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Our Latest Rhode Island Kitchen Renovation...

An effective kitchen renovation involves so much more than simply making cosmetic changes that are pleasing to the eye. It also involves remodeling the space so that it's functional and safe.

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Tags: kitchen renovations, kitchen trends, kithen design

Bathroom Ideas: 5 Tips for Choosing the Right Faucets

Choosing a bathroom faucet seems like a simple thing. After all, how many options could there really be? Of course, once you walk into a hardware store or kitchen and bath showroom, you discover that's not the case.

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Tags: bathroom renovations, bathroom designs

3 Questions to Ask Rhode Island Contractors

May is just about over, and June is up on deck, which means it's time to say hello to BBQs, beach days, summer vacation, and, yes, home and yard improvement.

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Tags: rhode island home builders, rhode island home improvement, home renovation tips

What's Trending in Kitchen Islands

For more than 50 years, kitchen islands have been a popular design trend. It is easy to see why. A well-designed kitchen island not only adds valuable prep and storage space, it offers extra seating and lets the cook feel like they are still engaged with the rest of the house, even when they are stuck in the kitchen.

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Tags: kitchen islands, kitchen design, kitchen remodeling

Home Renovation Link Roundup: Good Reads for Spring

Do you think it's safe to put away the snow shovels? Let's hope so (and let's hope we didn't just jinx everything!). It's been a looong winter, but that only means the spring and summer will be that much sweeter, right?

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Tags: home maintenance tips, home improvement, home renovation tips

Small Kitchen Design: 4 Products to Help Maximize Space

For a variety of reasons, many people find themselves forced to use small kitchens. Perhaps they live in an urban environment and cannot afford a bigger place. Maybe they want to reduce the size of their house to cut down on their carbon footprint. Maybe they simply enjoy challenging themselves to live differently. Whatever the reason behind it, small kitchen design can be quite challenging.

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Tags: kitchen design, kitchen remodeling

Rhode Island Kitchen Renovation: Where Charming & Modern Meet

Do you think it's impossible for a home from the 1700s to maintain all of its old-fashioned charm while embracing modern conveniences?

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Tags: kitchen design, kitchen remodeling, kitchen renovations

6 Things to Look for in Rhode Island Contractors

The right Rhode Island contractor can bring your home renovation plans to life. Without a quality builder, even the masterwork of a highly skilled architect will never be anything more than a stack of pretty drawings.

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Hebert Design/Build & Houzz

We're thrilled to announce that Hebert Design/Build has been awarded "Best of Houzz 2015" in the design category. More than 25 million monthly unique users from the Houzz community weighed in and selected us from the 500,000+ active home building, remodeling, and design industry professionals.

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Tags: home improvement, home renovation tips, design build

Extra, Extra! Hebert Design/Build Awarded "Best of Houzz"

Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, recently awarded Hebert Design/Build “Best of Houzz” in the design category. More than 25 million monthly unique users comprising the Houzz community chose Hebert Design/Build from among 500,000+ building, remodeling, and design industry professionals. Winners will receive a “Best of Houzz 2015” badge on their profiles, which will help visitors from around the world easily identify the best of the best according to the Houzz community.

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Tags: rhode island home builders, rhode island home improvement, design build