3 Ways To Protect Your Wooden Furniture From Fireplace Heat
8 August 2016
Owning wooden furniture while also actively using a fireplace in the winter for warmth can lead to frustration. Wooden furniture often doesn't respond well to dry temperatures and can become brittle, discolored, and dull as a result of heat exposure and lack of moisture. The dry, warm heat of your home can cause your air to lose up to 13% of its humidity, which can affect your wood furniture greatly. If you use your fireplace during the cold Canadian winters, and you want to keep your wood furnishings looking great, follow these tips to keep everything protected.
How To Make The Most Of A Small Dining Room
18 November 2015
A separate dining space, even if it is small, sets the mood for cozy conversation and romantic dinners. However, picking the right dining room furniture for a small space can be challenging. You want to make it easy for your family and guests to seat themselves at the table, and you don't want anyone to feel claustrophobic. Here are a few ideas for maximizing the space in your small dining room.
How To Reduce Your Environmental Impact By Buying A Bonded Leather Couch
4 June 2015
Hunters and fishermen often brag that they use the whole animal when they come back from an expedition, which is an honorable goal. One way that you can accomplish this goal in your own home is by investing in a bonded leather couch, chair, or sectional. Bonded leather is often less expensive than genuine leather, but don't let the lack of the word "genuine" fool you, bonded leather products can be up to 100% leather if you buy right.
A Closer Look At The Beauty Of Oriental Rugs
18 May 2015
The term "oriental rugs" is a broad term for handmade rugs from Asian countries. It does little to explain the complexity of these rugs and how they help to show culture. Here is a closer look at oriental rugs so that when you decide to go rug shopping you'll have a better understanding of these beautiful pieces.
Oriental rugs come from many different countries. Each country adds their own bit of culture to the weaving process.