Monthly Archives: September 2021

  1. How To Choose Blinds For Living Rooms

    How To Choose Blinds For Living Rooms

    Choosing the best blinds for living rooms can be tricky. There are so many options with different functionalities! Plus, it’s probably where you spend most of your time, so you’ll want to make sure you make the right decision.

    Rollers, Romans, Verticals, Venetians, Vision, Panel, Pleated, Velux, Perfect-Fit, Shutters, and Allusion are all suitable blinds for living rooms. But to find the best blinds for your living room, you’ll need to consider what you want the blinds for! This is because all styles and fabric choices offer different benefits.

    What to Consider When Choosing Blinds for Living Rooms

    1) Blinds for Living Rooms with Light and Privacy Control

    Is your living room facing the main road, another house, or a busy park? Do you often catch passers-by peering in? If the answer to any of the above is yes, privacy control should be a key consideration.

    If it is privacy control you require, we recommend three different blind styles: Visio

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  2. What Are Vision Blinds?

    Vision blinds

    So, you’re here because you’re wondering what Vision Blinds are? Let us start by saying Vision Blinds are also known as Day & Night blinds – in case there’s any confusion!

    Compared to your more traditional blinds such as Romans, Rollers and Verticals, Vision Blinds are the ‘new kids on the block’ having joined the market much, much later. Which could be why you might not have heard of them!

    Today, Vision blinds are growing increasingly popular as people continue to seek out more stand-out features for their homes. Vison blinds offer a contemporary, modern, and stylish window dressing to suit any space. Although they’re suitable for all property types, these blinds work particularly well in modern properties.

    So, what exactly are Vision Blinds?

    Think Roller blinds. Then think Venetian blinds. Now think of the advantages of both styles, combined. Vision Blinds strike the perfect balance between the a

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  3. What Are Child Safe Blinds and Why Do You Need Them?

    What Are Child Safe Blinds and Why Do You Need Them?

    Have you ever wondered what ’child safe blinds’ really means? What isn’t safe about a regular blind? What makes a blind child safe? Do child safe blinds come in a range of different styles? Stay with us on this blog to find out…

    When choosing blinds for your children’s bedroom there are lots to consider. What colour should you buy, which style of blind, do they need to be a blackout, and so on. But most importantly, you should know what to look for in child safe blinds.

    At A1 Blinds, we follow all procedures to produce child safe blinds. As an absolute minimum, all our blinds meet the European Standard BS EN 13120 for both performance and safety. From the design process through to production, safety is at the forefront of all we do. This enables us to make beautiful, child safe blinds.

    What Are Child Safe Blinds?

    Child safe blinds are blinds that have been designed and produced with the safety of children in mind. This means that the blinds will be c

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  4. Are Roman Blinds Old Fashioned?

    Are Roman Blinds Old Fashioned?

    Are Roman Blinds old fashioned? The short answer…No. But of course, we’ll explain why. Roman blinds are one of the most popular styles of blinds that we see across interior design trends time and time again. They work perfectly in modern and traditional homes.

    Roman blinds are one of our top sellers here at A1 Blinds, and we don’t see them going out of fashion any time soon.

    What are Roman Blinds?

    Roman blinds are an elegant choice when it comes to window dressings. They are made from fabric that is designed to form a pleat when raised. Roman blinds neatly fold together at the top of your window when you want to let in the light. Then, by adjusting the cords, the fabric will cascade down and provide the perfect internal shading. 

    Roman blinds are very fashionable and allow you to dress your window beautifully. Thanks to their clean design, Roman blinds have a concealed headrail which gives a lux

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