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Living Room Decoration Ideas

Living rooms are supposed to inspire harmonious get-togethers of people at the end of the day. They should be elegant and decorated with the taste of the people who live there in mind. Decorating is all about including photographs, paintings, figurines, mementoes, flowers, green potted plants, some throw pillows and

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Kitchen Flooring Ideas

The kitchen is the hardest working room of the house. When designing your home, the kitchen should be given extra importance and offer two important features – functionality as well as durability. Most people concentrate on the cabinets, counter-top and the backsplash, leaving the flooring to the last. However, the

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Kowdiar Palace History

The history of the capital city of Trivandrum is irrevocably bound to the Kingdom of Travancore as it has been home to the royal family since Maharaja Marthanda Varma (1729-1758) founded the princely state of Thiruvithamkoor and made Thiruvananthapuram (also known as Trivandrum) as its capital in 1745. Along with

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History of the Napier Museum

The Napier Museum is set in the heart of Trivandrum city amidst a sprawling biological garden resplendent with numerous majestic flowering trees and rolling lawns. Adjoining it is the grand zoological garden, the Sree Chithra Art Gallery as well as the marvellous Natural History Museum, one of the best of

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The Process of Buying a House

The process of buying a home requires a lot of time, effort and vigilance. Since it’s a very large investment which most people make only once in a lifetime, there is no scope for mistakes. To ensure that you go through the process confidently, here is a quick guide to

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Home Orientation – Points to Note

Have you ever wondered why your home isn’t comfortable? It could be due to improper home orientation. When buying a home, check the home orientation carefully as a good orientation of the structure can increase the energy efficiency of your home. This will not only reduce your energy bills but

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What Drives Demand for Ready-to-move-in Houses?

Housing is a basic need of people and there is a growing need for homes, keeping residential developers on their toes. However, when it comes to choosing between an under-construction home and a ready-to-move-in home, confusion arises in the home-buyers mind. While it’s no secret that costs of under-construction homes