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Lighting hacks for your home

Lighting hacks for your home

A common misconception is that when it comes to home lighting, there’s not much to consider. As long as it lights up the house, you’re good. Wrong. You may also think that meticulous lighting is only needed for boutiques, restaurants, or photography. But did you know that your visual health, mood, concentration, decision making, and [...]

July 27, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Lighting hacks for your home

Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Here’s a quick test of whether a house is a “good family home”. Don’t ask the kids. Ask the grandkids. When the owners of this 1930s builder’s own home told the clan they were ready to downsize, the news met howls of protest from their 10 grandchildren. BRIGHTON \ 111 DENDY STREET AGENT \ Buxton 9592 8000 [...]

July 24, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Home beautiful: Be monsoon ready!

Home beautiful: Be monsoon ready!

When summer comes, monsoon is never far behind. It’s beginning to rain, and soon it will be monsoon. But monsoon need not be all about damp and gloomy days. There are many things you can splurge on to sparkle up your days before the rain hits and dark clouds loom over. As it may not [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Home beautiful: Be monsoon ready!

Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

This time, let the popular adage read, ‘new idea in an old bottle’. For, the unused bottles you might have wanted to throw away can actually be used to enhance the green quotient in your home. Simply place a plant or long-stemmed flowers in a bright coloured bottle on your desk or by the window [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 per cent of digital blood pressure monitors used at homes are “unacceptably inaccurate”, and could cause serious implications for people who rely on them, said researchers in a recent study. The study found that these digital devices weren’t accurate within five mmHg, when compared to the mercury reading of the sphygmomanometer (used by medical [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

12 ways to make your home healthy

12 ways to make your home healthy

  While you pay extra attention to your health in order to keep sickness at bay, is your homealso healthy? You might not even realize that your house could be a breeding ground for germs, which could lead to a number of ailments. Here’s what you could be doing wrong… 1. Slouching while watching TV [...]

May 30, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 12 ways to make your home healthy

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

We love those curved walls.Photos courtesy of Guerilla Realty Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Price: $250,000 This chipper Art Deco-style home was designed [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Closet organisers for a spacious home

Closet organisers for a spacious home

There’s nothing worse than having all your belongings stuffed in the cupboard or stacking newspapers and books on the table. To make your home look clutter-free and large, try using organisers which are portable and quite handy too. Use hanging bags You can use these bags to keep your books, DVDs and other materials together [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Closet organisers for a spacious home

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Future Retail to demerge home retail business

Future Retail to demerge home retail business

The existing network of Future Retail includes small-format EasyDay stores and large-format Big Bazaar stores, along with apparel chain fbb, Foodhall, electronics store eZone and furniture and home decor chain HomeTown. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint Shares of Future Retail Ltd hit an all-time high on Thursday after India’s biggest departmental store chain said its board has [...]

April 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Future Retail to demerge home retail business

U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January Except in One Unexpected Region

U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January Except in One Unexpected Region

The year kicked off with buyers across the country racing to lock in rising mortgage rates and close on homes—except in one surprising region. Sales of existing homes, which have previously been lived in, rose 3.3% from December to January, according to the most recent National Association of Realtors® report. The 5.69 million purchases also represented a [...]

April 19, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on U.S. Home Sales Were Up in January Except in One Unexpected Region