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Non standard blind sizes

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zenasfuck Mon 11-Dec-17 00:59:29

Help ! I need a new blind for living room and bedroom but I need one that is 175cm wife and can’t seem to find one without having it made to measure

Can anyone recommend a company please ? As cheap as possible as I only need them until February

CointreauVersial Mon 11-Dec-17 01:04:51

Venetian blinds can normally be cut to size - you can buy little tools that trim off each slat - it's very easy.

Vitalogy Mon 11-Dec-17 01:32:44

Would two smaller blinds look odd.

zenasfuck Mon 11-Dec-17 01:46:34

@Vitalogy yeah unfortunately that would be much easier but wouldn’t work

Was really wanting roller blinds but Venetian could work - can you trim the width easily ?

furryelephant Mon 11-Dec-17 01:47:31

You can also trim roller blinds yourself, have done that a lot! Very simple smile

IncyWincyGrownUp Mon 11-Dec-17 02:03:59

I feel your pain. I have three windows that are almost two metres wide. So far I’ve not found any ready made blinds that will fit. Good luck.

BreakfastAtSquiffanys Mon 11-Dec-17 02:29:37

Try webblinds.
They are made to measure but relatively cheap and they do wide ones.
I've also bought oversized venetians ready made and had them cut down. I got three blinds for less than the cost of one made to order

hullahoops Mon 11-Dec-17 03:21:11

I have cut all my roller blinds to fit, not difficult

zenasfuck Mon 11-Dec-17 14:42:06

Thanks for the replies

I’m not sure I’d trust myself to cut them. I’m not very good with practical tasks grin

Vitalogy Mon 11-Dec-17 14:44:39

Youtube has some helpful videos.

Standstilling Mon 11-Dec-17 14:52:36

247blinds are brilliant - they make to measure and prices start v low. Paid £40 for plain coloured blackout blinds for DC's 240cm wide windows.

fluffydogs Mon 11-Dec-17 15:02:50

Second 247 blinds, great company and prices

DianaPrincessOfThemyscira Mon 11-Dec-17 15:06:35

IKEA. We’ve got hideously long but narrow windows and there’s the only place where they were cheap.

INeedNewShoes Mon 11-Dec-17 15:08:08

I used 247 blinds which were good value made to measure.

GetTheStartyParted Mon 11-Dec-17 15:49:03

We've used web blinds several times, they are great.

MrsBadger Mon 11-Dec-17 15:53:42

I trimmed Ikea blackout roller blinds for the DCs rooms - DS could be done in one, but dd has a huge 3-paned window and I had to get one wide and one narrow one to cover it. Both look great though.

(If you do go to Ikea, the Diskodans blinds are WAY better than the very-cheapest Tupplur, for not much more money. Worth trading up)

DianaPrincessOfThemyscira Mon 11-Dec-17 17:11:57

Yeah we have Tupplur - unfortunately the Discodans are not long enough. They’re not great as they quite often don’t roll back up and I have to stand on a chair to get them down, but they’re ok for a short term solution.

DianaPrincessOfThemyscira Mon 11-Dec-17 17:12:17

Still gutted they discontinued their slatted blinds!

ToadOfSadness Mon 11-Dec-17 17:19:09

I had a similar problem, the window had 2 blinds which had been made to measure and needed to be replaced.

The only ones I found to fit were in IKEA, they are white cotton ones that fold up with magnetic rods. They are OK until I can replace them for something else.

zenasfuck Mon 11-Dec-17 20:13:15

Thanks again for the replies 247 blinds seems like a winner smile

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