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.

Trending blogs on Home Improvement

 

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 10
Springtime in Hawaii - tropical flowers are blooming.There's no end to the beautiful flowers in Hawaii.  Here's some colorful hibiscus flowers growing at the Hawaiian Sea Spirits Organic Vodka Distillery, in Kula Maui.  On a recent tour we enjoyed the grounds and the sugar cane plants.  It's a be...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
Comments 0
Periodically, you need to rid yourself of things that are taking up you time and space to make room for more of what you like and want.There's a frequently quoted suggestion that if you haven't used something for two years, maybe it isn't essential in your life. If you have books you'll never rea...

By Sandra Nickel, The Hat Team
(Sandra Nickel REALTORS)
Comments 1
When driving around looking at houses one of the first things you will notice are the front porches.  They are a reminder of the “good old days” and evoke feelings of nostalgia and comfort.  Front porches foster a sense of community, enabling neighbors to spend time out from behind closed doors w...

By Tiffany Hayden, We support real estate agent pros in the U.S.
(Top 10 Contractor)
Comments 0
Fire damage can be quite devastating. You will have to restore everything from the charred roof to your fire damaged interiors. It is really hard to know where to start and how to restore the normalcy. The recovery will demand both your time and effort. It is always suggested to take the help of ...

By Joe McCord, Making It Rain On The Regular
(Property Investment Wise)
Comments 5
Whether it's a home renovation or a complete construction, tiling your floors is one of the most critical projects. They have massive advantages over other flooring alternatives. According to SEQ Tiling, one of the best tilers in Brisbane. Tiles have a longer lifespan than other floors such as ca...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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The living room is a place where all family members can sit and spend some time together. So, its designing and decoration are of great importance.Choose Furniture Wisely:Furniture is not something that you are going to replace quickly. If your living room is not a big one, do not select big sofa...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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In this article, we are going to impart to you a few hints and traps that you can use to appropriately deal with your financial plan, regardless of whether it is low, to change the improvement of your home. Plan Before You Begin Plan everything that you need to change in your home, and afterward,...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Carry out Twofold Responsibility Pads, lighting and dish sets shouldn't be restricted to a real existence inside. Influence your decorations to carry out twofold responsibility by bringing it outside. GET A Stunning Perspective A greenery enclosure trellis set over a window lets in light keeps u...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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You might need to redesign your kitchen or shower, augment your front room, improve your floor plan, practice environmental awareness and improve vitality productivity, or all the above mentioned. At long last, you may simply need to improve your present home enough to offer it so you can move in...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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It can be very complicated and stressful for people who want to renovate their own four walls. In order to implement everything properly, all kinds of decisions have to be made. Because not only the furnishing style must be decided, but above all one must know also, who implements it. Once you ha...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Not all of us have a big space for the kitchen in our houses. We don’t even need it. All we have to do is to use place wisely. Proper utilization of the area can increase the efficiency of work in the kitchen.          Opt For Roll Out Furniture: By selecting roll out tables for your kitchen, you...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 1
It's happened to almost everyone once in their life: When you leave the house or apartment, you accidentally drop the door into the lock and suddenly notice that you have simply not taken the house key with you. Of course, this can also happen the other way around and when getting out of the car,...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Your bathroom needs attention like any place in your home. It should not be overcrowded with things. Necessary things like shampoo, conditioner, shaving foam, toothbrushes should not be kept like a heap. Place them nicely in your bathroom cabinet.

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 2
A lawn plays a central role in increasing the curb appeal of your home. It is important to take care of it by fulfilling its cleaning and maintenance requirements on time. You must also be aware of some specific lawn care practices and their side effects on the health of human, plants, and animal...

By Tiffany Hayden, We support real estate agent pros in the U.S.
(Top 10 Contractor)
Comments 0
Building a house is the dream of many. A house demands proper planning, a lot of effort, time, and a budget. If you are up to do doing something big, then you will need a flexible budget. Whether you want to build a luxurious home or something simple, you will have to follow some basic procedures...
 Nothing dates a home like an outdated fireplace.  Whether it’s a brass enclosure, outdated stone or an odd brick color, the fireplace sets the tone for the main living area of a home and the potential buyer’s overall impression of the house.  Here are some options on updating the fireplace in a ...

By John Tabbart, Finding the Most Shared Content & Key Influencers
(Investment Properties)
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You’ve been cleaning your pool or maybe recently shocked it, but you still end up with the same question: why is my pool still cloudy? A cloudy pool is unsightly, and it can cost you more in the long run. This is an issue you need to address as soon as possible. Here are a few pointers on why you...

By Karen Borden
(Legend Realty)
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Which will it be: solid hardwood flooring or engineered wood flooring? Wood flooring manufacturers once styled engineered wood flooring as a reasonable, but not entirely adequate or worthy, substitute for 100-percent solid wood flooring. Solid hardwood was viewed by consumers and even some makers...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coastal Properties)
Comments 0
How do you keep a 'smart home' from being hacked?I imagine coming home one day and my neighbor's kid has turned on the stove, opened the refrigerator and started my coffee machine, all from her smart phone!