High street retail has had a tough time in recent years, what with the burgeoning growth in internet ‘shopping’ and the use of the smartphones and other digital devices such as Alexa and Google Home Hub. People have quickly accepted emerging technology that enhances their living and leisure pursuits. ‘In-home leisure’ being an increasingly popular […]
Recent postsHow we shop, the future What makes Oakhurst Blinds unique… Choosing conservatory blinds – what exactly are you being offered …. and by whom?
Oakhurst is a pioneer and leading designer in the development of products specifically created for the complex shapes and angles found within conservatories and the more recent emerging designs of lantern, orangery, glass extension or gable-end windows. Our 25 years, plus of experience has led us to conclude that pleated or honeycomb fabrics are the […]
In a recent evaluation of companies claiming to be conservatory blind “specialists” we were again reminded that home owners are often being offered some poor choices and also poor value for money. Who you are buying from? The blinds market is dominated by a small number of very large players such as Hillary’s, Thomas Sanderson […]
The conservatory in its traditional form is dead, or so they say! The glazing industry has evolved now and with TV programmes such as Grand Designs, showcasing ever more ingenious glazing structures to compliment listed buildings or new structures for contemporary houses, these newer designs have broadened out into the wider market. Homeowners are now […]