grey upholstery care

General Upholstery Care

The useful life of upholstered furniture can be increased if the consumer follows a few simple fabric protection rules. Vacuuming Weekly vacuuming or light brushing helps to remove soil and protect fabric from the embedding of dirt or grime between fibres which can increase abrasion and wear. Cushion turning The life of upholstered cushions can be increased through periodic turning.  The weekly reversal of loose cushions will allow even distribution of wear over time. Fabric protection Fabric protection helps to[…]

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silk display

Silk or Art Silk

We’re sorry to say it, but when someone says they have a silk rug I seriously doubt that fact.  Silk area rugs are few and far between. Most of the time it is a Faux Silk or “Art Silk”. Most fake silk rugs are made with: Art Silk (ARTificial) or Faux Silk Mercerized Cotton Rayon or Viscose Man-made Silk If you see a label that says man-made silk, it is not real silk. Only silk worms can make silk.  Also,[…]

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