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 Tammy Sons, Do Things Right and To The Best of Your Ability
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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A Few Genius Ways to Use All Those AcornsTammy at Tennessee Wholesale Nursery said there are a million reasons to buy acorns. From their nursery located in middle Tennessee, they offer oak acorns for sale. Some plant them, some use them for decor while others use them to feed wildlife, there's al...
In today’s economic climate, running a business is harder than ever with increased competition, which is fueled even further by the advent of the internet and social media. One wrong step and an unfavorable review can be up everywhere on social media, leading to business being adversely affected....

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Carpets are, more often than not, a mainstay in any home. It can be placed in the living room merely for aesthetic reasons, for instance, to make the room look more homey and comfortable. It can also be placed in an area for non-aesthetic purposes, such as to protect the floor tiles from scratche...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
Comments 36
 December Home Maintenance & Safety Checklist  The month of December has arrived.  To keep your home in tip-top shape this winter and throughout the year, here's a checklist of home maintenance and safety items to take care of during December. (For a printable copy of the December Home Maintenanc...

By miles snow
(MyHomeware)
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Bathroom vanity, almost every family will choose to install during decoration. Because the bathroom vanity can indeed store a lot of things, which provides a lot of convenience for our future use. But the bathroom vanity is installed and used in the bathroom, so we must consider some issues when ...

By Steven De Nazareth, Digital Marketer and Home Warranty Researcher
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
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For first-time homeowners and those that continue to renew their home warranty, there’s nothing better than peace of mind. The Peace of mind that none of your appliances and systems break down. Don’t you agree? It’s fantastic to come back to a home where all the devices, appliances and systems wo...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Many people do not feel the need to soundproof their house doors as they might think of them as rock solid objects through which sound cannot pass. But, in reality, doors seen in apartments, houses, and a lot of residential units have hollow cores.Hollow-core doors could amplify rather than muffl...

By Anthony Del Gigante, Anthony Del Gigante is chief creative officer at M
(mdgadvertising)
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I have moved a total of 7 times because of my work. And during each one, I had the joy of creating a brand new space for me to live in. It is one of the few pleasures in life that I refuse to give up. That is why I never hired an interior designer despite the few hours per day outside of work tha...

By miles snow
(MyHomeware)
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Nowadays, the pace of life is speeding up, bathrooms have been valued as a place to relax. How to choose a bathroom bathtub? What are the precautions for bathtub purchase? The requirements for sanitary facilities are no longer just to meet the convenience of life and simple practical functions, b...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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The benefits associated with office 365 are all obvious and organizations are willing to go for this office suite. Cloud integration, live support and flexibility are some of the main aspects of office 365 that organizations are a fan of. Other than that it does provide a remote work facility to ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
If you are one who is interested in purchasing and selling the home then it would be better to make the use of mold where you will surely able to keep the real estate transactions save. You will surely able to buy and sell the home with mold. It is considered as quite easier and cheaper task for ...

By Donald A. Masters
(Master Home & Building Inspections, LLC)
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I've run across several basements recently that have had the typical "interior perimeter waterproofing", with the basement block walls in really poor condition, including peeling paint, cracking parge, and mineral deposit leeching.. This has given me reason to put more thought into the inspection...

By Nick Marr, Promoting real estate internationally
(TRINIDIGITAL )
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 There’s an old saying in warfare that goes “No plan survives contact with the enemy.” It basically means no amount of preparation will ever eliminate the need to solve problems when duty calls. Those in real estate, either as developers or homeowners, should take this piece of advice to heart wh...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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The average person spends the better part of their life at home, but many people still know remarkably little about the space that occupies so much of their money and time. 1| YOUR HOUSE HAS NEARLY A THIRD OF A MILLION ITEMS IN IT According to a report, the average American home contains about 30...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Buying a house for the first time is a very exciting yet daunting task. It requires a lot of money and time investment, so you need to make sure that you make a calculated decision. You should also have an insight into the housing market to be able to take different important aspects into account...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coastal Properties)
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5 Electric Dangers - Especially during the winter & holidays 

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Hiring a house cleaning service involves a lot of risk factors and challenges. Since it is like giving a stranger access to your home, you have to be extra conscious and alert during the hiring process. You can make this process easier and risk-free by keeping yourself updated and informed about ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Designing and decorating a home can be lots of fun especially when you think about adding beautiful wallpaper to a room or a rich floor rug. Even a collection of favourite artworks to a room can make a huge difference, and when it comes to lighting, its like adding the final touch.A stunning thou...
You have finally decided to get the house you always wanted to. You willingly worked hard with the realization that you will give yourself and your family the satisfaction of living in their own house one day.  Among all the questions that you have in your head, one of them is how to get worry-fr...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 1
Winter season is both fun and challenging so you should be mentally ready to keep you and your home protected. Since the chances of storms are quite higher in the winter, you need to take precautions beforehand by keeping your home prepared for it. The more consciously and wisely you act, the bet...