Category : Blinds

Why Choose Vision Blinds for your Home?

Here at UK Blinds Direct, we strive to give you the best results, so you can get everything you need out of your blinds. Vision blinds can be suitable for your home for a variety of reasons and at UK Blinds Direct, we offer our customers a unique supply of these new style of blinds. […]

Best Blinds for Loft Windows

It can be tricky to cover loft windows due to their often unorthodox shape and positioning. Certain blinds are more successful than others; each possess features that either compliment or detract from the window shape and position. Today we’re going to take a look at how different blinds fare at covering the various types of […]

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 […]

5 Reasons to Invest In Window Shutters For Your Home

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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 […]

4 Ways Blinds Can Improve Workplace Performance

The effect of lighting and its contribution to the workplace is often underestimated. Many simple environmental factors – including lighting, temperature and ambient noise – have notable effects on an employee’s workplace satisfaction and productivity. In regards to lighting, blinds are a great choice for achieving optimal control in your workplace. They can provide you […]