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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Installing Roller Blinds For HDB

These days, lots of people are looking to install roller blinds for their HDB. In Singapore, there are several types of roller blinds available. They are very important in improving the overall look of your home. Majority of interior designers normally recommend these items for interior designing. However, not everyone knows how to select and install them, especially for their HDB houses or departments. There are common mistakes you can found yourself doing when installing these items. In that regard, here are some of those mistakes to avoid.

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1. Taking wrong measurements of the windows

Most often, several people find themselves doing this mistake when buying their most favorite roller blinds for their HDB interior windows. It is necessary to be aware that you to take the right measurements of each window and record them down before going to choose your most preferred type of roller blinds. Use the right measurement tape to measure your windows correctly. Additionally, the style/design of the window also contributes to the take of blinds to buy. Therefore, apart from taking the right measurements, also consider to note down its design.

2. Buying wrong set of roller blinds

Vertical roller blinds are recommended for large windows, while those that have horizontal slats are considered for smaller windows. Since you are basically installing roller blinds for HDB houses or apartments, they will definitely deal with harsh weather conditions. Therefore, its worth to choose the right items made of hard and tough wearing materials such as tough fabrics, timber, PVC, and aluminum. However, one major concern with using timber as roller blinds material is to have them properly treated so they can remain protected against these elements.

3. Choosing the wrong color of roller blinds

Roller blinds are very important to enhance the overall appearance of your HDB house. Choosing the right color to match the theme of your house is a good choice for your interior design. Actually, some individuals do not consult with interior design experts when choosing roller blinds for HDB. This is one of the most common mistakes which you should always avoid. If you are planning to enhance the look of your house significantly, consider choosing the right type of roller blinds with the right color. Different types of these items are widely available in the market with different color options.

Mistakes to avoid when installing roller blinds

4. Only focusing on cheap products

Many people are attracted to buying low price products and fail to factor in other things such as durability, color, and windows size. Probably, it is possible to make this mistake because price is also one of the factors to put into consideration when choosing your favorite products. However, most cheap products do not have proper design and quality to improve the overall appearance of your house. So, it is important to consider buying from a reputable manufacturer.

5. Wrong installation process

Usually, most roller blinds for HDB come with their own manual containing instruction for installation. Different blinds from different manufacturers may have different procedure of installation. Some individuals fail to follow the right installation process when installing these items. This may later lead to creating some difficulties in the process. It is therefore important to read instructions carefully prior to your installation.

6. Failure to consult professional experts

Failing to seek an expert’s opinion when choosing the best items for your HDB, is yet another common mistake to avoid when installing your roller blinds. Online is one of the best places to find interior designer professionals readily available to serve their clients. Usually, they know the best quality products or items available on the market and which one are best for HDB homes.

7. Failure to measure each window

Not measuring every window of your house separately is yet another common mistake to avoid when planning to install roller blinds. Sometimes, your windows may look to have the same measurements, but is very important and necessary to measure each separately and have the measurements recorded down appropriately. Also, if your these items were previously installed and you want to replace them, don’t use the previous measurements, just measure them again to get fresh measurements.

These are just a few common mistakes to avoid when installing roller blinds for HDB. If you don’t have enough time or experience to do it yourself, you can hire the service of professional installers who are cable of doing it perfectly without making such mistakes.


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