Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Blinds In the Home Can Save you Money this Winter

With energy bills rising at an alarming rate, we have to look at other methods to keep our homes warmer.  Double glazing, Cavity wall and Loft insulation can all help keep the home warmer for longer, BUT did you know that blinds and shutter can also improve efficiency. With the help of our chart below you can see that blinds is one of the best way of saving energy and cost during the winter months.


 













































 

Technology


 



Saving/year (£)


 



Installed cost (£)


 



Payback (years)


 



CO2 saving/year (kg)


 


Blinds

 


96

 


500

 


5

 


478

 


Loft Insulation 0-270mm

 


180

 


300

 


2

 


730

 


Loft Insulation 100-270mm

 


25

 


300

 


12

 


110

 


Cavity wall insulation

 


140

 


500

 


4

 


560

 


Single glazing todouble glazing

 


 

170


 


 

2,500


 


 

15


 


 

680


 



The graph shows that blinds, when installed on single glazed windows is competitive with the other domestic energy saving products. The blinds have a short payback time of years and can save £96 per year on heating bills.


Source - http://www.shadespecifier.org.uk/uploads/pages_7_516e92154603c.pdf



Blinds In the Home Can Save you Money this Winter

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Recent Customer Reviews

On Our Check-a-trade page we are pro-active in getting customer feedback, Here is a snippet of some of our latest reviews. As you can see all of these customers have given us a score of 10.  With a focus on great prices and excellent customer care we ensure that we keep getting these top reviews. To see all our reviews click here


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Recent Customer Reviews

Friday, 2 August 2013

New Van Signage

To follow along with our new website, we have added new signature branding to our vehicle, if you see the van about Basingstoke or Andover give us a toot!




New Van Signage

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Welcome Post


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DBD Home Elements is a local, family-run business that has been servicing Basingstoke and Andover for over 15 years. We are a husband and wife team with over 20 years’ experience of working in the window blinds, shutters and awnings industry and have a solid reputation for offering a personal, trustworthy and affordable service. Don’t take our word for it though, why not read our latest customer reviews here?
Thousands of satisfied customers have found our home appointment service invaluable when matching interior d├ęcor and furnishings. We never charge for an appointment, and there is never any obligation to buy; our advice is free, and we offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments to suit you.
We strive to offer every customer a personal service tailored to their individual needs. From the moment you call us to book an appointment, to the time we install the final product in your home, we will ensure your expectations are exceeded every step of the way.
To ensure the very best quality, all of our blinds, shutters and awnings are made-to-measure – if can’t find what you need, please let us know; as we’re able to source most products.
We will beat any competitors’ sale offers, like-for-like, guaranteed. Visit our website at http://www.designerblindsdirect.com