How to make furnishings last longer

How to make furnishings last longer

So you’ve just remodeled your house – with gorgeous new furniture, carpets, window treatments and curtains. Now you want to make those soft furnishings last for as long as possible, in the best possible condition. Here are some of our top tips to make soft furnishings last longer. #1 Stay away from UV light UV light is one of the…

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The latest prints and textures for window shades

The latest prints and textures for window shades

This week, we look at the most popular prints and textures for window treatments in 2021. If you’re considering new blinds, shades or curtains, here are the latest styles. Gray is our favorite neutral Many people choose neutral colors for their window treatments. White, cream and beige are all classics. But the most fashionable neutral this year is gray. Look…

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How to create the perfect Zoom background

How to create the perfect Zoom background

We’ve all been spending more time at home lately… and that includes working from home. Before your next Zoom, Skype or Hangouts meeting, here’s how to set up the perfect background for video calls. Get the lighting right First things first: you want to look great on camera, right? The key is to have the  light shining onto your face…

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9 easy ways to save energy at home

9 easy ways to save energy at home

Want to reduce your energy bills? Here are 9 quick fixes to save electricity and make your home a greener place to be. 1. Add more insulation Roof insulation, wall insulation, and double-glazed windows can all make a big difference to your energy bill. They’ll also help to maintain a constant temperature inside your home. 2. Install smart window treatments…

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Everything you need to know about… solar screen shades

Everything you need to know about… solar screen shades

Thinking about installing solar screen shades? Here’s how they work, why sun protection matters, and where to install solar screen shades. How solar screen shades work Solar screen shades have a very specific purpose. Other window treatments – such as window treatments – are designed to control light levels and protect your privacy. But solar shades are a little different.…

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How blackout shades can help you sleep better

How blackout shades can help you sleep better

Blackout blinds and shades have become one of our most popular products. Many people say that blackout blinds help them sleep better. But how exactly do blackout shades work? And why are they so effective? It’s all down to something called “circadian rhythms”. What are circadian rhythms? Your body has a natural, inner “clock”. If it’s working properly, then you’ll…

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