Category

Tips

Category

Reading Time: 6 minutes Whether you are building a new home or making changes to an existing one, there is hardly any home decor challenge quiet so concerning as choosing the right flooring for your home. Changing your furnishings, painting the walls or adding accessories is relatively easy but installing or replacing the entire floor is not only difficult but also a big commitment. There are plenty of varieties and a lot of things to consider when weighing your options regarding flooring types for your home. You cannot just pick any at random and expect it to work on any surface. It is important that you pick the ones that match your decor and style as well as suit your budget and needs. Since each one has advantages and disadvantages of their own, a type that is ideal for one kind of space can be a bad idea for another. This is why it…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you embrace the freezing weather or shun it, winter is here. Notwithstanding the fact that winter is the season of relief from the scorching summer heat, winters are increasingly harsh for your home. If you want to avoid various costly repairs, make sure that your entire home fittings are ready for the season. But it isn’t always easy to know what you can do to help prepare and protect your property from the cold. Here is some winter maintenance checklist to ensure your home is ready for the season. Weatherproof the doors and windows of your house It is important to check your windows and doors for gaps and areas that may cause a draft. Using caulk or weatherstripping to seal them up can help. Consider replacing the windows or doors if the problem is severe enough. It is highly necessary to keep your doors and windows in shape…

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the name suggests, a living room is where you spend the major portion of your time at home. This is where you relax, entertain, have coffee in the morning, and so on. In other words, your living room is an integral part of your home which needs to be organized properly. Now if you want to stylize your living space, there are a lot of ways you can do that. But with a pinched budget, it might get a little tricky. With thoughtful planning and thinking, you can actually decorate your living room without hurting your wallet, all the while keeping it beautifully tidy. Here are some affordable decoration ideas and tweaks for your living room that you can apply without having to spend more than BDT 5000. Making Changes Before adding anything to your precious living space, take a step back and observe the room. See if rearranging…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The word ‘bug’ or ‘insect’ has a bad connotation to it. The reason why they evoke such aversion lies in their horrible acts of destruction and filthiness. These unwelcome guests are inevitable and we are helpless about it. The infestation of insects has been troubling us for centuries now. Be it winter or summer, insects will always be there to ravage your home. If not handled properly, they can slowly invade your entire house by creating a base starting from one of the most insect prone areas, the kitchen.  Here we have put together a list of natural remedies that you can use to repel bugs and keep your kitchen bug-free. Natural Remedies To Keep Your Kitchen Bug-free The kitchen is an integral part of your house that needs to be maintained properly for good hygiene upkeep. There are plenty of insect repellents out there but considering you are applying…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Moving to a new city for studying can be a challenge because not only do you have to adapt to the new situation, you also have to maintain your curriculum while adjusting to the unfamiliar environment. But the biggest challenge can be maintaining a healthy lifestyle. So, how do you manage all this while maintaining a balanced lifestyle? Let me tell you a secret, start with decorating your living space. As a student, the chances are,  you are either living in a dorm or sharing a space with a roommate or two. No matter whichever it is, in most cases, the living space won’t be much roomy. So to make the place tidier, room management is the real key. Decorating a compact space is challenging, especially when you are sleeping, studying, entertaining, and relaxing in the same space.  Decorating ideas pertaining to a dorm room or a similar space used…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Starting a journey with someone is always an adventure. And one of life’s biggest adventures takes place when two people get married, move in, and start their lives together. Like all journeys, the journey of marriage needs items to help them along the way; which comes in the form of furniture. The furniture in a newlywed’s home helps them start on the right foot by making the beginning smoother and more intimate. Since we are on the verge of the ‘Wedding Season’ in Bangladesh, let’s take a look at some essential furniture in a newlywed’s home. A Large Wardrobe for Two People Even at the risk of sounding stereotypical, I would like to stay that this particular piece of furniture will probably be for the wife than it is for the husband. In fairness, there are plenty of people, regardless of gender, who are passionate about their clothes and have…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Fondness over aged things is not uncommon. Some say it’s classy, some just like the look of it, and then there are those who actually love to collect vintage stuff. If you are someone who just loves aged or old stuff, odds are you also love aged furniture too. As an ardent lover of vintage objects, while you can always buy old furniture from flea markets, garage sales or from an online store, you might also want to know if there is a way you can give your furniture an aged look. That said, there are multiple ways to transform your furniture into a finely aged item. But depending on the look that you are going for, the technique may vary. For example, if you are a ‘shabby chic’ kinda person, you may like a weathered look on your furniture. Luckily there is a technique to transform your furniture in…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Living in Dhaka City is not easy on the wallet. More than half the population lives in rental apartments. One needs to contribute a major portion of their income for rent. Most people can only ever dream of having a house of their own. Thus, in a place where rent is the norm, strong tenancy rights, landlord laws, its efficient uptake and the responsibilities of landlords becomes necessary for smooth operations of the city’s housing situation.   The landlord vs. tenant dispute is a widespread phenomenon even though there are laws to serve as a blueprint for basic interactions. Despite the laws and acts, there are some primary duties that every landlord or homeowner should perform or follow. Sometimes it seems like there are no rules in this regard since there is no regulatory body for monitoring the impulsive activities of so many landlords. Do’s – The Responsibilities of Landlords…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Finding an office space that you really like can be quite difficult. And even if you are finally able to find one, you need to consider its location. After all, having an office near your home has many benefits. What’s better than having an office near your home? Having it in your home! There is also another type of businesses that can benefit a lot from a home office, startups. Because of limited funds, a home office can be the perfect place to work while your business grows. For this and many other reasons, many choose to set up an office in their home. And if you have a home office, you need to decorate it. That is why we are here today with some functional and wonderful tips on home office design. Utilize All the Spaces Many times, a ‘home office’ is usually a corner or sector of your…

Reading Time: 5 minutes Buying a house is tiring and exceptionally difficult. Selling your own house is just as difficult. So many concerns and thoughts enter the mind when you decide to sell your place. And if you don’t prepare properly, you’ll start to think to yourself ‘Should I really sell the place?’ these thoughts of doubt take up time as good buyers slip out of your grasp. So let’s take a look at some of the things to consider before selling your house. Is the price you set correct? As the owner … you really have to be the one to set the price… It’s very important to know the lower limit of your price before entering the market to avoid multiple issues between seller and buyer. The owner will never want to sell at an extremely low price while the buyer will always think the price for the house is too high.…