A: Core drilling creates a hole through the floor of an office so that power can come to the conference table, desk, or workstation from below, creating an access point so the wires can be tucked away into the furniture without looking like a mess.
Contractors need to access the connections from the floor below
Sometimes core drills can be unavoidable, depending on your space. However, there are alternative solutions for your office space.
Having Jefferson Group involved in the beginning stages of your floor planning is important to determine if a core drill is needed to meet the workspace requirements. If we look at your space and determine where workstations or conference rooms will be, any required core drilling can be scheduled and may not be as much of an issue or cost. Our project managers and installers are knowledgeable and helpful with these issues.
The best time to bring furniture discussions into your project would be before the lease is signed. Often tenants can negotiate site work or a higher tenant allowance. Reviewing your furniture needs early in the process provides plenty of time to plan out intricate details of how the office space should be set up and ensures your furniture arrives on time at the best cost. However, we can still help you if you are further along the process.