Archive for August, 2010
Move is a very significant event in the life of any person, involves a series of changes and things we do to realize them. It also means anxiety and nerves. After the move begins the task of decorating the new home, a task that can be terribly complicated if we started this adventure with all planned. Therefore, before moving is necessary to schedule all activities involved in the move, and then with the decor.
How to organize the move:
Before undertaking the move is a good idea to cleanup and takes the opportunity to get rid of all useless objects or no longer want to keep. This process we carried out taking into account the characteristics of our new home, if we are moving to a smaller home, it is imperative rid of everything that we need. However, if our new home will be larger, it may be time to revive those objects no longer used ones and to assign a new function.
First we will list the things we do to start moving, items that require dismantling, repair, cleaning will help set these needs. This list will also allow us to determine the assistance that we will need to move.
It is advisable to organize all our belongings in boxes; this ensures a more efficient and safer transport. It is best that each box contains objects for the same room. This will facilitate the unpacking and decorating.
How to decorating:
The ideal is to make sketches of the new house and sketches of the possible distribution of furniture and other objects. If we can not do, you can deal with the decoration of the house by trial and error, playing with the furniture and other items, changing of place to find the most appropriate for each object. In this way we can optimize the use of space in each room, the furniture layout and circulation.
One way to find the best location for your furniture is to prioritize the activities that take place in each room, so we know where the best location is.
The curtains also fulfill its function of protecting the climate, light, privacy, a psychological, as they provide warmth to the walls and give a sense of protection.
The use of shelving, drawers provides storage space in addition to its role effectively, gives beauty to the surroundings.
Incorporating a special cabinet to create a focus and prioritizes enhanced environments, while giving them a personality.
A good strategy to personalize the decor of our new home is to place objects valued at sites in each space. For example: our favorite chair deserves a privileged place in the room or the lobby.
The presence of windows in the basement, means a supply of air and natural light that make the environment livable and welcoming. The basement windows security is very important both in terms of theft, as in the possible leakage of water from outside. A good window in the basement can create warm, also for decorating the space.
The basement windows security:
There are many ways to enhance security in basement windows.
• Replacement windows: when basement windows are not sufficient to enlighten and properly ventilate the space, we proceed to substitute other more appropriate. To do this, remove the existing window and install the new one. Work is needed for this procedure. And it is very likely need the expertise to work. We can sometimes replace a window of equal size but more efficient, allowing a greater influx of light and air.
• The windows and the rain: One of the most common problems of the basement windows is often the entry of storm water. This is because often, basements are underground, and the windows are at the surface, so that any heavy rainfall can overflow, causing a flood in the basement.
To avoid this, we must make a constant maintenance to our windows, and install a drain system to prevent accumulation of water in front of the window, or have a slope in the opposite direction to the window. They should also have weather stripping to keep out the wind in the cold months.
• Basement windows must be strong and secure to prevent theft. These windows are at ground level, so they are a point of choice for thieves. To increase security in basement windows, cover up windows with security locks. We can install locks for windows, which must have quick release mechanism for emergencies. Electric blinds provide a security solution nice and modern.
• When choosing windows to basements, we will ensure that they meet certain requirements, such as to allow escape in case of accidents. Those are safe to theft. Do not allow the entry of water from outside. That is attractive and allows good ventilation and lighting, this gives us greater energy efficiency.
Whether you’re thinking about doing some long term travel or if you just need to run errands across town, one accessory that you need for your truck or SUV is definitely a high quality cargo liner. Indeed, one of the biggest mistakes that many SUV and truck owners make is that they don’t purchase a really good cargo liner, which leads to the interior of the cargo area suffering damage that could have otherwise been avoided. When you’re trying to buy your car as an investment for the long road ahead, it just makes sense to do whatever you can to ensure that you’re not damaging the vehicle that you’ve paid good money for.
Thankfully, you can get a high quality cargo liner without experiencing any hassles. You will need to start by going online to look at the wide selection available. Even though you could probably go to a traditional store and pick up a suitable cargo liner, you will definitely not get the best selection.
Overall, if you really want to protect the interior of your vehicle’s cargo area, you will need to pick up a great cargo liner for your car today — why delay another second?
The two-tone black and white is an excellent combination that can be applied to any room of our house, so much so that in the kitchen can be achieved through lacquers and paints, or contrast in the furnishings in the rooms, dressed in white, and tinkering with details of cushions and pillows in black, and rooms that are most lend themselves to this eccentric style combination.
As we know the target has its best told in the black, because it is the best opponent in the color palette, since through it we can point out details, but we can also apply keeping in mind the extensive details of all that this two-color palette offers. The pallet of grays applied in cement, present in concrete or structural details can help to complement our decor, as they bring a lot of personality.
Especially if we look for an environment like the image where the simplicity and richness of the white make the best visual effects giving purity, simplicity, and because not a luxurious touch, in a deprived environment.
If we bring some warmth to an environment like this, instead of putting white ceramic floors that make up virtually the entire environment, we can provide you with hardwood floors, in addition to stress simplicity, provide a rustic and very personal.
Let’s start the week by dedicating this post to tile, a very interesting material that can be an interesting option for those areas where utmost hygiene is required: swimming pool, outdoor showers, bathrooms or kitchens. Do not miss detail because you will discover some advantages of this material may not knew.
The tile is an evolution of the ceramic tiles of the Muslim era. It also has a glassy layer that waterproofs, so it is very suitable for placement in aqueous environments and / or easy to produce mushrooms. It is also a very hygienic material, because not only does not generate mold, but is easily washable.
But what is the tile? As they are small tiles whose placement is usually one by one, although today there are whole plates and to enable multiple compositions due to the variety that exists in the market. The tile can be found usually in three finishes: gloss, matt and slip, the latter has so roughness generated grip to prevent slippage.
Moreover, being independent small tiles can make original compositions in various colors to create borders, mosaics, degraded or miscellaneous graphics. They are very common, for example, drawings of dolphins or other marine motifs in the pools.
If you’re thinking of renovating your bathroom or pool, bet on the tile because it is a material, as we said before, very hygienic, durable and easy to clean, but yes, you can upload a tad more than the price if we opt for a waterproof acrylic paint, although the tile bear much longer and will not fungal problems.