Vastu Shastra is an ancient Indian science of architecture that helps in making a building auspicious for its inhabitants. If applied properly, it enhances the health, wealth and prosperity of the inhabitants of that building, be it an office or a home.
The ‘nadumattam is a throwback to the old Kerala style of housing where more than one family lived in a home. The Kerala ‘nalukettu’ homes typically had four blocks built in all the four directions around a nadumattam.
There are many advantages to buying a pre-owned home since there is no waiting period for construction to be over. You get a ready-to-move-in home in a neighborhood of your choice and already has all the necessary fittings to make it a comfortable home.
Some people buy properties for investment purposes and give them out to renters. This makes a nice secondary income aside from having the security of owning immovable property. But when you are planning on giving out your property for rent, you need to be aware of the number of things you will need to get through first. And all this is aside from marketing the property and finding the right tenant. There is some legal paperwork also involved aside from the apartment’s maintenance, keeping tabs on damages and misuse and ensuring timely rent payments.
Beauty is inspiring and everyone one wants some of it in their own homes, their personal space where they relax, recreate and rejuvenate after a long day away. Decorating your home with the right kind of accessories can be draining on your pockets as well as your time as you search for that ‘perfect’ piece to fit in.
Vastu Shastra is an ancient Indian science that unifies the tenets of architecture, art, astronomy, directions and the five elements of nature. It balances them with man and materials to create a congenial living or workspaces that enhance health, wealth and prosperity.
Old age dawns on everyone eventually – it’s a part of the circle of life. The day-to-day tasks that were once so easy, slowly take on the guise of a cumbersome chore. This is the time to re-think about the features in your home and take a close look at what could be altered to make them more elderly-friendly.
There is a lot that goes into the making of your home, whether it’s an apartment or a villa. According to the ancient Chinese science of Feng Shui, the placement of various features in your home affects its ‘Chi’, the source of nourishing energy. The front door of your home, it’s design and surroundings affect the way energy moves around your home.
One of the best ways to get creative in a home is with the tiles. Tiles are required in every part of the home, whether for the floor, the bathrooms, the kitchen backsplash and in some cases, even the ceiling and roofs. The materials for these tiles also vary ranging from wood, bamboo, clay, ceramic, stone, gypsum or vitrified tiling.