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 Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 3
A plumbing emergency needs to be dealt with quickly to avoid its drastic consequences. It is suggested to hire a professional for help to carry out the necessary repairs. A lot of homeowners prefer fixing the plumbing issues on their own however some issues are too complex to handle without any e...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 2
The swimming pool is one of the most valuable investments of your life. It doesn’t only add beauty to your home but also help you spend quality time. You can also arrange pool parties to entertain your friends and family members. However, you must pay attention to details during the designing and...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 1
A back garden is a great addition to every home. Besides being one of the most sought-after amenities for most households, a well-lit back garden seems to “magically” transform a dull backyard into an infinite, restful refuge. This popular family area could be one of the best places where familie...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, the multinational professional services network headquartered in London, in the United Kingdom, has predicted that the middle class is set to grow by as much as 180% by the year 2040. This demographic will largely be driven by Generation Z and millenn...

By Rono Williams
(Versil)
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An air conditioner is the latest invention of the present time that no one denies juts because of its splendid benefits to the users. The usage of AC is seen in different buildings where commercial and all domestic buildings are included. Air conditioning unit installation takes place in summers,...

By Mark Murad, Virginia Realtor-Loudoun/Fairfax/PW (703)623-7626
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 1
SUMMARY   The current inventory level for Stone Ridge remained at 0 active listings. There were 0 new listings, 1 homes to active under contract and /or pending and 0 homes closed last week with average days on the market of n/a and average net to list sales price of n/a %. Click HERE for entire ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 2
Roof attic plays a vital role in controlling both the airflow and temperature levels. If you want to make the best use of it, it is suggested to consider different options available for the roof attic and its vents. The more you keep yourself updated and informed, the better the chances are that ...
If you are looking for plumbing services to find peace of mind at home, you often look for online directories to get results. In your searching criterion, you often skip the process of finding reputable plumbing services. How to find a reputable plumber? This is quite different when you look for ...

By Rono Williams
(Versil)
Comments 0
If you are living in a home that is outdated and needs a quick repair and renovation, then you must get some ideas about the repairing and renovation. The repairing is better than renovation, as repairing is less cost-effective that everyone easily affords while renovation needs a good budget. Be...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
Comments 1
When the time comes to move, you may ask yourself what moving tips and tricks from a professional organizer you can benefit from. Mostly, it's all down to the strategy you employ beforehand to plan a smooth move, and reduce the hassle that you'll soon be facing.Moving Tips and Tricks from a Profe...

By Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
Comments 3
5 Easy Ways to Give Your Home Some LoveA well-kept home creates an inviting, relaxing, well-functioning environment. And maintaining a home pays off in value. When you make these five tips part of your regular home maintenance routine, they help you keep feeling the love every day, whether your h...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 1
If the amount of children in a class is about 30, two teenagers is currently using heroin. A poll found that 2% of Arizona adolescents through 12 have tried heroin, and it is a drug. There is no going back following heroin misuse that is severe — .According to a National Survey of Drug Use and He...
Renovating the home you love so much can be both exciting and frustrating at the same time.For one, you are bringing a new look and feel to your home. In the process, this can mean tying up rooms and having to live a less than normal life.So, if renovations are in the works for your home, where m...

By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com)
Comments 10
Your home is unique and should reflect your family's tastes. However, that doesn’t mean that it should be full of items without a purpose, and when it’s time to sell, less is more. Getting rid of things is something we say we’re going to do but that tends to get pushed further down the list of th...

By HomeWarranty Reviews, A Review Platform For Home Warranty Companies
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
Comments 6
When it comes to purchasing a home warranty it’s always better to read through the fine print of what the actual contract contains. Most home warranties cover appliances such as dishwashers, refrigerators, electricals, and microwave Owens. A home warranty is a contract that provides discounted re...
To complement the image of the room with a rug is a good idea for those who want to transform their interior and are in search of special comfort. Also, the right design of area rugs, color and shape will make the rug the main semantic center of the room. The rug will become a link and unite the ...

By HomeWarranty Reviews, A Review Platform For Home Warranty Companies
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
Comments 3
Have you ever wondered why ceiling fans make noise? A Strange Noise from ceiling fans can get extremely annoying and, if you ignore the noise for too long, it can get worse with time. To understand what causes the noise in your ceiling fan, you have to identify the root cause of the problem.  Alw...

By Wendy Smith, Realtor Serving Lake Norman & Surrounding Areas
(Wendy Smith Team)
Comments 0
By now your Christmas decorations have been removed and your house may feel a little empty. Look around... is it time for a Fresh Look? Let's discuss your options! For a limited time, I'm offering FREE 1 Hour Consultations to Lake Norman and Surrounding Area Residents.  Schedule Your FREE Consult...

By Craig Lebrau, Property Geek in Upper East Side NYC
(Lebrau Property)
Comments 2
From super soft mattresses to an ultra firm one, where does your preference lie when it comes to the firmness of a mattress? When talking about how firm a mattress is, you’re focusing on how hard or soft it feels. Given that everyone is different, how firm a mattress feels is subjective. As for w...
Are you remodeling your current home or designing a new one from the bottom up? If you said yes to either, you're likely wondering how to find an excellent builder. So many options exist, but how do you know what to look for? Fortunately, finding a contractor isn't too different from hiring any o...