The simple versatility and timeless style of plantation shutters makes them a popular choice for décor styling.
Add a touch of sophistication to any home style by adding a plantation shutter to your room, and enjoy the beauty of total light control.
Roller blinds can be a very cost effective window covering solution for your home.
They are suited to pretty much every décor style from modern contemporary to classic.
Security doors are an excellent investment in you and your family’s safety and security.
And, with our extensive selection, whether you’re after a sliding security screen door or hinged security screen door, finding the right style has never been easier!
Outdoor window blinds are a great way of controlling sun and heat entering through your home over the warmer months.
And with a range of different options, configurations and colours available to choose from, picking an external solution that matches your home’s facade and lifestyle needs is now easier than ever before.
It’s no secret many successful empires have had humble beginnings at a home office or kitchen counter.
But when business ramps up it’s important to make sure the environment you work from is conducive to productivity.
It’s time to think spring clean!
The best way to hurry winter out the door is to start planning for September!
You’re building a new home, your dream home actually, all the volumes of scrapbooks have been leading to this for years (and years!).
You’ve probably been out looking at furniture and appliances already, important to get that ‘look’ right (to match the scrapbooks!). Well, why not organise your window coverings now too?
Ziptrak® outdoor blinds provide the ultimate external screening solution for any outdoor area or window by perfectly connecting your indoor and outdoor spaces for true inside-out living all year ’round.
Specially designed for alfresco entertaining areas such as pergolas, verandahs and balconies, Ziptrak® offers the privacy and protection from the sun, wind, rain and insects all year round.
For the ultimate peace of mind to keep your family safe, Roller Shutters offer an energy efficient solution with the advantage of total light control.
Versatile Roller Shutters provide numerous benefits to homeowners, while still retaining elements of style and street appeal.
Most people think blinds are just for windows!
In Melbourne and Sydney inner city areas, we’ve got clients who are using plantation shutters to divide rooms, and sheer blinds to create a more spacious vibe.
Poor window cover choices can cost home owners in excess of $250 every winter, while putting additional pressure on our environment.
Home owners tend to think more about keeping warm with electric heating along with insulation in the ceiling, rather than looking at the more obvious choice of window coverings.
Smart homes are definitely the talk of the town right now, and they aren’t referring to the IQ of the residents!
Smart homes make the most of technology to remotely and intuitively control the living environment, to not only ensure life is comfortable but to also potentially save money. While a lot of new homes have a few smart-devices integrated, there are lots of options to upgrade established homes too.
Victoria lost a two year old toddler in 2013, after she became entangled in a window blind cord and it’s a tragedy that can be avoided in the future.
Brett Thomas from The Blind Factory believes awareness is the key to saving young lives.
While we ponder whether someone will soon discover the ultimate fountain of youth, or maybe a way to stop time, to catch up or make changes, life just keeps on whizzing by.
Trends come and go, styles fade in and out of fashion and life keeps moving. But, amid the doom and gloom comes a shining light of hope from The Blind Factory – a Lifetime Guarantee.
Did you know that the official colour of the year in the interior styling world is ultra-violet?
Each year,Pantone, the authority on colour and provides a colour matching and referencing palette for use in design and styling, announce the colour trend for the following 12 months, based on a combination of analysis and research (so they report!).
When you make the decision to sell your home, your real estate agent will tell you to prepare it for sale, because even the attention to smallest detail can result in extra thousands in your pocket.
But, they don’t mean a total renovation, more like a refresh! Here are our 5 tips to sprucing up your home to catch the eye of prospective buyers.
Alfresco dining, aperitifs on the deck, outdoor kitchens, or just dinner in the backyard, all take on a new meaning with Ziptrak® outdoor blinds…
Australians love to sit around outside and chat, sip tea, and well just chat and sip tea!
There’s nothing better than the natural cooling breeze through your home on a hot summer’s day or night – it definitely beats having to rely completely on your cooling appliances.
But, in addition to the welcome breeze, we are also inviting in some unwanted pests! Firstly, the iconic Aussie blow fly and the evening buzzing mozzie can invade the comfort of your home. More importantly, burglars can also easily enter your home when the doors are open.
There was a time not too long ago, when if you ordered new blinds or window coverings, there was a tendency to match all-and-one.
Not only would every window be the same style and fabric, but you might’ve also had matching pillows or upholstery.
How times have changed.
We’ve all been there. It’s hot and stuffy and you want to leave the front door open to get a breeze going. But that’s just an invitation for crooks to come on in and help themselves to all your things!
If the ads on TV are to be believed, you could install a fancy security door and let in all the air and light you want while still preventing (or at least delaying) someone from sneaking in. Or, you could install Amplimesh® Security and guarantee your home safety for good. Read more
We are becoming an ‘automated’ society! Everything is controllable by the touch of a button, so why not blinds too!
Home automation is the latest buzz term in interior design. New home builders are now opting to connect all their electrical appliances to a home hub enabling remote access and automated programming.
Now on the drive home from work a simple flick of your iPhone can turn on the lights, warm the heater up and even close the roller blinds. But, no longer is this home feature restricted to the rich and famous, motorized blinds in particular, according to The Blind Factory Director, Brett Thomas have become an affordable addition for new and old homes of all scales. Read more
The Blind Factory’s latest addition almost has to be seen to be believed. Complete control of your motorised blinds from Manly to Mallacoota, Milan to Madrid – in fact, from anywhere in the world?
Meet The Blind Factory Hub. This nifty little device, hardly bigger than a smartphone, allows you to manage and control your Blind Factory motorised blinds at the touch of a button, whether you’re at home or abroad. All you need is a home WiFi connection, your smartphone or tablet, and The Blind Factory motorised blinds connected to the THE BLIND FACTORY APP!
Have a dilemma where you want to minimise UV rays during the day and maximise natural light while also providing increased insulation and privacy at night time?
A dual roller system may be the answer as they truly offer the best of both worlds.
You’ve done your research and obtained three quotes from different window coverings suppliers, and they are all within a similar price range. So, how do you decide which to go with? Your head tells you it makes sense to go with the cheapest supplier, more budget left for other décor items.
But then again, your heart tells you to choose the company who is the most genuine and trustworthy. Read more
Even Rebecca Judd loves our plantation shutters!
If you’re looking for a window covering solution that not only provides great light control and privacy but can also keep the heat out in summer and has definite designer wow, think plantation shutters! Read more