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Area rug under dining room table?
Donna Naughton Donna Naughton Answered on Sep 03, 2023

We are having new hardwood floors put in our dining and living rooms. Should we put an area rug under the dining room table?

Help,did I buy the wrong color living room rug,furniture?
Sandraapostoles Sandraapostoles Answered on Sep 03, 2023

Costly light,powdery blue rug, one cream color chair,stripe cream,taupe,color settee and a taupe recliner.How can I make it come together?My walls are light gray.We t... See more

How do I change the colors in my new Persian rug to look antique?
Manya Manya Answered on Sep 03, 2023

I have a new Persian rug that has very vibrant colours. I love to change it in order to look old, aged, antique and faded.any ideas.....of a technique ?thank you in a... See more

How to protect rugs from heavy furniture?
Sarah Sarah Answered on Jul 24, 2023

I'd love to hear your experiences with protecting rugs from heavy furniture. What methods have you tried, and how well did they work? Are furniture pads or rug underl... See more

How do I build device for laundry basket to move up & down stairs?
Potatcat Potatcat Answered on Jul 07, 2023

Please, I need ideas for builds that do the carrying/pulling of a laundry bag/basket up & down stairs. A crank pulley system will not work since that still requires a... See more

Need some help- How can I make a pulley system?
Kimberly Kimberly Answered on Jul 04, 2023

I am trying to figure out how to make a pulley system to help get groceries up the stairs. Maybe something like a close line with hooks. So far no luck with ideas. An... See more

How can I cover concrete stairs with composite decking?
Virginia Long Virginia Long Answered on Jul 04, 2023

I have 6 concrete stairs and a small Landing leading to my house. I would like to go over them with a composite type decking material without having to dispose of the... See more

Reconditioning or refinishing wood staircase
V Valencia V Valencia Answered on Jul 04, 2023

We removed carpet from these stairs and will be installing a runner. The runner will cover most of the area where the old rug was, however, I would like to clean up t... See more

How can I make the stair railing behind my couch less of and eyesore?
Marlo Jacobs Marlo Jacobs Answered on Jul 04, 2023

Our long and narrow living room doesn't lend itself to many options for furniture placement. Our sofa sits in front the stair railing, is there any way to make this m... See more

How can I make metal tree branches for a railing system??
Liz Cairo-Eagan Liz Cairo-Eagan Answered on Jul 04, 2023

I am up for rebar or any kind of metal to make a railing system - any ideas??

Should area rugs in same room be the same pattern, need 2?
Kim27898040 Kim27898040 Answered on Jun 12, 2023

(2) 8 x 10 rugs, one to by sectional in living area and the other under dining table. As you enter the area (both rooms) you will see both rugs.I've found 2 I like bu... See more

How can I keep my area rug from wrinkling under my coffee table?
Karen Stutts Karen Stutts Answered on Jun 07, 2023

The area rug is on top of carpet but somehow it keeps getting a wrinkle in it. I'm constantly pulling the wrinkle out.Any advice?

Why can't you place a polypropylene area rug on a heated floor?
Sue30804408 Sue30804408 Answered on Nov 07, 2017

If you use a pad underneath it then can it be placed on the heated floor? What rugs can be placed on a heated floor?