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University of Alabama 15th National Championship

University of Alabama 15th National Championship

Another year.  Another National Championship for the University of Alabama football team.  Everyone in the entire State of Alabama should be proud.  Even the Auburn fans! Robert Price has brought in a brand new shipment of Case knives which commemorate this special occasion.   When all of the knives have been received into our inventory, there will be four different designs in the Trapper style.  

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Do you have good People Skills?

Do you have good People Skills?

This is January in Alabama and, historically, the weather is wet and cold.    This combination creates problems for the construction industry, one such problem being the inability to construct. Since our telephones are almost silent and our customers are few and far between, it is a great time for sweeping, dusting, and re-arranging.  But when all of that is done, it is also a great

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Bobby Sharritt – Featured Employee

Bobby Sharritt - Featured Employee

From time to time I would like to use this Blog to spotlight someone special – a featured employee whom Shaw Building Supply would like to recognize.    Someone whom we have come to depend upon.   Someone who works diligently without complaining.    This month I would like to tell you about Bobby Daniel Sharritt who has worked with us here at Shaw Building Supply since his

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Is it possible to over-insulate our homes?

Is it possible to over-insulate our homes?

Here in Birmingham, Alabama, our summers are hot and our winters can be cold.    But whatever the time of year, us Southerners appreciate the comfort of our homes.    In order to achieve this comfort,  our homes must be properly sealed and insulated to protect us from the heat of scorching summer days and the often bone-chilling temperatures of  January and February.    Who

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Metal Roofing Panels: 3 Things You May Not Know

Metal Roofing Panels: 3 Things You May Not Know

As a consumer, I have always admired brightly colored metal roofs with the assumption that I would never own a home with a metal roof because of the expense.  Maybe you have thought the same thing.  Well, we are both wrong! With the rising cost of asphalt shingles (which is directly associated with the price of gas),  metal roofing is now more popular than ever. 

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Waterproofing Tips for Leaky Basements

Waterproofing Tips for Leaky Basements

Do you have a love/hate relationship with your basement?   It”s a place with almost unlimited storage space and it can also provide a garage for our cars, boats, and motorcycles.  But when this wonderful place  stays damp and wet, we wonder why we wanted a basement in the first place. If you have a damp, leaky basement, maybe this blog will offer you some

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4 Common Questions about Gas Logs

4 Common Questions about Gas Logs

Aren’t these cool temperatures refreshing!!   If you are outside in the evenings, you have probably caught the aroma of smoke in the air from a neighbor’s wood-burning fireplace.   But with the beauty and warmth of these fires also come the tasks of cutting firewood (or purchasing it $$$) and disposing of the ashes.   Because of the work involved, many people are now choosing gas

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Our New Blog

Our New Blog

Isn”t this exciting!!  Shaw Building Supply is finally moving into cyberspace! In the past, we depended primarily upon our loyal, satisfied customers to “spread the word” around to their friends and neighbors about Shaw Building Supply. This worked very well for thirty five years but when the economic depression landed right on our doorstep and the new housing prices fell to practically zero, we found ourselves

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The new Shaw Building Blog debuts on Monday! 9/15/2012

The new Shaw Building Blog debuts on Monday!  9/15/2012

We”re excited about what we have planned for the casino pa natet future. Check back on Monday to see where we”re headed. -Shaw Building Supply

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