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
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Globally, the real estate market totals over $228 trillion a year making it the world’s most important asset class. When it comes to buying a property there are only three things that really matter: location, location and location.The best places to live for a thriving social life and great caree...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Often, plumbing issues arise unexpectedly, which is an unfortunate situation for a busy household. It would mean a mess in your kitchen or bathroom, and delays in going to school or work. That's why it's crucial to know the signs if your property has plumbing issues, which you will learn in this ...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Metro Manila is the most populated area in the Philippines. As of 2015, at least 12.8 million Filipinos are flocking to the metro for better job opportunities not available in remote provinces and the chance to find a better life for their families. And while there are many benefits to living in ...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Moving house is one of the most stressful times in our life. In fact, many psychologists compare the damage to your mental health caused by a move to that of going through a divorce or major illness. It is not just the juggling of different tasks, but also saying goodbye to a community in which y...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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Everyone wants lovely, new windows in their home, but many people feel as if they cannot afford them. People look upon windows as a luxury, when in reality, they’re a necessity. While many do not realize it, investing in better windows now will save you a ton of money on your energy expenses eve...
Originally chosen for their low price and ease of install, cast iron pipes are in countless homes. In Florida alone, an estimated 2,000,000 homes use cast iron pipes in their plumbing systems. If your home was built prior to 1975, it’s likely your plumbing system consists of cast iron pipes, too....

By Mott Marvin Kornicki, Waterway Realtors, Notary Public 786-229-7999
(Waterway Realtors® • South East Florida • Real Estate Brokers)
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Everyone wants to renovate. And now more than ever, they want to do it themselves. According to Remodeling magazine, "Big-ticket remodeling activity, already enjoying record economic conditions, is growing at its fastest pace in four years and should rise 5.1% this year alone." Those numbers are ...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Implementing renovations to your home is a fantastic way to transform your space into something of value, appeal, and custom to your visions. You can easily invest in a fixer-upper house and turn into your dream home. Alternatively, you could flip it to make a significant profit if you wish. The ...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Infrastructure is failing all over the United States, and builders should be concerned. Construction maintenance doesn't get enough attention, so looking to low-quality materials in order to save money isn't the answer. Skimping on materials leads to construction failures and needless injuries an...

By Jessica Gonzalez, Phone Chargers for Real estate Agents
(Incharged-Cell Phone Charging Stations)
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Amidst the ongoing health crisis, the world is trying various measures to control the corona pandemic. While working from home, social distancing, and wearing masks have become social norms, the pandemic has brought the significance of cleaning and disinfecting to the forefront.In response to the...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Traditionally, we’ve always seen our bathtubs, shower corners, and sinks sealed with caulk, whether that is acrylic or silicone caulk. Not only is the process messy and time-consuming, but it also becomes dirty and turns into a hub for collecting grime after a certain amount of time. What’s worse...

By Richa Nayyar
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Having a website for your business is a must in the modern era because most of the work is done online via the internet and if a business is not established online then it will definitely lose a lot of sales. Hence a website should be online carrying the information about your company, products, ...
At present, there are many wrenches available in the market. There are many sizes, types and each has a different job to perform. You have to choose out of these wrenches, the one which best fit for your job. So the choice of wrench depends upon the type of job on your hand. The invention of wren...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Online dating has become a mainstream phenomenon over the last few years. Today, more people are meeting online than ever. In the US alone, 1 in five relationships start online and over 40 million singles have tried online dating. These statistics are impressive, although the virtues and downside...

By Jessica Gonzalez, Phone Chargers for Real estate Agents
(Incharged-Cell Phone Charging Stations)
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As the world is trying to deal and recover with the shock of COVID-19, people are resuming work in the new normal way, it is essential for organizations to give utmost priority to the health and safety of personnel who work for them. Deactivating the COVID-19 virus on surfaces is a critical and n...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Are you thinking of doing a window replacement? It's always a good idea to do exterior home improvements when it's still summer and the harsh weather hasn't set in. It's time to contact those window siding and roofing experts to help you out! This is a great opportunity to repair anything broken ...
Home staging is the one thing you can do that will really capture homebuyers and make them want to put in an offer. You and your realtor will be able to make an experience for people that lets them truly envision living in your home. But how can you stage a home correctly? Here's how to stage a h...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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HVAC systems are designed to thrive through years of wear and tear. That said, they're far from infallible. Odds are, your HVAC system will incur damage and will, at some point, require a repair.There are all sorts of problems that can plague an HVAC system. Curious as to the most common HVAC iss...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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If you’re a fan of that rustic look, or just love to feature beautiful wood in your space, then your home may already be covered with hardwood floors below, exposed beams above and wood furniture throughout. But if you’re looking to add even more wood to your interior scheme, consider a few of th...
The media is currently full of real estate 'doom and gloom' - real estate repossessions and arrears are up and real estate prices are down ... its almost as if the 'sky is about to fall'! This situation has seen many real estate developers, and property investors generally, leave the market - and...