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Prep Your Patio for Warmer Weather

During the dreary winter months, everyone is constantly dreaming of laying back, relaxing and spending time on their patio on a hot summer day. We are officially in the homestretch and just a couple months away from the official patio season! With this exciting time approaching, it is important that you spend time prepping your patio and outdoor area for the summer. If you are not sure where to start, we have pulled together some tips on how you can begin prepping your patio for the summer and get ready to spend your time outdoors: Sweep, sweep and sweep some…

Reasons to Sell Your Home in the Spring

It is the time of year that everyone has been desperately waiting for – the skies are bluer, the sun is brighter and the weather is warmer! Now that people are spending more time outside and are generally happier due to the nicer weather, there has never been a more perfect time than now to get your house out on the market. It can be difficult to sell your home during the winter months given how chilly it is outside and how difficult it can be for potential buyers to truly view the house, and the land, with all the…

3 Spring Cleaning Tips

The time has finally come for what everyone has been waiting for – warmer weather. Each day, we are seeing a little more sunshine, walking outside with fewer layers and lighter jackets and ultimately seeing the promise land – spring! However, with warmer, sunnier weather comes the universally dreaded experience of spring cleaning. It is officially time to take a look at everything that you have accumulated over the dark, cold winter months, and figure out how you are going to organize or get rid of it. Spring cleaning can be extremely overwhelming at first, so we have broken down…

3 Fun Winter Activities for Those Living in Providence

With New England’s chilly winter weather, everyone has experienced, or currently is experiencing, some form of the winter blues! When the weather is dull, it is often difficult to come up with fun activities to do with your family and friends. Luckily, there are a lot of great options for those living in the Providence area, whether you are looking for a fun family activity, to get some shopping done or experience a new adventure! Here are 3 of our favorite different places to visit year-round in Providence, but especially in the winter, colder months: Providence Place Mall. Calling all…

Fun Providence Events to Cross off Your Summer Bucket List

It is officially August, and while you’re enjoying your last few weeks of summer weather, you may be looking for a few more fun activities to cross off the bucket list with your family and friends. Providence is full of exciting exhibits and events for children and adults – here are a few to check out before school gets back in session. The RISD Museum. If you haven’t been to the RISD museum, or you don’t know much about it, it contains more than 100,000 different objects, including everything from ancient artwork to more contemporary pieces. The RISD museum features art from artists…

Hands Free Cell Phone Laws in MA and RI

In order to stay safe on the road while driving, it is important that you minimize any and all distractions that may hinder your ability to focus directly on the road. Did you know that both Massachusetts and Rhode Island have instilled laws regarding being hands-free with your cell phones? Check out the laws for each state and how they differ. In Massachusetts, starting on October 1st, 2017, a law was created in hopes of reducing dangerous driving as a whole. This law completely bans texting and driving, and specifically notes that drivers who are 18 or younger are not allowed to…

Keep the Outside of Your Home Trendy

Trends can change quickly and can be hard to keep up with, especially when it comes to home and outdoor décor. We’ve checked out 2018’s outdoor trends for your home and have narrowed them down to the most realistic, long-lasting trends that will keep the outside of your home looking fresh and up-to-date for years to come. Outdoor patios. This is a trend that will always be in style. Lately, outdoor patios have consisted of simple patio sets with a fire pit, to fully furnished patios with fabric, an installed kitchen and grill and television set! No matter how fancy you…

Easy DIY Home Upgrades You Can Make

Everyone is looking to upgrade their home, but it can be difficult when you are working on a budget. Here are some easy do-it-yourself home tricks that can help you upgrade some of the interiors of your home, for a price you’ll love! Use paint! A little bit of paint can go a long way. Some ideas on how to best utilize paint include painting your linoleum flooring with a trendy pattern that matches your interior, or painting mirrors to attach to your closet doors. A fresh coat of paint can make all the difference in the overall design and vibe…

Upgrading Your Heating System – What Are Your Options?

When a homeowner thinks of heating, they immediately think of one thing: their utility bills. Everyone dreads paying for utilities and does everything in their power to keep those monthly bills as low as possible. When it comes to heating your home, there are many different options in which you can choose from, dependent upon your location and what works best for you and your family. If you are in a situation where you need to upgrade your home’s heating system, make sure you are educated and informed of different systems that you can use. Here are some of the…

Save Time and Money Renovating Your Home This Winter

So, you are stuck in the house during another cold, winter day. You have already completed your household tasks, you have spent time relaxing and have nothing left on your plate for the day. What better time than to start on some needed home renovations?! When it comes to a home, there is always a need for a renovation, whether it is a simple DIY task, a small quick fix, or a fully planned renovation of an entire room. Ultimately, the more up-to-date that you keep your home, the less you will have to work on in the future when…