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Runners – Versatile Style Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Runners – The different typesIf you are looking to add a runner in your home you may be overwhelmed to discover the choice in variety of styles and colours that are available. Below are just some of the beautiful modern and traditional runners available today:
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Persian Rugs – Caring for your Investment Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Persian Rugs – Why They Need Special CarePersian rugs may be a sound purchase, but they must be cared for in order to retain their value. Stomping all over these exquisite rugs with dirty shoes, or letting pets run over them and drop hairs on them, is a recipe for disaster. Treat Persian rugs with respect and care, and they will reward you with a lifetime of use. In the Orient people take off outdoor shoes before entering any room with a carpet, so consider implementing a new slippers-only policy in your home. This way the carpet will suffer less wear, and the precious weave and beautiful colours will last much longer.
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Contemporary Rugs - How to Find the Right Rug for YouThe most important aspect when searching for contemporary rugs can be to choose one that will not be over-bearing. This, of course, depends on the size of the room where you will be placing contemporary rugs but it should be fairly easy to get a feel for a rug and whether or not it will be too large or will overawe the room. Most other styles though particularly contemporary rugs are increasingly becoming the key aspect in the design principles flowing through each room in the home and the emergence of a multitude of new styles of contemporary rugs makes it easier than ever before to find a variety of rug to suit your needs.
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Generally speaking, Persian rugs are larger in size than many traditional rugs and contemporary rugs, which generally means more effort is needs to be put into their cleaning but the end results really do make all the difference. Just some of the key points to remember when cleaning Persian rugs for rug restoration:Food & Liquid Spills - If you accidently spill food or liquid on your Persian rugs, the best method to clean them is invariably club soda and a clean towel to mop up the excess spillage. This cleaning method is not just applicable to Persian rugs; it can be used on modern rugs, traditional rugs, and runners as well.
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Looking after rugs is a fairly easy routine to maintain whether you have Persian rugs, modern rugs, or traditional rugs. There are a number of tried and tested techniques that can be utilised when it comes to making sure that rugs are well looked after and these are principles that can be applied to all types of rugs found in the home ranging from damask rugs to more modern rugs. It goes without saying that rugs have the capacity to completely change the characteristics of a room. Persian rugs, for example, will give an overt sense of style to any room whether they are utilised in the bedroom or living room.
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Rugs – A History of Persian RugsPersian rugs are arguably the most icon and most popular variety of rug and have a unique past and manufacturing principles in comparison with modern or contemporary rugs. The first thing that is immediately apparent just from looking at a Persian rugs is how intricately designed they are and how they often reflect forms of Iranian art. Persian rugs often depict floral scenes and this is said to be from ancient times when it permitted their owners to believe that they were sitting in a traditional Iranian garden. Persian rugs are perfect for adding a unique style to a room and can more or less be utilised in any sort of home given how versatile they are and the fact that they come in all shapes and sizes.
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Rugs – Modern Designs, Traditional FeelRugs are one of the most popular features in many people’s homes and they have the fairly unique capacity to utterly transform the feel of a room. This is why when it comes to redesigning a room, most people start with rugs and go from there. Modern or contemporary rugs are obviously better suited to more recent buildings whereas styles such as Persian may well look more appropriate in homes that have features to complement the style. Just some of the design elements to consider when it comes to purchasing a new rug:
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Rugs to enhance your home Tuesday, February 24, 2015
There is a wide variety of rugs available to you and if you know what you are looking for and where to look, you can get great quality rugs at fantastic prices. Before you start looking, however, think about the following:Size – Where are you planning to put your rug? It is important that you have your room measurements so that you know what size of rug you need. Choose something too big and you could end up with curling edges, or your rug half-obscured by furniture; something too small and your rug could be lost in the room.
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Rugs at irresistible prices Tuesday, February 24, 2015
How much are you prepared to pay for a rug? Obviously, you would expect to pay more for a hand-crafted rug than for the one that has been machin woven in a factory, but the quality of textile, design and production means that you can buy a wide range of high quality rugs whether you are looking for contemporary or modern designs. If you visit specialist rug stores or dealers who focus on antique rugs, you could be paying £1000 or more for your rugs – even at the smaller sizes.
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