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What Are The Most Energy Efficient Window Coverings?

Winter is on its way, and that means the cold weather is not far off! Heating is a great way to stay warm, but if you don’t have the right coverings on your windows, you’re essentially throwing your money out of them! Good window coverings will keep the heat in by keeping a layer of air between your cold window and the rest of your warm house. Air is a bad conductor and a great insulator, so the bigger and more protected the layer of air, the less heat is escaping

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Keep Cool This Summer with Plantation Shutters

The weather’s heating up! More and more Aussies are looking for affordable and effective ways to keep their homes cool through the sweltering summer months. Thankfully, we have the answer—plantation shutters. Here are just a few reasons why installing plantation shutters is a smart choice this summer season. 1. Shutters are environmentally friendly Plantation shutters are the most environmentally-friendly window coverings in the world. Since they’re made from durable and long-lasting materials, they can hang for twenty or more years without needing replacement! Not only do plantation shutters keep your home

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How To Pair Blinds And Curtains

Make your Central Coast home stand out by creating a quick and easy focal point for any room. Pairing blinds and curtains gives you the chance to match contrasting and layered style choices while keeping the practicality of your window coverings. It can be a great chance to experiment with mixing textures, patterns, colours and styles. Whether practical or stylish, the finished result will always look gorgeous and work twice as hard at ensuring you have the light control and the privacy you deserve. But what’s the secret formula for a

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What Blinds Are Best For Bathrooms?

For the bathroom, blinds are an excellent choice because they offer privacy and light control at the same time. But selecting the suitable material for blinds for bathrooms can make a massive difference in their appearance and longevity. You need to ensure that your blinds fill three essential requirements for your bathroom: privacy, durability, and light control. You may end up with mould, damage, and products that do not last as long as they should in your wet areas if you choose the wrong window treatments. Let’s look at some of

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How to choose the right type of blinds for your home

If you are looking to spruce up your home with a new set of blinds, you need to be sure that you choose the ones which perfectly match your space. If you make the right choice, the room will be much brighter for it – figuratively and maybe literally. Keep reading to learn Ron Ayton’s top tips for choosing the right blinds for your home. Table of Contents How much light do you want to let in? People obviously choose blinds because they want a way to reduce incoming light, but

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How to choose the right coloured curtains for your Central Coast home

Curtains are a great addition to any Central Coast home with many benefits to enjoy, including privacy and light control. They can also be a great feature piece and will have a major impact when used correctly. This means that when choosing your curtains, it is important to find the best fit for your Central Coast home. At Ron Ayton, we recognise this and have put together this guide on finding the right coloured curtains to help you. What will be discussed Consider your existing room colour, patterns and schemes It

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How to choose the right type of plantation shutters for different rooms

Thinking about installing lovely plantation shutters into your home? Plantation shutters are a wonderful, stylish and timeless addition to any house. Their sleek, classical design complements most indoor spaces. Furthermore, their dynamic ability to manipulate the elements by letting in air and light gives you greater control over your indoor environment. Plantation shutters also increase the value of the property they are installed in, making them an excellent long-term economic option. But deciding which plantation shutters to put in different rooms can be tough. The main factors to consider are materials,

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How To Properly Clean Venetian Blinds And Vertical Blinds

It’s important to properly clean your Venetian blinds and vertical blinds if you want to maintain their condition for as long as possible. While blinds look good in almost any setting, they can get dusty quickly, which is why some people put off cleaning them. When you do get around to the task, the dust has built up. With regular cleaning, your blinds will stand the test of time and your whole house will feel much cleaner. How To Clean Venetian Blinds Venetian blinds are a popular choice because they’re functional

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