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What Electricians look for When Troubleshooting your Home

There are more services than most people realize in which an electrician can be of help. Things like basic repairs can be done easily and conveniently. Whenever you think that electrical troubleshooting should be done in your home, give John's Electric a call.

First and foremost, electrical safety is something that all electricians should practice. There are several ways in which electricians practice electrical safety. One of them is having the proper tools and related equipment. This helps to get a job done quicker and also prevents unforeseen complications.

With the proper tools, equipment and preparation, troubleshooting helps electricians identify and alert homeowners of electrical problems. Things such as your wiring can be affected as well as your outlets and switches. Also, when an electrician comes out to your home, they will routinely check your panel box.


John's Electric troubleshooting
 works in your home by:

• Locating problematic areas of the home

• Listing the appliances that are not working

• Determining circuit breakers that are tripped

• Ensures correspondence between electrical components



Once everything is thoroughly checked out, the next step is to make sure that every works properly. A properly working electrical system can provide you with much better energy efficiency. Saving money on your energy bills does not have to come at an unmanageable cost.

There’s lots of ways in which you can save money on your electric bills. Besides a working electrical system, you should always turn the lights off in the room that you’re not in. Turning off the lights will keep you electric bill at a minimum.

Another thing to prevent high energy bills is to do a sweep. Things such as leaving your ceiling fan running can cause your energy bills to skyrocket. Whether you realize it or not, every time you leave a light on or ceiling fan run you are paying for it. On the other hand, ceiling fans running in place of overworking your A/C can cut your costs significantly, and living in north central Alabama, you know how hard your A/C works.

Troubleshooting in your home is the first step of many in how you can go from being broke every month to having more money in your pocket. Having more money in your pocket means that you have made your home as energy efficient as possible.

There are lots of other ways in which you can make your home more efficient. One of them is upgrading old appliances. Older appliances run constantly and break down a lot. When they do they end up costing more to repair than they are worth to replace.

Look into new appliances and also energy saving light bulbs. These are not your traditional type of bulb. They are constructed to last and will not use up a lot of energy. Help protect the environment by using less energy.

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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

John's Electric responded promptly to my service needs and made repairs at a reasonable price. I highly recommend them for any electrical work.

Ryan Armstrong
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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!

Raquel Clavijo
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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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Great company! He called and came out right away. They were on time, did a good job and gave me a good price! Very happy!

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