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Alabama Freeze Warning: Keep Home Warm and How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

Alabama Freeze Warning: Keep Home Warm and How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a cold weather advisory for north Alabama because of single digit temperatures and sub-zero wind-chill. Severe cold is dangerous for people, pets and homes. The best way to protect people and pets is to stay inside the home. Here is a guide to protecting your home from… Continue Reading

Championship Home Performance Playbook for Alabama and Auburn Fans and the Few Who are Not

Championship Home Performance Playbook for Alabama and Auburn Fans and the Few Who are Not

In 2006, Home Depot painted the home of Eric and Jen Harrell of Alabaster, Ala., half Auburn orange and blue, and half Alabama crimson and white for the House Divided contest. Alabama families have a tradition of pride in their homes and their football teams. Sometimes demonstrating pride right from the curb. And, when we can’t… Continue Reading

Do I Need to Test My Home for Radon?

Do I Need to Test My Home for Radon?

In 2005, the US Surgeon General issued the following health advisory: “Indoor radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country. It’s important to know that this threat is completely preventable. Radon can be detected… Continue Reading

Top 5 Questions to Ask Contractors at the Home and Garden Show

Are you are headed out to the home and garden show at the Von Braun Center today? Here are the top five questions to ask if you’re shopping for home improvements that can save energy and improve comfort. This list includes window and siding contractors, fiberglass, cellulose or spray foam insulation, heating, air conditioning, ventilation,… Continue Reading