Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 02:52:38 AM by Nathalie Bombelles. Home Accent. Wood Accents: These home accents make your home feel warm and refined. Traditional, casual or modern homes can include wood accents on the floors, walls, furniture and the main entrance door. A wood design can serve as focal point when added to a wall. Pieces of furniture with wooden legs and arms, wooden side tables and shelves look dramatic if they have similar wood tone.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:11 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Protecting your rug from mildew: Rug pads allow air to circulate around the rug. It sort of makes the rug more 'breathable.' This helps to prevent your rug from getting mildewed or getting moldy. Not only are these problems unhealthy, but they will stain your-rug and ruin it quickly. This is especially important in areas of the country that have a lot of humid weather.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:29:07 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Nathalie Bombelles. You can find pads for carpets in different designs for various applications that include smooth floors such as hardwood, laminate and tile. The pads for such floors are made from a kind of rubber mesh. Vinyl coated polyester also makes a good pad that is highly effective in keeping the rug in place, use it with dark colored rugs.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:56 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Robin Rapace. Increasing the life of your area rug: Did you know that rugs wear out from the underside first? This is because the rug is constantly being rubbed and crushed against the floor when anyone walks on it. A rug pad will cushion the rug and keep it looking good for a lot longer than just having the rug on the floor. You don't want your new rug to age prematurely.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:52 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Hard wood and even marble floors, although a plus in home design, tend to be slippery and can cause mishaps. With infants crawling and kids running around, it is not far from reality that something might spill or a small toy might be dropped or left behind. And so, it is also highly possible that somebody might accidentally slip and get hurt especially in areas with high foot traffic and daily indoor activity. Safety-wise, this is where area rugs come in. Area rugs are good additions to hard wood and marble floors. Although they tend to shift and slide because of their temporary-installed nature, using a rug pad or even an anti-slip spray to prevent it from moving from one place to another will surely decrease impact of accidental falls. This also prevents unwanted sliding or shifting of furniture such as dining tables and sofas.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:48 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. For rugs that do not tend to slip, a 100% felt jute pad is excellent. This is dense enough to protect the floor from scratches and indentations. Make sure that the felt rug pad is a 40 ounce, referring to the amount of fiber there is per square yard of pad. The higher the ounce, the more dense the carpet pad. If the rug tends to slip, then a felt and natural rubber rug pad is ideal. Here, the key is to make sure it is natural rubber as opposed to the chemical sprays that look and feel like rubber but actually could severely harm the floor.
Published at Wednesday, January 09th 2019, 09:28:43 AM. Area Rugs and Pads By Marine Jacquier. 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, 09:28:34 AM. Halloween Decoration By Magali Courbis. You will also want to think about how scary you would like your decorations to be. If you're opening up your Halloween party to include children then you may want to keep the scariness down to a minimum. You don't want to give your guest's children nightmares for a week after the actual party. When expecting kids, stick more to decorations and accessories that still have elements of the classic Halloween themes, but that are more on the humorous or light hearted side and are age appropriate for your guests.