Category Archives: Rugs

furniture

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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cotton area rugs

Benefit of Buying Cotton Area Rugs

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There are many different types of material used to produce area rugs and cotton is one of the best material used to make floor rugs. There are several advantages to buy area floor mats made of cotton. They are natural Cotton is a naturally harvested from the bolls of the cotton plants. After harvesting the airy fiber, it is spun and the fiber becomes a string. Some families which are allergic to synthetic or wool material, hence cotton is ideal for such curing these medical conditions. It is also an extremely comfortable material that provides a great feel and warmth….

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area rugs

3 Great Tips to Choose the Best Area Rugs for Your Home

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Area rugs have gained great popularity in interior design through the recent years. When it comes to the best interior design items at affordable prices, the area rugs are the ones to look for. With very easy maintenance and simple installation, the area rugs are the most preferred objects by the best Interior designers. Though the area rugs come in all shapes and sizes, not all of them are suitable for every home. There are certain factors that have to be taken into account for selecting the best area rug. Just keep reading the article to know the 3 most…

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reindeer hide

Reindeer Hide Rugs – The Perfect Winter Home Accessory Piece

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Reindeer hides come in stunning natural hues of greys and browns. Over the recent years, their use as rugs and furniture throws in homes has increased due to their natural beauty and elegance. Most of them are sourced from the Arctic regions of Finland where their skins are a natural by-product of the meat industry. Due to their wonderful, tactile qualities, texture and colors, they are proving a hit in many contemporary and traditional households, and are used as unique rugs and furniture throws. A reindeer hide looks fabulous draped over the arm of your favorite armchair or sofa, and…

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carpet and rug pad

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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authentic persian rug

How to Check If a Rug Is an Authentic Persian Rug

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Buying an authentic Persian rug is a bright, colourful and stylish way to brighten up your room, whilst also adding a slightly unusual, exotic touch. A genuine, unique, handmade rug will be very hard wearing and should last for years and years, so even though it may have a slightly higher cost than a generic, mass-produced, machine-made piece from the carpet shop, it should last far longer and be a worthwhile investment. However, a United States embargo on Iranian products as of September 2010, prohibiting the import of all Iranian products into America, including rugs, pistachio nuts and caviar has…

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outdoor furniture

A Guide to Selecting an Outdoor Area Rug That Fits Your Space and Taste

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When setting up your outdoor patio and/or play area one thing that helps accentuate your décor is an outdoor area rug. The materials and technology used in preserving and strengthen these materials used have to lead to outdoor area rugs that are vastly improved in look and durability. Finding the best outdoor area rug to fit your needs patio and play area needs, however, does require some pre-planning. These steps, if taken carefully, will help you in choosing the perfect outdoor area rug for you. 1) Price – A rug could be the perfect material, size and colour but if…

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rug pad

Choosing the Right Size Rug Pad for Your Rug

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We all should have a rug pad under our area rug. The question I hear often is “what size rug pad do I need under my rug?” This question may receive different answers depending on who is answering yet there is no escaping the facts. The facts on the best size rug pad for rugs is that the rug pad should measure less than your rug. This is true for a few reasons. Since rug pads all have some sort of thickness, it is important that the edge of your rug lies flat against the floor. If the rug pad…

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How To Clean A Wool Rug

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The best way to ensure your wool rug lasts a long time is to ensure that it is vacuumed quite often as dust and dirt tend to gradually damage the fibres causing wear and tear. There is no such thing as using a special vacuum, they all do the same job but it is recommended that you avoid using the power brush head as they can damage the fibres. Instead use a head attachment with none moving parts such as the ones you would use on your upholstery or drapes and gently suck the dirt away. It is also recommended…

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quality carpet

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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