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 Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 3
It is quite important to have a peaceful environment in your home to live conveniently. However, a lot of people have to face the disturbances caused by unnecessary outside noises. You must know easy ways and tricks that can help you block such noises. It would help you live in your personal spac...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 9
While some may say my husband is close to being a hoarder, actually I like to consider him a thrifty pack rat Some advantages to being a thrifty pack rack include helping the environment in some small way. By saving odds and ends obtained from various products and situations, he and I are doing o...
It is important for you, as a client, to know how to get the most value from the interior designer you hire for a project Selecting an interior designer can be a tough job.In fact, it’s ideal if you make the selection of your interior designer an entire 7-step process.If you go through all that w...

By Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
Comments 1
Remodel to sell vs. Remodel to EnjoyHow to get the most value out of your kitchen remodelA Realtors Personal Experience with a RemodelDo your Research! Are you considering a remodel because you don't want to move or because you need to sell you home and it is outdated? I receive calls from past c...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 16
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 Nick Good, www.TheGoodHomeTeam.com
(The Good Home Team with eXp Realty)
Comments 2
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 Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
Comments 0
Did you know that there are actually multiple different types of siding you can have installed on your house? Some, like traditional horizontally installed styles or exterior stone are commonplace, seen on just about every house you pass by. Others, like Board and Batten siding, aren’t as well kn...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
Comments 2
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...
Pallavaram is located in the Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu. The emerging suburb of Chennai has been showing fast growth in its statistics. The ground is not only sheltering residential colonies but also commonly known as a paradise for the archaeologists. The soil in Pallavaram holds A-grade ...

By Khuwalid Khalid
Comments 0
Situated on 130 miles of Atlantic coast, New Jersey homes over a dozen state forests and more than 35 state parks. Therefore, New Jersey’s nickname is the “Garden State”. Despite the fact that New Jersey is one of the smallest US States, it is home to top-of-the-line tourist attractions. From Nat...

By Joe Resendiz, Jr. Research Analyst
(ValuePenguin)
Comments 3
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)
Comments 7
The project of increasing your home’s value can be more fun than you can imagine. However, you need to act wisely while making your home remodel or renovation plans to get the most out of your home by selling it.Here are the top eight tips mentioned to help you increase the value of your home bef...

By Jared Chamberlain
(Chamberlain Real Estate Group)
Comments 1
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 Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Comments 2
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)
Comments 2
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 Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 1
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
Comments 1
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 Alex Hales, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
Comments 0
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 Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
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 ...