Can Blinds Improve Happiness?
It’s no secret that we’ve been making our customers happy for over 40 years. By offering a huge selection of blinds designs and styles, as well as staying on the cutting edge of blinds innovation, we’ve managed to attain one of the best reputations for satisfactory service. However, it’s not just our service that makes customers happy. Many of our blinds can directly impact and improve our customer’s happiness, through boosts to both their mental and physical health. We’re going to be exploring how the colour, fabric and operation of our products can increase your mood and overall well-being. Color Psychology…Continue reading
2019 Blinds Design Trends
A new year has arrived, and last year’s now-dated interior designs trends are being left behind in 2018, alongside plastic straws, ‘dabbing’ and meat-only sausage rolls. This means that 2019 will summon a wave of fresh new styles and trends, applying not least to window blinds in all areas of the home. This article is going to look at what 2019 has in store, and will help you to decide which style of blinds to choose out of our near-unlimited range. Colour, colour colour 2018 saw a minimalist approach as the ‘in thing’ for interior design. 2019, however, will invite rich…Continue reading
Which blinds are safest for my child?
It is a common misconception that certain types of blinds are unsafe for children. While this may have been the case in the past, new legal regulations state that all blinds must either be safe by design or possess an approved safety device. This article is going to discuss the consequences of these regulations and explain how potentially hazardous blinds in the past are now completely safe. Past hazards manifested from the loops that were created by dangling cords. These loops presented choking hazards and were therefore deemed dangerous for households with young, wandering children. Today, every single product we sell…Continue reading
Which blinds for a bathroom?
When it comes to installing bathroom blinds, it’s important you choose a material and style that is water resistant, mould resistant and provides a moderate to complete amount of privacy. This article will be explaining which blinds are best at fulfilling these three criteria, and will help you transform your bathroom into a beautiful, relaxing environment. PVC Roller Blinds PVC is a synthetic plastic that can be used in a wide variety of blinds styles; it is a simplistic material, and with an abundance of colours and designs to choose from, it can blend seamlessly into almost every bathroom. PVC…Continue reading
Curtains or blinds for patio doors?
Patio doors are an increasingly popular option to the modern home. Typically, patio doors are large, tall doors that exist to bring in lots of natural light and provide an open feel to the patio and garden. We understand that each window and door is different, and so we believe choosing between curtains and blinds to cover your patio doors should not come solely down to personal preference, but should be considered in a number of specific areas. This article will analyse these areas and conclude that blinds are a better choice for patio doors than curtains. Light Patio doors…Continue reading
How to clean blinds
Cleaning your blinds is the easiest and most crucial form of maintenance you can undertake. Each type of blind benefits from its own specific cleaning regime. So, to help keep your blinds in top condition, we’ve compiled cleaning instructions for the 3 most popular styles. Venetian Blinds Whether your Venetian blinds are plastic, metal or wooden, you can treat them the same way. First, lower the blinds and close the slats so that no light can be seen from the window. Next, hold the bottom rail and dust the slats with a microfibre cloth. Reverse the slats so that they face…Continue reading
Most suitable blinds for kitchens
What with the smells, spills and heat of the kitchen, you’ll need a blind that’s tougher than most blinds in other rooms around the home. Don’t forget, the kitchen is the heart of the home and needs to look stylish, too. So, what’s an interior designer to do – amateur or otherwise – when presented with the dilemma of practicality vs. panache? Here are a few suggestions from the professionals at Humberside Blinds. Our recommendations Roller blinds Roller blinds are a classic for ease of operation and maintenance. Thanks to modern materials incorporated seamlessly into the manufacture, roller blinds are…Continue reading