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 Nathan Gesner, Broker / Property Manager
(American West Realty & Management)
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Condensation in the attic can cause serious problems if not addressed. It can destroy insulation, damage stored belongings, lead to toxic moldd, or even damage structural elements of the home such as trusses and rafters. To prevent these problems, you have to maintain a dry attic with low humidit...

By Michael Peron, Michael Peron, Dave Florida Real Estate
(South Florida Home Solutions)
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What’s in a Front Door?  When you begin the search for your new home in Davie the second thing you’ll notice about the homes you visit is the front door. First you’ll see the overall picture from the street and you’ll begin to form an opinion about how the house has been maintained. As you draw c...

By John M. Acaron, BSME, CMI - Master Home Inspector & Mold Assessor
(HOME INSPECTOR USA)
Comments 5
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By Lyn Sims, Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate
(RE/MAX Suburban - Northwest Suburbs of Chicago)
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 The journey to purchasing a home is an enjoyable time in one's life. But it is one that will bring many additional responsibilities. Having the assistance of a competant real estate agent can make all of the difference during this process.Often appearing in roof shingles, popcorn ceilings, pipin...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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Keeping the environment safe, being green really helps! The following suggestions are ways you can be GREEN. Some of these suggestions actually help you save money in our recession! Save our planet, and save green in your wallet all at the same time!1. Recycle. You can recycle glass and plastic, ...

By YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team, $399 Real Estate Websites - YourSiteNeedsMe.com
(YourSiteNeedsMe.com)
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If you’re selling your home, whether it’s a house in El Pescador, a home in Padre Island Townhomes, or a place anywhere else, you’re probably going to need to make a few improvements (and repairs) first.One of those improvements might be freshening up the paint in a couple of rooms… but that’s ea...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
Comments 2
Five Steps to Making Your Home More Beautiful | KennaRealEstate | - 303-710-2609, De-Clutter, Love Your Boudoir, Say it with Flowers, Open Your Kitchen,Simplify Your Styling

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
Comments 4
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By The Scott Loper Team Bux-Mont Premier Properties
(Keller Williams Real Estate - Montgomeryville)
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9 Ways to Declutter and Organize Your Junk DrawerSpring is almost in our midst, which means it's time to start compiling your spring cleaning to-do list. Whether you've established a set routine over the years or you play it by ear when the time comes, there's a number of cluttered spots in your ...
Using commercial cleaning products may not be for everyone. Some people have bad reactions with harsh cleansers, some have pets and small children who may be sensitive to fumes, and some may just be concerned with the impact of using chemical-laden cleaning products to the environment. Whatever y...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
Comments 1
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Sacramento Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultationThere ...
Spring is just a few days away. Jumpstart your spring cleaning with all the fresh start tips below to get the most out of the year ahead. Take Command of Your Command CentreThe holidays may have left your command centre a bundle of mess. No matter whether your command centre is just a small desk ...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
Comments 2
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By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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San Francisco has wonderful styles of architecture and some great living spaces. However, in a city of such a small size, finding room for a garden can be challenging. Sometimes, one just has to be creative, like the owner of this house on Octavia Street in the Pacific Heights-Cow Hollow area of ...

By Laura Sellers, www.Auburn-Realtor.com; Auburn, AL Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Preferred Real Estate, Inc.; www.Auburn-Realtor.com, EXPERT IN AUBURN REAL ESTATE SERVICES)
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Do you own a house in Auburn, AL or Opelika, AL and are wondering what improvment projecfts will help you to reduce the costs of home ownership?  If so, please check out the below tips.16 Home Improvement Projects That Help Reduce Auburn AL Homeownership CostsFor all of your real estate needs in ...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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 Want To Sell Your Co-op in Flatbush Brooklyn ?  Call Michele Cadogan  Which Real Estate Agent in Brooklyn Should I Call To Listed My Flatbush co-op for Sale? Call Michele CadoganLicensed Real Estate Assocaite BrokerFilmore Real Estate Michele List and Sell Co-ops and Condos, and is very familiar...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Choose a style complements home's exterior...www.KennaRealEstate.com

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
Comments 0
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 Info@RigleyRG.com What’s My Sacramento Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation Many ...

By Reuben Saltzman, Minneapolis Home Inspections
(Structure Tech Home Inspections)
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As a home inspector, I tend to take shut-off valves for granted and assume everyone knows what they are, how they work, and what can go wrong with them.  I recently had a client share a story with me regarding some problems he ran in to with the shut-off valves at his house - we'll call him Sir W...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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