Category : Blinds

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]