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Which curtains and blinds increase the value of your home?

There are many ways that you can boost the value of your home – and beautiful curtains, blinds and awnings is one of them!

At Bob Burns Blinds, you don’t need to spend a fortune on your window treatments to impress potential buyers. But you do need to understand which window treatments hold their value, and deliver maximum profit when you’re ready to sell your home.

So, the question begs, which window furnishings increase the value of your home? We’re glad you asked! In this article, we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 picks, and why they’re a desirable option to consider.

Pick #1: Sitting pretty with plantation shutters

Plantation shutters are known for their light control, privacy, security and longevity. Best of all, their elegant and timeless aesthetic will help to increase the value of your home.

Bob Burns Blinds plantation shutters are made from premium basswood (sourced from sustainable forests) or hardwearing polyresin aluminium. With a fine texture and flawless finish, they look stunning in any room.

Here’s why you’ll love them:

  • They look ultra sophisticated, stylish and make an eye-catching statement in any space
  • They’re versatile, durable and easy to clean
  • They’re energy efficient and offer complete light, privacy and airflow control
  • They’re child and pet safe, with superior insulation properties.
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Pick #2: Your very own alfresco area with Zipscreen

The stats are in! 63% of Australians would pay extra for a home with more outdoor space. So how can you achieve this? Zipscreens of course!

Zipscreens have hidden interlocking parts that zip together to create an outdoor oasis, with no gaps. They’re a perfect solution to extend your outdoor space and create an additional room, allowing you to entertain day and night, winter or summer.

Here’s why you’ll love them:

  • They look stylish and sophisticated (and will be the envy of your family and friends)!
  • They can be custom made to fit any outdoor area
  • They create an enclosed, extra space in your backyard, perfect for entertaining, all year round
  • They provide privacy, UV and wind protection as well as anti-glare properties, suitable for the Australian climate
  • They’re made from high quality fabrics and come in a range of colours to match your home’s existing outdoor colour palette.

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Pick #3: Easy living with motorised blinds

Indoor and outdoor motorised blinds offer unparalleled convenience, control and comfort at the touch of a button. This affordable technology brings an innovative and modern sophistication to your window furnishings, and is sure to excite prospective buyers.

Get ready for your blinds and awnings to glide open and close individually or as a group. They can even stop exactly where you’d like! Plus, you have the option to automatically raise or lower your window coverings at certain times throughout the day, optimising your home’s energy efficiency.

Motorisation can also be an effective option for difficult to reach windows or heavy window coverings that can be challenging to manoeuvre.

Here’s why you’ll love them:

  • They have a clean, seamless modern look with no cords, making them child and pet safe
  • They’re easy to operate, convenient and innovative, with remote or smart phone applications available
  • They can be motorised by battery or hardwire 240v
  • They provide complete light and mood control and are especially convenient for media or theatre rooms.
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Pick #4: Keep your home safe with security products

Homes that feature security doors, screens or roller shutters are a desirable proposition. Why? Not only do they evoke a feeling of safety, but their modern look and curb appeal can be attractive to many buyers.

Did you know that security products installed in your home can even earn you a discount on your home and contents insurance premiums? They also offer internal comfort by allowing fresh air to flow through your home.

Here’s why you’ll love them:

  • Security doors increase your home’s safety, provide airflow, and are available in mesh or beautiful laser cut screen designs
  • Roller shutters protect your home against intruders and the elements. They block out light, reduce noise and keep your house cool
  • Security screens stop intruders, are custom made to fit your windows and come in many shapes, colours and designs.
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Pick #5: Complete light, privacy and temperature control with blackout curtains

Blackout curtains provide complete control over your home environment. One of the most effective energy efficient window coverings on the market, they block out 100% of your home’s natural light, offering complete privacy. They also have superior thermal insulation properties, helping you to save money on your energy bills.

Here’s why you’ll love them:

  • They can be custom made to fit any window or shape
  • They provide UV protection as well as superior thermal and sound insulation
  • They can help you to sleep better by reducing your exposure to sunlight in the morning
  • They provide excellent privacy, especially at night
  • They can reduce your energy bills and carbon footprint.
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Ready to increase the value of your home? Give us a call!

At Bob Burns Blinds, we have an extensive range of window furnishings to suit any home and lifestyle. From plantation shutters and security products, to blind motorisation and zip screens, our products come in a wide range of colours, fabrics and finishes. Book-in your free measure and quote today.

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