Archive for October, 2012

Closet design options for a modern house

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Closet design tips, home careAlmost everyone is concerned about the design and size of the closet because no amount of closet space seems to be enough. However, if you design your closet in the right way then the chances of being crammed for space reduces manifold. Designing your closet in keeping with the d├ęcor of your modern home is a good idea.

If you have a modern, wide bedroom, you should opt for a walk-in closet. A walk-in closet gives you the chance to organize all your stuffs in a proper way. You can keep your shoes on the lower shelve and bags on the upper shelve. With walk-in closets, space is not a problem at all. It will be great if you design an island in your walk-in closet. The island can be used to keep smaller pieces of clothing and accessories. If you have a small bedroom, you can opt for a closet carousel. To save space, having a closet with sliding doors is a good idea.

How to pick the right comforter for your bed

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

comforter, bedroomThere are a few things that you need to consider when you are trying to pick the right bed comforter. You have to make sure that you choose the right comforter that would do justice to the mood that you are looking for. If you are looking for something relaxing, you should go for the light colors.

You should go with the warm colors in order to get a vibrant and a sexy feeling. You should go with yellow and gold if you ate looking for a sophisticated and an elegant look for the bedroom. Contrast of colors will play an important role in getting a good look for the bed. Make sure you go for the right material and qualitative bedroom furniture. It is important that the material is soft and comfortable so that apart from getting a good visual appeal, the comforter does what it is supposed to. These are some of the things that you need to consider.

Bathroom Shower Curtains- How You Can Go Wrong

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Bathroom Shower Curtains, bathroomWhen you buy shower curtains, you must consider several factors. There are a few things which might go wrong regarding shower curtains. First of all, you should decide upon the kind of material you want. The material should be able to resist water otherwise the curtains might lose their quality and might get damaged faster than they are supposed to. Considering the amount of privacy you want, choose the transparency of the curtains.

Many people make the mistake of choosing smaller or larger curtains which either have to be adjusted somehow or cut to fit the bathroom area. This problem happens mostly when people buy shower curtains online. So, measure the area where you plan to put your curtains and look for curtains of that very size. You should always select material like laminated cloth or plastic when you choose shower curtains.

How to baby proof your apartment while staying with a toddler

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

baby proof apartment, home improvement  It is very important to make your apartment safe for your toddlers. The most important thing to do in this regard is making sure that the smoke alarms and the fire extinguishers are working properly. It is important that you get your alarms checked at least every six months. You may also consult with your friends who have toddlers in order to know which are the areas that need to be taken care of.

Make sure there are no low railings in the windows or the balcony. If you have sliding windows make sure that they are grilled. Keep the sharp objects away from the reach of the babies. The, it is also very important that the switches and the plug points are installed high on the walls so that the babies cannot reach them. Make sure the baby cannot go into the kitchen area. Try to keep the bathroom floors dry all the time.