Zillow Advice RSS: Question-Discussion-Guide,Home Improvement,SC http://www.zillow.com/advice/SC/home-ownership-home-improvement/question-discussion-guide/ Zillow Advice search results | Zillow Real Estate house is in BAD condition http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/house-is-in-BAD-condition/576018/ 6 replies Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/house-is-in-BAD-condition/576018/ 2015-02-17T16:29:00Z house is in BAD condition http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/house-is-in-BAD-condition/576018/ 4 replies Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/house-is-in-BAD-condition/576018/ 2015-02-17T16:29:00Z Pools... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Pools/550008/ We are thinking of installing an in-ground pool. The house is 4 Bed/2 Bath on a .31 acre lot. We are approximately 1.1 miles from the beach in 29575. I'm curious to know if an in-ground pool is a real estate asset or liability in this area if we chose to sell the home later on. I'm looking for a Realtors points of view based on their experienes selling homes with pools in this area of SC.<br \><br \>1 reply Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:44:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Pools/550008/ 2014-07-17T12:44:00Z What is the Strategy to alter the structure of an existing home ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-is-the-Strategy-to-alter-the-structure-of-an-existing-home/518829/ <p class="MsoNormal"><em>[deleted by Zillow moderator. 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Replace windows<br/>2. Install a new heating system and change filters <br/>3. Clean air conditioning units <br/>4. Install more insulation<br/>5. Switch out inefficient appliances<br/>6. Repair or replace roofs, gutters, and downspouts<br/>7. Paint<br/>8. Prune trees<br/>9. Mulch plantings<br/>10. Replace lightbulbs<br \><br \>0 replies Sun, 05 May 2013 03:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/What-are-the-top-10-Spring-Home-Improvements/490871/ 2013-05-05T03:35:00Z I purchased my home for 25K( foreclosure home) in '12, since then have invested 20K in improvements http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-purchased-my-home-for-25K-foreclosure-home-in-%2712-since-then-have-invested-20K-in-improvements/475011/ How do I get a proper zestimate that shows that I purchased the home and also have made improvements on the home which would make the value of the 4 bedroom and 2 bathroom home more than what is currently listed on zillow which is ( This Property Is Not Located on Zillow). <br/><br/>Please assist me with this and I would be very happy to continue to use zillow as I always have since purchasing the home last year :)<br/>Thank you ,<br/><br/>Antonio DaSilva<br/>[phone removed by moderator]<br/>720 S Stonewall Ave, Rock Hill SC 29730<br \><br \>1 reply Sat, 19 Jan 2013 14:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-purchased-my-home-for-25K-foreclosure-home-in-%2712-since-then-have-invested-20K-in-improvements/475011/ 2013-01-19T14:57:00Z For the Due West area.We offer Carpentry labor for rent to own.Old buildings,Homes Offices. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/For-the-Due-West-area-We-offer-Carpentry-labor-for-rent-to-own-Old-buildings-Homes-Offices/465557/ My name is Charles Farmer,and we are a family of four. [promotion removed by Zillow moderator] Thank you and may God Bless.<br \><br \>2 replies Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:53:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/For-the-Due-West-area-We-offer-Carpentry-labor-for-rent-to-own-Old-buildings-Homes-Offices/465557/ 2012-10-24T12:53:00Z How much return can we plan to see on a wooden privacy fence? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-return-can-we-plan-to-see-on-a-wooden-privacy-fence/261698/ We are on a corner lot in a city neighborhood. It is&nbsp;pretty quiet with great neighbors, but we have no privacy in our backyard. Walkers, joggers, and those driving by can see everything though our chain link fence. We would need about 350 feet to replace the old fence. I know how to do it myself to save some money, but want to make sure it will be worth the money and effort when we sell&nbsp;3-4 years from now.<br \><br \>8 replies Tue, 28 Jul 2009 19:46:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-much-return-can-we-plan-to-see-on-a-wooden-privacy-fence/261698/ 2009-07-28T19:46:00Z Installing Hardwood flooring in a mobile home, will that increase the valve of it? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Installing-Hardwood-flooring-in-a-mobile-home-will-that-increase-the-valve-of-it/227132/ 7 replies Thu, 23 Apr 2009 15:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Installing-Hardwood-flooring-in-a-mobile-home-will-that-increase-the-valve-of-it/227132/ 2009-04-23T15:36:00Z Hiring Home Improvement Pro's http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hiring-Home-Improvement-Pro%27s/376536/ A Gallop poll revealed that 72% of people felt it is too hard to find a trusted contractor.<br/>Would like to hear from anyone about their experiences on how they find, hire and generally deal with contractors when they need a project or repair done.<br \><br \>12 replies Wed, 01 Dec 2010 19:48:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Hiring-Home-Improvement-Pro%27s/376536/ 2010-12-01T19:48:00Z Moving a Mailbox http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Moving-a-Mailbox/420476/ <p>Hello I am a new property owner. I have asked the neighbors to move the mailbox over forty-four feet to the property line so that i can extend my driveway. Duke power moved the utility pole at their expense and no argument. I offered to pay for, or buy them a new mailbox. they refuse to move it. Has anyone out there had this problem and how did you handle it?</p><br \><br \>3 replies Mon, 24 Oct 2011 23:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Moving-a-Mailbox/420476/ 2011-10-24T23:35:00Z Heating and Air service on Folly? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Heating-and-Air-service-on-Folly/408842/ any recommendation for heating and air service on Folly?<br \><br \>0 replies Mon, 25 Jul 2011 13:06:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Heating-and-Air-service-on-Folly/408842/ 2011-07-25T13:06:00Z where is my home details page http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/where-is-my-home-details-page/379004/ 1 reply Thu, 30 Dec 2010 15:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/where-is-my-home-details-page/379004/ 2010-12-30T15:16:00Z How do I find the overhead photos of a neighborhood? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-find-the-overhead-photos-of-a-neighborhood/308370/ I was using this site a couple years ago, and could find a picture of any neighborhood, with info on the activity and average selling prices, etc.&nbsp; Where did I lose that?<br \><br \>5 replies Tue, 22 Dec 2009 13:38:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-find-the-overhead-photos-of-a-neighborhood/308370/ 2009-12-22T13:38:00Z Does anyone know a local company in Columbia SC that removes popcorn ceiling? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-anyone-know-a-local-company-in-Columbia-SC-that-removes-popcorn-ceiling/256525/ 2 replies Wed, 15 Jul 2009 16:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Does-anyone-know-a-local-company-in-Columbia-SC-that-removes-popcorn-ceiling/256525/ 2009-07-15T16:20:00Z Brown brick with a dirty white wash on it. We want to paint the trim. Any suggestions? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Brown-brick-with-a-dirty-white-wash-on-it-We-want-to-paint-the-trim-Any-suggestions/372124/ 2 replies Thu, 21 Oct 2010 16:55:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Brown-brick-with-a-dirty-white-wash-on-it-We-want-to-paint-the-trim-Any-suggestions/372124/ 2010-10-21T16:55:00Z Are there any building rehab funds available for Sumter, SC ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-there-any-building-rehab-funds-available-for-Sumter-SC/345427/ City state, or Fed programs to renovate homes.<br \><br \>1 reply Mon, 19 Apr 2010 03:15:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Are-there-any-building-rehab-funds-available-for-Sumter-SC/345427/ 2010-04-19T03:15:00Z white brick, white vinyl trim. What color for white railings and front pillar http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/white-brick-white-vinyl-trim-What-color-for-white-railings-and-front-pillar/336137/ I have a big white brick house with white vinyl trim, black shutters, white railings and white pillars on front porch.&nbsp; 3 car garage with white doors.&nbsp; We live in South Carolina so new colors have to be able to take hot, hot summers. Help, I want to add some color to my big white house.<br \><br \>1 reply Sun, 21 Mar 2010 22:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/white-brick-white-vinyl-trim-What-color-for-white-railings-and-front-pillar/336137/ 2010-03-21T22:23:00Z I'm looking for a roofing contractor in Conway,Myrtle Beach area, SC, to replace my roof, anyone? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-looking-for-a-roofing-contractor-in-Conway-Myrtle-Beach-area-SC-to-replace-my-roof-anyone/301894/ 0 replies Fri, 27 Nov 2009 14:27:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I%27m-looking-for-a-roofing-contractor-in-Conway-Myrtle-Beach-area-SC-to-replace-my-roof-anyone/301894/ 2009-11-27T14:27:00Z why is my house worth 233,000? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-my-house-worth-233-000/297680/ We paid 89,000.00 last year and installed hardwood floors new bathroom remodels and a major kitchen overhall landscaping and new lighting.<br \><br \>3 replies Fri, 13 Nov 2009 19:10:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/why-is-my-house-worth-233-000/297680/ 2009-11-13T19:10:00Z