Home Vision Blinds Blog

April 29, 2022
How to Choose Window Blinds

How to Choose the Best Window Blinds for Any Room Choosing the perfect blind deserves a good amount of thought and consideration. How to choose window blinds depends on the room, the functionality, style, and budget one is working with. With so many types of window treatments available, choosing the perfect fit might seem daunting. […]

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February 28, 2022
Home Decorating Tips For Beginners

When it comes to home decorating, we all have our own styles. However, knowing how to express these preferences in our décor can be a bit of a challenge. For example, we may love the colour yellow, but that doesn’t mean our walls or custom made blinds should all be bright yellow. Knowing how to […]

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January 31, 2022
Exciting Window Blind Trends for 2022 & Beyond

The last two years have seen Kiwis taking to home renovations with gusto, as we endured lockdowns and border closures and spent more time within the confines of our own homes. So, if you need some creative inspiration for your next home renovation or your first home, check out our predictions for the top window […]

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December 31, 2021
How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is essential to our physical and mental wellbeing. And yet, nearly four in ten Kiwis don’t get enough of it. Insufficient sleep can exact a serious toll on our energy, productivity, emotional balance, and even our weight. Fortunately, the experts at Home Vision Blinds know just how to get a good night’s sleep. The […]

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November 30, 2021
Top Renovation Ideas That Add Value to Your Home

Renovations are a great way to add value to your home, but not all upgrades will deliver a worthwhile return on investment. A new kitchen or bathroom installation is a financial consideration to be aware of. These can become very expensive but you have cheaper options at your disposal to add value to your home. […]

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October 31, 2021
Trendy Window Blinds for Contemporary Spaces

What’s hot and what’s not in the world of blinds? Blinds are the most popular type of window treatment in the world today. Thanks to their high functionality and style, they offer countless style options for your space. Contemporary design is a modern style that generally incorporates neutral colours, clean lines, and natural materials, and […]

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September 30, 2021
Spring Cleaning: Practical Ways to Refresh Your Home

Spring leads to spring cleaning and spring-cleaning often leads to many more comprehensive ways to freshen up your home. This is especially true as the days lengthen, and the excitement of warmer weather inspires our creative endeavours. After months of cold and dreary weather, many of us feel the urge to spruce up our homes […]

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August 31, 2021
Ideal Home Office Lighting to Maximise Productivity

Now that WFH (working from home) has become a common element of our professional lives, many have taken a long, hard look at our once temporary office spaces and found them lacking in both style and substance. When you work in a home office, the quality of lighting in your workspace can make or break […]

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July 31, 2021
Custom Blind Solutions for Tricky Window Shapes

Window blinds come in all shapes and sizes, but they all share the same objective: to control light and privacy. But what if you have some unusual window shapes, such as arches, octagons, bows, bays, or skylights? Your standard blinds may not have the flexibility to cope! Fortunately, at Home Vision Blinds, we have a […]

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June 30, 2021
Top Tips to Keep Your Home Cosy this Winter

 Top Tips to Keep Your Home Cosy this Winter  The heating of homes accounts for 70% of household energy consumption. Fortunately, you can cut your energy bills without sacrificing that cosy warmth you’ll cherish during the winter! Here at Home Vision Blinds, we’re keen to recommend some effective home improvement tips to keep the winter […]

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May 24, 2021
The Biggest Benefits of Dual Roller Blinds

The Biggest Benefits of Dual Roller Blinds Thanks to dual roller blinds, your home’s blind options are no longer limited to “up” and “down”. The innovative structural design and unbeatable functionality of dual roller blinds give you more control than ever before over the comfort of your home. Learn more below about the biggest benefits […]

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April 24, 2021
Why You Need to Childproof Your Windows & Blinds

 Why You Need to Childproof Your Windows & Blinds  The window covering industry underwent a major safety overhaul in the mid-90s. Before then, window blind cords had no built-in safety stops, and several children had been injured by strangulation due to window blind cords. New safety requirements were passed which required corded blinds and shades […]

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March 24, 2021
Easy Ways to Make Small Rooms Bright & Spacious

Easy Ways to Make Small Rooms Bright & Spacious  When it comes to renovating or decorating small rooms the opportunities can feel very limited. If you’re lamenting how small and confined your bedroom or living space feels, then this blog post is for you. From coordinating your colour scheme to optimising windows with custom blinds, […]

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February 25, 2021
The Easy Guide to Window Furnishing Options

  The Easy Guide to Window Furnishing Options Our team at Home Vision Blinds understand the need for a suitable window covering for your office or home. With so many options and features to choose from, it can be challenging to decide on the perfect one!  Not to worry, we’re blinds consultants ready to walk […]

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January 2, 2021
What to Look For When Buying PVC Shutters

 What to Look for When Buying PVC shutters    Do you know what to look for when buying blinds in New Zealand? What some people may not know is that cheap PVC shutters can emit some pretty nasty chemicals, and for that reason, it’s important to only buy from manufacturers who have had their products […]

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December 28, 2020
Fitting Blinds to a Frame: Inside or Outside?

Fitting Blinds to a Frame: Inside or Outside?  When choosing window blinds for your home, deciding whether to mount blinds inside or outside the frame can be difficult, as the differences between the two can be subtle if you don’t know what to look for. As experts in the industry, we reveal all the need-to-know […]

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October 15, 2020
Five Tips for Choosing the Right Colours for Blinds

Whether you’re choosing bold coloured roller blinds or patterned roller blinds, choosing the right colour and style for your home is essential. Window blinds are something you will be using and seeing every day, so they not only need to meet the functionality requirements of the room, but also be pleasant to look at. As […]

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September 20, 2020
Blind Maintenance & Cleaning: Expert Tips & Tricks

Looking for quick and easy ways to clean your vertical blinds, venetian blinds, or roller blinds? While cleaning your blinds can seem like a hassle, regular maintenance is the easiest way to ensure the ongoing quality of your window blinds. Below, we break down and explain some easy, fail-proof methods for cleaning that require only […]

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August 24, 2020
Venetian Blinds 101 – What You Need to Know

When choosing window covers, you want a something that provides adequate light diffusion and, privacy, and sun protection, and venetian blinds perform well in all of those areas. Venetian blinds provide a unique look and superior functionality for modern and traditional homes, but beyond the obvious benefits, why else should you consider them? Here’s everything […]

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July 27, 2020
Are Custom Blinds Worth It?

We all want the best value for our money, even when it comes to window blinds. When shopping for window covers, the first thing to decide is whether to buy ready-made or custom-made blinds. Custom window blinds may offer superior quality, but they also take more time to manufacture and are more expensive than ready-made […]

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June 25, 2020
Top Five Advantages of Vertical Blinds

Vertical blinds are great, and not just because of their economical and affordable design. If you’re in the middle of redecorating your home and in need of some inspiration, vertical blinds are a popular window cover to consider! Read on for the top advantages of using custom-made vertical blinds in your home. 1. Vertical Blinds […]

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May 20, 2020
Great Uses for Roller Blinds in Your Home

If you’ve been wondering “are roller blinds the right choice for my home space?”, you’re in luck! Versatility is one of the best qualities of roller blinds, and they can easily be used in any home without a hassle. If you’re looking for inspiration, we’ve listed a few of the unique and versatile ways you […]

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April 13, 2020
Three Ways Blinds Help Manage Sunlight

Sunlight is vital for our health, and natural light can help make interior spaces seem brighter and airier. However, too much sunlight can fade and damage furniture, and glare from the sun can be seriously frustrating. Not only that, but too much sun also translates into too much heat, and this can force you to […]

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March 31, 2020
A Brief History of Venetian Blinds: Are They Really from Venice?

Venetian blinds are beloved in New Zealand homes today for their versatile style and effective control of natural light and heat, but have you ever wondered where these blinds came from? Are they, like their name suggests, originally from Venice? If not, where did Venetian blinds really originate and how did they come by their […]

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February 21, 2020
Top Five Ways Custom Blinds Add Value to a Home

Custom-made blinds are the cherry on top of a well-designed home. They’re an opportunity to make your home look crisp and clean, while also adding to your environment in the practical sense. Ultimately, they’re the perfect blend of form and function. We’ve been in the business of creating custom blinds our customers love for over […]

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August 5, 2019
Home Design – The Best Fabric For Your Blinds
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August 5, 2019
Hello Sun – Tips for a cool home this summer

With a hot few months ahead, here are our tips for a sun smart home this summer.Protect your home from sun damage without sacrificing on style. Suns Protection For Furnishings Indoors Consider using a fabric throw to protect furniture from fading while giving your lounge a touch of bohemian summer style. Sunscreen blinds are an […]

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August 5, 2019
Selling Your Home? Check Out How To Increase It’s Value First!

Thinking of selling your home? Here are a few expert tips to help you increase the value of your house. You might not have the time or money to completely rehaul your property, but a few simple changes like these will help ensure your house is ready for auction day! Staging Your Home One of […]

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August 5, 2019
9 of the most common questions about Roller Blinds

We all love roller blinds! It’s simply one of the most versatile window enhancements; flexible, practical and stylish. To help you decide we put together the answers to 9 frequently asked questions. 1) Can I install roller blinds without drilling a hole in the window frame? A:  No. To install roller blinds properly, you will […]

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August 5, 2019
What are the different types of roller blinds?

Roller blinds have become more and more popular and are a great and versatile alternative to curtains. In this article, we are going to review which type of roller blinds are best for each room in the house. Blackout blinds  Blackout fabrics are great in bedrooms and TV rooms since they completely block the light. […]

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August 5, 2019
6 useful things you need to know about Vertical Blinds!

If you’re considering getting vertical blinds but still have some unanswered questions, have a look at our Vertical Blinds FAQ’s below.  1) Can you wash vertical blinds? A:  Yes. You can wash blockout vertical blinds at home. Simply take out the slats and wipe them with a cloth that’s been dipped in mild soapy water. […]

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