Did you know that made to measure curtains and blinds could save you money?
How do made to measure curtains save money?
It is a fact, curtains and blinds are insulators and when you insulate you save energy. When save energy your electricity bills decrease and you save money. Made to measure curtains can make a difference to your home and your energy bills and they therefore make a lot of sense.
Of course there are off the shelf, standard sized curtains and blinds but made to measure are better. With made to measure curtains and blinds you know your windows will have the perfect blinds or curtains. Made to fit the style and design of your windows, with the perfect drop and the perfect width, made to measure curtains and blinds look great in any home. Not only do the curtains and blinds look great remember they could be saving you money.
The assurance that comes from having made to measure curtains and blinds made for your home is increased with professional installation. Your new curtains may look fantastic and the whole look could be let down if they are not properly installed. Ensuring the right curtain rails, poles and fittings are installed is just as important as using the right material.
The right material
Talking of using the right material for your curtains and blinds, it is important to understand what you expect from them. If you just want looks and some sunlight in you may want a thinner fabric or louvered blinds with wider slats. However, if you want to block light out and keep a home warm in winter thicker materials will be required. Choosing the right material, not only the colour or pattern improves the insulation property of the curtains or blinds but also ensures they fit in with what you want out of them.
It is a great idea to change curtains and blinds, especially curtains, to suit the season. Colours and tastes may change for a start but summer demands are often different to those of winter. In summer, you want air to flow or maybe even shade to keep things cool as well as making the most of the abundant sunlight. In winter, you want your home to remain warm and the exclusion of drafts is more important. Many homemakers choose to change their curtains throughout the year.
Above all new curtains should make a statement in your home. Keeping up to date in terms of trends and lifestyle is important and made to measure curtains and blinds facilitate this. Well-made and professionally installed curtains and blinds make a statement and with Metro Home City, we want to help you make that statement stand out. Made to measure curtains cost a little more than off the shelf standard sized curtains but the end result is more than worth it. Your home will look amazing, the professional touch will amaze your friends and at the end of the day, you could be saving money each month because you have chosen to insulate your home at the same time.