Testimonials For A1 Electrical

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Pip Reid - Traquair Station

Our business requires ongoing electrical maintenance. It is very important to us that the standard of all wiring, including metre boards and switch boards, is maintained. Some aspects of the farm infrastructure are now gaining age and since venturing out to operate the business on our own, about five years ago, the opportunity arose to source a new electrical firm.

We are happy working with A1 Electrical and their staff are happy working with us. I find they have no discrimination toward me being a woman. The A1 Electrical staff are polite and pleasant, well presented with tidy work habits and know what they are doing and are qualified.
Being a farming operation, the knowledge required is diverse. For example, pumps to take water from springs to house supply storage tanks, electrical wiring needing replacement in smelly and dirty locations, and occasionally (by accident) lives wires needing immediate attention. This means an electrician on site ASAP. Not always the easiest when location is rural. We really appreciate their promptness to the job. A1 Electrical deliver!

Darren is consistently available to deliver his expertise, by phone, email and/or in person on site, with promptness and a smile. The accounts are detailed and fair. Yes, we recommend A1 Electrical to all discerning electricity users. Darren, Phillipa and their staff are a pleasure to work with.

Shane – Part Owner/ Project Manager – BuildSmart

Build Smart have been using A1 Electrical for around six years. We keep using them because they are reliable, they know what they’re doing and are polite to the clients and other trades on the job. Being easy to get along with goes a long way at our end. They help us with a range of light commercial and residential work and are good people to work with as you know you can trust them and not have any issues.

A1 Electrical turn up when they say they’re going to. This helps our business because when trades don’t turn up when they say, I not only get calls from tenants and owners asking where they are but it also puts the remainder of the job on hold causing costly down time. Some of our clients have even asked to get A1 Electrical's details for small independent jobs, so we know our clients like working with them.

We also work with them because they have a team behind them, this means they can cope with call outs and the amount of work that we do. If we need someone, they will turn up when we call them and have the ability to easily visit us onsite. They communicate well, send through all their quotes in a timely manner and their invoices are well itemised. They look professional and are professional to deal with. I would certainly recommend them.

Mary Donovan - Director - DPM Group 

DPM group has as been using A1 Electrical for five-plus years now. 

Darren and his team provide excellent service to our multiple properties. Jobs are completed in a timely and professional manner, communication is excellent and we have found all staff great to work with.

Feedback from our tenants and landlords has all been positive. 

We have no hesitation in recommending A1 Electrical.



Google reviews. 

Jemma Barltrop

I always get amazing service at A1 Electrical. Timely and professional. Will always be my electrician of choice. 10/10

Pat Lagan

A1 Electrical always do a great job. I’ve had a whole house done and small jobs. Nice to deal with, good advice and hard working.

Jody Hazlett

Quick to help us when our lights totally burnt out. The guy was friendly and efficient and did a great job at a good price. Would use again.

Clare Gore

Very quick to respond and super helpful and knowledgeable technician.

Brendon Whipp

I have used A1 Electrical Contractors on four different jobs now and am very very happy with them. I would not hesitate to use them again and highly recommend.

Heather Stewart

Great team, prompt efficient and friendly service

Trudi Mcdonald

After returning from holiday, we realised we had no hot water. I rang A1 Electrical on Monday morning and they promised to send someone out to see what the problem was. Not only did they diagnose the problem immediately, they got replacement parts, got a plumber to drain the hot water cylinder, and completed the fix. The electrician and his apprentice were fantastic, as was the plumber. A fantastic service all round and I would highly recommend these guys. Was able to enjoy a lovely hot shower later that night.

Sandra Deans

Professionalism,Punctuality,Quality,Responsiveness Excellent service! 

Admired Daniel's problem solving and how he worked with us as we added more jobs. Darren was always quick to respond to our questions. 

Liked the detailed estimate and itemized invoice.

Bryn Evans

A1 recently rewired our old villa. We were impressed by the quality of their work, the good price, and their friendly and responsive sparkies. I would highly recommend.

Glen Williamson

Thank you for your help A1 Electrical you guys do a great job. The Buildsmart team highly recommend you.

Dean Matheson

Great fantastic prompt service


Good fast, friendly efficient service.

Craig Taylor

Honest... Reliable...

Jared Le Roy

The A1 team are great, very responsive and detailed in discussing the job. The team that turned up where professional and kept us updated all the way through. Very clean and tidy job, I would highly recommend.

Tony McFadgen

A1Electrical are very professional, great communicators, with quality staff / sparkies and a pleasure to do business with. Highly recommend

Ros Moore

Great service, reliable and reasonable. Left the house immaculate with no sign of any materials, etc left behind. Would definitely recommend!

Kieran Moffat

Amazing service and came to the rescue when urgent work was needed. Highly recommended.

Nigel Smith

Very easy to deal with, prompt response to my service request and executed job quickly and effectively to a high standard. Will definitely use A1Electrical again!

Paul Richards

Great to deal with, fixed the problem quickly.

Peter Taylor

A1 always provide us with first rate service and we used them on many occasions. I would unreservedly recommend them for any electrical work.

Lisa Miles

Excellent service - staff were great to deal with - Hayden was on time and he did a great job - I would absolutely recommend.

Jon Dean

The team at A1 Electrical were very responsive and did an excellent job at rewiring and fixing our electrical system. We are very pleased with the results and would recommend them to others.

Glen Williamson

Thank you for your help A1 Electrical you guys do a great job. The Buildsmart team highly recommend you.

Michael Stuart

Very friendly Electrician . Nothing was a issue.

Gordon Duncan

A1 did an incredible job on my bathroom upgrade and a few other odd jobs. They were very accommodating at relatively short notice and have really wonderful, professional staff. Would recommend to anyone.

Janina Fox

Excellent service. Professional, reliable and efficient. Highly recommend.

Craig Nicolson

Dealing with A1 Electrical was super easy. The communication from everyone I dealt with was great. The quality of the work was top notch and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend their service.

Mike Hammond

We have been using A1 for several years and find staff awesome.

Graeme Aitken

The boys did a great job. Listened to us and came up with the answers. Professional and a great finish. Went out of their way to make sure we had an operating kitchen.

Marcella Perdomo-Jordan

These guys were top notch. Knew exactly what to look for and educated me in the process. We get all our referrals from one reliable builder in Dunedin and as usual, he stirred us in the right direction when he referred us to A1 Electrical. Darren and Louis were grade A 👍

Bruce Cockroft

Very responsive and quality work. Have been using this company for a number of years, keep on going back!!!

Tony Fraser-Jones

Full credit to Darren, Pip and the team for creating a world class experience! They are efficient and effective. I would highly recommend this crew!

Sam Kerr

Brilliant. We were stuck with a problem outside of normal hours. Response was amazing.

Dave Downing

On time to cover the power feed wires to the house before I painted close by. Again, on time when it was time to take the covers off.

Erin Ingram

Friendly and great to deal with, will use again.