Yearly Archive: 2011

Torquay External Blinds and Awnings

December 9, 2011 Summer in Torquay is fantastic. It’s that time when you pack the car, head to the beach, catch some waves, relax, read a book – whatever takes your fancy – and at the end of the day, no one wants to come home to a hot house. Protecting your home from the summer heat using...
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Geelong Eclipse Umbrellas

November 10, 2011 We’ve had the Sola and now for the Eclipse! With hot summer days almost here, our Eclipse Umbrella is exactly what you need to stop the bright midday sun affecting your enjoyment of the outdoors whether it is the pool, dining on your deck or simply relaxing outside. Shade umbrellas are an important part of...
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Shutters Torquay

October 11, 2011 Taking a drive around Torquay you see the odd heritage or colonial style home with external shutters and even a few with faux shutters – the kind that are permanently fixed to the outside of the house for aesthetic purposes. Shutters help provide a contrasting colour and a little architectural feature to the home: white with...
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Do Your Shade Sails Need Replacing?

September 14, 2011 Geelong, Torquay, Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast If your shade sails have been out the last few Torquay and Geelong summers and winters they must be starting to look a bit worse for wear. Constant exposure to sun, wind over a few years will leave shade sails looking faded, threadbare and in desperate need of replacement....
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Awnings Torquay

August 9, 2011 Is anyone following The Block this season? In an episode last week one of the houses installed motorised blinds that were described by one of the designer/judges as a ‘lifestyle enhancement’ and the sort of thing that buyers are looking for. Part of our range of motorised products include motorised, retractable awnings powered by Somfy. Available control options include hand-held...
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Recreate the Balinese Look with Timber Shutters

July 19, 2011 Even though I was on a recent family holiday in Bali I, of course, was looking at the window furnishings! Most commonly used seem to be wooden shutters. The natural timber looks sensational with matching timber furnishings and contrasting white tiling, cushions, couches and bed linen. The shutters not only look great but they do...
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Roman Blinds Geelong

June 7, 2011 Are you wearing sunglasses in your kitchen? Are there bed sheets hanging from your windows? When you’re sitting on your bed can your neighbours wave to you? It doesn’t take a blind expert to realise that you may need blinds in your home. Champion Blinds’ feature product of the month is our roman blinds. Their sleek design...
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Geelong Roller Blinds

May 3, 2011 Did anyone go to the HIA Home Show in Melbourne on the weekend? For lovers of renovations and interior design there was plenty to see. At Champion Blinds we just get a big kick out of staying on top of the latest trends in home furnishings, interiors and, of course, blinds. Our feature product this...
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designEX 2011 Melbourne

April 8, 2011 At Champion Blinds we love to stay on top of the latest design trends and this weekend we are excited to be off to designEX 2011. It’s a trade only event displaying leaders in design and architecture and celebrates the best in contemporary and classis design. There are Interior Design Awards, New Product Awards and plenty of...
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Venetian Blinds Geelong and Torquay

April 5, 2011 Our feature products of the month are venetian blinds – the perfect window furnishings for those who like a minimalist, modern look. There are so many options with venetians from slat widths to coloured or timber that you can create an individualised look suitable for any room. At Champion Blinds we are building a business based...
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