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How To Winter-Proof Your Home With Blinds And Plantation Shutters

May 15, 2018

Has the winter chill come to surprise you? As the cooler days come more abundantly, it’s the best time to make sure your warm is prepared for the upcoming winter months.

If you’re sick of worrying about your rising electricity or gas bills while keeping warm, install blinds or plantation shutters for your home. These window furnishings are made of strong materials that act as extra insulation for your home. The right kind of blinds or plantation shutters will help keep the warm air in your home while blocking our cool breezes and winds.

Need help finding the right window furnishings for your place? Here are a few tips and tricks to help you find the right blinds and plantation shutters for your Melbourne home:

Choose blinds made for your windows

Going from store to store can get overwhelming. With so many different window furnishings available it can be easy to just pick out a general kind of blinds or plantation shutters. However, not all windows are made the same. Every home is unique. That’s why it’s best to have your windows measured and assessed by professionals. Fitting your home with tailored window furnishings will ensure you get the full benefits of the furnishing’s insulation capabilities.

Pay attention to the material

One of the major factors that help blinds and plantation shutters keep your space warm is the material it utilises. The right materials, whether it’s thick fabrics or durable timber make a big difference in how well your window furnishings will keep your home nice and cosy. Invest in high-quality fabrics, timbers and PVC to ensure your window treatments are working efficiently as winter-proofing furnishings.

Know which blinds suit your room

Any kind of high-quality blinds and plantation shutters can provide reliable insulation. But you have to know which ones suit your room. For instance, your bathroom or kitchen will require both an insulation-focused and water-proof window treatment. While bedrooms, living rooms and other common areas need to strike a balance of both climate and light control. Talk to a consultant in a showroom to learn more about the best kind of blinds and plantations there are for each individual space.

Don’t forget about outdoor blinds

Staying warm indoors is a necessity during the cooler months. However, winter-proofing your home can go beyond the four walls. Outdoor blinds also help tremendously against the harsh winds and temperatures of Winter. Having added insulation outdoors could be exactly what your home needs to stave off the excess electricity or gas bills for heating.

Want to warm up your home with reliable blinds or plantation shutters? Get in touch with our Awesome Blinds team today. We have a variety of window furnishings available for homes across Melbourne and Sydney. Call us now 1300 550 552 on to install our range of window treatments for Winter.

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