According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, the United States averages some 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,300 tornadoes and two Atlantic hurricanes, as well as widespread droughts and wildfires each year. Check out these recommendations to prepare your home and fam…
Flooring is hot right now — like lava. Brittney Owen Jones, flooring manager at Webb Concrete’s Webb Flooring in Pell City, shared her expertise on the trends she is seeing in the industry.
As we get closer to the summer, some folks may be considering installing a swimming pool to help keep cool during the dog days of summer. Carrie Adams of Marie’s Pool Store in Anniston recommends that homeowners and potential buyers familiarize themselves with rules and laws regarding instal…
As the weather warms up, many people will be spending more time enjoying their porches. Some will choose to enclose their porches, in order to keep out bugs and other “critters.” We spoke with Eugene L. Evans, Jr., of Evans Manufacturing Company in Anniston, about the process of screening an…
Alex Hechart, who grew up in Anniston, recently started a home design service with her mother, Donna Woodfin. Based in Birmingham, “Home with Hechart” offers design services as well as a shopping website for home goods.
When Clancy and Colton Brown were house-shopping, they were drawn to a 100-year old farmhouse on a road that linked the city where she grew up (Jacksonville) with the town where he grew up (Alexandria).
There is a chill in the air! Autumn is here, and winter is on its way. As we enter this new season, folks are beginning or continuing home and garden improvement projects.
When it comes to protecting your home and assets, David Glass, owner of Aligned Insurance Agency in Calhoun and Etowah counties, likes to think of things in a matter-of-fact way.
Remember when the most exciting thing you could do with your lights was clap twice to turn them off and on? Remember having to invest in a lava lamp if you wanted some sort of colorful light presence in your bedroom? Nowadays, when there is a smart option for almost every appliance in your h…
If you get bored while practicing social distancing, here’s an activity that everyone can enjoy: agonizing over the way your house is decorated and how you want to redesign your space. Decorating consultant Scott Skinner is here to help.
Shon and Debbie Dukes bought an 1,800-square-foot townhouse in an older neighborhood in Anniston — and they like the downsized life more than they expected.
The backbone of any dazzling summer color bed is an array of brightly flowered perennials. A perennial is defined as a deciduous plant that lives at least two years. Deciduous means the plant loses all it leaves and dies back. Some may survive longer than two years, while others can fade sooner.
Joey Crews has always liked helping people find their place. During his days at Weaver High School, he was the self-appointed welcome wagon for military kids new to town.
Long gone are the days of a cheap Weber grill and a couple of folding chairs. Today, outdoor living spaces are looking more and more like indoor living spaces. We’re talking full kitchens that can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Gas fireplaces. Sectional sofas. TVs.