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Computer Circuits

Computer Circuits

Have you ever looked under your desk and saw the horrid mess of tangled cords wrapped around each other looking like a collage of wires gone bad? These cords may even be intertwined with low voltage cords that are going to the printer, fax machine telephone and etc., which is not good because it can affect the overall performance of your devices. It can be such a tangled mess; you can’t even figure out what goes to what.

Every one of these cords is going to something important involving your computer. If you are like most people, you will probably have a surge protection strip or perhaps two of them. With all these devices plugged into the outlets and strips, what ends up happening is that you are using a lot of power and in most cases, you are overloading the circuit. Typically, the circuit that feeds the outlet you are using for your computer has many more outlets on it and perhaps the lights too. Have you ever noticed your lights dim when you print something from your computer?

With so many devices in one room and then by adding a computer, there is a good chance that your circuit could be overloaded. With that said it’s best to have one or two dedicated outlets installed for your computer and computer hardware alone.

It’s very important because overloaded circuits can cause fire, electrocution, property damage and destroy your computer. John's Electric, can install the right circuit for your needs and clean up all the cords behind your desk, so they are organized and safe.

Call John's Electric today, and one of our safety experts can take care of all of your electrical and networking needs.

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About John's Electric

Linn Park Fountain, Birmingham, AL

John's Electric Inc. is a family owned and operated electrical contractor business that proudly provides electrician services in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding areas such as Hoover, Homewood, Chelsea, Vestavia Hills, Pelham, Alabaster, Trussville, and Mountain Brook. John's Electric provides residential and commercial electrical solutions at competitive rates. We have been in this line of work for 30 years, giving us not only experience but expertise as well. You can depend on us. We are a state licensed electrician (#03875) for your protection.

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What others say about John's Electric Service

Even though I thought the price was a little high the service was fantastic. Aubrey came right away and did a great job. He cleaned up all of the "mess". I can't tell you how much that was appreciated. I have had other contractors that left all of the packaging, etc when they completed their work--as if they just couldn't be bothered. it was greatly appreciated

Debbie B.
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Service was above and beyond excellent. Stuck with us and the power company until the true root of the problem was found. Worked around our schedule and budget restraints. Left things clean and was very respectful. Would definitely recommend him and use him again.

wayalockhart
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Aubrey was very helpful, explaining things as he went and making sure that everything worked good before he left.

Lisa H.
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Thanks for Saving Me!

John's Electric was wonderful! I called and he was at my house within an hour!! I was at great risk of fire because of my breaker overheating, and he got me taken care of quickly, and affordably! I have a home warranty, that wouldn't cover my issue, and he jumped in and took care of me. If I ever had need again, I know who to call. Couldn't recommend John's any higher!!!

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