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What it is necessary to know about, buying a handwork carpet?

you decided that in an interior of your house one important detail - a carpet is not enough! And you already decided to buy a handwork carpet. And you find it difficult to choose from a set of the offered carpets. It is natural, not every day we buy carpets!

Having an idea of carpets of handwork and considering several councils listed here, I am sure, it will be simpler to choose to you and the result will please you further.

Who at least once bought a valuable thing, will understand me, not only appearance of the room, but also further mood of the owner depends on a right choice.

the Choice of a carpet in many respects depends on its functional purpose and interior design.

Therefore we will shortly consider what carpets in general happen and for what they are used.

First, on a way of production carpets divide into three big groups.

1. Wattled carpets - nap. They are made, fixing a yarn on a fabric basis by means of weaving of small knots.

2. Woven carpets consist of two crossing systems of threads and have no pile. They are carried out in the form of textile products.

3. Valyany or felt carpets well isolate heat, but are extremely rare in the European market.

4. The combined woven carpets can be made of single-level pile (plain surface) and pile of different height (a relief surface). In the latter case the covering has special decorative effect. At a carpet with a multi-colored relief surface the invoice is well underlined.

Secondly , lint-free carpets are distinguished by a practicality as they easily give in to cleaning and on them there is no trace left from furniture. On wear resistance of wattled carpets the great influence is exerted by pile type - cutting or loopback. - it is easier to clean the first, the second - stronger. Wattled carpets often serve as a floor covering, and woven for decoration of walls. The range of the carpet products intended especially for a floor is much wider than the range of wall carpets.

In the third , at the choice of a floor carpet it is necessary to consider:


design and compatibility with other elements of the room;

height and density of pile;

fiber origin (natural or synthetic) and its quality;

purpose and design features of the room.

Colors of a carpet and furnishings not necessarily have to coincide. However if you choose a carpet of a difficult shade, then most likely it is necessary to get curtains and upholstery fabric of the same tone or the most suitable shade.

Keep in mind that the perception of color floatingly and in many respects depends on lighting and flowers of surrounding objects. For this reason some shops offer such service as preliminary laying of a carpet in the customer`s interior (if there is such service use, it is so easier to choose a suitable carpet). Choosing a carpet shade, it is necessary to take the fact that depending on color the room size visually changes into account: light tone visually increase space, dark - reduce.

Quality and wear resistance of a product depend on height of pile and material of which the carpet is made. These characteristics are especially important for a carpet in a hall where the covering wears out quicker, than in other rooms. Here it is the best of all to lay a carpet with short pile of big density.

The carpets intended for a ladder also have to possess wear resistance. An optimum covering for steps - a carpet with dense short pile as it is less erased on bends, than at rare and long pile.

In a drawing room it is most acceptable a covering with dense pile of average size both cutting, and loopback. It can be one - or raznourovnevy. Such restrictions are caused by the fact that in a drawing room the covering wears out quicker, than in other rooms.

Coverings with high cut pile of small density are suitable for a bedroom. They are nice on the touch and do the room cozy.

The choice of a carpet for the nursery depends on age of the child. So, in the room for children is younger than five years rigid coverings and carpets with high pile are inadmissible. The best option - a covering with soft pile of average height and density.

In the fourth what so highly appreciate handwork carpets for?

First of all, for high quality of their production and use only of natural materials. Therefore, choosing a handwork carpet, pay attention to such details.

Symmetry of a pattern has to be ideal. One small secret for four a coal carpet - measure length of diagonals of a carpet, length has to be identical if is not present - it is a sign of low-quality work. Look at seamy side of a carpet. If the carpet has defects, then the seamy side of a carpet will show you them everything, but it does not mean that on seamy side there should not be knots. In everything there is the measure.

And still:

Many serious salons provide such service as performance of a carpet to order on the sketch of the client. Drawing can be any: from geometrical to the image from the photo. The price includes the cost of material and 10% of this cost which go for payment of graphic works. More often the order of a carpet of handwork is in many respects justified and expedient, than search of ready. And at the price differs not much more.

The shops which are engaged in sale and demonstration of carpet products offer a wide range of additional services. It gives ample opportunities at registration of an interior.

Good luck to you in a right choice.