It is startling how many chemicals exist in our homes. Even if you don’t feel the negative effects, it’s not healthy to regularly inhale such substances in an enclosed space. Everyone should consider detoxifying their indoor environment.
Holidays are not the time for procrastination, particularly if you are planning to have guests stay with you. Giving your home a top-to-bottom cleaning is not fun, so this might be a prime reason for procrastination. Don’t do it. You want to be ready for your guests when they arrive and being prepared with a clean, organized house in advance will give you more time for that last-minute shopping.
The Scandinavians have long treasured a calming simplicity in their homes and have much to show the rest of the world regarding how to achieve this look of peace and charm in home décor. The Danes refer to this as hygge, pronounced hoo-ga.
Moving to a new residence ranks high on the stress meter, right up there with facing a root canal. There are things you can do, however, to help cope with the stress while ensuring your new home is livable, and attractive.
Retired persons or those planning for retirement who are looking for a new home need to take different home features into consideration more than their younger counterparts. For home seekers in Georgia and South Carolina, or those lucky people looking to move to that area, Landmark 24 Homes has many floorplans and home styles that will appeal to the older homebuyer. These homes are also a smart option for younger people planning to make their new home a forever home.
Landscaping for a new home is a challenge. It also provides a wonderful opportunity to be creative and design your outdoor space to suit you and your lifestyle. Whether you plan to do all the work yourself or hire a professional, you must draw up a landscape design. Start with asking yourself questions about what you like, how you live, how much are you willing to spend and whether a high- or low-maintenance landscape is right for you.
A home’s entryway is much like a resume – they both provide first impressions. Everyone wants that first impression to put them in the best possible light. It makes no difference how large or small your foyer may be or if the home has a foyer. There are design tips to shed a positive light in any entryway.
Interior decorating with natural elements has always been in style. People find peace and tranquility in nature whether indoors or outdoors. Bringing natural light into the home with window placement, window treatments and skylights are just a few ways to bring nature inside.