Broadly speaking, an affordable house involves a reduction in the apparent costs, so that the amount of money spent on finishing the house should be as small as possible. In fact, many of the reductions have the potential to make your home a costly investment in the long run. Here’s what you have to do to reduce the costs correctly.Read More
Giving new life to a 110 year old tree, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho resident Sharalee Armitage Howard has turned it into a mini library. Yes, you heard that right, its a tree library in front of a her house.Read More
From the moment you’ve accepted that the need to move is non-negotiable, you’ve probably went through a whirlwind of emotions. A bit sad and sentimental because you’re leaving that old place you’ve called home for many years. You’re saying goodbye to the neighborhood your kids have been familiar with. It was perhaps the social circle where they first found their best friends. And that pizza parlor where you frequently drop by for takeout dinners? You’ll surely miss the gastronomically addicting pizza specialty that makes you drool all the time. Perhaps, you’re a bit grumpy about that and we bet, you’re dropping by that same pizza house for the last time.
The security game is a constantly changing one with those on the side of good always striving to stay one step ahead of those who have less than honourable intentions. In the old days a fence and vigilant neighbours were enough to ensure that your home or property were secure and safe. Sadly, we have come along way from those days. Via burglar bars and alarms on windows and doors to a whole new range of security systems and features that little more than ten years ago would have seemed crazy. So, if you are in the market for a security upgrade, or you are simply wanting to keep up with the times, here are a few solutions that you might find worth considering.
Making investments is one of the most effective ways to earn money other than starting a business. There are many ways to do this: mutual funds, stocks, bonds, or investing in a start-up with potential. But more and more people are also getting into real estate investment. That is, purchasing a property, renovating and managing it, and then putting it up for rent or sale.
For young people looking to grow their money, this is a viable way to make profit on the side. But before you start jumping on property investment, here is what you need to know about real estate investment. Read More
There is something just so beautiful and elegant about natural stone and this is why you will see so many high-end homes designed with granite, marble, and other architectural stones. Whether you are working with a builder to design a new home or are in the process of remodeling your current home, have you considered all the ways in which you can incorporate natural stone into your design for stunning effects? Here are three ideas you may wish to consider.
Have you decided that it’s time to tackle home renovations and even construction in your home? A remodel can be a very exciting time that can help you transform the space into your dream home. However, along with the excitement comes a whole lot of mess. Even when you try your best to be neat and tidy, accidents, spills, and just general dust and debris are the norm. With that said, there are a number of key steps you can take that will help protect your home during the process and ensure everything looks as good as new when you’re done.
Acrylic is a clear, glass-like plastic known as poly(methyl) methacrylate (PMMA). It is a perfect alternative for products made of glass and this is the reason it is used to create furniture items, fish tanks, picture frames, splashbacks and mirrors. Besides, its practicality makes it an indispensable material that can be used to create most home items.
However, as handy as it has been, it catches scratches very easily, which mar its beauty. The question arises how to get rid of scratches from Acrylic? The Plastic People – a famous plastic product provider- has compiled some great tips to help you remove scratches from the acrylic products, especially the furniture items like coffee tables and side tables.
Our home is a result of our hard work. It’s a place where we don’t just seek shelter, but also experience joy, happiness and progress. Almost all of us might have noticed that few homes look wealthy and full of life and few look very poor, environment of some homes seems to be very peaceful and on the other hand some homes are disreputable for Altercations. It is important to ensure the house is constructed properly and every aspect such as ventilation, distribution of sunlight, direction of kitchen or bathroom has been taken care of.
Have you ever visited any place, be it your friends home or some grand historical monument? These monuments and structures are hundreds of years old, but still look gorgeous because their structures are based on various theories of Vastu Shastra such as north-to-south flow of the magnetic field or east-to-west rotation of the earth etc. Infact, according to the ancient Vastu Shastra leakage or seepage in any part of the home can also affect our spiritual and financial growth. It is believed that continuous leakage from the roof can cause unnecessary clashes between the housemates.
Windows is an integral part of any home. Windows not only helps to add home’s privacy but can also save you from outer weather like rain, snow, wind and much more. Not only this, it add security to your home.
As we all know, technology is playing an important role in today’s era and windows is no exception. There are many high performance windows coming these days that can help you reduce energy loss, heat resistant windows and becoming more smarter too.