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Bi-fold door blinds

When we first started in the window blind industry the largest areas of glazing we dealt with were sliding patio doors, and most, if not all the time, we would simply install vertical louvre blinds. Vertical blinds were brilliantly practical - they could be drawn aside for an open view, and they could be tilted through 180 degrees so you could control the sun’s wicked ways by tilting the louvres to provide shade. These were the only real alternative to the omnipresent metal venetian blinds. or...

February 3, 2020

Vertical Louvre Blinds

Vertical louvre blinds have been around now for some 100 years or so. The original vertical blind is thought to have been invented in Kansas City, Missouri by Edward and Frederick Bopp who held the original patent until it was sold. Back in the early 1980’s we watched the vertical blind take many sales away from the more traditional venetian type. Most customers were wanting to get away from the ‘dust-trap’ metal venetian and, frankly, who would blame them? Although the humble venetian bli...

January 6, 2020

Bay window blinds and shutters

All blind types can be installed into a bay window. Whatever shape of bay window you have, these are the types of window covering you can choose from - RomanVenetian (Aluminium or wood)RollerVision or Mirage (‘Zebra’)Vertical louvreShuttersPleated or Honeycomb (Aka ‘Duette’) Measurements, as always, but especially in bay windows, are CRITICAL! It’s important to note that there will almost always be gaps between adjoining blinds, whichever type is chosen, and these need to be kept to a...

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