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craigrads
craigrads
21 April

Question about motorised roller blinds

Question about motorised roller blinds

I have motorised roller blinds in my house. I motorised all the blinds I use a lot and the ones that don’t get used too often I didn’t. I went through Motorise My…

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craigrads
Apr 21, 2024 9:49 pm
Jtx
Jtx
12 March

Window coverings

Window coverings

Hi there I'm looking for a independent company for a expert report on my blinds ,sheers & plantation shutters I'm in Melbourne

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Jtx
Mar 12, 2024 7:11 pm
samcg
samcg
24 July 2022

Plantation Shutters & Flyscreens

Plantation Shutters & Flyscreens

Hi Did you find a way to remove your fly screens? I am having the same issue with my flyscreen and the plantation shutters in the way, and I can't clean the window (or…

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samcg
Jul 24, 2022 6:00 pm
samcg
BC1847
BC1847
4 July 2022

Verishades

Verishades

Has anyone used Verishades, or know of a similar alternative. We are considering using them. Would you recommend? Thanks

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BC1847
Jul 04, 2022 9:18 am
Shmaybe
Shmaybe
20 June 2022

Vertisheers

Vertisheers

Hi there. I use to clean these often in my old business and if you do need them cleaned at some point it will cost a lot, get a couple of quotes now so you know what…

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Shmaybe
Jun 20, 2022 4:59 pm
Davep89
Davep89
29 November 2021

Vertisheer vs Veri Shade

Vertisheer vs Veri Shade

Hi. Does anyone know the difference between these two? Experiences?

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Davep89
Nov 29, 2021 7:28 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
10 October 2021

Blinds, inside window casement or not?

Blinds, inside window casement or not?

BTW, even when they are in front of the reveal, they often don’t fully block the gaps, as light leaks out sideways. Sometimes, depending on wall colour, this can…

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arcadelt
Oct 10, 2021 8:22 am

We're having the study at the front of the house, and they're the long length facade awning windows. I was planning to put shutters on these windows as I like the look,…

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mcbks
Oct 04, 2021 3:30 pm
Chris de
Chris de
13 July 2021

Roller blinds and trying to achieve 100% block out with no l

Roller blinds and trying to achieve 100% block out with no l

Hello indo26slate, was wondering how you went with this ? I’m keen to do something similar to what you are proposing.

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Chris de
Jul 13, 2021 10:48 pm
jenx123
jenx123
5 December 2020

Curtains and blinds supplier/installer in Adelaide

Curtains and blinds supplier/installer in Adelaide

Hi Darren, We offer an array of and blinds in various styles and patterns. We ship worldwide. Try to check it out.…

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jenx123
Dec 05, 2020 10:14 am
Sparkyf
Sparkyf
24 September 2020

Noise cancelling curtains?

Noise cancelling curtains?

Back in the '70's when I was working in the Board of Works, we were testing some sound deadening material, it was like a thick blanket and contained lead. We were hanging…

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Sparkyf
Sep 24, 2020 12:17 am
Sparkyf
Ranon
Ranon
12 May 2020

Blind Automation

Blind Automation

If you can text me I'll send you a site where I got automated blinds

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Ranon
May 12, 2020 3:03 pm
dga
dga
6 March 2020

Roller Blind Gaps

Roller Blind Gaps

Option 3 - Buy a new roller blind.

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dga
Mar 06, 2020 2:20 pm
mothbox
mothbox
9 December 2019

Sink Roller Blind End-Pin into Frame?

Sink Roller Blind End-Pin into Frame?

When its replaced in the future the hole could be filled and the frame repainted to cover it all up. Plus, the location of it would be covered by a future bracket so if…

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mothbox
Dec 09, 2019 2:25 pm
EmmaK8
EmmaK8
3 November 2019

Freedom furniture ceiling mount curtain - help!

Freedom furniture ceiling mount curtain - help!

We purchased an s-fold sheer curtain and track...except we can’t work out how to ceiling mount it. The brackets look like they’re the wrong size for the track, but…

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EmmaK8
Nov 03, 2019 6:12 pm
EmmaK8
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 October 2019

Triangular Blinds

Triangular Blinds

we Offered: demolition and remediation construction management Factory Demolition…

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arcadelt
Oct 24, 2019 8:01 pm

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…

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arcadelt
Apr 25, 2019 2:35 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
24 March 2019

Honeycomb Blinds for Trapezoidal Windows in Australia

Honeycomb Blinds for Trapezoidal Windows in Australia

Before I spend a fortune buying custom made blinds from overseas, does anyone know of any company anywhere in Australia that can make honeycomb/cellular blinds ?

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arcadelt
Mar 24, 2019 3:01 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
13 December 2018

Alumiere / semi-commercial windows

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.

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arcadelt
Dec 13, 2018 6:39 am
Amehta84
Amehta84
26 November 2018

Window architraves vs plaster reveal

Window architraves vs plaster reveal

Hi guys 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…

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Amehta84
Nov 26, 2018 8:11 am
Dylemma
Dylemma
7 November 2018

Coverings for bifold glass doors

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…

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Dylemma
Nov 07, 2018 3:53 am
waterworn
waterworn
18 September 2018

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 9:08 am
waterworn
Priyasuresh11
Priyasuresh11
15 September 2018

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 7:50 pm
Priyasuresh11
alfredbrown457
alfredbrown457
19 June 2018

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 10:08 pm
alfredbrown457
alfredbrown457
13 June 2018

Window colour

Window colour

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…

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alfredbrown457
Jun 13, 2018 8:56 pm
algernon
algernon
6 June 2018

(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 10:55 am
alfredbrown457
alfredbrown457
5 June 2018

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 9:34 pm
alfredbrown457
alfredbrown457
31 May 2018

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
May 31, 2018 11:36 pm

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 6:57 am
colin1
arcadelt
arcadelt
7 March 2018

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 7:17 pm
monicasara
monicasara
30 January 2018

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 7:14 pm
arcadelt
arcadelt
4 January 2018

Affordable Blinds

Affordable Blinds

What do you consider expensive and affordable?

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arcadelt
Jan 04, 2018 8:04 pm
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 12:24 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 11:49 am
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 3:42 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 2:53 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 4:54 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 8:30 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 11:08 am
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 10:03 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 12:32 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 27, 2017 11:28 pm
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 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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1911
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
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 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

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