Blinds by Design – Quality Window Treatments in Central West and Blue Mountains

SHUTTERS OR BLINDS – WHICH ARE MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT?

QUESTION SHUTTERS OR BLINDS – WHICH ARE MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT? ANSWER When it comes to making your home energy efficient, your choice of window coverings can be a game-changer. Research shows that uncovered windows can account for up to 30% of total heat loss from your home. The right window treatments can act as a […]

What about light in outdoor spaces?

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QUESTION What about light in outdoor spaces? ANSWER Outdoor entertaining spaces have become a fantastic extension of our homes. A terrace, deck or courtyard can be a great place to relax and enjoy being in the fresh air. However, the Australian sun can also be incredibly harsh – especially in the middle of the day […]

Speaking of privacy, how do you balance this with the flow of light?

QUESTION Speaking of privacy, how do you balance this with the flow of light? ANSWER All homes – and rooms – will have different requirements when it comes to privacy. With higher density living becoming more common here in Australia, I often find customers are looking for smart ways to ensure privacy, while not restricting […]

What’s your recommendation for managing light-flow through larger windows and doors?

QUESTION What’s your recommendation for managing light-flow through larger windows and doors? ANSWER Here in Australia, we’re fortunate to have a very outdoor-focused lifestyle, and as such, our homes often feature larger doors and windows that connect directly to exterior spaces. These doors and windows are fantastic for letting light in when it’s needed, however, […]

When you’redesigning ahome, what isyour generalapproach tolight?

QUESTION When you’re designing a home, what is your general approach to light? ANSWER Natural light obviously plays an extremely important role in any interior design project. It can lift our moods and can really add to our sense of wellbeing. But that’s not to say that an entire home should be flooded with light […]

Green Initiatives at Blinds by Design and Luxaflex®

QUESTION Green Initiatives at Blinds by Design and Luxaflex® ANSWER In an era where environmental sustainability is no longer just a buzzword but a crucial commitment, businesses across industries are reevaluating their practices to reduce their ecological footprint. One such company leading the way in the realm of sustainable practices is Luxaflex®. Their recent green […]

DIY OR PROFESSIONAL: WHEN TO ENLIST EXPERTS FOR YOUR PROJECT

QUESTION DIY OR PROFESSIONAL: WHEN TO ENLIST EXPERTS FOR YOUR PROJECT ANSWER In the realm of home improvement, the decision to either embark on a do-it-yourself (DIY) journey or hire a seasoned professional can be quite the conundrum. This holds particularly true when it comes to the intricate task of installing window treatments like blinds […]

Experience the Ultimate Darkness with Luxaflex Duette LightLock Shades

QUESTION Experience the Ultimate Darkness with Luxaflex Duette LightLock Shades ANSWER Hello, dear readers! Today, we’re thrilled to introduce you to a game-changing innovation in window treatments – the Luxaflex Duette LightLock Shades. These shades are a perfect blend of beauty, energy efficiency, and unparalleled room darkening capabilities. So, whether you’re a night owl, a […]