How Windows Go Bad in Rhode Island

We love a good window — especially one that lets light in but keeps the other elements out. Your window panes withstand a lot of abuse from heat, wind, debris and humidity, and even living creatures can inflict harm on your light panels. Over time, their form and function can decline, but when should you … Continued

Small RI House Designs Tip

Small homes are cozy and take less time to clean, but they have their disadvantages. People with small living quarters are often stuck on how to make the most out of their space. The good news is that there are lots of ways to make a small space feel bigger. Here are some simple tips … Continued

House Moving in Rhode Island Hire a Mover or DIY?

Depending on where you’re moving, how many items you’re moving and a slew of other factors, you need to decide whether to hire a moving company or tackle the job yourself. Before making your final decision, read through these pros and cons, plus a bonus option for the less-traditional move. Moving yourself pros More cost-effective: … Continued

Fireplace Care this Rhode Island Winter

Fireplace Care this Rhode Island Winter   Don’t sneeze with a match in your hand! Safely lighting a fire When starting a fire, open the fireplace doors and place your kindling, logs and newspaper inside. Open the damper and a window a couple of inches. Always open a window when lighting a fire to encourage … Continued

Is Your House Trendy?

Every new and widely-adopted trend changes what’s considered “standard.” When this happens in real estate — inside or out — a seller’s non-trend or off-trend house or condominium unit may become “substandard” in buyers’ eyes. Sellers who expect top dollar for their property must ensure it makes an on-trend impression with home-buyers, especially millennial’s. In … Continued

“Counter Tops for 2018”, Is Granite Out?

Is it true? Could granite’s 30-year reign be coming to an end? We can’t say for sure. In fact, we think granite remains a solid choice. After all, it’s both durable and attractive — and it’s become increasingly affordable too. But there’s just no denying granite’s seeming decline. As homeowners opt for more modern kitchen … Continued

Budget Patio Ideas (for 2018)

Creating and sticking to a home improvement project’s budget is about as easy and comfortable as pulling teeth. But when it comes to a task as exciting as an outdoor space remodel, it’s necessary to think and talk about the budget before taking any further steps. The good news is that with a little practice … Continued

Choosing the Best Barbecue Grill

Lots of people enjoy the flavors of grilling over other types of cooking. It’s a tried and true method of getting juicy and deliciously cooked food. If you’re thinking of purchasing a grill but unsure about the best option for you, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to learn about the different types … Continued

3 Hot New Kitchen Hardware Ideas

You don’t have to transform your entire kitchen to feel like your kitchen has been upgraded. All you have to do is update some of your kitchen hardware, like the knobs on your cabinets or the handles on your drawers. You’ll get that new kitchen feel for a fraction of the cost. However, choose your … Continued

Mixing Old & New for Exquisite Kitchen Look

Transitional style is a highly coveted kitchen look, and yet many people don’t even know how to define it, let alone put it together on their own. This not-quite-modern, not-quite-traditional style has lots of room for self-expression, but there are common elements you can rely on to guide your design process. Take a peek at … Continued