Aug 12

Types to save the consumption of water in the home

WATER vanishes!

It’s time to raise awareness, Mexico is among the countries with lower water availability worldwide so this is considered a valuable natural resource. Excite many activities where humans use this resource and one of them is what allows you to stay alive when ingested. It is extremely important to raise awareness of this need and responsibility in the management of this resource that some researchers rightly call it the “blue gold”. In this post I want to share with you some tips to reduce water consumption and expenditure in one of the places where we promote the culture of care to our family and future generations, our home.
1) Leaking water. Leaks are carefully because they often result in a house spending over 500 l per day and noiselessly. Invisible leaks and other that can be observed without any problem and is usually given by the constant dripping faucets, furniture and boards of bathroom and kitchen fittings either by their prolonged use or improper installation. Do the following exercise to make sure there are no leaks:

a) Leakage invisible. In the course of the test does not consume any water inside and outside making the house as lavatory faucets, sinks, garden, pools, etc..

Disconnect all devices use automatic appliances such as dishwashers, washing machines, pool filters, etc..

Take an initial reading water meter observing the position of the arrows, you read the following to close the outlets and disconnect devices. Wait approximately 10 to 15 min. And look closely at the meter, any movement is an indicator that doeth leak somewhere in the house facilities. The meter usually has a flow indicator does get movement once water passes through the meter and that indicates a leak. You can also observe leakage through hand movement registration secondary hand resembles a common clock.

b) leakage visible. If you have identified where the leak is, depending on how delicate that results will require hiring the professional services of a plumber or otherwise you can do it yourself by following these recommendations:

If the leak is in the toilet, do not panic leakage is easier to solve. Usually current plug lets out the water tank to have more than 1 year have been installed. To check for leaks, pour the water storage tank a little food coloring (cake, drinks etc..) And waiting for 10-15 minutes, if you notice that the toilet bowl is colored, it indicates that there is a leak . It is very easy to make the change from a current cap of the tank, you can get it at any hardware at an affordable price. Repair toilets, leaky faucets or shower or change them by mixing systems. You’ll save an average of 170 liters of water a month. Continue reading

May 01

Moving house, tips for moving to another city

Once you’ve made the decision to change cities it is best to travel to explore new terrain. Ideally, place home-work-school in the same area but this is not possible, it is best to pre-define-house search how far you’re willing to sacrifice within travel times.

It is a common mistake to try to explore the city and find a home in one day. This prevents insight into the area and explore our properties.

If you do not know the new city or have little time to decide where you will live ideally require the services of an expert in relocation of families as well as properties show also will advise you on the areas that best suit your needs.

The fees of these experts are usually covered by the companies that hire foreign talent and also get a commission for the placement of the house so you will not have to shell out for their services.

The real estate brokers are also an excellent alternative for advice because they know better than anyone the colonies and the type of properties that sold them. Tell lifestyle and type of home you want, based on that and on your budget, you can show the most attractive properties.

Define your priorities

The advantage of starting from scratch is the ability to find what really suits your needs. Write a list of everything you want to fulfill (price, style, meters built, number of rooms) and also what you would not be willing to accept as far away from your work or age of the plant.

Create also an intermediate category of what you’d be willing to compromise. Keep this list handy in your search and share with whom you advise, so attachment is easy work and get more out of reconnaissance trips.

Be clear about what you can and what you can not afford. The city can change your cost of living increase or imply having to maintain two homes while achieving the transition.

You will also have to pay a move that involves insurance to transport your belongings (this insurance is one area where you should never save) and, if you have school age children, you should consider the cost of admission to the new school and a new set of uniforms.

Search home within a price range according to your budget, prevent fall for a more expensive and end up going through a financial ordeal in another city.

Buy or rent?

Coming to a new city goes together some uncertainty. There is the possibility that the work is not what you expect your family or fails to adapt.

In these cases buying a property implies a greater risk because you may have to put it up for sale shortly with all the costs involved.

It is advisable to rent the first six to 12 months, this will allow you to confirm that the choice of the colony was correct and stabilize you in your job.

Remember that buying a home is not a decision to be taken lightly and is best done when the order and stability are present in your work, your relationships and your finances which is difficult to achieve when you are changing city .

If you consider the cost of a mortgage against the income from your new home you will see that there is a considerable difference, and if you take the option of renting, maybe you can save the difference for when buying a house is possible to take a greater amount of down payment and thereby reduce the amount of interest you pay to the bank.

Your home is the center of adaptation to your new city and the place where you will develop a sense of belonging, choose it according to your taste, needs and budget is essential to start with the right foot changing adventure town.