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 Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 The pressure washer is one of the best tools for cleaning the exterior surface. The pressure washer is much more effective and quicker compared to the old fashioned scrub brush. Since it produces higher pressure, it is quite essential to operate with the safety measures. Electric and gas pressur...

By Shannon Jones, Long Beach CA Real Estate
(The Shannon Jones Team)
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Ready to sell your home but short on cash? Would you love to pay for the cost of renovation AFTER you sell? The Keller Williams Concierge Program could be the solution you’re looking for.When you begin the process of selling your home, you may realize some projects and improvements can help you g...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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You have a myriad of choices when choosing the flooring for your home. The most popular choice is tile because of its beauty and it is easy to maintain. Cleaning tile floors may sound like a tiresome chore, but it is really easy. Here are some of the steps that will help you keep your flooring ni...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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As any seasoned homeowner can attest, few things are more aggravating than plumbing mishaps. In addition to costing a princely sum to repair, serious plumbing problems stand to inconvenience every member of your household. However, despite being difficult and costly to remedy, most plumbing issue...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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In your home or in your vacation cabin, a handsome stone hearth is often the gatheringplace for comfy family evenings. But accumulations of dirt, soot, and ash can make yourfireplace less efficient and ruin the lovely patina of the natural stone. You can help maintain its beauty and safety with t...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Choosing the right industrial flooring options for your business isn't always a walk in the park. Not to mention that the most common options have varying properties that you should be familiar with. These include cost implications, aesthetic appeal, durability, and cost. So choosing the right in...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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A homeowner’s association (HOA) is a board of directors elected by residents to manage a residential community. Residents pay fees to their HOA in exchange for management of shared space and establishment and enforcement of regulations.The purpose of a HOA is to improve property values by enforci...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Homeowners are always looking for ways to increase the beauty and value of their homestead.One idea that is trending is the pergola -- and small gazebo open on all four sides with a peaked roof, and circular seating around the inside. Made from wood or plastic, these domestic structures have made...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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No matter what kind of an idea you have for a business, it will need some capital to get started. This is where most entrepreneurs fail and give up on their dream because they don’t look into every possible option.To help you avoid that horrible mistake, here are four ways you can get enough capi...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Can Palm Tree Roots Damage Concrete If you are looking for a more tropical theme for your yard or garden, then you are probably thinking of adding some palm trees. These are great for creating a desert oasis look around your home and are generally a hardy plant that is easy to look after. Like an...

By David Best, Turn your house into a home! Home Improvement Tips
(HouseHome)
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Image Source: https://erebusshading.com.au/During the summer months, relaxing outdoors can be quite refreshing. To have a unique outdoor entertaining area adjoining you home – perhaps, as an extension of your usable living space - there is a need to invest your effort, time, and budget. When the ...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 The basement might not be the most beautiful or essential part of your home, but it’s still a part of your home and therefore needs protection. One of the best ways to protect it is to do basement waterproofing.  Why basement waterproofing? Well, the basement is often the most affected part of t...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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Imagine yourself at home. You flush the toilet, but the water backs up. You turn on the shower, but there is no more hot water. You try to do the dishes, but the water pressure is off. The bathroom sink drips. Your water bill is suddenly way too expensive. All of these issues are different, but t...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 Planning a massive move to your future home in Massachusetts MA?Moving within Massachusetts would require a bit of research on your part. For starters, you need to make sure the mover you’re choosing has a license from the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU). This certification he...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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Over the last 2 or 3 years, I've written a bunch of blog posts on my site about Farmhouse Style Decor.  In case you haven't noticed, Farmhouse Decor is on the rise, along with a growing desire for simplicity and nostalgia. Farmhouse style certainly isn't for everyone.  But, it is a style that can...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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Good windows in a home are essential for multiple reasons. For starters, having some lovely, attractive, functioning windows for your home will definitely increase the value. There are two ways your value increases. First and foremost, you’re dealing with increased equity. If your home’s worth m...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Due to COVID-19, New Zealand’s lockdown restrictions have required realtors to rethink how they do business, particularly when it comes to continuing to effectively match buyers with homes while also taking health concerns into account.As more real estate agencies become operational post-lockdown...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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HVAC is an acronym that stands for “Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning,” and these systems are really the next step in the evolution of comfort. From small apartments and large houses to entire factories and stadiums housing tens of thousands of people, HVAC systems can scale up and get t...

By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
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By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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If your family is growing and your kids need their own space, or if you want to give guests some privacy when they visit, you may be thinking about adding another bedroom. If local zoning laws would not allow you to build another floor, or if you don’t want to give up some space in the yard to co...