How to Decorate Windows for Christmas

The festive season is almost here and it’s time to give your home the Christmas look. You’ve probably already thought about other Christmas decorations such as your tree and lights, but what about your blinds and windows? Here are some Christmas decor ideas to give you some inspiration on how to decorate your windows for […]

What are Venetian Blinds?

Ever wondered ‘what are Venetian blinds’? In simple terms, Venetian blinds are window blinds made up of horizontal slats that offer a great alternative to curtains. These slats can be adjusted while the blind is down to control how much light comes into the room. From the origin of their name to the benefits they […]

What are Day and Night / Twist Vision Blinds?

There’s a brand new style of blinds on the market and everyone is talking about it. Day and Night blinds, otherwise known as Twist Vision Blinds, are growing in popularity. Luckily for our important customers we supply and install these wonderful new blinds. This month, we’re here to tell you what Day and Night blinds […]

5 Conservatory Dressing Room Ideas

Looking for some conservatory dressing room ideas? Conservatories are a great space to sit down and relax, giving you a chance to get away from the fast-moving world. They also provide you with additional space to further stamp your personality on your home. With this in mind, you’ll want to make sure your conservatory is […]

Blackout Blinds vs Blackout Curtains

Are you finding that too much daylight is getting into a certain room in your home? Whether this outside light is causing your room to become too hot and uncomfortable or it’s causing your screen to glare during an important video call for work, a blackout blind or curtain could be the answer for you. […]

Spring Décor Ideas to Transform Your Home

As the weather warms up and spring approaches, it’s time to wave goodbye to winter and start thinking of ways to brighten up our homes. Spring cleaning and decorating your home go hand-in-hand and are a great way to give your space a fresh feel. Whether you’re looking to go all out with redecorating your […]

How to Get Natural Light into a Dark Room

A light, bright room is not only instantly welcoming, but can also have health-boosting benefits. A dark room is sure to do the opposite, feeling small and cold, so lighten up those dark spaces by finding ways to maximise natural light opportunities. Benefits of natural light The benefits of bringing more natural light into our lives are […]

The Dangers of Not Getting Enough Sunlight

As well as making everything look nicer, sunlight is important for our health for a number of reasons. In this article, the team at Allegro Blinds are going to look at why the sun’s rays are so beneficial to us, and how blinds can help us get enough. Health risks associated with inadequate sunlight exposure […]

The Best Blinds for Ground Floor Windows

Being on the ground floor of an apartment building or an office has its perks; the main advantage being that there is no need to climb the stairs. However, one of the potential drawbacks of occupying the ground floor is that your windows are at eye level for passers-by, so there’s the likelihood that people […]

Best Blinds for Night Shift Workers

Night shifts are a particularly demanding form of work, namely because it requires you to completely reverse the natural human sleeping pattern for days (and nights) at a time. While you may be tired after a night shift, it can be difficult to get to sleep during daylight hours – unless you have blinds that […]