Rugs & Carpets


What is alopecia September 15

What is alopecia
Although alopecia produces unsightly bald patches, hair loss usually comes and goes. Hair lost during one flare-up might ultimately regrow. Researchers at WebMD say this growth-loss pattern ...

How do you keep rugs on carpet in place September 15

How do you keep rugs on carpet in place
Apartment Therapy recommends purchasing a tube of acrylic-latex caulk from a hardware store and then applying dabs of it along the bottom of each area rug every 6 inches. The website urges t ...

How do you install Berber carpet September 5

How do you install Berber carpet
Decide how to lay the carpetingPlan how to lay the carpeting so that there are as few seams as possible. Try to have seams running the opposite direction as the windows to prevent the light ...

How do you remove double-sided tape from carpet September 5

How do you remove double-sided tape from carpet
Remove the tape from the carpetPull the tape away from the carpet, and throw it away.Apply Goo Gone in small patches along the tape residueYou can find Goo Gone at most home improvement stor ...

What is the importance of carpet weight per square yard September 3

What is the importance of carpet weight per square yard
There are two types of weights to be aware of when looking at carpets, total weight and face weight. Some stores will list the total weight of a carpet to try and entice buyers, but total we ...

How do you clean a wool carpet July 29

How do you clean a wool carpet
Credit:Image SourceImage SourceGetty ImagesTest the carpetWhen using a steam cleaner, it is necessary to test the carpet before cleaning. Mix the appropriate cleaning solution for the carpet ...

How do I remove nail polish from carpet July 29

How do I remove nail polish from carpet
Credit:Mike KempBlend ImagesGetty ImagesRemove the excess polishCheck to see if the polish is still wet or has already dried. If it's dry, use the dull edge of the butter knife and flick awa ...

What is the standard size of an area rug for a dining room July 29

What is the standard size of an area rug for a dining room
Credit:Daniel X. O'NeilCC-BY 2.0A standard 4 feet by 6 feet rug placed beneath the dining table effectively separates the dining and living areas. If the apartment has an open plan or a larg ...

How do you calculate the square yards for carpet July 28

How do you calculate the square yards for carpet
Credit:Mikhail GlushkovE+Getty ImagesGet a rulerObtain a reliable ruler for measuring yards, such as a standard tape measure or yardstick.Measure the area Measure the length of the area in y ...

How can a wrinkled rug be flattened July 28

How can a wrinkled rug be flattened
Credit:Waifer XCC-BY 2.0A rug often becomes wrinkled from staying in storage for too long, however it can also be purchased that way from a manufacturer or become that way from certain piece ...

How do you clean a sisal rug July 28

How do you clean a sisal rug
Credit:Michael LokE+Getty ImagesMix the ingredientsPour water into a bucket, and add mild soap. Agitate the mixture to form lather.Vacuum and blot the rugVacuum the rug to remove dirt and bu ...
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