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.


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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 Patty Clark, Helping Families Move with Care
(Morningside Homes, LLC 720-231-5200)
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6 Home Automation Ideas You Should Know About By WIN Home Inspection • February 5, 2020  Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Home technology is simplifying tedious tasks while also keeping you and your family safe. Everything from robotic vacuum cleaners to advanced home security is now only the c...
Mykonos Villas for the summer holidays should have an appealing approach to attract attention. The experience of the residents should be luxurious during the stay. The architecture designs will ensure privacy for the customers in both outdoors and indoors. From the Mykonos villas, the views of th...
It’s not something the average person thinks about on a regular basis, but steel and steelworks are a fundamental part of our daily modern lives. From construction to tools, equipment to storage, steel is everywhere. And good workmanship can mean anything from an aesthetically pleasing end produc...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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If you are a nature lover definitely you are going to like the sunroom in your house. In your leisure time imagine seating in a bright room decorated with flowers and enjoying the outdoor view while reading a book with a cup of coffee. Beautiful sunshine always makes us feel fresh and relax. Addi...

By Peter Mohylsky, Beach Expert, I AM STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS ALONG THE BEACH
(PrimeSouth Properties)
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These are definitly top level ideas before you get into the execution of the remodel idea.  It pays t0 work with a experienced agent, builder, doctor, etc, etc.  On March 10, 2020, Georgia Madden published a very good and helpful report on Houzz.com about list of remodeling mistakes to avoid. 1. ...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On March 10, 2020, Georgia Madden published a very good and helpful report on Houzz.com about list of remodeling mistakes to avoid.1. Underestimating Costs,2. Choosing the Cheapest Contractors,3. Choosing Poor Floor Plans,4. Not Having a Detailed Budget,5. Thinking DIY Will Automatically Save You...

By Chris Dunham, "The Real Estate Guy!"®
(NexGen Brokered by eXp Realty)
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Jim Steg and The Real Estate Guy discuss the American Dream of Home RenovationHome renovation has been a hot topic for years now. When the economy crashed and house prices hit record lows, those who were cash heavy were able to capitalize and make their mark in the Real Estate Industry. Fixing an...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Construction requires a lot of efforts; you need to take care of a lot of things. I was extremely unaware of this construction business, but recently I asked this company to build a shed kit for my backyard. It was a bright sunny day and Sunday, so I got the opportunity to learn the process of bu...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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We all know that clean, high-quality water is important, but it can be difficult to determine what type of water filtration method to use in order to get this. There are many different types of water filters on the market, making the process of choosing one a bit overwhelming. To make things a li...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Whether you’re looking to increase the value of your property or just tired of spending more on higher electricity and gas rates, upgrading your home to become more energy efficient is a great way to recover your investment.It doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor, especially with smart home r...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Are you concerned that your plumbing is in disarray? You have reason to be worried.If you let plumbing issues persist for too long, you could end up with a more significant problem in the future.When water damage costs thousands of dollars on average to repair, this is something you need to avoid...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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When you leave your home for travel, the thing which would bother you the most is the safety and security of your home and valuable assets. You must make sure that no one can break into your home to steal anything after you. Here are 8 tips mentioned to help you make your home safe and sound befo...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
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Many homeowners prefer to paint their homes on their own. If you are among those, you must know additional tips and techniques which can help you get done with your painting job effectively. Also, your money and time will be saved in the process.Here are 7 quick tips to help you with painting for...

By Ted Levin
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Has the time arrived where you need to give your home a fresh look and feel? If the answer is an emphatic yes, where exactly might you begin this process? For many homeowners, their homes are in fact their castles. After a long day of work, they enjoy coming home to what is an escape from the rea...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Five Steps to an Organized Closet Richmond, Virginia real estate professional Shannon Milligan shares some tips to create organized closets. I need to pay close personal attention to this advice because my closet is overflowing. Please to to the original blog if you wish to leave comments that wi...

By SHAKEEL AHMED, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Is outsourcing jobs a good idea? Or should you hire in-house employees instead? This article discusses the pros and cons of each, to help you make your decisionYour company needs more help, or maybe your current staff is handling tasks they're not qualified to do.Do you choose hiring in-house sta...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Your house has to be your favorite spot and for making it one of the best you will have to use some brains, some money and invest some time. Having some great technology and modern equipment is essential now. In this article I have gathered information from various blogs and websites moreover I a...

By Sandra Nickel, The Hat Team
(Sandra Nickel REALTORS)
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No green thumb? Don’t worry!  The grass CAN be greener on your side of the fence. With spring right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start working on a thick carpet of grass for your yard. Here are some tips for growing a lawn that will have your neighbors GREEN with envy: Start by r...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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The seasons are changing and it’s the perfect time to give your home an update for the fall and winter seasons ahead. When the weather gets chillier and those holiday parties are just around the corner your home should take on a cozier, warmer, and more inviting look that will make your home your...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Whys is soundproofing important and what are the reasons for soundproofing a room on your house? This is because you will have a return on investment in the long run, when you consider the energy savings you will gain. Soundproof insulation not only keeps noise from passing through the walls of t...