Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 02:39:25 AM by Quentin Bourque. Home Accent. Southwestern homes, with their stucco or adobe exterior and red tiled roofs have gained popularity recently. Bright color window drapes, Chinese vases and bright artwork are some of the home accents which can complement these designs. What can express home accents? Quilts, picture frames, candles, clocks and mirrors-are what turn a house into a home. It's the combination of all the small things that give a home your personal touch. Sift through the different home décor options in this section to get good ideas on personal touches you can add to your home.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:11:10 PM by Robin Rapace. Home Accent. When we are in the sofa, all of us want to feel comfort. Any cushioned furniture will fit in the comfort we need. But, adding a throw pillow for our sofa will be much more relaxing. Once again, this can quench our enthusiasm to beautify our home.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:15 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. There are three reasons that using a quality rug pad is important. First off, this goes a long way in making sure that your rug is durable and lasts for years on end. If your rug is simply laid on top of wood or concrete, it is going to wear quickly. And while you may not notice this early on, as time goes by, you will surely be able to tell that your rug is beginning to wear out. To avoid this, make sure that the proper rug pad is used. And if you are not the one doing the installation, you should make sure that you still know what is going on. After all, once your rug is in place there is no possible way to determine with 100 percent accuracy as to if the right pad was used. In fact, the only way that you could do this would be by lifting the entire rug; a process that you probably do not want to get involved with.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:11 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. For finding a rug pad that provides cushioned support, we need to look at thicker pad products that are available. There are thicker open mesh PVC products from China that provide some cushion support. But there is a limit to how thick these products can be due to the way they are made. The core material that is coated with the PVC is a polyester yarn that is knitted into a wide continuous roll. The roll is then fed into a big oven where it is dipped into the PVC material and allowed to cure in an oven. When PVC cures, it expands and has the texture of a sponge thus giving it good gripping properties. But the overall thickness of this pad is controlled by making the knitted material differently so that it can absorb more of the PVC when coated. So the polyester material is a limiting factor to how thick the PVC mesh can be. 1/8" is the approximate maximum thickness we found for this product. Another product that provides cushion support is the rubber backed felt rug pads that are approximately 1/4" thick. We also found felt pads that are approximately 1/2" thick with no rubber backing that provide exceptional cushion support properties. The felt pad types are made with recycled carpet yarns and are fed into a needlepunch machine that creates a specified thickness, 12' wide felt material which is very dense and durable.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:07 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Nathalie Bombelles. Once you know what kind of pad you need, you will need to know what size. The pad should be slightly less than the length and width of the area rug. You can usually buy already cut to size pads for most standard sized rugs. In some cases, however, you may find that your rug is a unique size. In that case you would want to buy a pad that is larger than your rug and custom cut it to size.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:56 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Tibetan area rugs originated in the mountain regions of Tibet and just across the border in Nepal. They are carefully hand crafted using Tibetan knots, traditional knots, or a combination of textile weaving methods. They are generally made of the finest natural silk fibers and the softest refined wool. This combination of fibers produces a luxuriantly soft pad with a light catching luminescent sheen to it. Artisans use numerous designs of customary plants that have symbolic meanings like bamboo fronds, forsythia branches, plum blossoms, and cypress trees.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:52 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. I hear many people tell me that their pad stuck to their floor and it cost them a lot of money to re-finish the floor. The type of pad that does this is an open weave waffle looking pad. It may look and feel like rubber but it actually is a plastic or nylon pad that has a chemical spray applied to it. This chemical is what transfers to the floor and leaves an imprint of the rug pad right on the floor. Real rubber does not harm the floor and a felt and natural rubber carpet pad will prevent slipping and protect the floor.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:48 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. 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, January 09th 2019, 09:28:43 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Marine Jacquier. Regardless of the shape of a room, you will likely find an appropriate area rug. Even a long, narrow room can benefit from a rectangular rug. Indeed, the shape of your rug will depend on the furniture in the room just as much as the shape and size of the room. For example, a long dining room table is complimented nicely by a rectangular rug, regardless of the shape of the room. Also, don't be afraid to use your creativity when choosing rugs which are available in a wide range of shapes from circular, oval, square and rectangular to more abstract shapes.