How To Make Sure Your Window Blinds Are Child-Safe

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26th February 2019

Many parents, even the most conscientious mums and dads, often fail to realise the dangers of corded blinds. A study showed that in the last 25 years, there have been 17,000 cases of children being injured by blinds – as well as 300 cases resulting in death. Surprisingly, it took until 2014 for detailed requirements and compulsory warnings to be implemented on blind products across the UK. Blinds must now have no accessible cords or must be supplied with child safety devices to be fitted by whoever installs them. Being a family-run business, we know how important the safety of your…

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Can Blinds Reduce Noise?

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11th January 2019

If you live on a busy road or just want to muffle sound in street-facing rooms, some window coverings can actually help to reduce noise. Now, although they won’t completely soundproof your rooms, they can make a noticeable improvement and help to achieve a more peaceful home. Take a look below at some of the top choices of window coverings for reducing noise.   The 4 Best Sound Absorbing Blinds:   Honeycomb blinds The best blinds for soundproofing are also the best option for insulating: duette blinds. It is their unique honeycomb pocket structure which aids both insulation and soundproofing. The…

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Which Blinds Are The Best For Winter?

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12th December 2018

With winter underway, you are probably feeling the cold and cranking the heating up. However, with a considerable amount of heat lost through your windows, you could be spending unnecessary amounts on your bills. Whilst thicker glazing will help reduce heat loss and draughts, a less expensive alternative which can still make a positive contribution is new, energy efficient blinds. Let’s take a look at some of the best kinds of blind for keeping warm in winter.   Romans Roman blinds are a stylish option and also a popular choice for keeping a room cosy. Romans are available in a variety…

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Blinds vs Curtains: Which is Best?

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30th November 2018

If you are looking to refresh your window coverings, you will be faced with the tricky decision on whether to choose blinds or curtains. Both options will offer you increased privacy, light control and can enhance the aesthetics of your room. Often, the choice between the two will come down to personal preference. However, there are some distinct differences between curtains and blinds which can help you make a decision, and which we’ll explore in this article.      Style The difference in aesthetics between curtains and blinds is often the biggest influence when it comes to making your selection. Generally…

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What Are The Benefits Of Electric Blinds?

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13th July 2018

For the most convenient and energy efficient window coverings, electric blinds are the ideal solution. Despite this type of blind becoming more and more popular, many people still discount it without understanding its benefits, thinking it is an extravagance rather than a highly practical addition to the home. To help you find out more about this versatile blind and decide whether it’s for you, we’ve put together the top five advantages of electric blinds. Why Purchase Motorised Blinds?   1. Convenient Probably the most lauded benefit of electric blinds is the superior convenience they offer. Motorised blinds allow you to open…

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