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 Joseph Doohan, I offer business strategy advice for realtors
(Joseph Doohan)
Comments 1
Concrete furniture is a great solution for hard landscaping projects. In this post I will show you some ideas for external outdoor furniture for commercial landscaping projects. Following on from my post on ideas for building stone I am hoping to give my readers and idea of the options that are o...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 1
In today’s fast-evolving business world, excellent customer care is crucial. Service industry is all about providing extraordinary services to your clients. Especially, if you’re working as a house remodeling contractor, you need to actually connect with your customers to help them have their dre...

By Supreme Air Duct Svc, Serving ALL of So CA! Air Duct Cleaning Experts
(Supreme Air Duct Services 888-784-0746)
Comments 7
 951-220-8608 Residential Insulation Service for ALL of Riverside County Open 7 Days A+ Rated BBB Accredited Business AAA Rated Business Consumer Alliance Does your home have trouble retaining heat or cool air? Have you checked your attics insulation condition? Proper Insulation reduces energy bi...
Do you know that old current concrete floor may be upgraded to check completely new? Various kinds of epoxy flooring paint and attractive definite for home and car port flooring surfaces now have been in design. There are a variety of companies who happen to be now in the business of address hous...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
Comments 2
Have you been thinking about remodeling your home but don't know where to start? Does the idea of planning the budget for your home improvement projects bring you joy but scare you at the same time? If so, then you have come to the right place. Today, we are going to talk about budget planning an...

By Richard Daskam, Your Real Estate Consultant
(Keller Williams Coastal Properties)
Comments 3
5 DIY Projects for Active Summer Fun With school out for the summer, it can be tempting to sit back, relax, and just enjoy a little downtime. However, when fall swings around, you’ll need a few good summer stories to share. These five fun DIY projects will get your family moving and might be jus...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
Comments 2
When one thinks of home decor, their first thought may not be plywood. However, because of the advantages of plywood, there are endless uses for those that are willing to embrace their creative side. In this article, we’ll take a look at how to use plywood for decorative accents throughout your h...

By Sandi Reed, Lee's Summit #1 Real Estate Expert
(Chartwell Realty, LLC)
Comments 2
Each month the Sandi Reed Real Estate Group will provide you with a list to keep you on track with those essential home repairs. We want to remind you that maintaining your home does not have to be overwhelming, but it does require some consistent attention. Summer has arrived! This month we will...

By Robin Wells, Giving Peace Of Mind One Chimney At A Time
( RAW Chimney Sweep and Inspections)
Comments 5
Had an individual at church today who is a General Contractor and performs Home Inspection on the side, now he has no other education or training other than what he has as a General Contractor.He had a friend approach him who had their home inspected and were told by another Home Inspector that t...

By Renovation Find, Helping you find the best renovation companies.
(RenovationFind)
Comments 1
In case you are thinking about making a change in your home, there is a very simple way to accomplish this: consider changing the color of your cabinets. If this sounds like something you’d like to try as a more cost-effective alternative to purchasing new furniture pieces, you should be on the l...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
Comments 0
Replacing sewer pipes is not the easiest thing to do, but can sometimes be done on its own. In order to qualitatively produce all the upcoming work, firstly, you should prepare in advance all the necessary tools and materials that you will need during the work, as well as learn some recommendatio...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
Comments 0
Today, when installing a heating system, modern water pipes that are used withstand fairly high temperatures. About their types, advantages, disadvantages and features of installation will be discussed in this article.The last stage of evolution at the moment in the industry of heating and plumbi...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
Comments 0
Because we live in technologically advanced times, there have been a number of green trends that have impacted home design. These new materials and designs have made buildings waste less energy, last longer, and use elegant design features that are fast becoming the go to for modern construction ...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
Comments 0
 Before you rush out to get the house ‘taken care of,’ it’s worth pausing to consider a few exterior design ideas that can create significant curb appeal for your homestead. As the housing market changes, a homeowner’s curb appeal becomes dramatically more important. The way a house looks and the...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Comments 5
Bamboo sheets, you have to try them says, Catey Hill of Realtor.com on July 24, 2019. Sleep comfortable and sleep cool.millann/iStock "Add some bamboo to your bedroom. Bamboo sheets, that is. “Typically during the summer that’s all I sleep on since it can get pretty hot here in Reno. Bamboo sheet...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 11
. Our friends at Advanta-Clean remind us that along with the Sunshine...Summer is also Mold season...and you need a heads up ...eyes right to detect some of the signs that this may be an issue in your home.    Here are some tips to help you prevent and identify mold in your home. Summer Is Mold ...

By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 1
 Episode 2 - Turning This House Into a Home. Join us for the highly successful and entertaining series of Turning This House Into a Home presented by Elite Realty Group. On Episode 1, we introduced you to the house and you watched as we began a mojor remodel project. This week we begin work on th...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
(Hellgeeks)
Comments 1
If you want to make your kitchen renovation successful, you must know how to get the maximum return from the minimum investment and spending. You must act smart and wise to be able to fulfill this purpose.Here are 6 secrets mentioned to help you keep your kitchen renovations on a budget. PaintWhe...

By Laurel Jonas, Move With Confidence
(Engel & Volkers)
Comments 7
If you are looking to add curb appeal to your home, this is a simple way to do so. Frame out your windows. This is a dramatic and easy way to make your home "pop" with charm. The contrast in color really looks amazing as well.   All you need are 1" x 4"s. The length you need will odviously depend...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 6
It's always great to hear back from clients who are committed to doing the work and making the changes! Here is a 5 star Google review left by a client based out of New York. We worked together and two occasions and with each visit and update shared with me, she has progressed beautifully! This r...