25 Feng Shui Tips for House Protection

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    Protect Your House with Smart Feng Shui

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    If you feel like your house can benefit from additional protection, feng shui might be able to help. Not all feng shui cures have an exotic, oriental look, so most of the time you can choose a cure that looks appropriate for your taste, as well as the period style of your home.

    Let's start with: A Strong Feng Shui Front Door

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    Strong Front Door

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    A strong feng shui front door is a door that has good proportions in comparison to the house as a whole. This simple point is often forgotten during home renovations, so you can often see two or three story houses with tiny front doors. Ivan Hunter/Getty Images

    Best protection starts with prevention, this is where a strong, solid and balanced front door is very important for the energy health of your home. Find out what makes a strong feng shui front door and how can you transform your own front door into a strong and powerful one.

    Next: Solid House Backing

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    Solid House Backing

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    Everybody does better with good, strong support. "I have your back" is one of the nicest things to hear, isn't it? Just like you need to have your back covered, so to speak, the same applies to your house. Living in a house with strong backing makes your feel stronger and supported, that's for sure. Find out what it means to have good and solid feng shui backing.

    Next: Smart Feng Shui Garden Design

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    Smart Feng Shui Garden Design

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    A good feng shui garden is more than just a beautiful, relaxing space. The smart use of feng shui principles in your garden will create a strong protective energy for your house, nourishing it with vibrant energy and cocooning it in sweet protection. 

    Next: Cures for Bad Neighbours' Energy

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    Cures for Bad Neighbours' Energy

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    If you find yourself in a challenging situation where there is constant low energy reaching your house from neighbours, there are several things feng shui can help you with. 

    Next: Use of Tortoise As Protection Cure

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    Tortoise As Protection Cure

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    The turtle, or tortoise is a classical feng shui cure for strength and protection. If you like the energy of the turtle, there are numerous ways you can benefit from it in your home or garden. 

    Next: Use Feng Shui To Create Uplifting, Happy Energy

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    Uplifting, Happy Energy

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    The stronger and happier the energy in your home, the less power any negative energy will have on your house. Cultivating happy energy in your home might be your best protection cure. 

    Next: The Dragon Symbol

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    The Dragon Symbol

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    The feng shui dragon is a powerful and auspicious traditional feng shui cure and an excellent feng shui symbol of strong yang/male energy. Read more

    Next: Crystals and Stones

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    Crystals and Stones

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    Natural stones and crystals can help with so many feng shui tasks, not the last of them being protection. Explore the different properties of various crystals and stones and choose the ones that are right for you and your home. Read more

    Next: The Bagua Mirror

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    The Bagua Mirror

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    One of the most popular, or well known feng shui protection cure - the famed bagua mirror - is the one to use with caution. Read all about the bagua mirror and see which one you should use (if you decide you need one). Read more

    Next: Tall Wind Chimes

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    Tall Wind Chime

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    A high quality, tall metal wind chime can provide strength and protection for your home, especially if placed in the right bagua area of your house ( one that is nurtured by the metal feng shui element). Ideally you want to place the wind chime outside, not inside your home. Read more

    Next: Fu Dogs

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    Fu Dogs

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    You must have seen the Fu Dogs, or Imperial Guardian Lions at the entrance of many Asian businesses - be they a bank building or a travel office.  Usually displayed as a couple, they are believed to bring strong protection and blessings of wealth. If you like their energy and feel that they will go well with your home, you can display the Fu Dogs close to your front door (they do not have to be big in order to work). Read more

    Next: Elephant Symbol

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    Elephant Symbol

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    The feng shui applications of the energy of the elephant symbol are many - from protection to wisdom to fertility. If the energy of the elephant symbol speaks to you, sure go for this beautiful and strong protection feng shui cure for your home. Read more

    Next: A Water Feature

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    Water Feature

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    In most cultures it is considered auspicious to have a water feature close to the house. Water brings the energy of renewal, fertility, abundance; it clears and purifies all low energy. Water also protects from bad energies; you might have heard the expression "bad spirits cannot cross water" - which actually has quite a bit of truth in it. Read more

    Next: Statue of Buddha

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    Buddha Statue

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    While there are many different Buddha statues and Buddha mudras you can choose from to bring good energy into your home, the most effective feng shui cure for protection is the "No fear" - Abhaya Buddha Mudra. If you can find a big enough statue for the front garden of your home, or anywhere near the main entrace, this will certainly create strong protective energy. Read more

    Next: The Right Front Door Color

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    The Right Front Door Color

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    The right feng shui choice of a front door color will bring strong energy to your whole house, while the wrong choice will weaken the energy.  In order to find the best color choice for your front door, you need to know its facing direction. Read more

    Next: Mystic Knot Design

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    Mystic Knot Design

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    The Mystic Knot is one of the most often used symbols in feng shui. Being a combination of six times the infinity symbol, this feng shui knot symbolizes a long and happy life full of good fortune. It is also a powerful feng shui protection symbol.Read more

    Next: Bright Lights on Your House Numbers

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    Bright Lights on Your House Numbers

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    Having intelligent lighting outside your house is not only a beautifying feature;  it is also a strong feng shui house protection cure. It is important to have your house numbers well placed and well lit. Read more

    Next: Sphere Shaped Objects

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    Sphere Shaped Objects

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    The most common use of the feng shui protection power of a sphere is the witches ball that you can see in many gardens. The sphere shape can also be subtly incorporated in many modern house exteriors. A sphere with a reflective shape is the best cure, as it reflects back any potentially negative energy. Read more

    Next: The Protecting Power of Color Red

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    Protecting Power of Color Red

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    Red color is the auspicious representation of the fire element, which is the energy of sun and life. A smart use of red color will bring joy, strength and protection to your home. 

    Next: Chi Lin/The Dragon Horse

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    Chi Lin/The Dragon Horse

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    Chi Lin is a mythical Chinese creature with the head of a Dragon, the body of a Horse, and the scales of a Carp fish. Also called the Dragon Horse, or the Chinese Unicorn, Chi Lin brings strong, protective feng shui energy with blessings of good health and prosperity
    Chi Lin is very loyal to its owner and is considered to protect the house from evil spirits. 

    Next: Dzi Beads Design

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    Dzi Beads Design

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    The image of the eye has always been a very powerful symbol in all ancient cultures. The eye is vigilant, all-seeing and protective, thus the wearer of jewelry with the eye design is somewhat protected by its vigilance. The same principle applies to a house -  incorporating (in a subtle way!) this design in your house exterior is considered to bring protection from malevolent energies. 

    Next: The Yin Yang Symbol

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    The Yin Yang Symbol

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    The yin-yang symbol has a very complex, ancient energy and mutliple uses. One of the feng shui uses of the yin yang symbol is for harmony and house protection. 

    Next: A Strong Center of the Home

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    Strong Center of the Home

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    The center of your home is very important for keeping the overall energy in your home strong, happy and protected. Read more

    Next: Pi Yao Energy

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    Pi Yao Energy

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    Pi Yao is one of the most protective feng shui cures with double duty - it is used for protection, as well as to attract wealth. 

    Next: Your Chinese Zodiac Sign

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    Your Chinese Zodiac Sign

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    Using the imagery of your Chinese zodiac sign is believed to make your energy, as well as the energy of your house stronger and more protective.

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