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By Catherine Dove 23 Jan, 2017

Do you fancy a refreshing change to your interiors for 2017 but you’re not quite sure where to start? You don’t need to get the wall paints out or hire the carpet fitters. Window decor contributes a hugely to the style, sophistication and general feel of your interior, so making this small change can keep your space looking contemporary and new. Here are 5 ways that  blinds  or  curtains  can completely transform your interior.

By Catherine Dove 07 Dec, 2016

Selecting your bathroom blinds can be a really difficult choice with a lot of different options available. In any interior it is important to bear in mind more than just the aesthetics, however there are a range of essential factors to consider when choosing bathroom blinds. From waterproof qualities to humidity levels, our Alamo Blinds team will ensure that you choose the perfect blinds for your bathroom.

By Catherine Dove 01 Nov, 2016

It’s officially the end of the Summer and the Autumn chills are definitely in the air! As the evenings are getting darker, all we want to do is snuggle in a fluffy blanket by the fire in an inviting and warm interior. As the seasons change, so do our moods, tastes and preferences, so start thinking about how you would like to redecorate your interiors this Autumn.

 

Curtains are the perfect way to change the entire feel of your room through the new textures, colours and shapes it creates around your windows. Curtains are practical as the weather gets colder, as they trap the heat inside the room, whilst also becoming an aesthetic focal point. So which curtains would be perfect for your interior this Autumn?

 

Autumn colours generally reflect nature’s seasonal changes, such as the bronzes, oranges, reds and burgundies found in Autumnal leaves. Combining these colours with wooden accessories and furnishings creates a beautifully traditional look. Add some matching cushions and rustic accessories such as lanterns and ladders for a truly gorgeous, warm and inviting interior.

By Catherine Dove 19 Sep, 2016
By Catherine Dove 11 Aug, 2016

Think about relaxing in your garden, a book in one hand and a cocktail in the other, soaking in the summer and enjoying the scenery. However, this blissful scene can often be ruined with a simple drizzle or an uncomfortably hot sun. Awnings can be the ultimate solution for these problems, ensuring you take advantage of the living space you have, not having to worry about the elements.

There are many advantages to residential awnings that you may not have considered, so we have a few reasons here to help you out:


1/ Protection from the sun in more than one way

Shading is important to keep your body at a comfortable temperature, ensuring you do not overheat, whilst also sheltering you from harmful UV rays. The awning can help decrease your outdoor area by over 20 degrees. This can also save a lot of energy - heat gain through windows is one of the main reasons why houses need air conditioning. In some climates, homeowners can expect to save up to 50% of cooling energy just by using an awning. The idea may sound simple but it can save you money on your energy bills.


By Catherine Dove 14 Jul, 2016

Blinds can often be an overlooked part of an office interior, but their capacity to dramatically change and improve an office space is significant. If you choose the right blinds for your commercial interior, the results can be richly rewarding to the atmosphere and culture of your business. There are important factors to consider when choosing the best blinds for your office, so consider the details below to ensure you don’t miss anything out. Once you have considered these elements, our blinds specialists with over 20 years experience can give you more bespoke advice on your best options.

By Catherine Dove 17 May, 2016

Conservatories are an amazing addition to any home, providing you with extra room to accommodate friends and family. With their large windows, they are the perfect place to entertain in a warm, bright and open environment, especially in the summer. However with large windows and uninhibited light, conservatories can become hot and stuffy.

By Ellie McDaniel 05 May, 2016

We understand that safety is of the utmost importance when you are responsible for young children, and we pride ourselves on the level of expertise our fitters show to ensure that you have the safest possible blinds in your home. As a member of the BBSA (British Blind and Shutter Association), we are proud to support their ‘Make It Safe’ campaign and help to educate the public with the best options for child safe blinds.

By Catherine Dove 18 Apr, 2016

Motorised blinds provide a practical and convenient alternative to traditional cord-pull blinds.

By Catherine Dove 01 Apr, 2016

At Alamo Blinds, we pride ourselves on offering a wide range of blinds, curtains, and shutters from all the major suppliers, which is why we love it when we have a new product to introduce into our range. Say hello to the Tri-Shade blind.

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