There are a number of factors to consider in selecting those kitchen appliances that work best for your home and family while not busting your budget. Before window shopping, first know your budget for all your appliances. Having an overall budget and a price range for each respective appliance will help keep you on track. […]
The kitchen is usually the hardest working room in the home and the floor the hardest working surface. Your kitchen is the place where family and friends come together to celebrate life’s big and small moments. It is the space in which you nourish your family, where you welcome them in the morning, and reconnect […]
‘Bringing the outdoors in’ is so passé. Bring the inside outside – that’s where’s it’s truly at. When our family looks to get away in a summer rental, the outdoor shower is the box everyone wants checked. Everything else we can live without, but somehow, the outdoor shower is synonymous with vacation. So, why not […]
Whether you are planning a new construction home or just thinking about sprucing up your space, here are 5 exterior accents that will add curb appeal to your home.
When it comes to home improvement, there’s what you need to do, what you want to do, and the biggie – what you can afford. (Spoiler: if you can afford to do everything you want to your house – congratulations, this post isn’t for you.) But, if you’re like the rest of us who have […]
Recently, I sat down with a good friend and old colleague, Chris O’Connor from Ricci Lumber. I asked Chris to help us understand window replacement because he is the guru. He is a Boston native and has been working in the window industry for 15 years – and Chris has been a licensed contractor in […]
Thinking of hiring an architect for your next project, but want to understand the process better first? Learn how to hire an architect with this free guide from the Boston Society of Architects (don’t worry, the guide is relevant for anyone who is thinking about working with an architect). Each year, the Boston Society of Architects updates […]
There are two main types of construction for cabinets: framed and frameless. So what’s the difference and more importantly, should you care? Let’s dig in… The backstory A long time ago, I worked for a millwork company that had a custom division. As head of marketing, it was my job to get pictures of the […]
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