Vertical Blinds Direct Blog

The unexpected benefits of blinds

Mon 27 Nov 2017 Jordan Harling

We all know blinds are good for keeping out the sunlight. We all know that they can make your windows looking stunning. But there are many other benefits of blinds that are often overlooked, such as… UV filtering The sun is a giant ball of burning gas that constantly bombards us with rays of light – […]

Six Neutral Vertical Blinds For Your Space

Tue 13 Dec 2016 Amy Kilvington

Vertical blinds are the ultimate window dressing for a whole host of spaces, both in the home and within commercial properties. Sleek, durable and offering 180 degrees of rotation, vertical blinds are an ideal solution for areas that require a smart and reliable window dressing that can also control light and air flow efficiently. At […]

Shop the Season: Vertical Blinds For Autumn

Fri 4 Nov 2016 James Nuttall

The autumn leaves are sticking around a little longer this year, and weather experts predict that these gorgeous pink and orange tones are going to be sticking around for a couple of weeks longer than usual, thanks to the unseasonably warm weather. The colours of autumn may only be fleeting visions for a few weeks […]

SYW: Vertical Blinds For Offices

Mon 15 Aug 2016 James Nuttall

Welcome to the final installment of our Styling Your Windows series. We are taking a professional twist this month and turning our attention to home offices, a room that needs to be both comfortable and functional, perhaps more so than any other in the home. That being said, we wouldn’t want you to think that […]

Get Your Greens!

Mon 20 Jun 2016 James Nuttall

We are halfway through National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, an event which celebrates the many wonderful perks of eating fresh greens. June was the obvious choice to mark the benefits of fresh fruit and vegetables as this is the time of year when many of the most popular healthy goodies are at their peak; […]

Let the Sun Shine with Vertical Blinds

Tue 31 May 2016 James Nuttall

It has to be said, so far, spring’s weather has been a pretty poor state of affairs. With the sunshine being hidden behind a barrage of grey clouds, it’s more important than ever that we let as much natural light shine through the home as possible – our vertical blinds can help you there.

Coming Soon… Styling Your Windows

Fri 29 Apr 2016 James Nuttall

It’s been a while since we brought you a blog here at Vertical Blinds Direct, but we have been hidden away, working hard on our brand new innovation, which we are now truly excited to be able to present to you.

Craft a Noon: Easter Activities

Tue 22 Mar 2016 James Nuttall

Easter is on the way and Vertical Blinds Direct is here this Craft a Noon to help you celebrate the holiday in style with, not one, but three different Easter activities!

Vertical blinds for bedrooms

Thu 28 Jan 2016 James Nuttall

Vertical blinds may be the ideal way to add a touch of style to the office, but let’s not forget the fabulous effect they can also have in your home. The truth is that, although they are ideal for creating a professional tone in the workplace, vertical blinds are also the perfect way to create […]

Merry Christmas!

Thu 24 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

Vertical Blinds Direct would like to wish a very Merry Christmas to all our wonderful readers and customers. Thank you to everyone who has read our blog throughout 2015, as well as everybody that placed an order with us. We look forward to bringing you more engaging articles and producing even more stylish made to […]

Stay awake at work

Wed 9 Dec 2015 James Nuttall

It’s an all too common problem in most jobs: staying awake throughout the day. For many of us – even those who are lucky enough to love their jobs – working weeks often consist of early starts, a minimum of eight hours at work, then the commute back home again. No matter what your job, […]

Winter’s coming…

Mon 26 Oct 2015 James Nuttall

You may or may not be aware that Vertical Blinds Direct is part of the Interior Goods Direct business group, consisting of nine different websites. One of our other, most popular sites, is Roman Blinds Direct. With winter fast approaching, you are, no doubt, looking for ways to keep the home warm without spending a fortune. Our blackout […]

Vertical Blinds: anything but boring

Thu 8 Oct 2015 James Nuttall

In September, we published a post about how great vertical blinds look in the office, however, we don’t want to stunt your imagination into thinking your verticals must be confined to the workplace in order to look fabulous. While vertical blinds may not have the long, swooping drapery of curtains, or the fabulous folding presence […]

Why vertical blinds are ideal for offices

Mon 28 Sep 2015 James Nuttall

If you are reading this, then chances are you appreciate the intricacies and small details of interior design. For this reason, you may be dismayed to read that many people do not take in or even pay attention to what type of window furnishing is hanging in a room. Shame on them, we say, yet […]

Beautifully abandoned places

Fri 4 Sep 2015 James Nuttall

2926Abandonment needn’t always be depressing. A beautiful structure will remain a beautiful structure, whether it is maintained or not, in most cases. We at Vertical Blinds Direct have had a look at abandoned places from all around the world, and have selected five to show to you today. Abandoned railway, Missouri, USA Reportedly in Lebanon, […]

Peach month!

Mon 17 Aug 2015 James Nuttall

Can you believe we’ve let it get this far into August without making any attempt to celebrate Peach month? What? You mean you didn’t know that it’s Peach month? Shame on you! Yes, this is undoubtedly the month to celebrate the juicy and delicious fruit that is simply synonymous with summer. This is, in fact, […]

This cost a ‘furtune!’

Thu 6 Aug 2015 James Nuttall

We at Vertical Blinds Direct may use the finest quality material to manufacture your vertical blinds, but the price of these fabrics are ridiculous, even by our high standards! Here, we take a look at some of the rarest and most expensive materials in the world, today… Vicuna Wool Why does a Vicuna jacket cost over […]

Some lovely quotes from our lovely customers

Mon 20 Jul 2015 James Nuttall

At Vertical Blinds Direct, we care about what our customers have to say about their shopping experience. We are proud to say that 95% of customers who have shopped across all of our websites have rated us either ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’. We have had such wonderfully positive feedback for Vertical Blinds Direct lately, that we felt […]

How to keep your cool

Thu 16 Jul 2015 James Nuttall

We are currently about one month into the summer season. Although the heat tends to die down by the end of August, we still have quite a way to go until that happens, and we are sure that more than a few of you reading this will have at least one sweltering story to tell […]

Dust: the silent killer

Fri 10 Jul 2015 James Nuttall

There is a creature in your house. A tiny creature that floats silently and effortlessly around every room in your home, leaving a trail of misery and sneezing in its wake. Of course, we will all by now have heard some of the effects too much dust can have on our health, but what are the […]