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Work With A View
Just before finishing for Christmas, one of my last fittings was 2 very large roller blinds overlooking Torquay Harbour. It was a lovely winter’s day and what a stunning view to end the year. Here’s a picture for my blog readers…   If you would like a quote, or just…
Feature Roller Blinds
Sometimes a Blind is just for sun protection or privacy, but other times it can become a feature of the room.  This picture blind is one of many similar in my range and finished of this redecorated bedroom perfectly.   If you would like a quote, or just some advice,…
Wooden Venetian Blinds are very popular these days and becoming more popular are the ones with ladder tapes.  These give the Blind a more classical look, as opposed to the ladder strings.  If you would like a quote for Wooden Venetians, or just some advice, then fill out the form…
I recently visited an old customer, who I fitted Roller Blinds for in her conservatory a few years ago.  The old Polycarbonate roof had been replaced with a glass one, but now need the added protection of Blinds.   To cut out glare and provide extra insulation I fitted Pleated…
I was sad to here of the recent sudden passing of former Torquay United stalwart Ian Twitchen.  A wonderful servant to the club and one of the mainstays of the team my Dad managed in the mid seventies.  This is a picture of that team with my Dad bottom right…
I recently fitted over 40 Blinds, of varying types, to a new build in Sandygate, Newton Abbot.  From Romans in the kitchen, to Wooden Venetians in the bedrooms, several Blackout Velux Rollers, a Waterproof Roller Blind in the wet room and finally Perfect Fit Pleated Blinds to ground floor windows,…
It was a beautiful mid winters morning when I fitted these 13 Perfect Fit Pleated Blinds in Cockwood, near Dawlish.  As you can see stunning views back up the Exe towards Exeter.  Cheered up my customer as they had just returned from Australia, watching England lose the ashes.
My first visit to the new Wembley stadium was a nice Christmas present from my eldest son Matt and his wife Emma.   To make it better, my team West Ham, managed to hold Matts’ team Spurs, to a 1-1 draw.  Having been to a few matches at the old…
Last Golf Of The Year
It may have been in late December, but what a glorious day for my last round of golf for the year.  Looking back up the Exe from Dawlish Warren, past Starcross towards Exeter, where it looks a bit darker overhead.   If you would like a quote or some advice…
New Years Eve Rugby
During my Xmas & New Year break I took in the New Years Eve Aviva Premiership  clash between league leaders Exeter Chiefs and Leicester, at Sandy Park. I managed to get 2 quality seats, due to a friends illness and as you can see was sat just in front of…