The Country Blinds Blog

HERE COMES THE SUN – THE BENEFITS OF BLOCKOUT BLINDS, CURTAINS AND FABRICS.

HERE COMES THE SUN – THE BENEFITS OF BLOCKOUT BLINDS, CURTAINS AND FABRICS.

PUBLISHED 21/11/2021

Block out blinds by Country. While many of us welcome the sun and long, bright, summer days, there are those who are less excited at the idea of extra daylight. For those who shift work and must sleep during the day, intense light leaking in through windows and doors is a real problem. And for families whose homes have big challenging areas that flood living areas with intense light and heat, long summer days can be a real trial.

THE GREATER OUTDOORS – OUTDOOR BLINDS AND AWNING CHOICES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

THE GREATER OUTDOORS – OUTDOOR BLINDS AND AWNING CHOICES MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

PUBLISHED 01/11/2021

Patios, pergolas, alfresco areas & courtyards! South Australian homes often feature outdoor living areas like these to help make their house a home. Some of these areas are used on those warm, perfect days or nights but increasingly, homeowners are catching onto the value of outdoor blinds and awnings to help make these spaces more liveable all year round.

COMMERCIAL WINDOW FURNISHINGS – WHAT MATTERS AND WHY.

COMMERCIAL WINDOW FURNISHINGS – WHAT MATTERS AND WHY.

PUBLISHED 28/10/2021

It’s no secret that commercial window furnishings in commercial premises work harder than their domestic equivalents. Long hours, high traffic and harsh treatment are just some of the factors that lead to commercial curtains, blinds, shutters and awnings taking a real hammering compared to the designs found in ordinary homes. You’d expect some special design features and materials to be incorporated into commercial window furnishing, but there’s actually a lot more to it than just ‘home curtains made more durable’. Let’s take a look at some of the points that separate real commercial quality installations from the pretenders.

CURTAINS AND BLINDS AUTOMATION – SAVINGS, SECURITY AND EASE OF USE.

CURTAINS AND BLINDS AUTOMATION – SAVINGS, SECURITY AND EASE OF USE.

PUBLISHED 10/10/2021

There’s often a price to be paid for convenience, and more homeowners each year opt for the ease-of-use benefits that motorisation and automation brings to curtains, blinds, shutters and awnings. Homes should be relaxing spaces, and there’s no arguing that simply pushing a button on a remote control or smartphone sure beats getting out of your chair and adjusting your curtains manually. Just about everyone can see the value in this sort of convenience, but what few realise is that there are many more benefits that come with automating window furnishings – including making significant savings on household running costs.

Window curtains – tips for room revolutions the easy way

Window curtains – tips for room revolutions the easy way

PUBLISHED 26/07/2021

Every home has a room – or two – that needs that elusive ‘something’. Perhaps it’s a room that feels small, dark or simply uninviting. We often think about changing paint colours, floor coverings, furniture, or even taking more drastic measures. But the truth of the matter is that most rooms can be vastly improved with a smart choice of window furnishings.

Plantation Shutters by Country – quality options in a classic design.

Plantation Shutters by Country – quality options in a classic design.

PUBLISHED 05/07/2021

Of all the window treatments available to homeowners, Plantation Shutters remain one of the most popular and enduring, with good reason. A classic look that’s sturdy and functional, Plantation Shutters are also at home indoors and out.

Lined Curtains video shows the Country difference is in the details

PUBLISHED 12/04/2021

It’s in the nature of most homeowners to make an individual style statement through the decorator choices they make. And although curtains are one item that’s increasingly limited by ‘off the rack’ manufacturing, the team at Country is happily going against the flow, with custom-made lined curtains that continue to offer the luxury of choice for homeowners who really care.

Sheer Curtains – the custom approach to a timeless style

Sheer Curtains – the custom approach to a timeless style

PUBLISHED 11/03/2021

There’s been an enormous resurgence in the popularity of sheer curtains in recent years and it really should come as no surprise – sheers are a beautiful choice with lots of practical advantages.

Rolling out a favourite that’s thoroughly evolved

Rolling out a favourite that’s thoroughly evolved

PUBLISHED 22/02/2021

With a thirty-year history of making curtains and blinds in Mount Barker, Country Blinds have had plenty of time to find out which styles are evergreen, and year after year Roller Blinds come up as a firm favourite. So perhaps there’s irony in the fact that even after so long, not everybody knows precisely what a Roller Blinds is.

Pleated Awnings – Thinking Big in the Great Outdoors

Pleated Awnings – Thinking Big in the Great Outdoors

PUBLISHED 09/02/2021

Pleated patio awnings? You might think that every blind and awning solution under the South Australian sun has been rolled out by now, but you’d be wrong, because Country Blinds are going a step further. In fact, they’re going several steps further, because one of the great strengths of the Outdoor Patio Awnings concept is its enormous span. Country Blinds can custom design and manufacture Pleated Awnings to a span size of 56 square metres, which some of us might consider ‘over the top’, but Jake Payne from Country Blinds maintains that this is just the point – more cover for big outdoor areas, right over the top.

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