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The Top Factors that You Should Consider When Purchasing Outdoor Foam

Summary: The most expensive outdoor foam may not be the right fit for you. Knowing what to look for in each product will help you determine what’s best for your patio.

In today’s outdoor foam replacement products, upholstery foam is the most common stuffing material used. Now, it’s available in a variety of densities, which determines how it’s graded. The higher the graded number, the higher the quality of the foam.

But, does that mean you have to purchase only high-graded products for casual use? Not entirely, your standard foam products can provide significant comfort if you’re not willing to upgrade.

Quality and Durability

High density foam from manufacturers like The Foam Factory for instance, will not break apart or wear down after a few uses. After determining your budget, you’ll want to choose the highest density foam that you can purchase to improve the life and comfort level of your furniture pieces.

Additionally, the resilience of your foam is also important as well. The more durable the foam is, the longer it’ll last after being used consistently. High resilient foam will make for a more comfortable seat and minimal sagging. Cheap foam on the other hand, will shred to bits after a significant use and provide minimal comfort.

Level of Firmness

Firmness is determined by a number, or more specifically the Indentation Force Deflection (ILD) number that’s given. The scale starts at 6 and goes all the way up to 45 with the lowest number reciprocating a softer feel and the highest a firmer feel. The preferred level of firmness should be based on your personal preference. If you have the time, visit your local mattress store to feel the different numbers so you can determine what’s right for you.

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Guest Rooms: A Guide on Revamping its’ Style

Homeowners often spend much of their time remodeling popular areas like the kitchen, living room, and bedroom. One of the most neglected spaces, not to mention underrated, is the guest room. If you’re planning on having guests overnight, you should consider remodeling that room to keep it up to par with your other rooms. Here are some suggestions that will help you make it more appealing.

Color Scheme

While you don’t want to stray too far away from the color scheme of your home, your guest room is a slight exception. A unified color scheme will make it look elegant and make your guests feel comfortable and special. Decided on a set of colors and envision how you want to coordinate the comforters, sheets, throw pillows, and window treatment together.

Door Styles

Your guest room should look warm and inviting. If it just so happens to be located in an awkward area of your home, you might want to consider replacing your door to one that’s more attractive and makes up for the shoddy location. Even simple glass sliding doors have both the privacy and the looks to make a guest room look significantly better.

Revitalize the Room

Take a good look around at what needs to be either fixed or remodeled. Is the wallpaper outdated? Are the furniture pieces in good shape? Is the lighting bright enough? There are many inexpensive steps that you can take to create a fresh atmosphere in your guest room. Small remodeling projects like a repainting the walls or furniture pieces can make all the difference in the world.

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How to Upgrade to Foam Cushions the Easy and Affordable Way

How-to-Upgrade-to-Foam-Cushions-the-Easy-and-Affordable-WaySay that you’ve finally realized how much better your couch or sofa would be with foam cushions, instead of flimsy, expensive, (and not to forget, gross) traditional cushions. You’ve come to the conclusion that this simple improvement would make your home that much cozier. But now you’re unsure of what to do—once you’ve passed the threshold of discovering how much better foam is, you may have a paralyzing moment of indecision. You can’t simply continue to sit on your old, inadequate sofa cushions, yet you may be worried about how much work it will be to make the change.

You’ll be glad to find out that you have no reason to worry—whether you’re upgrading your furniture or replacing damaged cushion foam. It’s easy to take care of it yourself with a few basic measurements to have new foam in no time.

Take the cover off whatever cushion you’d like to fill with foam, and empty it. Then, flatten it out and measure the greatest length and width of the covering, from one seam to another. For covers that aren’t a perfect square or rectangle shape, measure where they are biggest—you want to avoid the tight corners and curved edges, as these can throw your measurements off. Add an inch to each measurement to give yourself room to adjust in case the measurements are slightly off or if your cushion is asymmetrical.

That’s it! From there, you’ll have everything you need to get started with new foam!

 

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