What about sheer and a blockout curtain?
If you do double s-fold tracks beware of how much room they take up. I have both mounted on the same track.
Jul 19, 2017 8:18 pm
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…
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…
Jun 21, 2017 2:53 pm
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…
May 10, 2017 10:03 pm
Tinting double glazed windows
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…
Feb 27, 2017 12:32 am
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Nov 20, 2016 9:37 pm
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…
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
Roller Blinds Banging!
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…
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…
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.
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…
Aug 23, 2015 9:34 pm
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
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…
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
Blind options for wide window
As our window faces onto our verandah (kids often outside there) and doesnt get huge amounts of sunlight, if we went for venetians…
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.
5m roller blinds
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?…
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...
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…
Nov 02, 2014 12:54 am
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…
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…
Impish73 thanks for the suggestion. I'm seriously considering the honeycomb blinds. I'd never heard of them before.
Buy 29mm curtain rods online
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…
Jun 22, 2014 9:39 pm
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.
Cellular blinds top down bottom up
Hi Ardie ,
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.