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Creating A Fun, Safe Garden For Your Children

As the mum of five young children, I know how important it is to have access to a safe outdoor space for your children to play. Being cooped up in the house all day isn't good for the kids or the parents, but you also can't let young kids play in a space that's hazardous. When we bought our new family home, there was a lot of work to do in the garden to make it childproof, and we also wanted to make it a fun place for the kids to play. We erected a new fence, fitted a combination lock on the garden gate, had poisonous plants removed, cordoned off the pool and created a play area complete with swings, a slide and outdoor games. I started this blog to share my DIY gardening tips, and I hope you find it interesting and useful.



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Why Choose Window Roller Blinds?

by Darlene Jenkins

A lot of today's homeowners are looking for home improvement features that can add the most value to their property. One such feature is window blinds. Here are a couple of good reasons showing why you should fit these window products in your home.

Light control 

Windows allow sunlight to enter your home and light it up. Sometimes, however, the light coming into your home through the windows can make it difficult for you to enjoy watching your favourite TV series due to excessive glare.

One of the advantages that blinds offer homeowners is the power to regulate the amount of light getting into their homes from outside through the windows. If you think that there's too much glare inside your home, you can reduce the glare by lowering your blinds to a different level. You can do this by gently pulling the lift cord and then allowing the cord to gradually pull back into the headrail.

Convenient operation

With the advent of home automation, it is now possible to operate window blinds without leaving your home office desk or the comfort of your living room sofa. With the simple tap of a smart phone or press of a button on a remote control device, automated blinds can be moved up and down. This way, you can experience a technologically smart lifestyle.


If you are looking for a way to style up your home and add to the beauty of its décor, install blinds on your windows. These window features are stylish and they can be customised to seamlessly match the appearance and general theme of any interior home design.

With so many options available for you to choose from, you will need to carefully think through the overall design of your home. Consider such things as the colour of your window panels, fabric of interior furnishings, and your personal sense of style to make sure that you achieve a truly personalised, desirable look.


Ensuring that your home is safe is very important, especially if you have small children and pets. There are plenty of safety devices you can install to make window blinds much safer. For example, you can get a safety box to hold cords, which can strangle young children if left hanging within reach of the children.

Having read through the above-said benefits, you can be sure to get a good return on investment by installing blinds on your home windows.