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 Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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In current times, people would rather prefer doing their jobs in a coworking environment than working in corporate offices under strict schedules. Coworking is a workspace that is being shared by any individual or a team. In coworking, the cost is shared by using the set up which includes all of ...

By Tammy Sons, Do Things Right and To The Best of Your Ability
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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In 1856 the wealthy Northcutt brothers in the small town of Altamont Tennessee built a home that's now the town legend called the Moffit Manor. The brother's sold the estate in the early 1800s to an old maid spinster named Fannie Moffit. It's sold from the current owners in October 2019 to Dennis...

By Legal Info
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Thanksgiving often means traveling to see loved ones, eating festive food, and relaxing at home. But when spending time in your home or the homes of others, it is crucial to ensure your home is safe and free of hazards.Make this Thanksgiving make it your safest yet by following these thirteen Tha...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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As a homeowner, we have a responsibility to make sure that our house always stays in good condition. So, if you think your job is over once you buy your house, then you are sorely mistaken. A homeowner’s job, quite like a mother’s job never really quits. Your house, like yourself, will be aging a...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Insects are the largest group of organisms on Earth, with more than 1 million category Finder, there are hundreds of thousands or even millions of other items so far undiscovered, as studies suggest the extinction of tens of millions of items of creeping insects and plane before being discovered,...

By Kona Home Team (luva llc) Lance Owens (RS), Getting transactions done, when nobody else can!
(Kona Home Team (luva llc))
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  Happy Aloha Friday For those of you that have followed our blog over the past 12 years, you have seen us post many articles on real estate, homes, condos, land, market trends and reports. As promised we are doing several blogs on buying the land, picking out the house, building, and all the st...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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If you haven't read a post by Asad, this one is a good start.... every one is better than the last.... It is a quite hectic and daunting task to get any work done in your home. However, if you make the right choice of the contractor or fitter, it can save you from a lot of hassle and trouble. Sin...

By Tammy Sons, Do Things Right and To The Best of Your Ability
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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How to Make a Winter Fairy Garden Tammy at Tennessee Wholesale Nursery in Altamont Tennessee offers hope to those with unsightly landscaping and gardens in the winter months when trying to sell a home. A winter fairy garden will not only look excellent but it will also attract potential buyers in...

By Chrissy Boltan, Service professional specializing in Real Estate
(Pro Services)
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When it comes to construction projects, being able to produce accurate construction estimates quickly is a major advantage. To do that, you need fast, accurate techniques on how to estimate construction costs. The trick is to develop a reliable method for estimating the cost of your construction ...

By Savvy Gainesville/Ocala, High tech real estate
(Savvy and Company)
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National App Day was December 11, but it's never too late to check out apps that can make homeowning easier (and possibly more fun, too!). Whether you're interested in decorating, DIY, energy conservation, or time management, as the saying goes, there's an app for that! For more information, visi...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Your roof is more than just a way of keeping the wind and rain out of your home. In fact, it’s a statement regarding your personal preferences. Of course, if there is nothing wrong with your roof you’re not going to replace it just to stamp your mark on a property.But, if your roof is reaching th...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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When it comes to the type of material you have on your roof, there are many different options to choose from. Different types of shingles have different characteristics, some of which may or may not match up with what you want out of your roof. Are you looking for style and beauty? Do you want du...

By Chrissy Doremus ~ US Inspect ~, Residential Property Inspections
(US Inspect)
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Often when we buy a home, we can fairly easily ascertain when the home was built and even when additions or renovations were made, but how can you tell the approximate age of many household components and appliances in the home? Here are some tricks, that you may not know about, that can help you...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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It is a quite hectic and daunting task to get any work done in your home. However, if you make the right choice of the contractor or fitter, it can save you from a lot of hassle and trouble. Since the bathroom is the most important part of your home, you should pay attention to details while hiri...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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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 ar...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Can Palm Tree Roots Damage Concrete If you are looking for a more tropical theme for your yard or garden, then you are probably thinking of adding some palm trees. These are great for creating a desert oasis look around your home and are generally a hardy plant that is easy to look after. Like an...

By Steven De Nazareth, Digital Marketer and Home Warranty Researcher
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
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If your planning on mitigating expenses on your home then a home warranty plan is your best bet. This is because home expenses on repair, replacement, security, and improvement can be quite expensive. That being said, home maintenance can cost thousands of dollars in case you have an old home wit...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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College years are some of the best times of our lives. But college research paper deadlines can dampen some of that fun and lead to long sleepless nights spent doing research online and writing drafts.Writing a paper once in a while is no big deal, but some courses can burden students with an unf...

By DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas
(Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA)
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I recently learned of UC Davis Arboretum's 100 All Star Plants that handle our climate, grow easily, resist pest and diseases, require little water, and look great in the garden!  Their website not only lists the 100 All Stars but lets you search plants based on the criteria, provides planting an...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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Did you know that there are actually multiple different types of siding you can have installed on your house? Some, like traditional horizontally installed styles or exterior stone are commonplace, seen on just about every house you pass by. Others, like Board and Batten siding, aren’t as well kn...