Curtains vs Blinds: Which Are Better?
An important part of furnishing any home, window furnishings usually fall into two categories: curtains and blinds. They both come in a range of styles, colours and materials, and both have been popular with homeowners for a long time. But which ones are better? This month, at John Frederick Ltd, we’ll be explaining the differences between the two, what the benefits of each are and where they are best suited in terms of placement in your home. By pitting the two against each other, you’ll hopefully be able to decide whether you’d prefer curtains or blinds for your home. The…Read more
Are Curtains Recyclable?
Curtains can be found in almost every home across the country. They provide a comforting, insulative layer in our living rooms and bedrooms, as well as tying together the interior design themes put in place. Curtain cleaning is a great way to keep your curtains in top condition and give them an extra lease of life. But what if you’re thinking of freshening up your home with a new style or colour scheme? Are old curtains recyclable? We’re all more conscious of the way our waste can impact the planet these days, and no one wants to think of their curtains…Read more
How to Prevent Mould on Curtains
The last thing any homeowner needs is mouldy curtains, they look distasteful, no one wants to clean them, and they can even harm your health. The ideal solution is to prevent mould from growing in the first place, which can be done by creating a clean, temperature controlled house, free from damp. Regular cleaning: As with most areas of home maintenance, the best way to upkeep your belongings is with regular cleaning. To protect your curtains from mould, make sure you vacuum all the furnishings in your home frequently and occasionally dry clean them. Also, wipe down your windows, the surrounding…Read more