Diy conservatory roof blinds

(8 Posts)
alisonP83 Sun 10-Jul-16 08:49:05

Recently moved. We have a south facing conservatory and it is just crazy hot in there.
Has anybody ever made their own roof blinds? I'm reluctant to spend the 3k plus on blinds when we hope to replace it in the near future.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 10-Jul-16 09:01:30

Look up conservatory sails,there are patterns and how to guides on line.

Badders123 Sun 10-Jul-16 19:51:02

Just used s combat called shadeplus and we have 3 large sail blinds s d fitting gs made for £1100 - cheapest I could find
I looked at making them myself but you need specialist fabric and some skill to do it properly!

Badders123 Sun 10-Jul-16 20:02:01

Company even!

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 10-Jul-16 20:36:04

On eBay there are ready made sails, UV fabric which you can just hang yourself. We paid 15 each.

Badders123 Sun 10-Jul-16 20:37:04

......if they are the right size!

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Sun 10-Jul-16 20:41:23

There were lots of shapes and sizes you could select, certainly a good budget option ime.

ClaireLumia Sat 16-Jul-16 21:49:16

If it has a poly carbonate roof you can get reflective inserts that you put into the roof. I did it with mine and it's made a big difference.

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