Will blinds help to keep the cold out?

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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 […]

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

Fitting Blinds during Covid-19 outbreak

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 […]

The Difference Between Roller and Roman Blinds

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 […]

Best Blinds for Bay Windows

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 […]

A Guide to Cleaning Your Blinds

A key part of the decor in your home, your blinds will last longer and look better if you make the effort to keep them clean. There are a number of blind styles you might have in your home, as well as a range of materials, which means there are a variety of approaches required […]

How to Insulate Windows with Blinds

When the temperature drops and the wind picks up, it can only mean one thing – winter is on its way. As the weather begins to turn, homeowners across the country are preparing their houses for the cold snap ahead. Ensuring guttering is clear, cracks in walls are dealt with and the insulation is still […]

Do I Need A Professional To Install Blinds?

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 […]

The Advantages of Vertical Blinds

As a window dressing which was once only ever associated with schools, offices and GP surgeries, vertical blinds have since become a stylish and contemporary addition to any home. Coming in a range of different colours and fabrics, a homeowner would be spoilt for choice if they decided to dress their windows with these modern […]

The Best Blinds for Bi-Folding Doors

Blinds are a highly popular window dressing solution. But have you ever thought about having them installed on your bi-folding doors? Vertical blinds may seem like the ideal choice, but in reality, bi-folding doors need space to open out without tangling or damaging the blinds in the process. It’s also important that you’re able to […]

2019 Trends for Conservatory Blinds

Adding blinds to your conservatory windows can add a sleek and contemporary touch to your home. Not only are they incredibly stylish, but they’re highly convenient too. Providing light and temperature control, together with the capability to provide full privacy, conservatory blinds are an ideal window dressing solution all year round.   Floral Patterns Floral […]