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Can I get awning fabrics it match?

Can I get awning fabrics it match?   Awnings Fabrics are not like other fabrics but there is still so much choice. While the fabric is UV protective and protects your family from the harmful UV rays, you want the fabric to last for a long time. The way the fabrics are made – in […]

If Carlsberg fitted zip blinds ….. #Coffee Break Info

they’d probably fit the same zip blind system as Premier Blinds & Awnings. Skylight & Roof Lantern Blind Comparison #Coffee Break Info We’ve got some news too, we can now provide the zip blind with a battery powered option too (size depending) so no need for electrics in the lantern opening!. More details on that […]

Why wasn’t it there?

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but you’re really close to having the same problems again this summer. Just think about this….. It’s lovely, warm and everyone’s having a whale of a time, the table is laden with lunch and everyone is taking their seat, but the low sun shines into […]

Have you painted yourself into a corner?

BLINDS IN A CORNER Large sections of glass, whether you have bi-fold doors or floor to ceiling windows always look great. However, there are considerations that you have to make. For example apartments like this… Glass covers more than 2 sides of the apartment. This can raise an issue that you need to think about. […]

Here’s a quick head start

What types of fabrics are best for you? When dealing with Premier Blinds & Awnings, your design consultant will discuss with you what you’re looking for and make sure the fabric that you choose suits your needs. Here’s a quick head start – this guide should give you an idea of what direction to go […]

Picture this …. You’re decorating your home

Picture this …. You’re decorating your home, to look just the way that you want it. I’m sure you’re looking for a clean and neat finish to match the rest of your home. You’re looking for the finishing touch; blinds to go along your bi-fold doors. But the length of the bifold doors requires 3 […]

 5 Reason to go Motorised 

The perception of blinds is that they are simply blinds.

I grant you, on the face of it, that might appear true BUT there is a little more to it especially now. Motorising your shading, whether that be Roller, Roman, Venetian blinds or perhaps your curtains can be seen as a piece of home technology.

From when I first started in the industry this is a bit of a revelation!!

Adding motorisation to the blinds in your roof lantern or over your new bi-folding doors can raise your home comfort, protection, convenience and beauty to whole different level.

Not a great surprise we talk to a lot of homeowners about blinds for a variety of locations, but more recently they have a heightened understanding of the benefits. Homeowners are creating more convenience turning lights, heating; TV’s on and off through electronic controls, why wouldn’t we also do the same for the window blinds?

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Here are five good reasons to invest in motorized shading:

1. Convenience. Remove all that hassle of opening and closing your window blinds manually. Having powered blinds which are programmed to your favourite or most comfortable position they can be lower or raised with one touch of a button – or one stage better have them do it automatically!!

If you are thinking or have some level of home automation too wire them into that and control your blinds from your phone.

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2. Energy Savings. Glazing has improved over time BUT with large panes of glass there is still solar gain on hot and sunny days. This can cause the home environment to become uncomfortable warm. Installing a light sensor that signals the motorised blinds to close when light levels get high will help keep your home at a comfortable temperature.

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3. Furniture Protection. The same sunshine that makes causes solar gain also cause UV damage. Overtime UV rays can harm the upholstery on your furniture, damage pictures, hardwood floors causing them to fade over time. Motorised blinds with performance fabrics can prevent this.

4. Security. Moving blinds move up and down during the day, your house has the appearance that someone is there … even when you sunning yourself on the beach or enjoying après ski. Most control systems will allow your blinds (and the lights) to operate in a random pattern rather than on a predictable schedule, ensuring your home looks lived-in.

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5. Elegance. No matter how much you try it’s tough to get the blinds into the exact position you want. Motorising them, with a touch of a button or at the programmed time they will move to the right spot. If you have several windows or coverings for your bi-fold doors every blind can move in perfect alignment.

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It’s all about the detail

It’s all about the detail My family enjoyed a visit to the Harry Potter Studio Tour at the weekend. We actually felt like fan frauds compared to some of the people in costume or visiting as a regular. It is as good as everyone raves about, but my main feeling was guilt. Why guilt? Because […]

Too much light with a Roof Lantern?

Roof lanterns are incredibly popular as an architectural solution to bringing light into a room. From the traditional to contemporary designs they can create a very dramatic appearance in a room – transforming a dull flat roof into a stunning feature of your home. There is more details here  – Zip Roof Blinds. Our experience […]