Guests step into locally-owned-and-operated High Point Furniture's 20,000-square-foot showroom, perusing high-end furniture and home-décor accents from top manufacturers to gracefully populate domicile quarters. The expansive showroom is lined in elegant pieces ranging in style from traditional to Victorian to modern, boasting renowned brands including Baker, Hickory White, and Lexington. Shoppers can invest in contemporary or formal dining-room seating ($225–$499) to foster classy games of musical chairs. To liven up a dark living room, patrons can illuminate spaces with a set of wall sconces or a floor or table lamp ($99–$199), or work through identity queries in the reflection of a mirror ($199–$499). A selection of designer fabrics ($6–$30/yard) helps patrons create custom curtains or upholster seats in hot-air balloons.
Standard Furniture traces its origins back to 1912, when a local family began traveling through Birmingham, peddling fine household furniture out of a wagon. Four generations later, the business has blossomed into 13 retail stores throughout Alabama and Tennessee, and its century-long commitment to quality furniture and customer service won it the Alabama Retail Association’s Silver Award as one of the Retailers of the Year in 2011. Each gallery abounds with bedroom, living-room, and dining-room furniture from top designers such as Lane, along with mattresses in a range of shapes and styles from brands such as Tempur-Pedic, Serta, and Jamison. At each location, a knowledgeable staff awaits to offer design counsel, suggesting pieces that best suit a household’s style or will hold up against a disobedient pet woodchuck.
Alabama Property Services' team of insured staffers repairs, remodels, and maintains homes and landscapes. Techs fortify roofs, remodel shopworn homes, protect wood decks with vibrant stain, and encircle properties with fences and moats. Out in the yard, shears snip trees, shrubs, and hedges into alluring shapes, and mowers trim grass to uniform heights. Alabama Property Services also frees plots from debris left behind from fallen trees or inclement weather.:m]]
The licensed and insured craftsmen at Handyman Connection each employ at least 10 years of experience in solving edifice enigmas and tending to the structural integrity of domiciles. Disconsolate homes or apartments can revel in a variety of services, ranging from everyday repairs and installations to larger-scale projects such as bathroom remodels or haunted-dumbwaiter removal. Enlist a Handyman Connection professional to improve and enhance the state of abodes by replacing a doorknob or a deadbolt ($70 for labor), installing a ceiling fan ($99 for labor), or replacing a screen door ($99 for labor). For precise pricing on any home-repair job, call to schedule a free in-home evaluation that includes complimentary foundation-whispering.
The experts at Patch Adams Roofing and Chimney aim to keep homeowners warm and dry throughout the year. During chimney-sweep services, the certified specialists carefully brush away deposits of soot and creosote. They can inspect chimneys and fireplaces for unsafe conditions and repair cracks to prevent toxic gases and microscopic Santas from entering homes. The team brings the same attention to roofing services, which range from replacing shingles and repairing leaks to complete rooftop installations.
An affordable and monumental selection of sofas, beds, desks, and sarcophagi mingle good-naturedly in Ashley Furniture’s wondrous warehouse. Sydney accent chairs command shoppers’ attention with woody legwork, while minimalistic Cubit ottoman sets do captivating belly dances to bedazzle bored sultans. Matrix accent chairs, sofas such as the Victory chocolate sectional ($699), and beds including the Keytown panel bed ($499 queen) anticipate increasing the comfort of various human inactivities.