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9 Best Apartment Sofas and Small Sectionals to Cozy Up On

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.  If lounging is a favorite pastime, your small living room space doesn’t have to cramp your style. We’ve got 9 of the best couches for small spaces and best […]

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10 Easy Summer Decorating Ideas

Summer activities can take you inside and out this season, and that means you’ll have plenty of spaces to decorate. The key to a summer makeover is light fabrics, bright colors, and even a touch of beach-inspired decor. You can update your home for the season with just a few accessories or go big and […]

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How to Add Modern Elements to Your Landscape Design

Designing a modern home seems almost ‘old hat’. We have so many resources available to us that offer multiple techniques for achieving a clean-lined, contemporary home. But what about the outside of our home—in particular, our landscaping? Our homes exterior often gets ignored, leaving our personal style statements for the interior. We think your style […]

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Create a Hobby or Craft Room in 3 Easy Steps

If you have a hobby, like sewing, photography, music, DIY-ing, collecting stamps or trying to fix what your kids and significant other broke, it helps to have a dedicated workspace. Below are three easy steps to create a functional yet stylish hobby or craft room. Decide Where to Put it Think you don’t have space […]

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Water Closets: Essential or a Waste of Bathroom Space?

When you’re designing a bathroom, you’re probably going to view the 2019 trends in bathroom technology and the latest faucet trends for inspiration. A water closet is another bathroom feature that is popular among some homeowners — but it’s considered unnecessary by others. So, how do you know if it’s the right choice for your home?If […]

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Bring the Sun in This Winter With a Sunroom

Research reveals that sunlight increases serotonin, a chemical in your body that makes you happy and keeps you in a good mood. During the winter months, the cold weather makes it difficult to spend as much time outdoors. Sunrooms provide an opportunity to bring the outdoors inside during these months. If you’re thinking about designing […]

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6 Living Room Storage Tricks from Top Interior Design Pros

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.     If you’ve ever wondered how to make the most of your living room storage, you’re not alone. Nearly every homeowner is on the hunt for ways to […]

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The Benefits of Double-Pane Windows

You’re curled up on the couch in your living room on a cold day, and suddenly feel a draft that makes the hair on your neck stand up. The window isn’t open, but it’s allowing heat to escape and letting the cool air in. The Department of Energy reports that approximately 25 to 30% of […]

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Garage Doors Aren’t Just for Garages Anymore

Both garages and garage doors have come a long way. Homeowners are deciding to turn their boring garages into showstoppers. And as garages become more stylish, it’s natural that garage doors would also evolve. But who knew that they would become so stylish that they’re now being used as design elements in other applications? Should homeowners […]

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How to Share a Bathroom (and Keep the Peace)

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. As far as house drama goes, the bathroom has got to be one of the most common key players. With real estate at a premium and more people than […]

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Is the Kitchen Work Triangle an Outdated Design Rule?

The kitchen work triangle has been the standard by which we measure good design and functionality. Whether you paid attention in your trigonometry class or not, you probably knew the basics of the kitchen triangle. It connects the cooktop, refrigerator, and sink. According to guidelines from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), no leg […]

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How to Make a More Sustainable Kitchen

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. When you think about it, the kitchen has more potential for waste than any other area in the home. It’s where the majority of your appliances run. It’s where […]

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The Pros and Cons of Replacing vs. Rebuilding Windows

If your windows look old, it might seem like a no-brainer to just get them replaced, rather than rebuilding your windows. But it’s actually not a clear-cut issue. The fact is, not all homes would do well with brand-new windows. Older homes, in particular, tend to do better when the windows are custom rebuilt since […]

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How to Create the Ultimate Game Room

It’s nearly everyone’s dream: the ultimate game room. Whether you’re into classic pool hall games, retro arcade cabinets, card games or the latest in video games, you can’t beat having a place to go in your own home where the only thing to think about is having fun. Also, the beauty of a game room […]

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How to Make Your Partially Open Floor Plan Feel like a True Open Concept

We can’t all have the most open of floor plans. Many homes were built before open concepts were widely accepted. That means they often have loadbearing walls that can’t simply be knocked down, leading to a partially open floor plan in many homes. Or you might have built or purchased a home that went for […]

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4 Factors That Make All The Difference In Your Bathroom Remodel

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. 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 […]

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Creating the Ultimate Bedroom for Sleep

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.  During the chilly months, your bed can be a place of relaxation, warmth and comfort. But have you ever turned off the lights only to find that sleep evades […]

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Bedroom Windows Buying Guide

Bedroom Windows Buying Guide Bedroom window treatments aren’t given much thought by many homeowners or renters. You might throw something over the window to block out light if you sleep late or skip it altogether if you’re an early riser. But bedroom window valances, curtains or other window treatments can help turn your house into […]

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Your Guide to Partial Privacy Fences

If you want to put a new fence in your yard, the price can be a bit daunting if you’re on a tight budget. A full privacy fence can typically run all around the low thousands of dollars, for instance. But an easy way to get around that is to put in a partial privacy […]

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How to Choose Energy-Efficient Windows for Your Home

Replacing the windows in your home might not be the most eye-catching upgrade you can make, but it is one of the most cost-effective ways to touch up your home. Invest in energy-efficient windows to save money on energy bills and receive numerous other benefits. Check out the infographic below to help you select the […]

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How to Choose a Living Room Layout According to Your Personal Needs [Infographic]

Do you find it difficult to choose a living room layout? This infographic put together by The FurnishedUp Blog makes it easy for anyone to decide on a practical decorating scheme. Developed around the user’s personal needs, the information below counts for quality advice when planning your house. For example, if you would like to […]

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Marvin Windows

Marvin Windows started in 1912 as a family-owned and operated lumber company. Today they offer more than 150,000 made-to-order window and door styles, all of which are ENERGY STAR certified. Marvin Window products and pricing Marvin Windows products are made to order and can be customized to fit your home’s design. Here are a few […]

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Laminate vs. Vinyl Flooring

Laminate and vinyl flooring are both excellent alternatives to hardwood, stone and tile when you’re looking for cost-effective flooring solutions. Not only are they both durable, they also feature easy installation and maintenance. When comparing laminate flooring vs. vinyl, there are many factors to consider, including in which rooms each flooring works best, the types […]

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Kitchen Windows Guide — Find the Right Choice for You

From sipping coffee in the morning to cooking family dinners at night, we spend a lot of our day in the kitchen. For most homeowners, it’s important for the kitchen to be a happy and cheerful space. One of the most effective ways to do this is through kitchen window design. Kitchen windows let in […]

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