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 Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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With seasonal changes come longer lists of things to do around your house. But when should you add your windows and window replacements to your task list? Is this a project for spring, summer, winter or fall? How do you know when it is the best time to replace your windows? Replacing Your Windows...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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Windows are an odd feature, insofar as most people don’t really pay attention to them except in a few circumstances. The first, if the windows are really dirty and perhaps broken, people tend to then place a lot of focus on them. Another instance where people are very focused on windows is in bu...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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When your outdoor space is strategically outfitted, you can treat yourself to a mini getaway without ever leaving your home! Whether you have a small balcony or an expansive patio, with a little design inspiration, you can craft an inviting and relaxing space for whenever you need an instant esca...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Plumbing problems can be a homeowner's worst nightmare. Calling a plumber can be an expensive repair, but when a pipe bursts or the toilet backs up, you need professional help to fix the problem. A sewer backup can cause significant issues with your indoor plumbing. In most cases, repairing a sew...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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  As one of the 65.3% of Americans that calls themselves a homeowner, making sure that the lighting in your home is up-to-date is likely a priority for you.In this home lighting guide, we're going to discuss some of the ways that you can use lighting to make your home into a cohesive and cozy spa...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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More than three-quarters of real estate agents agree that increasing a home's curb appeal is the most powerful thing homeowners can do to raise the value of their homes.Most homeowners associate curb appeal with yard features like plants, patios, and lighting. Driveways are often overlooked entir...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Finding the best blinds and shades for your home can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. With so many styles to choose from, it's hard to get started.First things first: what's the difference between shades and blinds? Well, most of it revolves around the materials. Blinds are often made ...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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No carpet is free from getting dirty, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with a stained carpet. Your carpet is what gives your room that oomph factor, especially if it complements your curtains and furniture. Unfortunately, a dirty carpet is more of an eyesore than an aesthetic highlight.Carp...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 Just a beautiful post.  I am sharing for others to see.  When your outdoor space is strategically outfitted, you can treat yourself to a mini getaway without ever leaving your home! Whether you have a small balcony or an expansive patio, with a little design inspiration, you can craft an invitin...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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Selling a house quickly without any hassle is every seller’s dream especially when they are doing it without any realtor’s help. But is it really possible to handle everything without any professional knowledge of guidance? The answer here is quite tricky. Selling a house on your own is a difficu...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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Whether you have actually bought and used CBD before, you probably know something, even if it’s only a little, about it. Many see CBD oil is a miraculous and natural remedy for an incredible variety of health conditions and ailments. There is a lot of talk about the studies that offer some proof ...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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The pendant light (also known as drop light) is mainly used to illuminate, which often hangs in the ceiling or the top of the building. With attractive appearance and brilliant light, the pendant light looks charming and dreamy except for lighting. That’s why a lot of people want a pendant light ...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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  Mouse droppings in the corners, along floorboards, or in cupboards are signals of a mouse infestation, and maybe the biggest turn-off to home buyers short of black mold. The common house mouse is one of the most detrimental pests in any home. They can nibble through walls, electric cables, spre...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Lake Norman/Charlotte/Charleston
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
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 Are you Looking for a few Ideas and Inspiration for a UNIQUE, FUN & EXCITING Room For Your Children?   Here are a few ideas that might inspire you to think "outside of the box" and will sure to be a HUGE HIT with the kiddos!  Just take a few hints on what they love the most and run with it! The ...

By Sandra Nickel, The Hat Team
(Sandra Nickel REALTORS)
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If you’ve ever had to call a plumber to come out to your house to fix a clogged sink or jammed garbage disposal, you already know how expensive that visit can be. Now you have the added concern of having someone come into your home while maintaining social distancing. Here are some tips for thing...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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When it comes to home renovation, any budget, no matter how big it seems, can easily get out of control. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean that renovating your home needs to be expensive. Whether your goal is simply to make your home a more comfortable place or you’re getting ready to sell, there a...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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For most homeowners, their house isn't something they consider an investment. It's a place of comfort and sentimental value where they can enjoy their days.When it comes time to sell the home and their real estate agent recommends a far lower price than they expected, that all changes.As wonderfu...

By Tammy Sons, Ur always 1 decision away from a different life
(Tennessee Wholesale Nursery)
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Having The Advantages Of Buying Plants Specifically For Your State, whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or somewhere more rural, is a great way to spruce up your home. It livens the atmosphere, keeps the air fresh, and makes for a great relaxing hobby. While you may be tempted to head to t...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Modern world designs are contemporary and more comfortable to infuse with readily available decors. But the elegance and comfort that comes with the traditional style take one breath away. People from the high end are now inclined towards the classic old vintage look rather than contemporary look...

By Danish Mehmood, Iam A Real State Agent
(Real State Company)
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As of 2020, the median price of a home in the United States is approximately $320,000. That means that if you intend to sell your home this year, chances are you’re going to make a decent profit.Of course, you still need to make sure that your house is in good shape before putting it on the marke...