Recent Blog Posts

  • Do's and Don'ts of Home Winterization

    February 15, 2017
    Winter is on the way, and that means it’s time to get the house ready for the cold days ahead. Winterizing your home is the best way to avoid unexpected maintenance and repair bills during a time when you need your heating and other systems the most.
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  • Which Home Improvements Pay Off?

    November 15, 2016
    To answer this question correctly, first you must decide what the “payoff” means. If a home improvement is meant to improve your life or that of your family, then you can’t discount the value there.
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  • Kellie Suplicki accepts position at RI School of Design

    September 6, 2016
    We have exciting news coming from our Kitchen & Bath department! Our veteran designer, Kellie Suplicki, has accepted a teaching position at the Rhode Island School of Design in their Continuing Education department.
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  • Renovations that Blend Past and Present

    January 15, 2016
    If you plan on renovating an old home, you may be tempted to completely tear things out and go contemporary. In doing so, you will most likely lose a lot of that old world character. The truth is, in order to have an effective blend of past and present in your home, a practical approach is needed.
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  • Closing the Space Above the Kitchen Cabinets with MDF and Moldings

    October 1, 2015
    If you’re like many homeowners, there’s that space above your cabinets in the kitchen that is too high reach, too narrow to put another cabinet, or too difficult to paint and paper when the time comes.
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  • How to Make your Bathroom More Energy Efficient

    December 15, 2013
    When it comes to energy use in your home, only the kitchen rivals the bathroom. If your home has more than one bathroom, the energy use can increase even more. Large amounts of heat, water and lighting are used in the bathroom every day, by every member of the household.
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  • When to Update Your Kitchen Appliances

    November 15, 2013
    You will need to carefully consider whether or not you are making a kitchen upgrade for personal pleasure, or with the more specific aim of increasing the value of your home.
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  • Organizing Tips for your Kitchen

    November 1, 2013
    One of the key ingredients to great cooking is good preparation. In the culinary arts, this is also known as Mise-en-place (pronounced [miz on plas]), a French term that means "everything in its place".
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  • Remodeling in time for the Holidays

    September 1, 2013
    Remodeling in time for the Holidays   With summer winding down it might just be time to start thinking about your indoor fall projects.
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  • Remodeling Ideas for Winter

    February 1, 2013
    Now that all of the excitement of the holidays has passed, are you starting to feel the winter doldrums creeping in? There’s nothing like that feeling of accomplishment when you finish a home project; yet it may seem difficult to find something to work on this time of year.
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