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Privacy Blinds That Let Light In But Provide Privacy

If you wish to have natural sunlight coming through your window and keep the nosy neighbours away from peaking inside your home, privacy blinds that let light in are the perfect combination. There are many types of light filtering blinds suitable for your home, keep reading to find out which one fits your requirements. At

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Blinds For French Doors

Why do you need blinds for French doors? Why not just curtains? Well, a lot of people do just that, but if you are concerned about privacy in your home, especially in a master bedroom or bathroom, then you may want to consider blinds instead of curtains when you install new French doors in your

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Blinds For Conservatory Windows

In the UK, conservatory windows are popular among homeowners who want to brighten up their homes during the colder months of the year. Long before you decide to buy blinds, you should take the time to choose the correct blinds for your conservatory windows, as the wrong ones will cause too much heat in the

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Blinds Vs Curtains Energy Efficiency

Are you looking for ways to make your home more energy efficient? Are blinds or curtains better for your home? Understanding the differences between blinds and curtains will determine what’s right for your light control, privacy needs and insulation as well as your decor and spending money. At Blinds Direct Online, we provide high quality

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Recess or Exact Blinds: What is The Difference?

It’s important to decide where your blind is going to sit, either inside or outside your recess. This is also referred to as recess or exact blinds. Many people often struggle to determine whether to fit blinds in or outside of their recess or fail to understand the difference. At Blinds Direct Online, we can

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Vertical or Horizontal Blinds for Large Windows

Are you trying to find the perfect blinds to fit your large window but you are not sure which ones to choose? That’s ok! There are endless options available in the market that can make your head spin. At Blinds Direct Online, we are here to help you choose which blinds are right for you.

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Best Roller Blinds for Your Bay Window

Give your bay window a stunning makeover with our beautiful Roller blinds. Here at Blinds Direct Online, you can choose from hundreds of fabulous colours, textures and fabric. Transform your windows in a stylish design. Take a look at these inspirational interiors and read our top tips for choosing roller blinds for your bay window.

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How to Beat the January Blues

Feeling blue in January is more common than you probably think. Around 2 million people in the UK are said to struggle with winter blues, with the problem becoming more acute once the festivities of December are out of the way and there seems to be less to look forward to. It’s no surprise that

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How to Cosy Up Your Living Room This Winter

It’s that time of year when staying indoors becomes more appealing than ever and we look for ways to make our living space even cosier than usual. Cosy interior ideas can make the long nights of the winter months pleasant, giving you a place to relax and unwind away from the icy winds and snow

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Tips to Keep Your House Warmer This Winter (At No Extra Cost)

Winter is definitely on the way and the nights have started drawing in. If you haven’t already flicked the switch on the heating, the moment won’t be far away, but it brings with it concerns of how to cut heating bills during winter. Keeping your home warm isn’t always easy, especially with energy bills being

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What are Venetian Blinds?

Venetian blinds are one of the most popular types of blind available for contemporary homes, even though they have a long history of use in home and commercial premises of all styles. There’s something distinctive about Venetian window blinds that continues to make them both a popular choice and an attractive one. The structure of

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How To Clean Your Window Blinds

With blinds becoming more popular in every room of the home, knowing the best way to clean them is vital to keep your property feeling clean and fresh. Thanks to their construction, some blinds collect more dust and grime than others, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t purchase them just because their care requires a

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How to Choose the Right Blinds for Your Kitchen

Best Blinds For Your Kitchen There is much to think about when deciding on the best blinds for your kitchen. A few questions come to mind. How much cooking do you do? Are your blinds over a sink? The size of your window, the size of your kitchen and how much privacy do you want.

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What are Vertical Blinds?

Vertical blinds are vertical lengths of fabric that are clipped to a sliding track at the top and operated with a plastic wand or chain. These pieces of fabric (also known as louvres or slats) are joined together by weights to ensure the louvres are evenly weighted across the length of the track, no matter

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What are Roller Blinds?

Roller blinds are just what they sound like – blinds that unroll to cover your window. The blind itself is a single piece of fabric that is wrapped around a casing installed across the top of your window frame. In some homes, that might be inside the window recess, while others might have the casing

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Top 10 Patterned Roller Blinds for Bedrooms

Did you know that the average human being sleeps for one third of their entire life? That’s a long time to spend in bed by any standard and, unless you want to bumble around tired for the other two thirds of your life, you need to make sure that the quality of your sleep is

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500 Years of Sleep

Most of us are in search of that holy grail – 8 hours of sleep every night but so many of us struggle to achieve it. Next time you lie awake in the middle of the night, struggling to get back to sleep and then worrying about not getting enough sleep for the day ahead,

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Top 5 Commonly Forgotten Benefits of Blinds

The many benefits of blinds have seen them surge in popularity over the last few years with many homeowners choosing them over more traditional window dressings such as curtains. Blinds are great for keeping out sunlight, helping you get a better night’s sleep, providing style for your home and privacy blinds can protect your family and

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How to Hygge Your Home

January is most people’s least favourite month. The return to work, dark mornings and nights and the cold weather leaves many feeling down and out and wistfully thinking about warm summer evenings spent in the garden. In addition, with over half of Britons who consider themselves to be stressed, how can we help to solve

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New Year, New Home: Updating your Home Decor on a Budget

The New Year is the time for making New Year’s resolutions and we’ve all followed the mantra ‘New Year, New Me’, and this extends to our home decor too. After the busy Christmas period, many of us look to refresh tired or outdated decor in order to create spaces in our homes that allow us

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7 Hottest Colour Palettes for 2018

As the New Year quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about updating your home decor. Once the festive madness has settled again, your home might be in need of a little tlc. Whether you’re moving house or just looking to give your decor a lick of paint or refresh in the way of furnishings,

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Top Interior Design Trends to Look Out For In 2018

If you’re thinking about refreshing your home for the New Year or you’re moving home and want to know which interior design trends you should be looking out for, we have predicted the top trends for 2018 and given you a few ideas to help you incorporate them into your own home decor. Don’t forget,

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Blinds Through the Ages

Have you ever wondered where the blinds you have hanging in your home originated from? Who first thought of the idea of controlling light and privacy? Early Blinds It is thought that the earliest forms of blinds would have consisted of a single piece of cloth hung over doorways and window opening and were used

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5 Top Interior Design Trends for Winter 2017

As the nights draw in and the clocks go back, it seems that we have finally waved goodbye to the good weather. Now is the time to start preparing our homes for winter as we hunker down and avoid the cold weather. When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing better than getting snuggled up and cosy

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5 Spooky Ways to Decorate Your Home For Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about creative ways in which you can make your home look as spooky as possible. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do, we’ve come up with 5 spooky ways to decorate your home for Halloween: Spooky Silhouettes To give your home a

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Questions to Ask When Choosing Blinds For Your Home

Choosing blinds for our homes can be difficult, especially if it’s for the first time. There are certain questions that you need to answer before buying blinds in order to ensure that the blinds fulfill their purpose and are completely functional and practical for the room that they are being used in. What’s Their Purpose?

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5 Ways to Cut Your Energy Bills This Winter

Winter is round the corner, which means we need to start preparing for the colder weather that’s approaching. It’s around this time of year that people start to worry about the costs of their energy bills when trying to keep their homes warm, so we’ve come up with 5 ways to cut your energy bills:

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Create a Great British Bake Off Inspired Kitchen

Bake Off is back on our televisions again for yet another year and, although it has gone through a heap of changes, it’s hard not to admit that you’re even more excited than when Christmas comes around- even if you’re only watching to see if the revitalised version is a disaster. With Bake Off inspiring

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Simple Ways to Revamp Your Home

Sometimes, our homes can look tired and worn and be in need of some TLC. However, just after the summer holidays, money can be tight and it can be difficult to give your whole home a complete revamp. There are some small and inexpensive changes you can make to improve the look and feel of

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Could you Sleep Like a World Leader? Sleeping Habits of the World’s Greatest Leaders

Many of us know that, in order to function at our best and live a long and fulfilling life, we need to get at least 7 hours of sleep per night. However, many of our world leaders claim to get by on little or no sleep and put lack of sleep down to their success.

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Your Guide to Choosing the Perfect Blinds for your Child’s Bedroom

When decorating your child’s bedroom, every parent wants to make it warm, inviting, comfortable and, most importantly, safe. You want to sleep well at night knowing that, even though your child is unsupervised, they’re not going to come to any harm. When it comes to children’s bedrooms, blinds are crucial elements for a good night’s

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