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How To Keep Your Fabric Shears Sharp

Posted by on 11/23/2016 to Blog
Good quality fabric shears are a pleasure to use when working with fabrics and keeping them sharp and aligned helps make work easier and faster. Unfortunately, it is not always given that they will remain so and most people do not understand how to care for fabric shears, or how to keep them sharp and perfectly aligned. In the following article, we give you tips on how you can keep your fabric shears in top shape.

How To Clean Your Velcro Fasteners

Posted by on 11/21/2016 to Blog

Velcro is a simple and effective fastening device that has become almost ubiquitous in nature. It is found practically everywhere, from shoes to bags to clothing and everything in between. Because of its wide usage, there naturally arises the need to clean the item with the Velcro and the question of how to clean the Velcro fastener itself often come up.

Apart from the dirt that comes with the item which the Velcro is fastening, there is also the problem of unwanted items attaching themselves to the Velcro fastener. These include lint, hair and other unwanted substances. In low levels, these substances have little effect on the fastener as long as the hooks still attach to the loops. However, as the unwanted substances accumulate, they interfere with the ability of the hooks to attach to the loops with the net effect that the fastener does not attach as firmly as it should.

How To Upholster A Dining Room Chair Yourself

Posted by on 11/18/2016 to Blog

Buying new furniture is expensive and sometimes, you might realize that the only thing you wish to change is the upholstery to make the chair look brand new again. It could also be that you are changing the look of your house and the chair upholstery no longer matches with the interior of your house.

Whatever the case might be, with the right upholstery tools, it is easy to upholster your dining room chairs to look brand new and to acquire the look that you desire. In this article, we explain some quick and easy steps that you can take to change the look of your chairs.

What Should You Consider Before Changing Your Vehicle Upholstery?

Posted by on 11/15/2016 to Blog
When we are thinking about buying a new car, sometimes it is because we are tired of the old one and want to upgrade, or it has mechanical issues or just simply that we are unhappy with the worn and tattered interior after miles and miles of use. If your case is the latter, then there is a simpler and far less expensive option of changing the upholstery of your car to give the interior a shiny new look. Many people however have no idea how to go about giving their vehicle interior a revamp. In this article, we explain some of the things you should think about before going ahead to change your car upholstery.

Which Awning Material Is Right For You?

Posted by on 11/12/2016 to Blog

For years and before the advent of air-conditioning, people relied on awnings to keep their homes cool during summer. By stretching awning fabric over their windows and other open spaces, they kept most of the harmful rays of the sun out of their homes and their houses cool.

Today, window awnings are not that common but are still used in some places to keep houses cool. Due to innovation in structure and fabric, it is even possible to have awnings that can be used in summer and taken down in winter when cooling the house is not a pressing issue.  If you are considering using awnings to cool your house, here are some of the things you should know about the various awning materials that are available in the market.

How To Choose Quality Outdoor Upholstery Fabric Like A Pro

Posted by on 10/28/2016 to Blog
Are you planning to get some outdoor upholstery fabric but you not sure how to pick one that is of high quality? You are not alone. So many people end up choosing the wrong quality of outdoor upholstery simply because they don’t know how to tell between high quality fabric and low quality fabric. Some simply pick fabrics just because the price is right for them. The first step to choosing the right quality outdoor upholstery is to look for a store that specializes in outdoor upholstery and ask for their advice on what can work for you. Read on to get to find out how to choose quality outdoor upholstery like a pro.

How To Protect Your Car Upholstery Fabric From A Pet Mess

Posted by on 10/24/2016 to Blog
As much as we love and value our pets, we sometimes tend to leave them at home as we travel to avoid the mess they make on the car upholstery fabric. You don’t have to leave your dog or cat behind anymore. One way to solve this problem is by upgrading your car upholstery fabric by having materials that are easy to clean and that cannot be easily damaged by your pet. Here are some of the tips for keeping your car upholstery clean as you travel with your pet.

Top Ways To Use Bungee Chords Around Your Home

Posted by on 10/17/2016 to Blog
The word bungee chords for most people paint a picture of bungee jumping in their minds. The few who have bungee chords at home leave them lying around in the garage or house and use them once in a while to secure items. What most people are unaware of is that there are many surprising ways to use a bungee chord around the home. Find out more ways to use bungee chords in your home.

The Best Applications Of Cotton Canvas Fabric

Posted by on 10/10/2016 to Blog

Canvas is one of the fabric choices that allows you to enjoy a plethora of benefits such as high durability.  It is an iconic element in both the fashion and art world. The plain-woven fabric is well known for its sturdiness. Canvas was originally manufactured from hemp. However, it is now majorly made from cotton.

There are two types of canvas: cotton plain canvas and cotton duck canvas. The former is lightly woven as compared to the latter. Cotton canvas can be used in numerous applications based on its weight. Here is a look at some of the common applications of canvas fabric.

Understanding Various Grades Of Vinyl Fabric For Upholstery

Posted by on 10/3/2016 to Blog
Although you are likely to find various grades of vinyl fabric for upholstery, not all actually reflect the quality that you would expect in the best fabric. In many cases, the type of vinyl fabric indicates the total cost that was incurred in making it. As such, it is hard to get consistency with vinyl fabrics. This is because different manufacturers come up with their own grades.

How To Get Common Stains Off Your Car Seats

Posted by on 9/25/2016 to Blog
In modern societies, motor vehicles are an indispensible part of our daily lives. It is for example estimated that Canadians spend about an hour every day on average driving to work and back. Over the weeks and months, this accumulates to a considerable number of hours that motorists spend sitting in their car. Taking that into account, it is not surprising therefore that many drivers will eat, bond with their families and even sleep in their cars.

Camping: Do You Have Your Tents and Other Camping Provisions Prepared?

Posted by on 9/20/2016 to Blog
Camping can be fun and a great opportunity to interact with nature and the outdoors. Nothing beats sitting around a campfire and chatting away with friends or lying under a starry night out in the open. Successful camping trips however require careful planning and ensuring that you have the right tools and equipment at hand before you set off. Here is a great checklist to tick off as you plan your next camping trip.

Dog Proofing Your Car's Interiors

Posted by on 9/15/2016 to Blog
Man’s best friend has been with us for millennia, helping us hunt, play and work. It is no wonder then that when automobiles were invented, dogs found their way into them; keeping us company on our daily rounds for shopping or school runs. While dogs make great companions, they are sometimes not very friendly to the car interior. They leave fur, saliva and paw marks that make your car interior look and smell bad. Because of this, a dog owner must consciously protect his or her car interior and upholstery when carrying the dog. Using these simple tips, you can have a relatively sparkling car interior while not missing out on the company of your best friend.

Surprising Uses Of Velcro That You Might Not Know

Posted by on 9/10/2016 to Blog
We all know the hook and loop fastener that we commonly call Velcro. It appears on many of the everyday items that we use; from shoes to bags and everything in between. Over the last few decades, its use has grown exponentially across the world, as it is uncomplicated and almost indestructible.  The fastener comes in many forms including sew-on Velcro, which as the name suggests, is sewed on to objects that need fastening and adhesive Velcro, which is attached to the object by means of adhesive

Protecting Your Car Interior And Upholstery While On Family Road Trips

Posted by on 9/5/2016 to Blog

Having a great time in a family in the great outdoors is sometimes what a family needs. Road trips provide a great opportunity for a family to bond. With hours spent together in the relatively small confines of an automobile, a road trip offers an invaluable chance of adventure, bonding and great wholesome fun for the whole family.  Unfortunately, road trips sometimes also mean food and drink spillages in the car, trash under the seats and grime on the car floor.

By the time you are back home, the mats and the car upholstery fabric are smeared with all manner of stains that ruin your car interior. You need not fear though because most of this damage can be prevented with planning and a few handy tricks. Family road trips need not be bad for your car interior.

Bungee Jumping: Overcoming The Fear Of Heights

Posted by on 8/29/2016 to Blog
Do you have a fear of heights but want to try bungee jumping? You should never be ashamed to admit that you dread heights. Most people have the fear of heights but unfortunately, very few people do something about it. Living with this fear can hinder one from a lot in life and in a way you may be conceding to defeat. This article will help you overcome the fear of heights to ensure that next time you accompany your friends for bungee jumping, you will not be a mere spectator but take part in this once in a lifetime event. The following are tips on how to overcome your fear of heights.

Choosing Outdoor Upholstery Fabric: Top Factors For Consideration

Posted by on 8/22/2016 to Blog
You are probably thinking it can’t be that hard to choose outdoor upholstery fabric, and that all you need is to get the right color to match with your compound setting. This is true to some extent because color plays a big role in fabric selection. However, you need to understand that there are key factors you need to consider as well to ensure that you get the perfect upholstery fabric. These are some of the other factors you need to have in mind too.

How To Keep Your Boat Upholstery Looking As Good As New

Posted by on 8/15/2016 to Blog
Your boat upholstery is designed to withstand direct sunlight and water contact. However, that does not mean you do not need to maintain your upholstery. Everything needs constant care to keep it looking as good as new otherwise, the sun will dry them out and ruin your boat.  You need to set time aside to deep clean your boat upholstery at least twice a year and regular normal surface cleaning. You can buy special vinyl protectants to maintain your furniture or you can simply use cleaning agents used at home. The following are steps on how to maintain your boat furniture so that they can continue to maintain that new look.
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