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 […]

The secrets of colour

When deciding upon blinds for your home or workplace, one of your primary considerations is likely to be what colour to go for. Your choices can be largely influenced by personal preference or current design trends, however, there are some enduring associations that different colours can elicit which are worth giving some thought. Whilst the […]

5 Reasons to Invest In Window Shutters For Your Home

Reasons to Buy Shutters

Plantation Shutters, also known as wooden or window shutters, are an attractive and practical alternative to the more common window coverings of blinds and curtains. One of the most enduring forms of window dressing with a history that spans back to Ancient Greece, shutters are a timeless option. Plantation Shutters in particular are typified by […]

The Importance of Natural Light

The Importance of Natural Light – And how to Attain it Natural light is a much-desired feature within a home or business to make the space feel brighter and more welcoming. Not only does it make for sunny, inviting home or workplace, exposure to natural light has a whole host of health benefits too. This […]

How To Create A Stylish Conservatory

How to Style Your Conservatory

How to Style Your Conservatory Like a Professional If you are thinking about renovating your conservatory, you will want to make sure you truly get the most from this unique space. A conservatory can be incredibly versatile and a wonderful addition to your living space, no matter what you use the extra square footage for. […]