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.


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By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On February 28, 2020, Kelly Geddes published a very good and helpful report on Realtor.com about list  of decorating tips for forgotten space in a house.1. Highlight a quirky collection,2. Hang some art,3. Add bright paint,4. Create cubbies,5. Add a sign,6. Add plants,7. Install new windows,8. Co...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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As the last winds of winter blow and the days become longer, it’s time to start thinking about the spring. In addition to cleaning up around the house, there are several landscaping activities that you generally want to do in the springtime. The question is, where do you start?If you’re not sure ...

By Lynn Pineda, Real Estate Promises delivered in SE Florida
(eXp Realty)
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When Selling a Home, adding value to your home should always be at the forefront. And, here in her recent article, Michelle Gibson shares some superb tips that I'd thought are worth sharing with you. Some of these ideas don't necessarily break the bank either...now that's always good news!Enjoy h...

By Renovation Find, Helping you find the best renovation companies.
(RenovationFind)
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 Regina is a town full of secret trends, bold designs, and urban style, and believe it or not, both public and private bathrooms can include these things too. Knowing where to start is the best way to complete a perfect and effortless bathroom renos in Saskatchewan . But there’s a few things you’...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 1
A website is one of the essential platforms you need to have when running a business. Whether you’re a startup or an existing one, you need it as it easily showcases your business offers to the target audience. It is where your product content is to be found. It is where your promotions and other...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Any business entrepreneur looks for up-to-date selling strategies that will help promote their products and services. From fancy flyers to catchy websites to costly Ad campaigns. The money that you invest as a business entrepreneur is always at risk. Therefore, the objective is to get the maximum...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Couples choose therapy when they find that managing some aspect of the relationship seems to elude them. It’s not unusual for a psychotherapists Calgary to offer relationship therapy that includes both parties. What you may not know is that a psychotherapist may also offer help for individuals wh...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Do you know the long term benefits of installing solid oak wood flooring in your house? Comes; let’s take a look at it before you decide on installing the Solid Oak Wood Flooring. You would never waste your money on installing flooring that is not the best one. If you wish to get the maximum valu...

By SHAKEEL AHMED, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Home decor is the way to get a lavish makeover of your usual looking home. Changing the interior of your room or home gives you aesthetic pleasure. An eye-soothing design of your home not only gives you an environment full of motherly warmth but also makes a solid impression on others’ minds. The...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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As a homeowner, one of your major priorities is seeing that your house is well taken care of. From the foundation to the roofing of the house should all be properly structured and built to withstand wear and tear. But no matter how well built or strong a material is, there comes a time where it w...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Selling your home fast is a very good idea and you need to do everything you can to push the boundaries to get the price you want as fast as possible. This process is quite challenging, but it’s safe to say that it can bring in front great results if you do everything the right way. Here are some...

By SHAKEEL AHMED, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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So, let me guess, you are here because you are someone who has immense love for pets and also cannot withstand the mess they create. Tired of the stains they bring on and the devastating smell of their poop and urine is blowing up your mind? Well, surely this is disgusting. Well, then do not worr...

By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 41
The holidays are upon us! If you are hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas at your home, this cleaning tip is for you. Whether you need to clean your stovetop prior to visitors coming, or you want to give it a good cleaning after all the holiday cooking, this is the easy way to do it.Believe me when ...

By Donald A. Masters
(Master Home & Building Inspections, LLC)
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I've run across several basements recently that have had the typical "interior perimeter waterproofing", with the basement block walls in really poor condition, including peeling paint, cracking parge, and mineral deposit leeching.. This has given me reason to put more thought into the inspection...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage )
Comments 32
 March Home Maintenance & Safety Checklist  March has arrived. To keep your home in tip-top shape this month as we look forward to spring and throughout the year, here's a checklist of home maintenance and safety items to take care of during December. (For a printable copy of the March Home Maint...

By Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info
(Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Colorful tropical ti leaves in the Maui sunshineWhat can I say, it's Monday and sometimes a little lightness is required.  These are ti plants, and the leaves are called ti leaves, but not the kind you make a drink from.  The leaves have many uses here in Hawaii and almost every yard will have so...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Whenever you think of a plumbing myth, you often wonder if they are true or false. You might have even tried a few myths only to find out later that they are nothing but actually myths, and they don’t help you at all in fixing the plumbing issues. Now, the biggest challenge that you may face is w...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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Are you debating on installing new windows in your home?Replacement windows cost an average of $500 per window, but you could pay more if you have specialty windows or go with high-end options.Deciding if that price tag is worth it comes down to what you want out of your new windows. Understandin...
No matter how skilled you are at Do-It-Yourself chores around the house, there are certain tasks that should be handled by professionals only and tree services are included in that category. Tree related tasks such as tree removal, tree removing, tree pruning, and stump grinding are quite technic...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
Comments 3
p>When someone is looking to sell a home, it is important to try to get as much money as possible. This means working hard to increase the value of the home. There are a few ways to do this and one of the most important comes in the form of remodeling. Sure, remodeling can be a hassle; however, r...