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How To Care For Wooden Fence

Caring for wooden fence
Caring for wooden fence for privacy

A wooden fence is a great source to add a nice border to your home along with adding some art of security to your home. It will keep the children’s inside your home and it will also keep the wild animals out of your home. Fence is also very much important for keeping the pets inside your home as pets are tend to run out of the home. Adding wooden fence in the house will add great beauty to your house. In comparison of all other types of fence, wooden fence is the most beautiful one but when you have wooden fence you also need to care for that. You need to pay extra care towards caring for wooden fence. Wooden fence is expensive and you want it to last long and thus you need to care for wooden fence in appropriate manner to make it last long and make it durable. Caring for wooden fence will definitely take some work but caring for wooden fence will also give you privacy. Here are some of the tips to care for wooden fence.

  • Pickets

The first step while caring for wooden fence is to make sure none of the nails have come out and also check none of them have started to rot. If you find out any loose nails then you can hammer it and make it fit or you can replace this loose nail with the new one. This is one of the important steps while caring for wooden fence. If you find any picket which is broken or even rotting then you have to take immediate action and replace it with a new one. If you are having sectional fencing then you have to check each of the sections and check whether it is secure or not. If you find any of them leaning then you must have to ensure they are replaced in the ground properly so that they are not leaning anymore and they are straight.

  • Cleaning

Another way of caring for wooden fence is to clean them regularly. If you find any mildew on any of the sections of the fence then you have to clean it off. You can buy mildew cleaner for cleaning and caring for wooden fence or you can also use soap and water for this purpose. When all the dirt and grime are removed from the fence, it will look good and last long. Thus keep on cleaning and removing dirt and mildew from your wooden fence it you want to care for wooden fence.

  • Painting

If you really want to care for wooden fence then you need to keep in mind that every few years you need to paint your wooden fence. You can paint your wooden fence by using a roller or a brush or a paint sprayer. Using a paint sprayer can be little bit risky as there are chances of over spraying it. Thus choose the one option which you are comfortable doing while painting and caring for wooden fence.

Ways To Keep Your House Clutter Free

Clutter free homeHave you ever seen those magazines showing flawless house and showing splendid interior designs and thought that your house could never look like that. Well if you want your house to look like those magazines totally clean and clutter free then you needs to put some efforts and follow some rules. Yes you heard it right you can also keep your house clutter free and lavish. Keeping your house clutter free is not the only thing you need to learn but you also need to learn how to maintain that.  We all know nothing remains permanent and hence once you keep your house clutter free will not make it permanent for life time, You need to put regular efforts to keep your house clutter free. You need to put up all your family members together and also teach them the rules and regulation for keeping your house clutter free or else you will clean and they will make mess which is definitely not going to work. Here are some of the ways to keep your house clutter free.

  • Get rid of stuff you no longer need

Our house is full of those things which are not at all needed. This is the main reason behind your house being messy. Once you get rid of all useless stuff, it will be very easy for you to keep your house clutter free. This is a very good start and once you are done with this, you will feel more motivated to do further things.

  • Live within your means

The amount of stuff you bring and store should not be according to your wish, let the size of your house and storage space decide this things for you. Having a small house and small storage space and having lots to stuff to put in will definitely make your house look more disorganized and more cluttered. Hence for keeping your house clutter free you must bring in only that much stuff which you need and you can manage in your house. For example if you have small closet space then stop buying clothes unnecessarily instead of thinking of installing a big closet in a room which is already small.

  • Have a space for everything

A place for everything and everything at its place is by far the best ways to keep your house clutter free. Thus make sure everything you have in your house has their own place and when you are done with using anything you must keep that thing at its own place. This is the key behind maintain a clutter free house. For example keys must have key stand, toys must have boxes to be put in. Shoes must have a shoe rack, stationary items must have a drawer and books must have a book shelf. This will keep the things organized and it will also avail you with the ease of finding the things whenever you want without even wasting time to search for it.

Types Of Window Blinds

Window decorPlane windows don’t give that beauty band elegance to your room for that you need to have some window décor. One of the nicest ways of decorating your window is window blinds. Blinds are considered to be the most versatile ways to add style and beauty to your window and also give you some sought of privacy along with stopping the light to enter the room. Apart from the style part, you have also got variety of options in case of blinds to choose from. Each and every type of window blinds offer unique design and style. Window blinds are available for small windows, large windows and even doors. It is based upon your need and choice as to which type of window blinds you want to opt for. Here are some of the types of window blinds to choose from.

  • Venetian blinds

These types of blinds are considered to be the moist common types of blinds and are very easily available in the market. These types of blinds work in almost any type of room say bedroom, kid’s room, drawing room and any other you want it to install. These types of blinds offer very unique type of design availing horizontal slats. It is placed on the top of each other and it is held in its place by string. The cording system in these type of blinds allows the blinds to close up fully and also allow to open partially and you can have total control over the light entering your home.

  • Mini blinds

Mini blinds are form of venetian blinds only. These usually offer a smaller slat and more sleek kind of style. This smaller form of venetian blinds gives a really beautiful look especially for smaller windows or even larger windows which are clustered altogether. These are usually used in office and small homes. The general size of mini blinds is ½ inch in width.

  • Vertical blinds

The designing of vertical blinds is also very much similar to those venetian blinds. These kinds of blinds offer vertical pulling system of blinds instead of horizontal pulling system. This vertical design of blinds helps you to have less dust in your home and thus in turn your home stays much cleaner. Through this also you can have total control over light in your home. The opening and closing system of these types of blind is very easy and flexible.

  • Roller blinds

Roller blinds are one of the best ways to block up the light totally in our room. These types of blinds are having a one piece design and these are usually constructed on a metal pole which operates through a side chain or it can even operate through the spring mechanism. These design totally blocks up the light to enter into room when they are closed. Thus if you are having small baby, you can have this blinds to make him sleep during daytime.

4 Unique Tips To Decorate Your Balcony

Decorating balconyFor those who live in apartment in a city, they don’t have outdoor space like backyard to spend some peaceful time. All they have is just a small balcony to get out of home and feel some fresh air. All of us do need some extra space to relax ourselves after long working hours and that space is our balcony and we must focus on making that just right and the way it can give you some time of leisure taking you away from all your stress and tension. You feel like balcony is a small space and decorating your balcony can be difficult or there cannot be many ways of decorating your balcony but you are totally wrong. Decorating your balcony is really a fun loving thing and by decorating your balcony in a right manner you can make it a really cozy place for having a nice time with your friends and family. Here are some of the tips through which you can decorate your balcony and make it a place of your dreams.

  • Bring on comfort

Comfort is the key point when it comes to decorating your balcony. As you really have small space to decorate, it’s really important to choose your furniture wisely. Balcony is such an outdoor space where you want to spend some relaxing time and hence you need to make that space comfortable while decorating your balcony. You can install a loveseat or you can also opt for daybed for the corner of your balcony, Adding comfortable seating and furnishing will make your balcony a beautiful space to lounge.

  • Add touch of color

Sometimes when we see a fountain of colors, we feel so fresh and lively. Thus you can try adding colors while decorating your balcony. Colors can add life to your balcony. You can choose bold and bright and vibrant colors while decorating your balcony and make it bubbly and cheerful. Such cute and cheerful; colors can put a smile on your face whenever you step inside your balcony. If you are having a choice of more neutral colors then you can picking just one funky color and highlight it by using it in your pillow covers or lighting.

  • Create a tiny garden

Just because you are availed with a backyard doesn’t mean you cannot have a garden. You can create a small and pretty garden just in your balcony by growing small flowering plants which will satisfy two of your things one is of having a garden and another is decorating your balcony. You can create a pattern in garden by planting flowering plants of same color. You can also add lighting on the plants which will give you a very beautiful look at night.

  • Hang string lights

Addition of any playful lighting in your balcony will definitely enhance the beauty of your balcony and make your balcony a joyful space. You can also hang some creative lanterns of different colors to enrich the look of your balcony.