FAQs

FAQs

We have all the questions to your answers and some you'd think never think to ask.

If you have any questions that are not addressed in the FAQs you may contact us by filling out the contact form or giving us a call on (03) 9357 6727 and one of our friendly staff will be able to assist you further.

General

  • We are a Genuine Direct Blinds Manufacturer.
  • NO commission fee- NO sales tactics.
  • All of our sales reps are qualified blinds installers.
  • We are very selective with the products we put our name to.
  • Our products are built to last.
  • 30 years experience.

No, it's FREE! We will come to your home or business and provide an obligation FREE measure and quote. Or you are welcome to visit our factory/showroom to see the different range of interior blinds, outdoor blinds, canopy, roller shutters, plantation shutters and security doors on display before you make your purchase.

YES! Our knowledgeable staff will explain everything to you to help you create a personalized and distinctive look that fits your lifestyle, your functional needs and your budget. In addition, Top Spot Blinds can help you select colours, textures and finishes that complement your interior and exterior décor beautifully.

Our staff will walk you through the decision-making process, gathering information to help you suggest the perfect solution.

Depending on the product you purchase will determine the lead time. The sales rep will be able to advise you on the day but, blinds, roller shutters and security doors / flyscreens are generally ready within a few weeks.  Please allow extra time around Christmas and Easter holiday period.

Once the blinds, roller shutters or security doors / flyscreens are finished being manufactured we will give you a call to arrange day and time that suits for the installation.

We generally take a 20% deposit but, if it’s a larger job we take 50% and then balance due on the installation day.

  • Credit card – Visa and MasterCard;
  • Direct Deposit – Bank Transfer;
  • Bank Cheque;
  • Money Order; and
  • Cash

Our products

INTERNAL / INDOOR BLINDS

YES! Contact us by filling out the contact form or giving us a call on (03) 9357 6727 and one of our friendly staff will be able to assist you further.

The best product tips on how to look after your blinds, awnings, shutters, and doors, may not be the way you think.  We have put together a quick list on the top things you should be doing for your blinds, shutters, and doors, to make sure you get longevity out of your product.

See our blog for more information.

  • For internal blinds the best way to help reduce noise is the day and night blind (Dual Roller Blinds) as this is a has 2 blinds to reduce the noise.
  • For Outdoor Noise reduction we suggest Roller Shutters as the shutters have insulation qualities helping reduce noise.

Top Spot Blinds Roller Blinds truly withstand the test of time. We use quality components to manufacture our Roller Blinds.

We provide the standard 38mm keyway tube and 45mm for more larger blinds. We offer spring assist for easy operation which takes the pressure off your chain control. We use Acmeda chain drives – one of Australia’s leading blind component brand.

YES.  Motorization of blinds technology is continually advancing. We highly recommend and use Rollease Acmeda motors.

Types of motors available:

Our friendly team can walk you through each of the options, to help you determine which motor best meets your needs and your budget.

HARD-WIRED

  • Ideal for large and wide blinds
  • Requires hard-wired connection by a licensed electrician

WIRELESS RECHARGABLE MOTOR

  • Motor can be easily plugged into your standard power socket at home and recharged
  • No cost for an electrician

WIRELESS BATTERY

  •  No electrical work required by an electrician.
  • Long life Lithium battery

SOLAR POWERED

  • Energy efficient
  • Eco friendly option
  • Solar panel system collects UV light and stores power

For the ultimate in luxury, motorised blinds is sure to impress.

EXTERIOR / OUTDOOR BLINDS

YES! You can just replace the material/fabric only, no need to change the entire awning if your awning is in perfectly good condition.

Contact us by filling out the contact form or giving us a call on (03) 9357 6727 and one of our friendly staff will be able to assist you further.

We offer multiple Alfresco Blind systems, including the unique side channel systems to eliminate any gaps between exterior blinds or posts and it also offers the most modern and stylish addition to your outdoor area.

See our <a href="http://topspotblinds.com.au/outdoor-blinds/zipscreen-outdoor-blinds/">ZipScreen page</a> for more information.

We strive to provide customers with the BEST and HONEST advice on outdoor blind fabrics.

<strong>We DO NOT recommend using PVC/Clear plastic</strong> for your outdoor blinds area or cafe for the following reasons:
<ul>
<li>plastic puckers and stretches - No clear window effect as customers would hope from the moment it is installed;</li>
<li>creates a sail effect during high winds; and</li>
<li>traps heat, similar to a Green house;<img class="size-medium wp-image-3399 alignright" src="http://topspotblinds.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/PVC-blinds-Damaged-300x169.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="169" /></li>
<li>the plastic yellows, clouds up and stains with heat exposure;</li>
<li>When rolled up after its been raining or during periods of rain, water builds up within the roll and over time damages the plastic;</li>
<li>We are all time poor, to care for your PVC outdoor blinds involves a lot of maintenance, frequent cleaning, drying etc.</li>
</ul>
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<strong>Alternatively we recommend</strong> using a MESH outdoor blind fabric .
<h2>Benefits</h2>
<ul>
<li>The Mesh blind allows you to maintain <img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3020 alignright" src="http://topspotblinds.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Alfresco_Blinds_Watsonia_Greensborough-300x225.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="225" /> <img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3019 alignright" src="http://topspotblinds.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Alfresco_Blinds_Point_Cook-300x225.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="225" />your view, even when the blinds are fully wound down.</li>
<li>The pinholes in the woven mesh fabric filters heat and light so that air flow is still able to pass through, keeping the interior cool by preventing stale hot air from becoming trapped.</li>
<li>Depending on how tight the weave is in the mesh fabric is, will determine how much rain filters in or bounces off the mesh.</li>
<li>We have a good range of modern and traditional fabric colours to choose from</li>
<li>Low maintenance</li>
</ul>

All external blinds, including Alfresco Blinds are not designed to endure VERY HEAVY winds. We recommend blinds to be drawn as well as secured during heavy winds and storms.

We then recommend regular cleaning (at least every 3 months) to ensure surfaces are free from dirt, dust and grime.

Use a soft brush or broom to clean the blinds.

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