Clearing the air: 5 Facts to know when choosing new roofing

Posted on: April 22, 2019 by in Blog
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When choosing products and materials for a new roof, many homeowners focus mainly on color and what their shingles will look like next to their existing siding or brick. Naturally, aesthetics and curb appeal are important. But an even more crucial element of your new roof is the attic ventilation system. If your roofer doesn't install a well-designed ventilation system through your attic, your home could be subject to problems ranging from moisture damage to irreversibly warped Continue Reading ...

Seasonal Allergies: 8 Tips That Offer Relief

Posted on: April 15, 2019 by in Blog
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Spring. The time of year when, as poet Alfred Lord Tennyson famously said, a young man’s (and woman’s) fancy "lightly turns to thoughts of love." That is, of course, if you're not sneezing, coughing or dealing with itchy eyes. Spring allergies seem to get worse every year. Is there anything you can do to avoid them? Yes, says allergist Dr. Todd Mahr, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). “You might feel like suffering from allergies is going Continue Reading ...

Easy DIY Projects to Enhance our Yard and Garden

Posted on: April 8, 2019 by in Blog
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Itching for summer to arrive, when you can get out and enjoy your yard? Why not plan a DIY project to improve your outdoor space, while encouraging everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together? Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved. Check your deck Does your existing deck need repair? Check for loose balusters, rocky railing or other issues needing attention. If you want to resurface your deck or build a new deck, measure the area and Continue Reading ...

Mold Inspection Service

Posted on: April 1, 2019 by in Blog
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Mold and fungi can be found everywhere in our environment both at the exterior and interior of our homes. Mold and fungi exist in nature to break down organic materials. The air we breathe contains mold spores because mold spores can easily float in the air because of their very small size. When someone decides to purchase an older home, they may wonder if there is any bacteria growth hidden in the walls. Our mold home inspectors in Birmingham al service can come out with a newly bought Continue Reading ...

2019: The Year Of The Space-age Home

Posted on: March 25, 2019 by in Blog
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In 2019, the “space-age” home will become a reality with modern innovations that are poised to change the way we think about luxury, elegance and comfort. Incorporating advanced technology into your home is essential when elevating its overall style, design and functionality. What better way to create a futuristic environment than by living like an astronaut in your own home. You can do exactly that with the new Flotation Tub with ZERO DIMENSION from TOTO. Made from proprietary Continue Reading ...

Get In Touch With Your Senses For A Better Night’s Sleep.

Posted on: March 18, 2019 by in Blog
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In a world where everyone is constantly on-the-go, getting a good night’s sleep can be a daunting challenge. If you’re having trouble sleeping, remedy the situation by using your own senses right in your bedroom! Here are three easy and effective tips for using your senses to help contribute to a better night’s sleep and, in turn, bolster your overall well-being: Scent sense: Sprinkle a few drops of lavender oil on your pillow. Lavender is associated with lower blood pressure, Continue Reading ...

Why Homeowners Need Home Services Plan

Posted on: March 8, 2019 by in Blog
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Nobody bats an eyelash when it comes to buying homeowner's insurance, but many homeowners don’t apply that same logic to planning for home repairs — not what might happen, but what will happen. Only a fraction of the 120 million U.S. households today are protected by a home services plan, also known as a home warranty. That number is growing, as homeowners recognize the value of coverage when appliances go on the fritz, hot water heaters run cold in the middle of winter or a leaky Continue Reading ...

5 Ways to Create an Inviting Room Using Tile

Posted on: March 1, 2019 by in Blog
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Today’s tile trends extend so far beyond their traditional use as a staple of bathroom design that you may not recognize them. While once the most attractive and innovative tiles had to be imported, contemporary handcrafted tile and stone products for home design are now being made right here in the United States. Homeowners and interior designers alike are always seeking distinctive visual touches to make each home special. Here are five ways tile design can enhance a room. Elevate small Continue Reading ...

Fire Protection Tips For Your New Home

Posted on: February 22, 2019 by in Blog
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Building a new home? Protect it against today's faster, scarier fires If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You’ll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences. One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it’s Continue Reading ...

3 Ways to Prepare for Stormy Weather

Posted on: February 15, 2019 by in Blog
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No matter where you live, the weather can be unpredictable any time of year. Storms can disrupt your family’s routine, but a little preparation can mean reducing the stress that unexpected weather events can cause. Preparing for storms or other weather conditions just takes a few practical, proactive steps that can save you time, money and give you peace of mind. Prep your family Make sure everybody in the family is equipped with everyone’s phone numbers (not just on phones), in case of Continue Reading ...