Category Archives: Home Improvement

5 features of the home of the future

 

We live in the age of science and engineering. The trait of the day is development and seeing newly created and innovative scenarios of our homes. And there are many imaginations and perceptions of people of today’s generation over how the homes of the future would be.

The homes of future will satisfy all the needs of people. They will have technology advancements which are lacked by houses at present, such as automated cleaning and maintaining systems for bathrooms, exteriors and interiors of the building.

Apart, from this they will be energy efficient. Thus, conserving electrical energy, this is in turn healthy for your health as well as your pocket.
These energy efficient appliances, that will match our demands as per technology advancement is concerned will start coming in market in around 5 years from now.

Other than these features, the home of the future will have the best security system; will be self- sufficient enough to separate wastes into bio-degradable and non-degradable and will recycle the waste that are non-degradable and will be a go green building.

Also, the most expected feature will be oxygen enriched home, for that it needs to have spaces to grow small plants and to circulate oxygen produced by them to the home.

 

Tips for Home Improvement

 

Getting us a home is in itself a tough task and a dream come true and turning that home into our dream place to live in within our hands and all that it takes is a regular maintenance and some efforts to improve it. Home improvement is not as costly or as complex as people might tend to think about it. In case if home owners find it as a tough task they can hire people to do it.

We can take the help of a realtor or interior designer and consult about the improvements that can be made to the home to make it much more comfier and increasing the value of the home at the same time, their simple advice on the paint that should be used or the furniture that is compatible goes a long way in giving the home a refreshing feel.

Hiring an inspector for checking things like water leakage, mild cracks in the walls, outdated electrical system and much more to exactly figure out what has to be repaired and replaced is a great pre-preparation. Painting is the best way to impart updated and clean look.

While hiring contractors we should be careful about the nature of work they will be doing, we should research on several things like how experienced and skilled they are, the quality of workmanship, the quality of the brand used, job site safety, clean up, warranty service, maintenance coverage and much more. Also we should make sure the tradesmen are licensed.

Other tips that should be kept in mind are: preparation before painting, laying a proper subfloor, choosing the right type of windows, checking the local building codes and permits, choosing the right tools for tiling, roofing and others, being safe with electricity and etc.