Beautiful Window Dressing Ideas

More than just a pane of glass, windows can be decorated and dressed to become a key component in the character of a home. With an abundance of coverings on the market, each with their own styles, colours and fabrics, there’s no excuse for keeping your windows bare. This article is going to offer some […]

How can Blinds Increase Productivity in the Workplace?

Not only will blinds boost the character of your office – providing a unique customisable aesthetic and bespoke office branding – but blinds can also greatly improve workplace productivity. This is perhaps a lesser known secret, but today UK Blinds Direct are going to help give your business an edge by disclosing all the ways […]

How to Prevent Light Gaps from Blinds

Blinds come in a huge range of different styles, all possessing various features. One characteristic you’d expect from any blind, however, is the ability to control the amount of light filtering into the room. A blind is, after all, primarily for shielding yourself from the sun. Unfortunately, some blinds purchasers receive their blinds only to […]

5 Reasons Why Bespoke Blinds are Always Best

Windows come in all shapes and sizes, and it’s not always easy to find blinds that fit. Purchasing non-bespoke blinds can often be risky; they may not be the right size, look the way you wanted – and may even end up needing costly adjustments. This article will be looking into the benefits of bespoke […]

Roman Blinds: A Brief History

The Roman blind, while a common feature of many modern homes, has actually been around for thousands of years. Coupled with its elegant and simplistic design, the Roman blind’s rich history brings character to the popular choice in window coverings.   History of Roman Blinds The Roman blind, somewhat unsurprisingly, takes its name from the […]

What are the Best Blinds for Summer?

Most of us look forward to spending time outside during the hotter summer months but when it comes to our homes, we still want these to be pleasantly cool. With the sun rising before 5am, setting after 9pm, and windows absorbing many hours of sunlight, summer can be a challenging time for your home to […]

2018 Trends for Blinds and Curtains

Spring and summer are the perfect time to spruce up your home, updating tired decor and experimenting with new trends. Whether you’re looking to carry out an entire room refurbishment or just revamp some soft furnishings, updating your blinds and window coverings can have a large impact upon your room’s style. Let’s take a look […]

What is the BBSA ‘Make It Safe’ campaign?

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If you have young children in your household, their safety is of paramount importance. Whilst you may have carried out thorough child-proofing throughout your home, one aspect that can often be overlooked is your blinds – more specifically, their cord/chain operating mechanism. New blinds have to meet certain safety requirements since updated health and safety […]

Study finds window blinds with cords pose deadly risk to children

When you have young children in a home, great consideration needs to be taken to ensure the entire space is child-proofed. There are many objects in a home which can cause harm and be gravely hazardous to a small child. Whilst you may have considered putting childproof latches on cupboards, installing baby gates, and placing […]