Electrician & Plumber • Licensed & Insured • Residential & Commercial • Credit Cards Accepted • Serving the Birmingham, AL area • 24/7 Emergency Service Available

(205) 426-0583

Creative Electrical Ideas for New Home Construction.

electrical wires, new constructionWhen it comes to the excitement and anticipation of building your new home, countless ideas may be running through your mind. The perfect placement of each window, wall, and door. Paint colors and textures, the perfect flooring choices, exterior and interior materials, and those specific details that make your newly built home one of a kind and truly yours.

With those common ideas going into your blueprints with the most ideal options for layouts and measurements being discussed with your contractor, what about including some creative electrical options as well?

In a modern home, electrical options are more than just placement of outlets, circuit breakers, GFI’s and wiring choices. There are countless creative electrical ideas to add functionality, convenience and even energy savings to the plans for your newly built home.

Some of the following ideas are great for a discussion with your electrical contractor when you’re ready to brainstorm the finer details of your home:

  • Solar panels
  • LED’s
  • Halogen bulbs
  • Extremely Long Life Batteries
  • Pre-wiring an indoor outdoor home theater
  • Built in Wifi
  • Security System (cameras, alarm, smartphone controlled security)
  • Remote access to your doors, lights, thermostat and garage
  • Heated tiles
  • Electric fireplaces
  • High efficiency washers and dryers, hot water heaters, refrigerators and dishwashers
  • Bedside light switches
  • Towel Warmers
  • Alarm systems for fire, smoke and carbon monoxide
  • Speakers behind the walls before the drywall or built into the ceiling
  • Tankless water heater

John's Electric is here to discuss all of these electrical ideas and more. Contact us today!

Return to blog

Current Specials

Free Home Electrical Inspection

With any paid electrical repair. A $100 value.
Must use coupon code JELFREEHOME.
Offer does not expire

$200 Off Electrical Panel Upgrade

On Any Electrical Panel Upgrade.
Taxes and dispatch fee additional. Please call for details. Must print this coupon and redeem at time of initial dispatch call.
Offer does not expire

$25 Off Any Electrical Repair

Must mention promo code: 25OFF
Cannot be combined with any other offer. Does not include dispatch fee.
Offer does not expire

Free Second Opinion

on service/breaker upgrades or fuse box repairs.
Must use coupon code JELFREESECONDOPINION.
Offer does not expire

Latest Tips

Welcome to the Neighborhood!

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

John's Electric Service strives to give the best possible service through:

Finish reading Welcome to the Neighborhood!...

New homeowners should never ignore these electrical responsibilities.

Monday, August 9, 2021

Whether the issue is large or small, problems with electricity are often ignored until they become apparent.  It's easy to avoid thinking about problems that can occur in our appliances, circuit breakers, wall outlets, and even light bulbs. But often, ignoring issues while they are small leads to more significant problems and the necessity for the help of an electrician.

Finish reading New homeowners should never ignore these electrical responsibilities....

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.

  • Angie's List
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • HomeAdvisor
  • Instagram
  • Yellow Pages
  • Yelp

What others say about John's Electric Service

Aubrey, the owner, came out and explained everything clearly. He had honest prices and great work.

Rachael Anne Lee

Google

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.

Yellow Pages

Very professional and willing to work with the customer. Overall was an enjoyable experience.

Ernie Spiller

Yellow Pages

John's Electric did a very thorough,quick and thrifty job! I would absolutely recommend them for your electrical work! Bravo!

VJ Sazera

Google