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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!

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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

Mr. Teele arrived quickly, diagnosed our outage problem and fixed it that same afternoon. We have an older electrical system that many other electricians simply won't work with. But Mr. Teele confidently made repairs and even called to check on us the next day to ensure all was working well.

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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.

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Aubrey and Jeremy were awesome! I have an old house with old wiring and needed to install a new Range and above Range Microwave. They worked very hard to run new wiring to the breaker box in the basement, installed new plugs, and installed the appliances with great care.

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Great job installing new breaker/meter box. Fast service , great price, will use again if needed.

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