Entries by Tim

What can I put on my windows to keep the heat out?

More than 30% of the unwanted heat that enters our homes comes from the space’s windows. While it’s incredibly uncomfortable to experience the Aussie summer without any mode of cooling, there are ways you can block heat from escaping through your windows, ensuring the efficiency of your air-conditioner or fans isn’t going to waste. We […]

Easy Ways to Keep Your Home Cool this Summer

Summer means fun beach days, icy-cold gelatos, outdoor BBQs and dips in the pool. And with the season still in full swing, there’s plenty of sunny days outside left to enjoy. Unfortunately, with the warmer weather comes some odd days where the heat gets a little too much. To ensure you and your family keep […]

Enjoying Both Day and Night: Blinds That Give you the Best of Both Worlds

Privacy is crucial for most of us, especially in our own homes. We don’t want potential intruders peering in to see what valuables we have or for any other prying eyes watching us in the privacy of our own home for any other reason. In saying this, we don’t want to have to shut ourselves […]

Keeping Pests Out of your Home this Summer

Summer is a great time to enjoy the Melbourne weather as the mercury rises and cold, wet winter days make way for the warm and sunny climate. Unfortunately, we are not the only ones that love this time of the year, as many pests come out to play and wreck our recreational activities. Mosquitoes become […]

How to keep your vintage look when installing blinds

There’s a reason vintage has hit if big across global trends – be it on the runway or throughout interior design. Its timeless apparel and classical touch mean it is an accessible and stylish way to jazz up any space, and a lot of homeowners are still opting for the Victorian flair for their own […]

The Perfect Blinds for Smaller Homes

There are many reasons why people opt for smaller properties. For singles and couples without children, extra room to move isn’t always necessary. Smaller homes are also a great option for older people who are looking to downsize from a property that’s now too big for their lifestyle. But just because you are living in […]

This timeless staple could be the answer to your window problems

Sometimes the classic and traditional options remain the best. That is often the case with plantation shutters, which have existed for hundreds of years and remain functional, versatile and stylish options to this very day. Jim’s Flyscreens and Blinds are your plantation shutter specialists and we have put together a guide on why your home […]

The great Aussie household sidekick: roller blinds

As the mercury begins to rise it is only natural that we want to enjoy more of the glorious Australian sunshine that is heading our way. But sometimes that sun can heat up your home to uncomfortable levels, lead to higher energy bills and make it difficult to sleep – especially for shift workers. The […]

Get ready for the warmer months ahead with retractable flyscreen doors

Spring is at our doorstep and summer will be hot on its heels, which means we are going to want to open up our homes again and enjoy the warmer weather on offer. Retractable flyscreen doors are the perfect addition to your home for these warmer months because they give you the option and control […]

Why Cellular Shades are the Hottest Window Blinds this Winter

There are many different ways to cover your windows, with each option offering their own selling points. But when it comes to the people’s choice, cellular blinds remain the most popular for all the benefits they offer across the year, particularly for winter.