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Electrical Panel Upgrades

Electrical Panel Upgrades

Has an insurance adjuster told you that they wouldn't write you an insurance policy because of your electrical panel?

Would you like to add a piece of machinery in your garage for your favorite hobby, whether it be wood working or working on cars, but your current electrical panel is all filled up?

Whether you have an old unsafe panel or a small panel, you may need to have a new panel upgrade done by John's Electric.

Some signs that you may need a panel upgrade are flickering lights and breakers that trip constantly.

So what is an electrical panel? Think of your electrical panel as the heart of your electrical system. If your panel (heart) were to stop working, then you would have a big problem on your hands.

All the power that comes into your home originates from the utility department first, then to your electric service. From there it goes to your electric panel (heart). From there, electricity is distributed in wires to different locations providing you power where you need it most.

You may not have a panel with circuit breakers; you may have an outdated fuse box or even worse an electrical panel that has lost its UL approval because they have been proven to cause fires.

There a couple of manufacturers that went out of business because they were forced to close by UL because they made inferior products. Unfortunately, many of these panels and breakers are in thousands of homes.

Circuit breakers are designed to shut off quickly if there is ever a problem. (A fraction of a second) This keeps you and your family safe from electrocution, electric shock, and house fires. With the old-style breakers, some of them will not trip under a test load for at least one minute; some did not trip (turn off) at all.

Problems arise from electrical panels for many reasons. We will list just a few below:

  1. Loose connections
  2. Burnt connections
  3. Double tapped circuits
  4. Old Outdated Fuses
  5. Not UL approved

Unfortunately, we have seen just that in many of the homes around Birmingham. If your home is in need of a panel upgrade, then call John's Electric today. We will send one of our highly qualified safety electricians to your home and give you a compete for evaluation.

By having a new panel or load center installed in your home, it will ensure that you’re getting the most out of your home’s electrical system and help avoid electrical hazards and that is what it’s about. Keeping your loved ones safe.

John's Electric offers a NO QUESTIONS ASKED, 5 YEAR WARRANTY on material and labor for all electrical panel upgrades.

Did you know? John's Electric gives FREE Second Opinions on all Electric Panel Upgrades! If an electrician or handyman has told you a course of action to take regarding your panel upgrade and you just want to make sure, please contact us for a free second opinion!

Current Specials

$25 Off Any Electrical Repair

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Free Second Opinion

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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

John’s Electric save’s the day.

I called for help and Aubrey came to my home when it was convenient for me. He was on time and very professional. All issues I needed to be fixed were. I am very happy with the service and the prices. I will use Aubrey again and I would recommend him to my family. Thanks so much. mvb

Venus B.
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It was a great experience. Thanks would hire them again.

Darrell S.
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My Mother recently came to live with me, and I needed a fan installed in her west-facing room, to keep it cool in the guest room. I had to wait a little bit, but it was worth it. The price was reasonable, I could tell he was conscientious and he made an extra effort to do as much as he could while he was here - including going down through a difficult attic to install, so the wires would not show. Highly recommend. He came with his grandson and they worked a few hours. Hoping to get him back soon for some more work. Thank you, John!

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Aubrey did a great job for us today. He is an asset to your company!

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