Finding the perfect living space is just the first step to creating a lovely home for spending wonderful moments with family and friends. A few moths ago my husband and I decided it was time to move into a bigger house, so that each of our three boys can have his own room and they no longer have to argue about who will sleep next to the window or who will has the biggest wardrobe. After looking at different properties for a whole month, we finally found the perfect house in a peaceful neighbourhood. The spacious living room and the large backyard are the things that I love the most about my new home. Back in our old house we had no backyard at all, so my boys would often make a mess paying inside. Now, we have a large outdoor space where they can enjoy playing fun games with their friends, while I can welcome my guests in style in my grand living room. As for my husband he was instantly impressed by the big garage space of the house, so I didn’t have to convince him that much that this was the perfect one for us.
Creating a hypoallergenic home is the first step to comfortable and healthy living. This is especially important for those people who suffer from some kind of condition that affects the respiratory system such as asthma. Having clean and fresh air in your home can considerably alleviate your asthma symptoms. Accumulation of allergens such as dust particles and pollen inside you home is the main reason for poor air quality. Such allergens can lead to coughing, sneezing and shortness of breath even to people who don’t have asthma or other kind of respiratory problems. Window treatments are the elements that can easily allow the accumulation of dust particles, pollen and other allergens. Therefore, getting rid of your curtains or blinds that get dirty easily and are difficult to clean is the first step to creating a heather living environment for your family. Continue reading
Venetian blinds are becoming quite the trend in these modern times. It seems that every person I know is installing them in their homes. I started to think about it and I did some research. I found out why so many people are opting for these blinds. They have an enormous list of benefits, but don’t worry, I won’t list and explain them all, no one has the time for that. Instead, I’ve listed a few things that I found to be the most beneficial when it comes to venetian blinds. However, you must always remember to measure venetian blinds and how they will fit your windows so that you can have that perfect fit, everyone looks far and wide for.
Venetian blinds are the perfect window treatment that can be found in many homes around the world. They are the perfect way to embellish the windows of your home since they look fashionable. Moreover, they are the perfect “weapon” for blocking out the light and heat and are an added element to any home’s architecture.
Nowadays, venetian blinds are way more advanced compared with the past, and because are available in tons of different materials, colours and slat sizes, they have been used both for commercial and residential use. However, the best way to give your windows the right charm is with wooden and aluminium venetian blinds.
Aluminium blinds are the perfect way to dress up your windows and they can surely beat the wooden ones because of the many advantages they offer. First and most important, aluminium venetian blinds are lightweight, resilient and sturdy, and easier to maintain than wooden blinds. They are waterproof and offer great durability, functionality and affordability.
When it comes to the look, they come in several attractive finishes like painted and metallic, in order to meet any customers needs. When compared to any other type of blinds, experts say that the Aluminium blinds usually last longer and that is why they provide great worth for money. They are the highest and most affordable option you have, and the easiest one to clean. All you need is a soft or dust cloth. Simple as that.
Wooden blinds can be easily found in home improvement stores. They can create a warm and natural feeling in any room they are installed. And their main benefit is that it can be stained almost in any colour in order to match your furniture. They also offer a comforting look because of their strong wood grain and texture, but when it comes to the application, they are not suitable in humid places. So, if you are planning to install timber blinds, they are not the best option you have because of their mild and mildew problems. Moreover, timber venetian blinds cannot be cleaned with water as water may cause them curve and warp. Cleaning them with a duster or soft cloth is enough, but keep in mind that they can absorb grease which can be difficult to remove.
Bottom line, be it for your kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, living room, kids room, lounge room or even office, aluminium venetian blinds are the best option you have. Aluminium blinds cannot warp and fade when exposed to direct light and heat, making them the perfect choice for any type of room.