Archive for August, 2013

Decorating your home with the feng shui concept

Friday, August 30th, 2013

feng shui home decorIf you are planning to decorate your house then following the feng shui for the purpose can be a wise decision. Feng shui is nothing but a home science followed mainly in the eastern part of the world. Now you are following the feng shui concept for home decoration doesn’t mean that your home will stuffed with statues of samurais, bamboos and gongs. Decorating your home heavily with a lot of stuffs is strictly prohibited according to feng shui. Feng shui believe in decorating your house in a plain and simple way rather than to decorate more. It is also comfortable to live in a house with little stuffs and furniture. According to people, home following feng shui concept in decoration has an extra energy. The energy in a feng shui home actually comes from the hues residing in the things around the room. It is also said that the positive energy in a feng shui home keeps away the negative energy thereby making it the perfect place for stay.

It is said the home should be kept free of clutter so that the positive energy in your home doesn’t get tangled up in the clutter and dies. Also it is said that you should include hues of color like yellow, purple and red in the interior decoration of home so that the positive energy is drawn in to your home with the guests who come in to your home. These colors are also considered to be a sign of good luck. It is advised to keep a large painting or artifact, containing traces of yellow, purple and red, on the wall facing the front door to attract positive energy in your home. You can also keep green plants in your home because the color green symbolizes peace and freshness.

Tips To Keep Your Bathroom Clean & Fresh

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

clean bathroom, bathroomYour bathroom is one of the most frequented chambers of your room everyday. A clean environment is the most needed in the washroom to ensure proper hygienic ambience and the needed fresh feel all through. Bathroom cleaning isn’t that tough- you just have to be little particular with certain steps. The article below lays down the needed tips on how to keep your bathroom clean & fresh.

General cleaning once a week

Make sure to clean up your washroom at least once in a week. Start off with vacuuming to get rid off the excess debris or dirt. You should not wet up the surface before the vacuum as it only result in a nasty muddy cake on your beautifully finished bathroom tiles. After you are done with vacuuming it’s time to clean up thoroughly with water. Make a solution with liquid dish-washer and warm water & mop all across the washroom floor with the solution. Get the latest microfiber mops that are easily passable to the hard-to-reach corners. Refill your bucket with another set of the soapy solution when it gets dingy & dark.

Stubborn dirt

When it comes to stubborn dirt on the bathroom floors, just a soapy water approach won’t work. You have to take to the stronger cleaning agents like muriatic acid or chlorine here. However, these chemical cleaners can get you side effects like skin allergies or irritations and hence always use gloves while working with them. Let the solution stay on the dirt marks for 2 hours or little more and then scrub the stains off. Rinse up the floor thoroughly.

Be careful with mildew

Bathroom presents a moist environ which in turn leads to mold & mildew inside the washroom. Thus, you have to follow a scrubbing routine once in 7 days- make a solution with water & bleach which would be applied on mildew. Let it rest for some hours and then scrub off with a good soft-bristled brush.