Do I Need to Winterize my Porch or Patio?

You spent the spring getting your patio or porch looking great and the summer and early fall enjoying it. With winter on the horizon, it’s time to get your space ready for cold temperatures. Whether the climate is comfortable in February or not, here are a few tips to make sure everything survives the cold … Continued

Is Winter Good for a Home Sale

1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with … Continued

Choosing The Best Interior Home Doors

  Take a minute to count the number of doors in your house. Surprising, right? Consider then, the impact that a little attention to the doors can have on the overall style and design of your home. Whether you’re just moving in or staging for a sale, new doors are a simple way to dramatically … Continued

Hot Black Friday Deals Today

We’re still weeks from the “official” Black Friday shopping period, but that doesn’t mean you can’t save on a great array of items right now. “It’s true that the biggest sales in terms of hype and deal volume won’t take place until Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, but you don’t need to wait until then … Continued

Are You Using the Right Light Bulbs?

Different types of light bulbs work best in different situations, so it can pay to double-check all your home’s light bulbs. Bulbs vary in type, wattage, the amount of light they produce, the color of light that they produce and the amount of energy they use. As with anything in life, each light bulb has … Continued

2018 Color Of The Year: A Modern Guide To Using Red

Neutrals, be gone! If Benjamin Moore has its way, interiors will be going from soft and soothing to red hot next year. The paint company’s Color of the Year for 2018 is Caliente, and the name is appropriate. The fiery red is “hot, passionate, and sexy,” said Benjamin Moore. With a hint of orange, caliente has lots … Continued

Piggy Bank for Emergency House Repairs

With home-ownership comes new responsibilities, including repair and maintenance expenses. Sooner or later, you’ll encounter a leaky faucet or a blown circuit breaker and quickly learn that keeping your household up and running is no longer as simple as a call to the landlord. Deciding how much money to spend on fixing or replacing something … Continued

Is Brass the New Stainless

  If you’ve been watching HGTV, flipping through interior design magazines, or touring model homes lately, you’ve probably seen one of today’s hottest trends for home: brass. But is this interior design flashback just a blip or should you start ditching all that chrome, nickel, and stainless? It’s true – what was once old is … Continued

Appliances Life Spans, How to Plan Replacments

If you get 10 years out of most of your home appliances, you will probably come out ahead. And your home systems should last maybe two decades. However, there are factors that will affect just how long your appliances and home systems last. On average, here’s how long you can expect most of your major … Continued

Who are the cash house buyers in Rhode Island ?

You’ve seen the “we buy houses in ” and “cash for houses” signs all around town when you’re driving around… even in other cities across … so who are these cash house buyers in ?  Are they legit? How does it work?  Who should I trust? We’ll dive into these questions here in this article… … Continued