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 Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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If something is easy, everyone will do it. This phrase may also apply to the garden. Luckily, anyone and everyone can cultivate their own garden with the right gardening tips and gardening tools. Whether you're using container gardening or growing a lush produce garden, these tips straight from p...

By Jared Chamberlain
(Chamberlain Real Estate Group)
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If you have ever watched HGTV, you have seen the show the Property Brothers. Well, the Scott Brothers are looking for families in Calgary Alberta who have real dreams of turning their house into their forever home. If you are thinking of flipping the home, this isn't for you. This is all about ha...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
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Happy New Year!  The real estate market seems to have a mind of it's own.  Most of us are experiencing the same things, but we might be approaching it differently.  My magic sauce is my niche that sets me apart.  Offering energy tidbits to clients and how they effect a home has helped me gain cli...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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We have access to any home on the gulf coast, from Pensacola to Pace, to Gulf Breeze and many that will be coming SOON to the market let us save you money whether selling or buying. Call, text 850-476-4494 or email us charles@charlesstallions.com.  NOW YOU KNOWPensacola Florida 32514: Double Mast...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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If you want to choose the right water heating system for your rental property, you must invest some time in the prior research. It would help you get to know about different types of water heaters that are available in the market. Nowadays, the most important choice to make is between a storage-t...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
(ValuePenguin)
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If you're considering renovating your home, you’re in good company. Americans typically spend over $400 billion a year on home renovation projects and repairs. But not all home improvement projects translate into an increase in home value. In fact, making the wrong moves during renovations could ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Roof is the most important part of your home but it also has a few maintenance requirements that you must fulfill properly. If you show negligence or carelessness in handling your roof, you might have to face severe damages. Also, if you plan to start a renovation, you must know the specific tips...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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We cannot even count on our fingertips the times when we discovered either completely or partially rotten food placed in the refrigerator. It happens so frequently that we cannot remember the exact time and places where we found mold damage. The mold damage is not specific to food items, as it ca...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Moving into a new apartment can be very exciting and memorable. You get to decorate the place and create your personal space. However, not everything in the process will be fun and easy. Renovations can be time-consuming and tricky. That is why we have prepared a list of essentials that you need ...
In most cases, your house will be the largest single investment you will ever make in your life. This is why you need to give your home the attention it needs and deserves.Among the many ways to maintain your home is to switch out your old windows with high-quality and modern versions. This will ...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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If you've considered options for yourself or your aging parents, you may have come across the term "aging in place." The idea is that older adults can live at home with the support they need to thrive. There are a variety of ways to make this work, but most homes will need to be modified to allow...

By Alex Hales, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Are you trying to learn how to get your website on top of Google? If yes, you should check out our guide here on what you need to do.These days, it seems as though everyone is glued to their smartphone on a regular basis. Thanks to the modern Digital Era, technology and the Internet reign supreme...

By Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229)
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   Electrical Safety Tips To Follow in Your Brooklyn Home   Replace electric cords with frayed wires or worn spots  Never staple or nail electric cords or wires to walls or baseboardsDon't place electric cords under carpets or furnitureDon't overload or connect extention cords to other extention ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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When you leave your home for travel, the thing which would bother you the most is the safety and security of your home and valuable assets. You must make sure that no one can break into your home to steal anything after you. Here are 8 tips mentioned to help you make your home safe and sound befo...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 4
Many homeowners prefer to paint their homes on their own. If you are among those, you must know additional tips and techniques which can help you get done with your painting job effectively. Also, your money and time will be saved in the process.Here are 7 quick tips to help you with painting for...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Selling your home is a challenging task so you must carry out this process effectively and wisely. There are a lot of common mistakes which most of the people end up committing. You must be aware of such mistakes to be able to avoid them and make better decisions.Here are the top five mistakes me...

By Nick Good, www.TheGoodHomeTeam.com
(The Good Home Team with eXp Realty)
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Are you wanting to add home security cameras around your home but don't have the budget OR the desire to break the bank?  Watch below as top Dallas Realtor, Nick Good, with The Good Home Team at eXp Realty discusses how he was able to outfit his home with these VERY affordable cameras that are ea...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Choosing the right door handle or door knob, for your home, cupboard, pantry, living room or bedroom can be quite an ordeal, there are quite many different types of door handles and doorknobs available in the market today, ranging from very simple to more intricate designs. Choosing the right sty...

By Rono Williams
(Versil)
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Purchasing a home you have always dreamed about is the most significant and rewarding investment you will ever make in your life. It is the apple of your eye, your pride and joy. You will do anything to protect it and keep it as aesthetically pleasing as the day you first moved in.One of the thin...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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Concrete floors are not an optimal flooring situation. They can get cold and damp, and do not look very good in a room. When covering up a concrete floor, there are many types of flooring options to choose from. It is important that you chose the type of floor that best suits your needs and desig...