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Why You Should Never Hire Unlicensed or Uninsured Electrical Contractors.

unlicensed uninsured electrical contractor  You wouldn’t hire an unlicensed doctor and trust him with your health, and you wouldn’t hire an unlicensed tax preparer and trust her with your money - so why risk hiring an unlicensed or uninsured electrician and trust them with the safety of your home and family?

When you need to hire an electrical contractor for a project in your home, you might ask yourself if it really does matter whether or not your contractor is licensed, and you may be receiving what appears to be an economical offer to complete your electrical project from a contractor not playing by the rules. But, beware, the risk you are taking in hiring the unlicensed electrician could end up hurting you financially and putting your safety at risk in the long run.

Licensing and insurance requirements for contractors vary from state to state. Some states require a license and insurance, some don’t. The rules can get confusing for you as the homeowner, and for some contractors they get confusing too.

Contractors pay quite a hefty sum to be properly licensed and insured, which can make it difficult to compete with those who don’t - yet, homeowners pay the ultimate price for choosing a contractor that is not licensed or insured.

If an unlicensed or uninsured contractor is trying to pull a scam on a homeowner, he could charge less for the project on the front end, fall off a ladder on your property and hurt himself and legally sue your insurance on the back end. You will end up footing the bill for his medical costs and lost wages - and still have a project left undone.

Licensing proves that your electrician has the knowledge and knows his trade. The last thing you want to deal with is electrical mistakes in your home after choosing an unlicensed electrician. The damage could mean serious injury, fires or even death by electrocution for the electrician if it occurs during the job, or any time after he leaves, to precious members of your family.

John’s Electric is licensed, bonded and insured in the State of Alabama and we keep playing by the rules to keep your home and family safe. Contact us today for any of your electrical needs.

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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

Very dependable, professional, friendly and just good at what he does. John wired an addition for us and repaired my breaker box. He is friendly and trust worthy. I had no problem leaving full access to our home while we were away. I highly recommend him and his phone number will remain in my contacts. Job well done! Thanks again.

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

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Service was above and beyond excellent. Stuck with us and the power company until the true root of the problem was found. Worked around our schedule and budget restraints. Left things clean and was very respectful. Would definitely recommend him and use him again.

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I called because of the great reviews, and was not disappointed. I told Aubrey what was going on and he knew right where the problem was. He communicated well when he would be here and scheduled time with the power company to shut off the main power to replace the main breaker.

I appreciated that Aubrey took the time to make sure that everything was working before he left.

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