Shutters Vs. Blinds

Shutters Vs. Blinds

When it comes to change in the home it’s sometimes hard not to become overwhelmed and things may get a little daunting so when it comes to changing what’s up at your windows it’s no different. It’s important to do your research before fully committing to such a big change, so we have put together…

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How long should my blinds last?

How long should my blinds last?

Like anything else in life you also have a life expectancy, this all depends on the quality, type and how you maintain them once they’re in your home. Whilst ready made blind are affordable they are mass produced and are often made at a low cost with looser quality control standards. When deciding on your…

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Choosing Blinds For South Facing Windows

Choosing Blinds For South Facing Windows

Like choosing any other blind there are a few different factors you may want to consider. South facing windows are usually bright and warm spaces and it’s important to choose the right style of blind as well as materials to make the most of the space, as well as practicality and functionality. Below we have…

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A Guide To Cleaning Venetian Blinds

A Guide To Cleaning Venetian Blinds

Cleaning and maintaining the blinds in your home is super important not only to keep them looking pristine but to ensure they keep functioning properly. Dust and dirt accumulated daily around the home no matter how much you clean, this also happens to your blinds. Cleaning them regularly helps to avoid discolouration, they won’t stick…

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Signs It’s Time To Change Your Blinds

Signs It's Time To Change Your Blinds

How much notice do you take of your blinds at home? Our guess at Country Blinds and Shutters is not as often as you should. It’s important to check as often as possible for the wear and tear as most blinds’ life expectancy is around 7-8 years. You may find reading this short blog helps…

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Do Thermal Blinds Prevent Condensation?

Do Thermal Blinds Prevent Condensation?

The simple answer is no thermal blinds will not prevent condensation unfortunately. They are designed to provide insulation. Condensation can be caused by many things and thermal blinds are not designed to prevent any of them nor are they designed to evaporate water. The good news is thermal blind could help prevent condensation developing or…

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Which Blinds Should I Choose For A Bathroom?

Which Blinds Should I Choose For A Bathroom?

What are the Best Blinds for Bathrooms? Like choosing any other blind in the home choosing the perfect ones for your bathroom or wet room is no different, Country Blinds and Shutters is committed to bringing you the best advice and any information you need when making a decision. There are a few things to…

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Awnings Which One Should I Buy?

Awnings Which One Should I Buy?

Awnings are known for their modern look and are commonly used by fancy pubs and restaurants to provide extra weather protection for summer and winter days and night. But times have changed and it’s now more flexible than ever and can be used for almost any outdoor space. Picking the right one for you and…

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Should I Get Vertical Blackout Blinds?

Should I Get Vertical Blackout Blinds?

Summer is approaching and is there anything worse than being woken up from a deep sleep on these early sunny mornings? Maybe you just want some privacy from the outside world, or want to watch a film on the sofa but the rays from the sun are reflecting on the tv, annoying right? If you’re…

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What Are Day and Night Blinds?

What Are Day and Night Blinds?

Blinds are one of the key features in the home or workplace, they offer style privacy and light control. Blind technology has come on leaps and bounds in recent years and there’s so many versatile options available one of the most popular this year is day and night blinds. They are stylish, versatile and easily…

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