Ten Tips to Know Before Buying a Rug

1. Take a photo of the room you’re decorating to the rug store. It’s easy to get distracted or excited and buy the wrong rug. Using an image as reference will keep you on track. 2. The back of a rug will tell you if it’s machine or handmade. Stiff fibers running straight up and…

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Easy To Install Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles have a great much advantage. They combine the warmth and style of a carpet with the longwearing, washable qualities of a tiled floor. This makes them practical and reasonably inexpensive option for any of the well-trafficked and accident-prone areas of your home. Well know for their heavy-duty, durable qualities, carpet tiles are very…

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Easy Ways to Save Energy

With this fall’s spike in oil and natural gas prices and the further impact Hurricane Katrina will have on this winter’s heating oil supplies, it’s become more important than ever to make sure our homes are as energy-efficient as possible. Luckily, there are a number of easy, inexpensive ways to button up your home for…

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Choosing The Right Carpet Padding

If you are having your carpets replaced you will be in the position to choose a new carpet pad as well. Read this article for some information that should help you make this decision. Hopefully it will make your decision easier. The first thing you will have to decide is what kind of pad you…

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