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Make your Home an Elderly-Friendly Home - Favourite Homes
18 June 2019
Make your Home an Elderly-Friendly Home
Old age dawns on everyone eventually – it’s a part of the circle of life. The day-to-day tasks that were once so easy, slowly take on the guise of a cumbersome chore. This is the time to re-think about...
Feng Shui for Main Entrance Door - Favourite Homes
11 June 2019
Feng Shui for Main Entrance Door
There is a lot that goes into the making of your home, whether it’s an apartment or a villa. According to the ancient Chinese science of Feng Shui, the placement of various features in your home affects its ‘Chi’,...
Creative Tile Ideas - Favourite Homes
7 June 2019
Creative Tile Ideas
One of the best ways to get creative in a home is with the tiles. Tiles are required in every part of the home, whether for the floor, the bathrooms, the kitchen backsplash and in some cases, even the...
CSI Church Trivandrum - Favourite Homes
28 May 2019
CSI Church Trivandrum
Christianity is believed to have come to India as early as 52 AD through St. Thomas, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus who supposedly landed in Muziris, Kerala. And the first church is believed to be the St....
What’s the Best way to Clean Wood Furniture? - Favourite Homes
21 May 2019
What’s the Best way to Clean Wood Furniture?
Wooden furniture and embellishments have been symbols of classy elegance and posh living for many generations past. Kerala, with its rich resource of different types of wood from the Western Ghats, is well known for its lavish use in...
eading Builders in Trivandrum - Trivandrum
14 May 2019
Leading Builders in Trivandrum
Trivandrum is the coastal capital city of Kerala and resplendent with verdant greenery, culture, history and a booming IT industry that is expanding at a rapid rate. This has also resulted in an increasing need for new homes to...
Interesting Sightseeing Places in Trivandrum - Favourite Homes
10 May 2019
Interesting Sightseeing Places in Trivandrum
Also known as Thiruvananthapuram, Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala. The city’s history goes back many centuries and was once the capital of the princely state of Travancore too. Backed by its rulers, Trivandrum emerged as a center for...
Tips to Reduce Wastage of Water at Home - Favourite Homes Tips to Reduce Plastic Waste at Home - Favourite Homes Plants Suitable for Growing Inside the Apartment - Favourite Homes Latest Flooring Trends - Favourite Homes Latest Trends in False Ceilings - Favourite Homes Real Estate Industry Trends - Favourite Homes Eco-friendly Building Materials - Favourite Homes Energy Saving Bulbs - Favourite Homes What is Home Security Systems - Favourite Homes Green Building Concept - Favourite Homes
24 April 2019
Tips to Reduce Wastage of Water at Home
With global changes in climate and extreme weather conditions hitting most parts of the world, drought is an increasing threat looming over the horizon. Natural water resources are also becoming increasingly polluted, thereby restricting potable water fit for human...
Tips to Reduce Plastic Waste at Home - Favourite Homes
21 April 2019
Tips to Reduce Plastic Waste at Home
It was in 1907 that the first entirely man-made plastic material was created and soon became the rage. As this material was lightweight and strong, it was used for making almost anything ranging from telephones to kitchenware to toys,...
Plants Suitable for Growing Inside the Apartment - Favourite Homes
11 April 2019
Plants Suitable for Growing inside the Apartment
With the population increasingly preferring to settle down in big cities, where land is scarce and access to parks and greenery even rarer, people are moving further and further away from nature. Living a life removed from close contact...
Latest Flooring Trends - Favourite Homes
2 April 2019
Latest Flooring Trends
The hardest working part of the home is the flooring, which is why you should choose your floor carefully. Another reason is its compatibility in style with the rest of the home. This because the floor serves as the...
Latest Trends in False Ceilings - Favourite Homes
26 March 2019
Latest Trends in False Ceilings
False ceilings are also known as dropped ceilings. They have basically suspended ceilings below the main ceiling and are being increasingly touted as a symbol of sophistication. The new-age homes are increasingly being adorned with this glamorous feature which...
Real Estate Industry Trends - Favourite Homes
19 March 2019
Real Estate Industry Trends
In India, the real estate industry holds a lot of significance as it’s the second-largest employer of manpower – with the agriculture sector being the first. This sector comprises of four divisions – residential, commercial, hospitality and retail. It...
Eco-friendly Building Materials - Favourite Homes
12 March 2019
Eco-friendly Building Materials
With advancements and improvements in building materials, the construction industry has been forging ahead at rapid speeds. However, it is time to pause and think about the effect of this construction boom on the environment. This is due to...
Energy Saving Bulbs - Favourite Homes
5 March 2019
Energy Saving Bulbs
The era of the traditional incandescent bulbs is drawing to a close thankfully. With emerging technology, we now have energy saving bulbs like the CFL (compact fluorescent lights) and LED (light emitting diode) to replace them. The traditional filament-burning...
What is Home Security Systems - Favourite Homes
25 February 2019
What are Home Security Systems?
Wanting the best security for the home and family is a given with most people. And with the adults spending increasingly longer periods of time away at work, the safety of their homes and family members becomes a crucial...
Green Building Concept - Favourite Homes
18 February 2019
What is Green Building Concepts?
Growth and development have made a large negative impact on our natural environment. The buildings we create use up a lot of these natural resources in their construction and operation. And this is why the concept of green buildings...
Childproofing Checklist - Favourite Homes
11 February 2019
How to Baby-Proof Your House
The birth of a baby into the family is a major event, a complete game-changer. The entire household shifts gears and starts to revolve around the newest entrant in their lives. However, baby’s aren’t just the cutest things alive,...
Plants That Clean The Air - Favourite Homes
4 February 2019
Best Indoor Plants for Air Purification
You maintain hygiene, cleanliness and neatness in your home, yet there is this oppressive feeling of stagnation that could result in headaches, nausea, and ear, eye or nose irritation. Commonly referred to as ‘sick building syndrome’, it is due...
What is RERA - Favourite Homes
28 January 2019
What is RERA?
The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act of 2016 was passed by the Indian parliament to protect the interests of homebuyers as well as boost investment into the realty sector. It is expected to bring clarity, transparency, accountability and...
Traditional House Designs - Favourite Homes
21 January 2019
What are Traditional House Designs?
Traditional home designs don’t fit into any specific style or era. They come with quaint and charming features that are eternal in their outlook. But modern-day home designers are clever including contemporary amenities and conveniences of the future into...
Investing in Property vs Jewellery or Stock - Favourite Homes
14 January 2019
Investing in Property vs Jewellery or Stock
When your bank balance piles up and you have a neat little nest egg looking you in the face, you wonder whether keeping it in the bank is really worth it or if you should invest it somewhere more...
Room Painting Ideas - Favourite Homes
7 January 2019
Colours to be used in Different Rooms
The first thing to impact a person’s mind when entering a home is the colour; the décor, furnishings and finishing get noticed after a while only. The colours we choose to surround ourselves with are an extension of our...
Positive Energy Items for Home - Favourite Homes
26 December 2018
Ways to Introduce Positive Energy into Your Home
The home is your comfort zone, the place where you feel safe and secure, the place where you can let yourself go and be who you are. It’s also the place where you nourish relationships and build memories, where...
Demand for Apartments - Favourite Homes
17 December 2018
Increasing demand for Luxury Apartments in Kerala
With increasing globalization and the world becoming a village where everyone has knowledge of other cultures, luxury is fast becoming something on the common side. More and more people are getting attracted to luxurious lifestyles, with the housing sector...
Prayer Room Ideas for Home - Favourite Homes
10 December 2018
Best Prayer Room Ideas for Home
Everyone derives peace and tranquillity from their spiritual closeness to their god, whatever their religion is. And when it comes time to set up your own home, most people prefer including a small area meant exclusively for praying and...
Villas vs Apartments vs Villaments - Favourite Homes
3 December 2018
Villas vs. Apartments vs. Villaments
Be it an apartment, villa, villament or a stand-alone house, at the end of the day, a home is where the heart is, the shape notwithstanding. But before making grand sweeping statements, we need to know exactly what we...
Good Colors for Home - Favourite Homes
26 November 2018
What are some Good Colours for Homes?
When it comes to decorating, choosing the right colour can get a bit daunting. But it also makes all the difference about what a room says about itself. When painting your home, keep the purpose of the room in...
Home Safety Products - Favourite Homes
19 November 2018
Home Safety Products
The world is full of potential dangers and hazards with accidents happening daily. But that’s not to say that numerous accidents are avoided daily too. While many would like to believe that everything is always going to be perfect...
Traditional Home Décor - Favourite Homes
12 November 2018
Traditional Home Decor Ideas
While it’s true that traditional home designs never go out of fashion, keeping such homes decorated with just the right kind of themes and décor can become challenging. After all, you want your home to be functional too, aside...
Lucky Indoor Plants - Favourite Homes
7 November 2018
Plants that are Lucky for Homes
Everyone is looking for a little bit of extra luck, health, wealth and prosperity in their lives and as luck would have it, there are some very convenient and beautiful ways you can achieve this. Who would have believed...
Bedroom Colour Ideas - Favourite Homes
22 October 2018
What are Some Positive Colors for Bedrooms?
The bedroom is your retreat, your personal space where you can rest and relax in your own little piece of heaven. This is all the more reason why you should choose the colours of your bedroom with care. You...
Home Design Ideas - Favourite Homes
8 October 2018
Useful Home Interiors Ideas
Interior designing is a science as well as an art that deals with creating functional spaces within a building. These functional spaces are both fashionable as well as decorative creations within the home.
How to Live a Happy Life - Favourite Homes
1 October 2018
How to Live a Happy Life?
The whole purpose of human existence is to live a happy life. Happiness isn’t always easy to get and often eludes many. It’s something that is measured in different ways by different people. Some people mistake happiness for a...
Importance of having a Green Area at Home - Favourite Homes
10 September 2018
The Importance of having a Green Area at Home
Humans and nature are infinitely intertwined together. While nature can do without man, man needs nature for his survival. There is something about greenery that is so rejuvenating to the senses and soul that it can almost be termed...
Interior Design Trends - Favourite Homes
24 August 2018
What are the Latest Interior Design Trends?
Latest design trends don’t necessarily have to refer to clothing and accessories. They can be used in numerous other contexts too, including interior decoration. Just the way the latest designs are meant to enhance the appearance of the wearer,...
Modern Home Plans - Favourite Homes
22 August 2018
What is Modern Home Plans?
With the passage of time over the centuries, home designing has been evolving. The trends have been changing in accordance with the improvement in technology, mingling of ideas from different nations as well as the availability of building materials.
Home Buying Tips - Favourite Homes
14 August 2018
Things to Know when Buying a Home
Taking the decision to buy your own home is probably going to be the most financially significant purchase you will ever make in your lifetime. While it’s impossible to be too prepared when buying a home, you do need...
Tips For - First Time Home Buyer
7 August 2018
Help for First-Time Home Buyers
Economic growth, as well as the easy availability of home loans and disposable incomes, has load to a boost in investment in the realty sector. But buying a home can be a pretty daunting affair, especially for those who...
Real Estate Investing - Favourite Homes
24 July 2018
How to Invest in Property?
Indians have realized that the real estate sector in the country is one of the strongest in the world. In spite of economic meltdowns, the realty sector in India has always managed to survive and has always been the...
Find a Good Builder - Favourite Homes
17 July 2018
How to Choose a Good Builder
On the road to buying a new home, you will need to shop around for a good builder before shopping for the right home. The kind of home notwithstanding being it a stand-alone, a villa or an apartment, the...
Apartment Buying Tips - Favourite Homes
10 July 2018
How to Choose a Good Apartment
Buying a home is no small feat and requires diligent planning and in-depth research. When buying, don’t fall for just the amenities or the wall paint or the cute balcony and finalize on the apartment pronto. You need to...
Indoor Plants for Bedroom - Favourite Homes
3 July 2018
Bedroom Plants that Help You Sleep Better
There is nothing more peaceful than being amidst nature and nothing worse than tossing and turning in bed while the night whiles away! These sleepless nights with just the ticking alarm clock for a company can take a toll...
26 June 2018
What is LEED Certification?
Climate changes and global warming are very real threats. The earth is slowly running out of natural resources and there is a growing need to conserve whatever natural resources can be saved. This is how non-profit organizations like the...
Veli Lake - Places to See in Trivandrum - Favourite Homes
19 June 2018
Veli Lake
There is something about the beauty of natural water that enraptures most people. To some, it is deeply inspiring and they can sit and stare into its depths, weaving poetry in the depths of their minds while to others,...
Kowdiar Palace Trivandrum - History - Favourite Homes
12 June 2018
History of the Kowdiar Palace
There are numerous palaces and royal homes scattered all over Kerala, with Trivandrum having its fair share too. This city is irrevocably intertwined with the princely state of Travancore, having been its capital during the last few centuries of...