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Building with the “H”

POSTED: October 4th 2013

At Humphrey's, a building and design center with various storefrontsand showrooms throughout Rhode Island, quality materials and exceptional design, along with  knowledgeable staff in every department, are ingredients that when combined together, make a cohesive, high-functioning concept–with an aesthetically pleasing look to match. Read more Click here to read more.

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A Fine Attention to Detail

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

The key to any successful business is to create a product or service that people will desire and Peter Malone, owner of the Seaport Shutter Company in Brewster and Chatham did just that, quite by accident. Malone was unhappy with his job in the corporate world, so he bought an old house in Harwich Port to renovate as a creative project in his spare time. “When I got to the outside, I needed shutters and I couldn’t find anything that I liked so I made my own,” he says. Photography by Amber Jane Barricman Products Sourced from Seaport Shutter Company Customers started knocking on his door…literally Pretty soon people were knocking on his door to ask him where he bought his s Click here to read more.

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Sometimes Smaller is Better

POSTED: October 3rd 2013

For Dan Kinsella of Kinsella Building in Portsmouth, R.I., the key to success is a hands-on approach. When clients hire Kinsella to build their custom home, they soon learn that the guy at the top will be on the scene, making sure certain critical details aren’t missed or misunderstood, and monitoring progress from start to finish. A hands-on approach “When I started this business we had a lot more employees and I found out quickly that I was losing contact with my clients,” he says. “So we dialed back. Now I have only four employees. I get to work with a lot of great people. I also get to have my hands in the project. I’m on the job just about every day. I see everything that’ Click here to read more.

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