How to Keep Your Carpet Clean for Longer?
While you might not realise it, your carpet is one of the most expensive features of your home, especially if you’ve opted for something more luxurious. Luckily though, as long as you look after it, a good carpet can last for years and years. With this in mind, the John Frederick team are going to be sharing with you some simple tips and tricks on how to keep your carpet cleaner for longer. Doormats This might not be the advice you wanted to hear, but the easiest way to clean your carpet is by stopping it from getting dirty in the…Read more
Colour Combinations: What Works & What Doesn’t
Creating fun and interesting colour schemes is one of the most exciting parts of interior design, but it’s not necessarily the easiest. Whether you think you have a great eye for design or not, there’s always more you can learn about colour, which is why we’re here to give you a crash course. What is a colour wheel? To understand how colours interact, the best thing to do is study a colour wheel. A colour wheel is a way in which we can organise colours visually in order to clearly demonstrate the relationships between them. A colour wheel consists of primary…Read more
How to Choose the Right Carpet for Your Bedroom
The type of flooring we choose for a room can have a profound impact on the way it makes us feel. While wooden flooring offers some fantastic practical benefits for high-traffic areas such as kitchens and living rooms, it doesn’t quite offer that same warmth and cosiness that carpet does when it comes to your bedroom. And given that a bedroom is a relatively low-traffic area of the home, you have more of a license to indulge in something plush and luxurious. But what sort of carpet should you choose? There are dozens of different styles, colours and pile types out…Read more
Interior Design Trends for 2021
2020 has been a strange year for everyone but, with everyone spending more time at home, interior design and the way people decorate have never been more at the forefront of our minds. We wanted to take a look at some of the most popular interior design trends for 2021 to help you choose your next stylish item – be it an item of furniture or a new set of curtains – so that if you’re spending time at home, you’ve got plenty of inspiration to draw from. Here are five notable trends from 2021 which we think will remain popular…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