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Indoor Furniture, Outdoor Furniture – What’s the Difference?

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In the world of furniture manufacturing, there are companies that specialize in indoor furniture, outdoor furniture and between the two there is a limited amount of crossover. Outdoor furniture is built differently than the indoor variety, and while you can always use outdoor furniture inside, the opposite is not always the case. If you are debating moving some furniture for outside for a party or a much longer period of time, know what should and shouldn’t be used, and what can be made over to better handle the elements. Outdoor materials need to be sturdy enough to withstand variant temperatures,…

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How to Cut a Rug and Carpet Pad

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Rug and carpet pads sometimes arrive larger than your rug and require trimming. This could be done a few ways depending on the type of pad you have. For thinner, non-slip pads, usually a pair of household scissors works. If your rug pad is a thicker, more dense one, then a carpet knife or heavy duty scissors are usually needed. Before I start explaining what to use to cut the different types of rug pads, three important points are involved here. First, so as to not damage the floor underneath, be sure to have some protective layer on the floor…

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Carpet Cleaning Tips for Homes With Kids and Pets

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When you live in a home with kids, pets and their subsequent messes, the carpets quite often will start to look old and dirty long before they’re due. Following some very easy carpet cleaning tips by the Carpet Cleaning Vancouver crew (Zen Carpet Cleaning) will help your carpet return to that like new appearance and maintain it for many years to come, no matter what type of accidents or spills occur when the kids or animals are involved. The easiest tip to follow is to vacuum regularly and know that if you follow this tip religiously you can increase the…

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Best Carpet For Kids And Pets

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Choosing a carpet can be a stressful decision, it can be even more stressful if you have kids or pets as you always have to worry about spills and accidents. We have learnt of a new special type of carpet called the Tigressa H20 by ¬†Carpet One. It looks like a normal carpet on the front but it has a completely waterproof backing which means that spills can not soak through to the carpet padding. What does this mean? It means that when you clean up a spill it will actually be fully cleaned up as it does not soak…

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How To Choose The Right Carpet

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Shopping for a carpet is a lot like shopping for a car, it is a huge financial investment, there are tons of different typess to choose from and you often end up dealing with high-pressure salespeople who will just try to sell you the most expensive carpet on the market instead of the one best suited to your home. In order to help you make the right purchase, we are going to teach you the basics of what type of home each carpet has been created for.   Nylon¬†outperforms all other fibres in durability, resilience and easy maintenance. This is…

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Why Hire Professional Carpet Cleaners?

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Even though you clean your carpet very often, there is still dirt and germs that end up embedded deep into the carpet and require professional carpet cleaners to handle it. It is recommended to have your carpet get a deeper cleaning by professionals at least once a year, two to three times per year if your carpet sees high amounts of traffic on a daily basis. The number of advantages of getting a deep carpet cleaning by professionals is as followed: Professional Carpet Cleaners are well equipped with the right equipment, proven products and the best cleaning formulas to tackle…

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How To Care For Your Carpet After Flood Damage

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If you are the victim of a broken water pipe and your carpet has gotten flood damage, we have an easy way for you to remedy the situation all by yourself. All you will need is a Carpet Shampooing Machine and a hair dryer or fan. The first step is to move all objects that are sitting on top of the wet carpet so you have a large empty space to work in. After you have moved all furniture, bring in the carpet shampooing machine, set it to suck the water in only, do NOT activate the shampooer feature) and…

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Carpet Buying Tips

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Nothing feels better than the feeling of carpet under your feet plus it provides a safe, comfy spot for the kids to play on. But with so many different color, materials and designs available nowadays it can be quite difficult to choose the best option for your home. Some carpets require frequent cleaning which may not be an option if you have a busy daily schedule and some even may affect your health. Here are some great tips to follow when buying a new carpet for your home.

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