Decorating With Oriental Rugs
According to this site, the easiest and affordable way to add pattern, color and texture to your home is via traidtional-style Oriental rugs. This feature on the Australia stie NineMSN.com seeks to give you all the information your know about these rugs from the east and decorating your home with area rugs. How do you go about buying an area rug that's right for your space and right for your sense of style? This site offers 8 expellent tips for purchasing area rugs. First, measure the space that needs to be covered and do not purchase an area rug, no matter how wonderful the rug might be, that does not cover the space needed. Know whether your area rug will be in a high-traffic or low-traffic area and keep in mind the kind and amount of light that your rug will receive. Examine the rug for imperfections before buying it. Bear in mind that certain small imperfections are a trademark of a weaver and are not necessarily bad. Look for tight, even knotting on the back of the rug and look for a soft pile on the face of the rug. Buying from a liquidation sale or an auction may not be a good idea since you may not be able to return the rug if it turns out not to be what you needed. Area rugs should not be placed in direct sunlight (color fading) or in damp places which invite mildew. There is a great deal of additional information and helpful ideas for purchasing and caring for a wide variety of area rugs.
Kitchen Flooring Ideas
You can get tips and ideas for kitchen flooring, from laminate to vinyl, thanks to photos from the remodeling experts at HGTV.com, which serves as a primer to show you what's available. There are photo sections on beautiful kitchen flooring ideas, kitchen flooring otpions, selecting outdoor kitchen flooring, and how to install hardwood flooring in a kitchen.
Rugs for a Kid's Room
Brighten your child's room with an area rug designed and made especailly for a kid's room. Kids want their rooms to be fun and great looking. You can achieve both goals with an area rug designed and made especially for a kid's room. Learn to coordinate the vibrant colors of a kid's rug with linens and drapes for a look that is both fun for the child and coordinated for the adult. Learn about soil and stain resistant carpets and area rugs that are made in the colors and patterns that kids and teens want most. Who knows, with a carpet in the exact colors and patterns that kids want the most, maybe your child will even be inspired to keep his or her room clean...but perhaps that's asking a bit much from an area rug!
Rug and Carpet Information on FlooringGuides.com
FlooringGuides.com provides a lot information on flooring (rugs and carpets) topics, from selecting, buying and installing, to decorating and cleaning and maintenance. Explore the advantages of carpet beyond beauty and learn how to select flooring for your home. Learn about carpeting's comfort, safety, noise reduction benefits and more. One of the key design elements in today's home, carpet provides a wide range of decorative possibilities and functional benefits. You'll get decorating tips for how to choose flooring using colors and shades. The site offers information about major rug manufacturers such as Nourison Rugs, Octans Carpet, Shaw Rugs, Tibetan Rugs, Couristan Carpets and Beaulieu Rugs. There's also a section on carpet paddling, decorating tips and trends. Learn the various techniques for repairing carpeting, cleaning carpeting and gluing carpet. The Seamster, a tool that repairs torn rug seams, is highlighted, as is an elastic adhesive for wood flooring.
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