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Saving On Your Electric Bill During a Hot Alabama Summer.

Summer is here, and there is no doubt that Alabama has some of the hottest temperatures in the country! Save on energy bill Alabama Summer. You may be trying to find ways of cooling down, but lowering your thermostat will raise your energy bill. So what are we to do?

There are ways to beat the heat without sizzling a hole in your wallet:

  • Flip on the ceiling fan- Coupled alongside with an air conditioner or even solely used alone, a ceiling fan can significantly cool a room by four degrees.
  • Turn A/C up a few degrees before leaving or sleeping- There is no reason to blast cold air into a house where no one is home. The thermostat should be set to no lower than 78 degrees. And you will save 4-8% every degree that is raised.
  • Program your thermostat- Save time and money by installing a programmable thermostat that can automatically turn the air up when no one is at home or during nighttime hours.
  • Check your insulation- If your insulation is not up to par, you are not only losing air but money out of hidden cracks and openings. Also, take time to caulk around doors and windows that may be letting in a draft.
  • Clean your air vents and unit- clogged and dirty air filters reduce air flow and force your system to work even harder. Changing filters, cleaning vents, and walking outside to make sure the central unit is free of dust and debris will save you in the long run.
  • Block out the Sun with window treatments- closing the drapes and blinds can reduce the heat coming into your home. Some can reduce heat by 45% during the scorching hot Summer months.

These are just some of the great ways to keep your power bill from skyrocketing this Summer. Making sure your house has the most efficient electrical work is another way. Schedule an electrical inspection by John's Electric 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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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

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Very professional. Great service. I will keep this number for all my electrical needs.

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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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