Fabrics have been used to cover and decorate furniture for a very long time. Commonly used covering materials such as leather and velvet have slowly become outdated. Slow but surely, the modern fabrics are replacing these traditional fabrics. Natural and synthetic materials are being used to make these new modern fabrics. The increased use of these modern fabrics can be attributed to their cheapness and availability. Also, with more fabrics in the market, a buyer has a wider variety to select from.
One such modern fabrics being used all over the world is plush. Plush made from natural materials can be made of cotton, silk ,yarn and mohair. Plush can also be made from synthetic materials such as polyester when natural materials are not available. Its name, plush, is derived from its plushness since it is even softer and cozier than velvet. How plush can be used in your home is what this article seeks to discuss.
Plush has been used widely in the making of furniture. Plush can be used to make paddings and covers for furniture like sofas. The use of plush to replace leather and velvet is increasing due to their extra tenderness and versatility. Plush materials also come in a variety of colors which rhyme with indoor d?cor of your living space. The buyer is thus offered the opportunity to select covers based on their favorite colors.
Manufacture of toys is another well-known use of plush. Stuffed toys like teddy bears are the most notable examples of use of plush in the toy making industry. Recommendation to use plush for teddy bears and other toys is not based only on its tenderness but also on its ease to be moulded into different forms and sizes. Plush-made materials also rarely shrink unlike products made from other materials which shrink quite readily.
The versatility of plush is noticed in its entry into the carpet-making industry. It is becoming common to find plush carpets in your local supplier or household shops. Being made from plush, these carpets are not only classy but also very luxurious. They also come in a variety of colors giving you the chance to select the carpet that goes with your house’s interior decorations. Plush carpets are also very easy to clean and this is an added advantage to the buyer. Cleaning of carpets is one of the things that gives carpet owners a headache most of the times. The plush carpet cleaning process only requires you to use a wet piece of cloth or a brush on the stained part.