How to do packing for hassle free moving and shifting in India

Packing and moving is a common phenomena, you can neither ignore it, nor embrace it at ease. Yes, its tough to relocate to a new home, but it isn’t impossible to make it a bit hassle free. All you need to do is keep calm, and plan it on! Just plan properly before you pack and move to a new destination/home.

Among everything else, how to do packing is probably one of the most important questions you can ask when shifting and relocating your goods. How to do packing with the kind of packing materials you have and ensure it can be transported safely without damaging anything is really important.

It’s common for us to do packing of some of the items like kitchen utensil etc of our own and claim that we have done the packing of most common items and there are not much items. We hope we make such claims, movers will quote us a little us. May be true to some extent, but don’t forget that packing that you have done is not of any standard (most likely) and you will be responsible for any damage if happens.

Ask yourself several times if you have packed it right, most likely movers will take your words for it, but that’s not that right way to do it. If you want to pack yourself to save the costs, then rather learn how to do packing and then do it like a professional.

In this post I am going to share some amazing tips that should answer your query about how to do packing like a professional movers does and shift your household goods without any hassle.
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DIY Packing and Moving Tips for Hassle free Relocation

Home shifting is a very complicated activity, especially when you have dropped the idea of hiring a professional packing and moving agency. But if you have decided to do it all by yourself instead of hiring a packer-mover service, then you have to be prepared to brace loads of hassles and other complicated issues such as, lack in coordination with the transporter, insurance agency, inconvenience in arranging packing materials and what not. Continue reading DIY Packing and Moving Tips for Hassle free Relocation

Interior Designing for Kitchen: How to do it right

Kitchen is the busiest room among all the others in every house, and is loved by almost all the women or home-makers. The women love this area since they have to do loads of task here whole day. And since it’s on of the most important part of a home/apartment, it must be well-maintained and must look as good as the other rooms of the house. Hence, it’s very important for us to think well before starting interior designing for kitchen. Continue reading Interior Designing for Kitchen: How to do it right

Packing and Moving a House: Here’s how to get it right

Packing and moving a house to a new city require lots of planning and efforts. Without prior planning, the successful execution task will be next ti impossible. Be it local shifting or domestic shifting, you must treat the relocation as a damn big project, and you must apply strategies to complete it. You may sit down with pen and paper and list the procedures how you want to proceed.  Continue reading Packing and Moving a House: Here’s how to get it right

Wedding Planning Tips: Here’s how to organize a wedding in india

Are your parents wondering how to organize your wedding ceremony? Are you worrying as well?Don’t be tensed or stressed out. There are plenty of ways to ease your tension. Organizing a big and memorable day such as a wedding, require lots of effort in planning. After all, you marry just once in your life time. But, to make your load easy, here are some wedding planning tips which will help you organised s memorable wedding, that to without hiring a wedding planner.

Where and when to Start

No matter how much time you have, you must start planning about soon after the date is fixed. If you don’t start soon, you’ll realize that there are lots of things to do, but no time in hand at all. And when you have such realisation, you will start panicking! So, why to trouble yourself?

Start with Bookings

There are so many things which are required to be booked. And the first service that has to be booked is a ceremony hall, or a suitable venue for wedding reception party. Choosing a venue depends upon many factors such as its location, distance from your and your relative’s home, its capacity to accommodate guests, and etc. You also need to fix the venue early, so that you can go for printing the invitation cards.

Wedding Invitation

Once the venue for the ceremony is fixed, the next step is to choose the design of the invitation cards, and get it printed as soon as possible. Remember to mention the time, date, contact numbers and the detailed address, landmark and driving direction of the venue, so that,  people can reach out easily. Wedding invitation must be sent in advance so that your relatives so that they can plan accordingly.

Catering and Decoration

Next important thing is to find, and book a worthy caterer. You can Google and easily find a few caterers, and discuss with them about the menu, pricing and etc. Similarly, you will have to find and book decorator, who can decorate the venue and also fits your budget.

Booking Vehicles

Book the wedding car, or horse(as per the wedding tradition in India) for the groom and bride, way before the wedding day. You must also book vehicles to ensure that your family members and guests are able to travel smoothly.

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I hope these DIY tips will help you plan your wedding pretty well. You can also hire professional Wedding Planners or Wedding Coordinators, who can help you organize your marriage, and reception both. Wish you a happy Wedding, and make it memorable. 😀

Home Shifting Checklist for Packing and Moving within India

Relocating is unavoidable in today’s era, and no matter how many times you have moved your house, keeping track of every process involved in home shifting is never easy. There are lots of things which you’ll personally have to do, which includes planning, finding movers, scheduling and tracking everything well to avoid any hassle. The day when you have decided to relocate your house, you ought to find out the most efficient movers and packers companies, arrange insurance for your goods, update your address, and look after other things too. Hence, having a home shifting check-list would definitely help you track down each of these tasks, as you’ll be done with the relocation easily.

Home shifting checklist for moving a house

Tracking and scheduling is an integral part of hassle free home shifting. A properly created home shifting checklist can help you track several tasks like finding movers, checking abut subscriptions and much more. Just to make sure, you don’t miss anything; We’ve created this home shifting checklist to help you keep track of everything when moving a house.

Home shifting checklist

1. Find a Packing and Moving Agency

The first and foremost thing that you will have to do is reach out to a professional, and efficient packing and moving agency, who can help you pack and move your goods at ease. You can just visit our site ServiceSutra.com to compare rates and offers from multiple packing and moving companies, in just a click. Comparing rates and offers will help you understand the average costs, and the process of relocation.

2. Pets and Animals

Do you have pets? Are you planning to take them along with you to your new home? If yes, then you have look for some special arrangement to take them along. Most moving-packing companies don’t take the duties of your pets, so talk to them in advance and know whether they can or cannot make any arrangements for your pets.

3. Furniture and other old items

Do you want to carry all the furniture to your new home? Is there any old furniture that you don’t want to carry? Make a list of the goods which is useless, or old and sell/donate/or dispose them off. Why to clutter your home unnecessarily?

4. Plants and other such goods

Are you taking plants with you? If carrying them is burdensome then lease gift it or donate it to someone.

5. Subscriptions and Payments

Have you stopped or changed your address and home location in important documents? Have you stopped all the local subscriptions?  Make sure you do that! Update and handle all your documents, accounts and even subscriptions. Get your address updated or and subscription closed before relocating.

6. Local Supplies

Make sure you pay all the debts and other bills of local services such as electricity, phone, local suppliers like the grocery store and etc.

7. Update Your Offline Social Network

Today we are available on Facebook, twitter and Google Plus, but our offline social circle is equally important. Let them know you are shifting, give them your new contact details. Make a list of people you need to share your new contact details with.

8. Cleaning Your Old and New Home

You must do loads of arrange to get your old home clean, specially if it’s a rented flat or apartment. As you’ll leave, some one else may be staying, so get it cleaned. Also ensure that your new home is clean before you enter it.

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Follow the above tips to make and follow a check-list before relocation. A check-list will never disappoint you. In fact, it will reduce your mental pressure a lot! And to reduce the physical pressure of relocation, you can opt for a packer-mover company. If you have more suggestions, please write it on the comment box. We will be happy to receive feedbacks. 🙂

How to Decorate your Home and Surprise Your Partner this Valentine

Finally the special day of the year has finally arive, and love is immensely in the air. Wondering why? Well, wake up it’s the Valentine’s Day week! Boys and girls, or hubbies and wives out their, you are all expected to do something special to express your feeling for your beloved and better-half. No matter how young is your relationship, but girls would love to see you doing something special for her.

No doubt that people must be doing something or other different and special for their beloved maybe on a regular basis, but this day shouldnt be wasted at all.

Here’s how to decorate your home and surprise your partner

There are tons of ideas and creative things that you can utilize to make this day special for your love, but still here are some tips you can apply.

  • Your home’s entrance is the most vital part. Hence, you should do some simple decoration just to give her clue of what’s awaiting inside. You may hang some heart shaped balloons, or some sheer curtains to give it a romantic look.
  • Light some scented candles, turn on some nice instrumental music in the background. This will create a very romantic ambience at your home.
  • If you are too tired to go for a dinner after a hectic office, then better plan for a candle light dinner at home. Order food, chocolates, ice-cream and other items in advance. Arrange a special table for two, to get that awesome feel of being together. Put a rose or her favorite flowers on the table.
  • Decorate your bedroom with pink, maroon or red coloured accessories. These colours are meant to do wonders, and they are very passionate and romantic as well. And always remember to choose a colour as per your partner’s choice, and then decorate it. Change bed cover, pillow cover, cushions, and curtains and keep in mind that the colours of these materials should compliment each other. You may use heart shape cushions for this as a fancy decorative item. You can also place a special Valentine’s Day greetings with your message written in it, along with a special gift, on the bed.

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Valentine’s day comes just one’s in a year, so don’t you think this day should be made grand? Of course you have the other days too to celebrate grandly, but don’t ignore this day. Celebrate the day of love grandly.

Ravi Pugaliya & Associates Kolkata – Interior Designer in Kolkata

Ravi Pugaliya & Associates (Kolkata) offers proficient Interior Designing and Decoration services for home, office, showrooms, restaurants and even for shops. Mr. Ravi Pugaliya, the head of the company had started this interior designing company in the year 1991. Mr. Pugaliya himself is a qualified Interior Designer, and an Entrepreneur. His company has handled various Interior design and decoration projects till date, with assurance of great quality and customer satisfaction.
Today, the company has stands sturdy and successfully, and has a team of dedicated, qualified and experienced designers and craftsmen, who work together to offer magnificent Interior Designing and Decoration services to the customers across India. They are capable of handling all kinds of projects related to interior designing. Whether someone wants to design their Living Room, Kitchen, Bedroom, Kids Room, Offices, Shops, Restaurants, or beauty Salons, Ravi Pugaliya & Associates is always ready to take up the job, and completely on time and perfectly.

An unparalleled dedication and professionalism of the team ensures best quality designs, and highest level of customer services. As they say “Our Interior design process comply with the International Quality Standards, and so we guarantee the quality and durability for our work”

Ravi Pugaliya & Associates serves customers from all across various cities in India and even abroad. This company has designed and managed numerous prestigious interior, architecture, and other related projects for many multinationals, corporate and successful individuals in India and abroad. Their client list includes Bansal Tea Co. Pvt. Ltd kolkata, Binod Behari Dutta Pvt.Ltd, Balram Bask & Co. Pvt. Ltd kolkata, Deep Group of Hotels, Lucknow Fantassy Furnishing Pvt. Ltd kolkata, Mr.S.kanoi Assam, TFC Fincons PVt.Ltd, Kirti Ornaments Pvt. Ltd- Mumbai, Dimensional Financial Securities Pvt. Mumbai, Ramesh Chandra Pvt. Ltd. Kanpur, and many more!

If you want to hire a Professional Interior Designer for your home, office or any other place from Kolkata, then you may request us for a no obligation quote estimate for free.

Off-Page Search Engine Optimization Tips

Off page Search Engine Optimization or SEO involves tasks, that you usually perform off web pages, in order to get better search results on popular search engines. Once you have fixed the basics on your web pages, and made it search engine friendly, its now time to considers the factors that might affect the overall search results. But the process is not from on your own domain or web pages, but outside the domain like posting on directories, building links or submitting your website to popular directories like the dmoz.org

In order to optimize your website, and to make it appear on top of the search engines, both on page SEO and off page optimization, it is equally important for you to balance the SEO process properly.

Why off-page optimization is Important for better search engine results (SER)
Every Search Engine has its own unique algorithm, and they use this algorithm to assign certain rank (page rank) to each of the web pages while scrolling. But in general each of these search engines assign page ranks to every pages, that they scroll. And this is how, the higher ranked page appears right on the top of the search results.

Link building and its impact on page rank
Now, there are several factors that are considered while assigning rank the web pages, but the important one is the back-link. Let us consider that your website is about Interior Designers, and if you are putting a link to another website of Interior Design magazine, then the magazine website will earn votes. In other words, you are endorsing that web-magazine in  Google and also in other search engines. Assumes that the magazine website is relevant, and they consider it very popular (also called as link popularity). Every Such link affects the page rank.

So, the other websites linked to your own website directly affect your page rank. And if the website linked to your website is popular, then its advantageous for. Always try linking to popular websites that are relevant to your website. This will help you build your website’s popularity, and increase your page rank. Also as discussed in on-page optimization tips, your anchor text for the back-links must have relevant keyword or phrase to make it more effective. Another important thing that is required to be considered, is the quality of the back-link.

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Quality is always considered more important that quantity. So, try to get back-link from top-notch websites, who command authority and earns a lot of fame and name in your industry/sector. Remember “SEO is all about Fresh and relevant Text, Links, Popularity and Reputation.” Keep these stuffs in mind and go ahead successfully with your website. 🙂

Living Room and Bedroom decoration ideas for valentines day

The Valentine’s day countdown is just about to begin, and I’m sure most of them are all geared up to do something very special for their Valentine. It’s feeling of love that energizes, and motivates us to do something to surprise our valentine. So, why not thinking big and giving a grat surprsie to your valentine? How about decorating your living room to impress your beloved? Without taking much of your time, let me share some quick and easy tips for decorating your home this valentine’s day. Check out this living room and bedroom decoration ideas, so that you can follow those.

Set a theme

As it’s a valentine’s day, try to select a them that is cute, passionate, and evoke a lovely feeling. Do not select a theme that’s out of context or boring. Decide the theme, and set everything accordingly.

Choose a Colour

Choosing right colour for decorating the room is a must. There are several shades of colours that you can use for different occasions. Since you are planning to decorate your bedroom and living room for this special occasion, you can choose any colour such as pink, red, maroon, and any other shade that your spouse/partner likes.

Create Space

Start off the decorating task by creating some space. Make your room look clutter free and spacious. Put aside things that you don’t need, maybe in a different room, or in the store room. Create some breathing space; it will make your room look good and spacious.

Curtains

You may change your bedroom and living room curtains, to provide the room with a fresh look. Change the old curtains and use new ones, and ensure it goes will with the shade of the room’s wall. You can decorate the curtains as well by putting laces or ribbons around it, to make it look even better.

Cushions

Small and simple cushion gives furnishes a voguish look. So, you can add some small cushions on your bed, or couch. Since its Valentine’s day, add some red or pink heart shaped cushions, along with some romantic message inscribed on it.

Candles

To create a romantic environment, use scented candles or now a days you have essential oil lamps too, which can be lit to spread pleasant aroma. Nothing works better than a candlelight, to create a beautiful and romantic ambience. If you want to stick with your electric lamps, then try dim lamps or fairy lights. Don’t go for lights which are very bright, because it will spoil the mood completely.

Balloons

To make your living room and bedroom look romantic, hang or tie some balloons. Balloons are easily  available in the markets in various sizes, shapes and colours. Use a few balloons and tie them using ribbons. Then hang or tie them near the bed, with the windows or etc. You can use gas balloons which float easily, so you need not hang them, just let them float near your ceiling.

Flowers

Flowers can do wonder! Flowers can be easily used to decorate your rooms in valentine’s day. You can either put them in vases, or sprinkle their petals over the bed. But try using roses, over any other flowers, because it symbolises love.

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Love is more about the care and affection, that you show to your spouse or partner. So, each and every bit that you are doing for them must be perfect. Try to maintain perfection while decorating your living room and bedroom for the valentine’s day occasion, and do follow the mentioned ideas.