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Our Blinds Buyer’s Guides


Our Blinds Buyers Guides

If you’re looking for the right blind for your windows, explore our latest blinds buyers guides. Here, we’ll explore the benefits of each type of blind, the best rooms for them and more to help you find the perfect shading solution for your home.

Buyers Guide for Roller Blinds

Versatile, stylish and practical in equal measure, Roller Blinds work wonders in any scheme. With blackout and light filtering fabrics, no drill options and electric functionality too on selected styles, you’ll find a Roller Blind for all windows.

A buyers guide for Roller Blinds

Main Benefits of Roller Blinds

  • Available in a variety of colours and patterns
  • Certain Roller Blinds are made from water-resistant materials, making them suitable for bathrooms and kitchens
  • Available with your choice of a light filtering, blackout or thermal lining
  • Can layer them with a curtain for timeless charm and elegance at your window

Buyers Guide for Roman Blinds

Roman Blinds are made from a luxurious fabric that gathers into neat folds when raised. From a vast array of colours and patterns available for your interior scheme to common FAQs such as how to clean Roman Blinds, how to measure for them and more, explore our buyers guide today.

Main Benefits of Roman Blinds

  • They’re capable of creating a focal point at your window, especially when paired with a pattern
  • Versatile to blend with any traditional or contemporary scheme
  • Available with a light filtering and blackout lining for customisable shading, as well as a thermal interlining that can help you improve energy efficiency
  • Can bring additional functionality to your window with no drill and electric upgrades

A Buyers Guide for Roman Blinds

Buyers Guide for Pleated Blinds

Pleated Blinds are made from folded fabric that creates a honeycomb effect, helping you improve energy efficiency all year round to keep you cool in summer and warm in winter. Available in a light filtering or blackout fabric, they’re a great choice for conservatories and in tall windows.

Buyers Guide to Pleated Blinds

Main Benefits of Pleated Blinds

  • Available with our DuoLight Fabric to allow gentle sunlight into your space or our opaque DuoShade fabric to stop it in its tracks
  • Great for conservatories, helping you improve insulation by trapping the heat at your window
  • Helps to prevent your furniture and flooring from fading over time by keeping out harsh UV rays
  • Available with a no drill fitting system, with certain styles allowing you to raise and lower your blind freely across your window

Buyers Guide for Vertical Blinds

Vertical Blinds feature long, vertical louvres that can be rotated and pulled to a neat stack to allow sunlight freely into your space. Our Vertical Blinds come in traditional, panel and voile designs for further customisation in your space.

Main Benefits of Vertical Blinds

  • Their tall louvres rotate from left to right for precise light control and protecting your privacy
  • Minimalist and versatile, pairing with contemporary and traditional schemes
  • Easy to clean and maintain, making them a great choice for windows next to the sink such as in a kitchen
  • A great choice for doors opening out to your garden as they can be pulled to neat stack

Buyers Guide to Vertical Blinds

Buyers Guide for Venetian Blinds

Venetian Blinds feature slats that are capable of deflecting in and out of any room. Made from easy to clean aluminium, they’re highly popular in kitchens and bathrooms, and are available in matte and gloss styles.

What are Venetian Blinds

Main Benefits of Venetian Blinds

  • Feature hard-wearing horizontal slats that protects your windows against the elements in your room, such as grease from cooking and steam
  • Certain styles feature a no drill fitting system that allows you to install your blinds in moments
  • Easy to raise for an unobstructed view to the outside
  • Available in both matt and gloss styles

Buyers Guide for Shutter Blinds

Shutter Blinds add timeless elegance at your window, with robust horizontal slats that won’t warp or crack even when exposed to steam and humidity. Great for tall wide windows too, find out their benefits, best rooms for them and more.

Main Benefits of Shutter Blinds

  • Faux Wood Shutters available that are easy to clean and maintain, with slats that won’t warp or crack even in your most humid rooms
  • Child friendly, replacing cords with a control bar at the side of the blind
  • Prevents light from seeping through the sides with a robust, outside frame
  • Allows a view to the outside while protecting your privacy
  • No Drill Shutters available for fast, convenient installation

buyers guide for shutter blinds

Buyers Guide for Skylight Blinds

Skylight Blinds add timeless elegance at your window, with robust horizontal slats that won’t warp or crack even when exposed to steam and humidity. Great for tall wide windows too, find out their benefits, best rooms for them and more.

Buyers guide for Skylight Blinds

Main Benefits of Skylight Blinds

  • Feature light filtering and blackout materials for precise light control and shading
  • All of our Skylight Blinds are no drill for effortless installation
  • Available in a range of stunning patterns and colours to match any space
  • Prevents your furniture and flooring from fading in the bright, summer months

Buyers Guide for Awnings

Did you know you can add instant style to your outdoor space too with our beautiful retractable Awnings? Read our buyers guide and find out the sizes of our Awnings, how to measure for them, how to fit them and more.

Main Benefits of Awnings

  • Offers privacy for your outdoor space – Awnings improve your privacy both outside and inside of your home, perfect for overlooked gardens
  • Customisable light control – Adjust your Awning with a simple crank mechanism and block out the bright summer sun any time of day
  • Different shades available – Awnings are available in a light and dark shade to match your décor

A Buyers Guide for Awnings

Best Blinds for Doors

Finding the right set of patio, french or bifold door blinds can be a complicated process as you’ll want a style that allows you to operate your doors without interfering. Explore our guide to see our top recommendations.

Features To Look Out For When Choosing Door Blinds

  • No drill options that clip directly to your uPVC windows to prevent the material from getting caught
  • A design that helps you block out sunlight and retain privacy due to their large glass panes

What are the Best Blinds for Doors?

Best Blinds for Kitchens

Kitchen windows can regularly be exposed to grease, steam and moisture, which is why it’s important to find a blind that not only looks stylish but can also thrive at your window.

Best blinds for kitchens

Features To Look Out For When Choosing Kitchen Blinds

  • Water resistance to withstand spillages or splashes from your cooking and washing areas
  • An easy to clean material to maintain their pristine look
  • Privacy and light control, especially in kitchen windows with high sun exposure or street-facing kitchens

Best Blinds for Bathrooms

Similarly to a kitchen, practicality is key when choosing your bathroom blinds. Our article covers not only the features you should look out for, but also common FAQs, the types of blinds that are suitable for bathrooms and more.

Features To Look Out For When Choosing Bathroom Blinds

  • Easy to clean material that won’t shrink, warp or crack under the pressure of steam and humidity
  • A design that protects your privacy day and night, especially in large bathroom windows
  • Designs and colours to match your bathroom interior scheme

Best Blinds for Bathrooms

Best Blinds for Living Rooms

As one of the most used rooms in your home, you’ll want a blind that keeps your living room feeling elegant and sophisticated all year round. In our article, explore our recommendations and other considerations for choosing your living room blinds, from electric functionality to the types of linings.

Best blinds for living rooms

Features To Look Out For When Choosing Living Room Blinds

  • Choosing colours and patterns that blend seamlessly with your interior scheme
  • No drill functionality for hassle-free and toolless installation
  • A design that can be layered with a curtain if you’re looking for an extra cosy touch

Best Blinds for Bedrooms

Whether you’re looking for a bedroom blind for a classic and traditional or chic and contemporary scheme, it’s important that you look for a design that can help you block out bright lights to help you get a great night’s sleep and retains your privacy.

Features To Look Out For When Choosing Bedroom Blinds

  • Blackout and thermal linings for helping you block out light and improve insulation
  • Colours and patterns that pair with your interior scheme
  • Designs that offer enhanced privacy for overlooked bedrooms, such as Double Roller Blinds
  • Electric options that provide additional privacy and enhanced light control

Best Blinds for Bedrooms

Best Blinds for BiFold Doors

Due to the tricky nature of BiFold Doors, you’ll want a blind that features a slimline design that won’t get in the way of their concertina style opening. Explore our buyers guide for BiFold Door Blinds and see our top recommendations, including no drill thermal styles, day and night styles for privacy and more.

What are the best blinds for BiFold Doors?

Features To Look Out For When Choosing BiFold Blinds

  • Choosing a no drill style that clips directly to your uPVC window
  • A blind that offers privacy during the day and night, especially with homes that are overlooked by neighbors
  • Cordless, convenient operation to prevent trip hazards