A home is a structure in which a family resides. A room is a section of a building's interior that is separated from other regions by walls and a door and has its own floor and ceiling. A home is generally split into rooms (as bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, family rooms, and dining rooms). The words "room and board" are used to describe the provision of lodging for someone who does not pay cash but instead agrees to repay the provider with labor or service. This type of arrangement is common among students attending school or working during non-school hours.
A boarding house is one where people live as guests in rooms owned by another person or persons. In most cases, boarding houses provide shared facilities such as kitchens and lounges where guests can meet and talk with others like them.
In Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, a hostel is a hotel without a bar or restaurant that usually provides simple accommodation for travelers on a budget. Although hostels vary in quality and style, they all offer single rooms known as dorms. Each dorm contains individual storage lockers for belongings.
In North America, a homeless shelter is a place that provides temporary housing for individuals who do not have a regular address because they are unable to care for themselves due to being unemployed, disabled, or escaping domestic violence. Homeless shelters often provide food, laundry facilities, social activities, and referrals to other services needed to find longer term housing.
The "inner home" features rooms large enough for a family of four to live comfortably, as well as areas with running water and electricity. It has an entrance, a living room, a dining room, a TV, an air conditioner, a kitchen, bedrooms, a children's room, a bathroom, and so on. In modern homes, the inner home often has its own separate heating and cooling system.
In addition to the inner home, most houses have an exterior wall containing windows and doors that lead outside. These are called the "outer walls" of the house. The outer walls may be made of wood, brick, stone, or metal. They can be one single piece or composed of several components built by different people over time.
Between the outer walls and the inner home lies the house itself. This is called the "interior." The interior consists of walls, floors, and ceilings within the house itself. It includes all storage space such as closets and cabinets too.
The outer walls of a house keep the environment out while providing protection from the elements. They also provide privacy for the inhabitants. However, this protective feature comes at a cost: it makes it harder to heat or cool the house.
Roofs are usually made of tiles, shingles, or other materials installed on top of the walls surrounding an inner area. The roof protects this area from rain and snow.
A living room is a room in a house that is used to entertain guests, converse, read, or watch television. A living room is also known as a lounge, a sitting room, a front room, or a parlor. It is distinguishable from other rooms in a house by its purpose. Other rooms may be used for sleeping (bedroom), eating (dining room) or working (office).
The word "living" here means "relating to life; having the power of living." Thus, this term refers to a room where you can live your life comfortably and peacefully.
In large houses, separate living rooms may be found on each floor, while in smaller homes, they often share a space. Living rooms are often furnished with sofas and chairs for relaxing after a long day at work or playing with your children. In larger houses, there may be a billiards table or chess board available for use by the residents. In small towns before television became popular, people would go to the local movie theater to relax after a hard day's work.
Living rooms are usually open spaces, but some have walls which divide them into separate areas such as a kitchen wall which separates the living room from the dining room. These divided living rooms are useful when planning events because you can plan what area will be used for what purpose without making any changes to the overall layout of the house.
"House" as defined by children. (First of two entries.) 1: a structure designed for human habitation. 2: something utilized by an animal for refuge (such as a nest or den). 3: a structure in which something is maintained, such as a carriage house. 4: entrance into the household Her commotion woke up the entire house. She was not pleased that there was no milk for her tea. "—a story told to young children by their parents or caregivers
The first story children hear about houses is usually about Cinderella. The fairy godmother transforms Cinderella's step-sisters' dresses so they will fit them again after the ball. The second story often includes pictures or drawings with the story. These help children understand what a house looks like and give them ideas about how it might be used.
Children learn about houses from their observations around them. They may see houses when visiting relatives or friends, in newspapers or magazines, on television or the internet. Children also learn about houses by listening to your conversations with them. If you talk about doors and windows, then they will know what a house looks like. You can also tell them stories about houses, which will help them understand why people build structures to live in and what uses they can find for them.
It is important for children to learn about houses early on in life because this knowledge will help them understand why their parents need time alone and why they sometimes have to go away on business trips.