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What is a WiFi extender?

A sound internet connection is essential for life in this day and age. What is a WiFi extender. Birmingham, AlabamaWe need it for our phones, tablets, computers, and even our televisions. A strong WiFi connection is vital to stay in touch, work, learn, and stay informed of what is happening in the world. The world has gone virtual, and there is no going back.

Sometimes it gets incredibly daunting when there is a weak signal or none at all. The internet is supposed to make our lives easier. However, sometimes it can be the source of frustration. If you are working and this happens, your hard work could be lost, or you may spend all day trying to get things done on a weak internet connection. The internet is supposed to make our lives easier, right? A bad WIFI network could hit you hard in your pocketbook.

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Bring fun and romance to your home with dimmer switches.

Daylight Savings time is coming soon, which means it will be darker a lot earlier. This means the lights will go on longer in your home. Many people don't like bright lights at night, they opt to illuminate their homes in a more softer glow. One of the best lighting options available today to achieve this affect is the dimmer switch.Dimmer switches make Alabama homes fun and romantic. Dimmer switches control the current sent to a light fixture, allowing you to increase or decrease the amount of light in a room. The switch is usually a slow sliding lever or turns the dial, which allows you to adjust the light manually. There are many reasons why dimmers are so popular among new home builders and remodelers. Now that smart home apps can control the lights, dimmer switches are cooler than ever!

Here are some of the benefits of having dimmer switches installed in your home.

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Is UV light safe for killing viruses?

Since the beginning of March, the Coronavirus has been a massive part of our daily lives. Is UV light safe for killing Covid-19. Birmingham, AlabamaThe virus caused the world to come to a screeching halt, closing businesses and entertainment venues. The biggest issue has been focused on safety and sanitation.

It doesn’t look like the threat of Covid-19 is going anywhere for a while. This means we have to learn to live our lives around it. We are left trying to come up with the best way to sanitize ourselves and daily objects we come in contact with. Some have brought up the idea of using a UV light for sanitation of PPE, electronics, and surfaces.

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How will Coronavirus affect construction?

The world has come to a screeching halt because of the Coronavirus.How will coronavirus affect construction in Alabama? No one alive today has ever experienced what we are going through in their lifetimes. Life was ticking along merrily until March 2020; then, the whole world was told to stop what we were doing and go home and stay there until...? Many people have lost their jobs and businesses and are left wondering what happens next.

Has everything stopped? The housing market was fairing quite nicely, and many families and retires were building new homes and promising futures. What will happen to new construction projects?

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Sanitizing high touch points in your home.

Unless you've just woken up from a two-month-long nap, your life has been sent into chaos because of the Coronavirus. Sanitizing high touch points in your home. Birmingham, Alabama Washing our hands and disinfecting surfaces that could be contaminated has become a vital way to fight against this unseen enemy. Hand sanitizer, essential cleaning products, and for some reason, toilet paper are luxuries that not everyone can obtain. Now we are left scratching our heads on how to protect ourselves and our homes. 

Even though the stay at home orders are being followed for most places across the globe, many people still have to work, and businesses are slowly opening, which could lead to potentially bringing the virus home, either by touching something or the virus in their clothes. Grocery shopping, ordering take out food, or even checking the mail are all things we once thought were harmless, could now potentially put us at risk. The virus could be on objects that you bring into your home, and you could be infected unknowingly. 

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Latest Tips

What is a WiFi extender?

Monday, October 5, 2020

A sound internet connection is essential for life in this day and age. We need it for our phones, tablets, computers, and even our televisions. A strong WiFi connection is vital to stay in touch, work, learn, and stay informed of what is happening in the world. The world has gone virtual, and there is no going back.

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Bring fun and romance to your home with dimmer switches.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Daylight Savings time is coming soon, which means it will be darker a lot earlier. This means the lights will go on longer in your home. Many people don't like bright lights at night, they opt to illuminate their homes in a more softer glow. One of the best lighting options available today to achieve this affect is the dimmer switch. Dimmer switches control the current sent to a light fixture, allowing you to increase or decrease the amount of light in a room. The switch is usually a slow sliding lever or turns the dial, which allows you to adjust the light manually. There are many reasons why dimmers are so popular among new home builders and remodelers. Now that smart home apps can control the lights, dimmer switches are cooler than ever!

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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

They were prompt, professional and honest in their work.

wreck61

Yellow Pages

Solved a problem thus restoring my power to some areas of my house

Had a number of outlets not working and lost AC in 97 degree weather--he came twice the 1st time approx 1hr 20 minutes--wasn't able to locate problem---this I put on myself as I was unaware of putting a breaker box behind a vanity that hadn't been move since purchase of my house. Second visit after some search found problem 1hr

OK the skinny--I think he was professional--on time

Was upfront on costs

Problem once the second box was located was an easy fix so thought a touch high on price--that said it was upfront and had I had the answer to location as I should have I think the billing would be much lower so will put this on myself. In other words I don't think he would have ripped me off

Bonus was after having 4 others trying to blame AC and being told I needed a new one---he said everything in my problems was electrical--and viewing my AC said it was fine--no need of new unit--for the moment if right saving me $$$$

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Angie's List

This company did an incredible job on our house. Had a few issues to get home ready for sale and he came next day - completed everything with perfection and great price. Aubrey is very honest and trustworthy! Will use him any other time I need electric work and strongly recommend him

bethuhlman

Yellow Pages

Aubrey showed up within 30 minutes of my call. Very friendly and great service! I highly recommend Aubrey and John's Electric.

Jerry Mcgalliard

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