In the colder months, there is nothing quite like curling up with a hot chocolate on the sofa and getting cosy. However, when you’ve just enjoyed a long walk with the dog or have returned from a shopping trip, the last thing you want is to have to unwind in a chilly room. So, how do you keep your home warm in winter?

Your choice of blinds and curtains can make a huge difference.

Here at Norwich Sunblinds, we can help you stay toasty when it’s cold outside!

5 ways to keep your home warm in winter from Norwich Sunblinds

1. Made to measure blinds

Whatever your choice of blinds, it is essential that they fit well to help insulate your home. Made to measure blinds are designed to fit your windows and are more effective at keeping out draughts than off the shelf blinds, which are one-size-fits-all.

Even a simple well-fitting blind can help reduce heat loss; roller blinds, for example, stop 21% of heat escaping from your rooms. With made to measure blinds you have more choice. For example, you can opt for thermal blinds to help keep your home warm in winter.

At Norwich Sunblinds, your blinds will be made to your exact specifications in our Attleborough workshop. It all starts with a home appointment when we measure up and show you fabric samples.

Vertical blinds being made with sewing machine

Blinds are made to measure at Norwich Sunblinds You have more options and your blinds will fit well.

Digital fabric sample red blackout blind fabric

Choose thermal blinds for a cosy home! Carnival Chelsea Red fabric by Louvolite

2. Curtains

At Norwich Sunblinds, we do blinds of all kinds and curtains too! There is nothing like drawing the curtains as the nights get colder to make you feel warm and cosy. Curtains insulate well and will certainly help keep out the draughts on winter evenings. However, curtains work whatever the time of year, adding a stylish touch to any home décor.

Curtains can look more traditional and therefore might appeal to some people more than modern style blinds. Of course, the look very much depends on your choice of fabric. At Norwich Sunblinds we work with leading suppliers, including Clarke & Clarke, Prestige, ILIV and Voyage, to bring you a wide variety of high-quality fabrics. You can view our range of gorgeous designs in our Norfolk Showrooms or during a home appointment.

living room curtains

Curtains look super stylish and help keep out the draughts Regal fabric by Clarke & Clarke

Silver and light blue curtains

Curtains look great all year round. Rashieka’s Garden fabric by Voyage

3. Roman blinds

Roman blinds add an elegant touch to a room and work especially well in living rooms and bedrooms. Made from furnishing and curtain fabric, you have a huge choice of designs and colours with Norwich Sunblinds. You can choose from chain operated mechanisms in white, brown or chrome.

For double warmth, try combining Roman blinds with curtains.

Not sure whether Roman blinds will suit your home? A Norwich Sunblinds expert can advise during a home appointment. We do all the measuring and fitting of your blinds and curtains, leaving you free to put your feet up with a cup of tea! What’s more, all our products come with a five-year guarantee.

For pure elegance add a Roman blind Bloomsbury fabric by Clarke & Clarke

Grey roman blinds and curtains in living room

Combine curtains and Roman blinds for extra warmth At Norwich Sunblinds, our curtains and blinds are made to measure and come with a five-year guarantee

4. Colours

There is no doubt that certain colours can make us feel warmer than others. Bright shades including red, yellow and orange warm up a room. Think also of Autumn leaves in burnished russet and copper. Whereas deep tones such as grey, brown and purple can create a luxurious comforting feel. Not sure which colour to go for? The team at Norwich Sunblinds can help you get creative with colour in your home. Give us a call on 01603 334085 or arrange a home appointment to find out more.

Create a cosy home with help from Norwich Sunblinds Highgrove Forest fabric by ILIV

Copper coloured roller blind in living room

Fabrics in gold and copper create a warm ambience Copper fabric by Louvolite

5. Texture

Layering clothes is a must if you want to stay warm in winter. The same can be said of our homes. By combining different fabrics and textures in your home décor, you can create a cosy sanctuary. Try blinds in a textured design or curtains in a rich velvet style fabric.

Here at Norwich Sunblinds, we make soft furnishings too, so can create the complete look for your winter home from the curtains to the cushions.

Visit our Norfolk Showrooms for some inspiration this season.

blue and taupe patterned floor to ceiling curtain in living room

Layer up in your home this winter Fabric by Voyage

Purple velvet patterned cushions and throuw on chaise longue

Norwich Sunblinds can make your soft furnishings too! Grand Palais fabric by Prestigious

Whatever the season, the Norwich Sunblinds team can find the ideal blinds and curtains for your home. It all starts with a home appointment. Book yours today!