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.


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By Alex Hales, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Source Like many things in life that require certain amounts of technical considerations, picking tools and things for a work site is also quite methodical. All constructions sites vary from space to size to solidity, so choosing the correct equipment is very important. You cannot try to fit larg...

By Kurt Davidson, Gratefully Serving Greater Portland-Vancouver
(Davidson Home Group | Keller Williams Portland Central)
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 Some Highlights: If you’re planning on selling your house in 2020, these are the top renovations that will give you the highest Return on your Investment. Regardless of how long you’re planning on staying in your current home, it’s smart to be aware of which home renovations add the most value. ...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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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.   Pensacola Florida 32514: Study: High-End Shower...

By Chrissy Doremus ~ US Inspect ~, Residential Property Inspections
(US Inspect)
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Often when we buy a home, we can fairly easily ascertain when the home was built and even when additions or renovations were made, but how can you tell the approximate age of many household components and appliances in the home? Here are some tricks, that you may not know about, that can help you...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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Household appliances are mechanical and electrical appliances that are successfully used in everyday life to make work easier, faster, and more enjoyable.Home appliances are always in a wide assortment. And the price is quite pleasant, sometimes even lower than in retail chains. But let's figure ...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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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.   Pensacola Florida 32514: Tax Breaks Available F...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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Many of real estate projects in Bahrain have been developed by The Economic Development Board and its partners from Real estate companies in bahrain. The board`s real investments in 2018 amounted to about 409 million dollars of total investments in another year which amounted to about 830 million...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Outdoor accent lighting is an easy way to dress up the front of your home. While pathway stake lights are helpful for being able to see where to walk to the house, there is so much more you can do.Whether you're one of the millions of people selling their homes this year and want to get top dolla...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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Regardless of whether you've quite recently moved into another home, or are living in a similar one for quite a while, people find it difficult at once that what are the essentials of a home. Every person designs his/ her home different, communicating the distinction and character of the propriet...

By Shannon Jones, Long Beach CA Real Estate
(The Shannon Jones Team)
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You did it. You made it through the holidays and now it's time to get organized for the new year. However, where do you start? If organizing your home has you feeling overwhelmed, don’t fret. Here are 5 simple ways to help you organize your home!  1. Declutter The first step in any organization p...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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The inside structure calling turned out to be progressively settled after World War II. From the 1950s onwards, spending on the home expanded. Inside plan courses were built up, requiring the production of reading material and reference sources. Recorded records of inside planners and firms parti...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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The process of selling your home requires a lot of dedication and hard work. You would have to invest a lot of your time and effort to reach a point where you are ready to sell your home. The more aspects you take into account, the more calculated and informed decisions you are going to make. Her...

By Khuwalid Khalid
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Repairing your old house or getting a new one done roof is one of the most important components and must be paid complete and keen observation while it is placed. Due to the tough weather conditions like snow storms or heavy rains to sand storms and scorching heat of sun the roofs tend to wear ou...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Renovating your home is always an exciting experience. Most of the time it’s not something you can do yourself and requires the help of an expert. For large home improvement projects, it’s advised you seek the help of a contractor. However, don’t just go with the first one that comes your way.Her...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Here are a few solutions to correct those "post holiday" drain situations.... drains get a workout during the holidays..... If your sink takes longer to drain or you see stagnant water under the shower, you shouldn’t overlook such warning signs. A blocked drain is one of the most common plumbing ...
Landscaping is a surprisingly diverse market within the home services industry. Plus, it’s one that’s full of opportunity. In 2018, it employed more than 1 billion people and saw annual revenues of $93 billion. If you’re as budding entrepreneur with experience in green services, the time may be r...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
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In addition to housing your car, your garage is one of your home’s most useful spaces. Although most people rarely pay attention to their garages, they are important in storing tools and seasonal items. Since garages are convenient for storing items, they often end up messy with little to no spac...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Here are some tips on changing room decorations over the years.Nursery The key to longevity is keeping the essentials basic (e.g., beds, dressers, side tables) and decorating with temporary things. For example: White or mint-colored walls provide a basic pastel backdrop; you can then swap out kni...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Good tips here for a cabinet makeover..... Do you want to give your old kitchen a new look through the kitchen cabinet makeover? If you act consciously and smartly, you would end up adding both functionality and style to your kitchen cabinets. However, it is important to take every important aspe...

By Renovation Find, Helping you find the best renovation companies.
(RenovationFind)
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If you’re preparing your house for sale, you might be thinking about a paint job. A fresh coat of paint can restore scuffed and blemished walls and leave a better first impression for buyers. Even just painting the exterior trim can make a big difference and help with curb appeal. If you’ve found...