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Feng Shui Principles: Have Energized Love Relationship through These Bedroom Feng Shui Principles

By Singapore Home Guy On July 26, 2010 No Comments

If you want to energize your love and romance aspect (or mostly known as nien yen in feng shui concept), you may want to consider applying the effective feng shui tips below in your bedroom. Although there is a lot of other feng shui energizing tips out there, these tips will help you to optimize the good energy flow inside your room that deals about love and romance aspect. You should apply these tips in 60 to 70 percent accuracy in order to achieve the effective feng shui result inside your bedroom.

Firstly, you should determine the accurate nien yen direction inside your bedroom. This way, you will be able to apply the feng shui tips properly. Once you have identified your nien yen direction, you can now start feng shui-ing your room.

Here are the effective feng shi tips to optimize your nien yen:

  1. Sleep where your head is pointing in the corner of your nien yen direction.
  2. Choose a bedroom that is positioned in the corner of your nien yen.
  3. Avoid installing your bathroom and toilet in your nien yen direction.
  4. Ensure that your bedroom won’t miss your nien yen corner.
  5. Your bedroom door should be facing to your nien yen corner.

Now, there is an appropriate feng shui principle for every nien yen direction. As I mentioned earlier, once you have determined your nien yen direction, you will be able to apply the appropriate feng shui principle.

If your Nien yen direction is in south, you can put a bright light in your south bedroom corner. Then, place a small red light in your northwest bedroom area. You can also add wind chime in northeast part of your bedroom.

However, if your nien yen direction is in southeast part of your bedroom, put a small red light in the corner of your bedroom that is in southeast direction. Then, place another small red light in northwest part of your bedroom. Hang a wind chime in the northeast corner.

Now, have a clear-cut crystal in northwest corner of your bedroom if your nien yen direction is northwest. Subsequently, place a piece of black painted furniture in the south corner. Finally, hang a metal wind chime in the southeast corner of your bedroom.

Conversely, if your nien yen direction is east, decorate the west part of your bedroom with something red. The southwest part of your bedroom should be decorated with something black. You should also put a small red light in the east corner of your bedroom.

Place a crystal or small red light in southwest part of your room if your nien yen corner is in southwest direction. In your north corner, place another crystal. Mettalic colors should also be decorated in your east corner.

Place a silver color picture frame in northwest part of your bedroom if your nien yen is in northwest corner. Decorate your East and southeast bedroom corner with something metallic and gray colors.

If your nien yen corner is in northeast direction, you should place a crystal or small red light in the northeast part of your bedroom. Afterwards, decorate the east and southeast corner of your bedroom with metallic or gray colors decorations.

A silver picture frame should be placed in the west corner of your bedroom if the nien yen direction is in West and a crystal in a bedroom’s north part.

While a black painted decoration should be placed in your north corner if the nien yen is in North direction. Adorn your West bedroom corner with metallic and gray color decoration.

By following the aforementioned nien yen feng shui principle, you will be able to obtain the fully-optimized energy that deals about your love and romance aspect. This will also help you to achieve successful and harmonized love relationship.


Interior Wall Painting: Choosing the Best Color Paint for Your Room

By Singapore Home Guy On July 21, 2010 No Comments

Choosing right paint of one room is very essential. If you want to have an admiring room, you have to be careful in choosing the right color paint. You can choose paint color based on what concept you want. If you want a cozy design, then pick serious or visually active color paints. To avoid mistakes in choosing the right color paint for your room, see these common mistakes that people usually committed over and over.

Mistake #1 Making decision too quick

You do not have to be rushed. Choosing the right concept needs enough time to think. You have to take your time in choosing. That way, you will be able to come up with the best choice. Making decision too quickly is a disaster step in choosing paint for your room. Wrong decision may lead you to frustration in designing your room. You might end up starting the whole decorating all over again. The first thing you have to do to get the best fulfillment of your room decorating is to make a plan. Choose concept of what exactly you want to apply in your room.  Reading magazines about interior designing can help you to have a good idea about this. If certain interior designs catch your attention and you think that is the best paint for your room, cut out the page of the magazine where you have found the design.

Mistake #2 Bad taste of choosing the right paint

In some instances, home owner paint their walls with their favorite colors. They are choosing neutral colors like pink, blue and green. After the whole painting work was done, they will realize that the room is yelling neutral colors. It is resulting to an “expressionless” room. There is no specific theme is being portrayed. To avoid this kind of mistake, you have to be aware on the outcome of the wall painting. You can ask for painting expert’s assistance in choosing the right color combination in your room. You can invest for some paint color samples. That way, you will be able to know the perfect color palettes that are best fit for your room.

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Mistake #3 Failure to bring paint samples

Not bringing paint sample to the paint store from your bordering room will give you hard time to choose suitable paint for your room. It is not advisable to choose paint using only the small sample chips. If you forgot to bring your fabric sample and paint color to the paint store, take time to go back in the paint store any time. Do not be on a rush. Remember, you can only choose color in your room. You will be amazed how light defines color, whether it is natural daylight or artificial light.

Mistake #4 Painting one particular color

Actually, nothing really went wrong about putting one particular color in your framework. If you think that it is good to have a small fragment of color in the pattern, it doesn’t matter. Sometimes, the color that is being seen by our eyes does not match on what our brain is getting. Therefore, you have to be picky in choosing the right color paint for your room. Do not use just your eyes in choosing. You have to understand the color blending of color paints for you to come up with the best choice.

So if you are looking to paint HDB, paint condo, paint office or paint landed property,  You can go to PaintingServices.com.sg for more info. They can help you choose colour for your walls.


How to Get Rid of Pesky Bugs and Pests in Your Home?

By Singapore Home Guy On July 13, 2010 No Comments

The most commonly used pest terminator is Chemical pesticides. It has been very popular method of eliminating pests and bugs. But these chemical pesticides have elements that are poisonous on both human and animals. Most of pesticides used to eradicate pests is having sulfur compound that is dangerous to environment. It can damage nature as well as the ecosystem. However, most of exterminators nowadays are using eco-friendly pest controls. They are using natural methods in eliminating and controlling pest propagation. This kind of method has no side effects to environments. Sterilization is involved in the whole exterminating process. This reduces the propensity of pests and bugs to propagate.

Nowadays, the most effective way of eliminating pests is washing out or getting rid of the pest’s breeding grounds. That way, pests and other pesky bugs will not be able to propagate. This will control the growth of pests’ population. For instance, to reduce the case of mosquito propagation, clean drainage and get rid of stagnant water in your area. This method is much safer than spraying strong chemicals inside your home to get rid of mosquitoes. You should also have proper waste management. We all know that pests like rodents and insects are more likely living in the area that having lots of garbage and waste. By disposing the waste and garbage in proper manner, you will be able to get rid of those pesky pests.

You can also use traps and bait to eliminate rodents. In this process, you need to provide traps where in the bait is having poisonous element in it. However, you have to be extra careful when it comes to performing this kind of pest extermination. Most especially if you have small kids living with you in your house, you have to make sure that the poisonous bait will not be able to be reached by anyone. Mostly, poison used in traps and bait for rodents can kill animals and can be very harmful to human.

Pests eliminating method used in most croplands is field burning. In this process, farmers are harvesting their crops then burning the whole field to kill rodents and pest insects.

If you are having severe pests case in your home, you may want to consider asking for professional exterminator’s assistance. That way, you will be able to eliminate those pesky bugs and pest in your home.


LED: The Effective and Productive Indoor Gardening Solution

By Singapore Home Guy On July 7, 2010 No Comments

Light emitting diode or also know as LED is one of the major scientific developments this last century period. It is refer to the electronic light source. In late 1920’s, a certain radio technician invented LED solution. That LED inventor is no other than Oleg Vladimirovich Losev, a Russian national. He found out the diodes that commonly used in radio receivers to produce light by passing though them as current. The details about the LED solution have been published in Russian journal in year 1927 with the help of Losev invention ideas.

In year 1962, the system about LED solution has been introduced in American technology as a form of practical electronics. Most of the premature devices were used in emitting low-intensity red light. However, LED devices has become more developed turned into emission of more visible infrared wavelengths and ultraviolet that also produce very bright light.

These days, LED solution can be used in various applications. In fact, it can be used beneficially in gardening. Because LED devices can produce high brightness light, it can substitute to sunlight for indoor plants. It helps to promote growth of indoor plants as it can produce as natural light as sunlight. LED devices come into grow light at hand. It means, it produce electromagnetic spectrum using the concept of LED solution that is appropriate for the plant’s photosynthesis. The light spectrum emitting by this solution is similar to the light of the natural sun that allows the indoor plant to grow naturally. In getting bluish appearance, sunlight carries high color temperature and gives bluish color appearance to plants.

In different stage of plant’s growth, different color spectrum is being used. For initial vegetation, a blue light spectrum is needed while for the later vegetation stage is red-orange color spectrum. You can choose either to buy specific color spectrum for specific plant growth stage or purchase for light bulb that can be used for the whole growth stages.

In using these solutions, a reflector should come along in the usage. This way, the emission of light as well as the light intensifying can be controlled. It can also controlled he current flow with the used of electrical ballast. This is needed especially because of the light intensity so that the light bulb can emit light that is similar to natural sunlight

Now, if you’re looking for LED device for your indoor gardening, there’s a lot of online store you can look into. Because it becomes more popular source of light for gardening, it becomes in demand in the market thus you can have a lot of choice. Depends on what you need, wide variety of LED devices are available in the market. But before you jump into any choices, it is important that you know what exactly you need so you’ll get the enough supply.


Solar Energy Panels: Save Money through Do It Yourself Solar Panel Installation

By Singapore Home Guy On July 1, 2010 1 Comment

Most of people are in the look of alternative energy resources nowadays. It is due to the increasing energy consumption as well as its cost. Now, for people to save thousand of dollar in their electric bills, one should know how to build and utilize a Solar Panel. This system will give you an opportunity to reduce the energy consumption as well as the electric bills in your home. Purposely, you also protect environment as the whole system of Solar Panel used mostly natural resources which is basically the sun energy. Furthermore, Solar Panel does not releasing any harmful materials. While enjoying the enormous benefits that the solar panel can give, you are also minimizing the pollution in your environment.

There’s a lot of alternative source available today but Home Solar Power System out-stand among them. This device produces useful energy by capturing the solar energy releasing by the sun and transforming it into solar energy. Because the energy source comes free, there’s a lot of people would like to take advantage of this system.

Obtaining and installing your own Solar Panel can be costly. Mostly, the largest cost is coming from installation. Those unfamiliar about Solar Panel installation opt to hire professional to do the installation task for them. But if you want to save some few bucks in the installation process, you can do it yourself. Obtain a step-by-step manual for proper installation. It is important that you will be able to do the whole process properly so that you can get the effective function of the Solar Panel. Don’t rush yourself upon installation – be patient. The panels maybe costly, but by installing it yourself, you can save a lot of money.

You can also earn money in having your own Solar Panel. Once you have properly installed solar panel, you can have the opportunity to capture large amount of solar energy. This way, while reducing the energy consumption in your house through using solar energy, you can also sell the excess energy source to other small company. You just have to make sure that the whole system is receiving enough sunlight so you can come up with a lot of solar energy. That way, you can minimize your electric bill consumption.

Solar energy can be converted into different power sources but the most common is electricity. The sunlight is directly converted into electric power once captured by the panels. The conversion process can be done with the use of solar cells or photovoltaic cells (PV cell).

Solar energy panels are environment-friendly and easy to maintain system that is why it becomes popular alternative energy source. This can be located in remote areas which is beneficial so that people can have electric power without the need of seeking for electric company service. Moreover, Solar Panels can last for long time as it has no moving parts.