Archive for March, 2014

PostHeaderIcon 5 Ways To Stay Organized

organized homeFeeling clueless how you are going to keep your messy house clutter free and organized? Now, who doesn’t like staying in a tastefully decorated house, which is clutter free? These underlying points will help you stay organized and lead your life in a hassle free manner.

First things first. Try to clutter less. Find a place to store everything, and if you are not currently using something, put it back where it belongs. If you leave things sitting out unused, it will make your space feel like a mess. Using things like cute baskets and storage bins can keep your clutter organized and out of sight. Be sure to mark the bins so everything has its place.

Next, go for multipurpose space saving furniture. These can be folded back when not in use and you can store a lot of unnecessary items which you don’t use much, but cannot dispose as well.

Another small habit that will extremely come in handy is to make your bed each and every morning right after you wake up. Most of us get up and feel too lazy to make our bed and later complain why the room looks so messy. Just by making your bed you can immediately bring in the organized look in your home.

Pick out your outfit for the next day on the previous night itself. Usually we are all in a hurry in the morning and the idea of picking the right outfit every morning doesn’t help with the morning stress. We end up taking out lots of unnecessary clothes from our closet and leave them as it is, hence more clutter leading to more stress.

Last but not the least, planning ahead is the very best way to stay clutter free. Plan what you are going to do all day, the things you might need, and the things that will need your attention. This will not only help you stay organized but also save a lot of your time. Plan ahead for different meals and keep item that you need separately. Clean your kitchen each time you are done with your meal and prepare in advance for the next one. Cleaning your kitchen immediately after dinner is a wonderful idea as next working you will wake up to a clean and organized kitchen.

PostHeaderIcon Danger That Can Be Caused By A Leaky Roof

Leaky roofsThere are several issues which can be kept aside and can be thought upon it and then find a way to tackle it. But there are some of the issues that cannot be put aside. They are to be dealt with in an urgent manner. Leak is one of those issues which are to be taken into priority and find a solution for it. Leaks are such which can deteriorate your whole house along with its structure and framing. It can also cause healthy issues. It also promotes insulation issues and mold issues and it can also create fire hazard. Leaks are that dangerous and hazardous. Here are some of the dangers which can be caused due to leaky roofs.

  • Structural deterioration

When the roof is leaky, the water seeps directly on to the floor and it damages the floor. Whole coming to the floor, it runs along the underside of the decking of the roof to the wall and then coming to the framing to the floor. Thus before reaching to the floor, in the way it destroys all these parts of your home. Due to the water, the wood becomes wet and then it starts to rot and then it starts losing its strength and this weakens the roof. A small leak can create such issues. Many times it happens you don’t even notice it and that’s the most vulnerable thing as by the time it damages the roof very heavily. More time for repair can cause more funds to spend on those repairs.

  • Insulation damage and mold

The insulation can lose its efficiency if the water drops from the roof leak to your attic insulation.  If your insulation is not that effective then it can cause your electricity bill to rise up. It can cause the change in air circulation due to improper insulation. Improper insulation is not only an issue for the electricity bills purpose but also the responsible for developing the mold in the house. Once the mold enters your roof, it keeps on growing even if the weather is dry. Mold is liable to grow on any part of the roof deck or framing which is in contact with the water. You might not be aware but mold is also such a factor which can cause the respiratory issues for you and your healthy family.

  • Fire and shock hazard

Water leaking from the roof can come in contact with the electrical wiring of your house and it can lead to fire. This thing can be very dangerous. Even if there is no damage of insulation then also water can be dangerous as it seeps around the metal junction boxes which consist of uncovered wires. These uncovered wires coming in contact with the water is very dangerous as anyone touching it can get a shock. If you come to know about the leak in your house, you should immediately make efforts to repair it in a safe manner and should immediately shut off the power for your safety and security.

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