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Reading Time: 3 minutes Innovation is an inevitable concept and we are living in an era where it has marked its presence almost everywhere, even in the homes we live in. Generation after generation, human lifestyle has changed. The types of homes in which we have resided have evolved and so have interior styles. Currently, everyone is leaning more towards functional and open layout homes and shares a high interest in modern style interior decor. Out of several aspects which fall under the categories of a modern home, having unique partition styles is one. In today’s blog we are going to emphasize on this particular dimension and show how you can incorporate any of the mentioned partition styles discussed below. Room Partition and Its Significance   A partition is an object which is primarily used with the aim of separating a room into segments. This concept of room partition is not entirely new, but the…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The dangers of short circuits are way too great to ignore. It can cause a lot of damages to you and your property including fire hazards, explosions, equipment damage, electric shocks, burn, injuries, and even fatalities. In an estimation, electric short circuits accounted for 6.3% of all residential fire hazard occurred in the US between 2014 to 2016 alone. The number increased to 23% in 2020. An electric short circuit is no joke and considering the probable distractions and damages it is capable of, this should not be neglected. But to properly prevent a short circuit, it is important to know why it happens in the first place. Here in this blog, we will discuss everything about short circuits and some effective ways to prevent short circuits Short circuit In the simplest term, a short circuit is a problem in an electrical circuit. It occurs when two or more wires…

Reading Time: 5 minutes The cold breeze of winter sweeps through Bangladesh from December to February. Though some people absolutely love this time of the year as they get to engage in fun stuff like traveling and sports, however the situation also appears to be stressful for others who get chilled to the bone, for instance your pets. You can cover yourself by putting a sweater on or wrap yourself around a blanket, but can your pets do that for themselves? That animal is completely unaware of these things. So how can you care your pets during winter? This article is here to answer all such queries and guide you through the necessary steps of making a secure and comfortable arrangement for your pets inside your home during the winter season.  Effective tips on how you can care your pets during winter You need to ensure that your pets do not suffer during winter.…

Reading Time: 4 minutes When it comes to the home interior, making it lighter and brighter can be challenging. Now you may think keeping the doors and windows open can make the house brighter, what is so tricky about it? You see, there are certain driving factors other than controlling the daylight entering your house. Starting from the ceiling of the house, there are several aspects that can change the vibe of a house and should be taken into consideration. Let’s find out the ways to make your house brighter. Artwork Art pieces can create a certain type of appeal. That is why artworks are common to be found in the homes of those who love art. Along with making the house feel more vibrant and lively, it also gives them the ability to express themselves in a certain way. So if your house is a little dark, choosing bright color artworks or any…

Reading Time: 3 minutes A concrete structure is prone to many things. If a concrete structure is left exposed to water and unprotected for a long period of time, it can cause the concrete to deteriorate. This happens because of increased humidity and pH level, the creation of space between cement grains, and increased microbial growth. But water is not the only thing that is capable of such devastation. Salt can also damage a concrete structure in many ways and is partially responsible for the water damage. Salt is a natural mineral which means it can appear everywhere including sand and aggregates. This happens mostly when you’re constructing in a seaside setting. It occurs as white lines or powder crystals on the top of the cured concrete. Thankfully there are ways to prevent salt damage to a concrete structure, but first, you have to know how it damages concrete. How salt damages concrete Simply…

Reading Time: 4 minutes Carrying out inspections on older buildings needs detailed planning and careful effort. Without a thorough understanding and implementation of some fundamental steps, maintaining an older building is almost impossible. Maintaining is not about reacting to problems, it’s about preventing them from happening. Whether you are dealing with an older multistorey building or a single storey one that you inherited from your parents, maintenance must be backed by a solid inspection routine. But first, you need to know what to look for and where to look, and then you need to know how to carry out an inspection and maintain it. To that end, we have curated an excellent list of old building maintenance tips for you to follow. Walls The walls of an older building are prone to various types of damages. That is to say, constant exposure to water can affect the integrity of the wall as well as…

Reading Time: 3 minutes When it comes to storing raw construction materials such as cement, sand, rebar, brick, stone, aggregates, and tiles, each has to be stored in a certain way, otherwise, these can become damaged. That is why a little bit of know-how is essential, especially for those who don’t want to hand their property over to developers or want to have the entire construction process under their supervision. Keeping that in mind we have compiled a guideline discussing the best ways to store common construction materials. Rebar This is one of the most important and commonly used materials in construction. Thousands of tons of rebar are used to construct each building. However, since it takes a lot of time to build a building, raw materials including rebar are often brought to the construction site even before the construction begins. That is why it is important to store it properly. To do that,…

Reading Time: 7 minutes It’s rare to find people who didn’t use gardening as the theme to write their “My Hobby” essays in school. It is difficult to say whether our love for this simple-green creature called a plant growing out of a mere hobby or while writing paragraphs about it. However, in a busy mechanical city like Dhaka, there is no opportunity to think of gardening on a large scale, but there is an opportunity to make a small green space inside the house. And that’s where we start talking about and taking care of indoor plants. This city is built with wall-to-wall residential and commercial buildings. So, it is a fantasy to expect a lot of air and light in the house. Ordinary plants cannot survive in such shaded houses. However, there are some plants that can survive indoors even in low light. And that is why by impressing the rest of…

Reading Time: 4 minutes The bedroom is an oasis of peace and comfort amid the restless lives we live. This is where you become the truest version of yourself. However, it can all pass in vain if the bedroom is not organized properly. There are some misconceptions about interior design or decoration in general that it costs a lot of money to decorate a room. Which is not actually the case. In fact, you can decorate your bedroom by spending only a few thousand taka. And today we will discuss bedroom decor ideas with a budget of BDT 5000 and what you can do with it. Lighting Lighting can change the entire vibe of a room. From adding drama to affecting our moods, lighting can directly affect the idea of how you perceive any space, in this case, your bedroom. It gives character to your room and without it, things can feel gloomy even…

Reading Time: 4 minutes My grandmother used to collect everything she thought was useful and always kept saying those things are for later use. She never let others throw anything away. But a lot of those things were left unused. Even to this day, we still have piles of items in our house, most of which are not usable. This is a phenomena called hoarding; which is widely regarded as a problem owing to its adverse effects on our lives. If not managed, hoarding can give rise to many issues. Today we will dig deeper into the topic and discuss why do people hoard, the negative impacts and effective measures to manage hoarded items. Why do people hoard? First off, this is not an uncommon trait. In fact, anywhere from 2% to 6% of adults have hoarding issues, as reported in an article on the Harvard Health Blog. There are many reasons as to…