Monthly Archives: April 2016

3 myths about roller shutters you should know

Roller Shutters Warm in WinterRoller shutters are a great addition to any home. They are attractive and useful in any weather and can easily block out light and noise, which is especially useful for a nightshift worker. They also improve the security of a home substantially, letting you enjoy your holiday or trip knowing your home is protected. There are, however, several myths about roller shutters that may make people uncertain about installing them.

Roller shutters are expensive

Roller shutters are a great investment that provides security and protection as well as a classy look.The quality of your shutter is more important than the price.Roller shutters will stand the test of time, be stylish and make your home safe and secure.

Roller shutters require a lot of maintenance

When buying roller shutters, make sure you choose a durable material. Roller shutters are designed to withstand forced entry and harsh weather, but check what material it is made from to be certain that it is hard wearing and will last a long time. Yes, shutters require maintenance but choosing a sturdy shutter to begin with can spare you a lot of repair and maintenance in the future. The key here is finding a good quality shutter to start with and asking questions about what it’s made out of.

Roller shutters are boring

A roller shutter doesn’t have to be just a plain sheet of metal covering your windows and doors. If you feel that something simple would suit your home, go for it. However, be aware that roller shutters do come in many different styles, designs, colours and there are even extra features to choose from. You can easily choose a shutter that both takes your liking and suits your home.

3 myths about roller shutters you should know

For your shutter needs, contact Rian’s Window Treatments. We have different window treatments including shutter, curtains and blinds. Ring us today for a free quote.

Top 5 mistakes to avoid when using wallpaper

WallpaperDo you need to redo your wall at home?Wallpaper is the perfect solution; it is trendy and is a classy way to create the look you desire for your home. It is easier and quicker to set up compared to painting the walls,with a wide array of patterns and pictures to choose from. However, there are some common mistakes that people make when putting up wallpaper. Once you know what to look out for you can easily avoid these mistakes.

Using wallpaper on a dirty wall

Sanderson WallpaperBefore you use the wallpaper, it is essential that you clean the wall first. Remove any dirt with a damp cloth and wait for it to dry completely. This will give you a better end result.

Not taking wall measurements

Make sure to measure your wall first before purchasing the wallpaper, because you might end up buying extra rolls or fall short.With the exact wall measurement, you can purchase enough wallpaper to cover your entire wall without going overboard.

Not keeping wallpaper leftovers

Do not throw away any leftovers. In fact, it is strongly advisable to purchase extra wallpaper of the same colour and pattern. It will be a blessing should there be any problems with the wallpaper in the future. Besides, matching wallpaper in drawers always works a treat!

Harlequin wallpaper lovely for every roomPasting upward

Wallpaper should be applied from the ceiling downwards, not from the floor upwards. It’s easier to paste wallpaper in that direction as gravity gives you a lending hand.

Installing right away

In the enthusiasm to hang the wallpaper, people often make the mistake of putting it on the walls without first reading the instructions. Please always read and follow the Manufacturer instructions before proceeding with the installation.

Top 5 mistakes to avoid when using wallpaper

Wallpaper can make your home look modern and stylish but it becomes a messy task if you don’t know what you are doing. For your wallpaper needs, contact Rian’s Window Treatments. We have a whole range of wallpapers in different patterns and colours to suit your individual needs, ring us today on 9581 5005.

How to choose the best roller shutters

Roller Shutters Available at Rian’s Window TreatmentsOne of the most important additions you can have for your home are roller shutters. They offer a lot of benefits that makes them indispensable. They:

  • Insulate your home
  • Add security
  • Keep out noise and UV rays
  • Ensure privacy

All this and a lot more. Roller shutters have a sleek and stylish design that makes your home look better. If you want to enhance your home, roller shutters might be what you need.

Are roller shutters worth it?

Roller shutters offer you various improvements, if you find yourself still confused whether you should have one or not, how about this – a roller shutter can help you reduce your energy bills! Wow great isn’t it?

With roller insulating properties, it can help you decrease your energy consumption especially this summer and even keep you warm in winter.

If you install roller shutters, you don’t need to turn on your air conditioner just to keep you cool as roller shutters can help trap the cold air and block the warm air from entering.

How to choose the best roller shutters

Want the best for your money? Here are 3 easy steps to choosing the best roller shutter installation for your home:

  • Shutter operation
  • Colour and design
  • Budget

Shutter operation

Roller shutters comes in different designs and they differ in operation. Roller shutters can be operated manually or electrically. Decide how you want your roller shutter to operate.

Colour and design

They come in a variety of materials, colours and styles to suit just about any home. Just remember to choose something that will match your style and suit your taste too.

Budget

You will have to decide how much you want to spend on your roller shutter and remember to stay within your budget.

Need roller shutters? Contact Rian’s Window Treatments for your roller shutter options. We offer different roller shutters, blinds and curtains around Mandurah and surrounding area. Ring us now to discuss your needs or visit our showroom for a product inspection.

 

 

 

How to know if your blinds need replacing?

blindsBlinds let you create the perfect indoor environment; they allow you to control the amount of sunlight coming into the room. Letting you sleep in on a Saturday morning in summer.

Blind replacement?

Over the course of daily use, your blinds may have become tattered and old. Should you have your blinds replaced? How do you know if you should replace them, or make do for a little longer? If they look outdated, look boring and old, should you have them replaced?

When you are uncertain about the right time to replace your blinds, here is a list of things you should consider.

  • Cleaning is difficult
  • Irreparable
  • They look old
  • You need a different type of blind

Cleaning is difficult

Does it take you a lot of time to clean your blinds? Do they accumulate colossal amounts of dust? When cleaning becomes a tough job, it’s time to replace your blinds with something much easier to clean.

Irreparable

When your blinds don’t function properly, save yourself from a headache and replace them. When your blinds are creating more problems than they are worth, it’s time to let go of them.

They look old

When your blinds look really old and don’t match anything else inside your home, it’s time to replace them. Refresh your home and replace your blinds with a more stylish and classier version.

You need a different type of blind

Need a blind that blocks out sunlight completely or one that only filters the light? No problem – there are so many types of blinds, just find a design that fulfils your needs and creates the feel you want for your space.

How to know if your blinds need replacing?

When unsure, contact Rian’s Window Treatments for some expert advice on blinds and other window treatments.  We also offer the best blinds selection and prices. Ring us now to discuss your blind needs.