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Friday, 23 January 2015

Go Home Green!

Go Home Green!

Home is where your heart dwells. So, we know that, you will do anything to make your home better.  Here are some tips for those who wish to make their homes beautiful. Eco-friendly home design is a great choice to make your home stand out from the rest of the homes. It is not just good for the environment, but also good for your wallet too.Designing a home with the perfect ambiance by keeping in mind the well-being of people is referred to as sustainable designing.

 Eco-friendly roof

Eco-friendly roof enormously helps to save energy. The most popular one among it is a roof made of aluminum metal. It is naturally heat resistant and can be perpetually reused. The roofing option depends on the design of your home, locality and price consideration.

 Natural Paints

An interior starts with the paints. If you wish to add an eco friendly touch to your walls, go for the natural paints. Make sure that the paint is free from volatile organic compounds (VOC). Natural paint is made of plant oil, extracts and minerals, which gives a soothing feeling for your mind and body. Always opt for low-VOC or zero-VOC paint.

Eco-friendly furniture

There is no option for you to set apart the furniture from the interior design. Consider buying furniture made of bamboo, rattan, teak and other recycled wood. You can also use recycled polyester for bedroom curtains.

Place pants as decoration

Nothing could be better than placing plants in your home. It enhances the aesthetic appeal of
your home and improves the air quality of a room. Apart from the health benefits, it adds a fresh ambience to the room. Select few plants that fit well into your room.

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Monday, 22 December 2014

And, whats your new year resolution?

This time, it’s going to be different. A brand new year, brimming with possibilities, and you’ve resolved to move through your house like a whirling tornado of can-do, fixing, painting, and organizing. This year, nothing will stop you.

The start of a new year is a popular time to make resolutions: promises to yourself to achieve specific goals and objectives. Financially speaking, you might want to pay off debt, build up savings, prepare for retirement or better manage your daily spending in 2015.

Those are good goals to have, and if you're a homeowner or intend to become one this year, your house might give you some great ways to bring your goals to fruition.

With that in mind, here are six New Year's resolutions to put on your list.

Furthermore, planning will help you discover valuable shortcuts in the home-buying process. Follow these steps to achieve your goal of home ownership in 2015.


Decide What You Want

Let’s start with the fun part. The first step is to decide what you are looking for. You need to determine the what, where, and when of your purchase. What kind of house are you looking for? Where would you like to live? When would you like to buy? Spend a lot of time thinking about this, a new home is a serious commitment and you want to choose somewhere where you can happily live for several years.


Get Your Financial House in Order

Once you have an idea of what you are looking for it’s time to get realistic and determine what you can afford. How much do you have available for a down payment? What is your monthly budget for a mortgage payment? Do you have money for closing costs and taxes? Is your financial house in order?


Find Your New Home

Now we are back into the fun stuff. A home is more than just a collection of bedrooms and bathrooms. Several properties — each with four bedrooms, three baths, and the same price — may well represent radically different designs, commuting distances, lot sizes, tax costs, interior dimensions, and exterior finishes

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Saturday, 15 November 2014

Plan your holidays today

Planning your holiday can be an exciting time; the promise of a far off beach and lazy days, away from the stresses of the world is hard to resist. However, some holidaymakers fail to plan their holiday and sometimes suffer disappointment with their chosen destination.

 The problem with holiday choices is that the temptation to 'click and go' and the ease at which you can make your choice, often with little description has all the potential to deliver disappointment.

Following the tips below should help you plan your holiday and ensure that you make the best decision:

1. Avoid peak travel dates.

At Thanksgiving, Wednesday is the critical outbound "avoid" day as a rule. Traveling on Thanksgiving day proper is often a breeze and more affordable; there are often cut-rate airfare deals on Thanksgiving day.

On the return, Friday morning isn't bad at all, with each successive day getting a little busier, more difficult and more expensive through Sunday evening. The bottom line: If you are looking for a deal, you won't find one on the peak travel days. Travel off-peak whenever possible.

Christmas and New Year's Day fall on Wednesdays this year, so travel will likely be more spread out than normal, with no obvious peak days.

2. Book early.

Haven't booked your holiday travel yet? It's time to stop waiting and start booking. Fares are only rising as Thanksgiving approaches, so those who hold out in hopes of a late-breaking sale are likely to get left out in the cold or pay a very steep price for their procrastination. The same goes for the Christmas holiday; book sooner rather than later, particularly if you require very specific travel dates or times. With the current state of the airline industry, it is never too early to book your holiday travel flights. Be prepared to be flexible with dates and flight times.

3.Research the destination

Taking a holiday package is convenient, but might be costlier in some cases. Instead, if you have time and are ready for some research, building your own trip can be both fun and frugal. Even if you are availing of a tour package, knowing about the place you are travelling to is a must, especially, when you are in a foreign land and don't have a travel agent at your service.

4.Manage your money

If you were lucky to snap a good deal on the holiday package, you can be sure that most of your trip expenses are now fixed and settled and you won't be bankrupt when back from the jaunt. However, there are 'additional' expenses which form the exclusions list and still pose a threat to burn a hole in your pocket, that is, unless you plan your tour wisely.

5. Plot connections carefully.

When booking flights, check your search results carefully for sufficient time during layovers, and build in some time for flight delays and weather woes. Particularly during the winter months, peak travel times often bring peak travel delays, and your connection is more likely to be jeopardized. Avoiding really tight connections may save you a sprint through the terminal or a missed flight.

Also, it is best if you can muscle your flight path into position so that connections are in places less likely to experience delays -- specifically, airports in warmer climates.

6. Leave early.

During peak travel times, much of the trouble you'll face lies on this side of the security check-in, from traffic jams and full parking lots to absent shuttles and long lines. Rather than striving to "arrive at the airport early," you may want to try to "leave for the airport early" to anticipate all the peripheral delays you may encounter.

7.  Pack wisely.

In the past, you may have been able to fit everything into your carry-on without having to check any baggage -- a strategy we still recommend. However, the TSA rules about liquids and gels make this a trickier proposition. For the record, you may bring liquids and gels in 3.4-ounce or smaller containers, packed within a single, quart-size, zip-top, clear plastic bag. You're also allowed to bring any liquids (such as coffee or water) or gels purchased after you go through a security checkpoint onto your plane with you. If you want to bring more than the 3.4-ounce amount, you'll have to pack the items in your checked luggage.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Simple Gardening Tips and Tricks for your dream home

Its always a nice feeling to have a garden in your dream home. Here are some of the tips for effective and beautified gardening:

1.To prevent accumulating dirt under your fingernails while you work in the garden, draw your fingernails across a bar of soap and you'll effectively seal the undersides of your nails so dirt can't collect beneath them. Then, after you've finished in the garden, use a nailbrush to remove the soap and your nails will be sparkling clean.

2. To prevent the line on your string trimmer from jamming or breaking, treat with a spray vegetable oil before installing it in the trimmer.

3. Turn a long-handled tool into a measuring stick! Lay a long-handled garden tool on the ground, and next to it place a tape measure. Using a permanent marker, write inch and foot marks on the handle. When you need to space plants a certain distance apart (from just an inch to several feet) you'll already have a measuring device in your hand.

4. To have garden twine handy when you need it, just stick a ball of twine in a small clay pot, pull the end of the twine through the drainage hole, and set the pot upside down in the garden. Do that, and you'll never go looking for twine again.

5. Little clay pots make great cloches for protecting young plants from sudden, overnight frosts and freezes.

6. To turn a clay pot into a hose guide, just stab a roughly one-foot length of steel reinforcing bar into the ground at the corner of a bed and slip two clay pots over it: one facing down, the other facing up. The guides will prevent damage to your plants as you drag the hose along the bed.

7. Got aphids? You can control them with a strong blast of water from the hose or with insecticidal soap. But here's another suggestion, one that's a lot more fun; get some tape! Wrap a wide strip of tape around your hand, sticky side out, and pat the leaves of plants infested with aphids. Concentrate on the undersides of leaves, because that's where the little buggers like to hide.

8. The next time you boil or steam vegetables, don't pour the water down the drain, use it to water potted patio plants, and you'll be amazed at how the plants respond to the "vegetable soup."

9. Use leftover tea and coffee grounds to acidify the soil of acid-loving plants such as azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias, gardenias and even blueberries. A light sprinkling of about one-quarter of an inch applied once a month will keep the pH of the soil on the acidic side.

10. Use chamomile tea to control damping-off fungus, which often attacks young seedlings quite suddenly. Just add a spot of tea to the soil around the base of seedlings once a week or use it as a foliar spray.
Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Tips in Choosing Furniture for your dream home

As we all know, choosing the right furniture is more than falling in love with its initial beauty. The style and construction of the furniture has to last many years, so considering the distinct details and quality of construction of a particular piece is a good way to help seal the deal and a little pro guidance never hurts.

Please see the below points which also determines how to choose the right furniture for your dream homes:

1. Size and Capacity

We need to measure the available space on the bedroom for the entire furniture. Our bedroom also needs movement space so let us calculate it too. If the bedroom is for two persons, we will need bigger capacity furniture as well.

2. Material and Quality

Do you want it to be wood or stainless? Bedroom furniture is available on many options and you should choose one option. Consider on quality and endurance, as well as who will use it, adult or kids, when you choose the material.

3. Design

Design for kids and for teenagers will be different. Adult and elders will need different design as well. Adjust the design to the person who will use it, and consider your house and interior style as well will be nice.

4. Needed Items

You will need bed and dresser. However, bedroom may get a couch and writing table as well. See what you need first then you can add some more additional items if the space is available. Make priorities when you shop.

5. Price and Color

Set budget on your purchasing. If not, we will end up buying all the things we may not need right now. Do not forget to adjust the color as well. Natural finish tends to be safer and cost effective.

6. Give your furniture some breathing room.

Resist overcrowding a room. Gracious living means space to maneuver with ease.

7. Finish: If your piece of furniture has any exposed wood, the stain or finish color is an important point to consider. Many pieces can be altered dramatically by the color of the finish. You can easily take a chair from traditional to contemporary by changing a cherry stain to a black paint. Likewise, a mahogany piece painted white will instantly appear more feminine.

8. Fabric: Lighter colored fabrics can be appropriate for a formal living room, foyer, or bedroom. However, if this is a piece of furniture that will be used frequently, it is suggested to choose a slightly darker fabric.

9. The Unexpected: Look for furniture that has an element of the unexpected or has some personality. The overall shape of the piece could be a little unconventional, or maybe there’s some interesting tufting, or nail head detail
Friday, 15 August 2014

World Apartments in Cochin - A life in the lap of nature!

World Apartments in Cochin - A life in the lap of nature!

Nest Infratech has its pride in introducing the World Apartments in Cochin. It has all the salient features to match your desire and taste and thus, it can be truly referred as a life in the lap of nature.

Positioned close to the eternally beautiful Periyar, we have a range of premium/apartments/flats in Aluva, located in the lap of nature, with lush greenery and serene ambience all around. This venture of ours promises to provide you with unparalleled, peace, comfort, and relaxation, far from the maddening crowd and hustle and bustle of city life.

Please browse through our specifications:

Earthquake resistant RCC framed structure / shear wall with proper foundation as designed by structural consultant. Solid concrete walls with mivan / equivalent shuttering.

vitrified tiles for living, dining and kitchen, Wooden laminate flooring for bed rooms except balconies, work area and toilets. Ceramic tiles for balconies, work area and toilets with wall tile up to 7 feet height.

Granite counter top. 2 feet height wall tiles with dado above counter top. Single bowl sink with drain board. Provision for exhaust and washing machine points.

Imported/Indian elegant hard core entrance door. Skin moulded doors for bed rooms and toilets. UPVC windows / door cum windows with glass.

Internal wall and ceiling – paint with emulsion or equivalent paint, with putty finish for entire Villa. External walls weather-shield or equivalent.

KSEB connection as per the rules and regulations of KSEB. Concealed conduit wiring with copper conductor from Finolex / equivalent. Adequate light and fan points. Anchor / Crabtree switches / equivalent. AC point in master bedroom, provision for AC point in other bedrooms / Drawing cum Dining room. Provision for exhaust fan, geyser for all bathrooms. Provision for TV and telephone points in living and all bedrooms.

Imported/Indian (Hindware / Parryware / CERA / equivalent / sanitary fixtures). Concealed piping and premium quality CP fittings - Imported /Indian (Crabtree tap fittings/ Jaguar/ equivalent). Hot and cold water taps with shower in all toilets.

Provision for Cable T.V. connection for living room and all bedrooms.

Provision for telephone line in living room and all bedrooms.

Borewell and KWA water will be provided.

As per Government safety norms.

24 hours Generator backup for common facilities such as common lights, water pumps etc. with automatic change over.

The innovativeness of Nest Infratech presents - The World. As the name intends, The World, envisioned for the first time in India will literally have a World within it. This novel township comprises of architectural styles that includes Contemporary as well as Traditional Nalukettu Villas and Luxurious Apartments, ranging from 29 lakhs, The World sprawls over an area of 25 acres in the ever bracing surroundings of Alwaye.

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Protect your dream home this Monsoon

Here's the Monsoon season. Your home needs the equal protection as you are getting.

After the harsh summers comes the soothing monsoon with some much needed respite. We all love getting drenched and feeling the cool breeze on our skin.

With all that fun, rains are also the time when most homes will have family members falling sick. Children and adults alike fall victims to the various flus and viruses that abound in the air.

The humidity during the rainy months is also the time when various fungal infections are at its peak. Bacteria and all kinds of germs breed best in humid conditions. Hence this is the time when we are mostly affected by various fungal infections and allergies.

Following are 10 steps that can safeguard your home from Monsoon:

MOISTURE CONTROL – Keep basements, crawl spaces, and garages dry and free of conditions that support mold and wood fungi growth by controlling roof drainage.

FOUNDATION PROTECTION – Limit the movement of active zone soils underneath the foundation by reducing the amount of water that enters at the foundation wall.

PROTECT BACK-FILL – Top soil around the foundation is the weakest link in foundation moisture control. Preventing topsoil erosion can help prevent future structural damage.

SHIELD WINDOWS AND DOORS – Most durability issues arise from bulk water intrusion through windows and doors. Roof drainage will direct water away from sensitive areas.

PROTECT PLANTS AND SHRUBS – Standing water in flower beds around the home can permit harmful plant fungi to develop as well as attract ants, roaches, and termites.

PROTECT FASCIA – Water migration may cause rotting and insects that can be costly to repair. Quickly moving water away from rafter and roof joints is essential to a home’s long term durability.

INCREASE ROOF OVERHANG – Rain gutters can add up to 6” of protective roof overhang, providing additional shielding of windows and doors, improving drying times and moisture levels.

PREVENT SPLASH BACK – Rain gutters keep siding and masonry looking new by preventing splash back of dirt, grass, and minerals that stain the exterior and can be difficult to remove over time.

DECORATIVE DETAIL – Rain gutters are not just functional but can accentuate the architecture of any home. Senox products are available in various styles, colors, and metals.

RAINWATER COLLECTION – Collecting rainwater is the simplest way to water your lawn, plants, and foundation all the while contributing to water conservation goals.

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