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Building a Healthy House

healthy-home-for-the-familyBuilding a home is not just about the form and building materials, but also a design that supports healthy living.

One of the qualities that are very important in building a house is the house should be healthy! Outside of the pursuit of quality of health of interest or application materials you have the latest products on a house. This is the most basic question that must be met.

A healthy home is a home design that supports the health of its inhabitants. The house is quite open, flexible, and easily maintained. The material used is free from harmful chemicals. Children and parents can access easily and safely to various places in the house.

Of course there are still a number of other requirements. Some are practically presented here, and can be a point in the planning of your home.

Natural lighting

Natural lighting coming from the sun. Light will illuminate and give warmth previously dark corners. Thus preventing damp room. Sunlight can kill 80% bacteria and germs that could potentially grow.

Plug the opening of doors, windows, bouvelicht, or vent. The percentage of openings in the ideal home is 10% -20% of floor space.

The location of openings should be adjusted to the room in need of natural light. Also, sync with the direction of the beam so that he can enter through openings that we make.

Air Circulation

Smooth circulation of air makes the air inside the house cooler and healthier. Easy exchange of air, oxygen and carbon dioxide levels balanced. Keep the ceiling is not too low. Hot air under the roof will be easy on the body, if the ceiling is too low. Minimum ceiling height is 3m from the floor. That way, the temperatures at the top is not easy on the body.

You can also request made under the cavity or hole in the roof. Height ranges from 10cm-20cm in length which can be adjusted to the size of the roof beams. This will make the air cavity under the hot roof, easily exchanged with a new air cooler.

Water Supply

At least, every one occupant requires 60 liters of clean water per day. To ensure the provision of water, a house requires a water storage tank (reservoir).

Making water wells must have a sufficient distance from the septic tank hole. Minimal is 3m. If less, it is feared choli bacteria from septic tanks will seep into water wells clean.

Waste Water Channels

A healthy home is also characterized by a good sewer. Waste bias comes from the kitchen, bathroom, service area. Consider the following.

  • Installation of pipe bends should be minimal in order to smooth the flow of waste water flows.
  • The slope of the discharge pipe from the source to roil the city is 70 degrees. Degrees that will make waste water flowing lancer.
  • Use a trap for the goose neck pipe under the sink and the sink so that the insects caught and prevent the musty odor.
  • Replace the bathtub control in the range 4m distance between one another.
  • Channel effluent wastewater from toilets to be made separately and distributed only to the septic tank.

Walls and floor are dry

Moisture may occur in the walls and floors. This will create a room that tends to wet and become a source of breeding of germs.

You can apply the tiles. Ceramics is a type of waterproof material. Floor or wall to be easily dried.

The walls are attached to the wall of a neighbor’s house will generally moist. Between the two walls with water-resistant materials (waterproofing) before it is closed ceramics.

Garbage disposal

Make sure that in making the design of the house there is adequate landfills. Bins should be sufficient to accommodate the amount of garbage daily. There is a cover, and have holes for drainage if the trash was cleaned.

Wells penetrating

Clean water is increasingly difficult to obtain. Meanwhile, we often let the rain water flushing into the city line. You can ask the architect of your home to provide rain water wells in your yard. A minimum by making a biopori hole.

Some things about the above you can discuss with the architect. Once the stage was built there to always care for and maintain the cleanliness of the house. All this will make your stay more calm. Living comfortably with the family for a long time.

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Making Wood Kitchen More Functional

Wood-KitchenCooking is the main activity in the kitchen. But it was not only processed foods are biased in the kitchen. New story, new inspiration, even exciting interaction with family members and relatives can be done in the kitchen.

How do these activities become more pronounced? Attention to detail the function of the kitchen is the answer.

In general, the kitchen is divided into four areas. Area, the area stores (storage), cooking, washing, and preparing food. But in the era of the all compact, the kitchen is required to accommodate the volume of activity and a lot of goods. Then came the kitchen products that support these demands. Among them is an integrated storage system with kitchen cabinets, cabinet systems open and close an increasingly varied, and technology of wood materials that are biased to maximize detail the character of wood materials.

More easily processed wood materials. Samarinda camphor wood, teak wood, or composite material of wood shaped, can be combined with storage systems, so as to create spaces that are more compact and maximize storage volume. First, the spaces in areas of difficult angles utilized. But now it becomes easier because there is a special cabinet shelf for corner area.

Similarly, the durability of wood. More options to improve the durability of this wood. From the use of anti-termite technology, advanced drying system, until the processed material, can be done. Processed composite material kitchen supporters are getting lighter. It certainly lighten the load of wood structure. Wood is not easy to warpage due to stress. Age kitchen can be more durable.

Supporting Materials Wood Furniture

Function is directly related to kitchen equipment and furniture. But remember, the design becomes important when the device was in the match with solid wood kitchen cabinets. So what can be done?

  • Make sure the purpose of the cabinet, so you get a picture of the size of the device and the necessary furniture. For example, certain cabinet design is intended as containers plate, then make sure the size of the cabinet according to the size of the device’s built-in plate rack on the market.
  • Plan the use of tools and kitchen furniture brand since its inception. Do a survey on the market to know the needs of furniture that fits in your kitchen. Ask for a brochure that shows the product specifications and size. It is important to align the device and furnishings with our kitchen design.
  • Kitchen devices require treatment. Make sure the kitchen design that makes it easy to care activities. Use a design that makes it easy to remove and install such devices in the kitchen material, without causing damage, such as peeling or damaged wood is too hard mounting bolts.

“tips for you”

  • Choose materials that have been in dry wood. Use anti-termite. Dry wood can reduce the weight of wood and not easily deformed.
  • When you choose to use wood resale of doors, frames, furniture or preparations that have good quality wood (teak, merbau, or camphor), choose the parts that are not exposed to pressure due to compression force of the structure. This is to prevent the hard wood is processed and formed.
  • Wood requires care, especially the often exposed to water. Layering of wood with a waterproof material should be done at the beginning of creation, so the dryness of wood is maintained.
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Interior Design

Spatial Tiny Houses

Small-Home-InteriorIf your house is small, do not be discouraged thereby eliminating the urge to buy furniture because they thought the house would narrow. There are several ways to work around.

‘Small house’ forces you to maximize the function of furniture in the house. That is, you are advised to choose furniture that can be used for various purposes. To overcome this obstacle, the partition is one answer. Partitioning can be a cabinet or shelf as a room divider. In this case the partition has many functions other than as a barrier to the views of the ‘living room’ to the ‘dining room’.

Partitions can be made ​​of plywood which were combined with glass coatings import motifs combine dark and light brown. It’s very in tune with yellow house paint is ivory. On the other hand, the partition will serve as a cabinet, tv rack, and a long shelf. Under Television, part of the partition can be used as a storage closet compact disc collection. In order for the device that you want to keep visible from the outside, use frosted glass in the door. Then be the living room is minimalist but still stylish. Do not forget to place the chair and one back of three separate modern coffee table with glass transparent model of the elbow.

To conjure up so impressed spacious bedrooms, you can put clothes storage cabinets are made of fused multitripleks in the corner with a vanity that direct contact with the bed. Thus these devices can connect in a single unit.

The master bedroom can be transformed into more freely with a bed that is not too large and given a touch of bright color so impressed at large. In order to more functions, bed or cot can be given a drawer for storing clothes, or your favorite linen.

Get around the tiny kitchen can be done by presenting a kitchen set that deliberately matching with the room so that the present alignment.

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Organizing kitchen, around the position of the Sun

The kitchen needs good air circulation. Activities will take place more comfortable cooking in the room with the air flowing smoothly.

Enough sunlight is equally important. In addition to saving electricity, sunlight also make the room free from humidity.

As a tropical country, Indonesia has abundant sunshine. The sun consists of the elements of light and heat. Light needed to conserve energy use. However, excessive heat makes the house uncomfortable.

The north and south receive less heat than the west and east. For this reason, windows and openings of the west and east sides should be avoided. Ideally, the narrow side of the building should be directed to the lower position of the sun (north and south).

Associated circulation and lighting, here are 5 things to note that the kitchen is more convenient:

A. Take advantage of large windows for light and air access to the maximum of the north and south.

2. You still possible to create windows on the east side, because the light coming from the east is the morning light that is not too hot. Conversely, avoid opening on the west side.

3. If the kitchen was already facing the west, make a lattice-shaped barrier or horizontal bamboo blinds on the side facing west.

4. If it does not allow for openings and windows, make a hole of light. Large skylight should be 1/10 of the area of the room. Such as your kitchen spacious 10 square meter, meaning the light must have a hole is 1 square meter. To get rid of cooking fumes, you can use cookerhood.

5. Place the wet area on the west side to the heat buildup in the room on that side can be neutralized by the water.