Call  Napier: 650 0180     |     Hastings: 873 3444     |     Waipukurau: 650 9658


OUR MOST FREQUENT QUESTIONS

FROM HARKNESS ELECTRICAL

Can we get a quote?

Certainly, just contact us on 06 873 3444 and we will arrange a quote for you.

Can you do emergency callouts and after hours jobs?

Absolutely! Please call 06 873 3444-One of our Tradesmen is always on call.

Which areas of Hawkes Bay do you cover?

For jobs from Waipukurau to Napier everything in between we have got you covered. Urban or Rural

I have some appliances that need to be tested and tagged - how often do they have to be done?

Testing and tagging is completed to AS/NZS 3760:2010 which specifies how regularly appliances must be tested according to their type and environment. The shortest length is 3 monthly and this goes right through to 5 yearly (for appliances in an office environment).

Can you check the wiring in a house before I put in an offer or purchase it?

Yes, we would be more than happy to give you an appraisal on the electrical wiring in your new investment

Do I call an electrician or plumber for hot water cylinder faults?

If your water is either too cold or too hot you require an electrician. If the cylinder is leaking or you have no water flowing, then call a plumber. [we can arrange a plumber for you as well].

What is an RCD?

An RCD is a residual-current device, also known as a safety switch. The device is designed to monitor the electrical current on the earthing cable and then to disconnect the power when a leak is detected from a fault in wiring, an appliance or switch.

Why should I use a Master Electrician?

A Master Electrician is trained to deliver professional, safe, reliable service at the highest standard. Master Electricians must carry out ongoing training to ensure they continue to be at the forefront of their trade.

Do you Guarantee your work?

Get complete peace of mind with our 730-day extended maintenance guarantee where we will fix any problem that arises due to our workmanship free of charge. We stand behind our work.

GIVE US CALL ON

06 873 3444

WITH ANY OTHER QUESTIONS

TIPS, TRICKS & NEWS

FROM HARKNESS ELECTRICAL

The Hidden Hazards of Overloading Multiboxes: A Safety Guide

In today's gadget-driven world, multi-boxes, also known as power strips or extension blocks, have become ubiquitous in homes and offices. They are a convenient solution for operating multiple devicesRead more

Celebrating Mum!

Mother’s Day is a time for us to reflect upon, appreciate and thank our mums for their impact on our lives. It's a day that brings into focus the strength, compassion, and unwavering support of theRead more

Second Hand Electrical Appliances

All second-hand electrical appliances sold in New Zealand must be electrically safe. A way of demonstrating this is to have them tested to Australian and New Zealand Electrical Safety Standard (AS/NZRead more

What are the differences between LED, CFL, and Halogen lights?

1.Energy Efficiency: LED lights are the most energy-efficient of the three, using up to 80% less energy than halogen lights and 20-30% less energy than CFLs. 2.Lifespan: LED lights also have a muchRead more

3 steps to finding a good electrician

1.Ask for Recommendations: Ask family, friends, and neighbours for recommendations. You can also ask for referrals from other Trades or electrical supply stores. 2.Research Online: Check onlineRead more

The Dangers of DIY

And if it’s in the middle of the night or right when you walk into the house after a hard day at the office, you just want things back to normal ASAP. Does that mean you should attempt to fixRead more

What is the big deal with LED Lights?

1.Energy efficiency: LED lights are highly energy efficient, using up to 80% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs. This means that they can help reduce energy bills and lower carbonRead more

10 Electrical Safety Tips

Electrical safety is a general practice of handling and maintaining electrically powered equipment to prevent incidents. Adequate training is required to properly identify and control hazards to keepRead more