4 Ways to Make Your Rhode Island Ceiling a WOW!

4 Ways to Make Your Rhode Island Ceiling a WOW! The floors: gleaming. The walls: painted. The knick knacks: perfectly placed. So why does your home still feel…unfinished? Maybe it’s time to look up. Yes, all the way to that blank, boring ceiling. “A creative ceiling can completely change the look of a room, taking a space from … Continued

Rhode Island Landscape No No’s

Landscaping can take your home’s look to the next level, whether for better or for worse. Make sure that you aren’t wasting time, money and maintenance in perpetuating a bad landscape. Make sure you avoid these six visual disasters to ensure that your home has exceptional curb appeal. Overdoing It Landscaping should not overwhelm and … Continued

How to Use Your RI Garbage Disposal

The handy kitchen garbage disposal is useful for getting rid of a variety of food scraps and waste that might otherwise create unpleasant smells in the kitchen. However, many foods can actually damage your disposal or render it useless. A common misunderstanding about garbage disposals is that the device includes “blades,” when in actuality it … Continued

Quick Easy Bathroom Changes

The kitchen and living room can sometimes steal the show when it comes to home design, but the bathroom needs attention too! If you have a limited budget or a busy schedule, use these tips to give your bathroom the quickest makeover ever!  Stick-on backsplash  If you haven’t heard of adhesive backsplashes, you’re in for … Continued

Color of the Year for your RI Home ?

  Announcing the 2019 Color of the Year, and if you’re thinking warm and inviting sounds pretty good this time of year, you’ll love their choice of Living Coral. But should you rush to incorporate the shade into your house? The short answer is: Only if you plan on redoing it again next year, when the … Continued

What is the Best Kitchen Countertop in Rhode Island

When installing a new kitchen, there are many choices to be made that will affect its aesthetics, functionality and durability. One of the most important choices is that of the countertops, as they are one of the most used elements in the room. Today, there are many options available and things like variety, price and … Continued

Best Portable Generators for Your RI House

Generators differ mostly in wattage, permanence, fuel source and cost. Depending on how you use it, you may be inclined toward one of three basic options. Home standby generator Automatically powers your home when the power goes out. Rated at 5,000 to 20,000 watts. Costs $3,000 to $6,000 plus installation fees for an electrician. Fueled … Continued

Rhode Island Best Kitchen Tips

A kitchen has to be functional above all, and it can’t be if it’s stuck in the past decade! Here are some tips for refreshing with utility. Paint your kitchen cabinets and replace the handles. Add a kitchen island; it’s great for prep work, and with added cabinets, it can accommodate cookbooks and dishware. Adding … Continued

Rhode Island Lawn Guide This Fall

Do you want to ensure a beautiful lawn for next spring? There are things you can do now, as fall and winter approach, that will help keep your lawn intact so it can reveal its true beauty once the snow melts. 1. Be a good barber! Give your grass a proper haircut — exactly what it … Continued

“Black Stainless Steel” Do you like?

Stainless steel has ruled the appliance world for many years, with no serious contenders on its heels. But now, here comes black stainless steel, fighting for dominance in the kitchen. Like any new finish, we won’t know if it has true staying power until some time has passed. But if you’re looking for the newest … Continued

5 Easy Home Refreshers

It may still be snowing in some parts of the country, but spring is almost here. Before the flowers start budding outside, refresh the inside of your home to give your interior spaces that springtime glow. Bring the outdoors inside Adding fresh plants or flowers to an otherwise ho-hum space can spice things up in … Continued