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Are blinds the landlord's responsibility?

Residential landlords are responsible for following the appropriate current regulations to ensure the health and safety of their tenants whilst in their property. Therefore, landlords or tenants must ensure that all internal blinds comply with revised legal requirements for internal window blinds published in 2014.

Some of the main points of the 2014 standards require:
• Installation of safety devices for preventing any cords or chains from creating a potential hazard. This applies to all homes whether children are present or not.
• Limitations on cord and chain lengths
• Warnings labels must be attached to blinds and instructions provided regarding health and safety
• The testing of all safety components of internal blinds

The British Blind & Shutter Association (BBSA) has been campaigning for safer blinds since 2009. As one of founding members of the BBSA, Direct Blinds, ensures that all of our products comply with the most recent safety regulations.

By following our simple measuring and fitting instructions at both Landlords and their tenants can be sure of getting quality blinds that meet all the current safety standards.
Find out more about the child safety Make It Safe Campaign at the campaign’s website.

Blog Posts

Back to School - Children’s Bedroom Blinds

Back to School - Children’s Bedroom Blinds

As Spring is just around the corner, and the days are getting longer, what better time to think about refreshing, or preparing, your Children’s bedrooms! In this blog we’re giving you a handy guide to selecting children’s blinds so read on for all our handy tips on blind types, fabric choices, and sleep hygiene.

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Beautiful blinds on a budget

Beautiful blinds on a budget

Trying to buy blinds on a budget and worried you’ll have to break the bank to cover all the windows in your home? Need to replace blinds but want to be mindful of your expenses? Then this is the perfect blog for you – read on to see some of our cost-effective blinds that are beautiful without breaking the bank.

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Valentine’s Day Competition

Valentine’s Day Competition

Love is in the Air! Here at Swift Direct Blinds we’re celebrating with a Valentine’s Day Competition. We want you to express your love for your friends and family by nominating them to win a £100 Swift Direct Blinds voucher, you’ll also win a £50 love2shop voucher too. Read our blog here for full details on how to enter the competition.

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