Archive for the ‘Blackout blinds’ Category

How safe are your blinds?

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

remote control blindWith the ever increasing focus on child safety we are always looking for blind solutions which meet current child safety regulations.

There has been several deaths caused by blind cords over the years and many other cases where children have narrowly escaped being severely injured .

Due to the fact blind cords now have to be fixed securely with hooks to avoid a strangulation threat, blinds can be both difficult to operate and unsightly.


The sun is beautiful but can be damaging ….

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Window treatmentsWe`ve had some beautiful weather recently and it is predicted to be lasting at least another 3 months!

Whether you choose curtains, blinds, or shutters, the purpose of most window treatments is the predominately the same.

Privacy, decoration and to keep the room cool in the summer and warm in the winter.


Woken early by the sunrise?

Monday, August 4th, 2014

With the sun rising between 6.30 and 7 each morning it starts to get light around 4.30am. That is great if you are an early riser but for most of us that is a little too early!!blackout blind, velux blackout blind, Manchester

Depending on which way your bedroom faces being woken by light streaming into your room can cut hours off your valuable recharging time!

Those of us with babies and small children who have been woken by the sun streaming into their rooms are familiar with the early morning cartoons on the TV but wouldn’t you prefer to have an extra hour or two sleeping instead!