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Skylights aren’t Just for Looks! Read on to Find Out More!

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Skylights, though an attractive addition to any home, are much more than just mere looks. They are an efficient add-on to the roof and boast of functionality along with aesthetic value. They can increase your home’s energy efficiency, and make it a better place to live in. They are a wonderfully intelligent way of bringing in more natural light into homes. They make your homes warm naturally, saving you money on energy bills.

So, now you know what a skylight basically does. But what is it actually? It’s basically a window that’s installed on the roof of a building. They bring in rays of sunshine (or, in other words, joy) into the spaces inside the home or office. But as beautiful and useful they are, if not properly installed, they can turn out to be quite the headache for the homeowners.

So make sure to get an efficient skylight installation in Sydney. Spoton Roofing is the roofing specialist that you can go to. They are fully trained and experienced in this field and will install your skylight according to the highest quality and safety standards.

Why should you get skylights installed?

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To be honest, there are quite a few reasons why you should consider getting a skylight installed. Also, roof restoration in Sydney is done by efficient, professional companies and they will solve all your skylight installation problems too.

You just need to keep a check every now and then and ensure that your skylight isn’t leaking. Apart from that, it will provide you with multiple benefits such as:

  • Daylighting: One of the main reasons, skylights is becoming increasingly popular is because it reduces the need for artificial light. It brings in refreshing light from outside, balances the light inside, and reduces the glare from windows. It helps to bring in light into rooms that can’t fit in windows, such as attics and makes them look more spacious.
  • Energy-efficient: As obvious as it may seem, utilizing more and more of natural light would imply lesser amounts of artificial light being used. This helps one to conserve electricity, and ultimately, leads to slashed down energy bills. Also, the chimney or exhaust effect they have makes them take up the role of a passive air conditioner. Warm air is drawn upwards with the help of skylight, keeping the rooms cool So, it can effectively cut down your cooling costs, saving you a lot of money.
  • Mood-Lifting: This is a well-established fact. It’s medically considered that natural light can help in lifting one’s mood and spirits. For people who suffer from the SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) during the cold winter days or the dreary rainy months, skylights are perfect for you. When natural light will enter your room, you will automatically feel much happier and livelier.
  • Solar Heating: You can even purchase skylights which come equipped with a high Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SAGC). These will help you to benefit from the solar heat that comes in through the skylight. It will then naturally keep your home warm. This will cut down on your heating bills during the colder months.
  • Relaxing: People who have skylights in their homes are reportedly more relaxed and at peace. They feel more relaxed, bathed in the natural light. Some have even reported that the sound of rain falling on skylights is quite peaceful and tranquil.

So, these were some of the key benefits that skylights will bring into your lives. You might need to maintain it once in a while; but trust us, the small amount of upkeep is worth the advantages you will be enjoying for years to come. So, get a skylight installed today, and give the roof of your house and your life a complete makeover.

Siddharth Kashyap loves crafting content and sharing information about technology and business. Since the world mainly revolves around, business growth, and technological advancements, you can always find her delved into the digital world.

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Italian illustrator’s Instagram Account ‘The Happy Broadcast’ is All You Need To Watch To Get The Positive News Around The World

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In today’s world where every day you’ll get to hear the news related to the war, crime, rapes, terrorism, pollution, drug abuse and many more. I mean you don’t hear the news which is good and positive or something which makes you instantly happy and cheerful. So, to show us something good and positive, the Italian illustrator, Mauro Gatti is something to get inspired from.

As he was fed up hearing all the bad news every day, he created an account on Instagram, ‘The Happy Broadcast‘, where he has shown some of the positive news of 2019 that media has failed to broadcast. He is the person who is spreading everything good that is happening around the world.

Mauro Gatti fed up of every day bad news, that’s why he created ‘The Happy Broadcast’

 

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The reason behind the creation of ‘The Happy Broadcast’ is that he got fed up of hearing every day the bad news happening around the world. So, he wanted to spread some cheer among people by sharing all the positive news of 2019 using great illustrations which will surely make your day if you’ll have a look at them.

Have a look at what he said

He explains by saying, “A potential solution could be to limit the amount of bad news, basically slow down our personal news cycle, adding some positive news to our “news diet” to make sure that our outlook on the world is more optimistic. Also, it’s very important to invest time to deal with misinformation and the reliability of news sources.”

Also read: An Artist Draws Depicts Little Things In A Relationship Through Her Illustrations

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To fulfill this very motive he explains by saying, “to create something positive as anti-venom to the vitriolic rhetoric that pervades our media,” he shared on his official ‘The Happy Broadcast’ website.

Also read: An Artist Well Described The Love Between Couple In Daily Life By 10 Photos

He aims to bring the positive news forward

 

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Mauro Gatti is working along with his fellow artists to come up with illustrations to highlight the important news from different parts of the world. Through this project, he aims to discover the brighter side of the coin that the media often avoids. If you are also fed up with hearing all the bad news, it’s time to skip watching bad news for the time being. And now focus on all the good news through ‘The Happy Broadcast’. This will also help improve your mental health and overall wellbeing.

Have a look at some of his brilliant illustrations

We have picked some of his best illustrations to help restore your faith in humanity once again and believe that something good also exists in the world of today. If you want, you can also follow their official Instagram page to check their latest posts.

 

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So, if you haven’t watched his feed yet, go and watch them right away to brighten your day.

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Shop Your Heart Out at Mumbai’s Favourite “Crawford Market”

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How many Mumbaikars here? If you are a Mumbaikar, then you must be knowing how famous Crawford market is. It is famous for shopping for all your home decor items which are available at very cheap prices. If you are looking to refurbish your home space and give it a quick makeover, then Crawford market is the place you need to visit to buy all those quirky and stylish home decor items starting from as low as Rs. 150.

Yes, you heard that right. One can find stylish cushions, table lamps, cane baskets and many other things that will make your home look more stylish than it was before.

Scroll down to know more what all ‘Crawford Market’ has for you?

Crawford is not limited to things, it has many things to explore

DryFruits at Crowford Market Mumbai

It is quite a big market where every shopping lover should go once in his lifetime. No matter how much time you spend here, you will not be able to know what all the things this market has to offer. The market is very huge and is full of crowds. Once you will enter the market you will forget what you need to buy and whatnot.

What you will find here?

Here at Crawford, you will find a wide variety of things like makeup, cane baskets and dry fruits. There is a famous Indian Cane House which has a variety of cane items. These mini cane baskets are available for as low as Rs. 60. You can also shop Momos basket here.

Cane baskets In Crawford Market Mumbai

You will also find famous cutting chai glasses for about Rs. 200. You will find many stalls here on which you can shop for many little things like china salt and pepper shakers.

Also read: 6 Top Things To Do in The City of Dreams ‘Mumbai’

chai glasses in Crawford Market

You can also shop for lamps here to give your home a glam look. The market also has tiny bird-cages and fairy lights which you can add on your lamps to make it look more beautiful. You can shop for them for Rs. 150.

Lamps Crawford Market Mumbai

You can also purchase bedding and cool cushions and its covers for just Rs. 400.

Also read: 6 Differences between Your Favourite Metro Cities Delhi and Mumbai

Where is this market located?

Crawford Market Mumbai

This market is located at Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai, Dhobi Talao, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort.

Best time to visit

This is a very huge market and it gets crowded around 5 pm. So, it’s best to visit early here. You can visit this place either with your family or friends. And, yes don’t forget to carry big bags with you to keep safely what all you have purchased.

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8 Surprising Things That May Happen To You After Shedding Extra Pounds

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So, you were struggling hard to get back into your normal shape like you were before? Saying ‘NO’ to happy hours, not eating junk food or the things without which you could not live even a single day. I understand the journey of losing weight cannot be easy for anyone. And, when you finally lose weight many things change in your life. Not only does your body change, but everything else also changes. Like the things around you, your friends, your lifestyle, etc.

Read on to discover some of the consequences of losing your weight.

1. People may start criticizing you

When you plan to become slim, most of the people around you become super nosy and opinionated. You will find your friends and family saying things like “how did you do this”, “we can’t do such things”.

2. Be ready to get strange compliments

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When you lose weight, people will start saying things like “you looked great before” “you didn’t need to lose weight”. But you feel happy after losing your weight.

3. Your lifestyle changes a lot

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When you feel fit and healthier, you will start doing things that make you happy and the things which you were not doing earlier. Now, you like to wake up early and go for a morning walk rather than spending time with your friends on a sofa.

Also read: 8 Tips to Lose Weight Following 12-Week Plan

4. You will become pro at cooking

You know very well, how seriously you cooked when you were trying to lose your weight. And, now you have become pro at cooking anything and you feel proud about that.

5. You will hate eating sweets now

After you have eaten so much of clean food, you have stopped eating sweets now because you now like to keep an eye on your weight. So, you have stopped eating such things which were exciting you earlier.

6. You will get to know who your real friends are

Yes, relationships also change a lot when your body gets changed. Most of the friends will feel happy for you while others will feel jealous of what you have achieved. So, it’s normal if you notice things like these when you lose your weight and will get to know about the real faces.

Also read: Change These 6 Night Habits If You Want To Reduce Your Waistline and Get Back Into Shape

7. People may not be able to recognize you now

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Now, that you have lost your weight, most of them will not be able to recognize you. So, don’t be surprised if the fellow workers do not recognize you after seeing your changed version.

8. Your partner may not support you now

After shedding those pounds, your partner may feel threatened. They start feeling like that you have become much attractive and they fear that people might be attracted to you.

So, these were some of the things that may change when you lose your weight and be ready to face them all if you are in the process of shedding your pounds.

Also read: 7 Basic Ways You Should Know To Lose Belly Fat Easily

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