Latest News

We are always working hard on our store, so we regularly update our news on blinds direct for your convenience.

January  2023

  • Factories reopened and all products available in manufacturing.
  • New website changes in progress and due for release in Feb 2023.

November 2022

  • End of year manufacturing drawing to a close. Any new orders will only be manufactured in new year from 9th January 2023.

September 2022

  • We now have the widest range of ready made Stuart Graham curtains.

August 2022

  • New Blinds Direct store finally launched, many new changes on the way and we excited as ever.

March 2022

  • Due to immense increases in freight, duties and supplier prices an unavoidable price increase to be applied 1st April 2022.

February 2022

  • to be consolidated to

January 2022

  • Factories reopened & Blinds Direct Team back in action.

December 2021

  • Final orders for this year delivery closed.

November 2021

  • Gift Cards now available from our store. Wide range of gift options to help you make the perfect gift for anyone home.

October 2021

  • Plaswood discontinued and only new plaswood available. If still require the old plaswood please contact our team to check availability.
  • Pricing increase applied due to factory wide price increases.

May 2021

  • Plaswood 50mm Chalk – White Wash added.
  • Plaswood 50mm Timeless – Snow added.

April 2021

  • SMS notifications now available for Order progress.
  • Outdoor Ripstop Roller blinds product now available. Clear window as well in pulley, crank or automated blinds offering.
  • Over +5000 Facebook page likes and increasing – Well done team!
  • Launched new Aluminium Lockable Shutters, perfect for indoor or outdoor use and more cost effective.

February 2021

  • New Distressed – Lime Wash swatch added to our fantastic range.
  • New Additions to our ready made curtains, now include Self lined Slumber and Sweat Dreams curtains from Stuart Graham.
  • Outdoor VPC Roller blinds product now available that includes Clear window as well in pulley, crank or automated blinds offering.

January 2021

  • Factories reopened and restarted production.
  • Express orders to be re enabled 11th January.

December 2020

  • Factories due to close.
  • Win Iphone 11 winner announced on Facebook.

November 2020

September 2020

August 2020

July 2020

  • Again we will be the first in South Africa, we now offering free courier delivery for all blinds and curtains. Only accessories will be charged for courier when cart total value under R1000.
    Free Shipping

June 2020

  • Instant Paper Blinds are now available again in packs of 4 and 6. View Instant Blinds
  • Roller Express Manufacturing available again.

May 2020

  • We are officially open and open to deliver nationwide! Teams will continue to work from home but factory will start manufacturing again from Monday. Great News!
  • Launched BlocScreen – Clear PVC high quality roller blinds (400 microns). Manual pricing as still be be launched online.

April 2020

  • Government Lock Down continues. We are expected to reopen for order delivery on Stage3. We are still able to assist clients with queries and orders but unable to manufacture at this time. We continue to assist by email, telephonic or online chat even though staff all working from home.
  • Basswood & Plaswood blinds price reduced as part of our lockdown promo.

March 2020

  • Our staff have been informed to work from home. We never the less still able to operate as normal. If there is any changes we will update our banner and email clients accordingly.

February 2020

    • New price increase.
    • New range of roller blinds to be launched.
New Roller Range

January 2020

    • Factories reopened.
    • Proud sponsor of the PWC LPR camera project to help protect our community.

December 2019

  • 3rd December closing date for 2019 delivery.
  • Early bird promotion, R200 off orders before 31st December for 2020 blinds delivery. Min order of R1500 required.

November 2019

  • Venetian and Roller sizes now allow for smaller widths and drops.

October 2019

  • End of year rush – campaign begins.

July 2019

  • The Registrar of Trademarks has accepted Blindsdirect Trademark class 27 & 20.
  • Blinds Direct team starting refresh of our store for your convenience.

May 2019

  • Excited to launch our new Polyester Venetian range.
  • Proud to announce our systems have been upgraded and moved to new more reliable provider.

April 2019

  • Monthly winner announced.
  • We continue to increase our range and proudly the first to provide “Creative Blinds Range”.

March 2019

  • Honeycomb cords blinds launched, other ranges to be launched shortly.

February 2019

  • Our monthly competitions are BACK! Send your pictures and order number to enter.

January 2019

  • Offices reopen 8th January 2019.
  • New ranges and products to be launched this month – More to come so register and watch this space.

December 2018

  • Offices closing 21st December but we continue to check email daily. Happy holidays.

October 2018

  • Second winner of our monthly competition. Congratulations Ryan from Centurion, Gauteng.
  • Refreshed Blinds Direct website launched – Looking great.
  • New Plaswood range launched, 25% Lighter in weight with larger ranges.

September 2018

  • First winner of our monthly competition. Congratulations Clarissa from Brackenfell, Western Cape.

August 2018

Blinds Installation Competition
  • Win with us monthly promotion launched. Send a picture of your installed blind and order number to enter in our competition.

July 2018

Buy now, pay later with a mobicred account
  • Blind Direct now offers Mobicred so you can “Shop now and pay later”.

June 2018

  • We have increased our stylish Roman range. Where possible allowed for larger roller widths and drops, this will where possible allow for single blinds to be installed.

May 2018

  • We have increased our stylish Roller range. Where possible allowed for larger roller widths and drops, this will where possible allow for single blinds to be installed.

April 2018

Bosch Drill & Blinds Direct Competition
  • Competition winner announced for our “Win a Bosch Drill”.

March 2018

  • Our website securty has been enhanced for your internet safety.

January 2018

  • New HoneyComb blinds ranges received and due to launched this month! Again we bring widest range to the South African market.

December 2017

Somfy & Blinds Direct Competition
Somfy & Blinds Direct Competition
  • Competition winner announced for our “Somfy Win a comfort kit for your home”. Great social media competition and looking forward to bringing more in the new year.
  • Factories only reopening 15th Jan 2018. We are still able to accept and process orders.

September 2017

Bosch Drill Give Away
Bosch Drill Give Away
  • Competition winner announced Win a Bosh gsr 1800-Li Professional Drill/Driver.
  • Shutter and roller prices updated due to South African price increases.
  • Savings Direct office relocated to spanking new offices with great views of panoramic Cape Town.

August 2017

  • Blinds Direct launching three month marketing drive with multiple publishing agents. Once again we are taking the market by storm and going from strength to strength.
  • New exciting ranges expected to launch in month of September.

July 2017

May 2017

  • Blinds Direct offices will be moving SOON!! We are excited with our new office currently under construction. With panaramic views of Table Mountain, what more could we ask for. Pictures to be revealed in September. SO EXCITED!

January 2017

Outdoor Bamboo Roller white house
Outdoor Bamboo Roller

December 2016

  • Blinds and shutter orders closing 7th December 2016 for 2016 delivery. We will continue to accept orders for New Year delivery.
  • Blinds and shutter orders have closed for New year delivery. We would like to take this opportunity to thanks our loyal customers and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

October 2016

  • enables SSL encryption for your increased security.

September 2016

  • Blinds Automation is launched. Venetian offering available.
  • Security shutters with professional installation now available.

August 2016

  • GeoTrust daily scanning now implemented for your security. Your shopping security remains our priority.

July 2016

  • Proud to announce Blinds Direct now also supplies made to measure curtains.

June 2016

  • Curtain suppliers in place and final touches before we go live.

May 2016

  • Testing of blinds automation devices begin – we are really excited to bring another first to South Africa.

March 2016

  • Shutter price increase due to USD exchange rate applied :-(.

February 2016

  • Blinds Direct announces new competitions starting April.
  • Blinds Direct announces made to measure and ready made curtains to be launched in April.
  • Proud to announce our website will be window covering Superstore.

January 2016

  • Price increase implemented.
  • Offices reopened 11th January 2016.

December 2015

  • Offices closure from 23rd December 2015.
  • Summer sale launched.

October 2015

  • Additional Roller Metalic range added.
  • Roller & Roman “Design range” added.

September 2015

  • DIY Indoor Wood-Look PVC Shutters launched. We are proud to once again be SA’s first shutters online store.
  • Win a laser printer monthly give away announced – Comes to a close.
  • Printer for orders over R10 000 promotion comes to a close.
  • Spring sale launched.

August 2015

  • Ultimate Roller & Roman discontinued.
  • Win a laser printer monthly give away announced – Runs till September 2015.

July 2015

  • Blinds Direct adds quote calculator.
  • Win a laser printer monthly give away announced – Runs till September 2015.
  • Buy over R10 000 worth of blinds and receive a free laser printer.

June 2015

  • New BlindsDirect Website Launched – Many more exciting things to come :-).

May 2015

  • New Double Roller range added.

April 2015

  • New Basswood Bold range added.

February 2015

  • Additional Vertical Blinds range added.
  • Made to Measure Curtains launch announced – To be included in new website launch.

January 2015

  • Factories reopen for business.
  • Collaboration with “Creative Blinds” announced – Further updates to follow.

December 2014

  • Coolaroo December Shade sail competition winner announed.
  • Factories announced mid month closure.

November 2014

  • Panel Centre Opening blinds now offered.
  • 25mm Plaswood and Basswood Venetian blinds discontinued.

October 2014

  • Bamboo Venetian blinds now offered.
  • Roman Classic Blinds Manhattan fabrics now offered.

September 2014

  • Additional Vertical ranges now offered.
  • Cooloroo competition launched.

August 2014

  • Extreme Shade and Sails now offered.
  • Ready to hang Shade and Sails now offered.
  • Outdoor Sheerweave Roller now offered.
  • Instant Paper Blinds |  Temporary paper shades now offered.
  • Vertical Printed blinds now offered.
  • Roller Printed blinds now offered.

July 2014

  • Launched the Double Roller lightly perforated and perforated range.
  • 25mm Aluminium Perforated/Brushed/Hammered range now offered
  • Roman Blinds now offered.
  • Bamboo Stylish Roller (Classic/Stylish roller) range now offered.
  • Additional Roman and Roller fabrics added.
  • Additional Basswood and Plaswood range expanded.
  • Now offering export outside of South Africa.

June 2014

  • Bamboo Classic Roller range now offered

May 2014

  • Roller range of Stylish now includes Suede and Riveira range.
  • Vertical range expanded to includes additional 22 fabrics.
  • 25mm Plaswood and Basswood now included.

April 2014

  • Blinds Direct featured on
  • Panel blinds now offered.

March 2014

  • Blinds Direct featured in Home-Dzine website and newsletter.

January 2014

  • Phase 2 of changes to our website applied for your easier shopping pleasure.

December 2013

  • Factories have now closed but we are still taking blinds orders. Additional colours and fabrics in Jan 2014.
  • So confident in our pricing we are even listed on
  • We are now listed on
  • Now listed with GetKedos for client reviews.
  • Launch of “Blinds for Charity” – ship your old blinds to us, we will service/repair and provide to charity on your behalf.

November 2013

  • Discussion blog page now available – Another service allowing our clients to express ideas, views and experiences.
  • We contribute to
  • Blinds measuring sheets now available, you can now capture all your blinds requirements on a single form. Another service we office to make your experience that much easier.

October 2013

  • How to video’s uploaded with links on our website to youtube for your conveince.

September 2013

  • proud to include a wide range of high quality shutter solutions utilsing only approved installers country wide.

July 2013

  • Ready made range launched.