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Child Safety Update
  With the child safety regulations having been in force for a few years now,  there are some problems that crop up from time to time. One is that some customers do not like us drilling in their UPVC windows to fit the child safety cleats.  This has now been…
Bi-fold doors are now becoming very popular, particularly on extensions.  The problem is which way to go with shading. Our most practical solution is proving to be tensioned 25mm Venetian Blinds. They’re discreet when raised and very versatile when down. From fully open to totally closed they give a variety…
We take pictures of most of our jobs when finished. Sometimes the photos come out ok and sometimes not. We’re blinds fitters, not photographers. This one however looks like a staged shot for a glossy magazine. However, it was just a quick snap at the end of a long…
As Exeter Chief Fans my partner and I seem to be going to Twickenham every June for the Rugby Premiership Play Off Final. That’s 4 years running Exeter have been in the final, unfortunately only winning once, but a great achievement nonetheless.  From a Championship side 10 years ago to…
A recent week off was spent walking around Britain’s Jurassic Coast, in Dorset. This included a visit to West Bay, site of the TV drama Broadchurch (main picture). We also went to Portland and visited the site of the Olympic monument, erected for the 2012 Olympics sailing events.  From the…
Most of my sales of Wood Venetian Blinds are for white, either with or without matching ladder tapes.  However, some customers still prefer a wood to look like wood. This customer went for the whole house in traditional oak and the effect was stunning. If you would like a quote…
What to put at your french doors for shade and privacy.  If they’re UPVC then Perfect Fit Venetians or Pleated Blinds are the “Perfect” solution. These Perfect Fit Venetians not only transformed the look of the doors, but retained the depth of the room, which wasn’t overly big anyway. If…
What to fit at bay windows?  The popular choice these days seems to be Wood Venetians. This job in Torquay looked really good with the Blinds fitting nicely into the bay. If you want a quote for your bay window then give me a call or fill out the form…
Meet the fleet
As you may have heard or seen, our fleet recently grew from one to two – as did the team! Our marketing guys took some photos recently and this one caught our eye as we thought it showed off the new ‘fleet’ nicely!  …
A recent job, at Kilmorie in Torquay, brought up a common problem with tilt’n’turn windows.  No blind could be fitted to the window, as when opening it would be squeezed against the wall. Fortunately, in this case, there was enough room to fit a wood Venetian above the window and…