Honeycomb tensioned door blinds
A Somerset Success Story – An Appeal Installation Case Study

Discover how our design consultants tackle Somerset’s weather challenges and how our Honey Comb Blinds become the best solution to British Weather. Get expert advice for efficient home shading solutions.

14 February 2024 Read More
Thermal Conservatory Blinds
Thermal Conservatory Roof Blinds – Costs vs Savings

If you’re wondering if Thermal Conservatory Blinds are good value for money, then wonder no more. In this article we deep dive into the benefits of energy efficient shading solutions and how they can save money on your energy bills.

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Appeal Shading Wins Gold Trusted Service Award 2024

We at Appeal Shading are thrilled to announce our receipt of The Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award, a testament to our unwavering commitment to providing top-notch customer experiences.

MF2600 Haus Awning
Difference between Awning Cassettes – A buyer’s guide

When people refer to cassettes as they talk about awnings, they’re referring to the case into which the awning retracts. The purpose it serves is to protect the awning from the elements, including harsh weather conditions, dirt, and any other natural causes of damage. Naturally, there is a direct correlation between the protection gained from the amount of protection you get and the amount of money you have to pay. For context, there are 3 different cassette types at 3 different price points:

1 December 2023 Read More
MF2600 Haus Awning with Valance Plus
What to look for when buying an awning – A Buyer’s Guide

You should first know what you need out of an awning. Defining what you need out of an Awning is the first step you need to take in order to determine its size and position in your home, from there you can decide on specs and durability by implementing the following:

30 November 2023 Read More
How to Maintain Your Insect Screen

When people have insect screens installed, maintenance isn’t at the forefront of their thinking, and as a result, they can count the number of years that go by before degradation starts on one hand. This often happens because of 2 reasons. Lack of research before installation, and most importantly, how to maintain your insect screen.

29 November 2023 Read More
What Can An Insect Screen Protect you From?

Bugs, insects, and all manner of flying pests come in waves with the changing seasons. Depending on where you are, your insect screen might be keeping out a wider variety of pests than you realise. Throughout the year, the different pests they keep out change, and for you to understand the extent of protection you get out of an insect screen, it’s important to know what you need protection from:

28 November 2023 Read More
Appeal Home Shading now exhibit at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre

The National Self-Build and Renovation (NSBRC) is the only permanent venue of its kind in the UK, home to self-builders, home renovators, trade industry experts, and all things home improvement. It’s a place that hands out industry expert advice for the many thousands of self-builders, renovators, and home improvers here in the UK to advance their self-building journey.

27 November 2023 Read More
ClearView Lantern Roof Blind
How Do We Measure For Roof Lantern Blinds?

Roof lanterns might have an unorthodox shape but they’re actually very easy to measure for. Here’s what we do when we want to fix new blinds.

24 October 2023 Read More
Design Ideas For Lantern Roof Blinds

Lantern roofs are all the rage right now, but like all windows they require a shading solution. That’s where Appeal comes in! We’ve got a specially designed collection of lantern roof blinds to choose from.

How To Kit Out Your Home For Changeable Weather

October’s weather is notoriously changeable, but which month is meteorologically consistent in Britain? In these relatively quiet few months before Christmas, it’s a great time to be thinking about making your home ready for all conditions, perfect for outdoor entertaining or cosying up indoors.

15 October 2023 Read More
shading for conservatory roof
Chik Blinds Vs French Pinoleum Blinds

If you’re a devotee of social media, you may have noticed a recent fuss over ‘Chik blinds.’ They’re the latest hit in interior design and have been trending across certain corners of TikTok and Instagram over the last few weeks.

6 October 2023 Read More
Pinoleum Conservatory Roof Blinds
Appeal Partners With The British Institute Of Interior Designers

We have some exciting news to share with you all. Appeal Home Shading is now an official partner of the British Institute Of Interior Designers. We are extremely pleased to join up with such a prestigious organisation and it’s put us in some impressive company.

3 October 2023 Read More
How To Keep Mosquitos Out Of Your Home

In the UK, we don’t usually have to worry about mosquitos much once we get to Autumn, but climate change has affected mosquito populations across Europe and we’re not rid of the little pests yet. Consequently, now is a great time to think about purchasing insect screens.

1 October 2023 Read More
Green h1650 Awning
Awnings And Pergolas: What’s The Difference?

Modern pergolas and awnings are available in stunning designs and whatever you choose, you will be giving your garden space an incredible upgrade. But what’s the difference between the two? Let’s take a look.

30 September 2023 Read More
Window Blinds And Attic Extensions

Once you have transformed your attic, it is time to think about dressing and designing your new space. The sloping ceiling in an attic extension can be fitted with various window styles, depending on your needs and interior design preferences.

23 September 2023 Read More
Combining Window Blinds And Curtains

Using blinds and curtains on one window is a highly effective shading solution and can transform a room. It’s not for everybody, but if you want to install curtains and blinds at the same time, here’s what you need to know.

20 September 2023 Read More
Can You Use Haus Awnings In Cold Weather?

Early forecasts for Autumn look promising and while the days are getting shorter, they also promise to be drier. If you own a Haus Awning, you might be tempted to use it more often in the coming months, but this begs one key question; can you use awnings in colder weather?

15 September 2023 Read More
Honeycomb Conservatory Roof Blinds
A Beginner’s Guide To Honeycomb Blinds

If you’ve no idea what honeycomb blinds are and were embarrassed to ask, here’s all that you need to know. From energy efficiency to noise insulation, this is our short guide.

10 September 2023 Read More
A Closer Look At Two Of Our Case Studies

You may have noticed that we recently added a case studies section to our website. We’re extremely proud of our work and while we’ve always had plenty of photos online, we thought it was time we showcased some of our recent projects. It’s a good opportunity to see our blinds and awnings ‘in the wild,’ and we hope it’ll inspire people to pursue their own shading ideas.

4 September 2023 Read More
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