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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Buy Bedding

Sheet material

The comfort level of a bedding sheet depends upon the material it’s made out of. Therefore, it’s better to make the right choice. As far as the best choice is concerned, cotton and cotton bleeds may serve the purpose. Although flannel sheets are a good option for the winter season, they will make you uncomfortable in the summer.

Theme and style

Make sure you consider the theme and style of the sheets. What do you want? Do you want a floral, polka dot or stripe design?

It’s important to keep in mind that people look at your bedding as soon as they enter your bedroom. Therefore, choosing bedding that will look great is a good idea. For a great impression, opt for bold colors.

On the other hand, if you prefer understated bedding, you should look for muted colors like grey or dark blue.

Thread count

Why should you check out the thread count? Actually, thread count is a measure of the weave density in threads in an area of one square inch. The price and the quality of the sheets will be based on the number of threads.

Selecting Bedspreads

Opt for a comforter that will look good with your sheets. In other words, the comfort should match the style as well as the theme of your bedroom. For warm climates, it’s better to go for a lightweight product. On the other hand, for cold climates, it’s better to choose heavy comforters.

A duvet is a cover that can be removed. Down feathers are used to make it. Usually, they are put over the sheets. Therefore, it’s a good alternative to a comforter.

Buying Wicker Garden Furniture

Craftsmanship

You’ll need to consider the quality of the materials and construction if you require truly hardwearing, solid furniture that will last you for decades to come. Raucord rattan is weatherproof, UV and temperature resistant, colourfast and scratch-free, meaning it’s the superior choice when considering synthetic rattan, although all synthetics should offer a good level of weather-resistance. UV protection is the key feature to look out for or your furniture will become brittle, crack, and/or fade after exposure to the sun.

You should also ensure that your rattan furniture is built over a sturdy, corrosion-free aluminium frame instead or a steel one which will rust if left outdoors.

You’ll also need to consider the weave. Loose weave wicker will likely unravel and look unsightly, so choose a tighter weave and ensure there are no protruding fibres or rough edges.

Low Maintenance

Both natural and synthetic rattan furniture require very little care other than a spot of cleaning every so often. However, as natural rattan offers less weather-resistance, synthetic rattan is much easier to maintain overall. To clean, you can use warm, soapy water or simply hose your furniture down.

You should also look for high-quality cushions that can be left outside for most of the year, even in rainfall. However, to keep them clean and lasting longer, cushions should be stored during inclement weather conditions and throughout the winter.

Your Space

Consider the style of your garden and any pre-existing furniture you may have. You’ll want your furniture to be in keeping with the overall look and feel of your space. You can find rattan furniture that’s traditional or contemporary in style so it can easily be incorporated into your space. Consider the function of your furniture – are you looking for a rattan dining set for fine al fresco dining, or a luxury lounger to soak up the sun’s rays? And, though this may seem obvious, be sure to measure your space to ensure your furniture will fit properly as you want to avoid overcrowding.

Advice On Choosing Bunk Beds

Room measurements:

Start with measuring your children’s room and choose the position the bed will be standing. Knowing the dimensions available and the position the bed will be – will assist you in deciding on the type of bunk bed that will be suitable for the room.

Choose a suitable design beforehand:

The wide range of bunk beds available can be overwhelming – ranging from basic to more elaborate configurations. Research these variations thoroughly – from trundle beds to storage efficient bunk beds and beds with stairs. Decide on what you want and need in your child’s room and narrow down your options to a few choices – this will help you to stay on track.

Take note of the most important features to look out for. Consider the amount of storage you might want, what design suits your children’s personality and what type would offer the most practical uses for you. Knowing these things from the start will offer you a better idea of the right choice for your requirements. Determining which features you prefer is important as various bunk beds highlight different features.

Opt for something long-lasting. Make sure you make a choice that your child won’t grow out of in a few years. Besides considering removal safety features (if your child is still quite young), pick a piece of furniture that will continue appealing to your child as he/ she gets older.

Restoring Bamboo Furniture

When you wash the surface make sure that you wring excess water from the sponge or cloth. The more water that comes in contact with the bamboo the softer it will become. More water applied to the furniture can cause it to warp or distort. The water you use during the cleaning process can have a few drops of dishwashing liquid added.

Allow the furniture to dry completely before using it. Although most of the water was removed from the sponge the bamboo can still be deformed if someone sits on it whilst it is still wet. To speed up the process you can use a fan or a hairdryer. To save energy and electricity just let the furniture sit outside in the sun for a few hours.

Once the bamboo is dry you can apply essential oil all over it to keep the wood moist but not wet. The essential oil or furniture oil also maintains the wood throughout the year and gives it a new look.

In a case where one of the legs is cracked, you can apply paste wax to create a seal. By creating the seal you are preventing the breakage from spreading throughout the furniture. When applying this special wax ensure that you have the correct colour so that the damage does not get noticed easily.