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TRADIES keep Canberra moving; from heating, carpentry, and plumbing, to high-vis workwear and safety gear.

“CityNews” speaks with some local, trusted professionals who have Canberrans covered for all their housing and work-clothing needs.


Safety gear from the boots up

FOR high-vis workwear, safety equipment and boots, Seears Workwear has the lot, says a Seears spokesman.

Seears Workwear is family owned and operated, run by Pat Seears and his son Shane.

The 1400 square-metre store sells clothing and safety gear for pretty much every kind of industry and worker, he says – from building labourers, chefs, blue and white-collar workers to hospitals, major companies, and government departments such as Defence.

“We also have a corporate section, where we provide a free measure-and-quote and free delivery service,” he says.

“We are a very competitively priced business and are always negotiable on large bulk orders.

“We offer a full embroidery and screen-printing service, too.”

Seears keeps a huge range of stock on the premises and sells online at

Seears Workwear, 60 Barrier Street, Fyshwick. Call 6280 4111 or visit


Reliable Aaron delivers top sparky services

FOR three years, Clark Electrical & Air Conditioning in Mitchell has been serving the community with quality and reliable electrical services, says owner Aaron Clark.

But Aaron’s been a sparky for much longer, almost 28 years, and says his experience has added to the quality of his own business.

“I started by myself as a sole trader six years ago and loved the work and keeping clients happy,” he says.

From there Aaron established Clark Electrical and has since been offering a reliable service across Canberra and its surrounds.

“We are reliable, honest, down to earth and give the correct advice when it comes to repairs, installations and any other electrical or air conditioning work within the home,” he says.

“[We’re also] friendly, clean, neat and tidy. Just good old-fashioned service with a smile and a great attitude towards work.

“[And] with Clark Electrical you know exactly what you’re getting up front with no hidden costs.”

Aaron says they also keep their customers up-to-date with their much-loved mobile app, which lets them know when the tradesmen are on their way.

Clark Electrical & Air Conditioning, 5/12 Sandford Street, Mitchell. Call 1300 230462 or email


Multiple trade services under one roof

AFTER noticing a need for a multi-disciplined approach to maintenance services in the ACT, Justin Hyland established Pacific Facilities Maintenance about seven years ago.

“We contribute a multi-disciplined approach [to the Canberra region], offering a tailored suite of services, including electrical, air conditioning, carpentry, plumbing and essential services,” Justin says.

“I felt that we could offer a more personalised approach with a local engagement.

“We have a showroom in Mitchell and have a mobile fleet of vehicles.”

It’s a one-stop-shop for all maintenance services, he says, which is convenient because there’s only one, local, single point of contact that delivers anything from fire and security services to refrigeration services.  

Justin describes their service as honest and punctual and says they set a high standard of customer service delivery, striving for ultimate customer satisfaction.

And with a goal to “install, maintain and sustain”, Pacific Facilities Maintenance ensures it practices sustainability, both for its clients and for the environment, while providing an excellent service.

Pacific Facilities Maintenance, Unit 3, 125 Lysaght Street, Mitchell. Call 6262 4673, email or visit

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