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    Motorised Blinds vs Manual Blinds

    Technology has changed almost every aspect of our lives. From the way we communicate with loved ones to how we travel, digital is very much making its way into every crevice of our lives – and homes. If you’ve ever wondered if motorised blinds could work for you and your home but aren’t entirely sure…

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    Should I Get Electric Blinds?

    Since the invention of the first set of blinds in 1769, they have grown more and more popular over the years, making them the go-to option above curtains in modern homes. Blinds have allowed homeowners to let more light into their homes while maintaining privacy. Electric blinds used to be a luxurious addition to any…

  • Why Should My Blinds be Made to Measure?

    When it comes to buying blinds, you have two main choices: made to measure blinds or standard-fitting options. The choice you make will have a direct impact on how the room looks. At Concorde Blinds, we always recommend made to measure blinds for the best results – keep reading to find out why. Why do…

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    How To Choose The Best Colour Curtains For Your House

    Windows are essential to the appearance of a house and they control so many elements: light, warmth, and the view you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. It would only make sense that we choose the curtains that frame them with attention and care. One of the biggest aspects to consider when choosing…

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    Can You Alter Roman Blinds?

    Roman blinds are one of the most popular blind options because they not only look stylish, they provide excellent coverage from sunlight, and privacy from prying neighbours. Roman blinds, like all types of blinds, come in multiple sizes and widths, but some windows simply do not conform to standard sizing.  If you’re finding it near…

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    What Are Pelmets Used For?

    What are pelmets? Pelmets are decorative panels hiding curtain installation elements such as curtain rails. They are available in a wide variety of styles and designs, and can add character to any room. This added touch adds a unique cosy and luxurious feel that can match your personal style. In fact, there are now various…

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    Things to Consider When Selecting a Blind for Your Bathroom

    Adding stylish blinds to your bathroom may not be a top priority. Most bathrooms will benefit from frosted glass windows, making you think you have all the privacy you need. However, frosted glass is still transparent, especially at night when you have your bathroom light switched on. Finding the right blind for your bathroom doesn’t…

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    2021 Home Interior Trends

    With Covid restrictions potentially being lifted in the coming months, many of us have turned to sprucing up our home’s interior, ready for when we can welcome family and friends inside once more. Window décor is often overlooked when it comes to interior design, but these spaces can drastically transform the inside and outside of…

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    How to Dress Bay Windows

    When you look at your home, your neighbour’s house, or almost anybody’s property from the outside, the eye is automatically drawn to the front, or more specifically, the ground floor front window. It’s the window to the world, inside and out. That’s why it’s essential to have a stylish front window installed in your home.

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    5 Things to Consider When Choosing Blinds

    There are many different varieties of blinds available on the market which can all be a great alternative to curtains, providing privacy as well as extra insulation for your home. Blinds are a key part of interior design and can come in a variety of finishes to supplement your home décor.

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    What’s The Difference Between Half Cassette and Full Cassette Awnings?

    Everything You Need to Know About Cassette Awnings The first step towards finding the right cassette awnings for you is understanding the difference between half cassette and full cassette. Awnings are long term purchases, so you want to get it right! But what is a cassette awning?

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    How to Measure Your Window

    Consider Bespoke Blinds If you have unusual window dimensions or would like a unique appearance for your home, made to measure blinds are the best option out there. Most people feel that ready-to-hang blinds are the best option because there is no high risk of sending the wrong measurements, and the loss of money that…