We have 12m of glass across the Northern side of our open plan combined dining-kitchen-lounge room, including sliding doors that provide a 6m opening. We used motorised…
Alumiere / semi-commercial windows
We all installed the shutters after the windows were fully installed, and this installation method is very simple, you can do it yourself.
Window architraves vs plaster reveal
I am currently renovating and am looking to get a Matt black sliding door and window in our living room. We wanted the window frame to be a plaster reveal style…
Coverings for bifold glass doors
Anyone got any photos or suggestions?
We have 2 big glass doors that meet together in the middle going from kitchen/living out to patio. I’m hoping to do shutters in…
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…
In fact, according to the color of the wall brick you use, if the use of silver, will make the color has a strong contrast, it will look a bit visual impact, on the…
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.…
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?
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…
Aug 23, 2017 11:49 am
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
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
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!
Like all of you my husband and I had the same banging blind problem at home and so we have…
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…
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...