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HomeWindow Treatment Terminology & Glossary

General Terminology

Australian Made Blinds

Blinds made in a warehouse located in Australia. Not overseas. Handcrafted by Australians for Australians with high quality and care.

Custom Made Blinds

Blinds that are made to order based on your individual requirements, style and measurements. Choose from a range of styles, colours and fabrics. We feel it’s important to choose Australian made products to ensure high quality window treatments.

Free Measure and Quote

A curtains and blinds free measure and quote involves your design consultant measuring your windows or doors to provide a quote of how much your window treatments will cost. This process is free of charge.

Types of Indoor Blinds

Motorised Blinds

Motorised blinds are raised or lowered by a battery or hard wired electric motor These can be linked to various electronic devices that can be used to instruct the blinds to do what you want them to do. They are easier and more convenient that traditional blinds.

Panel Blinds

Window treatments with Individual panels that can be opened individually, altogether, sideways, or to one or both sides. Panel blinds are ideal for sliding doors or larger windows.

Plantation Shutters

A type of horizontal window shutter that that has a slat size. Plantation shutters are made of timber,  PVC and aluminium.

Roller Blinds

A fabric blind that has been fitted to the top of a window and is equipped with a rolling mechanism which can be rolled up or down. 

Roman Blinds

A type of window covering that stack up evenly when opened. Roman blinds are made from fabric that is designed to pleat when raised.

Venetian Blinds

Window treatments with horizontal slats which tilt to control the light that enters the room. Venetian blinds give you great control over light and privacy.

Vertical Blinds

Blinds with vertical slats which tilt up to 180 degrees to allow light to enter the room. Vertical blinds can be operated with a wand.

Zero Gravity Blinds

A type of roller blind that does not need a chain mechanism. This unique window treatment uses spring technology that allows the blind to be pulled down or up without using a chain.

Other

Security Doors and Screens

Security screens that use a protective mesh sometimes paired with a strong metal frame to allow for air flow and light to travel through the door while being strong enough to not allow for any bugs, insects or intruders to get through.

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