Archive: 2013

  1. Easy Ways To Get Your Conservatory Ready For Summer

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    With the summer in full swing, those golden rays beating their way down through the glass of your conservatory can create a miniature greenhouse effect. The last thing you probably considered in adding a conservatory for your home was the need for air-conditioning. The cost of keeping fans running can mount, and the risk of leaving doors and windows open can be a burden.

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  2. How Lighting Affects Mood and Motivation

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    Lighting is one of the most important design elements in any home or office, and the level and quality of light in a room can dramatically affect your experience. Both natural and artificial light can be manipulated to influence your mood, and can make you feel more relaxed, or more alert and productive. (more…)

  3. Control the Light in Your Home With Shutter Blinds

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    Daylight is pleasing in the outdoors, but, sometimes, excess sunlight streaming in through windows can be an annoyance—irritating small children and pets, making it difficult to see your computer screen, illuminating the few inevitable dust mites in the air, and casting unsightly light patterns on walls that interfere with decor. Fortunately, it is possible to control the level of outside light in your home with shutter blinds from a reputable, local supplier that designs them specifically for your home, manufactures them itself, and installs them with minimum inconvenience. (more…)