All about garden shading, from pergolas to living pods

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Enjoying the outdoors is a brilliant way to spend your summertime. But with the unpredictability of the British climate, it can be difficult to know whether your next barbeque will be taking place in scorching sun, a stiff breeze or even a little drizzle. That’s why so many people are looking for ways they can enjoy their outdoor space whatever the weather, with outdoor shading solutions like verandas, awnings, pergolas and even living pods. But knowing what options are out there, and which is the right one for you can get really complicated. So in this guide we’ll talk you through…

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Blind Style Guide: The best blinds for 2022

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In 2022 we’re finally coming out of the pandemic, and it’s given many of us the opportunity to reconsider how we use and enjoy our living and working space. It’s led a lot of people to make changes, whether that’s a big change like moving home, or a small change like redesigning your office space. If you’re one of those people looking to change up your home design this year, you’re probably going be asking yourself “what blinds are in style for 2022?”. That’s why we’ve put together this Blind Style Guide for 2022, which talks about all the upcoming trends…

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The best winter window blinds (2021)

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With winter underway, you are probably feeling the cold and cranking the heating up. But did you know that much of your heat is lost through your windows? You could be spending unnecessary amounts on your bills, when you could save money and save energy with new, energy efficient blinds. It’s a great way to help keep the heat in without spending a fortune on new windows. So, let’s take a look at some of the best kinds of blind for keeping warm in winter.   Thermal blinds Thermal blinds can come in a huge range of different styles, as all…

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The best blinds for bathrooms and showers

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The bathroom is a place we all like a little privacy! But finding great bathroom blinds can be tricky, as there’s much more to consider than just style and colour. This is especially true if you’ve got a room that gets particularly steamy, or if you have windows within your shower unit where they’re likely to get splashed. Luckily, we’ve got some great bathroom blinds ideas for you, with different styles and materials too. So read on to find your perfect bathroom and shower blinds!   What blinds are best for bathrooms? When you’re thinking about the right blinds for your…

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A complete guide to shutter styles: from plantation to café

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Window shutters are a brilliant addition to your home, and come in a huge range of styles, designs, materials and finishes. But with so many different types out there, how can you be sure you’re getting the style you really want? In this guide we’ll give you a run-down of all the most popular shutters, so you know exactly what style is right for you.   What types of shutters are there? Let’s start with the basics – what are the different types of shutter? We’ve broken our guide down into the most popular styles: Plantation Solid Café Full height Tier…

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Roman blinds vs roller blinds – which should you choose?

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Deciding whether to get roller or roman blinds for your home or office requires some careful thought. While both styles of blind work in a similar way, there are some big and small differences that could be the key to picking the right style for you. So let’s find out more about whether roman blinds or roller blinds are going to be the best choice for you!   What are roman blinds? Roman blinds have been around for hundreds of years, and are recognisable by the classic pleats that they form when raised. They’re one of the most popular styles of…

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Sun blinds and solar shades: ideal blinds for summer (2021)

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Summer is the perfect time to think about the right blinds for your home or business, when the sun is high and you need to have the ideal balance between light and shade. When you’re looking for the perfect level of light control, there’s a lot to think about. From whether you’re looking to soften light, redirect it or block it out completely, to whether you should go for outdoor or indoor shading solutions. So, in this guide we’ll talk about the different ways you can manage the sunlight hitting your windows, and how you can find the best blinds for…

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The 2021 guide to outdoor blinds and awnings

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Over the last year, we’ve all been looking to make more of our outdoor space. Whether that’s in the garden, on the patio or kerbside, having a place to mingle outside has never been so important. But when you’re meeting up with family in the garden, or having a safe outdoor meal with a friend, it’s always better when you have the protection and shelter of outdoor shading, in the form of awnings, canopies or even a full outdoor living pod. These are the items that allow us to make our outdoor space accessible and comfortable, whatever the weather. It’s no…

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Energy saving, eco friendly and sustainable blinds

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Having an energy efficient or green home is becoming a big factor in people’s choices about their interior decor and design. So when it comes to window coverings, energy efficiency and sustainability is a big trend for blinds and curtains in 2021. So how can your window shades help you reduce your carbon footprint? And what are the best options if you want to make the eco friendly choice?   How to choose eco friendly blinds There are few different considerations when you’re looking to stay green with your choice of window covering. One option is to look for energy efficiency….

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Vertical vs horizontal blinds – what’s the difference?

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Horizontal and vertical blinds are two classic styles that are known for their versatility, light control and for privacy.  They’re regularly featured as some of the most popular blinds styles. But how do you decide which is going to be better for you? In this article we’ll talk about all the pros and cons of horizontal v vertical blinds and help you make the right choice for your windows at home, or at work.   Vertical window blinds – the facts Vertical window blinds are louvred blinds with slats that run vertically. This is why they’re sometimes known as vertical venetian…

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