on 6 September 2021
The battle between functionality and style never ends when decorating your home. Take a look at the breakdown below for some help in deciding which blinds are best for you.
Some things to consider:
There are more options now than ever before for stylising your windows with curtains, blinds, and shutters. Before making any decisions, you should consider what purpose you'll need the blinds to fill. To make it a bit easier, you can ask yourself the following:
Do you need...
on 2 August 2021
No longer a feature exclusive to high-end homes, many Australians are installing motorised blinds in their homes, and here's why:
Motorised blinds are safer
If you're a parent, you've probably been through the stressful child-proofing process throughout your home.
Your curtains and blinds were probably towards the top of your safety checklist with the cord which poses a choking hazard.
No cord means no choking hazard, there's no tempting chain or cord to tug...
on 5 July 2021
Energy bills can sting - here's how the right blinds can help you.
Expensive energy bills can usually be chalked up to the usual offenders like:
Running your air conditioning to heat or cool the house
The electric water heater
Leaving the lights on
You can get away with a few things like making sure to turn lights off or drying your clothes out on the line.
But as many Gold Coast and surrounding residents know, the air conditioner i...
on 7 June 2021
Motorised blinds aren't as common as they could be in Australian homes. At Custom Blinds and Shutter World, we're aiming to change that.
We believe that one of the biggest things holding homeowners back is the misconceptions surrounding motorised blinds.
Keep reading to see some of the most common questions surrounding motorised blinds and answers that will solve common misconceptions.
#1: Are Motorised Blinds Hard to Clean?
One of the most common misconceptions tha...
on 3 May 2021
Letting in natural light is one of the best ways to keep your rooms bright and save money on electricity.
More than that, natural light is beneficial to your health and it's the best way to lift a room's spirit in your home.
It's likely that most rooms in your home have a window of some sort, but the type of blind or curtain attached to that window could make all the difference in maximising the light in your room.
Keep reading below to discover our favourite blinds to max...
on 9 November 2018
Outdoor shade blinds can improve the functionality and look of your al fresco area significantly!
Because they add such value to enjoying a year round outdoor lifestyle, it is important that the Blinds are properly maintained to ensure a lifetime of enjoyment!
Caring for shade blinds requires less effort than clear PVC blinds, and is relatively straightforward. Shade blinds carry less risk of being scratched or clouded by poor handling, but they still need regular upkeep to ensure ...
on 17 May 2018
BEFORE AND AFTER
What an amazing transformation!
Our satisfied customers are now able to utilize their beautiful outdoor area 24/7... Protected from the elements, mosquitoes and neighbours.
Ziptrak® Outdoor Blinds
Bermuda 2000 Aluminium Shutters
on 26 April 2018
Here are the answers to some of the questions we get asked regularly..
Q. Where is your showroom?
A. Custom Blinds is located at 1/8 Ereton Drive, Arundel QLD 4214 (opposite Harbour Town and across from JSW Powersports).
Q. What are your trading hours?
A. We are open from 8:30am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 12:00pm Saturdays and closed on Sundays and Public holidays.
Q. What products do you have?
A. At Custom B...
on 16 March 2018
Custom Blinds is an authorised retailer for Ziptrak® on the Gold Coast.
Ziptrak® outdoor blinds instantly create a brand new space in your home, ready to entertain family and friends at a moment's notice.
Protected at any time of the year, with a sense of seclusion and sanctuary, you'll spend more time enjoying life outdoors.
Benefits of Ziptrak® blinds:
Allow you to control airflow, light and temperature whilst remaining connected with nature...
on 30 January 2018
Custom Blinds recently installed a house lot of Thermalite Shutters at this home in Hope Island, QLD.
This happy customer was thrilled with the installation completed by our professional fitters, and gave us some images to support "a job well done"!
Here's a bit of background on Thermalite Shutters and why they would be suitable for you!..
Thermalite Shutters have the look and feel of wood with sever...