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Make Sure You are Getting your Security Lighting Right.

Outside security light If your home or commercial space is in a location that causes you constant concern in terms of security, one solution to deter vandalism, burglary or trespassing is to install proper security lighting around your home or office.

Security lighting is not much different than the lights we use inside our homes, but what makes them so effective is the fact that these lights are stronger and more powerful against factors of weather or tampering. Every quality security system involves properly powered lighting strategically placed.

The angles of your lights makes all the difference when it comes to utilizing security lighting for the protection of your property. For example, a security light placed directly over an entrance door must be angled in such a way that it does not cast a shadow over a person approaching the door and does not obstruct the view physically or by a security camera.

Also, security lighting should be installed in such a manner that while you are looking outside, you can see the person outside, but you cannot be seen by them. Therefore, angles are crucial in getting the most out of your security lighting.

For peace of mind, leave it to the professionals at John’s Electric to correctly install and configure your security lighting system to provide you with the best results possible.

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

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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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