Gaetane. Kitchen Rugs. October 06th , 2017.
A typical kitchen always tends to be messy since its primary uses are for food preparation and dish washing. Therefore, organizing a kitchen may seem a challenging task. But organizing a kitchen can be easier than one thinks. A few basic things do need to be kept in mind when starting out. What type of decor used in the kitchen would set the general mood and tone of the room and since it is the kitchen, the atmosphere surely needed would be a happy and bright mood. A kitchen also always needs to be clean and every kitchen design should be focused with that thought in mind. Wall decors should have the ambience of brightness thus the need for light bright colors (both paint and design). Flooring would be designed so as to make the room always look spic and span and since the idea is to keep and make the kitchen look clean always, the idea of a kitchen rug can be a most appropriate element for a clean kitchen.
While it is true that a kitchen floor receives a good deal of dirt and debris, simply selecting a washable or stain-resistant fiber will remove concerns about an area rugs practicality in the kitchen. Indoor/Outdoor fibers are an excellent choice, as are synthetic blends, jute, sisal, and even wool! Any of these options will be either easy to clean or stain repellant. In selecting a kitchen area rug, be sure to choose a low pile. Densely piled rugs, such as Berber, are good for kitchens. Area rugs constructed from woven natural fibers, such as jute or sisal, are also compatible with kitchen use. Cut pile or shag carpets are the only varieties that should be avoided; their deep, plush construction makes them likely to collect crumbs and increase kitchen cleaning duties. On the other hand, woven, looped, or low pile area rugs will need little more than a quick shake to clean and refresh them. Whatever material is chosen for a kitchen area rug, its very important that the rug has a properly sized non-slip rug pad. Not only will the rug pad give a little extra padding for those working and walking in the kitchen, but its the best way to ensure that a kitchen accent rug provides both visual interest and sure footing.
Nowadays, the rugs can also be machine washed and it saves a lot of labor as well as compared to any other rug in the house, the kitchen rug is likely to get dirty faster because of all the activity. Care of Kitchen Rugs: The care of the kitchen rugs depends a lot on the material from which it is made of. So if you have a waterproof variety, then it can be easily washed, perhaps even every week. On the other hand, if you have a more decorative rug with intricate embroidery and colorful patterns, or a hand painted rug, you should be very gentle while cleaning it. It should be brushed lightly each day, and exposed to the sun occasionally for natural disinfectant, as water may be not be suitable for such materials.
The volume of water which rugs can soak up is immense, with the consequences being a rug thats heavy enough to cause damage to your machine and void the manufacturers guarantee. The trend currently finding favor with home makers is for pre-shrunk washable cotton kitchen rugs, but dirt and grease are much more readily absorbed by cotton and other natural fibers, which obviously means that they will need to be laundered more frequently. Synthetic fibers generally repel spills, or simply let them penetrate slowly enough for you to be able to wipe them off before any damage is done. Furthermore, you will not see the fading often associated with frequent washing. Color and pattern have an impact on frequency of washing too, since darker colors and complicated patterns can disguise all kinds of stains. Obviously all rugs will need to be cleaned now and again though, as no color or pattern will reduce the effects of germs or smells.
Keep the top of your refrigerator clean. A modest display of books, especially cookbooks can be quite attractive. When you keep them at an arms reach it increases the amount of tasty treats that will make an appearance. Using decorative bookends makes your space looks beautiful and will also ensure that your books arent falling all over the place. When it comes to your counter top, there are two types of people. Some people like to keep their counter top completely clear and then other people like to see everything that they own gadget wise out and ready for action.
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