Frequently Asked Questions
This page provides help with the most common questions about First Choice Blinds.
We can come and measure your blinds for you show samples and give you a price.
Yes all blinds have a 12 month warranty.
We do not recommend excessively sized blinds. Blinds up to 2400mm wide are no problem, although sometimes we make blinds up to 3000mm. For larger windows we sometimes recommend that two or three blinds are used depending on the type of the window.
Please contact us for details on this. You will need to discuss this with us.
Please contact us for details on this but yes.
Yes we are a fully insured company with an extra policy for work in schools/hospitals.
Yes. But please note if you measure the blind wrong we cannot be held responsible.
Blinds can be fitted with the roller facing the room or the window. You need to specify this at the time of ordering.
Our blinds are designed for easy maintenance – just wipe gently with a damp sponge.
“Irish Standard I.S EN13120:2009 – Internal Blinds – Performance requirements including safety” is aimed at eliminating strangulation hazards to young children by blind cords. All blinds sold in Ireland must now meet the safety requirements of this standard.
Before purchasing a blind you should ask the following questions:
Is the blind manufactured to the Irish safety standard?
Is a warning notice attached?
Is a safety solution provided and fitted in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions?
Can the supplier demonstrate the product’s safe use?
The blind must be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Also we can do safety audits for those with existing blinds that have safety concerns for children. Any retrofit work required to make blinds safe will be charged at minimum cost in the interest of safety.