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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Concorde Blinds offer a FREE no obligation measuring service for customers in and around the areas that we cover. One of our experienced representatives can visit your home or place of work to help advise which products would be most suitable.
Yes, if needed, we have a team of very experienced installation engineers who are all employed directly by Concorde Blinds. We charge a small fitting fee priced per product, and our fitters provide a professional and efficient service, always making the job look easy.
We know how frustrating it can be waiting around for an appointment, so we always give a MAXIMUM time slot of 2 hours.
Some of the locations we cover include:
Kempston | Bedford | Milton Keynes | Ampthill | Flitwick | Luton | Newport Pagnell | Buckingham | Aylesbury | Eaton Socon | St Neots | Biggleswade | Bletchley | Dunstable | Leighton Buzzard | Toddington | Olney | Rushden | Northampton
Most blinds carry a lead time of approximately 3 weeks, whilst curtains will be closer to 4-6 weeks, with some of our wooden shutters taking up to 10-12 weeks. We aim to ensure that it is always worth the wait, as the finished product will look stunning!
All of our products are made-to-measure so it is difficult to provide a quote without knowing some information i.e. product type and measurements. During a consultation with one of our representatives we will measure and provide an accurate quote. Alternatively, you can provide your own measurements and we can give a quote over the phone, via email or in our friendly showroom.
Once we’ve provided an accurate quotation, a minimum of 50% deposit is required to secure your order, with the balance due prior to the fitting date.
At Concorde Blinds, we place paramount importance on child safety, aiming to ensure the potential hazards posed by unrestrained cords or chains are understood and eliminated. In line with legislation, we have carefully considered each product to ensure child safety is an essential feature. To increase safety, move beds, cots, high-chairs and playpens away from windows. With Concorde Blinds, you can be confident that the product choices you make are focused on child safety.
Use the guides below to help you measure for your made to measure blinds. Ideally, please quote measurements in centimetres.
Blinds may be fitted inside or outside the window recess, so please ensure you select the right guide before you begin to take your measurements.
Inside the Recess
You will need to take 6 measurements for a blind inside the recess:
Drop Measurement in 3 Positions – Measure the drop at the left, middle and right side of the recess – We then need the smallest of these measurements
Width Measurements in 3 Positions – Measure the width at the top, middle and bottom of the recess – We then need the smallest of these measurements
Outside the Recess
Please be aware that the the measuring guide for outside the recess does depend on how much room you have around your window.
You will need to measure the width and the drop.
As a guide, we suggest for the drop you add 10 centimetres on top of the window and 3 centimetres below the window sill (or measure to the sill). For the width we suggest you add 2 centimetres to the width of the window sill.