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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?

At first, construction workers were deemed essential, but as the true scope of the virus came into view and stay at home, orders were issued. Many workers were told to put down their tool belts and go home, leaving buildings half-finished and put on hold for the foreseeable future. Some construction work has been allowed to continue, such as hospitals and homeless shelters.

Not only has most of the construction come to a crawl, but supplies h ave been vastly curtailed as well. From factories in China to lumber yards across the US, fewer workers mean fewer products being produced. The ripple effect will continue to make its way across the world even long after the virus is gone.

The real answer to what will happen to the housing market and new construction is, nobody knows. There is no pandemic playbook for contractors to follow. But the good new is things are slowly returning to normal and projects are picking up where they left off.
We will all have to play the wait and see game and hope for the best.

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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 an amazing electrician Aubrey is!!!! He is honest and he charges reasonable! Never tried to upsell me once and I never felt taken advantage by him! Was the only electrician that came as soon as I called and was always upfront about everything! All the reviews about him are true! That's how I found him and he's proven to be everything everyone has said! Call the best so you can get great service!

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What a pleasure it was dealing with Aubrey of John's electric! We had a breaker that would not reset. Aubrey arrived at our house at exactly the time he said he would. He had the problem diagnosed in under a minute and had us back to normal with all of our garage outlets in under 5 minutes. I know that all service calls can't go that quickly, but he sure found the problem right away and got it fixed immediately. I would strongly recommend this company.

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I had a strange electrical issue in my home, and I was expecting it to be an expensive repair. Aubrey came out very quickly, ran some tests, and knew exactly what it was. He repaired it for a fraction of the cost of what I was expecting. I will absolutely call John's Electric any time I need a professional electrician. I highly recommend this company.

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