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 Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
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Pittsburg CA – Folks who live in areas of the country with wild winter weather use a vocabulary that sounds like a foreign language to those who live in more mild climes.One of the words not in the Hawaiian’s or Floridian’s vocabulary is “mudroom.”But, whether it’s an entryway retrofitted in the ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Sobha Saptrang is one of the most recent properties which are being hoisted at Koramangala in Bangalore for residential purposes. Apart from the unmatched living experience that it will provide, the residents will also get a number of advantages. Some of them include excellent location, lavish an...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Air conditioners play a vital role in making your day comfortable and night peaceful. You must make sure that they keep functioning to serve their purpose effectively. However, you are going to realize the importance of AC repair experts sooner or later in your life. So, you must make important d...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
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Mowing is one of the best ways to keep your lawn healthy and grow. Moreover, it keeps your lawn fresh. Therefore, it is important to mow your lawn properly. The way you mow your lawn impact your lawn significantly. It can promote or inhibit the growth of the lawn. Therefore, do it in the right wa...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Choosing the right tiles for a small size bathroom is a challenging task which would require taking different important aspects and factors into account. You must be very careful while choosing tiles for your small bathroom if you want the tiles to be perfectly fitted. Here are six tips mentioned...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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How often do you enjoy wowing your guests with your creative prowess and efficient home styling skills? You usually joke it wasn't that hard and that you could easily do it. You do that, don't you? Don't worry I am guilty as well. I love to be the pride of my friends and family and make them jeal...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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How often do you enjoy wowing your guests with your creative prowess and efficient home styling skills? You usually joke it wasn't that hard and that you could easily do it. You do that, don't you? Don't worry I am guilty as well. I love to be the pride of my friends and family and make them jeal...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Having a garden is always a huge plus, whether it’s acres of greenery big enough for a smallholding, or a compact space where you can show off a manicured lawn and some well-chosen shrubs, plants and bushes. The beauty of outside green space is you can choose to create the perfect home football p...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
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How many times do people need to be reminded about dryer vents? Never too many is the answer. There are even clever commercials now from Farmer's Insurance Group showing a 17 foot tall ball of lint and the teacher torches the ball with a flame thrower to remind viewers how flammable the dryer lin...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Have you got a new home recently and planning to accentuate a perfect look, then you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll get the best decoration ideas on how to make your home look elegant by uplifting its aesthetics. So, begin your journey of making your house a dreamy home with these décor ...

By NextDay Inspect, Residential Home Inspections & Radon Testing
(NextDay Inspect)
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Have you ever woken up in the middle of a winter night, shivering under the blankets and able to see your breath? Or have you ever watched the thermostat creep into the upper 80s during a record-setting heat wave, realizing you haven’t heard the air conditioner kick on? If so, your heating or coo...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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I read once that if you took all the real estate lawyers in Illinois and laid them end to end along the equator - it would be a good idea to leave them there. That's what I read. What do you suppose that means?I have written before about the need to exercise due diligence when purchasing commerci...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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Owning a pool comes with a sense of pride and glamor. It’s the ideal place to relax and have some fun times with friends and family. However, a pool also needs to be well maintained because without maintenance you’ll end up dealing with everything from algae build up and broken filters to green w...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Interior designers, friends, and relatives can influence your interior decor. The love for opinions and high regard for pro advice can set you up for a home design that does not reflect your style and personality. Before you know it, your home is a mash-up of diverging styles. Unless you’re creat...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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Hiring a professional to help you with home improvement is not cheap, but some DIY home projects ideas may require a lot of time, effort and money. However, there are a few ideas that are cheap and will take up a few minutes each.DIY Home Projects IdeasRepainting certain areas, changing door knob...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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The responsibility of a lawyer in such a business depends on you. It can be as expansive as you want it to be. In general in a real estate deal, the lawyer will appraisal and/or arrange your contract with the agent of property, your purchase concurrence and closing credentials. He pr she will als...

By Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
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It doesn’t take a huge bank account to redecorate your master bedroom from feeling like your college dorm room to the sanctuary from a noisy world that it should be.And, it doesn’t take a lot of time either. Broken into chunks, you can redecorate your master bedroom over the course of one, two or...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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In most homes, the kitchen is the most important and busiest rooms in the house. Kitchens are where family and friends gather, cook, and dine together. They are also the room most often deserving of a remodel to upgrade floors, countertops, lighting, and appliances. Kitchen remodeling projects ar...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
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You can spruce up the look and elegance of your home to increase comfort by the quality awning. You can get excellent quality awning by getting it installed professionally. If you don't get it installed properly, you will cause a lot of comfort issues rather than providing you comfort.So it is es...

By Genevieve Anton, National Real Estate Marketing Firm
(Anton Communications)
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Now that you’ve taken the big step to purchase a brand new home, it’s important to maintain your investment. Since it is new, you luckily won’t have any repairs to do right away. But you should take the necessary steps to keep things working and looking their best for as long as possible. Follow ...