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New Blind Styles, New Fabrics, Friendly Service

New Blind Styles, New Fabrics, Friendly Service

Visit our showroom now open at 301 STANMORE ROAD, PETERSHAM. We’re helpful…. we;re experienced …. we’ve got heaps of choice for you….At Choice Blinds and Shutters we understand that every window and how you choose to style it, is unique. So we provide you with honest advice and industry best recommendations to ensure you walk away with the right window covering for your all of your needs.Visit our showroom for ideas and advice. Or request an in home quote for Plantation Shutters or Blinds to suit your home from one of our experienced...

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Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters

In the long term plantation shutters are an economical solution :  You can expect many years from our shutters ; expertly installed, quality shutters. As featured here, white plantation shutters are very popular. Shutters are available in many different whites. neutral colours through to black. If you choose one of our shutters you will get a product from a major factory.  If shutters are not practical for your home we will discuss all alternatives, we won’t try and sell you a shutter.  We are a window furnishings company building our reputation for honest advice… not our advertising budget. All you need to do is ring our office on 02 8084 6881 and we’ll arrange a time to meet you in your home with some shutter samples and we’ll quote you.  Or send us an email :  see contacts page. Plantation Shutters are an investment in your home, and understandably  you will want to quickly assess  products and prices.  By offering a range of Plantation Shutters  in one home visit we can show you several choices ; including Australian Made Cedar and  ‘The Best Basswood Plantation Shutter on the Australian Market ” to us this is the “ultimate basswood shutter” , which has a sister product “Thermopoly”. One of our exceptional plantation shutters has a 5 year warranty on the paint finish.  Most Shutter Makers do no the include paint finish in the warranty. The manufacturer has a background in painting (coatings) and has researched, invested time and money with a focus on producing a their own paint finish. We believe this is the best paint finish aesthetically and practically on the Australian market.  The factory will give you a certificate of warranty for this shutter. If you don’t want “the ultimate basswood shutter” and a more economical approach is your determining factor, we can accommodate that too,. You can still be confident the shutter will last and have a quality paint finish, and suitable hardware. You can expect our manufacture times to be reliable and product quality to match our samples.  Our warranties are Factory Warranties and are all  major Australian importers and Australian Manufacturer “Open Shutters”. The Australian plantation shutter market is predominantly imported from Asia and of varying qualities.  Our manufacturers have been chosen during many years in the retail shutter industry for their performance consistency, quality and honesty. Suitable for almost all windows and doors, skylights and as room...

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Panel Glides

Panel Glides

Panel Glides – Panel Blinds are suitable for multiple door openings – and as room dividers. (not windows) And are often used to compliment roller blinds They consist of panels up to 1000 mm wide which overlap (approx 70mm) hanging from an aluminium track. Panel glides can be cord drawn or wand operated and the bottom trim made to match many roller blinds designs. Many roller blind fabrics are also suitable for panel glides. The fabric can be changed on a panel glide easily. The whole product does not need replacing if you want to change design. Example summer to winter fabrics – sunscreen to blockout. Thick and heavily textured wood weave fabrics are also suitable. Tracks are installed inside the cavity or outside, just like a vertical blind. Note panel glides only more...

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Roller Blinds … economical block out blinds manufactured in 7 Days

Roller Blinds … economical block out blinds manufactured in 7 Days

We have a broad range of fabrics, producing sunscreen roller blinds, blockout roller blinds,aka blackout blinds with fabrics sourced from the major fabric houses that produce fabrics specifically for the blind industry.  As a unique alternative we could produce you a bonded blockout roller blind. Roller blinds are simple to operate, economical and suitable for windows and doors.  We have several ranges as with all our products. Our Australian made blinds are manufactured using only quality components  Acmeda and Toso which are recognised for their durability and ease of operation. Your choice however may be an imported blind from one of our other ranges. Bonded BLINDS – Bonded Roller Blinds (this provides an option whereby you can supply the fabric and we “bond” the protective coating to the back) which gives body to the fabric and protects your fabric from the sun. This means you can co ordinate, for example your kids cotton Barbie doona cover with their bedroom blind… purchasing and additional Barbie doona cover to use one as the blind fabric. Effective and easy to co ordinate. From the street the view will be a white – or off white just as any blockout fabric would appear. Bonded blinds can have a protective “Scotchguard” type coating applied on...

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Blinds for Doorways

Blinds for Doorways

Roller Blinds, Roman Blinds and Vertical blinds have been an obvious choice for many years for doors.  The panel glide is another option however, not versatile and cellular blinds another option.  Plantation shutters can be configured for most door openings. Roller blinds are efficient for doorways. Where several doors require individual roller blinds, to avoid having chains hanging, a link bracket is used so that a single chain can operate 2 blinds. This also reduces the gap between blinds. Alternatively 1 or more blinds can be motorised.  Blinds on door openings can be large and heavy. We recognise when blinds require spring assist or heavy duty components and will recommend what is required, rather than try and sell you an inadequate product for your job just to keep the job as cheap as possible. The Toso is relatively new to the Australian market; a Japanese system ideal for the discerning customer in need of the smoothest operating blind. Roman Blinds have a sophisticated appearance and come in various styles. A versatile combination is a blackout roman blind with a sunscreen underneath. The sunscreen blind creates daytime privacy and softens the view and of an evening the sophisticated roman is lowered for total privacy and will block out the morning sun.  This pic is courtesy of The Roman Empire, one of our manufacturing partners. When Venetians are used for doors the cords get in the way and the careless use causing the cords to wear quickly from pulling through the lift mechanism.  Timber Venetians create a stack of blades which often are heavy and not practical for frequent use in an area where they need to be pulled up...

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Roman Blinds

Roman Blinds

Roman Blinds are a soft furnishing. Roman blinds can be used to make more of a statement than a roller blind creating a softer look or drama depending on fabric and design. Do not expect a smooth finish , they will sit out when drawn up, and the sides are not going to hang as straight as a roller blind. The hang is completely different. . These blinds are best mounted onto the architrave (i.e. not inside the reveal) for these reasons. We offer an extensive range of fabrics: Our workrooms will work with your fabric if you do not choose on of our blind specific fabrics. Note: Blind specific fabrics are up to an average of 2.40 metres wide, whereas draper fabrics are 1.4 on average, and therefore often require vertical joins. Warwick Fabrics have a showroom open to the public. Choice Blinds & Shuttes can purchase the fabric on your behalf and supply you at a very competitive rate. We can manufacture them in various styles, and designed for your budget. Front Pelmet over front control –  Pelmet and blind all in one item (can be made with contrasting  pelmet).  As our workroom specializes in Roman Blinds, we can create whatever ideas you have. Roman blinds are most often cord operated. Our cord locks will allow you to stop the blind accurately without having to tie off the cord. All the cords are to current child safety standards. Chain operation and motorisation are also options. The classic roman is all stitched  –  with side hems stitched and horizontal stitching which creates folds ( every 250mm or to suit the customer).  The stitching conceals a timber batten that gives the definition.  A lining is sewn to the drapery fabric to protect it from the sun and the workings of the blind can be sewn into this.  Blind specific fabrics have their own backing ready for use Ezy roman – A contemporary look : an aluminium extrusion to which the cords attach creates the pockets in stead of stitching.  These blinds do not have side stitching either , they are just cut.  This method makes very thick fabrics more streamlined and creates sharper horizontal lines, eliminating any puckering that other styles may have. Batten Style romans (aka Jamaican roman and Oasis Roman blind) The simple detail of the coloured batten can create  another design element;  example black battens on...

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