Home Improvement

Thinking of remodeling? Have you stopped to consider how transforming a bedroom into a home office might impact the value of the home? One of the most common questions homeowners have when thinking of remodeling is how much the work will add or detract from the value of the home. You'll find answers to those questions and more in this section of ActiveRain.


Everything you need to know – the answers to all your burning questions – about energy efficiency, green homes, landscaping, home maintenance, staging, landscaping and more is right here at your fingertips.


With over 300,000 real estate professionals, including stagers, contractors, landscapers and others, there is no better place to find the information you need than ActiveRain.


While you'll find a ton of helpful ideas and hints within these pages, you'll want to bookmark the site so that you can check back for the hundreds of daily updates from authors who spend their days actually performing the tasks you have questions about.


Put the hammer down and the glasses on and read on.

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By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Your home is and should be, your pride and joy. It’s probably the biggest investment you’ve ever made and you want a place that you can relax, enjoy family time, and even do some entertaining.Of course, you also want to make sure that your home reflects your personality and your outlook on life. ...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Freestanding bathtubs fell in love with half the world. Still would! Elegance and sophistication, they do not occupy. Such plumbing is not tied to the bathroom - it can comfortably fit even in the bedroom. Why a freestanding bathtub won the hearts of millions and how to choose it, read in this pu...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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It is believed that owners of small cars are limited in the choice of finishing materials, including wallpaper. And those shades, patterns, and patterns that look beautiful on the walls of spacious interiors will visually reduce the already insignificant volumes of typical apartments. Is it? Not ...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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When it comes to buying furniture for your house, you don’t necessarily have to stick with either modern or contemporary furniture. You can always an ‘in-between’ option and have modern contemporary pieces. This kind of furniture offers a lot more choices and convenience in terms of designs, mate...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Webcam jobs, especially non-adult ones, are sought after by so many girls because they think this is an easy way of making money. Indeed, these are very well paid jobs, but the fact that they are extremely simple couldn't be further from the truth.In fact, they require a lot of skills and we are ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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I have a trick question for you. How much value do Solar panels add to a home. I guess the first question is, "are the panels owned or leased?" Lets look at them both ways. It may also depend ho wold they are and where in the USA you are located.   OWNED PANELS: Owning the panels makes more econ...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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If you have been looking for a table for your living room that is multi-purpose and versatile, then look no further than the Eames Molded Plywood Mid-Century Coffee table. While it is natural to think that mid-century design might be too outdated to fit into any interior design plan. Except for a...

By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
(1 Month Realty)
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FIVE DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY) TIPS FOR WORK AROUND THE HOUSE Make a list: Be sure to spend some time taking stock of the kinds of maintenance and improvement projects you’d like to begin. A well-considered list will help you to set reachable goals.Establish priorities: Which projects are most importa...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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While some may say my husband is close to being a hoarder, actually I like to consider him a thrifty pack rat Some advantages to being a thrifty pack rack include helping the environment in some small way. By saving odds and ends obtained from various products and situations, he and I are doing o...

By Donald Payne, What's your Vision..
(Vision Realty)
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Colder weather is starting to get further and further behind us and many of us homeowners are looking towards the spring, which means garden cleanup, landscape preparation, basic trimming, and mowing. But, what if you'd like to make a little bit of a change this year? Here are five easy ways to u...

By Raymond Henson, SRES, GRI, Realtor
(eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277))
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     The Problem-Mildew     Many times, my past Henson Painting clients assumed that their mildew covered house needed to be painted.  It was quite common to clean their homes and have them question whether painting the house was really needed.  Removing mildew can be that dramatic.  Mildew is al...

By Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate
(Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824)
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Today is Monday, Feb. 17, the 48th day of 2020. There are 318 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Feb. 17, 1801, the U.S. House of Representatives broke an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr, electing Jefferson president; Burr became vice president.On this dat...

By Tammy Sons, Ur always 1 decision away from a different life
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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Cedar trees grow wild in different parts of the world. They are a #1 selling tree states Dennis Sons of Tn Nursery, a mail-order nursery shipper located in Tennessee. The trees can be great additions to the landscape because of its characteristics. Also, the trees have a high demand as Christmas ...

By Laura Filip, What can we do for you today?
(Laura Filip Broker , Opening doors for All Seasons of Life )
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Green Upgrades that just might bring you a little more GreenYou might assume that making your Sherman home energy efficiency requires a lot of time and money, but generally, that’s not the case. Often small fixes can have a big impact on your heating, cooling, and other utility bills. Here are so...

By John Tabbart, Finding the Most Shared Content & Key Influencers
(Investment Properties)
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Wood flooring can look very luxurious and aesthetically pleasing in any home. Unlike tile flooring, hardwood can make a house look warm and comforting in any style and color. If you are deciding to install your own wood laminate floors or are considering having a professional lay down your floori...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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A simple question for all of you - name two things which can be done at any point of time; on any aspect, with or without experience? One is a suggestion, and the other is a comment. A comment was given by a common person always differs from a comment given by a professional who has thorough know...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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Installing A Good Residential Drainage System  Really, the keyword is “Good”. There are many different types of drainage systems - such as patio drainage systems, for example - and many of them are quite good. However, the ones that will genuinely increase the value of your property are the kinds...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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A satisfying shower in the morning helps you keep energetic and fresh for the rest of the day. So, the last thing you would want is a shower head with low water pressure. You should be careful while choosing a shower head to make sure that it caters to your daily needs and requirements.Here are s...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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It is highly recommended that you should plan perfect Medical Marketing services that will improve the popularity of the business. Nothing is important than marketing strategy that is considered as one of the most important investment for the healthcare networks, doctors as well. You will have to...

By Tammy Sons, Ur always 1 decision away from a different life
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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There is a vast assortment of sun-thriving perennials. Below are some top choices that can also withstand drought and are low maintenance.Daylily Plants-  These super-easy perennials require nothing special in the way of soil and a minimum of maintenance. The blooms are available in a multitude o...