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    Strength of Vision


    The Louvolite Vision Blind continues its growth in popularity since its launch last year.  The four Vision fabric ranges each present a different option, from a classic style to an upmarket high lustre product using a trendy black warp in the weave. Eighteen popular colourways are offered in the Vision presentation section. The Vision blind is...

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    Blackout blinds


    Blackout finishes can be seen on a huge selection of fabrics across every blind type.  Whilst they may still be chosen to darken a room such as a bedroom which receives the early morning or late evening sun, there are so many other reasons to desire a blackout blind. New highly decorative fabrics such as Taffeta and Dahlia from Louvolite featur...

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    Louvolite continues to grow


    On a fairly regular basis over the last 20 years, Louvolite has needed to increase square footage to allow expansion in those areas of most importance – typically this involves the areas of customer service to ensure we maintain high service levels as business demands grow. The latest phase of change has involved the creation of a purpose built...

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    A rush for conservatory blinds


    With temperatures having soared in Britain over the past couple of weeks, people are getting outside and making the most of their gardens. However, they are also keen to make an addition to their properties that will allow them to feel more connected to the outdoors even when they are inside - a conservatory. Glazing firm EYG's managing directo...

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    Stay cool this Summer


    We may have started the year trying to find ways to keep warm, but Britain is now enjoying its first barbecue summer for several years and temperatures have been soaring.   Saturday July 13th was the hottest day of the year so far, while yesterday also saw temperatures rise to the high 20s in most regions. Forecasters say the hot weather is al...

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    Britons believe they are home décor trendsetters


    A new poll has discovered that Britons are surprisingly confident when it comes to their flair for home decor.   Research on more than 3,000 people by HomeSense found that 52 per cent of respondents believe their homes are more tastefully decorated than their friends' and neighbours', with two in three rating their own style as 'excellent'.  ...

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    Making homes more efficient could boost property values


    Taking measures to boost a home's energy efficiency could significantly increase its value when it comes to be sold, according to figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The organisation found that improving the grade of a home's Energy Performance Certificate from G to E or D to B may result in an extra £16,000 being a...

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    Make a statement with teal


    Emerald may be Pantone's colour of the year for 2013, but teal could be a good compromise for people who prefer bluer-toned greens. Erin Williamson from the blog design-crisis.com said she has always been a big fan of this colour in clothing as well as decor, so was keen to dedicate a room to it when she moved house. She chose the sitting room...

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    Keep your belongings safe from prying eyes


    New research into house insurance claims has shown that theft can add 42 per cent to the cost of a premium, meaning that homeowners should be doing all that they can to ensure that their valuables are safe from the prying eyes of burglars and petty thieves. As Hannah Jones, home insurance expert at MoneySupermarket which published the statistic...

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