Recent Blog Posts

  • Ways to Generate More Leads for Contractors

    December 15, 2016
    An ongoing challenge for contractors—especially those just starting out— is finding new customers. Generally, by doing your job well and proving your company’s dedication to quality, professionalism and reliability, you are already well on your way to cultivating future work.
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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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  • Window Moisture: What Your Windows Are Trying to Tell You

    November 1, 2016
    Window moisture is indicative of a larger problem. Over time, this moisture can lead to mold, mildew and eventually rotting of the trim and window framing. Just to be sure though, check for leaks around your window. Obviously, this would just occur during rainy weather.
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  • Best Flooring Options for Pet Owners

    October 15, 2016
    At some point in our lives, most of us have been pet owners. In fact, according to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), nearly 60% of Americans currently own a pet.
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  • 4 Must-Haves for Generating High-Quality Remodeling Leads

    October 1, 2016
    Let me guess. You need more remodeling leads.
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  • Roof Repair vs Roof Replacement: Which do I need?

    September 15, 2016
    Replacing the roof is something that most homeowners dread. The average national cost for tearing off and replacing an old roof in 2014 was nearly $12,000. The good news is that this expense does not come along very often.
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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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  • What to Look For: Inspecting your Insulation and Weather Stripping

    September 1, 2016
    As the cold weather approaches and your furnace begins its annual duties, we often think of ways to make our homes more energy efficient. One thing that can make a big impact on energy savings at a reasonable cost is inspecting your insulation and weatherstripping.
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  • What to Watch Out For when Restoring an Old House

    August 15, 2016
    If you are considering an old house for restoration, then you’ve most likely made peace with the fact that there’s a higher level of maintenance required. The good news is, if the house has been properly maintained throughout the years, then the structure may only need minimal work.
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  • What Makes A Product Green?

    August 1, 2016
    Green products are the catalysts that drive our movement toward a cleaner earth, but what makes a product green? Since the term “green” is used so often today for so many different concepts, how do we quantify it?
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