The guide to rattan furniture

The guide to rattan furniture

Written by Wicker Paradise Many people use the term rattan and wicker interchangeably when they are in fact two different things. Rattan is one of the materials that you can use to make wicker furniture. Wicker furniture, like a wicker sofa actually refers to the weave itself. In this article we will look at how to select the best rattan furniture: Here is a checklist when picking out rattan furniture: Since this furniture will most probably sit outdoors, make sure it is UV stabilized to prevent damage from sun exposure. Without the protection, the furniture will start to disintegrate after long exposure to the elements. Get proper outdoor chair cushions to go with the furniture. Look for water resistant cushions that will last outdoors. Avoid thin cushions as...

Understanding the Various Health Benefits That Come With a Mattress Swap

Understanding the Various Health Benefits That Come With a Mattress Swap

Written by: The Foam Factory Summary: As time passes, old mattresses can potentially cause a variety of health concerns that you need to be aware of. As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of a nice home from a great home is the comfort level that one experiences. Meaning, the architecture of your home could be stunning but if you’re not sleeping well at night on your bed due to the sacrifice of comfort for aesthetic appeal, then you’re making things much harder on yourself in the long run. The importance of proper cushion filling goes beyond the fact that helps you sleep better, but there are also numerous health benefits that accompany the switch as well. This article will dive into some of these benefits so you can determine whether or not you...

4 Reasons to choose a latex mattress topper

4 Reasons to choose a latex mattress topper

Written by Foam Factory, Inc. Adding a foam mattress topper can greatly improve your existing mattress and help promote good sleep. Here are some reasons why people invest in latex mattress toppers. My current mattress is too firm – It can be difficult to gauge the comfort of a mattress by just examining and trying it in-store because a mattress will change as you sleep on it for over 5 hours. If you feel that your mattress is too firm, a good way to reduce its firmness is to add a 2-inch natural latex mattress topper to increase softness and comfort. My mattress is old and uncomfortable – A mattress topper can breathe new life into an old mattress. If you can’t afford the cost of buying a brand new mattress, a mattress topper is a cost effective...

5 Plants that will grow better in your bathroom

5 Plants that will grow better in your bathroom

Article written by : Harmons Furniture  Your bathroom is a great place to grow your houseplants, due to its low light, high humidity, and warmth, most tropical plants will thrive. Here are five plants that will grow better in your bathroom. Orchids – Orchids can be a difficult plant to grow, but it is one that packs a whole lot of tropical punch. Your bathroom, however, is the perfect environment for orchids, as they love damp climates. Here are some easy care varieties that are ideal for beginners; they are Dendrobium, Phalaenopsis, and Paphiopedilums. Golden Pothos – These plants are popular indoor vining plants and come in a variety of leaf sizes and colors. Make sure these plants are not in direct sunlight and that their soil doesn’t dry out. Place...

Choosing outdoor wicker replacement cushions and furniture

Choosing outdoor wicker replacement cushions and furniture

Written by Wicker Paradise Wicker is a good choice for outdoor seating as it is durable, comfortable and its natural material blends in with any outdoor environment. However, choosing wicker replacement cushions or furniture can leave people confused with many designs and fabrics available in the market. Here are a few tips on choosing outdoor wicker replacement cushions and furniture. Neutrals for outdoor furniture and fabrics – In most contemporary outdoor spaces it is less important for your outdoor wicker furniture to stand out. Most often the goal is to create a streamlined exterior that flows seamlessly. Since wicker is natural, neutrals shades bring out the best from your furniture and your outdoor space. Look at colors like warm beige and bright white...

What is Polystyrene Insulation?

What is Polystyrene Insulation?

Written by The Foam Factory Home and office insulation are important, and there are dozens of methods from polystyrene insulation to using recycled fabrics. The insulation market includes both synthetic and natural recycled products that have their benefits and drawbacks. From these options, polystyrene insulation is a popular choice as it is natural material and eco-friendly. Polystyrene insulation is a rigid form of insulation that is widely used in both residential and commercial buildings. You can also buy polystyrene packing foam, Canada and other parts of the US to transport cool or hot items. One of this material’s benefits is that it can handle extreme temperatures; is waterproof and also reduces noise.  It is, therefore, ideal for homes and offices...