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Category: Blinds Advice

The benefits of hospital blinds

9th August 2021 by ProDEM

Blinds are the first-choice window dressing in hospitals and other healthcare settings across the UK. Not only do blinds allow you to control the amount of light that enters a space, but they can also provide valuable privacy when required. They are easy to clean too, allowing you to keep them hygienic to prevent the […]

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The top 7 reasons to install blinds

2nd July 2021 by ProDEM

Has the time come to invest in new window coverings for your home? If so, you may be considering installing blinds. Over the years, blinds have become incredibly popular, surpassing curtains as the number one type of window dressing. At UKBlinds Direct, we stock a fantastic range of blinds in Sheffield and Rotherham, with so […]

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Why blinds are better than curtains

8th March 2021 by ProDEM

Are you unsure whether to choose blinds or curtains for your home? If so, you’re not alone. Many people struggle to decide between these two types of window coverings. However, whilst both options have benefits, blinds usually win due to their style, practicality, and ease of operation. Read on to find out more about why […]

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Which blinds are best for bifold doors?

31st January 2021 by ProDEM

Which blinds are best for bifold doors and what are they? Bifolding doors have become increasingly popular in recent years. Constructed from a series of panels which fold up like a concertina, they’re ideal for opening up the space. Bifold doors can be pulled open from the centre, giving great views of the outdoors. They […]

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How to protect your blinds from window condensation

4th January 2021 by ProDEM

Some people choose to leave their blinds closed throughout winter, but did you know that this can quickly lead to mould and mildew? The reason for this is condensation forming on the inside of the windows. When it sits for long periods of time, it can result in rotting wood, peeling paint, and mould making […]

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Will blinds help to keep the cold out?

6th November 2020 by ProDEM

The age-old question will blinds help to keep the cold out? With winter fast approaching, you may be looking for window coverings that can keep the cold out of your home. Blinds are a great choice, allowing you to retain heat in a room and stay comfortable throughout the winter months. At UKBlinds Direct, we […]

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Is it safe to have blinds fitted during the Covid-19 outbreak?

16th October 2020 by ProDEM

Are you wondering whether it’s safe to have blinds fitted during the Covid-19 outbreak? Then you’ll be pleased to hear that the answer is yes. As long as social distancing is followed during the process and other key steps are taken to avoid transmission of the virus, you can still have blinds installed in your […]

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The Difference Between Roller and Roman Blinds

11th March 2020 by ProDEM

Roller and Roman blinds are both extremely popular choices when it comes to window dressing solutions. Where they have many similarities, there are a fair few differences to consider before making the ultimate decision about whether to cover your windows with contemporary roller blinds or classic Roman blinds. Advantages of roller blinds Roller blinds are […]

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Best Blinds for Bay Windows

31st January 2020 by ProDEM

Bay windows, depending on size and shape, can be notoriously difficult to dress, with many homeowners wondering which blinds would be best for providing privacy, light control and exceptional style. Here at UK Blinds Direct, we’re on hand to offer a range of styles that would be ideal for dressing your bay window, regardless of […]

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Do I Need A Professional To Install Blinds?

10th October 2019 by ProDEM

There are many advantages to having a professional install your blinds, so although you may think you can fit your blinds yourself, you might want to consider letting the experts do it instead. UK Blinds Direct offer a free fitting service when you purchase a set of blinds from us, ensuring your new window dressing […]

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