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 […]

How to Insulate Your Windows for Winter

As the colder months approach, you may be looking into how to insulate your windows for winter in order to prevent heat loss and keep your home warm and cosy. If you’re experiencing a cold draft in your house or feel that your central heating system just isn’t cutting it, your windows may be the […]

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 […]

How to Remove Blinds

Every so often, it’ll be time to take our blinds from our windows, either to clean them, paint a window frame or perhaps replace them with a new window dressing. When that time comes, it’s important that blinds are removed from your window in the correct manner, and Allegro Blinds are going to run through […]

The Security Benefits of Shutters

It’s imperative to any homeowner to do all they can to keep intruders out of their home. From burglar alarms to CCTV, there are many ways to keep prying eyes away from your house. However, physical barriers can be equally as effective, if not more so. Here’s how classic window shutters can help boost security […]

How To Clean Roman Blinds

Cleaning roman blinds isn’t the easiest of tasks. However, Allegro Blinds are on hand to help. Here is a simple guide on how to clean roman blinds to ensure they always look clean and fresh.   Items you may need:   A vacuum cleaner (with upholstery/crevice attachments). A damp cloth. Fabric cleaner (preferably one which […]

Best Blinds & Shutters for Casement Windows

Casement windows can be tricky to dress. From blinds to shutters, it can be difficult to decide on a style which is right for your home. Allegro Blinds are here to advise you on our timeless, versatile window covering solutions.   The best blinds for casement windows There are many different types of blinds that […]

Style Edit: Pantone Colour Of The Year 2019 – Living Coral

It’s hard to deny that ‘living coral’ is a stunning colour and this is why Pantone have announced it to be the colour of 2019! This cheerful colour blends pink and golden undertones together to bring a charming vibrancy to any room to which it is applied. Whether you’re treating your home to a new […]