How to Fix Stuck Blinds

Blinds are a smart option for any home; they are simple and cheap to maintain whilst offering a wealth of options for customisation, thanks to the wide variety of textures and colours available. As well as these benefits, blinds have a mechanism in place which allows them to fully control the amount of light which […]

How to Protect Furniture and Art From Sun Damage

  While everyone enjoys summer and gorgeous weather that comes with it, it can cause your home some serious harm if you let it. On top of making your home feel like a bit of a sauna, it can also cause important features of your home’s interior, such as furniture, artwork and flooring, to fade. […]

How to Keep Wasps Away From Your Home

With summer in full swing, we’ve come to accept, once more, that there will be a plethora of creepy crawlies that will come to visit, and possibly ruin, our outdoor activities. The worst of these is wasps. Perpetually annoying and occasionally dangerous, wasps can be found buzzing around every garden and BBQ in the UK […]

How to Clean Your Blinds

  The chances are if you’ve just bought some blinds for your home, you didn’t do so just to control the light that enters your home – you wanted them to look great, too! Well, in order to ensure that your blinds are always looking their best, you need to make sure that they are […]

How Blinds can Transform Your Home This Christmas

There are many interior design techniques and Christmas paraphernalia which you can utilise in order to make your home feel that little bit more Christmassy this year, the humble Christmas tree and fairy lights arguably being the nation’s favourites. However, using the right colours and styles, blinds can really help transform your home this Christmas […]

How to Dress Your Windows This Autumn

With autumn in full swing, there are plenty of things as homeowners that we could be getting on with, one of which is a little interior design update. Alongside the falling temperatures, red, orange and brown are beginning to dominate the streets, meaning there are slight practical and aesthetic changes that we could make to […]

How to Match Curtains and Blinds

A simple yet still rather frustrating conundrum that we face when decorating our home is how to match curtains and blinds. Do we want them to look the same? Do we want them to look completely different? Is there some Goldilocks median that we should shoot for? In reality, it comes down to individual taste […]

Why You Should Use Canopies This Summer

A canopy, in essence, is rather similar to an awning. Like awnings, they feature a sheet of fabric or stronger material which covers a particular area to provide shelter from the elements but, unlike an awning, a canopy tends to be a structure in its own right. In this sense, a canopy is rather like […]

Why use fly screens this summer

Summer is a welcome change after a cold winter and a rainy spring, but with summer comes an influx of insect life. Then comes the dilemma of cooling the home while keeping it insect free. The best way is to open doors and windows to let the home breathe and be aired out properly, but […]

Why Choose a BBSA Member when buying blinds

The BBSA is the official voice and governing body of the blind and shutter manufacturing industry in the United Kingdom. Standing for ‘British Blind and Shutter Association’, the BBSA is a member organisation made of companies ranging in size from large corporations to small family firms. As such, each member must pass a set standard […]