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 Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com)
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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 Mott Marvin Kornicki, Waterway Realtors, Notary Public 786-229-7999
(Waterway Realtors® • South East Florida • Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 0
The most expensive purchase any of us will make in our lifetime is our home. And owning a home requires work and regular maintenance. Here are a few home maintenance myths you may be familiar with but aren't sure if they're true. Cut the Grass Short and You’ll Mow your lawn Less Frequently Accor...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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The roof is potentially the most important part of your residence. For instance, you might be covered for the complete price of repairing or replacing the damaged section of your roof under a decade old at the right time of the claim. It may be a time-consuming and costly course of action replaci...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Your budget plan helps you decide the type of renovation you want for your home. However, you can use smart and genius tricks to make the most out of your limited budget. You must also pay attention to details to make sure that everything falls in the right place in the end.Here are six tips ment...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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A real estate agent is a person whom you hire for buying and selling different properties like homes, offices, etc. These people work as an agent on behalf of buyer and seller and if the deal becomes successful they have their commission according to the deal.A real estate career is equally popul...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Moving to a new house is one of the most critical times of one’s life. It would require a lot of time and effort to make that happen. There might be a lot of things to do during the process, but the most important thing is choosing the removal company. Your choice would depend upon your personal ...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 8
...to get your home ready for Winter!I came across an article on the Bob Vila Blog, written by Lyna Bort Caruso, that provides a Winter preparedness checklist. Seems like a lot to do BUT your home is your castle and we don't want a drafty castle or unkempt yard, do we? There's still time even tho...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Move with Care
(Morningside Homes, LLC 720-231-5200)
Comments 3
Home Emergency Preparedness11/14/2019 Unexpected and possibly dangerous situations in the home require immediate response and knowing where critical items are in the home can minimize the damage.  It can also provide peace of mind knowing what to do when and if the time comes.  Gas ... The gas s...

By Amanda Thomas, ​Broker, SRES®, BPOR, MCNE, ​Certified DRS Agent™
(Providence Group Realty)
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Protecting your investment means staying on top of maintenance and repairs when you own a home. Deferred maintenance has a tendency to increase project costs and scope. Peeling paint on a home's exterior, for example, can lead to wood rot -- which might lead to wood-destroying insects or water pe...

By Laura Filip, What can we do for you today?
(Laura Filip Broker , Opening doors for All Seasons of Life )
Comments 3
 Home Staging ideas using Dixie Belle Paint are super fun and the cost is fairly inexpensive. We have had this 1970's style TV cart in our office for several years, the use has been for a Keurig coffee maker and all the fun stuff that goes with coffee. Learning how to use Dixie Belle paint is eas...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 4
The most expensive purchase any of us will make in our lifetime is our home. And owning a home requires work and regular maintenance.Here are a few home maintenance myths you may be familiar with but aren't sure if they're true.Cut the Grass Short and You’ll Mow your lawn Less FrequentlyAccording...

By Chris B Johnson REALTOR®, 5 Star Rated REALTOR® Quality, Not Quantity
(Allison James Elite)
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View this email in your browser Positioning Your Great Room for a Big Payout We’re talking furniture placement here.When you’re decorating an open floorplan, the placement of your furnishings should always be taken into consideration. If not done correctly, it can mean the difference between a s...

By Chrissy Boltan, Service professional specializing in Real Estate
(Pro Services)
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What do termite eggs look like? Is there any way to find the source of the infestation? If you are suspecting a termite infestation in your home, you might be trying to find out the source. It is not easy if you have not experienced the infestation before. If you want to find the source, you will...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
This platform is a well-known place for a lot of people. Generally, it supports as day traders who prefer Future and Forex trading. But why it is a great tool to deep into this sphere? What are the key advantages? First of all, it is famous for its technical analyzing system with detailed and use...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Blockchain technology is involved in many areas where transparency of processes and the speed of financial transactions are important. They also take advantage of the gambling industry — thanks to the implementation of blockchain in the work of gambling resources, users can pay with a crypt and b...

By Steven De Nazareth, Digital Marketer and Home Warranty Researcher
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
Comments 3
Maintaining your lawn is a round the clock, 365 day job. But, if you really want to make maintenance of your lawn a simple errand instead of a long and tedious chore, you need the right equipment. With the right set of tools, not only can you maintain your lawn but you can spruce it up, giving it...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
Comments 1
Electricity plays an important role in your home. It helps keep you warm, allows you to cook meals, and brightens up the interior of your house. At the same time, electricity is a common hazard.Electrocution accidents can lead to burns, serious injuries, and even death. You should feel safe in yo...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
Comments 3
Winter is coming! And, with the recent drops in temperature and early snowfall, there’s no more avoiding it. It’s time to get prepared! Buying and selling real estate in Chicago and the South Loop doesn’t stop just because the season changes. It’s important to keep up with the maintenance of your...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 3
The project of increasing your home’s value can be more fun than you can imagine. However, you need to act wisely while making your home remodel or renovation plans to get the most out of your home by selling it.Here are the top eight tips mentioned to help you increase the value of your home bef...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 1
Have you decided to toss out your old beat up mattress and looking for the best memory foam mattress? There are many factors to take into consideration when shopping for a memory foam mattress along with its bed frame. If you were planning on buying a mattress in person that could be your first m...