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Monthly Archives: November 2020

  1. How To Choose Bifold Door Blinds: Styles, Materials and More

    Bifold Door Blinds

    Bifold doors and French doors are becoming increasingly popular compared to traditional sliding doors. As the styles change, so does the need for products — like window blinds — that support functionality. While traditional vertical blinds are well-suited to sliding doors, they may not work as well on bifold or French doors. 

    That’s because they can cause obstructions that prevent the doors or individual panels from opening completely. Traditional blinds may need to be opened or closed in order to operate the door, an inconvenience that can be disruptive over time.

    That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you choose the right bifold door blinds. You’ll find tips on what to keep in mind during your search, including different materials, properties and even patterns. Plus, you’ll learn how certain blind styles, including Perfect Fit blinds, are ideal for bifold doors.

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  2. Wooden Shutter Blinds: How To Use This Style and Stunning Alternatives

    Wooden Shutter Blinds

    When it comes to designing your home, window coverings are a great way to draw attention to your countryside views or complement modern home decor. With so many different styles on the market, it can be hard to know which window blinds are best suited to your home.

    Here, we’ve put together a guide to one popular style: wooden shutter blinds. We’ll show you the basics of this window covering and how to use it in your home. You’ll also learn how they compare to alternative styles, like wood venetian blinds, and get tips on how different colours and materials can complement your design aesthetic.

    The Basics of Wooden Shutter Blinds

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  3. Orla Kiely Blinds: Our 10 Favourite Retro Styles and Designs

    Orla Kiely blinds

    The Orla kiely blind collection is a perfect way of adding some retro flair to your home, with rich colours and unmistakable designs, they are a unique yet stylish addition to your window.

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  4. Patterned Roller Blinds: Your Style Guide for Subtle To Bold Designs

    Closeup of tan patterned roller blinds

    When it comes to window dressings, you don’t have to stick to a simple solid colour to match your existing decor. You can play things up in a big way or add subtle style notes with patterned roller blinds. Whether you’re looking for subtle stripes, bold geometric shapes or natural elements, you’ll find a pattern that fits your personality. 

    We know that playing with patterns can be intimidating. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you figure out where and how you can use patterned roller blinds. We’ll show you the best rooms for hanging patterned roller blinds, plus we’ll offer extensive style tips to help you achieve your desired aesthetic. 

    Where To Use Patterned Roller Blinds

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  5. The Ultimate Guide To Thermal Roman Blinds: Styling, Cleaning and Benefits

    Closeup of thermal roman blinds

    Window blinds are so much more than simple style elements. They’re incredibly functional tools that you can use to make your home more energy-efficient and comfortable all year long. One of the most functional blind styles is the thermal roman blind. Offering a sleek silhouette with a touch of luxury, these blinds can be used to create everything from a modern minimalist aesthetic to a cheery vibrant mood.

    Best of all, thermal roman blinds are energy efficient and can help you save money when it comes to heating and cooling your home. Here, we’ll show you how thermal roman blinds work and give you tips on the best rooms to use them in. Plus, you’ll find style advice, tips to use them optimally and a cleaning guide to keep them looking their best.

    Basics of Thermal Roman Blinds

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  6. How To Choose the Best Blackout Blinds Style for Your Home

    Closeup of tan blackout blinds

    When it comes to choosing window blinds for your home, it’s more than just finding a colour or pattern you enjoy. Different styles of blinds can offer various degrees of light control and privacy, which increases the functionality in your home. If you’re the type of person that’s sensitive to light during sleep or someone who has an office and is looking for ways to prevent glare, a blackout blind may be the right choice for you.

    Blackout blinds use opaque fabrics to block out light. They provide a dark, peaceful environment that keeps prying eyes out of your space. Best of all, there are several types of blackout blinds so you can choose the one best suited to your home. Here, we’ll go over the basics of blackout blinds, point out their main benefits and show you the different types you can choose from.

    Understanding the Basics of Blackout Blinds

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  7. How To Install Blinds: Your Guide to Fitting All Types of Blinds

    How to install blinds: Person screws in blind rail

    Installing blinds can be a daunting task in the world of home improvement. Visions of toppling chairs and confusing instructions can loom over the process. Fortunately, the reality is far simpler than you may think. In fact, installing bespoke blinds can be as easy as snapping a frame into place or taking a few minutes to screw brackets and snap in a headrail.

    Here, we’ll show you how to install blinds. Whether you’re looking for advice on mounting vertical blinds, skylight blinds or something in between, you’ll find a step-by-step guide to getting the job done quickly and without a ton of hassle.

    Helpful Hints Before You Start

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  8. How To Clean Blinds: The Ultimate Guide To Cleaning All Blind Styles

    Someone wearing rubber gloves cleans blinds

    When buying items for your home, it’s important to consider how much time and care each piece needs. You want pieces including window treatments that add practicality without demanding a lot of attention and effort when it comes to care. Fortunately, window blinds offer both style and functionality while requiring very little maintenance. 

    If you’re searching for how to clean blinds, you’ve come to the right place. Here, we’ll offer advice for cleaning blinds including real wooden blinds and delicate fabric styles. Read on to learn how to clean this tricky item and find cleaning tips for blinds of all styles and materials.

    How To Clean Blinds

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