Futon Bed could be a great add on for your small living

March 09, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

Futon Bed, furnitureIf you are looking for the ideal furniture for your small living room, count on futon beds. The futon beds are an ideal space saving furniture available within affordable rates.

The great bit of taking to futon bed is its dual functionality. Yes, a futon bed can act both as your seating and single bedding arrangement within a single floor space. These beds were originally used by college students but today have become a prominent part of small family homes.

It’s good to mention that futon beds would work well whether you have a vintage or contemporary décor. In regards to the futon mattress, you have the option to pick from a variety of choices. The futon mattresses are available in 100 percent pure cotton, cotton & foam combination, cotton & polyester blend and cotton & wool mixture. Inner spring based futon mattresses are available as well. However, remember, the pure cotton option requires great care & maintenance.

Italian leather furniture for added comfort

September 27, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

Italian leather furniture, leather furnitureItalian leather furniture is a great way of accessorizing your house. With this material incorporated in the décor, the entire house will reek of sophistication. A very modern and contemporary approach can be given to the house with the Italian leather furniture. They are extremely durable, quite comfortable and they are very elegant. There are a lot of options when it comes to the different styles, colors, sizes, shapes and the quality. You can get a couch, a sofa cum bed or a leather couch.

They all can be a very good addition to the décor of the room. Leather is very stylish material and it has a suave and classy feel to it. Therefore, it is a very good idea to go with the leather furniture. You can go with sectional sofas made of Italian leather as they are quite appropriate for the apartments. Therefore, leather, especially, Italian leather is the option you should go for.

How to keep your wooden furniture termite free

August 03, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

Tips to maintain wooden furniture, furniture maintenanceCleanliness is next to godliness- this saying is very true. If your surroundings are clean and neat, you will find it easier to feel blissful and at peace with your life. Termites are a big problem in many houses. They attack any wooden items and weaken them from within by turning it into dust. Long term termite attack might also lead to severe damage to the house itself. That is why proper inspection and cleaning should be done regularly.

Ask an exterminator to do a complete sweep of the house depending upon the extent of termite infestation, the solution will be fixed. If the extent of damage is too large you might even have to shift somewhere else for a day or due to the chemicals and gaseous substances that might be used to kill the termites and clean up the place. After the termites are killed, ask a health inspector to check for further issues. Once that’s settled, start with the repair work. Replace any weak wooden items or floorings if needed.

How to choose furniture for you little one’s room

May 23, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

Beds for kid's, kid's room furnitureYou have to consider certain things when you are trying to do up the room of your kid. it is important that you keep in mind that this room is going to be the first environment of the child. Before he goes to school and before he goes off to sleep at night, he will be spending his time in his room. Therefore, it is important that the room be done in a way that would be effective in leaving a good impression on his little mind.

The most important thing when it comes to the bedroom of the kid is the bed. The bed has to be cozy and comfortable like any other bed but there should be a certain amount of creativity put into the bed of the kid. You could go with different kinds of beds for the kids. There are beds in the shape of boats and fast cars that could be a very nice idea for the bed of the kid.

How to maintain your white leather furniture

March 29, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

white leather furniture,A white leather sofa set or any other piece of furniture looks absolutely sophisticated and creates a style statement for by itself. But before buying a white piece of leather furniture for their home, buyers are very hesitant and think almost a hundred times whether they should make this purchase or not, their sole concern being how to take care of it. There are few simple steps through which you can take care of your white leather furniture for a good couple of years to come.

You can go for simple and all natural homemade techniques to clean off your white leather furnitures such as a mixture of one cup of salt water with flour one teaspoon and baking soda measuring two tablespoons in a bowl or a bucket and wipe your leather furnitures with a rag. You can also vacuum it softly on a weekly basis. Conditioning leather atleast twice a year is a must as otherwise it will become weak, and crack.








Different styles of chairs for the living room

April 18, 2011  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Furniture

Your living room is your ultimate zone of weekend relaxation after the long tiring work days. Thus, everything in your living room should be designed to bring the maximum comfort. The chairs are an important part of the relaxing chamber and are available in a variety of options.

Firstly, you have the very popular recliners which are wall hugging and fit comfortably within a very small space. They come with pillow, cup holders and many different types of equipment for providing a convenient sitting experience. The cheap models take around 300 USD while there are even the high end items charging nearly 900 USD or more.

Theatre style couches and love seats would make a great choice for living rooms. The couches hold more people and come with electric buttons to recline them as desired. Besides, they even have storage bins for your magazines and cup holders. This option is a bit costly and the cheaper ones only ask for 2000USD while the more expensive models sell for 4000 USD or more.

Painting the lacquer furniture

January 18, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Furniture, Home Care

Lacquered furniture has always been in great demand, as they are considered to last much longer. They are also very easy to maintain, and do not cost additional maintenance expenditure for the owner.

Painting lacquered furniture is difficult, as repainting glossy furniture does not help a great deal. The paint fades away very fast, still there are few tried and tested ways to paint lacquered furniture.

Here are they.

• Use 220grit sandpaper to peel glossiness off the surface.

• Wash with soap and water to finish the cleaning process. Use towel and let the furniture dry.

• Use stain blocking primer before you paint the lacquered surface. A stain blocking primer is essential to protect wood against stains but you need to let it dry.

• Once you are done with primer, use oil based paint to paint the lacquered furniture. Use two coats of paint to finish the painting process.

Making a good headboard for your full sized bed

January 18, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Furniture

Never buy only the headboard. You may have to pay a premium price, if you happen to purchase just one headboard for your bed, because headboards are sold in sets. There are simple measures, and if those are followed rigorously, you can always create a good matching headboard for your full sized bed.

1. Begin with measuring the distance between the floor and top of your bed.

2. Now cut two headboard strips which are perhaps 30 inches more than what you had already measured.

3. Use sand paper to clean the headboard strips.

4. Use a wooden plank, and attach the strip on the plank. Use nails to attach the strip onto the plank. Make it firm so that plank holds the strip tight.

5. Again put the second plank over the strip to complete the headboard.

6. Paint the headboard with a matching colour to give it a refreshing look.

Painting stripes on your chair

January 18, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Furniture, Home Decor

Your chairs may have grown old, but still, you are in no mood to part away your precious chair. It must have been an expensive one when you bought it, the paints have faded away, and it looks sloppy now.

You need a paint to make it look more attractive, and possibly to have a newer look.

Follow the few steps listed below to paint stripes on your chair.

• Start your proceedings by washing your chair with water and soap. After this allow the surface to dry.

• If this is the first paint on a chair, you can use a primer, otherwise leave out primer.

• Choose paint colour and use high gloss latex paint to put stripes on the chair.

• Take the help of painters tape and a chalk to mark the stripes. Use a paint brush to apply paint on the surface, between the two tapes, to create stripes.

• Leave the tape for at least 24 hours to have the best effect.

Raise your living room couch

January 18, 2011  //  Posted by: viewmybuild  //  Category: Furniture, Home Decor

Your living room couch can be a beautiful furniture right near the doorway, but if it’s low then many older people or someone suffering from joint pain won’t be able to sit in a couch. You are therefore, advised to make arrangements to raise your living room couch to a considerable height, so that every visitor can comfortably sit on a couch.

Take pains to look underneath the couch to find how the couch legs are stalked. If you do not intend to remove legs, opt for a furniture riser. Put furniture riser below the couch legs to make it higher.

Otherwise, if your couch legs can be twisted and removed by unlocking screws, you may use wooden block to raise your couch. Simply put 4 inch by 4 inch wooden block on all corners of your couch, and raise it to the level of your choice. Use wooden screws to jam the wooden blocks.