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waterworn
waterworn
18 September

Replacement plantation shutter blades in Adelaide?

Replacement plantation shutter blades in Adelaide?

Hello. A number of individual blades on my internal plantation shutters have been damaged and need replacing, but I am having trouble finding someone in Adelaide who can…

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waterworn
Sep 18, 2018 10:08 am
waterworn
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
15 September

Pelmet for windows recommendations

Pelmet for windows recommendations

Hi guys, I am looking for recommendations to buy pelmet for the windows in Sydney. Thanks

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Priyasuresh11
Sep 15, 2018 8:50 pm
Priyasuresh11

PVC vs Aluminium shutters

PVC vs Aluminium shutters

I also suggest that aluminium shutters is better option because of high level of privacy that exterior aluminum shutters provide due to its opacity. It also keep out noise…

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alfredbrown457
Jun 19, 2018 11:08 pm

Window colour

Window colour

My suggestion is that silver color for windows would be perfect because bricks are already dark. If you choose black then it will show same colour overall and also may…

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alfredbrown457
Jun 13, 2018 9:56 pm
algernon
algernon
6 June

(Melb) Anyone have temporary blinds that they no longer need

(Melb) Anyone have temporary blinds that they no longer need

If you can't find anything, Ikea have some cheap ($5 translucent/$10 blockout) pleated blinds ("Schottis") that are just stick-on (don't need fastening/screws/nails). …

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algernon
Jun 06, 2018 11:55 am

Suggestions for colour for blinds

Suggestions for colour for blinds

I would like to suggest you light colour blinds if your floor carpet is dark. It will definitely look nice.

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alfredbrown457
Jun 05, 2018 10:34 pm

Most energy efficient external bind colour?

Most energy efficient external bind colour?

White is best for external because white colour restrict (reflect) the sunlight which from entering the light into room. This may helpful you as per your logic. Also, why…

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alfredbrown457
Jun 01, 2018 12:36 am

We often spend a lot of money on the building and buying of homes. It is also a very special feeling because for many people…

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babylonblinds
May 24, 2018 11:12 pm
babylonblinds

Hi, Am just about to install curtains in the new house. I hate the idea of drilling holes in my nice new architraves. I found these on the internet but only in the US.…

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colin1
Mar 28, 2018 7:57 am
colin1
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 March

Where to fit curtain rod?

Where to fit curtain rod?

Perhaps downstairs they found they could screw it in to the lintel?

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arcadelt
Mar 07, 2018 8:17 pm
monicasara
monicasara
30 January

Vertical blind for sliding doors

Vertical blind for sliding doors
1, 2, 3

very good idea, thanks, i had the same problem with my , but we just replaced it to the others :)

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monicasara
Jan 30, 2018 8:14 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 January

Affordable Blinds

Affordable Blinds

What do you consider expensive and affordable?

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arcadelt
Jan 04, 2018 9:04 pm
freshblinds
freshblinds
28 December 2017

Brilliant quality, reasonably priced Curtains and Blinds Mel

Brilliant quality, reasonably priced Curtains and Blinds Mel

https://forum.homeone.com.au/u/81900_1514445315.jpg At Fresh Blinds - Blinds Melbourne we go out of our way to provide outstanding quality and…

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freshblinds
Dec 28, 2017 6:15 pm
freshblinds

Hi everyone Like all of you my husband and I had the same banging blind problem at home and so we have…

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JacquiW
Nov 05, 2017 11:39 am
Joelleg6
Joelleg6
17 September 2017

Basswood plantation shutters

Basswood plantation shutters

Has anyone had Basswood plantation shutters for at least a few years? I'd like to hear about how durable they are and get recommendations for suppliers?

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Joelleg6
Sep 17, 2017 1:24 am
Joelleg6
arodc
arodc
23 August 2017

Looking for copper curtain rods

Looking for copper curtain rods

I’m looking for copper curtain rods. I’ve had a bit of a look round but haven’t found anything suitable yet (in Australia at least). Has anyone…

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arodc
Aug 23, 2017 12:49 pm
jubu
jubu
7 July 2017

pencil pleat magic drapes

pencil pleat magic drapes

Can anyone advise who manufactures "Pencil Pleat Magic Drapes?" Spotlight seem to be the only place that have them, although not a very large range. I'd love to purchase…

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jubu
Jul 07, 2017 4:42 pm
Andrew155
Andrew155
1 July 2017

Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters

I believe that the…

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Andrew155
Jul 01, 2017 6:12 pm
HOA77
HOA77
21 June 2017

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 3:53 pm
KeepCalm
KeepCalm
20 June 2017

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 5:54 pm
KeepCalm
charlibear
charlibear
30 May 2017

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 9:30 pm
charlibear
algernon
algernon
14 May 2017

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 12:08 pm
jr15
jr15
10 May 2017

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 11:03 pm
panneer
panneer
24 March 2017

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 8:40 pm
Gaudi
Gaudi
27 February 2017

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 1:32 am
Zhenhua
Zhenhua
28 January 2017

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 28, 2017 12:28 am
Bruce123
Bruce123
27 January 2017

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 9:42 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 1:16 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 5:42 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 10:37 pm
renoauction
renoauction
19 September 2016

Roller blinds or shutters for our new home

Roller blinds or shutters for our new home

Hey I have used roller shutters . it was easy to install myself and they are the best. got them from Ezyfit guys and they make colours to suit your roof etc. colourbond colours

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renoauction
Sep 19, 2016 12:17 pm
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 3:46 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 2:31 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 8:13 pm
jasminelee_86
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 8:53 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 2:01 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 12:17 pm
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 8:56 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 3:04 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 2:42 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 12:24 pm
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 3:50 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 5:07 pm
HBAustralia
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 4:22 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 7:07 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 6:49 pm
4walls

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