5 Reasons To Choose Angel Blinds For Your Windows
Say you’re starting to decorate your home and you realise you’d love a new set of blinds in your bedroom instead of the curtains you’ve had for years. With so much on offer, how do you choose where to buy such an important part of your home? Angel Blinds has a wide variety of blinds on offer to suit all tastes and budgets, and we cover the North East region, from Hexham to Chester-le-street. Our stock is suitable for home and commercial use, but if that’s not enough here are 5 more reasons to choose us… 1/ Save on energy…Continue reading
Sprucing It Up This Spring: Why Shutters Could Be The Right Choice For You
The nights are getting lighter, the wind isn’t quite so bitter and the birds appear to be decidedly busier. Yup, spring really is in the air. Time to hit refresh on your window dressings, perhaps? Now is a great time to finally make the switch you’ve been dreaming of. That’s right, the switch from blinds to shutters. Today, we’re going to dig deep into all of the plus points of opting for shutters. They may not be the cheapest option for your window dressings and do require a little more investment, however, we’re confident that they’re certainly worth it, and…Continue reading
Faux Wood Shutters: Everything you need to know
Over recent years, we have witnessed a huge rise in the popularity of faux wood shutters; a permanent, durable and elegant fixture that work well in kitchens and bathrooms where humidity is a factor. Not only are they easy to clean and child-friendly, but they also have the major benefit of insulation, proving to be better than wood shutters in the energy-saving department. Here are our top four reasons to consider this trendy window dressing: 1. They are durable Faux wood shutters are made out of PVC, vinyl or a wood composite. Unlike real wood which can suffer from moisture damage,…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
How to Lighten a Dark Room
Natural light is proven to have many benefits to your health and without it, we would soon start to feel groggy, tired and stressed. However, there can be places in the home that are a little on the dark side, whether it’s because it’s winter and daylight hours are limited, or it could be due to a dark interior design, a small room or a north/south facing house. Either way, these rooms could probably benefit from being spruced up, whether you’re physically letting more light into the room, or redecorating to give it a light and fresh feel. So let’s take…Continue reading
Which Blinds Should I Buy for Wet Areas?
With so many different blind styles to choose from, you don’t have to worry about finding the right kind for your room. However, what you do have to be aware of is finding the right style of blind that is suitable in terms of functionality and practicality, so it will last you a long time. When it comes to rooms that easily get wet or are prone to damp, such as bathrooms and even kitchens to a certain extent, it’s important to be aware of which style of blind is best suited to the sorts of conditions this room will be…Continue reading
Child Safety: What to consider when buying new blinds
In a previous article, we discussed the steps to follow to make your blinds child friendly. Keeping in line with the child safety theme, this month we’re going to look at the different types of blinds and mechanisms that are best for child safety in your home, so that your pets and children can stay safe and sound in the comfort of their home. When it comes to child safety, the most important blinds features to look out for is no operating cord or chain, or at least a concealed or tension cord system, as these pose no threat…Continue reading
How to Maintain your Wooden Plantation Shutters
Wooden plantation shutters can be fitted for either decorative or functional reasons, but either way, the majority of homeowners want them to look the best they can possibly look at all times. If you don’t keep on top of cleaning them, they can soon lose their beauty and charm that once attracted you to them in the first place. Wooden shutters unfortunately do tend to collect more dirt than other types of shutter, such as faux wood or PVC shutters, so you will find that you have to them more frequently. However, if painted to a high standard, wooden plantation…Continue reading
Blinds Vs. Window Shutters – which should you choose?
If you’ve already decided that curtains are not for you, then you might be thinking that only leaves you with blinds. However, this isn’t necessarily the case. If you’ve discounted curtains and drapes, then your other available options include blinds and shutters. Not always an obvious choice, window shutters have a lot to offer but have their own advantages and disadvantages separate to those of blinds. So let’s take a look at the two window dressings types, so you can make the best informed decision when it comes to perfectly styling your home. Shutters Pros Timeless edition to your home that…Continue reading
Wooden vs Faux Wood Shutters
When you’re choosing shutters for your home, not only is it important to consider the aesthetics, carefully selecting the right colour and style to complement certain rooms, but it is also vital to consider other practicalities, so that you end up with a shutter that is right for you and your home. Wooden shutters are a fantastic and extremely popular choice for many homeowners, but with the choice of faux wood shutters now available (made from vinyl or other synthetic products but with the same wooden effect) it presents the deliberation; what is the difference and which would be better for me?…Continue reading
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