Category Archives: Blinds

Alpha roller automation delivered

Delivered on time, Alpha roller automation motors exclusive to These motors offer a whopping 2N.m battery operated so strong enough to handle any size roller we have. Our Alpha range extends to rf remotes, outdoor mains connected motor and to link it all together via your app we solve that with a Alpha home […]

Reduce Hay fever in Your Home with Shutters

Summer, it brings blossoming gardens and longer days, the sunshine has a knack of making everything look lovely. As much as we love and excite ourselves it, let’s not forget the rise in pollen count over the Summer season; many of us suffer with hay-fever allergies, the constant sneezing, puffy, stinging eyes, and all the […]

Plaswood Blinds vs. Basswood Blinds – which to go with?

Often people are faced with the dilemma of whether to choose basswood or plaswood blinds for their windows, since both are remarkably similar in function and appearance. This is why it is important to understand the key differences between the two blind types in order to make an informed decision on what will work best […]

Blinds and curtains delivered nationwide

Blinds Packaged Nationwide shipping

Since we started in 2013 a lot has changed. Our volumes started small and courier very complicated, as well as learning which package methods worked. Fast-forwarding we managed to perfect the process and from the beginning of a client placing an order, a strict process is followed all the way to delivery. Being a leader […]

Paper Blinds Arrived! Almost ready for sale

Due to demand, we at Blinds Direct have imported our own paper blinds. They have finally arrived at Cape Town port. Let’s hope there are no further delays with the clearance due to Covid. Our paper blinds are perfect for those moments when you need something in a rush, that something to provide privacy, whilst […]

How Venetian Blinds Work

Venetian blinds have horizontal slats (hence the name, horizontal blinds), one above another. These slats are suspended by strips of cloth called tapes, or by cords, by which all can be rotated through nearly 180 degrees in unison. The slats are rotated so that they overlap one side facing inward and then in the opposite direction […]

How Blinds Increase Productivity in the Home and Office

Blinds increase office productivity

Whether you’re working from home or in the office, a comfortable working environment is essential to your productivity. There are many factors that contribute towards a good or bad working environment, and the amount of sunlight allowed into a room is one of them. But blinds are an excellent means of increasing the productivity in […]

The Benefits of Honeycomb Blinds

Every shading option has its own benefits and unique qualities that make them perfect in your living space. Honeycomb blinds are unique in their design and function with their cellular designs. They’re made from two or more layers of 100% nonwoven polyester, joined together at the pleats to form cellular compartments that trap air within […]

Blinds venetian stacking heights

venetian aluminium blinds

Often being asked if the blinds will stack sufficiently in my doorway, now we have the information for you. Blinds Direct have graciously provided the venetian stacking heights, of the Aluminium, Basswood and Plaswood (Faux) blinds. Now your able to measure, if your blinds will stack sufficiently in your door way. We often advise clients, […]

Venetian blinds automation at your finger tips

Finally you can control your venetian blinds using your phone! Its been possible for some time to automate your venetian blinds. This has historically only been available to enterprise companies, due to the complexity and costs surrounding blinds automation. Normally venetian blinds had to be ordered with the motors pre installed, and specialists where required […]

Closing up your outdoor entertainment space for the Winter chills

Winter chills are here and I need outdoor blinds. Club Elani at Misverstand Dam is most popular for its watersports like wakeboarding and skiing with blistering heat. The winters however is nothing short of freezing cold so only those brave with thick wetsuites dare try the water. Never the less winter brings its own gems, […]