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 David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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There are a few tools every home needs. These are our picks.Whatever the size or shape of your home, whether you own it or are just renting, having an essential home toolkit handy is always helpful. You don't need to go overboard. Keep power tools to a minimum, but a few essentials make doing tho...

By Ellie McIntire, Luxury service in Howard County & Catonsville
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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10 STEPS TO DECLUTTER YOUR KITCHEN     We are all thankful for the many drawers and cabinets in kitchens today, but they make it easy for us to hide our clutter instead of getting rid of it. If you have reached the point where you can no longer open a door in your kitchen without having somethin...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Whether you live in the ‘burbs, the city or out in the country, your lawn is the crowning centerpiece that introduces people to your home. Your lawn can elevate the look of your house or create an uninviting scene that lessens the beauty…and maybe even the value.For some homeowners, though, lawn ...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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The holiday season is high season for burglary. House or apartment is empty, the residents are  and Comfortable Apartment.gone and the overflowing post box indicates that too. If the property is still poorly visible or the key is even under the doormat, burglars have an easy game.Click here To bu...

By Chrissy Boltan, Service professional specializing in Real Estate
(Pro Services)
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Have you lost the keys to your home? Well, no matter what type of keys you have lost, there is always a way to get in through your back door. But for the sake of reality and more practicality, it is not always possible. So, if you are wondering lost my house key how can I get in, then you need so...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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If you want to avoid mattress problems, save yourself money and have the best night’s sleep consider avoiding the following mistakes people make while  ;1.  Bargain Promotional Mattresses – Limited sale or time offers sound great until you try find reviews or compare them to other offers.  If not...

By Tom Ikonomou, Pro-active Real Estate Marketing
(RE/MAX City )
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The most viewed area of a home are the Kitchen and the Bathroom. Doors on Cabinets leave for a bad first impression. Use the following blog as a checklist before you put your home on the market.  10 STEPS TO DECLUTTER YOUR KITCHEN     We are all thankful for the many drawers and cabinets in kitch...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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 With the growth of the population, the numbers of residential complexes with a nice and large balcony are becoming a thing of rarity. If you have such a house that has a balcony means you got lucky. You would be able to enjoy this free under the open air to its fullest. But before you start enjo...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Purchasing a home can put individuals in touch with many potential legal representatives. Thus, by working with the right legal advocate, your home buying experience will be more enjoyable and stress-free. Below are a few steps on what it takes to buy a home in Boo Radley Ireland. 1.   Choosing t...
Finding the best and right waterproofing company is a challenging task and demands some time and energy. You want to select a committed company who will fix your basement and its surrounding regions in a proper way. You need a team of professional and expert contractors to take care of the existi...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Dewalt is the famous yet great brand for the miter saw. But when you order for this great power tool so you need to assemble it before getting start with it. Also it is a great power tool so you need to be very careful with its blade as it could cause injury to you when mishandled, so for keeping...

By John Tabbart, Finding the Most Shared Content & Key Influencers
(Investment Properties)
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If a certain species of termites are breeding in your property, then it can really be a serious problem. Calling a professional exterminator to inspect and treat your property can be the best solution for this problem, but if you don’t have access to a professional, you can try a home remedy for ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Water heater accounts for about 18-20% of the total utility bill. You must know how to heat your water efficiently to save as much amount of your money as you can. The most common mistake most of the homeowners make is that they start taking hot water heaters in their homes for granted. But if th...
You see trees every day, whether in media or in person, and if you're lucky, you live in an area populated with them. Many people know trees provide benefits, but not everyone realizes the extent of these advantages. Although trees keep us alive, people still destroy them at increasing rates. By ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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There are different options available when it comes to the flooring for your restaurant. You must take every important aspect into account from comfort and durability to the safety and cleanliness to be able to meet the daily demands. You can pick the best flooring designs and materials for diffe...

By Lareina Gould, Residential Architect
(H & Z IT SOlutions)
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Are you on a quest for non stick cookware? Here's the skinny...Pros: Foods do not burn or stick easily Easy to Clean Healthier cooking with less oil needed Less expensive Many colors available Cons: Foods do not brown well Most brands are not dishwasher-safe Metal utensils cannot be used Continue...

By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
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Adding an outdoor fireplace can be a great way to liven up your backyard or patio area. Not only do outdoor fireplaces provide a unique visual aesthetic, they can also serve a functional purpose. Even though it’s outside in the open air, the heat produced by an outdoor fireplace can actually keep...
The idea of living in an uncluttered house probably sounds great to you. However, you always find your home full of things you probably have no use for. Therefore, going on a decluttering journey can turn out to be an amazing idea. And if you don’t know where to start, here are five home organiza...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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If you want your home value to be improved from the selling point of view, one of the most important decisions you can take regarding its renovations is adding hurricane garage doors in your home. It can surely help increase the worth of your home in more than one way. However, you need to keep y...

By mordechai lev
(Real Estate service)
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When settling on a choice about the look of your property, it can be helpful to understand the advantages of a privacy fence. Read on and learn about the benefits of a home privacy fence so that your decision is an educated one.ShelterPutting in a privacy fence over some other sort of perimeter b...