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4 Chic Ways to Use Rustic Brickwork

Brickwork is a common texture that’s used in a variety of trends. It’s useful for imparting a classic or bucolic vibe into a space. As a result, you most typically see it in rustic or country styles. But rustic brickwork has become a larger part of chic trends through the…

Everything You Need to Know About Light Bulbs

Learn everything you need to know about light bulbs so you can pick the best one for your home. Image: united photo studio/Shutterstock We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. For…

Summer Spaces: 7 Ways to Update Your Home for Summer

Turn on the Beach Boys playlist and shake out your linens because summer is almost here. Be ready with these easy tweaks and to-dos.

Think Zen is All About Neutral Colors? Try These Colorful Zen Styles

What if you like a relaxing zen sensibility and bold color? It turns out the two can fit together just fine. Take a look below to check out how to work with the colorful zen trend.

Escrow 101: What You Need to Know

Escrow is simpler than you might expect, and it’s key in real estate transactions. Image: WorldWide/Shutterstock When you buy a house, you basically have to learn a whole new language. Between figuring things out with your mortgage lender and navigating the results of the home inspection, you&…

3 Early Signs That You Need to Replace Your Roof

Replacing a roof is a project we’d all like to put off. It can be a major investment to replace your roof. A new roof could easily run around $5,000 to $10,000 — or more. This varies based on how much contractors charge by area and what types of materials…

HVAC Basics: Choosing a Dealer

Your local HVAC dealer can help you find the perfect system for your home. Image: Artazum/Shutterstock When it’s time to replace or purchase a new HVAC system, how do you choose the right dealer for you? A new HVAC unit is not an everyday or impulse purchase. It’s…

Should You Repair or Replace Your Home’s HVAC Unit?

Your HVAC system is one of those unsung heroes in your home. When it’s working well, you hardly notice. When it starts to falter, it becomes a big problem. Your HVAC system is responsible for keeping your home comfortable, no matter the temperature. If you find that your home is…

Ceiling Tips Every Homeowner Should Know

Your ceiling is more than just a wall. Use these ceiling tips to make the most of it. Image: Breadmaker/Shutterstock Our ceilings are the unsung heroes of the home, but they’re so much more than that. We don’t give them much thought unless there is a problem, but your…

What Size HVAC Unit Do You Need?

  The right size HVAC system can keep your home comfortable all year. Image: Breadmaker/Shutterstock Choosing the right size HVAC for your home can be confusing. With all of the calculations and formulas that you see on the internet, which one is right? We want to help make…