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 Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Based on the plan and orientation of your house’s roof, one particular part may wear out faster than another. The big selling point should you choose to move is the roof of your structure. Your roof will appear as great as the day it was initially installed! After all, it protects your residentia...
Picking the perfect service provider for your roofing repairs can be challenging. Usually, a man is assigned by the roofing company to be in charge with all of the transactions and for each undertaking. Miami roofing businesses are after with their customer’s satisfaction. Miami roofing provider ...

By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com)
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Your home is unique and should reflect your family's tastes. However, that doesn’t mean that it should be full of items without a purpose, and when it’s time to sell, less is more. Getting rid of things is something we say we’re going to do but that tends to get pushed further down the list of th...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 4
The most expensive purchase any of us will make in our lifetime is our home. And owning a home requires work and regular maintenance.Here are a few home maintenance myths you may be familiar with but aren't sure if they're true.Cut the Grass Short and You’ll Mow your lawn Less FrequentlyAccording...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 0
Your budget plan helps you decide the type of renovation you want for your home. However, you can use smart and genius tricks to make the most out of your limited budget. You must also pay attention to details to make sure that everything falls in the right place in the end.Here are six tips ment...

By Mott Marvin Kornicki, Waterway Realtors, Notary Public 786-229-7999
(Waterway Realtors® • South East Florida • Real Estate Brokers)
Comments 1
The most expensive purchase any of us will make in our lifetime is our home. And owning a home requires work and regular maintenance. Here are a few home maintenance myths you may be familiar with but aren't sure if they're true. Cut the Grass Short and You’ll Mow your lawn Less Frequently Accor...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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The roof is potentially the most important part of your residence. For instance, you might be covered for the complete price of repairing or replacing the damaged section of your roof under a decade old at the right time of the claim. It may be a time-consuming and costly course of action replaci...

By Patty Clark, Helping Families Move with Care
(Morningside Homes, LLC 720-231-5200)
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Home Emergency Preparedness11/14/2019 Unexpected and possibly dangerous situations in the home require immediate response and knowing where critical items are in the home can minimize the damage.  It can also provide peace of mind knowing what to do when and if the time comes.  Gas ... The gas s...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
Comments 1
UPDATED 2019 Remodeling Before SellingIt seems like an incongruity to remodel your home before you put it on the market to sell.  Most sellers understand the need to freshen up a home, maybe hire a handyman to tighten things up.  But what about actually taking on some remodeling projects in antic...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
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Winter is coming! And, with the recent drops in temperature and early snowfall, there’s no more avoiding it. It’s time to get prepared! Buying and selling real estate in Chicago and the South Loop doesn’t stop just because the season changes. It’s important to keep up with the maintenance of your...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
This platform is a well-known place for a lot of people. Generally, it supports as day traders who prefer Future and Forex trading. But why it is a great tool to deep into this sphere? What are the key advantages? First of all, it is famous for its technical analyzing system with detailed and use...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Blockchain technology is involved in many areas where transparency of processes and the speed of financial transactions are important. They also take advantage of the gambling industry — thanks to the implementation of blockchain in the work of gambling resources, users can pay with a crypt and b...

By Chrissy Boltan, Service professional specializing in Real Estate
(Pro Services)
Comments 0
What do termite eggs look like? Is there any way to find the source of the infestation? If you are suspecting a termite infestation in your home, you might be trying to find out the source. It is not easy if you have not experienced the infestation before. If you want to find the source, you will...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
Comments 1
Electricity plays an important role in your home. It helps keep you warm, allows you to cook meals, and brightens up the interior of your house. At the same time, electricity is a common hazard.Electrocution accidents can lead to burns, serious injuries, and even death. You should feel safe in yo...

By Steven De Nazareth, Digital Marketer and Home Warranty Researcher
(HomeWarrantyReviews.com)
Comments 3
Maintaining your lawn is a round the clock, 365 day job. But, if you really want to make maintenance of your lawn a simple errand instead of a long and tedious chore, you need the right equipment. With the right set of tools, not only can you maintain your lawn but you can spruce it up, giving it...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 3
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 Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Comments 0
OK OK, it is Halloween and there are creepy creatures and sounds everywhere. But what if your house is where the sounds are coming from and it is no longer Halloween. Well, read on...                             Does your house make spooky, creepy sounds? Time to investigate Well in researching t...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 1
Have you decided to toss out your old beat up mattress and looking for the best memory foam mattress? There are many factors to take into consideration when shopping for a memory foam mattress along with its bed frame. If you were planning on buying a mattress in person that could be your first m...
Homes need regular cleaning and maintenance. While you clean your home regularly, Fall Season is the time when Americans indulge in deep cleaning of their homes. It is the time of the year when major areas of the house are cleaned and prepped before the guests arrive for Thanksgiving. Particularl...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
Comments 1
There are many reasons why you might be interested in hiring a home contractor. These professionals are an important part of helping someone attain their dream home. While everyone cares about the price of the contractor, this is not the only factor that you should consider.After all, the home is...