Remodeling Adviser Archive

4 Tips for Using Paint to Update a Home

Painting a room can be a quick, transformative update for new homeowners to accomplish. Offer these tips to help them get started. ...
December 13, 2018

Black Friday Shopping? The Top Searched Furniture Items by State

Find out the most searched-for home furniture items based on Google shopping data and broken down by state. ...
November 19, 2018

Watch for Asbestos When Renovating Older Homes: You May Be at Risk

Asbestos is only considered dangerous when contaminated materials have been worn down or damaged, which is a standard part of most renovation or remodeling work....

Which Remodeling Personality Type Are You?

What's your home improvement persona: The Sensible Improver, the Project Planner, the Reliable Renovator, the Visionary, or the Extrovert? View this infographic....

How Long Do Common Household Items Last?

Learn the average lifespan of items in your home. ...

2018 Home Trends to Guide Your Staging

Industry influencers share what they feel are the top trends in single-family homes for 2018. These trends reflect what home buyers were looking for, and what potential sellers and real estate pros can do to help make properties more...
March 5, 2018

How to Choose the Right Stain for Hardwood Floors

By Glenn Griffin, guest contributor One of the most commonly asked questions people have when restoring their hardwood floors is: “Should I stain my floor?” That question is closely followed by: “What color stain should I choose?” Staining your floors...
October 23, 2017

8 Home Projects with a High ROI

Article Submitted by Fixr.com With warmer weather and longer days, summer is the ideal time of year to take on a project in or around your home. Many contractors and other pros often find this time of year a little...

5 Ideas to Increase the Value of a Basement

Article Submitted by Fixr.com The basement doesn’t just have to be a space to throw all of that extra storage. Show it as usable space, and it may even help you increase the value of the home. Basement remodels typically recoup...

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning a Bathtub (Based on the Type of Tub)

Contributed by TheHandyNest.com A dirty and filthy bathtub with spots and scratches is hardly a relaxing sight. It can also act as a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. Here we will be talking about some of the best ways...
June 26, 2017