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 Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
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Tips to make your deck more private and enjoyableSpring is here! Now is a great time to be outdoors enjoy the beautiful weather and your patio. Your deck or patio can be a welcome retreat for relaxation, but traffic noise, neighbors who are too close, or an unattractive view can interfere with yo...

By Spectrum Communications, Helping Realtors with Expert Content
(Spectrum Communications)
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Veteran-owned businesses are worthy of the community’s support, so it’s especially nice to find one that offers exceptional services that make it easy for Raleigh-Durham homeowners to use them and to recommend them to friends and family.Freedom Door Company provides a full range of services from ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Ladies of Sydney! Are you looking for the perfect way to send off your best gal pal as she embarks upon a life of monogamous bliss? Or has your cubicle-mate recently made a big climb up the greased pole at work, and you’d like to blow off steam by watching some hunk do the same? Everyone knows Au...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Finding a house in any country requires too many efforts. Sometimes it is hard to find a house that would fulfill all your expectations. It may help you get the house in place of your choice, but is expensive, or you may find low-priced houses but not a suitable place to live in. Either you end-u...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Every day people hear chatter from everyone talking a big game when it comes to living tiny. One of the biggest concerns is deciding what to do about all the stuff and where will it go? Just because you are living a box it doesn’t mean that you have to think inside one. You sought creative yet pr...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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A well-maintained roof is a key component of the structural longevity of your home. The effects of rain, snow, and wind can damage both the exterior of your home and the valuable family possessions inside. Damage from event minor leaks in the roof can develop into larger cracks, cause mold condit...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Are you interested in making money through real estate investments? If you are, you may have heard of online real estate courses before. Have you? If so, you may be interested in taking one. The only question is should you? When it comes to taking an online real estate course, there are a number ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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 The forests are always a pleasurable and exhilarating spot to spend some time because of the adventure and delight aura that comes with them. However, whether you plan on staying there for a night, or any longer, then you would need a good kind of equipment to keep yourself relaxed. So in the fo...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Your bathroom is a place where you can spend some resting hours after a tiring day at work or home. There is nothing more relaxing than running yourself a bath and soaking in it for a while. You also clean yourself up in the bathroom. For the ladies, this place is different as they not only bathe...

By Rono Williams
(Versil)
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The legalization of cannabis in select states has created a new demand for homes and residences. With criminal penalties removed from the recreational use of marijuana in a private setting, people are flocking to those states to enjoy a lifestyle now open to them.Menopause is one of the most dram...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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One of the most appealing things about property development is that anyone can do it. Learn how to be a property developer here.Does the idea of buying and selling real estate excite you? Are you still wondering what is a property developer and what exactly do they do? This step-by-step guide sho...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Financial literacy is arguably the most important skill in modern society. And yet few people pay heed to their bank accounts, credit, or expenses. America has failed at financial literacy, starting with its public education — or lack thereof.This leaves many people defenseless, picking up bad fi...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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It is commonly said that you will not get anything to brown in a non-stick coated cookware. This is quite true as stainless steel is the only way to go for beautifully browned meats. This article tends to highlight some of the most important tips for using stainless steel cookware safely but befo...

By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Home Improvement Cost vs Value 2020.The annual Remodeling 2020 Cost vs Value Report is now out and on line. The report compares the average cost for 22 popular remodeling projects in over 100 metro markets with the value those projects retain at resale in 100 US markets. Click here for Key Trends...

By Eric J, Dream Home Financing
(Eric J - Dream Home Financing)
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8 Home Upgrade Tricks to Improve Your Resale ValueIf you choose to renovate your house from floor to ceiling, you can expect a good rise in resale value. However, big renovations may not be in your budget. Luckily, there are a few home upgrades you can do yourself that will boost your home’s pric...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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After all, the Brexit happens, and now people are thinking about whether to buy the property or wait for the situations to get better. Well, everybody wants a home, and there is no specific time for purchasing a home for your family. But people are looking for tips on how to buy a property in com...

By Coldwell Banker Pro West, "Your Proactive, Trusted Real Estate Advisor"
(Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate)
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Spring has arrived and it is time to start planning for a vegetable garden! Here are a few tips for getting started: 1. Pick a good location. Make sure you choose a spot in your yard that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight. Plants will need good, soft soil to grow. And make sure that th...

By Robin Scott, Broker, CRS, ABR, SRS, REALTOR® - Austin Texas
(Robin Scott, REALTOR®)
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 In the meantime . . . Here is something to brighten your day and your home decor. Canvasblooms.com has flower art printed on canvas. 8" x 8" unframed for $29.95. You can see the whole collection or order at canvasblooms.com/roses or canvasblooms.com/wildflowers - an expanding collection. Purchas...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
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Many homeowners enjoy DIY, or Do-it-Yourself, home improvement projects. There’s nothing quite like the pride of knowing you used your own hands to put together or improve something.With the explosion of social media sites such as YouTube, Pinterest,and TikTok, spending a weekend on DIY projects ...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Elbow grease has always been used to clean up dirt and grime in your house but there is a better way to clean and that is using a steam cleaner. Most people think their vacuum cleaner is all that they need to clean their house and that they do not need a steam cleaner too. Once you see the effect...