How to go for a Waterproof Construction for your House?

Waterproof ConstructionIn the wake of latest advancements and inventions in the architectural industry, people are going for smart construction standards, which not only make the residences more attractive but also safer and comfortable than before. This is the reason that now home owners prefer constructing homes which not only are insulated but resistant to moisture and other damages too.

To make a house water and moisture proof, you not only have to consider the construction technicalities but also the type of material used in its making. While selecting the material, you better accompany a professional architect in Pakistan, who could provide you the best advice about the quality, standard, uses, benefits, and cons of particular construction stuff.

Here is what you need to consider while going for water-proof construction.

Use Moisture-Resistant Wall Materials

You can use steel with waterproof coating on it so that it could not corrode or damage. Steel studs and sill plates. A high quality wood that naturally resists decay, can be used in the construction of basic wall structure. Additionally, you can also use cement board, brick, cast stone with waterproof mortar, structural glazed clay tiles, ceramic veneers or ceramic wall tile – mortar set, porcelain glass blocks or glass panels, concrete, glass blocks or glass panels and plaster with metal lath. Besides these, there are various other materials which can be used in making a wall waterproof. The one easiest and most economical way is to paint a wall with weather sheet.

Waterproof the Floors

Floors can also be made waterproof by the usage of impermeable materials such as concrete tile, pre-cast concrete, latex or bituminous formed-in-place can be colored polished and sealed. You can also use non-porous stone, slate, or cast-stone with waterproof mortar. Use clay tile, quarry tile, terrazzo or ceramic tile and rubber sheets or tiles. If you want to go for wooden floor, as this is the prevalent flooring trend all around the Pakistan, use naturally decay-resistant wood subflooring which includes (red wood, cedar, some oaks and bald cypress. Vinyl flooring also serves a waterproof material. Use moisture-resistant mortar or adhesives, mastic or silicone, epoxy, or polyurethane formed-in-place.

Other than using water-resistant construction material, you can also use moisture-resistant paint and coatings on the walls and ceilings. Even in the market, you can find Polyester epoxy or other water-resistant coatings, which are made especially impermeable.


A Guide to Furnishing your New House

Furnishing your New HouseThe excitement of decorating and furnishing your newly constructed house serves to be a motivation to do your best. It is undoubtedly a fun-loving work to choose furniture and other accessories for your house but to some extent it involves a kind of stress because you want to go for the best furnishing and decoration and in an effort to make your dream come true, you have to rack your mind to explore internet, interior designing magazines and so on.
The following guide from a professional interior designer in Pakistan about home furnishing can help you use your creativity while keeping the coherence and compatibility with your interior design.

Don’t go at Random – Make a Wish-list

Going at random about furnishing your house is never going to give you the desired results because not only will it waste your time but also the money and ultimately would lead you ending up in a frustration. Therefore, after you are done with all the required research in your nearby market, on internet and in the magazines, prepare a wish-list, what do you want to incorporate in your furnishing layout, even you can also mention the type of items, your budget range and other related details, so that it could become easier to go with your plans.

Select a Color Scheme

Colors play a significant role in creating a specific theme in your home; therefore, you need to make a careful selection because the entire furnishing is done while keeping the palette. Some of the people are mistaken that using same color in everything or a complete matching of colors is what helps creating a specific theme but this is not necessary. Keeping the one color as your basic paint, you can choose others as secondary option. However, make sure the combinations and contrasts you make, do have a sense.

Space Management

Managing space is another biggest concern because poorly placed furniture and other accessories may create a messy feel inside your house. Therefore, instead of stuffing your home excessively, keep the spacious feel inside. Your home should be furnished in a way that it gives more of a spacious look and for that you need to cut down the placement of extra items. Make the arrangement, simple, sleek and ordered.

At the end, the best you can do to decorate your house in an ideal way is to take the services of a professional interior designer in Lahore.