blog

We’re particularly excited about launching the mr blinds blog as it coincides with relaunching our website. We hope you’ll be a regular visitor on our site.

In the mr blinds blog, we’ll share with you information about what we love to do most: help you bring to life the dreams you have about the spaces you live in. Mr blinds is where window treatments become reality… for a whole lot less.  Although we may sell window treatments, our passion and purpose is actually helping people make their homes more beautiful.

blind options for sliding & bifold doors?

Fabric vertical blinds have long been the go to window covering when it comes to glass sliding doors, bifold doors and large glass windows. Our made to measure vertical blinds are a light, hardy and cost effective window treatment for these situations. Up to 5 metres in width they seamlessly cover very wide doors and windows.

protect furniture

Do you need to protect your furniture from fading and sun damage? While everyone enjoys having natural light fill their home, fading, discolouration and fabric damage are all unwelcome downsides of sunlight. All fabrics and materials are affected by both direct and...

roman blinds vs roller blinds

Roman blinds are in essence a curtain that is stacked at the top of the window rather than being pulled to the side. So while this offers infinite fabric options we believe that roller blinds win every time. Windows can present different challenges from too much...

contrast or neutral colour blinds

Once you have selected the best type of window treatment for your home, the next decision to be made is to choose the colour of fabric/wood of your new blinds or shades. Should you choose a contrasting colour for your blinds or keep it neutral?

custom made vs readymade blinds

Firstly, what are readymade blinds? Typically, a readymade blind is manufactured in Asia, in a limited range of sizes.  These are then shipped to NZ and either sold in DIY chain stores or are sent to a reseller who may then cut them down to size to fit your window....

need more privacy?

Do you have privacy concerns? With sections becoming smaller and houses being placed closer together than ever before nosy neighbours and curious passers-by are a fact of life that we all need to live with.  Although us kiwis love a friendly neighbour and a chat over...

sunlight control

Control of light entering a room can be easy with our range of made to measure blinds. Having the ability to filter or completely block out sunlight can change the atmosphere in a room in a matter of seconds and transform it into a relaxing calm environment with which...

window blinds – inside or outside fit

Regardless of whether you are selecting window blinds for a single window or for the entire home, mounting them inside or outside the window frame can make a huge design look difference. If you use an inside fit blind then it will emphasise the architectural element...

space saving solution

Do you need to save space in your home?   In small space’s it’s a good idea to avoid billowing curtains and instead, use streamlined window treatments such as blinds.  While billowing fabric can be rich and luxurious, it can take up a lot of visual space, overwhelming...

100% kiwi owned & operated

Proudly located at the business capital of the country Auckland, we provide blinds nationwide in New Zealand servicing residential and commercial customers.

new zealand wide shipping

New Zealand wide shipping

We ship our window blinds throughout New Zealand from our Auckland manufacturing facility.

3 year warranty

five year warranty

Buy blinds with confidence as all blinds come with a 5 year warranty on fabrics, and a 3 year warranty on parts and workmanship.

easy installation

easy installation

All our blinds are easy to install and come with installation instructions, however, if you need further information regarding measuring or fitting your blinds then view our ‘how to’ page or contact us to find out how we can help.

free sample service

free sample service

From versatile dual roller blinds to our affordable vertical blinds options, we're happy to send colour samples for all of our blinds anywhere in the country for FREE.

best price guarantee

best price guarantee

We guarantee not to be beaten on price. If you find a better price for the same product then we will beat it. You will receive quality custom blinds made specifically to your requirements for the best price.