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In this day of modern living, we are constantly coming up with new designs and ideas to make our living spaces look better. The design of your home can dictate your lifestyle. Unfortunately, the only thing that is stopping you from having your dream house is your imagination and budget. However, you can still bring changes to your living space if you know the right elements to incorporate in your decor. Read below to know more about must-have home decor elements for your living space. Designing the entrance So many people often avoid taking the entrance part of a home seriously whereas this part will dictate how the inside of your home is going to look. Having a well designed entrance will impress anyone who visits your home. A simple shoe-wardrobe with a framed-mirror hanging over it and a flower vase on top can actually make a difference. Instead of…

Thinking about renting out your flat? Then reading this article is a ‘Must’ for you! Investing in residential property is now considered a great investment. As a result, the popularity of renting out property is growing in equal pace with property selling. However, making a property ready for tenants isn’t a walk in the park; it takes a lot of hard work. This is particularly true if you lived in that property yourself, and deciding to rent it out for the first time. As the owner, you need to ensure a few things before it is truly ready to host a tenant. So let’s take a look at some dos and don’ts before you rent out your property. Set the Right Rent When setting the rent, keep in mind that there are several things that you need to consider. Things like utilities, service charge, repair cost, and building facilities are…

Who doesn’t like cleanliness? Keeping our surroundings is as important as keeping ourselves clean. Nowadays, more or less everyone has a helping hand. However, it’s tough to clean your house every day since some difficult stains just doesn’t want to go away – which is why you need this a few special tips that might help. A lot of people like cleaning their houses by themselves. I am pretty sure we’ve all thought only if there was a faster way to remove those stains! If so, these home cleaning hacks are for you. Read below to know more. Pour down Vinegar in a plastic packet and hang with your shower head Put Vinegar in a poly bag and hang it on the top of your shower head. The next morning, all the stains will be gone. Sprinkle some vinegar on the basin or in the corner of your door and…

As far as we know, encroachment in our nation is a concerning issue for various reasons. Land-grabbing is already a common occurrence and has been going on for decades. Needless to say, there are a lot of unethical practices like scamming, corruption and the use of violence in the land-grabbing process. However, we still don’t talk about this major issue as much and maybe that’s why it still exists. Read below to understand what it means and how it can slow down a city’s overall development. What is encroachment and how can we deal with it? Encroachment basically refers to when one property owner trespasses and enters the property ground of a neighbor and builds or demolishes the neighbor’s property in order to build their own. For instance, crossing the property line and building a gate around the house or making a garden and taking up extra space from the…

Everyone is going green these days, for obvious reasons. Large companies and individuals are taking up green practices maybe because our planet needs this now more than ever. World environment day (or Eco Day) is a day dedicated for the betterment of our environment. In this day, let’s shed some light on this topic and celebrating World Environment Day. History The celebration of this day was initiated way back in 1972 by the UN. However, the first celebration took place in 1974 which shows environmental awareness goes back a couple of decades. Since then, it has successfully become the single largest celebration of the environment in the world. Right now, more than a hundred countries and many local communities celebrate this occasion. World Environment Day takes place on June 5, every year. However, it is not a public holiday; it is an awareness day which is celebrated to raise awareness…

Bangladesh has witnessed some of the worst industrial factory disasters in memory when the Tazreen Garments was engulfed in flames and when the Rana Plaza fell. This has harmed not just the people of the country but has severely damaged the reputation of our clothing industry to the outside world too. Then there were the fires in Puran Dhaka. In the span of just a few years, hundreds burned to death in two horrific fires. Many declared the narrow streets of Puran Dhaka and people’s lack of awareness as the reason behind such wide-spread fire. Maybe it’s true that the damage wouldn’t be so severe and more easily contained if the fire was in the relatively newer parts of Dhaka. However, the recent FR Tower fire in Banani, which is known as one of the more modern areas of Dhaka, has shown how wrong this belief is. Everyone now accepts…

If us Bangladeshis are known for something, it’s our hospitality. Unlike in Western countries, it’s common in our culture for houseguests to stay for quite a while visiting. While we are good at showing off our hospitality skills, it’s also true that entertaining houseguests can sometimes be a tedious task. So, to make sure your guests have a good time, below is a list of tips on how to entertain guests that will brush up your hospitality skills and make you a good host. Create a meal plan Personally, I think it makes everything easier if you know what kind of food your guests prefer. It’s also advised to ask your guests if they have any food restrictions and allergies. Some people like having their coffee Black, others with cream and sugar. Have a conversation beforehand so that you can appear extra hospitable! Having a general set of expectations will…

The month of Ramadan is coming to an end and Eid is knocking at the door. Everyone is either busy at home or at the office. Eid vacation will start in a few days. Who doesn’t want to make sure that everything is well placed? Time flies by when it’s Eid. You probably have come up with a plan for Eid decoration already. However, is Eid decoration only limited to interior decoration? Not at all! There are thousands of work but not enough time. Read below to know how you can take stress free preparation for the end of Ramadan. Clean your house Eid-ul-fitr means filling ourselves with purity and sacredness. It’s our duty to spread the sacredness within our surroundings as well. The first step is to clean the house. To celebrate such a holy occasion like Eid, your house should be clean as well. Let’s start with wiping…

Offices and homes need various kinds of lighting. Traditional lights went out of use a long time ago. Even if it is a simple lamp, the design along with it should speak of newness. Nowadays, some people tend to match their lights with the theme of their interior decor. Matching your lamps with the color of your wall is likely to make your living space appear more pleasant. Despite the efficiency of White lights, warm shades have become very popular these days. Most offices and homes use warm lights but nowadays, people tend to switch it up with different sorts of lighting. Since Eid is right around the corner, who doesn’t need Eid decoration tips for this occasion? So, where can we buy our preferred choice of lights? Read below to know more about the light markets in Dhaka. New Market There is nothing you can think of that is…

As the month of Ramadan leaves us, Eid-ul-Fitr greets us at the door. Eid is associated with glitzy fervor, striking decorations and reuniting with our loved ones. We spend so much on ourselves when shopping but how about giving our homes a makeover? In this season of festivity, renew the look of your home with the list of Eid decoration ideas below. Curtains Pair up your living room with glamorous curtains this Eid! Nothing says festive more than bold, intricate patterns. However, it is important that you stay within a color scheme that matches with the rest of your interior. Think Golden, shades of Beige or even glossy Red. Along with upholsteries, replace your boring bed sheets with shiny, Gold embroidered bed sheets. Lights A few simple changes can transform the look and feel of your home. This Eid, show your home some extra care by getting new lights in…