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Why pick screen fabrics for blinds?
By Edward Wilkinson · 6 months ago
Screen fabric for blinds is a highly functional material designed to manage the amount of daylight entering a room while preserving exterior views and optimizing indoor comfort. This innovative fabric is woven into a mesh-like ...
The best window treatments
By Edward Wilkinson · 10 months ago
The best window treatment options depend on various factors, including your personal preferences, the room's functionality, and the overall interior design style you want to achieve. Here are some popular and versatile window treatment options ...
Maximising daylight in hospitals
By Edward Wilkinson · 11 months ago
Architecture plays a significant role in maximising natural light in hospitals to improve patient wellbeing and reduce energy costs. For example, installing skylights and large windows can allow more light to enter patient rooms and ...
Roller blinds: the perfect blend of style and practicality
By Edward Wilkinson · 11 months ago
In the world of business, it's crucial to create a workspace that's both welcoming and productive. While many elements contribute to the overall atmosphere and functionality of a commercial setting, the importance of window treatments ...
Dimout or screen fabric?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Dimout fabric and screen fabric are two different types of materials commonly used in window treatments including blinds and curtains. The two types have some differences which separate them, not just from blackout fabric, but ...
Are blinds good for schools?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Blinds are commonly used in schools. They are installed on windows to control the amount of natural light that enters the classroom, which can be adjusted depending on the time of day or the activity ...
An introduction to cassette blinds
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Cassette blinds are a popular type of window blind that is designed to have a clean and minimalist appearance. They get their name from the cassette that encloses the blind when it is fully rolled ...
Managing risk in mental health settings
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Managing risk in mental health settings is crucial for ensuring the safety of patients and staff members. Mental health facilities, including hospitals, clinics, and residential treatment centres, can present unique risks that are not present ...
Why are cassette blinds popular?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Any blind installer can tell you that no two windows are the same, let alone what the space itself is being used for. The list of potential variables is endless, and a huge selection of ...
Blinds installed in John Lennon's old school
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Over 40 years since his untimely death, John Lennon is still one of the most famous musicians to have ever lived. His legacy will last a lifetime, and I highly doubt that any musical act ...
Can you install Perfect Fit® blinds?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Installing blinds is a complicated task for the average homeowner, which explains why thousands of people make a living installing them. Traditional blinds are supplied with lots of parts which must be assembled to create ...
The difference between top fix and face fix blinds
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
If you’re a new installer in the shading and screening industry or simply want to try and install blinds in your home and save some money in the process, read on as we explain two ...
How to pick the right blind
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Blinds are a great asset to any property because they have the power to brighten up a room or plunge it into darkness in a matter of seconds. A lot of people underestimate the huge ...
Best blinds for schools
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
There’s no doubt that schools are a unique environment where the furniture must be durable. If a product isn’t built to last, it won’t withstand a continuous flow of children in a school. School kids ...
Can blinds reduce energy bills?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
In the Northern Hemisphere, people are starting to brace for the coldest season of the year. The problem is that there’s currently an energy crisis which has caused the cost of heating buildings to skyrocket. ...
Who invented blinds?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Blinds have provided homes and other buildings with an attractive and effective shading solution for many years. But how long have blinds been around for? Well, it is hard to know precisely who invented blinds ...
What curtains do hospitals use?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Hospitals use curtains for a number of reasons. They help maximise ward space by separating hospital beds, provide privacy to patients and enhance infection control. Curtains are one of the most touched surfaces in hospitals, ...
4 reasons blinds are better than curtains
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Blinds and curtains are the go-to window treatments for providing shade from daylight. But which shading solution is better? This article discusses four reasons why blinds could be the best way to cover a window ...
What are anti-ligature blinds?
By Edward Wilkinson · 1 year ago
Anti-ligature blinds are becoming increasingly popular in a range of different settings. The way these blinds differ from traditional blinds is that they are designed to prevent suicide by hanging. Initially, uptake for this type ...