What’s the difference between awnings and canopies?

You have probably heard about awnings and canopies in passing but if you’re wondering which one is which – we’re here to help distinguish between the two, so you know exactly what it is you’ve been looking for. To cover the basics, awnings are attached to a building and extend outwards, whereas canopies are freestanding […]

How to Make Your Windows Energy-Efficient

It’s extremely likely that you have already switched on the heating in your home, which makes sense because it’s getting quite chilly out there. However, what doesn’t make sense is wasting energy and paying more than you need to in order to heat your home. With this in mind, Barton Blinds are here to help […]

The Best Blinds For Large Windows

Our home is the one place where we can fully express our individuality and personalities through the choice of colours, upholstery and general fittings. It’s important to many homeowners to achieve the look that reflects us best and whilst some homes like the minimalistic look, others like an explosion of colours and patterns and some […]

Should I Choose Curtains or Blinds?

When deciding on the right window coverings for your home, it’s recommended to weigh up the benefits and drawbacks to ensure you get exactly what you’re looking for. This is why our team of dedicated specialists have put together a guide, so you’re equipped with all you need to know before investing in a curtains […]

How to Style Your Home Like an Interior Designer

How to Style Your Home Like an Interior Designer If you find yourself with home envy, it’s likely that yours needs a little attention in the interior design department. All homes have the potential to be an interior designer’s dream, but the first thing you need to do is listen and work with the advice […]

How Often Should You Change Your Blinds?

How Long Do Blinds Last? Blinds generally require little to no maintenance, as usually, a simple wipe or spot clean will suffice. However, if you’ve noticed that your blinds are looking worn and they’re making your home look unkempt, then… It’s time you changed your blinds. Over time all blinds experience general wear and tear […]

5 Things To Look For In Window Blinds

When buying blinds, it can be hard to know where to start and what it is that you’re really looking for. This is why our professionals have put together a guide to help you to consider the things that’ll matter to you the most, as we only ever provide our customers with the perfect blinds. […]

Autumn/Winter Interior Trends 2016

Though we don’t like to talk about summer coming to an end, the autumn and winter months are fast approaching once more, but just because the weather is suffering doesn’t mean that your blinds have to suffer too. Autumn/winter 2016 comes with a whole host of new design trends in tow for you to sink […]

How to Give Your Blinds a Second Life

Although we’d love to find ourselves with blinds that last forever and ever, at some point they’ll be on their way out and want replacing. Be it because your blinds are tatty, malfunctioning, or simply don’t fit with your decorative vision for your room, you don’t have to resort to binning your old blinds; instead, […]

How to Clean Wooden Blinds

Wooden blinds are one of the most scenic designs for a window adornment out there, instantly setting the tone of a room because of their control of lighting into the space. But if you fail to keep them in good nick you’ll soon find that your rustic blinds are becoming a big focal point of […]