The benefits of hospital blinds
What are the benefits of hospital blinds in your hospital? There are many advantages attached to using blinds in hospitals. Not only do they provide better control over light and enhance privacy, but they’re much easier to clean than curtains, which makes them a much more hygienic option. At Angel Blinds and Shutters, we can cater for you if you require commercial and hospital blinds in Gateshead or Newcastle. We have been providing hospital blinds to NHS trusts and facilities for many years. If you’re looking for high-quality hospital blinds from a brand that you can trust, we can help. Easy…Continue reading
Why blinds are better than curtains
If you’re wondering whether to buy curtains or blinds in Newcastle or Gateshead, you’re not alone. Many people are unsure which to choose when it comes to purchasing window coverings for their home. Although curtains come with some benefits, it’s usually blinds that come out on top. As well as being incredibly stylish and ideal for modern and traditional properties, they also allow for fantastic light control. Read on to find out why blinds are better than curtains. So many styles to choose from Blinds are available in a wealth of styles, allowing you to select the perfect ones for your…Continue reading
Which blinds are best for bifold doors?
Bifold doors are becoming a common feature in homes across the UK. Also known as folding sliding doors or bi-folding doors, they’re so-called because they can fold in or out, opening up space. Attractive and sturdy, they pull open from the centre, giving a full view to what’s behind the doors in one quick motion. If you have bi-fold doors but you’re not sure which blinds are right for them, read on. We’ve taken a closer look at the best types of blinds for bifold doors. Choosing the right blinds for your bifold doors in Gateshead & Newcastle At Angel Blinds…Continue reading
Is it safe to fit blinds during the Covid-19 outbreak?
Are you wondering if it’s safe to fit blinds during the Covid-19 outbreak? You’re not the only one. The outbreak may be far from over, but many people are now turning their attentions to home improvements to make their properties better places to live. Now is a great time to make changes around the home, especially if you are now working from there and spending a lot more time in your property than you normally would. You may be concerned about having blinds fitted during Covid-19 outbreak, however, it’s perfectly fine to go ahead as long as the necessary safety measures…Continue reading
Interior Design Trends for 2020: The Most Popular Blinds
A new decade is the perfect time to refresh your home, and one of the main aspects you should consider updating is your blinds. We have gathered information on the most prominent interior design trends of 2020 so you can choose blinds that match and are sure to impress both family members and guests. Natural Eco-friendly materials are especially popular at the moment, as people become more interested in looking after the planet. When it comes to interior design this trend has led to designs that are inspired by nature. This means using colours like brown, cream, coral, and green…Continue reading
The Best Blinds for Winter: Introducing Louvolite’s Disney, Star Wars & Marvel Range
Winter time is home time and chances are, the whole family will be hunkering down in their PJs with a hot chocolate. As your little ones spend so much time at home in the colder months, it’s the perfect chance to give their rooms a little refresh – and a whole lot of personality. And if you’re still a child at heart, there’s nothing stopping the adults from adding a splash of fun to their own rooms, too. That’s where Louvolite’s range of magical blinds can help. Personalise your child’s bedroom Thanks to the fun fabric ranges from…Continue reading
How to create the best conditions for learning
It is imperative in a home office or school classroom to create conditions which will encourage productivity, and reduce stress and anxiety. There are several factors which contribute to making a positive work and learning environment, and when you design the space with these ideas in mind it is very beneficial. Light: In any learning environment, such as school classroom or even a home office, natural light has an energising effect. It is a good idea to ensure there is a large window in your home office, and you can use blinds to make sure the light doesn’t reflect on…Continue reading
Shutters for My Home: Which Material Is Best?
As the first window dressing choice for light control, privacy and insulation in the home, shutters are becoming ever-popular in the UK. Associated with Mediterranean allure, they are sought for their style as well as their practicality. Wood, faux wood, and PVC/vinyl are the three main materials that your bespoke shutters could be created from, each with their own pros and cons. Every customer has different needs and budgets, which is why it’s important to consider all your options before making a final choice. In this article, we will help you decide which material is best for your shutters and examine…Continue reading
Finding the Right Blinds for Your Home: A Room by Room Guide
When it comes to picking the right blinds, there are a number of aspects to consider. From the size and style to colour and texture, some blinds are more suited to certain rooms than others. We have created a room by room guide where we’ll take you through which blinds would be best for different rooms in your house. Living Room Blinds Roman Blinds Keeping the warmth in and the cold out of your living room is essential. Roman blinds are best for this, not only offering style and sophistication, but their thick, high quality fabric ensures the room retains…Continue reading
Top 5 Home Decor Trends for Spring: Which Blinds Should You Choose?
Straight from the 1970s An earthy colour palette, geometric prints and natural materials are the ultimate combination this season. Bringing back the style of the 1970s offers a multitude of interior design options, allowing you the freedom to experiment with a retro injection. For a window dressing solution, try a simple roller blind in a cheery colour. Adding hints of burnt orange shades or mustard yellow to earthy tones will turn your home into a groovy abode. An element of nature Great quality, classic pieces of furniture are worth the investment. Keep an eye out for well made tables, chairs and…Continue reading
Landlords & Property Managers – Blinds Safety Responsibilities
Blinds are popular and long-established fixings of homes across the world. However, if they are installed without appropriate safety features then this can lead to injury and possibly death. Only last year a toddler died after being tangled in blind cords, which begs the question; what is your responsibility as a landlord or property manager to adhere to child safety standards? In this article, we explore this question and offer some adaptations you can make to your blinds to avoid this problem. What are the dangers? Due to their explorative nature and fragility, toddlers are especially vulnerable to accidents involving blinds…Continue reading
Inspirational Blinds Ideas for Bi-fold Doors
Bi-folding glass doors are favoured by homeowners thanks to their sleek and attractive folding design, allowing for a lighter, airier home with greater access to the outdoors. If your property has a feature like this, you may be wondering which style of blinds to opt for. The design you choose should satisfy both practical and aesthetic needs, and should be expertly fitted for maximum advantage. So if you’re seeking some blinds inspiration, our simple guide will help. Why choose bi-fold doors? Bi-fold doors take full advantage of natural light, allowing it to filter through from outside and create an illusion that…Continue reading
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