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Can anyone recommend a company to install an overhead light in a postwar Manhattan condo that's wired to do so? I have no handyman skills and the condo prefers that an insured company does it.
if there's no light, you need a licensed electrician and a contractor to cleanup/fix the holes lines that the electrician will make.
If it's all wired and you're either replacing an existing fixture or uncapping the junction box where one attaches, you can probably have your super do it ... it's an extremely simple task, assuming you don't have to bolt anything like a track to the concrete slab.
For anything more than that, I had very good results from http://www.leaderelectric.net/
currently, there is no light installed, but it is wired for overhead lighting. i need a contractor just to install a ceiling light?
What does your ceiling look like now? Sheetrock? Metal/plastic cover plate?
thanks alan, i will contact them.
What part of the city are you in? If I have guys in the area i will send them over for free.
Re: If I have guys in the area i will send them over for free.
can they gut reno a galley kitchen real quick while they're at it?
Unfortunately that will take more then 10 minutes
Along the same lines can someone recommend a company that can channel a solid ceiling and do the wiring so that I can hang a new light fixture. I believe the ceiling is concrete and it is over a stairwell. Also, does anyone have an idea of what this can cost? Thanks
Before investing too much energy, I'd make sure your building allows ceiling channeling. Many don't. Although the stairs thing makes it sound like it might not be a coop/condo.
I would think electricians do the channeling. Maybe give Leader a quick call (link in this thread).
Otherwise, of course, think ceiling drop / soffit.