Royal Fine Cleaners' garment revivers bring untidy outfits back to life with same-day, painstaking laundering services. Employing a sanitizing solvent rather than water, dry cleaning bestows cleanliness upon clothing items that are too delicate or lack the swimming skills needed for traditional wet cleaning. Ready shorts or capris ($6.27) for warmer climes, or dust off sport coats ($7.11) for formal meet-and-greets with visiting basketball dignitaries. Dresses ($12.81) enjoy spotless nights out, and band pants ($6) bask in the shipshape sway and increased tuba-twirling dexterity that dry cleaning imparts. Bring in sweaters ($7.73) and ties ($6.85) for a double-whammy sprucing up in time for casual Friday, or whisk blouses ($6.43) through Royal Fine Cleaners' drive-thru window for some crud-eliminating attention.
Crimson Carpet and Flooring stocks a showroom with carpets, tile and hardwood, priced by the square foot to facilitate comparison. Floor fur from manufacturers such as Shaw runs the gamut in style, color, and texture ($1.29+/sq. ft.), ensuring customers find a match for their magic-carpet-riding outfits. Patrons with pets or spill-prone friends can browse stain-resistant carpet or investigate hardwood options, available in real wood from Anderson and Mannington, and in natural-looking laminate ($6–9/sq. ft.). Alternatively, ceramic tiles from manufacturers such as Laufen and Interceramic ($8–$10/sq. ft.) spruce up bathrooms or assist sock skating derbies.
When licensed Triple G Moving technicians arrive for residential, commercial, and corporate moves, they bring the proper equipment to ensure that furniture, electronics, and taxidermal chia pets arrive intactly to their new destinations. The movers transport items big and small, working in teams to facilitate local- and long-distance relocations. Clients can also diminish the burden of moves with the company's packing and labeling services.
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.
The technicians at 3D Air Services have more than 50 years of combined industry experience, which enables them to work with a delicate touch as they perform all facets of heater and air conditioner maintenance for residential and light commercial locations. The trusted team offers services that range from basic repairs to full heating or cooling system installation, which makes sure homeowners stay comfortable even when the weatherman recommends bundling up or relocating to a frigid meat locker.
The Woodcraft name stretches from coast to coast with locations peppered throughout the United States, ensuring that Americans are well equipped with the brand-name tools and woodworking supplies needed to pursue handyman endeavors. At Woodcraft of Birmingham, a collection of hand tools waits patiently to hammer down nails and saw brave magician assistants in half, and a variety of power tools—including drills, sanders, and grinders—adds electric oomph to construction projects. In addition to performing in-store demonstrations of new products, the shop’s wise whittlers call upon more than 80 years of collective knowledge to lead various crafts classes, in which participants learn how to carve sophisticated pens, assemble wooden step stools, and use table saws.