How to choose blinds and shutters

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    • On the high street, head to John Lewis who stock Luxaflex, Novatec, Digitex, Eclectics, Oakhurst, Silent Gliss, Velux, Carousel and The New England Shutter Company (only available at Peter Jones), as well as its own brand. Ikea has a good selection of roller, Roman and Venetian blinds that can be cut to size, as well as inexpensive sliding panels.
    • Many companies produce made-to-measure blinds, but for something extra special head to 55max, where you can order a bespoke blind printed with your own image (
    • For remote control blinds contact Lutron. Its easy-programme mechanisms operate with elegant electronic keypads that can be custom engraved and linked to Lutron lighting control systems.
    • Most shutters are made to measure and installed by the company itself, but if your budget is limited contact The California Shutter & Blind Company who will take measurements and produce shutters that you can then install yourself, substantially reducing the overall cost .Don’t fancy the conventional window dressing options? Check out our guide to alternative window dressingsUse our product guide to find blinds and shutters.

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