Ever since the nomads in the Middle East began weaving the first knotted rugs back around 400 B.C. the technique, principles and the materials used have not changed very much. The most common materials used for weaving oriental rugs were and still are goat and sheep wool, silk or cotton. The quality of the wool used for making these unique carpets depends on the diet and breed of the sheep or goats.
Leather furniture will probably never go out of style. It is classy, stylish and is actually quite durable if taken care of properly. The most important step for maintaining your leather upholstery is to properly identify the type of leather it is made of.
Here is how to identify the type of leather upholstery you have:
Even if you do not consider yourself a couch potato, chances are that together with your family and pets you spend quite a bit of time on the sofa. This leads to an accumulation of dirt from spilled food, pet hair, dead skin cells, dust and other harmful residues.
Viscose rugs can be incredibly chic, but they need regular care a proper cleaning in order to keep them in good shape and form at all times. Here are some tips on what to do and what not to do to keep your viscose rug in pristine condition:
Have you thought of the fire hazards of your sofas and upholstered furniture at home? For the sake of your safety, and to make sure that their upholstered furniture is made according to all flammability standards and regulations, more upholstery manufacturers and retailers are getting familiarized with these requirements and certified for compliance with them.