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 Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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As buying a home becomes quite expensive and out of reach for many, the demand for renting and leasing of homes and apartments is becoming quite popular in Singapore. Buying a home might certainly give us a long term asset. But the initial payment is a problem for many and so is the long term rep...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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If you are one who is frustrated with shampoo bottles, soap bars and other things in the bathroom then it would be better to opt for a shower caddy that is proven to be great. It is one of the great thing where you will surely able to keep the essential things. It is considered as fairly best sho...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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Introduction to High-End Resilient Flooring High-end resilient flooring (HERF) is one of the sturdiest and strongest floorings that can be installed in a home. HERF flooring is the perfect choice for residential flooring as well as commercial flooring. HERF can be sourced and installed easily wit...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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The truth is that I have immensely enjoyed working for Auntie Cleaner. Thus, I highly recommend this cleaning service both for workers and for clients. Certainly, I have learned many valuable things while working at this fine and reputable company. I think these things will help to provide valuab...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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People who have an Aircon system at their home often face Aircon issues once in a while. And the first thing they do is call an Aircon service to get the matter solved. But very few do know that some Aircon issues can be detected and fixed at home itself if you have the right knowledge. During th...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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To most Singaporeans, HDB spring cleaning is a tradition that’s normally taken seriously. However, this seasonal procedure is not easy to carry out. If you are not doing it with your family or friends, then you need to hire the services of a cleaning company. But it should be noted that there are...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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Recently, I coughed a bit too much because of the dirty carpets in the house. I don't really have any experience in cleaning carpets so I hired a cleaning company to do it. I searched on Google and Singapore Carpet Cleaning Pte Ltd came up. I saw reviews about it and they were mixed so I decided ...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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Aircon servicing is one household cleaning chore that is commonly neglected. However, ensuring that your aircon is clean and well-maintained is just as important as any other duty. While you can't see the dirt building up inside of your aircon, you and your family can surely breathe it. Dirty and...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
(Absolute)
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An awning is a covering that resembles a rooftop or in simple words, an extension from the roof. It is like a sheet or a barrier that covers the inside and outside areas from extreme sun rays. The awning also helps in making the house cool by preventing the sun rays from entering in and this help...
You never want water standing stagnant in your home. In any season, such a situation can cause permanent damage to your property if you don't take care of the problem.But wintertime brings an even greater risk for this issue to arise. Between snowfall and heavy rain, the season's precipitation an...

By Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
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Pittsburg CA – The popularity of hardwood flooring has varied over the centuries. The replacement for the packed dirt flooring of the Colonial Era, hardwood floors were life-changers.High-end homes had tongue-and-groove flooring while more modest homes’ hardwood floors were laid by nailing the pl...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Plumbing problems can be a nuisance because they can disrupt the activities of daily living or normal routines of family members. Also, plumbing issues can be messy and a big disaster. It’s a good thing that professional plumbers can easily spot plumbing issues. However, if you’re faced with emer...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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If you've had your current HVAC for more than ten years, or if you simply feel it's not performing well despite regular maintenance, it may be time to replace it. Here are some advantages to consider when you're deciding whether to upgrade your HVAC system.A new system will be more efficientHVAC ...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Traditionally, Spring is the season to give your home a much needed refresh and time to complete all the jobs left over from the winter.However, there are many essential jobs that can be done come Autumn to prepare you home for the cooler months. That’s why we have decided to share some top tips ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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I always advocate and I firmly believe loyal customers are your best advertising.  If you are not a sole practitioner then loyal customers will be the result of engaged employees.  These are employees that feel empowered and take personal ownership in the success of the company.This is a personal...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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People are often unaware about the importance of sleeping on a good bed. Most of the time, they are content with having a bed that looks comfortable without really considering if it actually feels comfortable. After all, should we really bother looking for a great mattress if all we do is sleep o...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your home running efficiently, not only to save money, but also to help the environment thrive. October 2nd is Energy Efficiency Day, a perfect time to think about making some key upgrades that will improve the efficiency of your home. If you’re looking to s...

By Randal Jenkins
(Coldwell Banker F I Gray and Sons Residential, Inc.)
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Tried to buy one of those walk in bath tubs. Kohler asked very invasive questions. I informed them, I would not be answering. After 3 times explaining to them, that I would like to buy a product and was not comfortable with their questions I politely informed the representative that I would be ha...

By Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
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Pittsburg CA – There’s no need to pity your condo-dwelling, green thumber friends – where there is even a tiny space, there are gardening possibilities.Whether you call that spot a balcony, lanai, terrace or veranda, it can be transformed into a spring garden showcase in just a few easy steps.Thi...

By Sandi Reed, Lee's Summit #1 Real Estate Expert
(Chartwell Realty, LLC)
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Each month the Sandi Reed Real Estate Group provides a list to keep you on track with those essential home repairs.  The fall season is in full swing. This month's task revolve around preparing for winter.#1     Plant Fall Bulbs & TreesMany Spring bulbs need to be planted before the first frost. ...