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HOA77
HOA77
21 June

Buying blinds online

Buying blinds online

Like arcadelt, I've also purchased roller blinds from Veneta and the blinds are amazing. But I got mine pretty quickly (I don't think it came from China), and it was…

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HOA77
Jun 21, 2017 2:53 pm
KeepCalm
KeepCalm
20 June

Thermalite Shutters (thermolite/polyresin) opinions sought

Thermalite Shutters (thermolite/polyresin) opinions sought

Just wondering if anyone has any recent experience with instillation of Thermalite (also written Thermolite in places) Plantation Shutters. They are saying they are made…

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KeepCalm
Jun 20, 2017 4:54 pm
KeepCalm

Curtains

Curtains

MrsJM has recently done her house in sheets and block out curtains so she maybe able to give you a price, from what she's mentioned I think it's pretty up there in…

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charlibear
May 30, 2017 8:30 pm
charlibear
algernon
algernon
14 May

Curtains and Blinds for Tilt and Turn Windows

Curtains and Blinds for Tilt and Turn Windows

We went with two layers of blinds for a couple of reasons. We wanted translucent blinds to let light through while still providing privacy - these are the honeycomb…

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algernon
May 14, 2017 11:08 am
jr15
jr15
10 May

Blind solution for a tight spot

Blind solution for a tight spot

Would one of these on the door work http://www.allblindsandcurtains.com.au/vision-blinds/ (there's a video at the bottom) Otherwise do you need a blind over the door?…

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jr15
May 10, 2017 10:03 pm

Custom with the wide range of fabrics, colours, and…

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viveka
Mar 30, 2017 8:22 pm
viveka
panneer
panneer
24 March

Vision blinds use to home

Vision blinds use to home

is a great alternative to the classic Venetian blind or roller, which…

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panneer
Mar 24, 2017 7:40 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
27 February

Tinting double glazed windows

Tinting double glazed windows

Hi I was wondering if anyone had experience with tinting double glazed windows-toughened and non toughened? There is information online about double glazed windows heating…

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Gaudi
Feb 27, 2017 12:32 am

Hi. I have some windows in my HT room that are very close to the wall maybe so close that I can't mount anything usual. Funny thing is I don't get much light through these…

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TheBigHouse
Feb 13, 2017 4:07 pm
Zhenhua
Zhenhua
28 January

Install curtain on plaster wall?

Install curtain on plaster wall?

I bought some curtains and curtain rods from IKEA the other day but couldn't get them fixed on the plaster walls. The screws are not able to hold the rod and…

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Zhenhua
Jan 27, 2017 11:28 pm
Bruce123
Bruce123
27 January

Side Overhang For Curtain Rail

Side Overhang For Curtain Rail

I have a window door combination - 1800mm wide with the door on one side making up half of that (900mm). I want to install curtains over the window/door so need to install…

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Bruce123
Jan 27, 2017 8:42 pm
Craigasaurus
Craigasaurus
18 December 2016

Large sliding door - which blinds?

Large sliding door - which blinds?

I'm also struggling with this. We have a 6.3m sliding door that has 6 pa els and opens from the middle. I've looked into vertical honeycomb blinds but they are too…

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Craigasaurus
Dec 18, 2016 12:16 pm
SaberX
SaberX
9 December 2016

DIY WIndow treatments - buying online?

DIY WIndow treatments - buying online?

Just curious if anyone has done some of the online blinds stores: half price blinds is one of the ones that i have been getting samples from. I have spoken to their call…

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SaberX
Dec 09, 2016 4:42 am
kylz4
kylz4
20 November 2016

Face fit or recessed rollers?

Face fit or recessed rollers?

I selected face fit roller blinds as it blocks light out better but now we are a bit worried with how it will look sticking out on every window!? Does anyone have any pics…

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kylz4
Nov 20, 2016 9:37 pm
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renoauction
Sep 19, 2016 11:17 am
ECOECO
ECOECO
25 July 2016

Can double-glazing avoid curtains/blinds on bifolds?

Can double-glazing avoid curtains/blinds on bifolds?

I don't like to destroy reputations, but I have encountered some pretty bad flies...

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ECOECO
Jul 25, 2016 2:46 pm
ECOECO
rachaellhallett
rachaellhallett
1 July 2016

Is this acceptable? Pics included.

Is this acceptable? Pics included.

The stitching sticks out as bad to me. I'd be asking them back to investigate the stitching and then mention the creases to et their pro opinion on when they should fall…

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rachaellhallett
Jul 01, 2016 1:31 pm
jasminelee_86
jasminelee_86
28 February 2016

Window coverings for corner window

Window coverings for corner window

They can go inside frame or on outside frame. Oh yes the destructive age. I have 10, 6, 3, 2 and they so far dont seem to be getting less destructive as they age

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jasminelee_86
Feb 28, 2016 7:13 pm
jasminelee_86
Breeze-Ins
Breeze-Ins
1 February 2016

Roller Blinds Banging!

Roller Blinds Banging!
1, 2, 3

Hahaha I haven't been active on here for some time. This lady was a real piece of work! I cannot remember why I was unable to get to my emails for a week but yes it did…

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Breeze-Ins
Feb 01, 2016 8:40 pm
Breeze-Ins
teigs1
teigs1
21 January 2016

Shutters & roller blinds colours

Shutters & roller blinds colours

Hi all, we have just received a quote on window furnishings for our home. They suggested having shutters in our bedroom and the family room (they both face the street) im…

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teigs1
Jan 21, 2016 7:53 am
Lincoln35_mckinley
Lincoln35_mckinley
19 December 2015

Light filtering blinds

Light filtering blinds

We are thinking of having light filtering blinds in out family and dining area. Would appreciate any feedback on these from anyone who has these in their homes.

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Lincoln35_mckinley
Dec 19, 2015 1:01 pm
Lincoln35_mckinley
jklow888
jklow888
7 December 2015

Temporary blinds available after shutter installation

Temporary blinds available after shutter installation

Per this thread when we almost completed our home: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=31381 I have 7 900 x 1800 temporary blinds left over after our window treatments were done. I…

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jklow888
Dec 07, 2015 11:17 am
1st-timers
1st-timers
15 October 2015

Ordering Blinds Off The Plan

Ordering Blinds Off The Plan

You can build a quote on blinds online with approximate measurements and save for later. I'll be submitting this saved quote to the bank…

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1st-timers
Oct 15, 2015 7:56 am
ShannaLK
ShannaLK
2 July 2015

Blinds online

Blinds online

I have used blinds online, their service was good, product shipped fast but I can't comment on the product itself as I haven't installed them yet

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ShannaLK
Jul 02, 2015 2:04 pm
ShannaLK
MT70
MT70
21 June 2015

Honeycomb blinds alternative to roller blinds

Honeycomb blinds alternative to roller blinds

After pros and cons of honeycomb blinds. I have just discovered them and think they might look better in our bedrooms instead of a block out roller. I plan on using…

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MT70
Jun 21, 2015 1:42 pm
MT70
Beazley77
Beazley77
23 May 2015

Blinds Suggestions

Blinds Suggestions

Was going to suggest what xxkatxx has. I'm not a fan of roller blinds myself and think this is because I consider them commercial as they're in all thie offices I have…

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Beazley77
May 23, 2015 11:24 am
Beazley77
TomCat
TomCat
3 May 2015

Wood blinds - color too heavy?

Wood blinds - color too heavy?

Wow, how did I miss this post! I wonder what you did ... I think what you suggested would look great. Hope you did it. This is such a lovely house

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TomCat
May 03, 2015 2:50 am
TomCat
HBAustralia
HBAustralia
24 April 2015

Blind options for wide window

Blind options for wide window

Yup agreed.. As our window faces onto our verandah (kids often outside there) and doesnt get huge amounts of sunlight, if we went for venetians…

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HBAustralia
Apr 24, 2015 4:07 pm
HBAustralia
MnT
MnT
24 April 2015

PVC vs Aluminium shutters

PVC vs Aluminium shutters

Aluminium is conductive so will get warm in summer and cool in winter so PVC would be a better option in that respect.

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MnT
Apr 24, 2015 8:41 am
MnT
Carla99
Carla99
23 February 2015

5m roller blinds

5m roller blinds

Hi everyone I'm in need of a light diffusing roller blind to go under my posh new drapes...problem is the window is 5m tall! Anyone been able to source such a long blind?…

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Carla99
Feb 23, 2015 3:22 pm
Carla99
yvonneh
yvonneh
15 February 2015

Smooth running curtain tracks

Smooth running curtain tracks

It's probably not exactly what you are looking for but ikea has a ceiling or wall mounted track option that goes around corners...

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yvonneh
Feb 15, 2015 6:07 am
4walls
4walls
3 January 2015

Energy efficiency and window coverings

Energy efficiency and window coverings

Initially thoughts would be for a floor to ceiling double track s fold curtain. S fold as it is a contemporary look and in most cases can take up less fabric (ie reduce…

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4walls
Jan 03, 2015 5:49 pm
4walls
deluxes
deluxes
3 November 2014

WHY do people like VENETIAN BLINDS? Venetian vs Vertical..

WHY do people like VENETIAN BLINDS? Venetian vs Vertical..

I've had venetians, verticals, Romans, rollers, curtains in a lot of houses over the years... They all have the their pluses and minuses. I've never struggled with…

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deluxes
Nov 03, 2014 8:00 am
deluxes
evec
evec
2 November 2014

Curtains & Blinds Help! South East Melb Companies? Recommend

Curtains & Blinds Help! South East Melb Companies? Recommend

hahah, so true. you are lucky that you didn't have issues with fencing. ATM nothing is happening on both our…

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evec
Nov 02, 2014 12:54 am
evec
mgilla
mgilla
23 October 2014

Which type of blinds is lightest (weight wise)??

Which type of blinds is lightest (weight wise)??

Why would you think they would be too heavy? As long as they are fitted through the architraves and into the frame you can put sheet metal blinds up.

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mgilla
Oct 23, 2014 3:47 pm
m-sass
m-sass
19 October 2014

Furnishing multiple sliding doors

Furnishing multiple sliding doors

I cant help with your question on window coverings, as I came here to try to workout what options we have. However, reading your post, I am wondering if you have your east…

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m-sass
Oct 19, 2014 11:31 am
m-sass
barneyb10
barneyb10
25 September 2014

Plantation Shutters - Fusion20 brand any good?

Plantation Shutters - Fusion20 brand any good?

Hello Keith. What type of Mcdonald Jones home are you building? We build a Milano 4 home late last year and have a full set of White plantation shutters brand new still in…

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barneyb10
Sep 25, 2014 6:37 pm
staceyd
staceyd
29 August 2014

highlight windows?

highlight windows?

Any ideas for something that will work for a highlight window, as well as a 3 panel sliding door? I'm hoping to get something cohesive. I thought about panel glides and a…

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staceyd
Aug 29, 2014 11:08 am
joannek
joannek
13 August 2014

Window coverings

Window coverings

Impish73 thanks for the suggestion. I'm seriously considering the honeycomb blinds. I'd never heard of them before.

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joannek
Aug 13, 2014 2:06 am
vc213
vc213
22 June 2014

Buy 29mm curtain rods online

Buy 29mm curtain rods online

Hi, Can anyone suggest where I can buy 29mm curtain rod conduit online? I'm looking for silver and am happy to make the curtain rods. Locally I can only get 19mm…

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vc213
Jun 22, 2014 9:39 pm
onggie
onggie
15 June 2014

Plantation Shutters - Timber or PVC?

Plantation Shutters - Timber or PVC?

Can't remember the name but the place we used were in Crystal St Petersham. I wouldn't say they were the best but gave good advice and a good…

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onggie
Jun 15, 2014 9:26 pm
TomCat
TomCat
2 June 2014

Custom fabric blinds

Custom fabric blinds

Whoops I forgot about this post. It turned out well! The glue is still holding the fabric on the blind ... it bonded well.

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TomCat
Jun 02, 2014 11:26 pm
TomCat
Treeseachanger
Treeseachanger
29 March 2014

Cellular blinds top down bottom up

Cellular blinds top down bottom up

Hi Ardie :D , No, the budget won't run to double glazing or similar, although the latest technology is becoming a bit cheaper than the traditional double glazed. I…

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Treeseachanger
Mar 29, 2014 6:39 pm
colebatchd
colebatchd
21 March 2014

Window treatment for leadlight bay window

Window treatment for leadlight bay window

The interior designer was hopeless. We just put simple roll blinds on, pretty happy, they stay out of the way when up.

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colebatchd
Mar 21, 2014 9:07 pm
debbiedecor
debbiedecor
17 March 2014

Dual Roller Blinds (Aussie or Indonesian made?)

Dual Roller Blinds (Aussie or Indonesian made?)

Hi I have had three quotes on getting dual roller blinds for our kitchen and family room. I am wanting sunscreen underneath with blockout over top. Two prices…

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debbiedecor
Mar 17, 2014 3:24 pm
PHL
PHL
1 March 2014

Roller blind gaps

Roller blind gaps

No, we have motorised Silhouette as we wanted more light through.

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PHL
Mar 01, 2014 2:00 pm


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