Carpet continues to be a popular choice among home owners. Designers in the United States are imitating their European counterparts these days when it comes to interior designing. They use the method known as “bottom-up”. The floor is used as the foundation of a room’s attitude. Before choosing which carpet to buy, it is important to determine how much space is available and the foot traffic involved. You must also consider the functionality of each room in the house, whether or not a particular room would be housing children and pets or if the room would be used to entertain guests with food and drinks. [Read more…]
Today we have many choices in floor covering from hardwoods and softwoods, ceramic and stone, cork and linoleum, laminate and bamboo to an almost unlimited selection of rugs and carpets from Berbers to textures and plushes, from solids to prints. [Read more…]
Whenever you select carpet, you have to consider many aesthetic as well as technical areas. With well over a hundred thousands styles and colors being released every year, selecting the right carpet to match your needs can be a very challenging task indeed. [Read more…]
Perhaps you need new floor covering and are looking for cheap carpet. Purchasing cheap carpet is not always a wise investment for usually you get what you are paying for and in short order the carpet looks terribly worn. Now if you are willing to be creative here is a way you can carpet a room on the cheap with quality carpet! [Read more…]
Rugs are used in homes all over the world. They enhance the feel of a room when used as an accent to other decorations. They help protect wood floors and expensive carpet in high traffic areas around the home. And they can also be used to help keep the rooms warm as it insulates the floor. One of the more popular types of rug is the braided rug. [Read more…]
Oriental rugs are true pieces of art and a beautiful addition to any home.
One way to learn to appreciate oriental rugs to their fullest is to study the designs and use them to build your own oriental-style rug. Many of the design elements have significance, and it is known that in some regions it is believed that no rug can be perfect as “Only God is perfect”. We can have our own values and ideas, but the thought behind this is profound. Although we always strive for perfection, we know that all too easily mistakes may be made. Once we know this, we will not fault others for their mistakes and recognize that in our best works there will still be imperfections. [Read more…]
We’ve all done it. Every time we invest in new carpet, we take an internal oath and solemnly swear we will take care of this brand new carpet, and rightfully so. It doesn’t take a mathematical genius to know that for most folks, the third largest investment after the purchase of our home and cars is the home’s interior. [Read more…]