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 Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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 With the growth of the population, the numbers of residential complexes with a nice and large balcony are becoming a thing of rarity. If you have such a house that has a balcony means you got lucky. You would be able to enjoy this free under the open air to its fullest. But before you start enjo...

By Tom Ikonomou, Pro-active Real Estate Marketing
(RE/MAX City )
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The most viewed area of a home are the Kitchen and the Bathroom. Doors on Cabinets leave for a bad first impression. Use the following blog as a checklist before you put your home on the market.  10 STEPS TO DECLUTTER YOUR KITCHEN     We are all thankful for the many drawers and cabinets in kitch...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Purchasing a home can put individuals in touch with many potential legal representatives. Thus, by working with the right legal advocate, your home buying experience will be more enjoyable and stress-free. Below are a few steps on what it takes to buy a home in Boo Radley Ireland. 1.   Choosing t...
Finding the best and right waterproofing company is a challenging task and demands some time and energy. You want to select a committed company who will fix your basement and its surrounding regions in a proper way. You need a team of professional and expert contractors to take care of the existi...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Dewalt is the famous yet great brand for the miter saw. But when you order for this great power tool so you need to assemble it before getting start with it. Also it is a great power tool so you need to be very careful with its blade as it could cause injury to you when mishandled, so for keeping...

By John Tabbart, Finding the Most Shared Content & Key Influencers
(Investment Properties)
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If a certain species of termites are breeding in your property, then it can really be a serious problem. Calling a professional exterminator to inspect and treat your property can be the best solution for this problem, but if you don’t have access to a professional, you can try a home remedy for ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Water heater accounts for about 18-20% of the total utility bill. You must know how to heat your water efficiently to save as much amount of your money as you can. The most common mistake most of the homeowners make is that they start taking hot water heaters in their homes for granted. But if th...
You see trees every day, whether in media or in person, and if you're lucky, you live in an area populated with them. Many people know trees provide benefits, but not everyone realizes the extent of these advantages. Although trees keep us alive, people still destroy them at increasing rates. By ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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There are different options available when it comes to the flooring for your restaurant. You must take every important aspect into account from comfort and durability to the safety and cleanliness to be able to meet the daily demands. You can pick the best flooring designs and materials for diffe...

By Lareina Gould, Residential Architect
(H & Z IT SOlutions)
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Are you on a quest for non stick cookware? Here's the skinny...Pros: Foods do not burn or stick easily Easy to Clean Healthier cooking with less oil needed Less expensive Many colors available Cons: Foods do not brown well Most brands are not dishwasher-safe Metal utensils cannot be used Continue...

By James Sanson - Ranked in the TOP 1% of Arizona, Homes for sale in Maricopa AZ
(Keller Williams Realty Phoenix)
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Adding an outdoor fireplace can be a great way to liven up your backyard or patio area. Not only do outdoor fireplaces provide a unique visual aesthetic, they can also serve a functional purpose. Even though it’s outside in the open air, the heat produced by an outdoor fireplace can actually keep...
The idea of living in an uncluttered house probably sounds great to you. However, you always find your home full of things you probably have no use for. Therefore, going on a decluttering journey can turn out to be an amazing idea. And if you don’t know where to start, here are five home organiza...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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If you want your home value to be improved from the selling point of view, one of the most important decisions you can take regarding its renovations is adding hurricane garage doors in your home. It can surely help increase the worth of your home in more than one way. However, you need to keep y...

By mordechai lev
(Real Estate service)
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When settling on a choice about the look of your property, it can be helpful to understand the advantages of a privacy fence. Read on and learn about the benefits of a home privacy fence so that your decision is an educated one.ShelterPutting in a privacy fence over some other sort of perimeter b...

By mordechai lev
(Real Estate service)
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A homeowner’s biggest fear is a house fire. Fire is the most destructive element to a house because it can completely obliterate everything in a matter of minutes. But even if a home isn’t near destruction from a fire, the leftover soot and smoke can pose a health risk and be just as damaging as ...

By mordechai lev
(Real Estate service)
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The living room may be the space where you spend the most relaxing time. It’s where you watch television, read, and spend time with family and friends. It’s definitely one room that you want to look great, but also you want to feel comfortable. Here are some secrets to creating the perfect living...

By Harry Logan, Your Satisfaction is Guaranteed!
(RE/MAX executives realty)
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Before selling your Winnipeg home, it is a good idea to examine each room for unfinished or needed repairs. It is very likely that you might need a portion of drywall replaced or cracks caulked outside your bathtub. These small repairs might seem unnecessary, but can easily turn out to be the dif...

By Lareina Gould, Residential Architect
(H & Z IT SOlutions)
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When it comes to decorating your house for the Christmas holiday, you do not want to neglect the outside. You can impress your neighbors with a carefully planned light display. Christmas lights make your home inviting and welcoming. It draws attention from the road to your doorstep. People passin...

By John Tabbart, Finding the Most Shared Content & Key Influencers
(Investment Properties)
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When looking for the best flooring for bathroom remodel, consider its performance and durability under stress. In this scenario, such stress has to do with lots of water. For that reason, the best flooring should withstand the heavy demands of a wet atmosphere while complementing your décor at th...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, Opening the Doors to California Homes -East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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UPSIZING YOUR HOME   Unfortunately, our homes do not always grow with us. What may have initially worked fine for a single person, a young couple’s starter home, or a family with a newborn can quickly become too small as families expand and multiple generations live under one roof.Remodeling and ...