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Roller Blinds

Roller blinds have become increasingly popular over the years due to their stylish and practical benefits. A Roller Blind is a single piece of fabric that wraps around an aluminium tube and fits into or above your window frame. They are available in many different styles and colours, so you can find one that suits your needs.

One of the biggest benefits of using Roller blinds is that they are easy to maintain and clean. All you have to do is use a damp cloth or vacuum brush to remove dust and dirt, which makes them much easier to keep looking good compared to some other window coverings. Additionally, they can be made with fabrics that block out UV rays, making your home more energy efficient.

People often ask which type of Roller blinds are best for their home. This depends on the look and feel you want to create in your home, the light control, the amount of privacy and the ease of operation you require.

Roller Blind Fabrics

Roller blinds are available in three main types of fabrics:

  • Sunscreen fabrics offer UV Protection, daytime privacy and the ability to enjoy your view.
  • Light-filtering or Translucent fabrics provide filtered light and daytime privacy.
  • Blockout (blackout) fabrics provide complete privacy, day and night. The best solution to create dark rooms for sleeping or watching movies.

Chain Controlled or Motorised

Roller blinds can be spring controlled, operated by a chain mechanism or motorised.

Motorized Roller blinds are a convenient option, as they can be operated by simply pressing a button. This makes them ideal for hard-to-reach windows and for those looking for effortless control.

Our Motorised Roller blinds will rise and lower automatically with minimal noise disruption using either a remote control, wall switch control, or an app on your phone.

Double Roller Blinds

Double Roller blinds are a great way to combine two blinds on one window. One blind for daytime use allowing views and glare reduction and one for nighttime use provides complete privacy.

No matter what kind of Roller blinds you choose, they offer a great combination of style and practicality. With their ability to control the light, provide privacy and disappear when not in use, Roller blinds are a great choice for any window.

Roller Blind FAQ’s

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Roller Blinds:

Roller blinds are easy to maintain and clean. Just by raising and lowering your blinds, you flick dust off, but, for extra cleaning, all you need is a damp cloth or vacuum brush to remove dust and dirt.

Yes, Roller blinds can provide privacy. They come in a large range of fabrics with various levels of opacity, so you can control how much light comes in.

Roller blinds are available in blockout (blackout), light-filtering and sunscreen fabrics and there are three main types of roller blinds: Chain operated, Spring operated and Motorised. Each of these has its own advantages that make them perfect for different types of windows or doors.

Depending on the window coverage you require.

For a reveal fit, measure the width and height in your window reveal or for a face fit, measure the outer window frame where you require coverage.

It is important to check that the measurements you provide are exact, as any discrepancy could result in a wrong-sized blind.

Roller blinds come in different levels of opacity, so you can select one with a suitable amount of light blocking.

You can also choose from blackout fabrics to completely block out light.

Yes, all Roller Blinds with a chain are fitted with a chain-safe device, this holds the chain in place and helps keep the chain out of reach of children.

Motorised blinds have no chain.

Yes, Roller blinds are relatively easy to install.

However, if you’re uncomfortable or unsure about installing them yourself, it’s always best to hire a professional for safety reasons.


The main differences between Roller blinds and Roller shades are the type of material they are made from and the application for use. Roller blinds are generally internal fabric blinds, while Roller shades are typically made from aluminium and are fitted externally.

Both types of window coverings provide privacy for your home.

Yes, Roller blinds should be cleaned regularly to keep them looking their best. This is especially important for fabric blinds, as dust and grime can easily accumulate on the surface.

To clean roller blinds, use a soft brush on your vacuum cleaner or simply wipe down with a soft cloth and mild detergent and warm water.

The best material for roller blinds will depend on your specific needs and preferences. For example, if you’re looking for a light-filtering effect and want to add an elegant touch of style, then sheer or voile fabrics are ideal. On the other hand, if you need complete blackout coverage, thicker materials such as PVC are ideal.

So take your time shopping around until you find the perfect material for your needs!

Yes, Roller blinds can be an excellent way to help keep your home insulated against both heat and cold.

Various fabrics have the ability to regulate the temperature in your room therefore saving you money on your heating and cooling bills in the long run, so they’re definitely a great investment for any home!

As you can see, Roller blinds are an excellent window covering option that offers both convenience and style. They come in a variety of fabrics, colours, and textures to suit all your needs, and can provide privacy and light control. Whether you’re looking for complete blackout coverage or something more subtle, Roller blinds are an ideal choice for any home. Plus, they can offer added insulation benefits to help keep your energy costs down in the long run! So if you’re considering upgrading your window coverings, don’t forget to check out Roller blinds as an option.

Get in touch with our friendly team of experts to discuss your Roller blinds needs.

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