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 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. ...

By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes Scottsdale)
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4 Tips to Improve Your Home and Save on Your Energy Bill 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 im...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 For many homeowners, a plumbing problem is on the highest chart of the list of “please don't let it happen in my house” issues. However, at some point, everybody will experience a plumbing issue, whether it's something simple like a clog, or something direr such as a flood. How you approach thos...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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Don’t know how to organize tools in workshop storages? Understandably so, this is a rather stressful activity, so it’s hard to come up with effective garage organization ideas every now and then. However, in order to break the garage shop organization ideas block, we’ve compiled a series of garag...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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The kitchen is like the nerve center of a home. It is the most used room, and everyone has set foot there countless times. Consequently, it is the room that gets remodeling most of the times. With a simple remodel, you can add the functionality of your kitchen and the overall value of your home. ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Summer is just around the corner and that means pool parties, indoor trampoline parks, barbeques, and lots of outdoor activities. Has the winter decimated your once beautiful backyard? Don’t worry! You still have a few months to bring it back to life before summer arrives. If you need some inspir...

By Eric J, Dream Home Financing
(Eric J - Dream Home Financing)
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Bathroom Fittings: A Comprehensive Selection GuideOnce you finally decide to remodel your bathroom you might find yourself a bit overwhelmed with all the choices available. It’s funny how even though you thought about all the elements you want to implement in your bathroom, you might still end up...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Kitchen is the most important part of a home where you cook and eat delicious meals. It is important to find a suitable kitchen fitter whether you want to simply update the kitchen gallery or install a countertop to make your kitchen more convenient. The more you pay attention to details, the bet...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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One of the most beautiful cities of England, Sheffield is a perfect solitude of historical remanence and culture. Mixed with modern structures and ancient relics, it’s a place that offers some great vibes and thrills. But for students that might be coming here for education terms, there is someth...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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It is proven beyond reasonable doubts that windows replacement improves the market value of your home. Apart from that, they also offer some other benefits that homeowners start to enjoy the moment the installation work is complete. Such benefits may include improved ventilation and lighting.Howe...

By Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
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Inured.Pittsburg CA – That’s just a fancy way of explaining how we humans can, over time, become accustomed to something unpleasant.If you’ve ever lived near railroad tracks or under the flight path of a local airport you know what we’re talking about. At first, the noise was torture. After a tim...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Pools, they sound like a luxury but building a pool can make you feel like a working civil engineer for some time. Of course, you are unable to build your pool all on your own but you ought to know the details for making it the best pool in town. In the market there is various kind of pool builde...

By Nick Marr, Promoting real estate internationally
(TRINIDIGITAL )
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Stretch Your Budget: Affordable Home Improvements You Need to Try Improving your home is a super fun and exciting occasion, but doing so on a tight budget can be a little tricky and underwhelming. However, don’t despair just yet. Sure, you might not be able to afford the latest generation applia...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Roof inspections are pretty important, and a lot of us tend to downplay their significance without even realizing it. Our roof keeps our house safe from rain, snow, hail, storms, pests and all kinds of possible problems. However, what we do not realize is that our roof tends to take the brunt of ...

By Eric J, Dream Home Financing
(Eric J - Dream Home Financing)
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Reinventing a Guest Room with Better Sleep in MindWhen speaking of remodels, we primarily concern ourselves with the living room, kitchen, and bathrooms. However, that’s not the reason for the guest room to become one of the most neglected spaces in the house. Whether you have guests staying over...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Having a problem with heating, ventilation or air conditioning? Not a problem anymore. Having vital education in your system can aid you in troubleshooting when required. All one needs to do is be educated enough to know where are the components, how do they work, the principles or system your HV...

By Anne Thompson, DIYing between diaper changes
(DIY Decor Mom)
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"Is Simply White a good color to paint my trim? Or should I use Decorator's White?" Is one of the most frequently asked questions I receive on my blog, DIY Decor Mom. Homeowners are always looking for a crisp but soft white paint color to use in their homes and they want to know the right one to ...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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In this robot vacuum vs normal vacuum post, one option makes cleaning convenient while the other performs more intricate cleaning. How to decide then?You simply have to accept the fact that vacuuming is a task slowly yet increasingly being taken up by smart vacuum cleaners. Particularly robot vac...

By Lareina Gould, Residential Architect
(H & Z IT SOlutions)
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When it comes to decorating your house for the Christmas holiday, you do not want to neglect the outside. You can impress your neighbors with a carefully planned light display. Christmas lights make your home inviting and welcoming. It draws attention from the road to your doorstep. People passin...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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Atlanta Buckhead Midtown- Sanity Short-Cuts - Store Extension Cords Short and sweet - now you can be one of the 3,944,730+ people who have learned from DirtFarmer Jay the best way to store an Extension Cord.Watch his simple yet effective technique then try to do it. It takes a little practice but...