Roller blinds have always been popular especially when made
to measure because of their beautiful lines and clever control
mechanism which is a continuous chain loop enabling easy and
precise adjustment. They also have a reputation for understated
With such a large number of companies offering custom made
roller blinds online, how do you choose?
Look for a supplier who is also a blinds manufacturer. That
way, you cut out the middleman and should be able to get the
Always choose a company offering a money back guarantee. Look
for a supplier offering a manufacturer's guarantee on your roller
blinds. A minimum of 1 year's guarantee is essential - some
suppliers offer a 5 year manufacturer's guarantee.
Before you choose your roller blinds it is important to measure
the space carefully for a good fit. Buying roller blinds which
are made to measure will ensure that they are altered to the
correct size, providing maximum impact.
The most practical window treatment for small windows throughout
the home and ideal for the kitchen and bathroom. Roller blinds,
or roller shades as they are sometimes known, use a minimal
amount of fabric, lay flat against the window and roll up to
let a maximum amount of light into the room.
Best mounted inside the window recess roller blinds can be
teamed up with curtains, valances, pelmets and swags and tails
to give a coordinating look.
Which Type To Choose
Roller blinds are available in a selection of different styles,
fabrics and colours and are a fantastic way to improve the look
of you home. These blinds can be operated from a remote or pull
cord and are made from a stiffened fabric which makes them extremely
tough and durable.
Flexibility & Light Control
There are many different types of roller blinds which offer
different levels of light control. Sunscreen fabric allows light
to enter the room but also screens the direct glare of the sun.
If you need complete darkness, blackout
roller blinds are the best way of achieving this. The day/night
style allows warm light in for the daytime and has effectiveness
of a blackout shade at night.
If you are buying your roller blinds made to measure, it is
important to consider the look and style as there are many different
fabrics and colours to choose from. Variations on the standard
roller include the envelope which has a valance look, castellated
rollers have scallops at the bottom and eyelet shape rollers
have small metalwork circles at the bottom of the blind. For
added detail, textured roller blinds area available which add
a 3D appearance helping to enhance the look of your home.