How to Modernize Your Favorite Vintage & Antique Finds
Like wide lapels on a 1970s suit, certain features and finishes clearly announce their vintage status
Tips for Selecting the Right Carpet for Your Space
From durability and softness to maintenance and pattern scale, here are 11 tips to shed light on wall-to-wall carpet selection.
How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances
Stainless steel appliances have a sleek look until they are covered with fingerprints and streaks. If your house is anything like mine, they are covered in the latter more than they have that sleek showroom look. We recently bought a new refrigerator and I thought that my favorite stainless steel cleaner was perfect for... (read more...)
Dad's Slow Cooking Amazing Chuck Roast Recipe
How to prevent rug/carpet sun fading
Summer is here and with it is the hot, strong sun. While you may see this as an opportunity to tan, your rugs and carpets are hiding in fear. Why? Because, sun means only one thing for carpets and rugs—sun fading. Dover Rug & Home, offering the largest selection of fine floor coverings and window treatments in New England, shares their expertise on how to protect carpets and rugs from sun fading and even how to reverse the damaging effects How it occurs: Fading is a natural and normal process caused by many factors – location, exposure to light, color intensity, types of dyes and dying methods used. “Fine antique rugs in muted tones that enhance any decorating style go through a fading process inherent in all home furnishings – except these rugs…
Upholstery Fabric Guide
The fabric of an upholstered piece is the most visible sign of quality and style. Upholstery fabric also is the part most likely to show wear and soil. When choosing upholstery, you should be aware of its durability, cleanability, and resistance to soil and fading.
Learn the correct order to clean house
Cleaning house is easy if you clean in the correct order. Learn how to clean the hardest room first, then dusting, mopping and vacuuming and on to the kitchen.
Hot Spring 2017 Flooring Trends
Spring is here and so are the newest trends of the season! Our design experts are knowledgable about all the trends hitting floors this season. We’re seeing a lot of pastel hued carpets come …
What Trump Just Did To The Japanese PM Is An Embarrassment To The U.S. (VIDEO)
Donald Trump is a complete social moron. He has no idea how to take cues, and any possible opportunity to show his alpha male bravado is jumped at with pathetic aggression. The man is a schoolyard bully under the guise of a powerful leader. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe was met with an unfortunate show of …
10 Commandments of Furniture Arranging
Get expert advice on the best way to position your furnishings