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Furniture Floor Protectors

Furniture Floor Protectors 0

Furniture floor protectors save you floor from scratches. If they are made from felt then they also make it easy to move furniture around your room. This reduces the possibility of back strain and also reduce the chance of furniture legs becoming loose and damaged. In this post we will go through some common questions when considering which furniture floor protectors to go for.

  • Tina Simala
Furniture Accessories Supplier In London

Furniture Accessories Supplier In London 0

Furniture Accessories Supplier In London. Purchasing furniture for your home is exciting. A lot of time is spent deciding on what style of furniture would best suit your room, it's color. Then having to measure to esure it the size will fit well in the room. In addition to this time should be spent learning about how to protect your furniture from damage and to also protect your flooring from being scratched by furniture.

Furniture Pads

Once your new furniture is placed and set in the room there will times when it will need to moved. For example, when the room setting needs to be changed or when needing to clean behind the furniture. Moving furniture can be strenuous task especially when moving heavy furniture. 

Not only can it strenuous on your back it can also cause a strain on your furniture thereby weakening and loosening the joints. The loosening of the joints will occure more on modern furniture where the different pieces are assembled together using screws and non-traditional carpentry joints. All that time and money spent on choosing the right furniture and the furniture can becoming wobbly just becasue it was moved is not a good thing.

Furniture pads can be used to prevent your furniture legs becoming weak and wobbly. There are many different types you can use depending on the intended use.

How To Move Heavy Furniture On Carpet

Pushing or dragging heavy furniture can seem the only choice when it is heavy. This will marr your carpet and also damage your furniture by causing your furniture legs to become loose. To prevent this furniture sliders can be used to effortlessly move heavy furniture on carpet. The best furniture sliders for carpet are made from plastic and EVA foam. The plastic layer which is on contact with the carpet reduces friction and this is what makes it easier to move furniture. The EVA layer is what they furntiure leg sits on whilts moving. 

Hard Surface Furniture Slides

For hard surface flooring like, laminate, wood, vinyl or tile it is best to use felt sliders as they reduce friction and also prevent debris getting trapped underneath slider whilst moving which could scratch your floor. 

Sliding Heavy Furniture

For furniture on carpet or hard surface, it is very easy to use furniture sliders. The furniture simply needs to be tilted up and slider is placed under each furntiure leg or under each corner. The furniture can then be pushed in forward with a little downward pressure.

Felt Floor Protectors

Moving even light furniture like dinning chairs can cause scratches on your wood flooring. Felt pads can be used to protect hardwood floors from scratches. They can be purchased in self adhesive, screw-in, or nail-in varieties. The screw-in and nail-in varieties are more robust but all protect your flooring from scratches and also act as firniture glides for wood floors.

Browse our range of furniture pads here to buy the ones suitable for your needs.

 

 

 

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Furniture Gliders

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If you have ever wondered about how to move heavy furniture on carpet or not sure which furniture glides to use on wood floor, then read to the end to find out.

Furniture gliders allow you to exert less effort when moving furniture makingn them kind to your back! Having a pack handy at home removes the challenge of moving heavy furniture and appliances and lets you move furniture  effortlessly whenever you have the need. You may need to clean behind the sofa, rearrange the setting of furniture, or you may need to swap out your broken washing machine for a new one.

There are different types of furniture gliders for different surfaces, knowing which type to use is must.

Felt Furniture Sliders For Smooth Hard Surfaces

Furniture sliders made from felt are the best furniture sliders for hardwood floors. The felt reduces friction between the object and hard surface making it easy to move the object. For hard surfaces, we also recommend felt sliders for moving heavy furniture and appliances instead of plastic sliders. The problem with plastic sliders over hard surfaces is that they can trap debris between plastic and floor which can result in scratches on floor.

Do Furniture Sliders Work On Carpet

For carpets, gliders made from felt are not suitable as they do not reduce friction. How to move heavy furniture on carpet? Use EVA plastic sliders to move the furniture. The plastic reduces friction enough for you to glide the furniture over carpet whilst the EVA layer acts as a cusion for the furniture leg to embed in. 

How To Slide Furniture On Concrete

The type of furniture sliders for concrete floors can vary depending on the finish of the concrete. If there is a polished finish of the cement or concrete floor then felt sliders will be suitable. If the finsh is not polished then EVA plastic sliders will suitable but bear in mind that that concrete may scratch the plastic on the sliders but you still be able to move the object easily.

Browse our selection of furniture sliders UK here and find the ones suitable for your needs

 

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Felt Pads & Their Different Uses

Felt Pads & Their Different Uses 0

Different uses of felt furniture pads. If you have hardwood flooring in your home, you may be aware what are felt pads commonly used for. Those simple protection pads are made of polyester and are great for protecting your floor from furniture scratches. Hoverver, not many people are aware, that these magic sliders can be used for other purposes as well.

Common Use of Felt Furniture Pads

Most commonly felt furniture pads are used for the chair and table legs. Simala felt pads are of different colours to suit your furniture and the room, be it for dining room chairs or kitchen chairs.

Simala floor protectors are heavy duty therefore suitable for commercial use as well. They can be applied on bar stools, school, restaurant or office chairs and tables.

Popular Uses of Furniture Felt Pads

When you buy a multi furniture pads pack from Simala, you will quickly think of other uses for them. There will be plenty of pads of different sizes and shapes to be applied onto sofas, recliners, rocking chair, coffee table, desk, bed or chest of drawers. You can put them on furniture that are regularly moved or more static furniture.

If you like keep fit and you have some home exercising equipment around you can protect your hardwood surfaces by applying felt pads or felt strips on spin bike, rowing or any other cardio machine. Make sure to get the Simala non slip furniture pads for minimal movement and safer workout time.

Felt hardwood floor protectors are best suitable for wooden, laminate, vinyl, but also for tiles or granite flooring. Using Simala product that are 5mm thick will provide you with a piece of mind and the best protection from scratches for your flooring.

Less Common Uses for Felt Pads

Furniture pads can be used for lots of different things that you would not even think about.

Protect Your Walls From Stains

To protect walls from stains and marking from different furniture around your home is easy when using felt pads. You can stick suitable shape, mostly likely felt strip on the bed frame or headboard, chest of draws, side of the table touching the wall or even a picture frames. They will provide a soft cushioning and when the furniture get unintentionally moved and bump into wall it will not make loud noise and the paint on the wall will remain intact.

Felt Pads under Appliances

Place felt pads under different kitchen appliances. You can just peel and stick these felt sliders under dishwasher, washing machine or refrigerator. Wherever you need to move these heavy appliances to clean underneath and behind them, it will be fast and effortless. Just watch out for the connections in the back and slide them out. You don't need to worry about scratching or damaging your linoleum or tile kitchen flooring.

Felt Pads to Protect Wooden Hard Surfaces

If you have recently refurbished antique wooden furniture, it is never early enough to protect it from damage. Use Simala self adhesive furniture pads under decorative items such as ornaments, lamp base or vases.

Are you using lovely new mahogany desk? Place self stick felts under your laptop, PC, monitor or printer to relax while you work and protect your desc from scratches. You like to keep your high gloss TV stand looking like new for longer? Place Simala hard surfaces scratch savers on speakers and unde your TV.

Felt Pads to Reduce Noise in Your Home

If you have modern glass table top, stone kitchen worktop or fireplace mantelpiece, placing an glass or metal object can cause lots of noise. When putting down a glass bowl in a rush, it can not only be loud but you can even break it in a process. To avoid those loud noises coming from your kitchen you can place felt pads under heavy dishes, microwave, toaster or a plant pots.

The Rest of The Best Felt Pads Uses

You or your kids can have lots of fun doing art and craft. They can create easy to slide coasters, that will protect your coffee table. We have also something for chess lowers. Place small round felts under your chess pieces to enjoy your game.

If you are play an instrument, felt strips or rolls are the best solution when you need to re-felt your autoharp chord bar or piano. It is simple and affordable solution.


For a DIY lovers, Simala selection of felt furniture pads and straps can be used to stop doors from rattling either in the wind, or when other people shut doors within the same house. Applying the long felt rolls around your door will also help reducing the noise caused by door slamming.

  • Tina Simala
Heavy-Duty Felt Pads For Furniture

Heavy-Duty Felt Pads For Furniture 0

If you are looking for heavy duty felt pads for furniture, you are in the right place. We have done some research and compared different brands. There are a large number of different furniture pads available on the market and each one of them claims to have the best one. It can get confusing when it comes to deciding which one is right for you and your needs.
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Floor Protectors For Chair Legs

Floor Protectors For Chair Legs 0

The manufacturer of the flooring normally provides you with all the information you need to look after your new flooring and maintain its great condition. Dark wooden flooring is a beautiful sight; but keep in mind that it shows not only scratches but also dust, hair and dirt easily. To keep it fresh and great looking, you may need to reduce the traffic in your home or settle for regular cleaning.
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