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Month: February 2020

Realty Trend of Bangalore’s Top Localities

Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, formerly known as the garden city, is a globally recognized IT hub. It stands atop among all the cities of India and is identified under Special Economic Zones (SEZs). Hence, the realty market in Bangalore has grown by 525 percent in the last two decades which is a never before growth recorded in any of the urban sectors of India. The growth recorded in the real estate market is much high in high-class localities. Let us enumerate the growth in such localities and help you to realize the current realty trend in these places of Bangalore. RMV Extension: It is located in the northern part of Bangalore and surrounded by localities like Gandhinagar, New BEL Road, Sanjaynagar and Mathikere. This extension has enough connectivity with a considerable number of BMTC buses plying in the area. The per square feet rates in this area are very high and are approximately around Rs. 8, 900 per square feet because of the sound Infrastructure the area provides. The connectivity via rail and road transport is fair enough in this region. As a result this area is sought after by many IT professionals and NRI’s as it promises a handsome Return on Investment (ROI). Cooke Town: Cooke Town is a suburban part of Bangalore and the capital rate in this location starts nearly from Rs 9, 000...

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Keeping Your Home Spa Clean

Purchasing a home spa is a great expense; which can be easily wasted if you don't keep your hot tub in good condition. Hot tubs provide an area for you to relax and unwind at the end of the day. They also provide a luxurious place to entertain guests. That being said, like your house, you want your hot tub to be clean when others are relaxing in it. The following illustrates tips and procedures that will help to ensure that your hot tub remains in good condition: Recommended Procedures for Hot Tub Maintenance: On a Day-to-Day Basis Check and regulate the sanitizer level as required. Monitor the PH level to ensure it is at a safe and appropriate level. Check the water line with water cleaning paste. On a Weekly Basis Oxidize the hot tub with non-chlorine shock. Add no-foaming lotion to reduce the amount of foaming in your tub. Check the calcium hardness. On a Monthly Basis Using a cartridge cleaner, clean the filter cartridge. Check the water balance by taking a water sample. Along with the procedures above, there are also a number of things to remember to do whenever you change or top-up the water in your hot tub. The three most importance hot tub maintenance procedures are – balance, sanitization and oxidization of the water in your hot tub. Water Balance – Water balance...

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The Cottage Garden

Cottages are a retreat for our soul. Places where we can both unwind and regenerate our families and ourselves. Generally our cottages are nestled in areas of raw bush and craggy rock. The mistake many people make with their cottage garden is to ignore their rugged landscape and attempt to create a structured or "city style" garden. The best cottage gardens are those that take advantage of and enhance the stark beauty of the wild. As the saying goes, "you can't improve on Mother Nature". Rather than "affecting" a design, plant a mixture of indigenous and hardy shrubs, perennials and wild flowers that will thrive in your local. Not only will this save you needless heartache and hours of maintenance, it will save you money from continually replacing your "ill-suited" plants. Begin by selecting a variety of shrubs that will give your garden a sense of structure, such as "Blue Rug" Junipers, Cotoneaster horizontalis and for those especially difficult area's, Juniper Sabina. The Sabina will actually thrive in extremely rocky, poor soil areas; just remember to plant in full sun locations only. Perennial Geraniums, also known as cranesbills, are the perfect cottage perennial. The cransebill is a hardy, adaptable perennial that is disease and pest resistant. Whether your garden is a full sun or predominantly shady location, there are a variety of cranesbills all in a marvelous array of...

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Interior Designs – Home Design Trends

Home design trends keep changing from time to time. New ones quickly replace trends that were in vogue yesterday. Here are some of the home design trends. Personal Space Everyone needs personal breathing space. Another trend that has progressed is the conception of private space in homes. The amenity of a private and dedicated space for each one in the home is becoming popular these days with even couples wanting space to spend some time alone seldom. Fashionable Garages Today's garages have gone under an entire reform as homeowners prefer contemporary garages equipped with various luxuries such as cabinet and storage systems, mini refrigerators, air conditioning and residential-looking flooring. Decked out, upscale garages have removed the image of gloomy and grease that is normally associated with them. Rooms added for Serenity A separate one-stop zone for relaxation is another very popular new design trend in homes. These serenity rooms are meant for a variety of relaxation and fitness activities such as yoga, meditation, exercising, steam baths, etc. Renovate Your Outdoor Area Convert your outdoor space into "warm zones" and spend more time outdoors, people living in colder climates can are now converting their outdoor spaces. A few great examples of such convertibles are patios, driveways and walk ways. This makes winter maintenance easy and spring and fall more enjoyable. Add-on Extra room with the Master bedroom People are attaching...

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5 Stages of Committed Relationships

Have you ever wondered: Why is our relationship so hard? Things were so perfect when we first met – what happened? Most likely, the answer is that you’ve left the first stage of your relationship, and have moved into another. But could it really be that easy? Yes! Most people understand that relationships grow and change over time… but what many people don’t know is that they tend to evolve in the same way. There are specific, defined stages of long-term relationships, which offer new feelings, new challenges to overcome, and new opportunities for growth. And if you want your relationship to evolve into one of mutual respect, love and intimacy, it’s likely that you’ll have to experience all of the following relationship stages at some point or another. Take a look at the description of each phase – do any of this sound familiar? Before we get started, you should know that most people experience these stages in this order, and will need to resolve the challenges in each stage before they can move successfully on to the next. Of course there are always exceptions to this rule. But for the most part, you can’t get out of experiencing all of these stages if you want a healthy and fulfilling relationship. Every couple will move through these stages at different speeds, and most people will experience each stage...

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