Caring for your wooden blinds

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Wooden blinds keep a room pleasantly shaded while providing a feeling of comfort and elegance. Unfortunately, they also tend to collect dust. To keep your blinds looking good throughout the year, you’ll want to clean them frequently. Fortunately, caring for them is simple as long as you follow a few simple tips.  Don’t get them wet While PVC or fabric blinds can get wet without coming to harm, wooden blinds run the risk of swelling or warping if you get them wet.…

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4 Reasons to Choose Aluminium Over Vinyl for Your Sliding Windows

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If you want to add some sliding windows to your home, you’re probably going to end up choosing between aluminium window frames and vinyl window frames. Aluminium does tend to be a little pricier than vinyl, but most homeowners find that it is more than worth the cost, especially where sliding windows are concerned, and here are just four reasons why: 1. Thinner Frames Probably the most compelling advantage that comes along with choosing aluminium window frames instead of vinyl window frames is that the former can be made a lot thinner.…

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Why You Need to Take a Second Look at Double Glazing

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Do you consider that double glazing is superfluous to your needs because you live in such a temperate part of the country? It’s amazing how many native Australians believe that this type of window treatment is only found in jolly old and freezing cold England. Yet you may be missing out on some of the hidden benefits associated with double glazing if you believe this. What should you be considering?…

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A Few Unique Window Styles for Your Home

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If your home needs replacement windows, or you’re having a new home built, you’ll need to choose the window styles for each room. Don’t assume that standard double-hung windows, meaning those with two pieces and which open by sliding the bottom piece up, are your only option. Other styles can enhance the space and allow for more light and air circulation, and make the space uniquely your own. Note a few of those other styles of windows you might choose for your home:…

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Is Window Tinting the Right Choice for Your Home?

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Window tinting, or adding privacy film to the windows, can be a very good choice for many homes today. It’s an affordable alternative to new windows, and this tint or film can offer many advantages that homeowners may not even realize. Note a few of those advantages here, as well as who may need window tinting or this type of film in their home, so you can determine if this is a good choice for your home’s windows:…

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