Do cordless blinds last as long as corded?

Whether you’re one of these people that adores trends or someone more rooted in traditional style, any investment in your home needs to have longevity. Taking hard-earned money and pouring it into the aesthetics of each room is something that many of us flourish with – the opportunity to turn these once plain spaces into expressions of our own personality. And for many, especially in this modern age, cordless blinds offer the perfect finishing touch to a room we’ve spent so long perfecting. One question we get asked a lot here at Lifestyle Blinds is, ‘Do cordless blinds last as long as corded?’. And, that’s what we’ll be delving into in today’s blog – is the investment in cordless blinds worth it? 

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Can Vertical Blinds Be Repaired?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – vertical blinds are one of the most practical and stylish options you can choose for your home. Offering an effective way to easily control both light and privacy, they’re no longer just for offices or hospitals. There are options to choose from for every room in the house, from waterproof styles to suit bathrooms and kitchens through to solar reflective designs that help you better manage heating bills. As with all window blinds, some degree of maintenance is required to get the most out of your vertical blinds. And, over time, it’s not uncommon for them to require some form of repair – especially if they’re used regularly in a high-traffic environment. So, can vertical blinds be repaired? Read on to see. 

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Can Cordless Blinds Be Motorised?

While traditional and maximalist styles aren’t going anywhere in 2021, there will always be a place for minimalist interiors too. Clean lines, carefully selected colour palettes and simplicity – reducing bulk has become an obsession for many homeowners. And even in homes where colour and pattern are key, sleek furniture and household accessories still remain a firm favourite. Cordless blinds are the window blind industry’s solution to this. Eliminating the cord and using an internal mechanism instead, they allow you to easily control light and privacy while sitting perfectly into these aesthetical standards. 

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Are Vertical Blinds Still In Style

More than ever, homeowners are looking for ways to bring their homes up to date with the latest trends. Accessories and DIY essentials are becoming cheaper, making them more accessible to a wider audience. And, therefore, changing the look of a room is no longer a significant investment but more so a chance to make your stamp – even if it’s only for a short period of time. Window blinds are one way to refresh the look of a home, giving a new lease of life to any space regardless of the size. For those seeking practicality and style, vertical blinds are a cost-effective and practical choice. But one key question we’re often asked is, seeing as they’ve been around for so long – ‘Are vertical blinds still in style?’. Read on to discover what our experts here at Lifestyle Blinds have to say. 

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White & Colour – The Best Summer Partnership of 2021

Just under 60% of homeowners spent time during the 2020 lockdown refreshing and updating their homes. As we spent more time indoors, our attention became focused on how we could make each and every room perfect. And, we predict that this trend will continue into 2021, with many of us still feeling at our safest indoors. Choosing the right colours is the first step to creating a space you love and there’s something to be said about the power of white. A classic base, the perfect neutral and – for the purpose of this article – a wonderful partner for the brightest, boldest and most eye-catching colours you can think of. If you’re looking to add personality and create a home you’ll love this Summer and many more, white and colour are the way to go. And, we’re particularly passionate about this partnership when it comes to window blinds. Read on to learn more. 

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How to use cordless blinds to their full potential

When it comes to dressing your windows, there are a multitude of options available. While you may be tempted to look for traditional curtains or roller blinds, there are so many more choices out there. One of the most modern and contemporary styles available on the market today are cordless blinds. Safe for use around small children, sleek and suitable for a number of rooms, these window dressings promise to suit the needs of many families. But, how can you get the most out of them and make sure you’re using cordless blinds to their full potential? Read our latest guide here to find out. 

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How to fix my vertical blinds

Here at Lifestyle Blinds, we have been designing and manufacturing window blinds for different homes for many years. We’ve helped our customers to find blinds that keep the light out, that accentuate their home or that help them lower utility bills. We’re also on hand to support those dealing with niggling issues that keep them from making the most out of their blinds. Knowing how to fix your vertical blinds yourself not only allows you to enjoy them for longer but also eliminates the cost of additional labour and ensures you can effectively control light and privacy when needed. This is why we’ve pulled together this guide to help you, with our tips and tricks on how to fix common issues with vertical blinds in your home. 

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Maximalist Interior Design – Finding The Right Blinds To Bring Your Visions To Life

We’re convinced that 2021 is the year for interior design. Yes, we’ve spent the past year in our homes and are now desperate to integrate ourselves back into society. But we’ll bet that many of us are planning ways to bring our loved ones back into our homes. Family dinners, garden parties, even a quiet night in front of the television. And, if you’ve got your calendar packed out already, perhaps it’s time to look at the trends that interior designers are predicting will sweep throughout homes this year. So, in today’s blog, we’ll be talking about one of our favourite trends of 2021 – maximalism. 

Maximalism from Brock Forsblom | Photo credit: desiretoinspire via Pinterest
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Black Window Blinds – How To Style Them In Your Home

Here at Lifestyle Blinds, we believe that every single home should be a reflection of the family living there. Whether you’re in love with traditional details or drawn to something edgier, the right window blinds can help you to create it effortlessly. In 2021, our obsession with statement designs has transcended to a new level with black features being some of the most covetable on the market. Black radiators, black staircases and (you’ve guessed it), black window blinds. When it comes to making a statement, choosing a colour that is so bold yet simplistic is a brave choice – but not one that we think you should cower away from. In today’s blog, we’ll talk you through some of the ways that the Lifestyle Blinds team would style black window blinds in their own homes AND on their Pinterest boards. 

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Improving privacy in your home gym

Restrictions may be lifting and life returning to some form of normality but many of us have still discovered an unwavering love for our homes. Especially for activities that allow us to switch off from stress and focus elsewhere – such as exercising. Home gyms have soared in popularity with sales of exercise bikes rising by 2000% between March and July 2020. As gyms open up their doors and the gateway to indoor classes starts back up, many people are choosing to stick with the convenience of home workouts. And with this, comes the need to find home accessories that work in these unique environments. Enter blinds to help improve privacy in your home gym. 

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