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May 09 2016

Things to Consider When Buying Luxury Curtains

Our home is a reflection of who we are, and if we enjoy luxury items, it stands to reason that our curtains will be no different. However, with luxury must come practicality, as there is very little benefit in investing in curtains that look the part, but aren’t destined to last, as it will likely cost more to replace them in the long-run.As such, there are a number of factors to consider before making the final decision on what kind of curtains you’re going to purchase. The following pointers will...

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May 09 2016

Ensure Your Curtains Fit Every Time

Curtains are by no means lacking when it comes to material, styles and length, but there are still instances where the curtains we buy just aren’t suited to the purpose they were made for. While many windows are generic in size, there are properties that may have a more complex layout, or even a quirky design.While we could probably make do with such curtains, it doesn’t really give us that sleek and professional look many of us want when fitting curtains.Of course, it’s not only homeowners who may have bespoke...

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May 09 2016

Considerations to Make When Buying Hotel Curtains

Hotels offer visitors a break from the norm, and often look to give guests the best experience possible. Depending on the clientele of the hotel, the smaller details can also be overly-important, such as the furnishings and how the curtains are fitted.As well as offering customers luxury, a hotel also needs to ensure that the curtains it purchases are fit for purpose.Consider The Type of CurtainsWhile there’s the material of curtains to consider, there’s also how the curtains are going to hang. For example, tab tops and eyelet tops...

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May 09 2016

Do Your Children Have Trouble Sleeping? Why Not Consider Blackout Blinds?

Children are renowned for being mischievous, and it’s a trait that we wouldn’t change for the world, in most instances. While we understand children will be children, it’s also important that they get the right amount of sleep to ensure they stay focused when required.Of course, parents will also try to ensure their children settle at a reasonable hour, but due to their mischievous nature, they don’t always want to comply.One of the reasons for children staying awake could be due to excitement. They may have made a new friend...

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Hotel Curtains
Apr 26 2016

HOTEL CURTAINS

Merlin Interiors have extensive experience in the provision of Hotel Curtains as seen on Channel 5’s The Hotel Inspector.Our Contract Curtain Range offers the perfect choice for hotels wishing to exude elegance, class and sophistication through their window furnishings.We are able to offer an array of features such as swags and tails, valances and pole wraps. It is these finishing touches, this attention to detail that truly enable you to set the ambiance of your hotel and position yourself ahead of the competition.Furthermore, we offer Fire Retardant Curtains and Blackout...

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Apr 26 2016

CHOOSING YOUR CURTAIN HEADING

This may at first seem like a minor decision to make when selecting your curtains, however it is not to be underestimated. The heading you choose can have a surprisingly dramatic effect on the overall presentation of your curtains. Your choice of heading can also have a significant effect upon the final cost.When choosing Ready Made Curtains you will have little or no choice over your type of heading as Ready Made Curtains are pre-manufactured and are not made to your specifications.However, should you choose from our Made to Measure...

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Bedroom Curtains
Apr 26 2016

HOW TO CHOOSE BEDROOM CURTAINS

The bedroom is a place that should enable you to escape the rest of the world. Your bedroom is your sanctuary, a place that promotes relaxation and the relief of stress from day to day life.As such it is suggested that this room conveys simplicity, elegance, luxury and intimacy. The importance of simplicity is derived from the theory that a cluttered room is synonymous with a cluttered mind. Subsequently a clean, simple environment promotes a clean, clear, fresh mind and outlook.Surrounding yourself in elegance and luxury allows you to relax,...

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Lounge Curtains
Apr 26 2016

HOW TO CHOOSE LOUNGE CURTAINS

Choosing curtains can be a difficult and challenging task, whether shopping online or within stores the choice of fabrics is overwhelming, not to mention the various options and styles.However, by breaking the process down in to logical, manageable steps selecting the perfect window dressing becomes simple.By putting in a little effort you will be rewarded with the awe and admiration of your family and friends at the next social gathering.Your first decision should be on selecting the appropriate color scheme for your curtain fabric.What is the colour of your carpet? What...

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Buy Curtains Online
Apr 26 2016

HOW TO BUY CURTAINS ONLINE

Step 1First take the measurements of your window, these need to be as accurate as possible to ensure the perfect finish. Refer to the How to Measure Curtains guide for full details.Step 2Choose between Ready Made Curtains or Made to Measure Curtains.Ready Made Curtains are the lowest cost option, they are mass produced and bag lined. Available in a range of sizes, colours and styles, often offering the option to purchase matching cushion covers and tiebacks.Take care when purchasing more than one pair of curtains as variances in colour are...

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