Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 21:56:01 PM by Magali Courbis. Area Rugs and Pads. 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 Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 21:31:43 PM by Marine Jacquier. Area Rugs and Pads. When buying a pad you will want to understand what area of the house it will be going in. A rug that will be in a high traffic area like a hallway or entry should use a thin, non slip pad. These pads typically are made of a rubber-like material and have a weave look to them. These grip hard surface floors very well, keeping your rug in place. You want a thin pad to prevent too much of a height difference to avoid any trip hazards and create a natural flow when walking. If you are putting it under a rug in a living room that will be creating more cushion and sound absorption, then you will want to use a thicker pad, possibly one made from a felt material. You can even find pads that are meant for use with outdoor area rugs which usually come mildew resistant. If you are using a rug to carpet application you will want to buy a pad that is made specifically for that.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 21:31:47 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Quentin Bourque. Area rugs are a great way to show your more adventurous side. Bold and colourful patterns may take you out of your comfort zone, but they are a great piece for adding a bit of the unexpected to a room. Still, you'll want to choose colours that blend with other design elements of your room so that even as a focal point your rug ties in with your overall décor.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 21:31:44 PM. Home Accent By Nathalie Bombelles. 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 Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 21:31:43 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Marine Jacquier. Replacing hard wood floors and over all cleaning of wall-to-wall carpets can be a big job and is expensive. Area rugs are also good cover ups for floors or carpets that are stained and are hard to clean. But besides its bandage-like characteristic, area rugs as well as carpets can reduce sound wave travels inside a room. Unlike hard wood floors that tend to bounce off the sounds of your televisions or mp3 players, area rugs and carpets help suck up the noise. Sound reduction is helpful especially to those who live in apartment buildings. This would prevent your neighbors from knocking on your door and disturb you watching your favorite TV shows just to shut you up.
Published at Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 21:31:38 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Magali Courbis. 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 Tuesday, October 16th 2018, 21:31:34 PM. Wall Decor By Fabien Dubos. In a traditionally built house, the walls will most often be square, and symmetrical, with doors and windows placed at geometrically straight locations, in line with one another. More contemporary floor plans will usually call for an open space design, in which there are only a few walls, and most of the space flows naturally into itself.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 23:25:09 PM. Wall Decor By Marine Jacquier. Another way to have the One Focus effect is to create the effect through one special piece of furniture. Remember all those bright and unique artistic pieces of furniture you have seen while shopping for modern decor? Why not use one of those pieces as the centerpiece for your living space? This eye-catching furniture piece will be the one that all your guests ask about.
Published at Monday, October 15th 2018, 23:25:02 PM. Area Rugs and Pads By Marine Jacquier. For finding pads that do not harm floors, in our experience with the pad industry, the domestically made rubber backed products to include the open mesh and felt products seem to perform best for not harming floors. The felt products without rubber backing are also functional for not harming floors.. The pads that seem to cause the most problems are the PVC products from China. For the most part, we feel, these products will not harm floors. But there have been circumstances we have heard about where they have been blamed for causing harm. In speaking with industry experts about coating PVC, we know that coating PVC is a very delicate process and must be controlled to the exact specifications each time. The curing oven must be set to the proper curing temperatures. The coating speed must be exact every time. The PVC coating compound must be made to the exact same specification each time. Any variance in controlling the coating specifications could cause the PVC coated pad to be too tacky or too dry. Being too tacky is the biggest issue with harming floors as it could stick to the flooring and then there is an issue with how to remove it without harming the floors.