Senin, 18 Agustus 2014

Home Planning from Scratch

Home Planning from Scratch
Buying a ready to use home is practical. But you will loss the chance to set things based on your precise demand. There will be compromise that you need to take and that is not always easy to accept.
If you decide for building from scratch, planning will be all that you need. It will let you to make reasonable limit between your perfect dream and the budget that you have. You can start it by deciding the floors. Single floor home structure usually is quite simple.  It is quite common to learn that this type of home will cost you less with less time to complete. Meanwhile, you need more money and time when you want to have two or more floors for your home. The structural calculation will be an important point. Any weak structure will have high risk for crumbling.

It is also important to think more about the material that you will use. It does not mean that brick based building is always stronger and durable compared with the wooden based structure. Any miscalculation will make the structure suffering from sudden or any accumulative damage quicker. The amount of the structure weight support will be the other thing to consider when you putting things in different floors setup. 

Kamis, 14 Agustus 2014

Home Flooring Adjustment for Different Family Need

Home Flooring Adjustment for Different Family Need
Having the first home for the family is a great experience. It will let you to have less frequent moving that can be costly and exhausting. The thing is not every family who move to the new home really get the best possible experience.
To make your home at better rate, you can start the adjustment on the flooring. There are different types of family home flooring that you can choose. For family with younger children, it is important to choose the flooring that easy to clean. The ceramic tile is the common recommendation that you may have. But it is worth to note that the smooth surface may turn into slippery surface when the children running around with wet feet. For this reason, applying doormat for the area with wet feature is important. If you have big dog around, you will realize that the wooden based flooring may not last long thanks to the extra scratch. You can minimize the damage by applying carpet flooring to the area where the dog mostly has around the house.

It is always important to discuss with your family. It will help you to inform the children about the do and don’t once new flooring installed. At the same time, you can also ask your family opinion about the flooring design detail to make sure that the pattern or color play really pleases everyone. 

Simple Things to Keep Your Home in Great Shape

Simple Things to Keep Your Home in Great Shape
Your home is your future investment. For this reason, it is important to maintain the house accordingly. Before you jump into various products from the TV commercial, it will be best to learn which maintenance attempt that you can do on your own.
There are numbers of simple home maintenances that you can do on your own. Sweeping and mop the floor will be the basic that you can do. You can do it daily or once in two days. Those with carpet flooring need to do the carpet cleaning at least once a month. For any unexpected dirt and stain, it will be best to clean it as soon as possible. Checking on the plumbing system can be done visually. If you have seen any leakage on the faucet, replacing the faucet with the same model and specs will be enough. Certain loose roof-tile is quite visible when you have a look at your home from the outside. You need only to put back together the loose part carefully.

No matter how simple maintenance will be, you need to make sure that you can really do it. If you never do the job, asking the professional to do it for you is a better way. You can watch the professional do the job and make the next maintenance attempt on your own.