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Fabric Collections – Luxury Bed and Bath Linens

Robert Allen Design – Fabric Collections

Robert Allen invites you to explore the newest additions to our notable and comprehensive fabric library that spans the spectrum of color, pattern, texture and durability for all of your design project needs. From Robert Allen to Beacon Hill, Robert Allen @ Home and Contract, you’ll find coordinated collections of on-trend and timeless upholstery and multi-purpose fabrics.

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Linen: To dry clean or not to dry clean? 

Peacock Alley Design – Luxury Bed and Bath Linens

Come in and explore our luxury bed linens and bath linen collections.

Select your perfect luxury sheet set and pillow cases in crisp, classic white, or choose from our signature palette of restful neutrals. Tell your personal bedding story with our cloudlike duvets wrapped in a beautiful and restful duvet cover, and topped with our delightful matelassé coverlets and shams. Round out the experience with throw pillows, cozy cotton blankets, and a perfectly tailored bed skirt. Maybe you’ll add a personal touch in our monogram bedding and bath shop. This is the upscale bedding of your dreams.

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Fiber Care & The Cleaning Company

Fabric Protection & Cleaning Services for Upholstery, Draperies, Rugs and Carpet. CALL 214-987-4111

How To Care For Fine Fabrics – Before and After Pictures – Customer Reviews – FiberCare Dallas

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Cleaning Antique Carpets – How to Clean a Tapestry

Cleaning Antique Carpets and Tapestry

Dust should never be allowed to build up in carpets as it has a sandpaper effect on the fibres.

A few sensible tips & some advice on caring for your Antique Carpets and Tapestry…

Our antique carpets and tapestries are amongst the most beautiful items we own.

But they are probably subjected to the most abuse as caring for antique carpets and tapestries can be a time consuming job.

Cleaning is relatively simple as long as it is done regularly and excessive wear is avoidable if correct placement is considered…

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How To Clean Curtains

Even if they don’t look dirty, knowing how to clean curtains, and making it part of your cleaning routine, will go a long way to helping your home stay clean.

Most curtains, whether they’re casual cotton or fancier damask, are made of woven fabrics that gather dust, pet hair and dander, even mold spores. Over time, these things accumulate, and your window treatments start to look dingy.

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How to Clean a Tapestry

Gardner Museum Cleans 16th-Century Flemish Tapestries

Jared visits the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum where cleaning 16th-century tapestries means an extraordinary effort…

 

Shape Up Your Drapes

It’s curtains for dingy window treatments with these quick fixes…

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How to Clean Rayon Rugs

How to Clean Rayon Rugs

Rayon in Rugs

Rayon rugs are difficult to clean. As they continue to grow in popularity, be prepared.

Cleaners have encountered rayon in upholstery fabric for years. But designers also, unfortunately, increasingly embrace the silk-like look of rayon for rugs.

Rayon rugs present many cleaning challenges. This fiber does not hold up to foot traffic or consumer, do-it-yourself spotting/cleaning. Professional cleaning may exacerbate pre-existing texture distortion and sprouting…

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The Difficulty of Cleaning Viscose Rugs

We’re seeing a trend of area rugs being made of viscose. We talk about what they are and why they are difficult to clean…

 

How to Clean Area Rugs

Viscose, or art silk, has the same soft, luxurious look and feel as silk, but at a much more affordable price.

Viscose is extremely absorbent so remove stains using a damp cloth and a mild cleanser. For tough stains, use the stain solution suggested above and gently apply the foam that rises to the top to the stained area. Blot with a clean damp cloth to finish. Try to keep a viscose rug in a cool and dry location…

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Rayon: A Rug Specialist’s Challenge

What do artificial silk, art. silk, banana silk, viscose, bamboo silk, allo silk, cactus silk, soya silk, modal, cuprammonium, lyocell, triacetate, and acetate have in common? They are all a type of rayon manufactured from regenerated cellulose.

Designers have embraced the silk-like look of rayon for garments, upholstery fabrics, and area rugs. But rayon rugs present many challenges for rug cleaners, as this fiber doesn’t hold up to foot traffic and consumer do-it-yourself spotting/cleaning.

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Fabric Cleaning and Protection and Flameproofing Fabrics

How to Protect Fabric Furniture From Stains and Dirt

The soft, pink velvet couch of my dreams recently materialized in my life: an on-trend, secondhand West Elm lounger that is miraculously stain- and dirt-free. I love it like my own child and paid a small fortune to buy it, too, but given my anxiety and its “pristine-ness,” it’s already giving me issues. The main one being that I haven’t been doing much sitting on it. I refuse to let it be besmirched by my subway clothes, for starters…

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Flameproofing Fabrics

Our flame repellant is certified at the NFPA701 standard, which is required for draperies and upholstery in public places. We charge an average price of $2.20 per yard and our turnaround time is approximately 5-7 business days.

Our state of the art chemical formulations and application techniques are environmentally safe, non-toxic and solvent dry cleanable. Certificate of flame repellant furnished with every paid order…

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Fabric Protection Test, Does it Work? and is it worth it? Find out…

 

Most Expensive Fabrics In The World

We always go after famous brands when it comes to clothing but did you know even fabric defines a class? Expensive fabric materials such as silk, wool, velvet, linen, fur, cotton, etc are must haves in the closet not only because of the design and comfort but also its quality. Take a look at the most expensive fabric materials…

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Shop Fabrics

Calico offers a choice of 10,000 luxurious fabrics at prices that are 20-60% less then designer prices. We empower you with experienced designers who can help you turn those fabrics into amazing furniture, window treatments and more.

Great rooms start with great fabrics. Explore thousands of designer fabrics in an amazing variety of colors, patterns and styles…

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FiberCareDallas.com – Fabric Protection & Cleaning

FiberCare & The Cleaning Company work together to keep your fine furniture, draperies, rugs and carpet cleaned and protected.

What is FiberCare? FiberCare is an invisible, long-lasting finish that protects against spots, stains and spills.

What is The Cleaning Company? The Cleaning Company specializes in a custom hand cleaning of fine fabrics, rugs and draperies.

Fine Fabric Cleaning and Protection in Dallas

How to Clean Car Upholstery – Carpeting, Fabric, Cloth, Velour, Vinyl

How to Clean Car Upholstery: The Simplified Approach – Carpeting, Fabric, Cloth, Velour, Vinyl

So day after day goes by and the only attention your car’s upholstery ever gets in the best of circumstances is a quick vacuum job. But vacuuming your car’s upholstery is only going to go so far in removing dirt that will accumulate within your car’s interior. Eventually you will need to find some form of upholstery cleaner, get personal with the interior of your car, and do some scrubbing!

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How to Clean Your Vehicle’s Upholstery

Several Methods: Spot-Cleaning Stains, Cleaning Fabric Upholstery, Cleaning Vinyl Upholstery, Cleaning Leather Upholstery, Vacuuming Your Car, Hiring a Professional Detailer, Preventing Future Messes…

Keeping your car’s interior clean is just as important as keeping your car’s exterior well-maintained. You inhabit the inside of your vehicle whenever you drive, and it’s good for both your health and peace of mind to keep your vehicle’s interior clean. Luckily, cleaning your upholstery can be simple thanks to a variety of techniques and specific cleaning products tailored to vehicle upholstery…

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How To Clean Car Upholstery For Beginners & Experts!

In this video, I demonstrate several different ways to clean car upholstery, because I wanted to make sure that everyone watching could benefit. Not only do I use expensive equipment, to help the professional detailers, but I also go very simple for all of the do it yourselfers.

Car upholstery cleaning is another area of detailing that can be very over complicated. Upholstery cleaning is actually a whole lot more simple than it seems. Super clean degreaser makes cleaning car upholstery for beginners and professional auto detailers very simple and effective!

In this video I use super clean as an all purpose cleaner to professional clean these car upholstery seats, all the while addressing strategies for the pro’s and enthusiasts! Follow along, and stop struggling to clean your car upholstery!

 

Best Car Upholstery Cleaners

The best interior cleaners will remove odors, tough dirt and stains with ease and usually a pleasant smell after use. Your car carpet is the most likely to contain dirt and bad smells but this can be removed easily with the latest car upholstery cleaners…

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FiberCareDallas.com – The Cleaning Company

We clean your furnishings conscientiously. We are not in a hurry. We care about the results. We want to be proud of our work. We want to you to be satisfied. We want you as a repeat customer and most of our business is repeat customers.

For those of you who like details I’ll give you a brief description of how we clean.

Wet Cleaning: The best way to clean is with water. If your fabric can be wet cleaned that is how we will clean it. First we will vacuum, and then we will pre-spray spots to loosen that particular type of stain. Then we will spray the entire piece of furniture with a live enzyme that has a soil releasing agent, and then we will rinse the furniture with a special additive. This additive “invites” or “attracts” the soil to it, taking or transferring the soil from your furniture into itself and out of your fabric. The rinse water is not recycled, and your furniture is left nearly dry. We use the same wet method for cleaning carpeting…

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Testimonials

*”Fiber Care did a great job on cleaning our upholstered chair! They were easy to reach and so helpful.” – Ann Holford

*”Fibercare is awesome! A friend of mine spilled a glass of red wine on my suede sofa. Noooo! I called up Fibercare and they came over the next day. John was super helpful and professional. They not only removed the stain but made my sofa look like new! I will definitely use them again! Mainly ’cause I have clumsy friends :-)” – Nathan M.

*”We had a piece of furniture that the painters dropped some paint on. We heard about Fibercare from a friend of ours who had used them before and recommended them. Johnny was very help and attentive to our concerns and removed the paint stain in a timely and professional manner. Five Stars, would use again!” – Collin B.

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How to Clean Up Dog Mess on Carpet – Cleaning Tips

How to Clean the Most Common Dog Messes

Our cutest companions are also some of our messiest. Here’s some help.

Your dogs, lovable scamps that they are, will commit all manner of unspeakable crimes against your carpeting, your furniture, their toys and anything else they can get to, which makes it a very good thing indeed that they’re so cute. In my role as a cleaning advice columnist, I’m asked no small number of questions about cleaning up after beloved pets; here, I’ve rounded up reader queries about dogs and the adorable, smelly messes they make…

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Pet Poop! 3 MUST HAVES to Get Stains, Smell Out & Repel Future Accidents!

In this episode, I show you my top three picks for taking out that pet stain or accident from your carpet or hard floors. Nature’s Miracle will repel your pet from future staining due to its propriety smell. Vinegar is a great stain remover. And I use Out – Oxy Fast to really get that grime off the carpet…

 

Removing Urine, Feces and Vomit Stains From Carpets

Though I like to use natural remedies first, sometimes it’s just nice to grab a bottle of one of these sprays and get the job done.

Based on my experience (and by experience I mean my stepping in, using them and cleaning the urine up) these commercial products work….

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Dallas Home Improvement, Interior Decorating in Dallas and Design News

Home Improvement in Dallas

List of Top Home Improvement Pros in Dallas…

“Bella Vista helped us turn our house into a home. We transformed our kitchen and dining room to give our house an open, airy, comfortable feel. We also took our outdated master bathroom and created a spa-like retreat. The individuals at Bella are personable and truly care about their work and making sure their customers are happy throughout the process. Not only did we love their work — from the design phase to the finished product — but they provide stellar customer service. We highly recommend them!” – missmallorylynne

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Interior Decorating in Dallas

Interior designer Donna Moss and her team give credence to the notion that everything’s bigger in Texas as they undertake dramatic room makeovers in some of the most fabulous homes in the Dallas area…

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Dallas Home Improvement

The Dallas Renovation Group is an integrated group of companies dedicated to high quality and high value renovations in the residential market in Dallas – Fort Worth; Regenesis Design Build, Village Remodeling, and ReBath of DFW. All of our construction staff are certified renovators or remodelers (or both), and have annual continuing education requirements , so as to keep them, and our clients, up on the most current techniques and technology in the market to produce high quality results…

 

Selling a Home As-is in Dallas and the Power of First Impressions: The Grapevine, Texas Home Remodeling Project

Homes that are in as-is conditions are often in dire need of being renovated and fixed; otherwise, the first impression that it comes with says, “Don’t buy me, I have problems.” If you are selling a home as-is, in the Dallas area, but do not want to go through the tiresome hassle of creating the best first impression for your home or renovating and dealing with the real estate market, it’s best to sell your home to a company that will take your home as-is…

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Latest Dallas Design News

Dear Mark Cuban: A new Mavs era means it’s time for new uniforms – Dallas News

http://news.google.com Mon, 02 Jul 2018 10:00:25 GMT

Dallas NewsDear Mark Cuban: A new Mavs era means it’s time for new uniformsDallas NewsThe esteemed NBA columnist Zach Lowe has compared your court design to a turkey sandwich, “perfectly functional, totally unmemorable.” That’s not good. I lay some … (Also when was the last time you saw a horse in downtown Dallas?) The blue-and-blackᅠ…

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Dallas’ Design Society and PechaKucha present evening of art, architecture, poetry and music – The Daily Campus

http://news.google.com Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:50:15 GMT

The Daily CampusDallas’ Design Society and PechaKucha present evening of art, architecture, poetry and musicThe Daily CampusOne of the first presenters was Evelyn Henshaw, a project manager at STASH Design, a sustainable, commercial design firm in Dallas that is dedicated to utilizing salvaged objects to create spaces for businesses. Henshaw interpreted the event theme as …

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5 telltale signs your Dallas home is the victim of a bad flipper – CultureMap Dallas

http://news.google.com Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:05:39 GMT

CultureMap Dallas5 telltale signs your Dallas home is the victim of a bad flipperCultureMap DallasIt’s a drag to watch these houses lose their uniqueness one by one, egged on by a real estate industry that waxes on about taking a home “down to the studs.” Those words should send a cold shiver. (In fact, there are ’50s ranches in very nice North …

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Kitchen Cleaning Routine – Silliest and Easiest Way to Clean a Dirty Whisk – Kitchen Design Ideas

The Silliest and Easiest Way to Clean a Dirty Whisk

Whisks can be tough to clean. All those skinny tines are great for emulsifying a vinaigrette or beating eggs whites, but they create lots of hard-to-reach spots to clean later. And especially when you’re cooking with bacteria-prone foods (like eggs!) or clingy, oily ones (like olive oil!), you really want to make sure your whisk gets thoroughly cleaned…

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The Best Route to a Cleaner Kitchen

Want to know exactly which tasks to tackle, and in what order? Four industry pros plot the steps that will speed your routine and guarantee a thorough clean.

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Kitchen Cleaning Routine! (Clean With Me)

 

How to Clean Kitchen Utensils

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40+ Gorgeous Kitchen Design Ideas You’ll Want to Steal

Not a single bad countertop in the bunch…

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20 Genius Small-Kitchen Decorating Ideas

If you can organize your kitchen, you can organize your life. — Louis Parrish

Bigger is not always better, especially when we’re talking kitchens. Small kitchens are usually more efficient workspaces than large ones. Space and good design aren’t exclusive to a large kitchen — all you need are some good small kitchen decorating ideas that keep your small space organized, functional and beautiful.

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Summer Sale! Contemporary and Classic Modern Furniture Lines as well as Fine Art in Dallas, Texas

Summer Sale! – ART + DESIGN AT SMINK

SMINK has been representing both contemporary and classic modern furniture lines, as well as fine art for over 25 years in Dallas, Texas. We have gathered great manufacturers to us that represent the products of many famous designers – Minotti with the work of Rodolfo Dordoni, onecollection with the work of Finn Juhl, Living Divani with the work of Piero Lissoni, Porro with Lissoni, Massaud, Pillet, Rennie, and Kettal with Patricia Urquiola, Jasper Morrison, and Dordoni. These are the great minds of the modern age – all of whom pursued the elegance of perfect design.

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Clean Home Smell and Cleaning Your Workout Clothes

Clean Home Smell

MAKE YOUR HOME SMELL AMAZING WITH THESE 7 DIY CLEANERS!

I know you guys love natural DIY cleaning recipes, and I also know that you love essential oils and making your home smell great. So… this week we take a look at 7 easy to make natural DIY cleaning products that get “aroma-boosted” with some amazing essential oils infusions…

 

Clean Workout Clothes

“My favorite workout T-shirts come out of the laundry smelling good, but then after being worn for a couple hours they start to stink like a wet dog. What’s up with that? How can I get them really clean so the smell stays gone?”

Wash like fabrics together

Avoid washing athletic gear, especially if it has stretch in it, with towels, fleece and other linty items, as well as with very heavy garments, like jeans and sweatshirts. Athletic clothes with stretch in them will pick up stray lint in the wash, and heavy items can lead to pilling and damage to more delicate athleisure-wear…

No fabric softener

Fabric softener leaves a coating on clothing that can lead to odor retention, even in clean laundry. That coating, especially when it builds up, makes it harder for water and detergent to fully penetrate the fibers, trapping odor-causing bacteria…

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