BLINDS

 

 

About Our Blinds

At Shade Centre, we offer a wide range of high quality blinds, in a variety of colours and textures. Whether you require made-to-measure blinds or advice on how to maintain your blinds, our Professionally trained Franchisees are here to assist you. With their simplicity and modern look, blinds will help transform any space into an elegant and functional environment.

ALUMINIUM VENETIAN BLINDS

The ALUMINIUM VENETIAN BLIND remains one of the most popular blinds in South Africa.

  • Available in 16mm, 25mm, 35mm and 50mm slats.
  • A large range of colours and slat finishes are available, including MATT, GLOSS, WOODGRAIN, BRUSHED and PRINTED.
  • 50mm blinds are available with the option of a 10mm or 25mm LADDER TAPE, instead of the traditional LADDER STRING.
  • Gives effective sun and light control, at a very affordable price.
  • Blinds with wire side guides are available, in order to secure the blind in the case of installing onto doors or slopes.
  • Hold down brackets are not provided as standard but can be added at no charge.
  • 50mm blinds can be MOTORISED, using a motor to control either tilt only, or tilt and lift functionality.

SPECIFICATIONS

Slat Width Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
16mm 2600mm 300mm 2200mm 3.6m2 No
25mm 3000mm 300mm 3000mm 4.5m2 No
35mm 3000mm 480mm 3000mm 6.0m2 No
50mm 3200mm 480mm 3500mm 9.0m2 Yes

 

TECWOOD VENETIAN BLINDS

The TECWOOD VENETIAN BLIND has been developed to compliment our range of 50mm Venetian blinds.

  • The blinds are available in 50mm slats only.
  • The material used is a composite material enabling the use of this product in moist areas.
  • It meets international standards in colour fastness and heat stability. International Test Results for COLOR FASTNESS AND HEAT RESISTANCE are available.
  • The maximum recommended width is 2000mm
  • The blind can be motorised.
  • Offered using Ladder String, 10mm Ladder Tape or 25mm Ladder tape in various colours.
  • Blinds can be MOTORISED

SPECIFICATIONS

Slat Width Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
50mm 2000mm 480mm 3000mm 6m2 Yes

 

LANTEX FABRIC VENETIAN BLINDS

The LANTEX FABRIC VENETIAN BLIND brings a totally new “SOFT LOOK” to Venetian blinds.

  • Available in 50mm width slats only.
  • Lantex slats are available in a stunning range of colours. Translucent and Room Darkening options are available.
  • Lantex slats are much lighter in weight than traditional Venetian blinds, allowing much wider and higher blinds to be made.
  • Lantex slats are made from 100% DTY Polyester filament.
  • Lantex slats create a very ‘soft’ feel when compared to the hard and ‘cold’ surface finishes of traditional Venetian blinds.
  • Lantex slats are FIRE RETARDANT, ANTI-STATIC, ANTI-MICROBIAL, ANTIMYCOTIC.
  • Lantex slats are 100% waterproof. This plays a very important role in allowing the user peace of mind in moist areas such as kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Lantex slats are UV stabilised to ensure colourfastness over a long period of time.
  • Lantex slats are extremely hard-wearing and are almost impossible to break. This may be the singularly most important benefit to the customer, for long term returns on the product, especially when compared to traditional forms of Venetian blinds.
  • Blinds can be MOTORISED

SPECIFICATIONS

Slat Width Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
50mm 3000mm 480mm 3500mm 9m2 Yes

 

PATIO BLINDS

The PATIO BLIND (sometimes called an OUTDOOR ROLLER BLIND or OUTDOOR DROP AWNING) is a very popular solution for South Africans who love to live outdoors. With the huge advancements of technical screen fabrics, you are now able to enclose your patio for sun protection, whilst still enjoying your view of the outdoors. Our consultants are trained to offer you the best solution for your application.

  • Screen fabrics, solid fabrics (awning type), grass and bamboo materials are all available.
  • A variety of hold down and sidetrack options are open to you.
  • Blinds can be manually operated with cords or a gear crank handle. Blinds can also be MOTORISED

SPECIFICATIONS

Max Width Min Width Max Drop Motor
5000mm 1000mm 3500mm Yes

 

ROLLER BLINDS

The ROLLER BLIND has seen a new dawn and has become increasingly popular in South Africa. The new technically designed Screen fabrics are widely used in areas to reduce glare and UV transmission, while maintaining the view.

  • The traditional fabrics are available in a wide range of both translucent and block out textures and colours.
  • Screen fabrics are available in a variety of colours and openness factors.
  • Many of the fabrics are available in wide widths allowing bigger blinds to be made.
  • All materials we offer meet International standards of fade resistance and dimensional stability.
  • Maximum width is 3200mm, maximum height is 3500mm, maximum overall size is dependent on the material weight.
  • There are gaps on each side of the blind (20mm on the control side and 15mm on the non-control side). Channels can be installed to reduce light leakage.
  • Decorative valances are available as an optional extra.
  • Blinds can be MOTORISED

SPECIFICATIONS

Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
3000mm 480mm 3500mm 9m2 Yes

 

Vertical BLINDS

The VERTICAL BLIND keeps its place as the most effective sun control blind available in the market.

  • Available in a wide range of fabrics and colours.
  • A variety of textures and finishes, in Block out and Translucent fabrics.
  • We have a tried and tested mechanism.
  • All our fabrics meet international standards of fade resistance and dimensional stability.
  • Vanes are available in 90mm and 127mm widths.
  • For additional privacy and sun protection, we can provide bigger overlaps between vanes.

SPECIFICATIONS

Supply and installation of VERTICAL BLINDS with (90mm or 127mm) width vanes, in your fabric choice, inclusive of all components and operating systems. 

Vane Width Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
90mm 4000mm 480mm 5000mm 9m2 No
127mm 5000mm 480mm 5000mm 12m2 No

 

wooden venetian BLINDS

The TIMBER VENETIAN BLIND remains a premium classic blind offering, fitting in with traditional upmarket installations. It maintains a very unique look and feels using solid timber slatting, with its slight grain variations inherent in the product.

  • Available in 50mm width slats only.
  • The slats are made of Solid Timber.
  • Being a natural product variation in colour, grain & texture are inherent to the product.
  • Our blinds meet International standards in UV stabilisation and colour fastness.
  • These blinds are made for light control, slight light penetration does occur between slats even when closed.
  • Blinds can be MOTORISED

SPECIFICATIONS

Supply and installation of TIMBER VENETIAN BLINDS in 50mm slats, in your colour choice, inclusive of components and operating system. High Profile Headrails to be colour co-ordinated to slats.

  • No. of blinds, widths, heights and type of fixing required for accurate pricing.
  • Specify whether manual or motorised operation required.
  • Stack height is to be taken into account where relevant. See table below.
Blind Height 1000mm Blind Height 1500mm Blind Height 2000mm Blind Height 2500mm
Stack height 140mm Stack height 180mm Stack height 215mm Stack height 245mm

 

Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
2500mm 480mm 3500mm 3.6m2 Yes

 

WOVEN WOOD OR BAMBOO BLINDS

The WOVEN WOOD or BAMBOO BLINDS remains a classic product suitable to particular types of decor.

  • Available in a wide variety of patterns and colours.
  • Can be made in a Roller blind or Roman blind style.
  • Blinds are made of natural materials, small irregularities in the finish, stitching colour, material colour and dimensions can occur.
  • Maximum width 2400mm, maximum height 3000mm.

SPECIFICATIONS

Supply and installation of WOVEN WOOD or BAMBOO BLINDS, in your colour choice, inclusive of components and operating system.

  • Specify Roller blind or Roman blind style.
  • No. of blinds, widths, heights and type of fixing required for accurate pricing. 
  • Stack height is to be taken into account where relevant. 
Max Width Min Width Max Drop Max Area Motor
2400mm 480mm 3000mm 7m2 No

 

SLIDING PANEL BLINDS

SLIDING PANEL BLINDS are the latest fashion in sun and light control. The panels, which slide open and closed, can be made from a variety of fabrics. Ideal for areas where you don’t want blinds stacked at the top of a door or window.

  • One of the benefits of the Sliding Panels is that they can be installed to stack on the left, right or centre of a doorway or window
  • The Sliding Panels are either wand or cord operated
  • The standard panel overlap is 150mm. The following overlaps are available on request 50mm, 100mm, 150mm or 200mm
  • Each panel has a minimum width of 600mm and a maximum width of 1200mm
  • The fewer panels there are the wider the panels will be

SPECIFICATIONS

Supply and installation of SLIDING PANEL BLINDS using your fabric choice, inclusive of all components and operating systems. Panels to be Xmm wide per opening with a overlap of (50mm / 100mm / 150mm / 200mm)

  • No. of blinds, widths, heights and type of fixing required for accurate pricing. 
  • No. of panels per blind required for accurate pricing.
Max Width Min Width Max Drop Motor
5000mm 1000mm 3000mm No

 

Blinds are easy to operate and inexpensive to maintain.

Blinds are modern and elegant in their look and functionality.

Blinds offer privacy and precise light control.

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