Easy Tips to Sell Your House Faster

April 10th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

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The housing market can be hard, but there are a few easy tips that will make your home appear more attractive and can bring increase your market value. You just have to be willing to put a little elbow grease into it. If you’re anxious about your home’s selling value, try these tips out before you list it.

Here are some things that may need your attention or the help of a reputable contractor:

•           Doorways. Examine all your entry systems carefully. Look for sagging screens, cracked glass, squeaks, and aging or broken aluminum parts. Think about giving your doors a fresh coat of paint.

•           Walls. Look for nail pops, holes and dents. Patch and paint where essential

•           Roof. Check for missing shingles and have replacements installed where required. Also check the gutters. Remove any leaves and other debris that may have accumulated. .

•           Toilets. Make sure all toilets are still secured firmly to the floor and don’t rock when you sit on them. Anchoring nuts tend to corrode over the years. Replace where necessary.

•           Faucets. Inspect all faucets, including those in the laundry room and other areas. Do you have one that drips? If so, repair or replace it.

•           Cabinets. Kitchen and bathroom cabinets get damaged and worn in spots over the years. There are many great scratch repair products on the market that can make cabinetry look almost new.

•           Decks and gates. Any loose boards? Rickety stairs? Sagging gates that you have to lift in order for the latch to close? Buyers will notice. Get them fixed.

Homemade spider repellent

February 19th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

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Unnecessary spider infestations in the home, yard or garden can be eliminated with homemade repellents made from a few easy-to-find ingredients. In addition, a few simple steps may be taken to prevent spiders from making a home where they’re not welcome.

Most varieties of spiders cause no threat to humans and are in fact advantageous, as they help keep the insect population under control. Despite this, many people hate or fear spiders and consider their presence in the home an unnecessary nuisance. Spiders can be repelled without the use of pesticides. Spiders avoid a wide number of natural oils taken from plants, herbs and fruits, including citrus fruits, lavender, peppermint, citronella, cinnamon, tea trees and cloves. Pure forms of these oils may be purchased at health food stores, and most are inexpensive.

Place a few droplets of any of these oils, in any combination, into a spray jar. Add a squirt of liquid detergent and fill the bottle with water. Apply the mixture on cobwebs, around doors and windows, around the lawn and garden and on any surfaces where spiders reside. In addition to having a pleasant fragrance, this mixture is nontoxic and safe to use around children and pets. The combination of coconut oil and white vinegar also makes a successfuls pray for repelling spiders. As oils may stain or lead to spots, test the mixture on a small, hidden area of carpets, curtains or paddedfurniture before spraying the entire surface.

 

 

 

How to Make Your House Smell Good

February 4th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

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Everyone wants to have a house that smells good and is enjoyable to come in to. There are many obvious reasons why a house that smells good is important, but this is especially true if you are trying to sell a home. A prospective buyer can actually be turned off from buying your home if there is a foul smell. One of the first points to look at when selling a home is odor control.

Here you will find ways to make your house smell good whether you are selling your home, having a get together or just wanting your house to smell good on a daily basis.

 

  1. Empty the trashcans daily or more often if necessary. Food and other disposables can cause odors to linger in your home. By getting these odors out of your house you can improve your home’s air quality drastically. Utilize your garbage disposal, if you have one, to get rid of foods. If not, be sure to take the trash out after food has been dumped inside.
  2. Clean fabrics throughout your home, such as curtains, carpet and upholstery, thoroughly. Unpleasant odors can linger in fabrics and create a persistent smell in your home. By washing and cleaning these regularly per the manufacturers’ instructions, you can easily prevent and eliminate odors.
  3. Create air flow through your home daily by opening windows and doors and letting fresh air in. Open several windows to help create a cross-draft and force the old air out. Make sure to do this daily to keep the air in your home from becoming stale.
  4. Clean up after your pets often. Kitty litter boxes should be scooped out daily and changed at least once a week. Inspect your home for areas that your pet may have soiled and clean them up immediately to remove the odor and prevent repeat occurrences.
  5. Sprinkle baking soda over carpet and upholstery and allow it to sit for several hours or overnight if possible. Baking soda draws odors out of fabrics easily and absorbs them. Vacuum the baking soda away to remove it.

 

Decor Home Indoor

December 12th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

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We all see a dream of creating beautiful home. Someone of us go the extra mile to do it. If you are planning to make your new room look elegant and cheerful, here are some handy tips for you to begin with.

The color and theme of the house

  • One of the most important aspect of decoration of the house are the walls which make the house, yet nobody notices the walls until there is a patch on it or if they are magnificently beautiful. Here are some of the colors you can apply to the wall of your dream house:
    • The color blue is calming, lowering your pulse rate which increases productivity.
    • Red and orange are symbol of excitement and enthusiasm.
    • Cheerful color is yellow.
    • Green creates soothing atmosphere, relieving stress.
    • Purple promotes creativity.
    • Brown gives an earthy atmosphere.
  • Now after the color of the walls comes the shelves and almiras which are embedded on the walls: the shelves should not be too high or too low that the view of the things kept on it is not clear.
  • After the shelves comes a very crucial part of your décor which is furniture: Try and get the best furniture according to your pocket which matches with the theme and color of your walls. (don’t overcrowd your rooms with too much of furniture as this makes the house to look small) prefer for as less furniture as possible and required.
  • Don’t forget about the flooring: if you have a good budget, go for a marble or wooden flooring, otherwise u can go for tiles, a mat covering whole of the floor will also solve the purpose.
  • When all is done: go for the accessories to be kept in your rooms. Like the fancy chandelier or the beautiful masterpiece or that cool poster in your room.

Just show your creativity, mix and match, try out different orientations and different permutations until you get the desired level of satisfaction from   your house.

 

Bathroom Tiles

October 20th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

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Bathroom tiles are defined as manufactured pieces of different materials like ceramic, porcelain, stone or any suitable material to be used for bathroom walls and floors.Bathroom-Tiles_07

There are many types of tiles produced in classic and modern styles, to suit all home decorations and types.Those who love the elegant looks for their houses will always be watching the new types and shapes featured in the markets.

But in all cases, it is better for everyone to make their decision between sticking with the common appearance and creating a new look for the bathroom.The extraordinary choice is not difficult if it meets your home class and style, but it can also break the whole look if it is not appropriate. Before going through the details of bathroom tiles, it is better to give a hint about the decorative tiles and the types produced for both; the modern house and the classic one. Bathroom-Tiles_08

Ceramic tiles were originally the most common type used for all homes before the new era of modern home styles. The other types produced now vary between ceramics, porcelain, natural stone, lime stone, glass tiles, and mosaic tiles –which can also be made of glass or lime stone.
Natural stone tiles are big sized tiles made for bathrooms and are sometimes preferred for home floors for an extraordinary look. They became more popular for bathroom floors and walls, and they helped in creating a fascinating appearance for those who love modern bathroom styles.

They are more popular than granite tiles, which were used to give an exquisite look in large bathrooms.Bathroom-Tiles_05
Glass tiles are made in different forms, and they are not usually used alone. They are used to complete the appearance you need to show in your bathroom, and they are usually used with wall tiles, not floors.

Very small sized glass tiles, such as mosaic, are paired with elegant colored large tiles for the walls and porcelain tiles on the floors to create a sophisticated look. Choosing the right type of tile decoration for your bathroom is not difficult.

You may choose ceramic and porcelain tiles for the floors as they are the most common, and use the big size for a more modern look. The best type of wall tile decoration is the glass tiles; however, they can’t be used alone. The small glass and mosaic tiles can be paired in small sized combinations to give a sophisticated look, and they can also be used with bigger tiles for elegant shapes.Bathroom-Tiles_34

Porcelain and ceramic tiles are both suitable for classic and modern bathroom styles, and their usage can be determined according to the size of the plates.

 

Vaastu Tips For Interiors

April 20th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

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Interior Decoration

  • Bright colours should not be used in the house. Cold and light colours should be used for painting the house.
  • Paintings or photographs depicting war, sad faces, birds like owl, crow, pigeon, erotic pictures etc. should not be used for decoration in the house.
  • Vastu provides some guidelines for interior decoration of the house. Comprehension of zones is important while doing interior of home. Zones are divided into two categories like negative and positive zones. Vastu clarifies to keep positive zones light as compared to negative zones. Heavy furniture and objects should be placed in negative zones whereas light furniture can be placed in positive zones. Negative zones or heavy directions are the South, West and Southwest. Positive zones or light directions are the North, East and Northeast.

Here are given some tips for interior decoration of the house according to Vaastu.

Furniture

  • Sofa set should be placed in south and west portion of the room. The person sitting on sofa should face north or east directions.

Vaastu Interior

  • Bed should be kept in southwest direction of the bedroom leaving southwest corner.
  • Almirah having valuables or jewellery should be kept in southwest of the room leaving southwest corner. It should be opened towards the North.
  • Dining table can be placed in north-west of the kitchen, living room or dining room.
  • Study table should be placed in the North or East of the room.
  • Aquarium in the North, East or North-east is good as it has water. The North, East and North-east are directions of water.

Paintings and Statues

Scenary

  • Paintings of natural scenes like sunrise, water fall etc. are suggested by Vastu. The paintings depicting scenes of war, violence should be avoided.
  • The statue of God should be avoided in bedroom. The statues of Lord Ganesha are used as decorative pieces popularly. Place the statue of God in prayer room.
  • Avoid keeping heavy statue in North-east of the room and house.

Electrical Appliances

  • Electrical appliances should also be kept in right directions.
  • Heating appliances like gas, ovens, microwave should be kept in southeast directions.
  • Geyser should also be installed in south-east of bathroom.
  • Cooler, A.C and Fridge should be placed in northwest of the room. T.V can be placed in the North, East or Southeast of the room. Avoid electrical appliances in north-east of the room.

Curtains

Curtains

Prefer curtains of light color for bedroom. Avoid red and black color curtains in bedroom. The curtains of dark color can be used in living room.

Mirror

Mirrors

Vaastu recommends placing mirror on north and east wall of the room. Avoid mirror in study room and opposite to bed in bedroom.

Indoor Plants

Indoor Plants

Indoor plants are very popular in home decoration. Avoid cactus and thorny plants in the house. Avoid big plants in north-east of the house.

Paint Colors

The paint of light color is good as per Vastu. Prefer light blue, green, pink and cream color for rooms. Avoid red and black color in the house.

Flooring

Flooring

Mosaic, Ceramic Tile and Marble are good choice for flooring. Avoid white marble in rooms. This is considered auspicious for Pooja room and Temples.

Ceiling

Flat ceiling is good for residential purposes. The ceiling of a room should not be elevated.

Lighting

Lighting should be bright in the house because dim light is not favorable for the residents of the house.

Useful Tips For Maintaining A Healthy Home

April 9th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

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Simple modifications to your daily routine may help you keep germs that cause infections, like cold & flu and allergens at bay. By doing these simple things you can make your environment healthier and safer for yourself and your family.

Living Areas:

  • Keeping your house clean and free from excess dust, molds and bacteria.
  • Use a disinfectant to clean commonly touched surfaces, like the telephone and doorknobs.
  • If you have pets, consider keeping them outside if possible; animal dander and saliva are allergens for many people. Otherwise, do not allow pets in the bedroom and be sure to bathe pets often.
  • Vacuum twice a week.
  • Wash shower curtains and bathroom tiles with mold-killing solutions.
  • Don’t allow smoking in your house.

Kitchen:

  • Clean your kitchen sink and counters with antibacterial solutions after each use. Bacteria left from meats and vegetables can flourish and get on your hands, utensils or other foods you are preparing.
  • Do not use the same utensils for uncooked food without washing them first.
  • Wash utensils with warm water and soap after each use, especially when preparing meat.

Laundry:

  • Air out damp clothes and shoes (in the house) before storing.
  • Remove laundry from the washing machine promptly; don’t leave wet clothes in the washer.
  • Wash your bedding once a week in hot water.

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January 17th, 2012 § 0 comments § permalink

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