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Baileys Blinds use a high tech computer controlled Technolight TS 2000 machine to make the slats for our vertical blinds. The TS 2000 cuts, punches and welds a top and bottom pocket and automatically inserts a hanger into the slat. … Continue reading
Roller blind moving from the bottom to the top.
It is possible to make roller blinds which pull up from the bottom. It is especially good for privacy when your windows are at ground level next to a footpath.
It is spring loaded and attached to the window sill by roller blind brackets.The roller blind is pulled from the bottom to the top using cord and pulleys. www.baileysblinds.com.
Shop awning for Paul Stephens in Bury St Edmunds
We have changed the fabric on many old fashioned shop awnings in Bury st Edmunds. The latest job was for Paul Stevens in The Traverse, Bury St Edmunds.
There was potential for parking problems but PCSO Jo had a common sense attitude and kindly allowed us to complete the job unhindered.
Ivor is seen running the awning in and out using a pole before handing it back to Paul Stevens.
We use a tile cutter to make a start mark before drilling through tiles when fitting roller blinds. I hav’nt broken a tile for years!
Placing the roller blind bracket in position on the tiles.
Tile cutter marking hole before drilling through tiles.
Sue Norman in the main hall at Chalkstone Community Centre in Haverhill, Suffolk.
St Edmundsbury Borough Council have refurbished some areas of Chalkstone Community Centre. The central area of the building and the committee room have been tidied up and redecorated. Sue Norman, the caretaker at Chalkstone treats the blinds with tender love and care which is reflected in the pristine condition of the vertical blinds. Baileys Blinds have supplied Sue with stabilising weights and chains which she uses for minor repairs to the vertical blinds on a self help basis.
Caretaker in the committee room at Chalkstone Community Centre, Haverhill.
Baileys Blinds have supplied and installed vertical blinds in Chalkstone Community centre several times over the years. The vertical blinds in the main hall have held up well in a busy area which is used day and night.
Most of the time we choose a shade of magnolia when we decorate our homes. This reflects the colours we use for blinds and other furnishings. It make a refreshing change for Baileys blinds to install roller blinds in bolder and brighter colours.
Carnival conservatory roller blinds, shaped with chrome poles.
Conservatory roller blinds in carnival canary.
The roller blinds were made by Baileys Blinds in the Eastern Way industrial unit in Bury St Edmunds. The carnival canary fabric is mounted on 28mm diameter aluminium tubes and is raised and lowered by a chain operated unit mounted on one side.
The roller blinds are fitted so that the tops of the poles run in line along the conservatory window frames. The raising and lowering mechanisms are white in colour to blend in with the conservatory.
The shaped bottoms are cut out of the fabric and by hand using a template and are trimmed with braid. A pocket is formed to hold the chrome bottom bottom pole.
The roller blinds fixing brackets are powder coated in white and are attached to the conservatory frames using half inch long number 8 screws.www.baileysblinds.com.
Baileys blinds are often asked to supply and install wooden venetian blinds in bay windows. This is easy to do but there are things to consider before proceeding.
Wooden venetian blinds installed in square bay window
Baileys blinds normally find that the wooden venetian blinds have to be fitted into plasterboard. We fix other types of blinds into plasterboard using specialist fixings but we have found that due to their weight it is possible to pull wooden venetian blinds out of a plasterboard ceiling when the blind is raised and lowered. Baileys blinds only fix wooden venetian blinds into plasterboard ceilings when the customers agree to lift the blind slats as well as using the lift cords.
Corner veiw of wooden venetian blind in square bay
Sometimes it is not possible to eliminate gaps between venetian blinds where they meet in the corners. This is not usually a problem because the window mullions and supports cover the gaps. And all venetian blinds need to be dusted.www.baileysblinds.com.
Baileys Blinds have recently installed a venetian blind with 25mm wide slats on a bay window with three panels covered with curtains. The middle window has full sun during the day and the customers wanted shading from direct sunlight without closing the curtains. We could not fit blinds to the side windows but the side curtains could be closed while the venetian blind provided shading and allows light through the middle window.
Venetian blind in bay with side curtains open
The front window is a fixed pane and two side opening side windows make up the three window bay. There are protruding window handles on the two side windows which would interfere with the venetian blinds and prevent them from hanging properly. There was just enough room to allow a venetian blind to hang properly on the larger window because it has no protruding handles.
Venetian blind in bay window with curtains open
Venetian blinds with 25mm wide slats are raised and lowered with a cord and are rotated using a stick or wand. Venetian blinds look very neat and modern and allow for very easy and effective light control. Although they need to be dusted regularly Baileys Blinds find that venetian blinds still remain a popular choice for window shading.www.baileysblinds.com.
Carnival fabric from Louvolite is flame retardant, washable and has dim out properties which provide shading and uv protection in commercial and domestic blind installations. The hot pink colour shown in the images gives a warm pink glow in the conservatory.
Carnival hot pink with white wooden bottoms.
The roller blinds are fitted on the conservatory doors. The fabric just covers the glass and runs up and down behind the door handles.
Roller blinds on the conservatory doors.
The roller blinds are moved easily and smoothly up and down by a chain operated sidewinder. All of the brackets and components are manufactured in white. The fabric is mounted on 28mm diametre aluminium tube which will remain straight in the heat of the conservatory unlike cheap fibre tube which will warp.
Carnival Hot Pink roller blinds.
The Carnival hot pink roller blinds were made with white wooden bottoms instead of the usual sewn bottom. Baileys blinds manufacture and install roller blinds in and around Suffolk. Our showrooms are in Bury St Edmunds and Brandon or see our online catologue at www.baileysblinds.com.
Baileys Blinds were asked by Greenview Environmental Ltd to supply and install window blinds in their new premises at Linden House at the top of Kings Road in Bury St Edmunds.
Linden House, Kings Road, Bury St Edmunds.
Carnival flint vertical blinds from Baileys Blinds at Linden House in Bury St Edmunds
Greenview needed vertical blinds installed in the boardroom and roller blinds in their large meeting room. Baileys Blinds supplied vertical blinds and roller blinds made in Carnival flint fabric which toned in with the buildings internal colour scheme. Greenview needed a dim out fabric for the roller blinds in the large meeting room to allow the screen to be seen during presentations. Baileys Blinds installed Carnival to provide the level of shading required by Greenview. Carnival is also flame retardant and machine washable.