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How to Look After Your Conservatory

How to Look After Your Conservatory

This valuable social space in the home requires regular attention – just like you would give to any other room or even your car or caravan. Knowing how to look after your conservatory means that you will be able to enjoy it for many years to come, ...

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How to Choose the Right Window Blinds Colour

Here at Blind Technique, we often talk about the technical performance of our custom blinds but sometimes your journey to find the right window dressing for you and your home, starts with just how to choose the right window blinds colour. Design is j...

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Benefits of Plantation Shutters

Features and Benefits of Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters can be described as a panel of large horizontal slats or louvres set into their own frames. Once fully open, they maximise light and air circulation; once fully closed they maximise your privacy and yet they can be precisely angle...

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How to install an Awning

How to Install an Awning onto a Brick Wall

Summer is most definitely here – as the recent heatwave would indicate – so you may be thinking about purchasing an Awning and perhaps even installing it yourself. At Blind Technique, we would encourage all our customers to find a reputable su...

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How to Pick the Best Window Dressings

How to Pick the Best Window Dressings

If you are looking for tips on how to pick the best window dressings then you are surely looking to buy the perfect fabric, fit and finish. Surely the optimal way to achieve this level of perfection is with the investment purchase of custom blinds. ...

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the benefits of Roman Blinds

The Benefits of Roman Blinds for Your Home

Roman Blinds are renowned within interior design for their luxurious look plus timeless and elegant design. It is a highly decorative style of window dressing and if custom-made, makes the best use of your choice of fabric via its inherent soft loopi...

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Venetian Blinds vs. Vertical Blinds: Which is Right for My Home?

Venetian Blinds vs. Vertical Blinds: Which is Right for My Home?

At first glance you may think that Venetian Blinds and Vertical Blinds are interchangeable. Both types are easily recognisable as being constructed from slats or louvres which can be tilted to control light and privacy levels within the home. Vene...

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Affordable Quality Blinds - Vertical Blinds

What Are The Most Affordable Quality Blinds for your Home?

Choosing affordable quality blinds is to view the price point of your preferred options in relation to the budget you have in mind when you are in the market to purchase them – whether custom made or off the shelf. Buying a blind ‘off the shel...

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What are Plantation Blinds?

Types of Blinds: What are Plantation Blinds?

You may have considered custom blinds or made to measure curtains made from a fabric of your choice but yet you may still be looking for something completely different to suit your traditional or modern home. You may be asking this exact question –...

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Improve Your Rental Yields with These Property Updates

Improve Your Rental Yields with These Property Updates

Many of our customers are not just homeowners but they are also landlords too. The increasingly buoyant rental market here in the UK means you can see a credible return on investment as you improve your rental yields with property update suggestions ...

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Is It Time To Change Your Blinds

Is it Time to Change Your Blinds?

Window dressings, as beautiful as they are, do not last forever. You may start to observe significant deterioration and discolouration (both fading and yellowing) of the blind material after approximately five years’ service. It is generally recomm...

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how to sleep better in the summer

How to Sleep Better in The Summer Months

The early morning summer light can make you feel like you are rising earlier and earlier in the mornings this season – but don’t despair, help is at hand. You need to combat light and temperature in order to discover how to sleep better in the su...

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how to make home brighter

Tips For How to Make Your Home Brighter

Spring is here which naturally leads into Summer and from the early morning to the late evening light will flood into our homes. If you are looking to embrace the light by finding tips on how to make home brighter, here at Blind Technique we have a s...

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room darkening blinds

Why You Should Invest in Room Darkening Blinds

We always talk about greeting the early morning with optimism for the day ahead as we pull up our custom blinds and throw back our made to measure curtains – but what if your sleep has been disturbed the night before? Would room darkening blinds be...

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spring home refresh

Tips for a Spring Home Refresh Ready for Summer

Spring can be a challenging season to dress your home for, as the temperature can still drop unexpectedly. You may still wish to reach for your winter throw or your sofa blanket during these times. Yet, warmer weather is on the way so it is time to d...

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how to declutter your bedroom

How to Declutter Your Bedroom Efficiently

So, you have the perfect colour scheme, the right custom blinds but then you realise you don’t yet have the clean lines of a perfectly ordered bedroom – what should you do? There are plentiful ways you can discover how to declutter your bedroom. ...

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How to transform your kitchen with Duo-Vision Blinds

Learn How to Transform your Kitchen with Small Details

How to transform your kitchen with Blind Technique When considering just how you might learn how to transform your kitchen, there are a host of small details for you to try.   How to transform your kitchen with blinds One way to organise your ...

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The best methods to get rid of streaks on windows

The best methods to get rid of streaks on windows

It is fair to say that many of us have a love-hate relationship when it comes to our windows. They allow the so beautiful and important sunlight through, and they also allow us to enjoy the outside world and nature from the comfort of our own homes. ...

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Inspirational fabrics and blinds

Things to Consider When Cleaning Fabric Blinds

As the task to clean fabric blinds comes around every so often, it is worthwhile to take some time to find out what the best methods are. Whether you clean your blinds every season or yearly, here at Blind Technique we have put together some top tips...

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Shutters to Dress a Bay Window Sill

How to Dress a Bay Window Sill 

Bay windows can certainly be some of the most beautiful and eye-catching features of period houses. Many Victorian buildings for example boast gorgeous and sometimes very large bay windows. For the very nature of their architecture, Victorian-style h...

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Window Blinds Greenford

Tips For Keeping Elderly Safe at Home

Particularly over the past couple of years, we learnt that keeping elderly people safe at home is of paramount importance, especially when distance or work commitments prevent us from visiting them on a regular basis. That is why it is so important ...

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Popular Window Shutters

Popular Shutter Styles For Your Window

If you would like to dress your windows in a chic and stylish way, shutter blinds could be what you are looking for? Because of their unique general design, they will complement all home styles: from traditional Victorian or Edwardian, to more modern...

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Child Safe Roller Blinds Logo

Why are child safe roller blinds so important?

Choosing new blinds for our homes is certainly something very exciting and uplifting, particularly if we have just bought our new dream pad, or maybe invested time and effort on a rewarding renovation project. With so many materials, patterns, colour...

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Traditional Living Room

Traditional Living Room Decor Ideas

One could argue that over the past few years it has become increasingly rarer to see and experience homes that showcase a more traditional and elegant decor. Recently we all have learnt to spend much longer in our homes, particularly in our living ro...

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best blinds for kitchens

Room Inspiration: The Best Blinds for Kitchens

When choosing the best blinds for kitchens - the place so many of us think of when we picture the ‘heart of the home,’ consider all options. The kitchen is the hub of family time - where we often cook together, eat together and discuss successes ...

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most popular window blinds

Our Top 5 Most Popular Window Blinds!

Sometimes it is good to know just what our top 5 most popular window blinds are, if you find you are spoilt for choice at Blind Technique. We know our custom blinds deliver on both quality and price every time - but our valued customers may choose th...

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what are INTU blinds

Types of Blinds: What are INTU Blinds?

Finding out just what are INTU blinds could provide you with the ideal window dressing solution you have been diligently searching for -  if you are dressing a home ready for sale, moving home, if the rooms in your home are constantly occupied or ev...

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best blinds for the conservatory

Room Inspiration: The Best Blinds for The Conservatory

Many of our valued customers at Blind Technique take the time to share with us the fact that, when choosing the best blinds for the conservatory, that this room probably remains the most challenging social space to maintain within the home. Maximi...

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best blinds for windows with condensation

The Best Blinds for Windows with Condensation

Condensation appears as the result of just the right combination of humidity and temperature causing water droplets to settle as opposed to disburse or evaporate. Managing air and moisture levels can be a commonplace and a problematic issue potential...

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Roller Blinds vs Plantation Shutters

Roller Blinds vs. Plantation Shutters: Which Is Right for My Home?

When offered a genuinely comprehensive range of truly customisable window dressings, such as that available at Blind Technique, it is only natural to compare your firm favourites on your short-list before deciding on the custom blinds which will suit...

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The Benefits of Blinds for your Home

The Benefits of Blinds for your Home

Blind Technique’s thoughts on the benefits of blinds We think that the true benefits of blinds, especially custom blinds, must be to experience the genuine joy of the possible. When looking for your next window dressing to deliver on the benefi...

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Best Blinds for Bathrooms

Room Inspiration: The Best Blinds for Bathrooms

Bathrooms are all about the non-negotiable and effective management of privacy and humidity. You need custom blinds which deliver against both these essential considerations for you to truly relax within this precious sanctuary space at home. The bes...

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Best Blinds for Privacy

The Best Blinds for Privacy In Your Home

When thinking about the best blinds for privacy within the home; we believe that one of the best things about creating your custom blinds is the opportunity to truly customise the view – both when looking out and more importantly – when looking i...

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Wooden vs Aluminium Venetian Blinds

Wooden vs Aluminium Venetian Blinds: Which Is Right for My Home?

Purpose. This is often the answer to the wooden vs aluminium venetian blinds debate. Define your purpose and you will often find the right venetian blind for your home. Think aesthetic, function and ease of operation alongside which rooms and indeed ...

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Best Blinds for Offices

Room Inspiration: The Best Blinds for Offices

Genuinely enjoy every day at the office, whether at work or at home, with the best custom blinds to support your light and privacy needs, from Blind Technique. When thinking about the best blinds for offices, you may prefer choices which are easy to ...

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BBSA - our professional membership

Supplier Spotlight Series : BBSA – our professional membership

Welcome to the final post of our twelve blog spotlight series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on BBSA, the British Blind and Shutter ...

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best blinds to keep heat in

The Best Blinds to Keep Heat in Your Home

Autumn 2021 is well and truly here. The gradual, natural drop in temperature may mean that you are now looking for the best blinds to keep heat in at home. Daytime habits change too. When we go out, we tend to wrap up warm and on our return, look to ...

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independent reviews

Supplier Spotlight Series : our independent reviews - Checkatrade and Which? Trusted Traders

Welcome to the penultimate post of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Checkatrade and Which...

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Blind Technique Roman Blinds and Curtains - Considering 0% finance options

Supplier Spotlight Series : Omni Capital – 0% Finance Options

Welcome to the tenth of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Omni Capital who we work with to...

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Blind Technique Recent Local Installation of Roller Blinds

An Introduction to Different Blind Types with Blind Technique

When looking for your next new custom blinds it can seem like there are a lot of different blind types on offer. Blind Technique have over 35 years’ experience within the custom Blinds Industry so let us talk you through seven of the most popular d...

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The best way to measure windows for blinds Surveying Home Appointments with Blind Technique

What Is the Best Way to Measure Windows for Blinds?

At Blind Technique we genuinely appreciate that the key to the success of any or in fact all of the custom blinds we make or sell, lies in the exact fit when installed by a member of our friendly and professional installation team. Our family run bus...

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Calypso tieback Hallis Hudson custom curtains accessories

Supplier Spotlight Series : Hallis Hudson – accessorise custom curtains in style

Welcome to the ninth of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is all about custom curtains so is shining a supplier spotlight on ...

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Supplier Spotlight Series : Wo und Wo – Awnings achieving “sunlight design”

Welcome to the eighth of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Wo und Wo, whose awnings are su...

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Supplier Spotlight Series : Velux – a genuine perfect fit

Welcome to the seventh of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Velux as we supply and fit gen...

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Supplier Spotlight Series : Luxaflex® - enjoy stylish yet practical privacy and UV protection

Welcome to the sixth of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Luxaflex® who offer the key ope...

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Supplier Spotlight Series : Somfy - the art and science of our motorised blinds

Welcome to the fifth of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Somfy, who provide us with the h...

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Supplier Spotlight Series : S:Craft - window shutters

Welcome to the fourth of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on S:Craft, who provide us with ou...

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Supplier Spotlight Series - Romo Fabrics

Welcome to the third of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Romo, who supply our fabric opti...

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Supplier Spotlight Series - Eclipse Fabrics

Welcome to the second of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Eclipse, one of our valued fabr...

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Supplier Spotlight Series - Louvolite Fabrics

Welcome to the first of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the suppliers we are proud to work with to serve you, our valued customers at Blind Technique! This week’s blog is shining a supplier spotlight on Louvolite who supply our ple...

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Service Spotlight Series - Cleaning, Care and Maintenance

Welcome to the last of the twelve blog spotlights in this series on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! Once your custom blinds are installed and you are perfectly happy with both the products and service we have ...

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Service Spotlight Series - Aftersales

Welcome to the eleventh of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! We would like to take this opportunity to reassure our valued customers that our relationship with you doesn’t end when yo...

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Service Spotlight Series - Running Repairs Advice

Welcome to the tenth of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! Sometimes in the course of the lifetime of custom blinds, curtains, shutters and awnings you may encounter a situation when you...

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Service Spotlight Series - Conservatory Blinds Expertise

Welcome to the ninth of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! When you start a business, you often begin by focussing on offering your best product or service to your customers. When we est...

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Service Spotlight Series - Customer Service

Welcome to the eighth of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! Did you know that we have a dedicated Customer Service team available to assist you, our valued customers, here at Blind Techn...

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Service Spotlight Series - Fabric Sample Service

Welcome to the seventh of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! After over 35 years’ experience within the custom blinds industry we know and appreciate that both form and functionality a...

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Service Spotlight Series - Bespoke solutions

Welcome to the sixth of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! Did you know we are a family run business with over 35 years’ experience within the custom blinds industry? Our flagship product...

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Service Spotlight Series - Commercial expertise

Welcome to the fifth of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! We often talk about our knowledge, skills and experience within the residential market advising our valued customers on the best ...

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Service Spotlight Series - In-house Manufacture

Welcome to the fourth of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! Did you know that we have our own in-house manufacturing capabilities here at our Office, Showroom and Workshop location in East...

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Service Spotlight Series - Sales and The Showroom

Welcome to the third of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! When considering new custom blinds you need a blinds industry expert to guide you through all the options available. You may con...

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Service Spotlight Series - Home Installation Appointments

Welcome to the second of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! Once you have chosen your custom blinds from us after a Surveying Home Appointment, agreed your quotation and had all your qu...

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Service Spotlight Series - Surveying Home Appointments

Welcome to the first of twelve blog spotlights on the services we are proud to offer our customers at Blind Technique! When you are choosing to refresh or change your home décor you need peace of mind that the custom blinds expert you select prov...

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Spotlight Series – Velux & Skylight Roof Blinds

Welcome to the last product spotlight piece in this series to be published here on our blog! When decorating your loft rooms one key piece to consider is how to dress your Velux or skylight windows. Blind Technique supply and fit genuine Velux Bl...

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Spotlight Series – Intu Blinds

Welcome to penultimate product spotlight piece to be published here on our blog! If you need a fuss-free window dressings solution which can update your home décor instantly, why not consider INTU Blinds which we offer at Blind Technique? INT...

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Spotlight Series – Pleated Blinds

Welcome to the second of twelve product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Let me outline for you step by step the features of Pleated Blinds, the benefits they offer you – our valued customers – plus provide the answers to your...

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Spotlight Series – Wooden Venetian Blinds

Welcome to the tenth product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! A Wooden Venetian Blind is versatile enough to find the perfect spot in every room of the home and there are three ranges for you to choose from here at Blind Techniq...

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Spotlight Series – Vertical Blinds

Welcome to the ninth product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Vertical blinds offer you a completely different visual and operational window dressing for your home or home office. The key to this versatility is in the unique verti...

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Spotlight Series – Roman Blinds

Welcome to the eighth of the product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! This luxurious looking blind is highly decorative and makes the best use of your choice of fabric via its soft looping structure. Plus, it is a personal favourit...

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Remote Controlled Blinds

Spotlight Series – Electric Blinds And Motorisation

Welcome to the seventh product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Here at Blind Technique we are always looking for ways to ensure the window dressings you choose fit seamlessly into your home design and one product which does just...

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Spotlight Series – Venetian Blinds

Welcome to the sixth of twelve product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Today the spotlight falls quite naturally on one of our most flexible, versatile and aesthetically pleasing window covering solutions, available here at Blind ...

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Spotlight Series – Allusion Blinds

Welcome to the fifth of twelve product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Allusion Blinds are a relatively new style of blind that can be compared to a vertical blind in terms of the hardware and operation yet have a very different ...

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Spotlight Series – Duo-vision Blinds

Welcome to the fourth of twelve product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Duo Vision blinds are a new type of blind that is quite similar to a roller blind by design. In fact, Duo Vision blinds are also called DuoRol, Twist, Vision...

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Spotlight Series – Perfect Fit Blinds

Welcome to the third of twelve product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Perfect Fit blinds are one of the more recent revelations when it comes to window blinds, a real game-changer for many new build homes and the new modern wind...

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Spotlight Series – Roller Blinds

Welcome to the first of twelve product spotlight pieces to be published here on our blog! Let me outline for you step by step the features of Roller Blinds, the benefits they offer you – our valued customers – plus provide the answers to your f...

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  • REALLY impressed by every aspect of our order with Blind Technique. The staff were, without exception, readily accessible (a big plus these days), friendly, engaged, and professional. We knew what was going on at every stage and the final outcome is superb; the plantation blinds look and feel well made and have added very positively to the look of the front of our house.

    Great Customer Service
  • Keep going exactly as you are. Perfect service and goods, many thanks.

    Ms Sagan, Eastcote Middlesex.
  • Very good service, very nice fitter.

    T. Malorsey.
  • Our new blinds are perfect. Thank you particularly to Ryan your fitter who worked around our schedule at such short notice

    Mr Craven in Surrey.
  • Hooray we can now enjoy sitting in our conservatory. It is amazing what a difference the roof blinds have made to the temperature… we only wish we had found you sooner.

    Mr Hagley, Chiswick
  • A big thank you to all of the team at Blind Technique. Very impressed with the professional service – we will definitely use you again. We are delighted to be able to use our conservatory all year round!

    Mrs Barnes in Watford
  • We are so grateful to you for fitting our shutters in time for Christmas. They look fantastic. Wishing you and all your staff a wonderful Christmas.

    Mr Lindley, London