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Grab a coffee, get comfy and get ready to be inspired. Our blogs cover everything from tips and tricks of the blind world to the biggest upcoming interior trends and styles.  

Our blogs are broken down into handy and easy to navigate inspiration sections. So whether you’re in the early stages of deciding which blind style to go for or are looking for a specific window solution- we have you covered!  

If you’re already the proud owner of our blinds and need some extra support regarding something specific, our After Care section is jam packed with info to support existing customers. 

Could Your Next Order Be Free?

Could Your Next Order Be Free?

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week, an initiative dedicated to kindness and taking that extra step to brighten somebody's day. As a thank you to our customers, each day this week one customer will receive a full refund on their Swift Direct Blinds order, getting their new blinds or curtains for free.

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2022 Design Trends- Texture

2022 Design Trends- Texture

Let’s get Textured! Find out how to embrace a mixture of different textures within your home interiors. 2022 is set to be the year of Texture! 

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Can blinds be safe in a nursery?

Can blinds be safe in a nursery?

A concern for us as a blind manufacturer is ensuring that all our products are safe for years to come for everyone. Since 2014, all our products come with free safety measures, so customers can select the products that are safest for the room.

One area we have focused on is child safety. If you are dressing a nursery, our blinds have features that make them safe around children

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Can you fit Velux blinds yourself?

Can you fit Velux blinds yourself?

Velux blinds have been designed to be easily installed by every homeowner in VELUX® windows and other skylight window brands. Our Velux blinds are sized to be fitted and installed simply with just a few screws, as the blinds are made to match the exact codes of your windows so there will be no adjustment of the blind needed to fit them, they should perfectly fit into place.
 

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Do I need a drill to install blinds?

Do I need a drill to install blinds?

Whether you need to use a drill to install your Swift Direct blinds will depend on which style of blinds you purchase.

Most of our blinds do require a drill to be used during installation, however, we do stock drill-free blinds.

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Can you put shutters on French doors?

Can you put shutters on French doors?

It can be a minefield to find the right blinds or furnishing solution for your French doors. Although they look great in any home, they can let in a lot of unwanted light and they can be drafty if they happen to be vintage French doors. Shutters are a great option if you’re looking for something a little unique in your home. Not only do shutters look great, but they offer many distinctive benefits.

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What Are Zebra Blinds?

What Are Zebra Blinds?

Zebra blinds, also known as Day & Night blinds, are a style featuring alternating stripes of material - stripes of translucent material and stripes of solid material. Resembling a zebra pattern, hence the name!

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Which Blinds are best for Bay Windows

Which Blinds are best for Bay Windows

Find out the best blind solutions to dress your bay windows. With our expert's recommendations you can get the right blind type for your space.

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Which blinds are best for the living room?

Which blinds are best for the living room?

Any blind type is suitable for a living room. To determine the best blind type for your own living room window, you need to think about the functionality you want the blind to have, as well as your budget.

Shop our recommended living room blinds

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Get in Touch

0370 218 7042

0370 218 7042
Our standard office opening times:
9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday
9.00am - 2.00pm - Saturday
Closed - Sunday
Our phone lines will be closed on Saturday 25/06/22. 
Please use our web contact form and we will respond to all enquiries when the office is back open on Monday.

Swift Direct Blinds Ltd. 177, Lockwood Rd, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 3TG | Company No. 1190828 | VAT No. 184549920

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