Charity shop chic

Upcycling and charity shop furnishing is all the rage these days but there isn’t really any need to make alterations or do funky things with paint and decoupage if you buy well to start with. There are some things that perhaps are not what you would want in your home without some serious cleaning and detoxing – second-hand shaggy rugs would probably fall into this category – but antique persian rugs along with any furniture with no upholstered parts are often fine after a wipe through with a damp cloth. If drawers or cupboards smell a little musty, it is easy to put that right with a bag of bicarbonate of soda in a corner, perhaps with a few lavender flowers added to perfume the space.

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RugZone Reveal how to Revamp Home without Spending a Fortune

carved rugs

A study has revealed that the average Brit spends a staggering £45,000 on home improvements in their lifetime. The bill for creating the perfect home includes general repairs, redecorating and upkeep but does not take into account bigger renovations such as building extensions or converting rooms, so the actual figure could be even bigger. One of the nation’s leading rug suppliers is offering expert advice on how to revamp the home without spending an extortionate amount of money.

Phil Cotton, CEO of RugZone said, “In the current economic climate is is simply not feasible to be spending hundreds of pounds every couple of years updating every room of the house. However, it is still possible to spruce up the home on a budget, by replacing or incorporating statement items such as a centrepiece rug, and painting furniture to add a splash of colour for creating the shabby chic effect.”

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5 Tips for Effective Cleaning of Carpet Runners

Installing hall runners is a good way to conceal floor damage, prevent your floors from further damage and add to the value your home interiors and aesthetics.Carpet runners are usually placed in halls, rooms and on staircases, but you may place it anywhere else in your house, where you might deem it suitable.

carpet runners

Usually installed in areas which receive high traffic and these are more susceptible to wear and tear. Hence, below are a few tips to help you maintain your carpet runners and increase their durability.

1: Vacuum Regularly

Like any other carpeted flooring, your runners too need to be vacuumed regularly. Regular vacuuming prevents the settling down of dirt and dust particles deep into the pile, ensuring to remove dirt, gravel and debris completely from the fibres. If dirt and debris is allowed to settle down into the pile it can cause considerable damage overtime.

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Enhance Your Interiors with Shaggy Rugs

Placing fine and decorative shaggy rugs in your rooms is a simple and easy way to enhance the aesthetics and appeal of your interiors. They can add much needed charm and allure to your interior settings, apart from ensuring comfort.

Shaggy Rug

Seen as soft and lush, these are rugs which can be conveniently placed anywhere in your rooms to enhance the beauty and appeal of the room. Larger rugs may be used, inside a room, as a tool to unify its interior design and various aesthetic elements, to add more personality and completeness to the interior of the particular room. Available in a variety of colours, styles, textures, sizes and designs that give you the liberty to stylise your interiors as per your wishes.

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