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 Joe McCord, Making It Rain On The Regular
(Property Investment Wise)
Comments 0
By this juncture, you have probably already decided that you need a retractable patio awning to install on your home’s exterior. But there is something holding you back. Despite the fact that you have already visualized how the awning will appear after installation is complete, or how the home wi...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
economics, real demand, and real profits will benefit the industry.Syndicated ownership of real estate was introduced in the early 2000s. Because many early investors were hurt by collapsed markets or by tax-law changes, the concept of syndication is currently being applied to more economically s...
Remodeling can be very time consuming and expensive. A typical kitchen remodeling project will usually cost a few ten thousand dollars and take months to complete. However, getting a beautiful, functional, and up-to-date kitchen doesn’t always mean that you have to remodel. Upgrading some things ...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
Comments 0
Cleanliness and sanitation are the most important aspect of our lives. You can not expect a very excellent health and state of mind from a person who is not used to stay in a healthy environment.Health and hygiene would not be an automatic process we will have to start changing our habits and lif...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
Comments 0
If your pooch accidentally goes to the bathroom on your floor or carpet, the chances are you’ll have to find ways to remove the urine to prevent your house from smelling. By preventing accidents in the first place, getting rid of old odors and treating fresh urine promptly, you can eliminate urin...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
Comments 0
Email marketing is still popular everywhere. This is one form of marketing that was very popular a few years ago. In digital marketing, email marketing cannot be truly abandoned. Are you interested?Whatever goods or services you sell, email marketing can help you effectively. You don't need to sp...
It would be quite difficult to build a strong business credit for a small business because one has to pay the installments and other payment on a perfect time. It is most complicated task where a person needs to maintain the credit history that is fairly one of the most important tasks. You will ...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
Comments 0
Epoxy floors have long been the flooring option of choice for retail stores, restaurants, warehouses, manufacturing facilities and a large variety of other venues. They’re known for their overall ease of maintenance, durability and easy installation. While maintaining an epoxy floor is not diffic...

By Francisco Peot, The Best Place To Find Your Home!
(Richmond Home Sales At EXP Realty)
Comments 1
 Pests; whether they are rodents, cockroaches, bugs, or other insects that keep invading your home. You will eventually get tired of having them at home and will want to remove them or even prevent them from coming back. This is a large problem that most of us face. Having pests at home can not b...

By Scott Seaton Jr. Bourbonnais Kankakee IL Home Inspector, The Home Inspector With a Heart!
(SLS Home Inspections-Bradley Bourbonnais Kankakee Manteno)
Comments 4
How many times do people need to be reminded about dryer vents? Never too many is the answer. There are even clever commercials now from Farmer's Insurance Group showing a 17 foot tall ball of lint and the teacher torches the ball with a flame thrower to remind viewers how flammable the dryer lin...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Sobha Saptrang is one of the most recent properties which are being hoisted at Koramangala in Bangalore for residential purposes. Apart from the unmatched living experience that it will provide, the residents will also get a number of advantages. Some of them include excellent location, lavish an...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
Comments 0
How often do you enjoy wowing your guests with your creative prowess and efficient home styling skills? You usually joke it wasn't that hard and that you could easily do it. You do that, don't you? Don't worry I am guilty as well. I love to be the pride of my friends and family and make them jeal...

By Shonn Thompson, Experience and Results To Move You!
(Thompson Realty Group)
Comments 1
Pittsburg CA – Folks who live in areas of the country with wild winter weather use a vocabulary that sounds like a foreign language to those who live in more mild climes.One of the words not in the Hawaiian’s or Floridian’s vocabulary is “mudroom.”But, whether it’s an entryway retrofitted in the ...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 0
Having a garden is always a huge plus, whether it’s acres of greenery big enough for a smallholding, or a compact space where you can show off a manicured lawn and some well-chosen shrubs, plants and bushes. The beauty of outside green space is you can choose to create the perfect home football p...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Air conditioners play a vital role in making your day comfortable and night peaceful. You must make sure that they keep functioning to serve their purpose effectively. However, you are going to realize the importance of AC repair experts sooner or later in your life. So, you must make important d...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
Comments 0
Mowing is one of the best ways to keep your lawn healthy and grow. Moreover, it keeps your lawn fresh. Therefore, it is important to mow your lawn properly. The way you mow your lawn impact your lawn significantly. It can promote or inhibit the growth of the lawn. Therefore, do it in the right wa...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Choosing the right tiles for a small size bathroom is a challenging task which would require taking different important aspects and factors into account. You must be very careful while choosing tiles for your small bathroom if you want the tiles to be perfectly fitted. Here are six tips mentioned...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
Comments 0
How often do you enjoy wowing your guests with your creative prowess and efficient home styling skills? You usually joke it wasn't that hard and that you could easily do it. You do that, don't you? Don't worry I am guilty as well. I love to be the pride of my friends and family and make them jeal...

By Paul Tomlinson, We find home for you
(Freelancer)
Comments 1
Sitting in your backyard with friends and family with proper lighting fixtures that can illuminate the area and spend time joyfully is a blessing. Not every light is suitable for every area. You need to know the difference between indoor and outdoor lights. Using indoor lights in the outer area o...

By Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
Comments 9
6 basic tips on how to paint a roomPainting a room in your house is a quick easy way to make a change. If you're thinking of painting a room in your house here are 6 great tips:  How much paint should I buy? The general rule is that one gallon will cover about 400 square feet. For each wall, calc...