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Renovation, Restoration, & Repair for Your Rhode Island Home: An Interview with Newport Construction Services Renovation, Restoration, & Repair for Your Rhode Island Home: An Interview with Newport Construction Services

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Newport Construction Services about their specialization in small jobs, repair and maintenance for your residential and commercial property.

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"The Bug People" of Rhode Island: An Interview with SHS Pest Control

By Kristen Bosse

We interview SHS Pest Control about their business practices and how their three core values of Security, Honesty, & Safety have led them to success.

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Helping You Find the Material You Need: An Interview with Humphrey's Building Supply Helping You Find the Material You Need: An Interview with Humphrey's Building Supply

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Humphrey's Building Supply about how they have used their vast knowledge of building materials and overall friendliness to secure a great client base.

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Longest Practicing Chimney Sweep in Rhode Island: An Interview with Casey's Chimney Service Longest Practicing Chimney Sweep in Rhode Island: An Interview with Casey's Chimney Service

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Casey's Chimney Service about their long running chimney cleaning company and how often you should realistically give your chimney some attention.

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Rhode Island Home Inspection Checklist Rhode Island Home Inspection Checklist

By Tabitha Naylor

The home inspection is an important part of the home buying process. Inside, we offer an overview of what to expect when your potential dream home gets a thorough check up

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Fixing a Leaky Faucet Fixing a Leaky Faucet

By Ben Levy

The most common faucet type is the compression faucet although you may also own a disk or cartridge faucet. The disk or cartridge faucet rarely needs any repair, and when it does require repair it simply means throwing away the old disk or cartridge and dropping in a new one. This short article will give you the basics for fixing a dripping or leaking compression faucet.

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Keeping Your Fireplace Safe Keeping Your Fireplace Safe

By Ben Levy

Before purchasing a home, it's very important to have your fireplace and chimney inspected for structural deterioration and adherence to safety standards. Masonry chimneys can deteriorate over time if not regularly cleaned and maintained, and even metal insert fireplaces must be checked before every heating season.

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Common DIY and Safety Questions Common DIY and Safety Questions

By Mike Auger

Inspecting homes throughout Rhode Island, I get a repeated question...

Mike, how bad is this defect?...

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Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home

By Ben Levy

There are many benefits to having vinyl siding for your home. It holds up against nature's wrath protecting your home against the wind, sun, and rain. It is also recyclable, for all those who are going green. It is durable, and demands nearly no upkeep. It is energy efficient, and can even increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell.

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Saving Money on Your Heating Bill Saving Money on Your Heating Bill

By Ben Levy

Nowadays, saving money on household utilities is very important to many people. Heating costs can be very high during the winter, especially in colder climates. However, there are many ways to save on your monthly heating bill, so that you have more money in your savings account.

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