As the first bout of snow cover parts of England and more forecast it’s time to make your home as winter proof as possible. We all know about making sure drafts are plugged to prevent the wind from whistling its way inside our homes, but there are other pro-active steps you can take to help [...]
Keeping your home cool in the summer will help to keep you, your family and any pets comfortable in the hot weather. If you are looking for some quick and easy methods to reduce the heat inside your home then this article will cover the key points and share with you some effective tips on [...]
When choosing blinds for your conservatory selecting the right kind of blinds can make a big difference. The right type of blind can not only change the look of your conservatory, but the feel as well. Each kind of blind has its own advantages and disadvantages, these can be practical as well as style focused. [...]
Large picture windows can be a little tricky to dress, partly due to the wide and varied choices you have and partly due to the sheer size, particularly in contemporary homes where entire walls of glass are the windows.
Let’s start by looking at these glass walls. Typically they look over a stunning view so there’s [...]
If you like the light to stream through your windows and yet you either need privacy or to protect your flooring and furniture from fading due to exposure to harsh sunlight vertical blinds are the ideal window dressing choice.
One of the greatest advantages of using vertical blinds in dining rooms which have French or patio [...]
Roller blinds have been a staple of interior design for many years. Today the humble roller blinds has been, and continues to be, up-dated to meet consumer demands in terms of style, practicality and functionality. It’s no longer acceptable to use ‘any old blind’ if you want your home to look chic and stylish and [...]
Vertical blinds are the ideal solution for dressing dining room windows, especially those with patio or French doors as well. Their sleek, modern design has the ability to stack back to the left or right of the windows or patio doors, with many also having the ability to be open from the centre to stack [...]
If you love high-tech gadgets and gizmos you’ll be in interior design heaven with this year’s latest innovations and trends for bathroom. Taking a shower is no long a daunting prospect of shivering while you wait for cold blasts of water to hit you or baths which you dip in and out of as fast [...]
Wide slat Venetian blinds are becoming an increasingly popular way to dress windows as the give the appearance of window shutters which are bang on-trend this year. Their style isn’t the only reason for their growth in popularity, it has been proven than Venetian and vertical blinds can help lower the risk of homes being [...]
Many of us have a special place within our homes where we work for business or for pleasure. The way you organise and decorate this space can determine just how efficient and productive we are. Before you rush head-long into creating an office or work station here are some tips that you should think about.