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Spring Cleaning Time...for your home's electric system?

Spring Cleaning! Time to dust, vacuum, throw out some old stuff, organize the shelves….but is it possible to Spring Clean your home’s power? As we approach the hot summer days and begin to fire up the air conditioner, there’s no better time then now to do some Electric Spring Cleaning! 

Make your home more energy efficient this spring by doing a few simple things:

Change the tilt of your ceiling fan. Did you know that ceiling fans spin in two different directions? One way brings air up and the other way pushes air down. Using a step ladder, check the direction that your ceiling fan is rotating. It should be rotating to bring air up during the winter and rotating to push air down during the spring and summer to circulate the cold air from your air conditioner system

Have your air conditioning unit serviced. Having maintenance performed on your your air conditioner is a great way to make sure that it is working as efficiently as possible. The technician will remove any debris and dust that might be slowing air flow and can refill coolant levels.

Change light bulbs. Go through your home and make sure you have replaced all of your light bulbs with new, energy efficient bulbs like LED and compact fluorescent. These light bulbs use up to 10 times less energy than incandescent bulbs and can have a significant impact on your utility bill. Don’t forget to check on exterior light bulbs as these lights tend to get left on accidentally.

Spring is a great time to look around your home and identify projects that could be tackled. It is a time to start new and fresh, many people remove any tools they used to winterize their home and start to think about having the curtains open to let the sunshine in, spending time outdoors, and hosting pool parties or yard sales. Make sure that your home is ready for summer by giving your electrical usage a facelift too!

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Latest Tips

Have you scheduled electrical maintenance inspection for the new year?

Monday, January 14, 2019

The year old 2018 is over already, and as we move into the new year it is time to schedule appointments for many things such as a yearly physical, car tune-up, or a vet visit for your pet.  It is also a great time to book an electrical maintenance inspection for your home or business.

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Getting smart about Christmas lights in 2018.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Halloween came and went, and now, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Well, once the decorating is finished, that is. One of the most visually pleasing parts of the season is all the festive lights in creative places on neighboring houses. But that type of effect isn't limited to just outdoors; lighting plays a big part in Christmas inside as well. A tree with no lights looks dimly like a big plant in the center of the room. That's until the carefully strung lights shine throughout the magnificent green (and sometimes even white) tree and show off what's adorned on the branches. To make sure you get the most of your festive lighting, this year make a switch if you haven't already too smart lighting with LEDs.

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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

Aubrey was here less than half an hour after I called, had the problem identified within 5 minutes and had the problem solved within 15 minutes. He was friendly and professional.

Richard Walston
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Solved a problem thus restoring my power to some areas of my house

Had a number of outlets not working and lost AC in 97 degree weather--he came twice the 1st time approx 1hr 20 minutes--wasn't able to locate problem---this I put on myself as I was unaware of putting a breaker box behind a vanity that hadn't been move since purchase of my house. Second visit after some search found problem 1hr

OK the skinny--I think he was professional--on time

Was upfront on costs

Problem once the second box was located was an easy fix so thought a touch high on price--that said it was upfront and had I had the answer to location as I should have I think the billing would be much lower so will put this on myself. In other words I don't think he would have ripped me off

Bonus was after having 4 others trying to blame AC and being told I needed a new one---he said everything in my problems was electrical--and viewing my AC said it was fine--no need of new unit--for the moment if right saving me $$$$

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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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Thanks for Saving Me!

John's Electric was wonderful! I called and he was at my house within an hour!! I was at great risk of fire because of my breaker overheating, and he got me taken care of quickly, and affordably! I have a home warranty, that wouldn't cover my issue, and he jumped in and took care of me. If I ever had need again, I know who to call. Couldn't recommend John's any higher!!!

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