Should I Buy a Rhode Island Home That Needs Repairs?

Should I Buy a Rhode Island Home That Needs Repairs? If you’ve found your dream home − in the area you want, with a big kitchen, three bedrooms and more − is it worth it to buy if the home needs a little TLC?  The answer differs depending on the type of repairs, the neighborhood … Continued

Septic System Inspections in Rhode Island

Septic System Inspections in Rhode Island. m A septic system inspection is one of those home maintenance tasks that you might put off, and then put off some more. Because septic exist underground in the backyard, they are often out of sight, thus out of mind. But letting it go too many flushes without an … Continued

Different Refrigerator Options for your Rhode Island Home

The standard guide to select a refrigerator size is to allow for 4 to 6 cubic feet per adult in the household. Consider the size of your family and allow for a little extra room. Once you have determined the appropriate size, you can consider style options. The following are approximate measurements and prices for … Continued

Affordable Furniture in Rhode Island

If you’ve recently moved into a new home or apartment, you know how daunting the task of furnishing it can be. All of a sudden you have empty rooms that need filling — but your wallet is only so big! You could go the Ikea route, but everyone you know has at least one item … Continued

5 Value & Style Home Improvements in Rhode Island

5 Value & Style Home Improvements in Rhode Island   For just a few hundred dollars up to a few thousand, depending on how much you are willing to spend, you can make these fantastic upgrades that add value to your home and quality to your lifestyle. Outdoor Outlets  Whether you want to be able … Continued

Small Bathroom Having Big Ideas

Small bathrooms, or half-baths, present unique design challenges. You want functional storage without cramping an already tight space or a trendy design without being visually overwhelming. Whether your goal is to make your small bathroom more functional for everyday use, or just more aesthetically appealing, you have several options. Luxe Materials on a Small Budget … Continued

To Convert Your Garage or Not?

One of the biggest reasons that people buy homes instead of continuing to rent is to have more space. But the cost of buying with little money down or to move up to a better neighborhood could mean a compromise on space. Many older homes, particularly those built before the 1990s, average less square footage … Continued

“Stoves” to Color or Not, High-end Trend or Fad?

  Looking to add some interest to your kitchen but aren’t sure where to start? Many people choose to paint their cabinets. But that can be a painful undertaking. A growing trend is colored ranges; they’re a great way to keep a sleek profile in your kitchen while integrating a standout pop of color.  “For … Continued

Want “Classic Colors” in Your Home?

Trends come and go. If you paint your walls the “provocative and thoughtful purple shade” of Ultra Violet, as Pantone, itself, calls it, you’re probably gearing up to repaint them in whatever the color authority deems the “it” shade next year. If you’d rather pick a paint chip or two and keep your space the … Continued

4 Bathroom Changes (That Won’t Break the Bank)

Have you noticed that when you own a home, the list of things you want to “do” to your home never seems to end? What starts out as a new piece of furniture turns into two new pieces, then three! Next thing you know, you a have a new living room, new paint, new carpet … Continued