If there’s one design element that’s hard to get too much of, it’s a well-designed, enviable walk-in closet. If you don’t have a walk-in closet, odds are you want one. And if you have a walk-in closet, you might want inspiration on how to redesign it, organize it or remodel for a larger one. So […]
We polled our Freshome team to come up with the best, simplest ways to make even the smallest, most poorly lit spaces feel bright. Using these tips can help small spaces feel larger, dim rooms feel more energized and, ultimately, dark rooms feel brighter.
Zillow, the leading online marketplace for homes for sale, recently released their 2019 design predictions of what trends are in — and which ones are out. If you have plans to sell your house this year, you may want to take note.
We’ve talked a lot in this series about how architecture is often influenced by the styles that came before it. Nowhere is that truer than with the Monterey, or Monterey Colonial, home. This type of architecture combines French, Spanish and English styles. In fact it is so unique that it’s still sought after today. Let’s […]
In 2017, U.S. fire departments responded to 1,319,500 fires. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), a U.S. fire department responded to a fire every 24 seconds. There were 499,000 structure fires, and 72 percent of those structure fires occurred in home structures. Also, of the 3,400 civilian fire deaths in 2017, […]
You don’t want to find asbestos in your home. It’s not one of the 9 germiest places, and perhaps it’s not as widely-known as mold. However, this residential toxin can cause a variety of serious health problems. In this article we cover what asbestos is, why it’s so dangerous, where it’s located and how to […]
Remodeling your bathroom is one of the best things you can do to add value to your home. However, undertaking this process is anything but simple. There are so many little decisions to make and important factors to consider that it’s easy to get overwhelmed.
When you find a great fixer-upper, it can be difficult to determine if you should put an offer on it. You want to restore the home to its natural beauty — especially if it comes at a good price. However, you need to weigh the good, the bad and the ugly before making a decision. “Fixer-upper, […]