps you 100%
informed throughout the entire process.

Where do I start?

The best thing to do is talk to us. We will provide you with a quote by actually coming to your home or property and accessing the situation and getting to know what your vision is.