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9 Australian Interior Design Websites We Love

After searching the web for the perfect design blogs, I've found numerous Australian interior design websites that caught my eye. Not only are these interior design blogs on trend, but the feature influences from all over the world.

 
Sun Seeker App
7 Apps for Managing Your Next Interior Design Project

Staying creatively inspired can be tough, even for the most professional interior designer or artistic homeowner.  Whilst it can be fun to playaround with different tastes and styles, the day-to-day challenges can make it hard work and it can be difficult to carry out your design.

 
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Ready Made Blinds тАУ A Comprehensive BuyerтАЩs Guide

When it comes to making a design statement in a space, the windows to a home are one of the most significant features to dress up. With the right window treatment, the rest of the room can be emphasised and complemented perfectly or make a space appear larger.

 
Venetian blinds in bathroom
5 Great Examples of Custom Venetian Blinds At Home

Window dressings make a huge impact on a room. What you use to cover your windows can enhance or take away from the view outside. It is terribly obvious when blinds are too small or too large. Poorly made blinds tend to develop cracks and tear more easily. For the best look, custom made Venetian blinds make your unfinished room complete. Drapes and Shutters do not allow you to regulate the natural light as effectively as blinds allow. With blinds there is a subtle level of adjustments that can be made to invite a little bit of light or an optimum amount of sunlight. There are varying types of venetian blinds including but not limited to faux wood, aluminium, real wood and vinyl.

 
Condensation on double glazed windows
How to Prevent Condensation Build Up on Double Glazed Windows

We’ve all experienced the problem of condensation build up on double glazed windows. Double glazed (or double paned) windows contain a layer of air or gas trapped between two panes of glass. While this can slow down heat transfer between the two sides of the window (keeping heat inside during the winter and outside during the summer) it can also allow condensation to build up between the two panes of glass, out of the reach of paper towels or cleaners. While this is a frustrating problem, there are several steps you can take to avoid or minimize the issue.

 
venetian blinds
Venetian Blinds vs Roller Blinds - A Buyer's Guide

Depending on key questions such as where your blinds are to be placed and used. Let’s look at some of the factors involved – then, at the end of the day, it’s up to you to choose between Venetian blinda and roller blinds.

 
How to clean Venetian blinds
How to clean Venetian blinds the easy way

Venetian blinds make great window coverings for privacy, energy conservation, and aesthetics. Still, no matter how practical and pretty they are, it’s hard to ignore all the dust they accumulate! There’s something about those tiny little slats that seem to attract dust and grime. 

 
window blinds for colder climates
Blinds for Colder Climates - What Are My Options?

Because a large amount of the heat in a home can be lost through a house’s windows, it is important to choose the right blinds to improve the insulation in a home. This improved insulation will result in less heat loss and a more comfortable home in the wintertime. Once these windows have been weatherized, if they still feel drafty, this means heat loss is still occurring, and the house will not be as comfortable as it could be. So it is important to look for blinds that are specifically made for insulating purposes.

 
7 Sleep Tips for Shift Workers

Many Australian adults experience problems sleeping, especially when having to work non-traditional or a variety of shifts (often called ‘swing shifts’). Sleep disturbances wreak havoc on relationships, create personal and public safety issues, and affect work performance and quality of life. However, there are a number of methods that help individuals get the necessary rest and remain alert at work.