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Venetian Blinds Options for the Discerning Buyer

Venetian Blinds Options for the Discerning Buyer

March 2012

Dressing your Windows for Success

March 23rd, 2012, 0:17

By @ March 23rd, 2012, 0:17 in General

Newport Custom Shutters and Blinds have become a firm favourite along the Aussie coastline all the way from Brisbane through to Byron Bay. There is no one size fits all solution with them – they specialise in creating custom shutters, Louvre doors and Venetian blinds in their signature Western Red Cedar. If Western Cedar is not really what you are looking for, they also have a range of hardwood timber, composite and aluminium blinds available for you. They pride themselves in producing a quality product that is specifically tailored to your needs. Rest assured that they are the best custom blinds Brisbane suppliers.

Everyone will be able to find something within their range to suit themselves and their pockets – whether they are looking for roller blinds or traditional Venetian blinds. They make use of a unique process that ensures that the blinds work properly from day one and that they keep looking good for years to come. They’ve put a lot of thought into making your blinds suit your home perfectly and you can blend them into the décor with colour matched pelmets. Get them to suit your lifestyle by selecting mechanised blinds if that is what you fancy.

With over a quarter of a century of experience, Newport Custom Shutters have learned to create that perfect customer experience. They make installing blinds a breeze – they will even come onsite and measure your windows to give you an accurate obligation free quote – could it really get any easier? Well, maybe, if they came round and installed the blinds for you. Guess what, they do and they guarantee their work – that’s right, they don’t use outside contractors to install their blinds, they have teams dedicated to this purpose. This combined with the high quality material that you use make it easy for them to guarantee their product.

Newport Custom Shutters  make sure that all their Western Cedar Blinds are hand finished and made to their very exacting standards. Western Cedar is perfectly suited to the harsh and changeable Aussie climate. Helen found that the warm colour of the wood set off her décor perfectly. "I was delighted by the service received from Newport Custom Shutters and Blinds from the very first moment.  From the time that the team called on me to measure my windows right up until my blinds were installed." Helen admits to being a bit of a perfectionist and she went over the new blinds with a fine tooth comb. They even met her very high standards.

Chris just got tired of having his girlfriend nag him to get new curtains. "I decided on blinds because of the ease of maintenance. I chose mechanised roller blinds because I liked the crisp, clear lines and playing with the gadgets." According to Chris the whisper quiet motor is a real hit – he doesn’t even have to get out of bed to let the light in. The team from Newport Custom Shutters and Blinds were able to install the blinds quickly and efficiently, this left Chris very impressed.


So whether you are looking for the best shutters Brisbane or some simple roller blinds, stop off at Newport Custom Shutters and Blinds.

Timber Shutters Block Midday Sun While Insulating

March 12th, 2012, 21:38

By @ March 12th, 2012, 21:38 in General
Okay, so you have heard it all before. Global warming is overheating the planet, melting the ice caps causing sea levels to rise, while at the same time producing weather events of increasing severity with alarming regularity. Humanity is suffering from heat stress and some are even dying from it, whilst the harmful glare from the sun is the cause of many migraines in people of all ages. More air-conditioning units are being installed than ever before and backyard pools are increasing all over the country, but what options are there available for those who cannot afford this kind of heat relief in their homes?

In homes that have no air-conditioning units installed, the most obvious options are to make every effort to insulate the home where possible. Science has come up with paints that not only cover the roof to protect it, but at the same time insulates the home, dropping the inside temperature by several degrees. Having insulation in the roof and walls will also help to make the home environment more comfortable, but we then need to ensure that heat is not entering the home through unprotected windows as they not only allow strong sunlight to enter and damage furnishings, but unwelcome glare and heat. The most sensible answer to this dilemma is to have blinds Gold Coast or shutters installed in each window.

A wide range of blinds is available nowadays, and has a style to suit all specific needs. Blinds that you can see through while the light entering the home is filtered, blinds that block out the light totally plus venetian blinds of different materials that insulate and allow air to freely circulate as well are all readily available. Made to measure, they will fit any window opening. Another option is the range of shutters Gold Coast, available also in different materials to suit specific needs. Shutters are an excellent overall choice as they provide privacy, free air flow, allow you to have a view and control the amount of light entering the home. In storm affected areas, external aluminium shutters have the further benefit of protecting windows from hail and airborne objects.

Timber is a wonderful insulating material, and as such is used widely in both blinds and shutters. They add aesthetic appeal to the home, protect the interior and insulate all at the same time. For blocking the draining heat of the midday sun, they cannot be surpassed as they do this and allow airflow as well, while insulating and lowering the inside temperature of the home. If you don’t have air-conditioning in your home, try to have your home insulated as much as possible, and have some timber shutters installed. They are a great option at an affordable price.

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