Underlying Thoughts: Delving into the Deal of the Week

Posted in Office Supplies, Polypropylene, Protective Floor Coverings, Underlying Thoughts

“Underlying Thoughts” — Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. This week’s deal of the week features our popular series of office chair mats.  Many consumers are unfamiliar with the various underlying materials, so I thought a brief comparison of Polypropylene (PP) versus PVC (or Poly Vinyl Chloride) might be in order. Of the two substances, … Continue reading

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Deal of the Week: Office Chair Mat

Posted in Chair Mats, Deals of the Week, Office Supplies, Polypropylene, Product Ideas
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This week’s deal of the week comes from our popular line of polypropylene office chair mats.  Offering protection for hard floors, these mats feature a non-skid backing and are crack, curl, break and scratch resistant.  Research supports PP as a safe, non-toxic and environmentally friendly alternative to PVC.   Specific product information can be located here.  This would be an excellent time to replace your old … Continue reading

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Home Improvements: Garage Floor Mats

Posted in Flooring, Home Improvements, Maintenance, Product Ideas, Protective Floor Coverings
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Many homeowners struggle with the best ways to maintain their garage flooring.  With damaged and cracked concrete, along with routine exposure to oil and other auto related fluids, repairs can be costly and a challenge to properly address.  Maintenance typically presents an ongoing struggle given the variety of substances coming in direct contact with the surface.  Left untreated, oil will leave unsightly stains, angerous slicks … Continue reading

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Guest Blog Post: Autumn/Winter Interior Design Trends

Posted in Design Trends, Guest Blog Post, Interior Design
Winter Design Trends

Today’s post on interior design trends comes to us from the experts at Terry’s Fabrics. Adopt one of these autumn/winter interior design trends to inject bright colours into your home. Although all white rooms remain popular many interior designers are using pops of bright colours to bring tired looking décor up-to-date without the need for total room makeovers. The trend of having stripped floorboards or … Continue reading

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Deal of the Week: Sisal Sydney Stair Treads

Posted in Deals of the Week, Product Ideas, Sisal
Stair Treads Deal of the Week

This week’s Deal of the Week features our functional, environmentally friendly and durable Sisal Sydney Stair Treads.  Available in nature, beige and brown,  these stair coverings will be a welcome addition to any staircase. Our new line of Sydney stair mats also includes red, black and terra cotta colours. Savings:  Regularly priced at £24.99, this week we are offering our customers a 3-pack of these … Continue reading

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A Change is in the Air

Posted in Announcements, Blog, Contest

As with the seasons, a change is in the air!  In the next few days we will be unveiling a new and improved look and feel for our blog.  Along with the relaunch will be a contest featuring some exciting prizes.  We encourage you to check back often in the next few days.  Details will be forthcoming and we look forward to your entries, comments … Continue reading

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Seasonal Entryway Decorating Ideas

Posted in Coir, Decorating Solutions, Halloween, Holidays, Product Ideas

With Halloween (or more correctly spelt Hallowe’en) approaching at the end of the month, we thought now would be a good time to offer up some festive design finds to help make the most of this popular holiday.  A recent article in the Belfast Telegraph indicates that Hallowe’en is now “bigger than Valentine’s.”  While much lore comes into play surrounding traditions and celebrations, it is … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts

Posted in Decorating Solutions, Design Trends, Interior Design, Stair Treads, Underlying Thoughts
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“Underlying Thoughts” — Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. As promised, I took the time to put together some brief thoughts on upcoming design trends for 2011.  There will be more to come on the subject as we approach the end of the year and industry leaders begin to offer their prophecies for 2011 and … Continue reading

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Protect Your Investment

Posted in Chair Mats, Decorating Solutions, Flooring, Interior Design, Maintenance, Product Ideas, Safety, Stair Treads
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Smart and savvy homeowners recognise their flooring as one of the biggest expenditures in finishing and maintaining their residence.  Searching for ways to protect and maintain this valuable investment should be a top priority.  No matter the surface, regular cleaning and maintenance is necessary to keep your flooring in top condition.  Easy care steps and decorating tips will help maintain the longevity of home floors … Continue reading

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Underlying Thoughts – Trends

Posted in Coir, Decorating Solutions, Design Trends, Environmental Awareness, Interior Design, Product Ideas, Sisal, Stair Treads, Underlying Thoughts
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“Underlying Thoughts” — Our resident rug, Mat, provides some insight to customers on questions received during the past week. Dear Mat, With London fashion week underway, it has been said that there are often correlations between runway styles and interior design.  Have you seen any projected outlooks for floor mat design trends for the upcoming year? Joseph, Notting Hill Joseph, As always, thanks for the … Continue reading

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