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  1. What Are The Best Kitchen Window Blinds?

    Patterned Roller Blinds

    When it comes to picking your kitchen window blinds, there are so many options to choose from. Picking the right blinds will depend on your privacy and light requirements, the window placement, and your style.

    Firstly, you need to consider: How much cooking do you do? Are your blinds over a sink? How much privacy and light control do you want? What is your colour scheme? The list goes on! Whether you need maximum light control or a splash-proof fabric – A1 Blinds has a set of kitchen window blinds to suit you.

    The kitchen is the hive of the home for many, and probably where you spend most of your time! As such, it deserves the best of the best. It’s easy to overlook your kitchen window blinds while you’re busy picking out appliances, splashbacks, and flooring, but they offer a great opportunity to add a personalised touch.

    The Benefits of Kitchen Window Blinds

    Blinds are an increasingly popular choice for the kitchen – and the bathroo

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  2. The Best Conservatory Window Blinds

    Blue Conservatory Window Blinds

    At A1 Blinds we have a variety of conservatory window blinds that are ideal for conservatories and orangeries alike. A conservatory can be home to a whole host of issues caused by the weather outside, so it’s important to have the correct window dressings to counteract them!

    With over 30 years of experience in manufacturing window blinds, we’re well placed to advise you on the best solutions. Our range of conservatory window blinds is designed for purpose - tailor-made to make your conservatory as comfortable and stylish as possible.

    Blinds are a great way to regulate the temperature in window-heavy spaces. Does your conservatory become too warm in the summer and too cold in the winter? A set of made-to-measure conservatory window blinds from A1 is the solution. You can filter the sun rays during the summertime and in the winter, trap in the heat. Enabling year-round usage of your conservatory.

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  3. 5 Ways To Style Your Roller Blinds

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    Roller blinds are one of our most popular blind styles year on year. Understandable really! They give a modern look to any window and can be styled to your tastes and needs.

    So, what is a roller blind? Roller blinds are a single piece of fabric that is rolled around a metal pole and fit across the top of your window. They can be fitted either on the inside or the outside. These blinds operate by unrolling to cover your window via a chain mechanism that is attached to the casting. Or, you can opt for the motorised mechanism whereby they open at the touch of a button!

    The versatility in our range of roller blinds makes them a perfect choice for every room in the home. Our PVC roller blinds are superb for kitchens and bathrooms, as they can be wiped clean and are moisture resistant. Their contemporary design means they’ll complement any décor in a bedroom or living room alike. And, with blackout and di

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  4. How Vertical Blinds Are Made and Used

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    Ever wondered how vertical window blinds are made? We’ll tell you in this blog! We’ll also tell you what they are, the styles available and how to use them…

    At A1 Blinds we’ve been manufacturing blinds for over 30 years. So, there’s no one better suited to give advice or information about blinds!

    What are vertical window blinds?

    Vertical window blinds are consistently popular with our customers, and for good reason.

    Vertical blinds are vertical fabric slats (louvres) that are attached to a sliding track in the headrail and adjusted via a chain, cord or wand.

    The verticals can be produced in a wide range of fabrics depending on your t

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  5. The Best Children's Bedroom Blinds

    The Best Children's Bedroom Blinds

    Are you looking for new children’s bedroom blinds?

    Your children’s bedroom is a great opportunity to get creative with colours and prints. It’s important to make a fun and comfortable space that they will enjoy! But when it comes to picking your children’s bedroom blinds, there’s more to consider than just how they will look. Think sleep, safety and style.

    In this blog, we’ll run through our latest collections of children’s bedroom blinds, including the most popular designs, blackout and child-safe options. 

    Colourful children’s bedroom blinds

    The colour choice for your children’s bedroom blinds will depend upon their age! Pastel colours for your newborn will create a nursery that feels calm and restful… For you and the baby. You could go blue for a boy and pink for a girl or keep it neutral for that minimal look.

    Younger toddlers are learning their primary colours, and so bright and cheery schemes are what it’s all about

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  6. Window Blinds Trends 2021

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    Our in-house craftsmen have been working hard at A1 Blinds to bring you the perfect collection of blinds to help you stay on trend with your interiors this year.

    We have roller blinds, venetian blinds, perfect fit blinds, shutters and more - in a variety of prints and colours. Just select your style and we’ll do the rest, including a free home consultation and installation!

    So which trends are setting the tone for window dressings in 2021?

     

    Coloured Blinds

    Whether its bright and bold or a calming neutral, coloured blinds are on trend this year, just like every other year. You can pick out shades from your furnishings or add in a contrast for that extra colour pop.

    Whatever you decide, here are the hottest colour trends right now to give you some inspiration:

    Bold Colours

    Thanks to Pantone’s Colours of the Year 2021, bright yellows and muted greys have been leading the charge in many interior spaces so far this yea

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  7. Vertical Blinds Cramlington

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    At A1 Blinds, we're proud to install vertical blinds for homes in Cramlington and the surrounding North East areas. Vertical blinds are one of the UK's most popular styles and for a good reason. With a fantastic array of fabrics available and an easy to use design, vertical blinds work well for a range of windows and doors. And, at A1, you can install made-to-measure blinds to fit almost anything.

    Vertical blinds are comprised of several slats that hang down from a top rail. Because of this, you can pull the whole system across the rail, or you can tilt the slats. As a result, vertical blinds can allow you to control the light in your living space with more precision. Not only that, their sleek design brings a gorgeous finish to any room.

    At A1, we install fully customisable vertical blinds for homes in Cramlington, too. Because of this, you can invest in a unique design with a range of colours, patterns and fabrics available.

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  8. Vertical Blinds Ponteland

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    At A1 Blinds, we can provide high-quality vertical blinds for homes in Ponteland and the surrounding North East areas. Vertical blinds are one of the most popular designs in the UK, as they’re easy to use and available in a range of fabrics. Vertical blinds are great for windows and doors alike, and they’re made-to-measure every time with A1.

    Vertical blinds hang down from a top rail and are comprised of several vertical slats. When you want to open them fully, all you have to do is pull them across the rail. However, vertical blinds give you much more control than that. You can tilt the slats to achieve the right amount of lighting in your living space, or you can tilt them shut to keep light out.

    At A1 Blinds, we also believe every home is unique. It’s why we give you the chance to design bespoke vertical blinds for your home in Ponteland. We can offer a broad range of colours, patterns and fabrics, and we’ll help you pic

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  9. Vertical Blinds Gosforth

    vertical blinds gosforth

    A1 Blinds can supply and install gorgeous vertical blinds for homes in Gosforth and the North East. As one of the UK’s most popular styles, vertical blinds make a great addition to any home. With a fantastic range of fabrics to choose from, along with an easy to use design, vertical blinds are ideal for windows and doors alike. A1’s vertical blinds are made-to-measure for your Gosforth home too!

    Vertical blinds operate from a top rail and have several vertical slats in the design. You can either push the whole system to one side to allow light in, or you can tilt the system fully shut to keep the world out. Alternatively, you can tilt each blind exactly as you want to to achieve precise lighting control. As a result, vertical blinds can help you make your home feel right every time.

    At A1 Blinds, we also believe everybody should have the chance to install bespoke vertical blinds in Gosforth. So, with us, you can customise you

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  10. What Are The Best Electric Blinds?

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    Which are the best electric blinds to choose for your home? With modern designs, you can start to get blinds in a wide range of designs that you don't have to get up to use. Instead, you can control them by remote from the comfort of the couch, or you might not even have to press anything at all. Electric or motorised blinds are a revolutionary addition to any home.

    One of the best things about electric blinds is that you don't need to compromise to get motorised blinds. You can still get the same high-quality design - the only difference is that you won't need to fiddle about with them manually. Instead, you can open, close or tilt them precisely via remote, meaning no folding or creasing of your blinds and better lighting control as well.

    At A1 Blinds, we know the future is electric. So, with our best range of electric blinds yet, we can bring your home into the future. You can choose electric blinds in a wide range of styles

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