Menu

Latest news Read our latest posts below

  • FREE quotations
  • FREE collection & delivery
  • Fully insured & guaranteed
  • Over 90 years experience

Most Iconic Sofas in Film and TV

In any home, a sofa is a place to sit with family and loved ones and relax. So it’s not surprising that almost every television show or film contains a sofa somewhere – some more iconic than others. To help celebrate those sofas which have become almost synonymous with the entertainment pieces in which they featured, we’ve listed some of the most famous sofas. From the fresh and pristine to the tired and trampled. Take a look at our six favourites:   Friends – The Central Perk sofa Probably the most iconic of the whole bunch, the sofa on which Ross,…

Read more

Curtains vs Blinds: Which Are Better?

An important part of furnishing any home, window furnishings usually fall into two categories: curtains and blinds. They both come in a range of styles, colours and materials, and both have been popular with homeowners for a long time. But which ones are better? This month, at John Frederick Ltd, we’ll be explaining the differences between the two, what the benefits of each are and where they are best suited in terms of placement in your home. By pitting the two against each other, you’ll hopefully be able to decide whether you’d prefer curtains or blinds for your home.   The…

Read more

Are Curtains Recyclable?

Curtains can be found in almost every home across the country. They provide a comforting, insulative layer in our living rooms and bedrooms, as well as tying together the interior design themes put in place.  Curtain cleaning is a great way to keep your curtains in top condition and give them an extra lease of life. But what if you’re thinking of freshening up your home with a new style or colour scheme? Are old curtains recyclable? We’re all more conscious of the way our waste can impact the planet these days, and no one wants to think of their curtains…

Read more

How a Clean Carpet Can Improve your Family’s Health

There are a number of ways we can make our homes more hygienic to live in, with some being more obvious than others: cleaning kitchens, tidying up after ourselves and generally making sure we keep things clean. However, the benefits of a clean carpet may be unknown to some, and in this article we’re going to look at the many reasons you should keep your carpet as clean as possible. Respiratory respite We walk on our carpets every single day, and as a result, there’s a lot of dust, dirt and generally unhealthy things trodden into it. These particles can be…

Read more

How to Remove the Smell of Smoke From Your Home

The smell of smoke is not only unpleasant, but it also poses a danger to your health and lingers for weeks at a time in the home. Whether you’ve recently stopped smoking or you’ve spent an evening surrounded by smokers, you’ll be looking for the best way to remove cigarette smell from your home and clothes. We’ve compiled a list of the best ways to get rid of that pesky smell, leaving your home smelling fresh and clean! Don’t smoke inside This one may seem like a no-brainer, but smoking inside means the smoke has time to soak into the room’s…

Read more

The Best Carpets for Pets [Infographic]

Everyone who owns a pet knows how easily they make their way into your heart. You treat them as one of the family, so its more than likely you allow them to lounge around your home. Unfortunately, their dirty paws and sharp nails will cause wear and damage to your carpets – but not to worry! There is a selection of carpets to choose from that will be resistant to this kind of wear, allowing your carpets to last longer and your pets to roam freely! Carpets are difficult enough to clean without a pet rolling all over them, but some…

Read more

How to Prevent Mould on Curtains

The last thing any homeowner needs is mouldy curtains, they look distasteful, no one wants to clean them, and they can even harm your health. The ideal solution is to prevent mould from growing in the first place, which can be done by creating a clean, temperature controlled house, free from damp.  Regular cleaning: As with most areas of home maintenance, the best way to upkeep your belongings is with regular cleaning. To protect your curtains from mould, make sure you vacuum all the furnishings in your home frequently and occasionally dry clean them. Also, wipe down your windows, the surrounding…

Read more

Rug and Carpet Trends for 2019

  Are you looking to redecorate your house, or simply freshen it up?  Here are some of the top rug and carpet trends of 2019 to inspire you and make sure your house guests are impressed.   Bright and colourful The bold, colourful look has become popular this year. This trend is useful for updating spaces that have become stagnant and dated; just adding a splash of colour will liven up the room. Playful, multicoloured rugs are part of this trend, and are helpful for interior designers as they don’t have to limit their colour scheme. Some of the carpets in…

Read more

Spring Cleaning for Your Living Room

With the clocks about to go forward and the weather picking up, it’s time for our cleaning gear to come out of hibernation. And what better place to start than the living room – the best room in the house, in our opinion. But where to start? The living room is probably the biggest room in your home, so it’s going to take a bit of planning if you want to get it looking ship shape. In this article, we’ll show you how.     Start with the sofa Ah, the sofa – we all spend more hours on this particular…

Read more

Why Does My Carpet Smell?

The problem with a bad smell coming from your carpet is that it’s not always simple to identify the source. It could smell for any number of reasons, which makes trying to figure out the next course of action rather difficult. In this article, we’re going to look at some of the most common causes of a smelly carpet, so you’re armed with the knowledge the next time you need to do a bit of detective work.   It needs a clean Probably the most common reason why carpets smell in most households – especially those with children in – is…

Read more

Regularly trusted to work with:

  • Museums
  • Heritage sites
  • Hotels
  • High value properties

Highest standards of care & attention guaranteed

John Frederick

FREE collection & delivery on all services


John Frederick John Frederick

COVID-19

COVID-19 update

We are Open for business from 26th May 2020 & taking enquiries.

You can reach us by email info@johnfrederick.co.uk and calls on 020 8419 1706

Thank you for your co-operation and understanding at this time.

Top

This website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience... moregot it