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 Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Be smart this summer! There are several ways to conserve energy in your home. Here are the top 10 ways to save electricity this summer.Reducing your energy consumption is more important than ever before. Most electricity stems from burning fossil fuels, so the more you use, the more carbon emissi...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Looking to do some backyard transformations on a budget? Check out this useful guide filled with tips and tricks to help you do just that!Are you looking for ways to transform your backyard before the summer? Are you looking for budget-friendly ways to make a change? Giving your yard a glow-up wi...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Are you trying to learn more about how to baby-proof your home? If yes, you should check out our helpful guide by clicking here.Burns, drownings, poisonings, falls, strangulation, choking — these are just a few of the dangers that a baby and toddler face in your own home.But don't worry. In this ...

By Eric Robb, Real Estate Consultant serving Metro Atlanta
(Robb Realty)
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Exposure to varying weather conditions can cause a wood deck to look gray and worn. Fortunately, wood is resilient.Get Rid of Loose DebrisStart by sweeping the deck to remove dirt, leaves, twigs, acorns and any other debris. Then use a power washer to get rid of any tough stains. If you don't hav...

By Nancy Conner, Olympia/Thurston County WA
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    Quick now - do you know the name of the paint color you used in your living room?  And do you know what year it was you replaced the dishwasher?  OK, maybe a few of you are those highly organized folks who DO know and have a wonderfully color coordinated filing system of all your household re...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Almost every one of you might be struggling with the issues due to excess body weight. Yet we can't find any permanent or beneficial solution to this problem. But what if we say that PhenQ is a solution to the obesity problem? Yes, you aren’t reading it wrong. The addition of PhenQ to your diet a...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
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Moving into a new home is the start of a new chapter, but unfortunately, moving house can be stressful. A lot of the home moving experience centers on packing, transport, and then unpacking. However, once you get that done (or even before, if you are super organized), there are many other tasks t...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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If you are doing any business, then SEO service can take your business site to any level on any competition if we talk about SEO Advisor, according to them, if any business’s websites are ranked high. When searching in Google, we want to list that site first, and then we have to open such a servi...

By Larry Atkins
(State Wide Realty Co.)
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State Wide Realty Co:Farmville, VASummer is in sight…Backyard Entertainment IdeasWhen the weather is warm, many people find themselves spending more time outdoors. Why not make your backyard the “go to” place to have fun this summer.Fire Up the Grill! Nothing smells or tastes better than hotdogs ...

By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Home Improvement Cost vs Value 2020.The annual Remodeling 2020 Cost vs Value Report is now out and on line. The report compares the average cost for 22 popular remodeling projects in over 100 metro markets with the value those projects retain at resale in 100 US markets. Click here for Key Trends...

By Jeff Pereyda, Real Estate Agent-Broker Associate, GRI, SRES
(Coldwell Banker)
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I found a very inexpensive fix concerning my Fremont hot water pressure or lack there of. Over a period of about 3 to 4 months, my family and I noticed very low hot water pressure. It also felt like there was just not enough hot water to go around. Moreover, dollar signs were appearing in my hea...

By Rono Williams
(Versil)
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The legalization of cannabis in select states has created a new demand for homes and residences. With criminal penalties removed from the recreational use of marijuana in a private setting, people are flocking to those states to enjoy a lifestyle now open to them.Menopause is one of the most dram...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Your roof is more than just a protective covering for your home. It also supports the structure, instills efficiency and provides curb appeal. But did you know that roofing can follow new trends? Take a look at the latest trends below and consider their value when designing or renovating your roo...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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You should always ask some questions before hiring one of your local roofing companies. These questions help you understand the reliability and quality of the potential contractors for your job. Otherwise, you face the potential of a botched job and expensive repairs. We explore some of these que...
The media is currently full of real estate 'doom and gloom' - real estate repossessions and arrears are up and real estate prices are down ... its almost as if the 'sky is about to fall'! This situation has seen many real estate developers, and property investors generally, leave the market - and...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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A furnace is an essential and expensive appliance that you need for a happy, livable home. Keeping your furnace updated is necessary to ensure it stays in proper working order throughout its expected lifespan. Most heating and cooling repair companies offer annual maintenance contracts so you ca...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Plumbing companies provide a range of plumbing, heating, cooling and ventilation services. Among these services is furnace maintenance. Although most people are thinking about air conditioning during summer's heat, this warm season is the best time for furnace checks. Read more to learn why it is...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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The old saying goes, "Home is where the heart is." This is so true. But at some points in time, our homes need a little updating. For others, major renovations are the pathway to personal fulfillment and a higher return on financial investment. Whether you want to update, upgrade or fully renovat...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
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Summer is the perfect time for a wide range of home improvement projects, particularly when it comes to new railings for your deck. You use your deck most during the summer months, so it makes sense to greet the season or even wrap it up by working on this important home feature. Whether you hire...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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A home is amongst the biggest and most significant investments an individual will make during their lifetime. That said, ensuring this asset maintains its highest potential value often requires homeowners to execute frequent upgrades designed towards enhancing said residence's safety levels, aest...