Oriental rugs are not just functional, but are forms of artwork too. This is why it is not uncommon to find them passed down generations as a family heirloom. However, just as other types of carpets, Persian rugs are not immune to wear and tear over time. The extent of the damage will depend on different factors such as the exposure to foot traffic and how intensive your rug cleaning methods are.
30 March 2016
Teak wood is extremely durable in comparison to most other types of wood, but it also needs tender care to stay undamaged. Teak furniture from a company like The Teak Place is expensive, so you will naturally want to keep it protected for as long as possible. Teak sealer is a good choice to preserve the colour of teakwood by preventing grey weathering. This guide will help you in your quest to apply teak sealer to your teakwood chairs to retain their rich colour.
21 March 2016
When creating an outdoor living space, one of the main concerns to have is the type of furniture you would like to use. Typically, homeowners tend to opt for wood as this complements the overall rustic feel of being outdoors. However, wood furniture will need extensive care and maintenance if it is being constantly exposed to the changing weather elements. If you are looking for a material that is much more convenient, you should consider outdoor wicker furniture.
19 February 2016
Modern house design has come a long way in recent years, and many people are no longer content with standard house designs that look almost identical to all the other houses in the suburb. Unfortunately, having a unique, striking, and interesting home built can often mean a big price tag. However, with a bit of ingenuity and the use of features which may not have been used traditionally for house design, you can create a home which holds its own against more expensive designer houses.
19 February 2016
Unless you want to spend hundreds a year to hire a professional lawn mower, chances are you'll need to own a lawn mower yourself. Whether you're looking to buy your first lawn mower or simply upgrade, it can be hard choosing between particular lawn mowers when there are so many types to choose from. When choosing what type of lawn mower to buy, it's best to know what type suits your lawn and mowing habits.
26 January 2016
Urban gardening has raised a lot of concerns. This is mainly due to the close proximity to industrial areas, and the end effect is a dramatic increase in contaminated soils. Additionally, some urban gardening practices such as using processed minerals also boost the probability of soil contamination. But not to worry, you don't have to ditch your garden just because it's in the urban areas. Here are a number of things you can do to ensure that you garden safely and not ingest any contaminants.
26 January 2016
Shade sails are a great idea if you want to protect your outdoor space from UV light and excessive heat during the summer months. Most shade sails are fixed permanently using posts or poles made of either wood or metal. But what's the best medium to choose for your shade sail? Here's a comparison to help you decide. Wooden posts or poles It's important that the posts or poles you choose for your shade sail are strong enough for the job that they are required to do.
15 January 2016