Recommend made-to-measure blackout blinds? (Like the Velux, not the roller blinds of Argos Ikea etc)

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SouthLondonDaddy
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Recommend made-to-measure blackout blinds? (Like the Velux, not the roller blinds of Argos Ikea etc)

Postby SouthLondonDaddy » Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:25 pm

Do you have any recommendations for someone who could install blackout blinds?

To be clear, what we are after is something like the Velux blinds:
blinds Velux.jpg
I have only seen them in lofts, but I see no reason why they couldn't be installed in any room.
These do the job because they tend to leave little to no gap and therefore to block out almost all the light. Of course exact measurements are needed.

To be clear, we are not interested in those you can buy from Argos, Ikea, John Lewis, etc, like these below, because, from experience, they tend to leave quite a big gap through which too much light finds it way into the room, defying the whole point.
Blinds 1.jpg

In the past we used these guys: http://cornerstaraluminium.com/ who did a good job, but I was wondering if there is any other recommendation for someone who is maybe more local.

Thanks!


 
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Re: Recommend made-to-measure blackout blinds? (Like the Velux, not the roller blinds of Argos Ikea etc)

Postby SW19er » Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:17 am

Hi,

We are seriously considering getting these for our son's bedroom.

https://www.blocblinds.co.uk/window_blinds/blocout_info

His bedroom window is huge so we're having to go for the XL version but even then it seems relatively reasonable price wise etc.

A friend has them in her house and they do do a good job.
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Re: Recommend made-to-measure blackout blinds? (Like the Velux, not the roller blinds of Argos Ikea etc)

Postby supergirl » Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:23 pm

Check this thread out
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Re: Recommend made-to-measure blackout blinds? (Like the Velux, not the roller blinds of Argos Ikea etc)

Postby WandsComm1 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:13 am

I cannot recommend Skylight Services highly enough - faultless service and product! So great to deal with!

http://www.skylightservices.co.uk/
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