Published at Wednesday, November 07th 2018, 06:33:38 AM by Robin Rapace. Area Rugs and Pads. When a rug is walked on, there is pressure to push through the rug and hit the floor. A quality rug pad will act as a barrier between the carpet and the floor to prevent any scratching from the back of the rug to the floor. Therefore, the carpet pad should be solid as opposed to one with holes in it. The more solid and dense the pad, the better the protection to the hardwood floor.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:26:39 AM by Robin Rapace. Area Rugs and Pads. For choosing the correct rug pad, use the following guideline. A pad needs to provide 3 main functions. For one, it should hold the rug in place on the floor. Two, it should provide a cushioned support. Third, it should protect the floor from harm. There are many different types of pads in the marketplace today. But finding one that can provide all 3 of the main functions we describe can be a challenge. Most rug pads satisfy the function of keeping the rug in place and not slipping. There are thin and thick open mesh types of pads that are made in China and coated with PVC (polyvinyl chloride) that do a great job of keeping rugs from moving on the floor. This same type of product can be found domestically where it is coated with a natural rubber vs PVC. This product does an effective job of keeping the rug from moving as well. Other products that provide good non-slip properties include the felt rug pads that are coated with a natural rubber. So for satisfying this non-slip function in a rug pad, there are many options to choose from depending on your budget.
Published at Saturday, October 20th 2018, 01:47:55 AM by Fabien Dubos. Area Rugs and Pads. Protects the floor: Area-rugs can cause scratches to floors. The dust and dirt particles that collect beneath a carpet can easily scratch a floor when it is walked on. Pads under the rugs prevent this from happening.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:37:05 AM. Home Accent By Magali Courbis. High-tech interior design styles are often thought to be for the rich and suave people and appeal to debonair and urbane population. This design style entails a use of a lot brushed or shiny stainless steel, mirrors, chrome and high gloss black accents. Especially in kitchens and baths, they will often have sleek metallic appliances and fixtures, with the latest home appliances and sleek storage cabinets. Drapes or shades typically seen in offices are also used for drawing room windows. Curving window glasses may be set on the walls for that high tech feel.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:33:23 AM. Fall Decor By Magali Courbis. If you don't have a fireplace, you can place an electric portable fireplace in your room instead. If you want to complete the look, a fireplace does help with that. Whether your fireplace is usable or not, you want to place wood beside of it in order to bring out the look of warmth in the room. Having a visual picture of warmth helps the room to feel warm.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:33:14 AM. Pillows and Throws By Fabien Dubos. Neck pillows are also placed on couches and can have a design matching the throw pillows. Silk thread tassels that are of the same color as the velvet can be used to enhance throw pillows and look decorative. Middle Eastern throw pillows are popular for their exquisite floral embroidery. Colors used are predominantly popular in this region. These pillows are soft and are used on either coaches or chairs. An array of throw pillows on a bed also imparts an elegant look to the bedroom.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:30:19 AM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Wall decor in your home is almost as important as the furnishings-whilst some homes might look great with absolutely no wall mirrors or wall art, most will look rather dull. A well chosen painting or mirror can greatly enhance any room, but it is vital that the piece is hung correctly. Pictures and wall mirrors should be hung at eye level. This depends on whether the majority of people will be standing or seated in the room at any given time. For example, in a dining room, a piece of wall art or a wall mirror could be hung lower.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:30:00 AM. Window Treatment By Nathalie Bombelles. Other window treatment ideas for overly bright rooms are curtains with heavy fabrics and dark colors. Such curtains coupled with the valances complete the whole look of the window treatments. Heavy shutters can also enhance the look of the windows drastically. The various shutter styles suitable for the purpose are raised panel or colonial style. Rolling blinds are available in various printing designs, semi-light filtering and black-out type and these also give a new look to the windows. The rolling shutters can be placed both inside or outside the house and can be decorative due to the use of different colors or materials such as bamboo. Awnings are a common choice for highly lit rooms. The positive point in the case of awnings is that the window treatment ideas which make use of awnings allow breeze to come inside while keeping the sun out.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:29:53 AM. Mirror By Quentin Bourque. If you have a compact dining room or maybe a small dining nook in your house, use framed mirrors for wall behind the table to make it spacious yet cozy at the same time. But if you have a formal dining room, use them to highlight your antique dishes or expensive china. Match the framework with the decor of the room and add a tasteful touch. Similar to the living room and bedrooms, you can experiment with textures, finishes and panels.
Published at Sunday, November 11th 2018, 10:29:41 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Another important function of a rug pad is to find one that will work on top of carpet flooring. Putting a rug on top of carpet is very common. But rugs tend to move and buckle a lot when over carpet. We looked at all of the rug pad types and found the best rug pad for using over carpet is the rubber backed felt rug pads. The installation needs to be the reversed from when using with hard surface flooring. To properly install over carpet, put the felt side to the carpet and rubber side of the pad against the rug. It is amazing how effective this product is for using over carpet.