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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       Arlington Heights Stone Restoration Contractors  Date: 02-02-19  County: Du Page  City: Arlington Heights, IL 60006  Job Details: Arlington Heights is a established city located by Arlington Race Track. The homes in Arlington Heights have been  and updated over the years and have a large ...

By ReShawna Leaven, Experience. Knowledge. RESULTS.
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Winter months bring cold days and long nights. While you wait for the weather to warm up so you can get out into the garden, there are still plenty of great DIY projects to tackle, even in the winter.Here are 7 terrific ideas for the Do it Yourselfer in you. Paint Your Walls – Paint an accent wal...

By Jennifer Stone, Favorite Four Letter Word: SOLD
(Big Show Realty)
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Epoxy flooring is a resilient and attractive option which is versatile, durable, and simple to keep up. A lot of businesses and homeowners invest in epoxy for the basement, garage, warehouse, and store floors. One of the best features about epoxy flooring is how great it cleans up. Even after yea...

By Randy Shamburger, FHA, VA, USDA and Conventional Mortgage Expert
(Movement Mortgage)
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Bathroom Space Saving Ideas Greenville, SC Is there such a thing as a big enough bathroom? It surely seems as though there’s never enough counter space or storage or shelving or … well, bathrooms can often seem overly full. Luckily, we’ve found a few tips for maximizing the space you have — and ...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Home improvement is something that everyone will likely entail themselves with at some point in their lives. When it boils down to it, you are most likely to need the right tools to get the job done, as well as understanding what home improvement tools are necessary to have can make all the diffe...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
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If you are a homeowner, then you know how important it is to replace and update your roof. The roof acts as protection from heavy rain, dirt, debris, or anything that can get into your house. In addition, energy conservation plays an important role as well. Choosing the right roof can help you co...

By Liz Miller, Just Call Liz
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Everybody wants to personalize their home space to fit their individual needs and tastes. Even a newly constructed home could use a tweak here or there. When you've been in your Lake Havasu home for a while, you might be itching for a remodel. If you're thinking about selling it anytime soon, it ...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Did you know that the Los Angeles Sanitation Agency has a 24-hour Customer Care Center?If you have broken trash bins or recycle bin, all you have to do is call the LA Sanitation Agency 24-hour Customer Care Center 1-800-773-2489 and provide your bin’s serial number which is located on the front o...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Regular maintenance of plumbing is necessary to keep your home’s plumbing system running smoothly. Plumbing maintenance requires little time and little money and help to minimize future plumbing problems that require more time and money. Just like any other appliances in your home the plumbing sy...
Originally chosen for their low price and ease of install, cast iron pipes are in countless homes. In Florida alone, an estimated 2,000,000 homes use cast iron pipes in their plumbing systems. If your home was built prior to 1975, it’s likely your plumbing system consists of cast iron pipes, too....

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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Area rugs make offices and homes look beautiful. Hence care must be taken to ensure that they stay long under good care. Apart from beautifying homes and offices, they also prevent one from stepping on concrete floors that are ever cold. Feel comfortable when seated at your table room. Why are th...

By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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   Cary Stone Restoration  Date: 02-14-19  County: Mchenry  City: Cary, IL 60013  Job Details: Picture 1: BEFORENatural Stone showers come in a ranging variety in terms of size, shape, functionality and purpose. There are 2 basic types of natural stone showers. Shower built around a bathtub and ...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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If you have ever done work on the exterior of your home, you may have run across a portion of your home named a “soffit”. In this article, we will take a look at what soffits are and why they are integral to your home.What are Soffits?Serving several important functions for your home, soffits are...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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       Carol Stream Stone Restoration Contractors  Date: 02-02-19  County: Du Page  City: Carol Stream, IL 60402  Job Details: Bathroom Floor Restoration Bathroom 1: The first picture of our clients bathroom is of oyster marble. Oyster marble looks like creme marble only its veins are grey scale...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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       Bloomingdale Stone Restoration Contractors  Date: 02-7-19  County: Du Page  City: Bloomingdale, IL 60108  Job Details: Project 1: Fix broken Granite Coffee TableThis granite coffee table was cracked into 3  during pieces a home remodel. It was a total accident but regardless the Bloomingd...

By Tiffany Hayden, We support real estate agent pros in the U.S.
(Top 10 Contractor)
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Just like other areas in your home, the kitchen needs to be kept clean throughout the week. Appliances, floors, and cabinet doors can get grimy and greasy easily over time, but the process of cleaning doesn’t necessarily have to take all days. There are quite a few simple kitchen cleaning hacks t...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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       Buffalo Grove Stone Restoration  Date: 02-05-19  County: Cook  City: Buffalo Grove, IL 60089  Job Details: Kitchen Countertop & Travertine Floor Polishing Service This was a really enjoyable project because the home was empty and we got to listen to some music while doing what we do, poli...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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       Cicero Stone Restoration Contractors  Date: 01-22-19  County: Cook  City: Cicero, IL 60804  Job Details: Brown marble is a very common species of marble , popular and easy to repair and maintain. Brown marble should be cleaned with a neutral or alkalynic cleaning agent. Never acids or ble...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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   Clarendon Hills Stone Restoration Contractors  Date: 02-16-19  County: Cook  City: Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  Job Details: Counter top vanities come in every look, feel and function you can think of. This project when have creme marble bathroom vanity with a sink mounted on the exterior of th...