Old furnitures often become a part of home’s identity. Rather than discarding that worn-out piece of sofa, why not add new life to your interior furniture by re-upholstering them. With our wide selection of exclusive European fabrics, your reupholstered sofa or armchair is bound to take centre-stage in your living room once again.
Most people are aware that carpets absorb a great deal of ambient noise, making them ideal for office meeting rooms. Less well-known is that carpets are wonderful in absorbing ambient dust and improving air quality indoors. Studies have actually revealed that individuals with asthma and also allergy troubles have actually seen signs and symptoms enhance with carpeting. In homes with young children, carpets prevent slips and painful falls. Most carpets nowadays are made to be highly resistant to stains and are easy to maintain. Decoratively carpets add a nice dose of texture and print to a room that is otherwise plain, especially when painted in lighter hues.
While generally more expensive than a coat of paint, wallpapers are alot more durable and stand up to wear and tear of children much better than paint. They also offer unlimited design that, when used at the correct place, can make s mall room look roomier and vice versa.
Made of synthetic material, vinyl flooring is by far the most practical choice in terms of cost and ease-of-maintenance. Newer generation of vinyl are both thicker and more comfortable, and easier to install than traditional wood flooring like parquet and tiles, and are totally termite-resistant. Better still, they often require no hacking out of your existing floor covering during renovation. Long the preferred choice in commercial space and offices, they are finding acceptance in many homes.
While night curtains, blackout blinds and other window coverings will physically block out heat and sunlight, they can render your home dark and somber unless during daytime. Solar films are best used as complement to curtains and blinds when your indoor spaces face intense sunlight during the hottest months of the year. By both diffusing and absorbing harmful UV rays and Infra-red (heat) energy, they cut down the total energy transmitted into your indoor space when the sun is strong, and partially return this absorbed energy to your indoor space at night. Over a whole life cycle of 5 to 10 years, they provide significant electricity savings by lowering air-conditioning load and minimize the need to switch on lights during daytime. Photo below illustrates the amount of light blocked by solar film when installed on the right panel of a sliding glass window. Below: Left window panel has no solar film installed, compared to right with solar film