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.


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Put the hammer down and the glasses on and read on.

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HVAC systems last longer if regularly maintained.Despite this being a fact, most homeowners neglect the necessary yearly HVAC inspections and maintenance that could potentially help their systems run efficiently and last longer. Most don't realize the best time to replace, and they have to deal w...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Looking to dress your windows with something other than curtains? The following ideas are fun, great for creative expression, and relatively inexpensive. Screens. These thin, partially transparent screens can be pulled down when you need them and still let some light through. Bright frames. Don’t...
It's been a long day and all you want to do is get into a hot shower, but once you step in the water is cold! You weren't expecting a water heater problem, but now that you have one, what do you do?There are many common water heater issues that you could be dealing with. Check out this guide to l...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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As of 2018, there were 500,300 plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters in the United States. This number is still insignificant, considering the many cases of plumbing-related problems in most American households. If left unattended, plumbing fixtures can pose a significant risk to your property....

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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To have a piece of luxury in your own backyard such as a fibreglass swimming pool is every homeowner's dream. It is no secret that a swimming pool is a fantastic investment but a lot of the time people are unaware of how much cleaning and maintenance is needed to keep your pool sparkling clean. K...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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According to the National Association of Home Builders, there is a huge need for new homes throughout the country right now. They recently discovered that only about six out of every 1,000 older homes are being retired each year—and it's largely because there just aren't enough new homes to go ar...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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An exciting part of purchasing a pool is choosing the colour. Fibreglass pools come in various colours and finishes. There is a pool colour to suit every taste and home, the tricky part is deciding which one to pick. To help you choose the right colour for your pool, we’ve put together this artic...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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The end of the warmer summer months is fast approaching and that means your pool will more than likely not be used for the cooler months. Many people may assume to just throw a cover over your pool and it will be fine, unfortunately, that is not the case. It is really important to ensure your poo...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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People purchase pools for all different reasons, so the “right type” of pool can vary from person to person. There are a few things that should be considered when deciding on the type of pool to choose,after all, it is a big decision and you want to be sure you are making the right one.We have pu...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Utilizing salt is a gread method when it comes to removing red wine stains on your carpet no matter how severe they are. That's because salt absorbs all of the moisture left by the wine of your carpet.    You're enjoying a good glass of wine, chilling in your living room, and suddenly you acciden...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Mac Tidal Playlist Converter is one of the great converter in 2019. In this converter you can easily convert your music albums into mp3, wav etc. with high quality. Easy to use and easy interface. Everyone can easily convert their music playlists. Today everybody needs on one click and fast proce...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Every person strives to become physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy. However, your life quality and wellness can be affected by different factors such as stress levels, intense work, improper eating, and sleep deprivation. Making lifestyle changes, paying attention to regular physical ac...
The PJB project builders are a group of hardworking and efficient team of Loft conversion in Bolton, working together with outstanding workmanship and possess extreme friendly behaviour. They are widely recommended by all, who have already been privileged by their services, and are popular for th...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Whether you plan to renovate a house before moving in or are preparing to remodel your current home, budgeting for a home renovation can be a tough process. First, you need to determine what it is you really need versus what you simply want. Next step, you’ll have to figure out how you are going ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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When it comes to enhancing the value of your home and your quality of life, you have many options. Your stairs are one key area for upgrading that can transform the look of your home and their overall functionality in your lifestyle. If you're considering remodeling your stairs, here are some key...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Decorating with flowers is considered to be one of the most impressive things you can do to improve the aesthetics (and smell!) of your home. Choosing the right color of flowers and the perfect style can be a daunting task for you especially if you have a busy schedule or have no time to devote t...

By Xavier Castellano
(RE Analytics)
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An owner-builder is someone responsible for domestic building work carried out on their land. Domestic building work means using your trade skills to build, expand, or renovate your residence, or supervising subcontractors who do the work. An owner-builder assumes responsibility for all aspects o...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 1
  If there’s one home feature that’s increasingly in demand, it’s the home office. High-end buyers are prioritizing an adequate space where they can work remotely, however, what that entails exactly can vary quite a bit. Everyone has different requirements and work habits, so it’s important to f...

By HomeWarranty Reviews, A Review Platform For Home Warranty Companies
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
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If your planning on mitigating expenses on your home then a home warranty plan is your best bet. This is because home expenses on repair, replacement, security, and improvement can be quite expensive. That being said, home maintenance can cost thousands of dollars in case you have an old home wit...

By Leland Schwab, President, Schwab Realty
(Schwab Realty, Inc.)
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Alternative Energy: The Benefits of Residential Solar Panels  As a homeowner in Sequim, WA, you’ve probably considered investing in solar panels at some point. Whether this was a fleeting thought or a serious consideration, you might be surprised to know that the number of homeowners using solar ...