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.


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By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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When it involves remodeling your house, the majority of people often tend to overlook the roof of their houses. Nevertheless, it is incredibly crucial to bear in mind that the roof is possibly the most important component of your house supplying you with sanctuary and also security against the ou...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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So you desire to buy a garage door and also be a specialist your very first time out. Here are a few ideas to help the process of locating the ideal door for your home.Some people break the process of trying to find a garage door right into very easy regards to looking for something to load a lar...

By Tommy Wyher, I am an freelance writer and professional marketer
(Husky Marketing)
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Concrete is an incredibly versatile material that’s also very durable. So, if you’re evaluating different types of flooring for an industrial building or even a home, polished concrete is well worth considering.1. It Is a Dust-Proof Option for FlooringSome kinds of hard flooring, such as wood and...

By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
(Atlanta Decatur Homes)
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Holidays are festive times filled with activities that include shopping, planning, attending holiday events, cooking, and being together with our families. While we are preoccupied with accomplishing these pleasant chores, unsavory characters may be targeting our package deliveries, or stealing f...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
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Running an online marketing agency (GIDFM) means I work from home most of the time. The first few months seem so easy. You're still so pumped up about your new venture that you can work in just about any condtion, whether it's in your kitchen or even in your bedroom! But as time passes by, and as...

By Samuel John, We give you daily about real estate market.
(Daily Real Estate Update)
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 “Winter is here. Again.” Probably everyone in Denver and its suburbs makes that comment as soon as the temperature falls precipitately or the first snow flies. Depending on whether or not you love to ski or participate in other winter sports, you may make that comment in a tone of anticipation o...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
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Not only will a garage door that’s properly shut help protect your home from anything beyond your driveway, but a well sealed garage is also more energy efficient. By design, garage doors are easy to adjust, so you can try adjusting the garage door height yourself in 15 mins or so to save on elec...

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 Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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As you venture into commercial investment, you’ll notice that there are notable styles most business owners engage in to encourage customers to visit their renters. Whatever it may be, business owners should approach these with a clear vision to provide the best results for renters and the custom...

By Dan Richman, I.T. guy with a broker license
(Savvy and Company)
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Living in a humid climate? If you’ve been experiencing irritated or watery eyes, sneezing, coughing, wheezing, or frequent headaches, your home might be under attack by mold!Mold thrives in humid conditions and can spread quickly. Stop mold before it starts and learn some tips to combat fungus an...

By Karen Borden
(Keller Williams)
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Fruits and Nuts Plant young pecan and other deciduous fruit trees and grapes. Select budwood. Start dormant pruning of established fruits. Protect all young trees from rabbit damage by placing wire around the base of the tree. Put on dormant oil sprays for scale. ShrubsPlanting is still the main ...

By YourSiteNeedsMe SEO Team, $399 Real Estate Websites - YourSiteNeedsMe.com
(YourSiteNeedsMe.com)
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When you own a home, you're responsible for fixing it up - but if you've been the victim of water damage, you know it's tough to do.Here's what you need to know about water damage restoration.Water Damage: TypesThere are three main types of water damage that originate from three types of water: c...

By Matt Lee, Real Estate Marketing
(Rise Up Local & Lead Generation Experts)
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The seasons are changing and it’s the perfect time to give your home an update for the fall and winter seasons ahead. When the weather gets chillier and those holiday parties are just around the corner your home should take on a cozier, warmer, and more inviting look that will make your home your...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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How to Remodel Your Bathroom on a Budget When it comes to remodeling a bathroom, you want to plan appropriately. Things can get expensive quickly, so you want to keep your budget tight and ensure that you have the best ROI for the projects chosen. If you’re planning to redo your home’s bathrooms,...

By Granite Heroes, Marble, Granite & Terrazzo Restoration
(Granite Heroes)
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Everyone needs a Marble or Natural Stone Guy! Call: 312-800-1659Does your Chicago home or business have natural stone, marble or terrazzo requiring maintenance, repairs or restoration services. Over 15 years of natural stone restoration experience. Our years of experience and craftsmanship will r...

By Marnie Matarese, Showing you the best of Sarasota!
(DWELL REAL ESTATE)
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I love shopping in antique and consignment shops but the money saved can often cost you a bundle.  One of my sellers is now going through the expensive procedure of having her three floor home completely tented because of a lovely dining room table and six chairs she purchased at a great price.  ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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In this season of "making spirits bright" it is sometimes still with candles...which sometimes don't drip in designated places....like on the holder...not to worry...while there is no instant method of removing candle wax here are some suggestions for various surfaces: 1)  Wax "splatter" on wall...

By Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com
(McGraw Realtors)
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Let me ask you a question.  Ever had a guest or family member in your house ask to borrow your cell phone charger? You know how it goes.  They say, "Hey uh, do you have a phone charger I can borrow?"  Then you go scrambling around to find the one you have behind your bed.  Or in your office.  Or ...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, FORCE~NRBA ~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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Holiday season is just right around the corner, one of the greatest milestones of moving into your own place, whether you moved in on your own, with your partner or even with your friends, decorating your home for Christmas is the excitement that comes with picking out those special Christmas dec...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
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Dishes and glassware are among some of the most fragile items you can pack if you’re moving from place to place. They can easily crack or even break if you do not pack them properly. As a result, it is imperative to handle them with proper care. One way that people usually do this is by packing t...