Mistakes To Avoid While Designing The Bathroom

Mistakes To Avoid While Designing The Bathroom

We are not professional interior designers to know what is right or wrong for our bathroom design. Thus, we are bound to make mistakes. Often when you tweak your bathroom a bit, you are bound to make mistakes. These errors can be fixed and the interiors can look more fabulous and functional than before.

These are some common bathroom design mistakes that we see often. You can take some simple steps to correct them. Continue reading “Mistakes To Avoid While Designing The Bathroom”

Emerging Trends In Sustainable Construction

Emerging Trends In Sustainable Construction

As we see many constructions coming up and urbanization is on the rise, contractors/ construction companies need to figure out ways to reduce the detrimental effects on the environment.

Construction output is set to growth by 85% by 2030 according to a study published by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics. Construction industry will produce a revenue of $15.5 trillion. (report link: https://www.ice.org.uk/ICEDevelopmentWebPortal/media/Documents/News/ICE%20News/Global-Construction-press-release.pdf )  Continue reading “Emerging Trends In Sustainable Construction”

Mega Trends Transforming The Construction Industry

Mega Trends Transforming The Construction Industry

We are witnessing a major transformation in the construction industry. Being a part of this industry, we cannot ignore and turn a Nelson’s eye to these developments. May it be building materials or the construction process, each aspect of construction is witnessing a change. We have to adapt to these trends and make the most of them. Now, along with technological advancements there is a focus on sustainability as well. Continue reading “Mega Trends Transforming The Construction Industry”

Solar Panels for Your Home

Solar Panels for Your Home

Construction companies and customers are getting increasingly aware of the environmental impact of the construction process and methods. They have been cautious about using methods that are environmentally friendly. We have extensively spoken about sustainable construction materials in some of your blog posts. Today, we look at solar power and how solar panels can be used for your home. Continue reading “Solar Panels for Your Home”

Happy Women’s Day: Women Friendly Design Ideas

Happy Women’s Day Women Friendly Design Ideas

Women participate in the decision of purchasing a new home but, most of the times homes are designed and built for men. Builders should gradually consider to design women-friendly homes. Women directly purchase homes these days or influences the buying of a new home.

Yet most architects, engineers and homebuilders are men. It is true that more and more home buyers are single females so it is time that home builders try to build and design homes for women. Today, homes are generally built with a male perspective. But, now women’s perspective has to be considered with new solutions for innovative and functional living spaces.

Storage is a quite a challenge so pantries are getting larger and even walking closets are getting larger. Bedroom need not be large anymore because, storage is removed. Aesthetics are extremely important to attract women buyers or influencers. The house has to look attractive from the exterior before looking inside.

Tweak your plan to accommodate a few of these extras to suit women.

  • Big bath tub:

Most women don’t use a bathtub attached to the bedroom. Infact, it tiers them to keep dusting the tub and they feel guilty about all the water that it take to fill the tub. Thus, it only makes sense for the tub to be not there or be placed elsewhere. There is no preference for a big bath tub rather for over sized showers. This is especially for bigger homes and people who live in row houses or bunglows.

  • Spacious pantry:

Storage space in kitchen is essential but kitchens are being projected as entertaining spaces too. Work-in pantry should have enough storage space along with space for food preparation. It should typically have a sink and a dishwasher.

  • Space to dry clothes:

There should be enough space to dry clothes in the house and should not come in the way of other rooms. Now a days the rooms are smaller and homes are getting compact. So, in such homes its best to have space for important activities. One such work is to dry clothes. If the home design gives enough space for it, women would love it.

Also, it would be convenient to grab clothes straight out of the dryer and dry them just a few steps away.

  • Place for pets:

Women love pets so there should be enough space to accommodate pets. While planning a new home it is good to address the needs of the pet- kennels for feeding, washing, etc. This makes the home more liveable and enjoyable. There should be place for washing and storage space for the pet. 

  • Small place for office work:

Quite often women bring work at home and need their space to complete it. In the midst of the family its impossible to concentrate. So, there should be a private space with amenities to get her work done efficiently.

These are some ways in which you can design a home to suit and appeal women buyers or decision makers.

Different Types Of Wood Finishes

Different Types Of Wood Finishes

Woodend surfaces can last long when they are painted or decorated- they also look natural. There are many types of finishes that are easy to use and durable as well.

Wood finishes transform wood that looks plain and lifeless into a vibrant object with decorative features. You need to choose a finish as per the type of wood, color and durability. Wood finishes that soak into the grain cannot be removed easily. Hence be careful while you choose the finish. Continue reading “Different Types Of Wood Finishes”

Methods To Apply Finish

Methods To Apply Finish

The finish is extremely vital for the wood to look attractive and strong. You might have finished doing some furniture but the final look cannot be achieved unless you’ve applied the finish.

Wood finishes can be difficult to choose and it might look like a daunting task. It’s not easy to put a good finish, unless you are aware of what you are working with and how to apply the finish.

Let us first understand why we need to apply the finish? Continue reading “Methods To Apply Finish”

FAQ About Home Planning Process

FAQ About Home Planning Process

When you decide to build a home there are so many questions that you have in mind. You are going to be spending a considerable amount of time, money and other resources when you plan to build a new home. It is a big responsibility and investment. It is inevitable that you fully understand a few things before you take such a bold step.

Here are some FAQs about the home planning process: Continue reading “FAQ About Home Planning Process”

Advantages & Disadvantages Of Reinforced Concrete

Advantages & Disadvantages Of Reinforced Concrete

Cement is the most important building material used during construction. Plain cement concrete is obtained by mixing cement, water, sand, and gravel in definite proportions.  These ingredients are mixed, and a plastic mass is poured into desired molds of different shapes called forms. This plastic mass hardens on setting to get plain cement concrete. The mixture hardens due to the chemical reaction between cement and water. Continue reading “Advantages & Disadvantages Of Reinforced Concrete”