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What is the maximum width for a roller blind?

Last Updated: 22nd March, 2020

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The maximum fabric width most roller blind fabrics come in is 3000mm. (3 metres), So something like a standard sliding door is no problem for a roller blind to fit along the top.

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Likewise, people ask, how wide can a roller blind be?

Roller blind fabrics typically range in width from 1.8m – 2.5m and are 30m in length. Therefore, the restricting factor is the fabric width. the drop of the blind is 300mm less than the width of the fabric, your blinds will not require a fabric join.

Subsequently, question is, what blinds are best for wide windows? Wood blinds are a good choice for large windows because they provide insulating benefits and contribute aesthetically to a room's appearance. Opt for at least 2-inch wide slats to achieve a shutter-like look. Consider multiple blinds on extra-large glass expanses to minimize stress on blind ladder tapes.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what is the largest roller blind?

Most large roller blind systems such as the ShadeTech RBXL range allow a maximum roll-up diameter of 110mm, this allows for an approximate drop of 6m based on using a screen fabric with a thickness of 0.6mm.

How wide can Roman blinds be?

Made-to-measure Roman blinds are available up to a maximum width of 300cms (118''). As this width requires more than one width of curtain fabric it will have neat joins, with the pattern matched where necessary, to achieve your required width.

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How should blinds fit in a window?

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How much does roller blinds cost?

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Can you put two blinds one window?

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What are standard size window blinds?

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How wide can a Roman blind be?

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How do you make a roller blind?

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How do you measure for blinds?

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How do you make a roman blind?

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  1. Measure and cut the fabric to the required size using the ruler.
  2. Pin the seams along the line you plan to sew.
  3. Stick the soft part of a Velcro tape strip to the seam along the top of your blind.
  4. Sew the edges of your fabric to secure the hems and Velcro.

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Are Roman blinds suitable for large windows?

Roman blinds offer a softer, more sumptuous look and feel and are ideal if you have large bay windows or multiple windows joined or adjacent to each other in your living room or bedroom. They are a truly luxurious window treatment and their thermal lining will help keep your home lovely and snug.

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What kind of window treatments are in style?

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How do you cover extra wide windows?

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How do you dress a wide short window?

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What is the best window treatment for large windows?

A good rule of thumb for covering large windows is to choose lighter materials, like single cell honeycomb shades, real wood blinds, and sheer shades. The lighter the window coverings, the less bowing will occur and the easier it will be to use.

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How much do blinds cost per window?

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Should Roman blinds be inside or outside recess?

In summary, for Venetian, roller and vertical blinds, we would recommend they be hung from within the recess. However, Roman blinds would be better suited outside the recess, as they are able to let more light enter into the room.

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How wide do vertical blinds come?

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