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 Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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  Chicago Marble Cleaning and Polishing Services This holiday season take advantage of our Chicago marble cleaning and polishing services. Save $75.00 on your next project. Call today @ 312-800-1659 and provide the Promo code HERO18. Offer is valid on all marble showers, marble floors and marble...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
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 Here Are A Few Tips For Hanging Wallpaper ...  Order all of the wallpaper you will need at one time to be sure it will all match     Get your tools ready before you start   Tools you will need include a level, box cutter, plumb bob and straight edge for smoothing bubbles   Cut your paper strips ...

By Donald Payne
(Vision Realty)
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It seems like the US is getting hit by storm after storm, whether it's political, or nature, storms can come and go and leave a torrent of damage behind them. With the most recent hurricane down in the Gulf Coast, there have been a lot of people questioning me about the integrity and validity of ...

By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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If your house was damaged during Hurricane Michael, you might be wondering what steps to take next. Hurricane damages often result in the need for costly repairs, but using the five steps below will help to ensure the repair process is a little bit easier.1. Take photos of the damage as soon as i...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Lots of people ask themselves why they should lease an exotic car. The initial reason should be - everyone wants some type of luxury in their life; an exotic car satisfies that wish. Yeah, when you are going to purchase a car, you can opt to acquire a regular, low-cost and cost effective car. Yet...

By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA
(Barcode Properties)
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Aroma…Some of us care more, some less, but we all agree that smell is one of our most powerful senses. Smell brings memories...makes us feel hungry, happy, sad, sick, relaxed, nostalgic, focused, excited... Essential oils have been always an important part of my life and my journey to clean livin...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On September 26, 2018, Susan Williams published a very helpful report on CoreLogic.com about the fallowing list of tips for rof repair.1. Limited damage,2. Contractor quote,3. Assess the quote,4. Be wary of demand surge,5. Understand the Warranties,Perhaps, there are more list of tips for roof re...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On October 2, 2018, Audrey Ference published a very helpful report on Realtor.com about the fallowing list of important questions to ask a home inspector.1. 'What does that mean?'2. 'Is this a big deal or a minor issue?'3. 'What's that water spot on the ceiling, and is it a problem?'4. 'I've neve...

By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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A very timly post given the reCent syorms and  hurricanes! It seems like the US is getting hit by storm after storm, whether it's political, or nature, storms can come and go and leave a torrent of damage behind them. With the most recent hurricane down in the Gulf Coast, there have been a lot of...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Sunny Isles Beach Luxury Condos on the beach - Trump Condos Sunny Isles Beach In Sunny Isles Beach we have Trump Tower One, Trump Tower Two, Trump Tower Three Trump International, Trump Palace, Trump Royale Sunny Isles Beach Below you will find our latest post about Trump Tower One, Trump Tower T...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Proudly Selling Florida Homes and Lifestyles
(Joyce Marsh at Premier Sotheby’s International Realty)
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How to Gain More Space Without Renovating The easiest and cheapest way to make your home more spacious, and visually add more square footage, is the clear out all of the clutter!  Just by simply getting rid of all of the clutter, removing some of the furniture, accessories and knick knacks your h...

By Chrissy Boltan, Service professional specializing in Real Estate
(Pro Services)
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How to protect carpet in high traffic areas? With few tips to follow, all this can be accomplished. Keeping carpets in the right condition is important since replacing worn out ones can be expensive. People tend to employ techniques that are much complex or even buy expensive products for all thi...

By Hope Bundrant, Online Training for Sales Professionals
(iNLP Center)
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The history of feng shui in China has been traced back thousands of years.  Some say three thousand years, while others claim as much as eight thousand years ago.  In many ways, the earliest examples of feng shui are no different than the basic decisions made today about the ideal location for si...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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 View our new Website www.SIBRealty.org and www.MySunny Isles Beach.com View our blog and posts  View our latest post  Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach Market Update October 6, 2018 Winston Towers 100 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update October 6, 2018 Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach Market Upda...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Sunny Isles Beach Luxury Condos on the beach - Trump Condos Sunny Isles Beach In Sunny Isles Beach we have Trump Tower One, Trump Tower Two, Trump Tower Three Trump International, Trump Palace, Trump Royale Sunny Isles Beach Below you will find our latest post about Trump Tower One, Trump Tower T...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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 View our latest post  Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach Market Update October 6, 2018 Winston Towers 100 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update October 6, 2018 Winston Towers 200 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update October 6, 2018 Winston Towers 300 Sunny Isles Beach Market Update October 6, 2018 Winston To...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
(SIB REALTY)
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Sunny Isles Beach Luxury Condos on the beach - Trump Condos Sunny Isles Beach In Sunny Isles Beach we have Trump Tower One, Trump Tower Two, Trump Tower Three Trump International, Trump Palace, Trump Royale Sunny Isles Beach Below you will find our latest post about Trump Tower One, Trump Tower T...

By Realty Executives NOLA, Greater New Orleans & Northshore Area Real Estate
(Realty Executives NOLA - Kim Higgins, Broker/Owner - Greater New Orleans & Northshore Area Real Estate)
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With the colder months settling in, there’s no reason to sacrifice all of your plants. Depending on the type of plants you have and the severity of winter, there are ways to help ensure your favorite decorative greenery sees another spring. Before it’s too late, take the time now to plan your pla...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
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According to various studies, there is a strong relationship between kidney stones and the quality of water, both hard and soft. But does hard water cause kidney stones? This article will go into detail of the differences between hard and soft water, along with some things to keep in mind when yo...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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So, who is Leonardo Da Vinci? He is probably one of the most influential people of all time, leaving his footprint during the High Renaissance era. His major accomplishments included advances within the fine arts, architecture, the engineering of flying machines, military equipment, science, anat...