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Survival Guide - Unpacking And Setting Up The Home After The Move

Survival Guide - Unpacking And Setting Up The Home After The Move

The process of moving out and moving in is definitely a daunting process. So half the battle is already over, if one has successfully moved into a new home! Since the process of systematic unpacking has a lot to do with the packing process devised by AttentionToDetailMoving.com before moving out itself, here are a few tips for homeowners on how to get the home set perfectly without being lost among all those boxes and feel devastated.

To start with, it is important to plan the moving in time and the room that one would prefer to set first. The timing plays an important role here, especially when the family have small children within. It is recommended to move in during the morning hours since it will provide homeowners ample of time to set up the prioritized room as well as get the electrical fixtures installed.

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April 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Author: Nora Kay Nora Kay Spaceio Blogger
Social Network of Interior Designers

Social Network of Interior Designers

Social Network Site For Interior Design Anyone can tell you that Spaceio has turned into a wonderful social network. Lately, many people are using it as a source for inspiration when it comes to interior design and renovation. You have the ability to find incredible pictures from architects, designers, homeowners and bloggers from all over the globe. Before you know it, you will find yourself surfing the network for hours. The key to viewing some of the most inspirational and juiciest pictures is knowing all of the right hashtags to search for. These are the top 15 favorites when it comes to design-centric hashtags that you will love on SpaceIO.

#Bohoinspireddesigns

This was started by a designer, blogger and really cool chick by the name of Justina Blakeney. This is a hashtag that features spaces all over the world that are boho-inspired. You will find a number of stunning vintage pieces, African indigos, bamboo, rattan and succulents. If you have a love for everything bohemian, eclectic and more, you will have plenty to dive into with this option.

#HouseTours

This is a nice hashtag when you want to look for inspiration for the everyday home. The styles will vary a great deal here, but you will see plenty in the form of exterior, interior and decorating ideas from homeowners of all backgrounds. Searching through this feed will help to bring you some unexpected treasures, as there is a little bit of everything.

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March 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Selecting The Right Flooring For Your Home

Selecting The Right Flooring For Your Home

The decor and feel of your home can really have an impact on your daily life and on your mood. The flooring might not be something that you think about a lot but it can really influence the entire look and ambiance of a room. Choosing the right flooring is important and you need to consider your budget, your lifestyle and how much traffic will go through a room. The following tips will help you choose the perfect flooring whether you want to renovate a room or need to choose flooring for a home that you are constructing.

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March 16, 2017 | 0 comments

3 Simple Ways To Add Warmth To Your Minimalist Home Décor

3 Simple Ways To Add Warmth To Your Minimalist Home Décor

Minimalism had become one of the biggest trends of the last few years. When it comes to this trend, less is more; it’s all about simple shapes, clean lines and subdued colors. Minimalism has been popular in fashion, jewelry and most notably, in home décor. From big mirrors to oversized cushions and architectural furniture, this trend is bold yet simple. There are a few ways to keep your house feeling comfy and warm, as you still want that cosy feel.

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March 07, 2017 | 0 comments

Author: Asad Shoaib Asad Shoaib Spaceio Blogger
How to Fix Leaky Sidings

How to Fix Leaky Sidings

Sometimes you can see the ugly stains showing up on the sidings either on the exterior or interior of your home. These stains definitely look very ugly and sometimes it becomes impossible for the home owners to make these disappear. Sometimes the signs appear in the form of discoloration or warping of the paint on the walls or sidings. Sometimes water trickles in so deep that the stains go much far away showing the access of water to the areas to where it has gone. In these cases you can locate from the stain where the seepage is coming from and what is its actual source. The real problem of leaky siding appears when you do not pay attention to the breaches in your roof and the flaws that have been left in your plumbing system. If you have diagnosed the actual problem behind the leaky sidings, then you have to first fix the problem and then go for the repair and cleaning of the leaky sidings and stains. Unless and until the real issue is not addressed, it is almost impossible to completely cure the problem and the sidings can be damaged more. After that you have to address to the siding. Depending upon the kind of siding you have, vinyl or wood, you will have to adopt the specific method in order to solve the problem. Following are some tips for quick and long term repairing of the leaky sidings.

Repairing of the siding made from wood:

First of all examine the structure of your home from the outside in detail and mark all those points where there are any leaky sidings. You will have to look for the areas where there are spots or stains of the leakage. Even if the stains are not detected on both sides of the wall you can also diagnose the problem by means of other symptoms of leaky sidings like loosening or cracking of wood. If the wood is cracked up to about half an inch, it can be repaired. If the crack is of larger size then you have to change whole segment. After determining the repairing of the area of siding, you first have to prepare it to get it cleaned. Remove all the debris and dirt from the wood panel and apply caulk to the exterior in order to fill the crack. If the crack if too large and caulk cannot repair it then you have to go for the wood filler for this area. After filling the crack, let it dry and then sand out the excess product with the help of sandpaper.

Repairing the leaky sidings made from vinyl:

Vinyl sidings are the most common types of sidings nowadays installed on the windows and doors. These sidings are also sensitive with regard to the occurrence of the moisture problems. It is normally believed that installing the vinyl sidings is better as compared to other kinds of sidings but it is not in real especially when it comes to the moisture problems. In order to check for the moisture problem with vinyl sidings, look for the capping off on the siding. If only a trim piece is capped off, it can be glued back again. In case of further damage you can also use the tri polymer caulking material. This caulking is much more flexible and is considered the best for the repairing of vinyl sidings. You can also heck for the improper installation of the siding because in these cases the sidings also get damaged. In case of any improper attachment of the sidings, there is an appearance of the J shaped channels in the sidings. If you happened to live in Ann Arbor and your roof Sidings are damaged and beyond repair then you may need to consult Roofing and Siding contractors in Ann Arbor Michigan for professional advice.

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March 06, 2017 | 0 comments

Author: Asad Shoaib Asad Shoaib Spaceio Blogger
Tips and Products for Cleaning Hardwood Floors

Tips and Products for Cleaning Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are installed in order to give the interior a beautiful, elegant and durable look. Therefore when it comes to hardwood flooring, one must be very conscious about the cleanliness of hardwood flooring. It is not difficult to clean hardwood floors if the cleaning is done on regular basis. However, according to some home owners their experience with cleaning the hardwood floors is quite tough and difficult. There are some stubborn stains which are not cleaned properly and leave a mark. Some stains even do not fade away on these floors. That is why there are special tips and devices to help the home owners cleaning the hardwood floors.

Some of the useful tips that can be really helpful in cleaning the hardwood floors are as follows:

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February 16, 2017 | 0 comments

Author: Asad Shoaib Asad Shoaib Spaceio Blogger
10 Ways to Protect Your Windows in Winter

10 Ways to Protect Your Windows in Winter

Winters are very harsh in some parts of the world. It is not only harsh on humans and animals but also on their possessions like the cars, houses and especially the windows of houses. If the windows are not properly insulated, you may also have to spend a lot on the insulation and heating of interiors. According to careful estimates about 25 to 30 percent of the heat produced in interiors is lost through the windows. Therefore proper maintenance and care of the windows is essential so that extra heat loss is prevented. Below are some important tips regarding protection and maintenance of windows especially during winter season.

The most important thing is to look for in the windows is the presence of drafts. The drafty windows are really expensive in the terms that they cause a lot of heat loss during winters. Complete removal of drafts can only be ensured by replacing your window. Other certain measures that can increase the life of your window are as follows:

1. Weather Stripping:

This is the measure adopted for drafty windows. First of all it is important to check for the spots in windows which are leaky. You can check this by moving the lit candle along the trip especially on a windy day. You can seal these spots by means of the weather strips.

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January 27, 2017 | 0 comments

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