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Cove mouldingAlso known as coving, cove moulding is a plain, concave-shaped crown employed where walls and ceilings meet. It can also be used on stairs, at the meeting of treads with risers. Generally, cove moulding is considered a less ornate version of crown.Browse through cove moulding designs
5. Four-poster beds are no longer restricted to traditionally styled rooms. Here is a sleek design variation suited for contemporary design layouts. Made from wood, this modish design comes with slim tapering pencil posts. Even the connecting frames on top are not bulky, giving the flexibility to add rings or loops for curtains.
4. The not-so-magical carpetCarpets are the hub of dirt, dust and allergies. Dust trapped in carpets can send some into fits of sneezing. So do vacuum the carpets on a regular basis. Much as we love carpets, dust mites love them too. Try getting your carpet professionally cleaned twice a year to ensure that all the dust and pollen is removed. For temporary cleaning, you can sprinkle baking soda or powdered carpet cleaner all over the carpet. Leave the powder for at least 30 minutes, but if you can leave it overnight, it’s a bonus. This gives the cleaner time to work, softening the stains and eradicating the odours. Vacuum up the powder after a period.Tip: You should consider hiring professional steam cleaners to help get the job done. Alternatively, if you have respiratory troubles, you can always opt for tiled floors, which are super easy to clean.
Your work uses environment-friendly practices with a sensitivity towards the local landscape. What is the scope of sustainable architecture in India? Robert: Climate change is becoming more and more real every day. As we speak, news has come out that the last piece of summer sea ice in the Arctic is likely to completely melt away in only 23 years! At the same time efforts and enthusiasm for sustainable architecture are declining. In India, most clients regard it as something nice to have once there’s budget left after having spent it on expensive sofas and kitchens. Except for a few boutique architectural practices, mainstream architects in India do not seriously deal with the challenges. This has to change. We aim to introduce the ambition to design and build sustainably at the beginning of a project and keep emphasising on its importance throughout the project.Learn how to make your home energy-efficient with LED lights
Alternatively take a look at this bedroom which uses a full-size carpet to run under the four-poster bed and along the entire stretch for maximum visual impact. Because everything overlaps the edges of the carpet, it gives the room a cohesive and pulled-together look.