Extensive house re-wire
Customer approached us with concerns about old knob and tube wiring in home and wanted to add circuits to home. After evaluating panel and service, it became clear that a replacement of the electrical panel was warranted. Panel was replaced with same amperage and circuits were added for convenience throughout home. A lighting circuit was added and run through the attic and new fixture boxes that were installed. New devices were installed so as to electrically ground the system throughout the home. A convenience circuit was added to basement for workshop and another circuit was added for exterior perimeter security lighting.
Extensive kitchen remodel.
Customer approached us with an interest in completely remodeling kitchen and installation of custom lighting in and under new cabinetry. New circuits were added to subpanel for kitchen appliances and for electric range cooktop. Installed phone wire and jack, coax cable and jack, and ceiling speakers with volume control connected to main system in basement. Installed xenon undercabinet lighting and custom low voltage in cabinet lighting on electronic low voltage dimmers controlled by two different switches. Installed canister lights in kitchen ceiling controlled by three way dimmer. Installed new dining room circuit and convenience plugs where requested. Installed 13 canister lights in basement controlled by three way dimmer. Installed new electrical boxes and fixtures as needed.
Kitchen lighting remodel.
Customer approached us with an interest in improving the lighting in kitchen. We designed and installed 7 canister lights controlled by dimmer and 5 undercabinet lights switch controlled. Installed coax cable and connected to main system. Installed new circuit for microwave and performed load test on entire panel. Performed code corrections in panel and installed a whole house surge protector. All wires were fished through the walls and attic with no drywall damage whatsoever.
The customer approached Windward Construction with a request to update the lighting in the kitchen. The existing lighting was a surface mounted wooden box with three fluorescent fixtures inside of it. The customer complained about the quality of light and the fact that it had been falling apart, knocking him on the head!
The customer asked Windward Construction about different lighting options. Ideas were brought up which included undercabinet lighting, above cabinet lighting and recessed canister lighting for the ceiling. It was determined that canister lighting was to be installed and the lay-out and designed was discussed. Below you will see the proposed install which is approved by customer before any actual installation begins.
The customer approved the installation and the work began. During the course of the work, a section of drywall was removed in order to drill through the joists and install wiring necessary to connect the lighting to the existing switch leg. It was discovered that existing ductwork prevented the installation of recessed canister lighting above the peninsular countertop. Instead, pendant lights were installed on a separate switch (which was fished in to existing switch box with no additional drywall damage) and existing 3-gang box was removed and replaced with 4-gang box to accommodate new switch for pendants. Dimmer switches were installed on all new lighting.