Zillow Advice: Home Improvement - home improvement http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement/410109/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Good Article [hotlink deleted ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement/410109/ Good Article <em>[hotlink deleted by Zillow moderator</em>]&nbsp;you have posted. Every one want to start home improvement work for improve value on their existing value. Fri, 05 Aug 2011 05:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement/410109/ 2011-08-05T05:57:00Z In many cases, when homeowners ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement/410109/ <p>In many cases, when homeowners are interested in home improvement projects, professionals are hired to improve the home. There are, however, a lot of people who prefer the do-it-yourself approach for improving their own homes.</p><p>Home improvement may be done individually or with the help of professionals through consultations. Also, a lot of home improvement stores offer efficient tools and kits and even lessons for the do-it-yourself individual.</p><p>Homeowners may hire general contractors to supervise home improvement projects. These contractors perform multiple tasks in managing the resources to be used and the people who will be working on the project, providing site access, removing debris after the project, and even performing some the tasks needed for the project. They are also in charge of hiring specialized workers such as plumbers, electricians, or roofers, although homeowners may actually opt to hire these workers themselves.</p><p>Different Types of Home Improvement</p><p>Improving one's home varies from house to house; it may depend on what part or area of the house is to be refurbished. Improvement may be as simple as applying wallpaper or painting the walls, or it can be installing wood paneling on the walls. It can also included improving flooring by such means as installing carpet, tile, linoleum, or wood parquet, or even installing solid hardwood flooring. Upgrading cabinets, adding shelves, changing fixtures, and replacing sinks in the kitchen and the bathroom are also home improvement projects. Even repairing or adding to existing plumbing and electrical systems are considered home improvement.</p><em>[numerous hotlinks deleted by Zillow moderator]</em> Thu, 04 Aug 2011 07:35:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/home-improvement/410109/ 2011-08-04T07:35:00Z