Category : Blinds Advice

Why blinds are better than curtains

Why blinds are better than curtains

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 […]

Which blinds are best for bifold doors?

Bifold Door blinds in rotherham

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 […]

How to protect your blinds from window condensation

protect your blinds from window condensation

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]