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 Mark and Laura Anderson, Common Name - Uncommon Service
(Realty Group )
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Add Value to Your Home With These 9 DIY Improvements Whether you’re prepping your house to go on the market or looking for ways to maximize its long-term appreciation, these nine home improvement projects are great ways to add function, beauty, and real value to your home.The best part is, once y...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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When any person purchases a home for them, they buy it with many expectations. Not only just to live on it, but also to have a dream home. And, to give an appealing nature to this place, all that everyone cares about is the design & layout of the house.As we know, a home is incomplete without a k...

By Xavier Castellano
(RE Analytics)
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When it comes to selling your home, there is quite a bit of emphasis placed on staging the interior and making sure that it is appealing to those who may be looking to make your offer. However, how your home appears from the outside can be just as important as how it looks on the inside.No matter...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Sometimes it feels like you have no control when you rent from a landlord. They own the home, so it feels like they have unnecessary control over your life. However, there are limits to what they can do.If you're asking yourself, "what can I sue my landlord for?" this post will help. Keep reading...
Are you trying to figure out what to bring to closing when you're buying real estate? Read this article to learn everything you need to know.If you're a first time home or landowner, it can be confusing when it comes to what to bring to closing. There's so much paperwork and so many questions thr...
Does your child tend to drop his or her pacifier often? Do you want to help lower the risks of your kid getting sick? Do you want to know how to clean the inside of pacifiers? Keep your baby safe from serious diseases by cleaning it well. Don’t get satisfied with a clean-looking pacifier only. Le...
Mold can lead to major problems for both your home and your health. Here's and a short guide on how to detect mold in your house and what to do about it.You can protect your loved ones from harmful mold by reading this.A new study shows how dangerous inhaling mold can for your health and function...
Are you bored with your bedroom and planning a makeover? Then read on to discover amazing master bedroom makeover ideas here.As time passes by, current styles and trends go out of date and new designs come into play. If you haven't updated your master bedroom in a few years, then it's most likely...
Most of us probably hoped that the coronavirus pandemic would be a thing of the past by the time the busy summer season started. Unfortunately, according to world health experts, we'll probably be dealing with his pandemic for another year, at the very least.The housing industry can't stay shut d...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Purchasing new construction homes over older buildings has many advantages. Here are some facts about buying these kinds of homes.With the supply and sales of homes down in the month of May, you might start panicking about what you will do. Prospective homeowners across the country are looking fo...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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There are several different types of home window tint that you should be familiar with. You can learn more about these types right here.If you are looking to tint your home's windows for more privacy or to limit the sunlight coming inside, you are in the right place. We are going to go over the m...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Be smart this summer! There are several ways to conserve energy in your home. Here are the top 10 ways to save electricity this summer.Reducing your energy consumption is more important than ever before. Most electricity stems from burning fossil fuels, so the more you use, the more carbon emissi...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Looking to do some backyard transformations on a budget? Check out this useful guide filled with tips and tricks to help you do just that!Are you looking for ways to transform your backyard before the summer? Are you looking for budget-friendly ways to make a change? Giving your yard a glow-up wi...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Are you trying to learn more about how to baby-proof your home? If yes, you should check out our helpful guide by clicking here.Burns, drownings, poisonings, falls, strangulation, choking — these are just a few of the dangers that a baby and toddler face in your own home.But don't worry. In this ...

By Eric Robb, Real Estate Consultant serving Metro Atlanta
(Robb Realty)
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Exposure to varying weather conditions can cause a wood deck to look gray and worn. Fortunately, wood is resilient.Get Rid of Loose DebrisStart by sweeping the deck to remove dirt, leaves, twigs, acorns and any other debris. Then use a power washer to get rid of any tough stains. If you don't hav...

By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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    Quick now - do you know the name of the paint color you used in your living room?  And do you know what year it was you replaced the dishwasher?  OK, maybe a few of you are those highly organized folks who DO know and have a wonderfully color coordinated filing system of all your household re...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Almost every one of you might be struggling with the issues due to excess body weight. Yet we can't find any permanent or beneficial solution to this problem. But what if we say that PhenQ is a solution to the obesity problem? Yes, you aren’t reading it wrong. The addition of PhenQ to your diet a...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Moving into a new home is the start of a new chapter, but unfortunately, moving house can be stressful. A lot of the home moving experience centers on packing, transport, and then unpacking. However, once you get that done (or even before, if you are super organized), there are many other tasks t...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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If you are doing any business, then SEO service can take your business site to any level on any competition if we talk about SEO Advisor, according to them, if any business’s websites are ranked high. When searching in Google, we want to list that site first, and then we have to open such a servi...

By Larry Atkins
(State Wide Realty Co.)
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State Wide Realty Co:Farmville, VASummer is in sight…Backyard Entertainment IdeasWhen the weather is warm, many people find themselves spending more time outdoors. Why not make your backyard the “go to” place to have fun this summer.Fire Up the Grill! Nothing smells or tastes better than hotdogs ...