Your concerns are understood Joseph. Always verify with proven, qualified professionals on the best way to solve your issue. better to get the correct advice now then problems later. Someone experienced in coating floors would be your best bet. Like a contractor or floor sealing specialist.
Joseph, Hey, I would save the step of going to the building department and just contact a licensed electrician. He/she is going to know the code, tell you what you need to do and give you estimates of the costs. All, of which you are going to need anyway....why spend the time at the building department trying to figure out things that may, or may not make sense to you?
My son is an electrical contractor...I just rely on his expertise. Additionally, I have done a lot of remodeling and construction in my "day" and electricial is just something I sub out and stay out of. It is far to complicated (and dangerous) for my to wrap my little brain around.... more
I'm sure you would have to notify the utility company because if there's two meters, there's probably two accounts and one would have to be shut down. A licensed electrician should be able to most if not all of the work for you and then an electrical underwriter needs to certify the work. I would imagine the cost would be under $5,000. If you're not working with an agent and need assistance, I would be pleased to assist you.
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