Learn From the Expertise of Budget Blinds’ Designers on Vancouver Island

Posted on Sep 7, 2019

Budget Blinds on Vancouver Island provides complimentary in-home consultations with designers to guide you through the choices to find the perfect window coverings for your home. This month meet designer Rebeccah Kurucz.

She grew up working in her family’s business in Port Alberni, before attending school for interior design to pursue her passion. She worked at a design firm for several years before making the transition to Budget Blinds.

“Helping my clients to make their homes look beautiful is truly rewarding, and I love being a part of the whole process,” says Rebeccah. “Window coverings play such an important role in the overall look and feel of your home. I wanted to work more closely with my customers and assist them in putting finishing touches into their homes.”

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Budget Blinds of Vancouver Island is Helping You Beat the Heat This Summer

Posted on Jun 7, 2019

Up to 50% of a home’s heating and cooling energy can be lost through its windows. So rather than cranking up your heat or air conditioning to avoid uncomfortable temperatures this summer, let Budget Blinds help with an array of versatile blinds, shades, shutters, and window film that are practical and energy efficient, and also on-trend.

This June Budget Blinds of the North Island is offering $150 off Cellular and Solar shades, and 20% off Window Film to help beat the heat.

These energy efficient window coverings will keep you feeling cool and your home looking great this summer, and can also keep the heat in during the cold winter months.

As well, window film deflects up to 99% of damaging UV rays, protecting your furniture, floors and artwork against harmful UV damage, while helping to keep temperatures cool.

Contact Budget Blinds of the North Island at the Courtenay showroom (8 – 2663 Kilpatrick Avenue) or online to book a complimentary in-home consultation.

Enjoy expert advice and choose from the latest styles and custom options such as motorization to make the most of your window treatments.

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Building Permit Values Up on Vancouver Island

Posted on Jun 7, 2019

Vancouver Island Construction Association

The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) has released their first quarter report for building permits on Vancouver Island and Powell River.  Total building permits issued in the region during the first quarter of 2019 totalled $610.0 million, up 26 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2018.

Building permits were higher in most regional districts except in Alberni-Clayoquot and the Comox Valley. Large gains over the prior quarter occurred in the Nanaimo and Strathcona Regional districts. 

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This Month Enjoy Buy More, Save More Specials at Budget Blinds of the North Island

Posted on May 17, 2019

Spring is a great time to freshen up your home’s window coverings, and this month, buy more and save more with Budget Blinds of Central and Northern Vancouver Island. Enjoy 30-40% off selected styles this May – the more you buy, the more you’ll save.

Budget Blinds designers can provide a free in-home consultation to guide you through the latest choices and ensure you receive window treatments that suit your decor, lifestyle and your family’s needs.

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Home Sales Are Down, But Prices Are Up on Vancouver Island

Posted on Jul 13, 2018

Housing demand has decreased in the Vancouver Island Real Estate Board (VIREB) area, which ranges from Duncan to Port Hardy, in the first half of 2018. Despite lower sales to date, lack of inventory continues to tilt the market in favour of sellers and move prices up.

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