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A guide to buying Roman blinds in the UK

There are a huge number of stores waiting for those who want to buy Roman blinds in the UK. Depending on whether they're manufactured as cheap blinds or custom blinds, the price range can vary a lot. They can be bought from large home decor stores or from a curtain specialist. Home blinds and patio blinds can be simply ordered online while ornate wood blinds can be hunted down in vintage shops. This article provides guide to buying Roman blinds in the UK.

Curtain stores

Home owners can buy blinds from specialist makers in the UK like Hillarys or Paul Simon. Hillarys offers a choice collection of Roman blinds that include 84 fabrics, multiple beading options and patterns. They have fully lined blinds as well as lightweight unlined blinds. They have stylish cascade Roman blinds and black out blinds for a good night's sleep. Paul Simon Paul Simon has a blinds sale with 20% off on selected items and free shipping too. They offer both ready-made and made-to-measure Empire Furnishings blinds in a variety of colours and fabrics. While blinds from these stores will do just as well for offices and shops, there are suppliers like SBI Awnings (Shopblindslondon.co.uk) who specialise in shop blinds. Those who want a more detailed list of shops can use a curtain search site on Curtainsfinder.co.uk.

Home decor stores

Mega-stores like Homebase and Ikea provide an easy way to buy blinds online or in-person. Homebase has a collection of Roman blinds that come in a variety of sizes (2-6 ft) and colours (cream, mocha, etc.). Ikea offers a nice collection of roller and Venetian blinds under its Textiles Products category.

Vintage shops

A more difficult proposition is to find and buy vintage blinds. It's not something that's a common item though old wood blinds or bamboo blinds can turn out to be not simply functional items but also works of art. It may cost a little more and perhaps a lot of effort to buy these blinds. However, the way it adds to the room's decor will make it well worth all the trouble and the cost.

Online shops

For those who'd rather point and click to buy blinds, there are many dedicated sites like Blinds Depot (Blinds-depot.co.uk). There are also shopping sites like Amazon and eBay. The Amazon listings are under the 'Homeware & Furnishings' category.

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