What Blinds to Put into Your Home

Posted on March 7th, 2014

Decorating a home can be fun and challenging at the same time. There are so many decisions to make. You will have to decide what wall colour you’d like and then try to get your hardware store to match the colour of your choice as closely as possible. You’ll have to choose between carpet, hardwood and tile, what furniture to buy, whether or not you should use curtains or Blinds, the list goeson and on. But if you take the process and look at it as a project and always have the in mind, then you’ll have an immense amount of fun getting your home ready and perfected just the way you want it.

How to choose a wall colour.

When choosing a wall colour it is important to know what materials you’re dealing with. Colours will look differently on wallpaper than they will on sheetrock or concrete. If you’re not certain, it’s always best to consult a professional. You will also want to think about the atmosphere that you are trying to create. This will help you to determine whether the colours that you should be looking at are on the darker or lighter end of the spectrum. Also consider the furniture and decorative pieces that you have and are keen on placing in the specific room and ensure that the colour that you choose will accompany these pieces well.

Deciding between tile and wooden flooring.

There are many reasons why one would choose wooden flooring over tile and also many reasons why one would choose tile over wood. The gloss of tile coupled with how easy it is to clean makes it a great option as does the variety of different colours and designs that you can purchase them in. However, the fact that tile can be rather slippery and in a lot of cases aren’t as durable as wooden floors goes against them a lot of the times. With wooden floors, you won’t have to deal with the slippery feeling and in addition, they don’t tend to get as cold as tile flooring does. The downside, however is that, in places such as the bathroom and kitchen where there may be a lot of moisture, wooden flooring is not as ideal as tile. If you are stuck between the two because you love both of them equally then think about incorporating them in different rooms. Tile will work great in the bathrooms and a living room, and you’ll be able to give bedrooms that cozy feeling by finishing it off with a wooden floor.

Blinds or curtains?

This is another tough decision for many people who are redecorating their home. Some like the flow that comes with Curtains in Sydney but can’t seem to get over the fact that no matter what they do, they just can’t seem to shut all the light out. Another reservation many have when it comes to blinds is that they don’t think that they will be able to find something that matches their interior just right. Though this might have been true in previous years, today, there are an abundance of option where blinds are concerned. Blinds come in many different designs, patterns, styles, colours, textures, you name it, you’ll be able to find it in blinds. They are also exactly what you need to shut out light and get more privacy in your home. Roller blinds, for example, are great at keeping the light out, and even on the brightest days, if you pull them down, you’ll be surprised to see just how dark things are inside. Another thing that is increasing in popularity is the combining of drapes and curtains. Because drapes can be easily tucked away, with just a pull of a string, and even when they’re rolled down, the very neatly cover your windows, adding both curtains and blinds to a windows work very well together.

If you’re looking to introduce blinds to your home, or you already have blinds but are looking to get something more modern and chic, Blind Inspiration is waiting to help you realize your dreams. They have got a wide selection to choose from, and you will be able to find something that you just have to take home.


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  • We had Blind Inspirations install plantation shutters to our house in February, 2015. They still look as good as the day they went in and we have never had any problems with their operation. It's not everyday that I feel so good about a supplier that I bother to comment on a product 3 years later but our experience with these guys was so good and has been faultless. Thanks Jenny and the crew

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