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Tuesday, June 1, 2021   /   by Global Marketing

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

The kids are out of school, the weather is staying warmer (after one of the longest and coolest springs in Tuscaloosa history), and the days are getting longer. That means summer is here and there is some home maintenance you should consider. The heat is coming and with it can come some costs and wear-and-tear around the house - we wanted to offer some quick tips to help you in the summer months!


Get Your HVAC Professionally Inspected - Your HVAC is likely the biggest draw on your power bill each month, and it’s going to be a bigger part of it in the summer. Any unit that is operating in the Tuscaloosa area experiences some stress with the heat and humidity. That stress can lead to leaks in your system which means your unit has to work harder to condition the air. The harder it works, the more it runs, the higher your bill. But if you call one of the HVAC service companies in the Tuscaloosa area, they’ll send a certified tech to your home, check it from top to bottom, ; ...

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020   /   by Global Marketing

Save Money - Keep The Cold Outside

Save Money - Keep The Cold Outside

Each year, Mother Nature robs you. She changes the weather from the blistering Tuscaloosa summers into about 2-3 weeks of wonderful autumn temperatures, only to flip the script again and send rain and cold for winter. It’s an annual cycle and if you’re not careful you’re likely letting some of that cold into your house and it’s costing you money.

Here are some helpful tips, some from local experts, that will help keep the cold out, keep your home warmer, and ultimately save you money.


Check Your Exterior Doors

The exterior doors are where you’ll lose a lot of your warmed air right now. When you go outside to check the mail or pick up an Amazon package, all that cold rushes in. But when you close it, you’re not done keeping the cold out like you think.

With the door closed, take the back of your hand and place it along the door jam, right where your door and trim meet. Move it slowly over the full ed; ...

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