Yearly Archive: 2012

Happy Christmas from the team at Champion Blinds

December 21, 2012 It’s now only a few days until Christmas and we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. If Santa didn’t bring you everything you wanted and a little more shopping is still in order, drop by Champion Blinds and check out our range of...
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The French Elegance of Shutters – Now In Geelong

November 21, 2012 Last time we blogged we told you about one of our favourite ways of covering windows in style – plantation shutters! We touched on the background of this shutter style and briefly mentioned their history of originating from eighteenth century plantation houses. They were a versatile way of both protecting and opening up houses in...
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Versatility with Plantation Shutters

October 24, 2012 We often get asked by clients to recommend a versatile, durable and great looking window furnishing – the answer often leads us back to plantation shutters. They are a great way to increase the value of your home as well as provide easy and practical functionality. Based on traditional plantation houses from the 18th century,...
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Choosing Warm Weather Blinds

September 12, 2012 Choosing blinds that bring the warmth and colour of Spring into your home can completely change the interior of your home. Whether you are installing blinds into a new home or are replacing tired older blinds to refresh the look of your home, make sure you research the best options available. Spring Style and Mood...
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Torquay Tigers Reach Grand Final

August 30, 2012 It’s an exciting time for two local Under 14s and Under 16s teams at Torquay Tigers Football Club as they have reached the milestone of a Grand Final – every football team’s dream. After a year of teamwork, some hard won clashes, a few bruises and bumps and the support of a fantastic band of...
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Shutters for your House this Summer

July 16, 2012 The best practice to cope with unwanted sun light is to keep it outside in the beginning of the process. One can accomplish this with properly designed shutters, which keep out the sun’s rays in summer months but are also manufactured to let it in while in winter months. Shutters are really the most wonderful...
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How to Clean Your Window Shutters

June 13, 2012 Window shutters are exposed to the elements which mean they become covered in dust and dirt over time. Whether you have wood, vinyl or metal shutters, they all need periodic cleaning to extend their life and keep your home’s exterior looking great. How you clean your shutters depends on the material they are made of....
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Geelong Venetian Blinds – a Piece of History

May 18, 2012 Venetian blinds have come a long way since the two inch wide metal blinds of the 50s and even further than the first blinds the Egyptians strung together with reeds from the Nile or the ancient Chinese made with bamboo. The history of a blind may seem a bit obscure, yet it is from the...
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External Awnings Torquay

April 18, 2012 Maintenance and Care Tips Buying your external awning is one thing. You live in Torquay, you’ve made your decision to have an awning installed so your summers are cool and winters are warm with the flick of a switch, you’ve made the right choice. It’s a brilliant investment providing the ultimate protection for your home...
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Torquay Shutters

March 6, 2012 Timeless style suits the decor of many homes and this is why plantation shutters are the perfect addition to a range of building styles. Plantation shutters give your home, or office, a contemporary feel and they not only look great, they are easily open and closed with a remote controlled motorised tilt system. If you...
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