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...

Why Storing Your Outdoor Furniture Can Prolong It’s Life

Why Storing Your Outdoor Furniture Can Prolong It’s Life

Keeping your patio furniture safe and sound is the key to less maintenance. As autumn approaches, it’s time for you to start storing all of your patio furniture pieces until it’s right to bring them out again. By doing so, you’ll be ensuring that they remain in good condition and free from trapped dirt, bacteria, and mold. Here are some tips on how you can go about doing this. Cleaning and Storing Your Outdoor Furniture While it’s just as important for you to clean your outdoor furniture, it’s also necessary for you to store them properly. This way, you won’t have to constantly rub off pollen, dirt, spider webs, and other tidbits off your patio cushion. To clean your cushions, it’s relatively simple. You can use a homemade recipe consisting of mild...

Patio Furniture Cleaning Tips

Patio Furniture Cleaning Tips

Written by Wicker Paradise Patio furniture can often get ruined due to the rain, the wind, and the sun. Here are some simple cleaning tips that will ensure your patio furniture is in good condition all year around. Cast Aluminum – Cast aluminum furniture is often a popular addition to patios. To clean this type of furniture, by spraying the furniture from top to bottom and then rub it with a nylon brush. After which wipe down your furniture with a microfiber cloth. To protect your furniture, rub a coat of car wax. Cushions – Outdoor chair cushions can often look dull, due to varying weather conditions. To clean them, use 1 quart of warm water, together with 1 teaspoon of dishwashing liquid and 1 tablespoon of borax in a bucket. You will then have to...

How to Choose the Right Foam Manufacturing Company

Finding the right company to do business with is important for quality purposes. Purchasing foam products can be a confusing task when you know little information about what you’re exactly looking for. What makes matters worse is that foam manufacturing companies are only looking to make a profit rather than help find what you need. There are numerous factors that you much consider when choosing a foam company that you will be doing business with. Are They Reputable? Don’t instantly trust what they write on their website. Check the feedback of the company to ensure that you are dealing with someone that is reputable. They should be in good standing with the community. Check their online reviews and see what their previous customers had to say about them....

Make Your Own Outdoor Lounge on a Budget

Make Your Own Outdoor Lounge on a Budget

Learn how to revitalize old summer furniture on a budget. As a project this week, cruise around some garage sales and look for some old patio furniture you can revamp. Avoid anything rusty, so stay away from anything that isn’t aluminum or stainless steel, but you can find lots of pieces for pennies on the dollar right off someone’s backyard. Here are some tips, beginning with ordering foam from Canada, that you can use to make your own lounge. Ordering Foam Online Outdoor foam is a very important component. Not just any foam will do. Outdoor foam is specially designed with open cells, providing comfort and preventing moisture buildup. That makes the foam anti-microbial, and safe to sleep on. If you use upholstery foam from Canada, the couch cushions would...

Cushion Cover Shopping Tips

Written by Wicker Paradise Changing your cushion covers can change your living space. Here are a few tips that can save you time and money on your next cushion replacement. How to Match Current Upholstery Fabric – Getting the exact match of recent upholstery fabric is easier than getting an older fabric. Even if the fabric isn’t an exact match, you can purchase a great looking fabric. For a fabric with a print, select one with strong colours and match your cushion cover with a solid colour. On the other hand, if the sofa is a solid color, you could choose a striped cushion or a textured fabric. For example, lloyd and flanders replacement cushions are a good choice in terms of quality and price. Long-Wearing Fabrics – Some fabrics will give you longer...