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Discussion in 'Styling & Decorating' started by iDex, 10th Jul, 2015.

  1. iDex

    iDex Active Member

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    Hi everyone,

    Just curious if anyone has any recommendations for a good value for money company that does window treatments? The big names seems a bit expensive to me. Looking more into roller blinds ro venician shutters.

    Cheers!
     
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    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    ABC blinds do pretty good deals if youre willing to bargain hard.


    ive also had some success in the past with curtain world, again it comes down to how much you can squeeze the rep when he/she come onsite to measure and quote.
     
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    actually now that i think about it for my recent project there was a smaller operator who won the job and was good and very sharply priced, ill try to dig it up.
     
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    Yes please sanj
     
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    Last place I dealt with was
    Beachside Blinds & Curtains
    Unit2/ 6 Finlay Place Wangara 6065 W.A
    ph: 9309 9455
    fax: 9309 6979

    email: info@beachsidecurtains.com.au

    I get those metal HORIZONTAL (sorry I wrote vertical) blinds for most developments as they are fairly inoffensive and cheap :p Roller blinds are also good though.
     
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    i personally go for roller blinds for most developments, the metal venetian blinds (you sure you dont mean horizontal @Westminster ?) tend to get bent and tatty if the property is going to be rented out

    i hate vertical blinds with a passion, think they look cheap,
     
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    I hate verticals too - I lived in rentals for years and they just scream 'rental' to me. I much prefer the look of roller blinds.
     
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    Whoops yes I mean horizontal :)
    I hate verticals with a passion too.
    Roller blinds are coming down in price thankfully and offer a good alternative.

    Verticals + children + pets + sliding doors are a recipe for maintenance issues.
     
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    What are the rough cost for horizontal blinds and roller blinds?
     
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    This is who my builder used on my Spearwood project
    Andy. 0417936411
    Great job, get a quote, happy
     
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    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    Sorry I have no idea and there is a great variance in prices for the two.
     
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    +1 horizontal
    Not a fan on roller blinds, not as much control of light or privacy
    I used cheap blinds online. And they were cheap! They had a special on a slightly off white at the time
     
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    Whats the website? Tried search cheap blinds online on google and couldnt find a website with that name
     
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    @iDex sorry typo on the phone. it was cheapa blinds. see if that helps
     
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    @sanj did you manage to dig up that contact details? :)
     
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    Bit of a bump, just doing some forum browsing.

    If handy with DIY, Spotlight regularly have 50% off on blinds & curtains.
    I go 50mm slats with timber look venetians, easier to clean, almost impossible to buy to size, width usually needs to be cut (drop-saw), a few slats taken out (I store these in the ceiling in-case I need to replace any broken ones)

    Most difficult spot for me to decide on right product is glass sliding doors, get caught/broken/torn as door opens/closes, dirty hands etc.
     
  18. Jess Peletier

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    I just did window treatments in 2 houses with AMT blinds - really well priced - I did a 3x1 for $1800 and a huge 4x2 for $2700. Roller blinds with good fabric, not the cheap plasticky stuff. Other quotes I had didn't come close.
     
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    Omg I just had a light bulb moment when you wrote you store the spare slats in the ceiling in case. I've been mulling the dilemma about where to store the touch up paint and spare floor tiles at my IPs as I don't want them at my house but tenants don't really want the clutter or be trusted not to throw it out. The ceiling is the perfect place - thank you!!!!!

    I think I'll get a manhole friendly storage tub and put the items in that in the garage manhole space.
     
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    Difficult to man-handle through the man-hole while on a ladder.

    Place some off-cut board across the ceiling joists where it wont be in the way if you or tradies have to get access up there, place stuff on top of it individually, cover with an old sheet or similar.

    However not a great place to store paint, too hot.
    Whilst not ideal for tenants, perhaps if you have more than one linen/storage cabinet (that stays coolish) place it along the back wall of the highest or lowest shelf.

    Another option is to place a lockable cabinet with vents out of the way in the garage, along the top of the back wall is an option for small single ones (would sit above the bonnet), lock it so kids can't access, let tenants know what it is.