by The U.S. National Archives The fact is that the majority of the carpet that they sell is imported, yes that’s right, and because it’s imported you don’t get the guarantees that you would usually get with a UK manufactured carpet. The carpet that they do promote from UK manufactures is sold massively overpriced, [...]

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by UW Digital Collections Has it always been a dream of yours to be able to play a musical instrument?   Are you interested in learning how to play a certain style of guitar playing called the blues?   Up until recently, it was difficult to find qualified instructors who could teach in this style of music.  [...]

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by Smithsonian Institution Many guitar players tend to get tired of playing the same thing over and over again and want to learn something new like playing the blues guitar. There are many sources available online through which you can learn to play the blues lead guitar but most of them are crap and don’t [...]

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There’s no better time to decorate with a Persian rug. That’s because an area rug is a wise and cost effective decorating choice, particularly in difficult economic times, says industry leader Rugman.com. Persian rugs are a distinct subset of the Oriental rug category and are considered to be the finest in the world. With authentic [...]

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by The U.S. National Archives In the beginning stages of manufacture, all styles of carpet begin as loop pile. During the manufacturing process, these loops are cut, which creates the various textures and patterns of the cut pile carpet type. In the process, if some loops are left uncut while others are cut, the end [...]

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by State Library of New South Wales collection When considering when the best time will be to install your new epoxy flooring, it’s important to take into account the outdoor temperature. Epoxy mixtures can be affected by both temperature and humidity, so the key to application success is choosing a time that will ensure installation [...]

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When choosing an area rug you should consider couple of things, do you want a rug that will become a family heritage or you just want to add some warmth to your room with a simple rug. A beautiful handmade rug is likely to gain value as years go by, and could even become a [...]

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by Cornell University Library Suppliers of floor coatings to businesses and do-it-yourself home owners are deploying real-time technical phone support in order to solve the problem of improper installation. The trick to creating a quality floor coating is getting the coating to adhere to the substrate surface with out chipping, peeling, or lifting. The [...]

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by Cornell University Library Solid Hardwood Milled from one piece of wood, solid wood floorboards are generally three-quarters of an inch (3/4″) thick. Solid hardwood can be installed above or on grade, but you don’t want to install this type of wood below grade, since moisture makes it expand and contract. Remember: if even part [...]

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by Cornell University Library Sand refinish can be defined as a process which is used to maintain long life of hardwood floors. Modern methods of sand refinishing are quite different and useful than traditional methods of sanding. There are several useful features of refinishing in commercial and residential sectors like: Dust-free floor Floors remain dust [...]

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