Client Case Studies

Knob & Tube Rewiring – Heritage Home – North Vancouver

Edwardian house located in North Shore with typical features of the era, including a front gable roof with symmetrical side shed dormers, and is clad in cedar shingles that came from the Fromme Lumber Mill in Lynn Valley. This gorgeous heritage home has been well preserved over the past century. All the woodwork including fir floors, doors, wainscoting, double hung sash windows, and picture rails are still in beautiful condition.

Property Type: Residential/Heritage House

Project Type: Knob & Tube Rewiring/Removal

The Project: to replace Knob & Tube wiring, install pot lights, upgrade electrical system, bring home to today’s standards.

The Challenge:

Install pot lights throughout the house with minimal damage to lath & plaster walls.

To complete the rewiring with minimal damage with a full finished basement.

To complete the work with minimal disruptions to the family living in the house during the renovation.

Work Done:

Knob & Tube Rewiring

Pot Light Installation

Panel & Service Upgrade

Knob & Tube Removal / Rewiring in Exceptional Home in White Rock

Remarkable ocean front view home.  One of Crescent Beach’s oldest homes (1917). Marvelous unobstructed ocean views of Boundary Bay and the Strait of Georgia. The original home is one of the Semiahmoo Peninsula’s “trophy” properties in the community of Crescent Beach.

Property Type: Residential Home

Project Type: Knob and Tube Removal / Rewiring

The Project: to replace Knob & Tube wiring and bring home to today’s standard’s Canadian electrical code

The Challenge: 

To complete the rewiring without causing damages to this remarkable home.

To complete the project with minimal disruptions to the owners living in the house.

Results: Our electricians completed the job with minimal opening and disruptions to the owners, client was very satisfied with the results.

K & T Rewiring in Heritage House – New West

Property /Business Type: Residential / Heritage House

Project Type: Knob & Tube Re-wiring

The Project: to replace Knob & Tube wiring and bring home to today’s standards electrical code.

The Challenge:

  • To complete the installation and additional work within a tight time frame.
  • To complete the rewiring with minimal damage to walls, wallpaper and ceilings.

 

Work Done:

  • Knob & Tube Rewiring
  • Basement Rewiring
  • Recessed Lights Installation
  • Sub-panel Installation

 

Results: The electricians completed upgrades within the original walls with minimal openings in walls and ceilings. The electrical system was upgraded without altering the character and beauty of the heritage house. Work was finished on time and within budget.