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.

Trending blogs on Home Improvement

 

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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www.KennaRealEstate.com - 9 Spring Home Maintenance Tips, Clean your Gutters, Inspect Your Roof, Firewood stored near the home, Check Outside Faucets, Service the AC Unit, Check Power Equipment, Check Foundation Vents, Trim Overgrowth, Clean and Repair your Window 

By Jon Klein, Search Parkland Homes for Sale - Parkland FL
(Real Living 1st Choice Realty)
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It’s a very exciting time for most parents when their kids begin to crawl, but it can also be much more difficult to watch over your child and ensure their safety. If your child is starting to get along on their own and you’re preparing to baby proof, here are the main areas and items you’ll want...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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How to Paint Wall Stripes?... www.KennaRealEstate.com #How, #Paint, #Stripes.

By Eugene Kanciar, Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind
(EKAN Home Inspection)
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My dad had a residential construction company and I fondly remember going with him to the sites and seeing the work-in-progress. One of the greater skills was the interior plasterwork done by craftsmen. The phrase "everything but the oink" has a parallel in old school construction methods when it...
As the weather turns warmer, your thoughts might be turning to being outside. What better way to be outside than to have a patio? It’s a chance to have friends over on warm summer nights, congregate with family on weekend afternoons and enjoy catching some rays.If you don’t yet have a patio, ther...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
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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 As a ...

By Chris Brown- Florida Home Loan Specialist | Certified Mortgage Planner, Chris Brown 407.367.2974
(Chris Brown | Certified Mortgage Planners)
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The best addition to many a family is the beloved pet, but beyond the regular treats and pillows, there are plenty of ways to spoil your pet and let them know how much you love them. If you’re looking for some neat concepts for your favorite pooch, here are some unique ideas you may want to try o...

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

By Steffy Hristova, Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!
(HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 480-966-9353)
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Phoenix Art Museum is an audience-centric art place. For the visitor, it delivers high quality interaction with the visual arts through the organization of the permanent and visiting exhibitions in the galleries, with the related artist lectures, films, meetings, and supporting organizations’ foc...

By Kerry L Klun, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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So you're laying in bed in the middle of the night and you hear the toilet flush...You are all alone in the house and are wondering if the house is haunted....It could be, or, more likely your toilet is leaking. You're probably just hearing the toilet refilling. When the water in the tank gets lo...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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                        Kenna Real Estate “Benefits of a Pre-Inspection Home Inspection”      What is a Home Inspection? A home inspection is a mainly visual evaluation of a home’s condition. Home inspectors typically provide inspection services to determine the performance of the home. The insp...

By Abby Stiller, Real estate agent serving SWFL.
(Premier Realty Homes of SWFL)
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5 Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Low on Freon/Refrigerant 1) House takes forever to cool offIf your AC is taking longer than normal to cool the home, you may be low on refrigerant.Why?Because refrigerant is what absorbs the heat in your air. So without enough of it, your AC can’t absorb enough hea...

By Shanna Day Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Come Home To 6 Bed 5.5 Bath Los Estados Estate w/ Pool & Custom Features! 4040 E McLellan Rd #8 Mesa, AZ 85205 Lush landscape and citrus trees complements a grand circular driveway that leads to an impressively beautiful estate of elegance and style.   Past the stately wrought iron door surrounde...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Even though tiny homes are all the craze these days, some people wish they could have more space. If you are one of the many people wanting to make a big impact in a small space Realty Times recently posted an article with some smart tips.  No eating area? Build it inYou can never go wrong with a...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Courtnie Erickson provides quick tips to a germ free home.   It is that time of year when sickness is prevalent everywhere we go, including our homes. Even though it is impossible to kill all of the dangerous germs in your home and keep them away, you can work to maintain a clean home without all...

By Mark and Laura Anderson, Common Name - Uncommon Service
(Keller Williams Premier Realty)
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Increase Your Home’s Value Up to 28% with These 5 Tips Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbors, here...

By Eugene Kanciar, Our Experience, Your Peace-of-Mind
(EKAN Home Inspection)
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My reply would be "No way!"If only our homes could talk like that, then more homeowners would take corrective action a lot sooner. Crawl spaces are one of the prime suspects when it comes to energy loss and higher heating bills.Looking at the construction details of this area can reveal some quic...

By Erika Rogers, St George Utah Real Estate & local info.
(Re/Max First Realty)
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Give Your St George Patio a Fun Spring Make-Over! Want to turn your outside patio from shabby to chic on a budget? This is the post for you! Spring weather in St George makes it so very nice to enjoy the outside. But, is your outside up to par? Let these tips help you fix it up at a low cost so y...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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When painting a ceiling, it is important to wear goggles... www.KennaRealEstate.com #painting, #ceiling, #goggles

By Mark Murad
(United Real Estate)
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I wanted to provide a mid week update for Stone Ridge. there are currently 10 homes for sale. 1 homes new to the market; 1 short sale condos.  1 homes received a contract; 1 traditional sale town sale homes 0 homes were reported sold.  There are  1 homes coming soon.  I will provide a more detail...