Roller Blinds / Motorised blinds

Roller blinds from First Choice Blinds
Roller blinds are one of the most practical and low maintenance window covering options. Once you get an idea about what they are and how they work, you will have a better idea of why they are recommended over more traditional window coverings.
Introduction to Roller Blinds

A roller blind is made of a single piece of fabric that comes wrapped around a casing.
This type of window treatment fits into your pre-existing window frame, either inside or outside and can be manual or motorised.
It is operated by pulling a cord attached either to the bottom of the blind or by sidechaining. Motorized window blinds are controlled with a remote.

“Roller blinds are not only practical, but they can also tie a room together so much better than regular blackout shades.”

You cannot go wrong when you choose manual or motorized roller blinds to transform your home. Here’s why.


If you want a multipurpose window treatment, this type of window blind is perfect. Roller blinds block sunlight partially or completely. Thanks to their translucent qualities, you can see outside without compromising on privacy.


These window blinds are extremely durable and will last for generations. Usually, roller blinds are treated to be UV-resistant; this protects them from wearing out or fading. The material used for roller blinds, therefore, makes them longer lasting than regular curtains.

Ease of Operation

Roller blinds have the easiest operating mechanism. They can be spring assisted, chain driven or fully motorized. Chain-driven and motorized roller blinds can open and close multiple blinds at once. You need not operate each blind separately, which makes them suitable for hard-to-reach windows.


For a window covering with simple lines, roller blinds have an elegant and classic look. They fit perfectly and there is no excess fabric. You even have a choice in fabrics, such as translucent, sunscreen and block out. These fabrics come in various patterns and colours.
Suitable Window Types

The best thing about roller blinds is that they are perfect for almost any type of windows and doors.

“We had all kinds of weird window shapes and were still able to get a roller for every room in every size.”

Blackout roller blinds from First Choice Blinds

Simple, effective and durable, blackout roller blinds are one of the most popular kinds of blind for many reasons. As well as being a space-efficient way of covering your windows, these blinds also block out external light. What’s more, they are quickly installed and are super easy to clean – just a damp cloth will do the trick to wipe away any marks and dust. Blackout roller blinds are suitable for any room in your home, especially those that are hit with direct sunlight or where privacy is key. For example, you may want to install them in your kitchen, bedroom, kid’s room, sitting room or conservatory
We cover all of Dublin and surrounding areas.

The Benefits of Blackout from First Choice Blinds

Our bodies are designed to sleep in a dark environment. Therefore, when light enters your room, it can affect your sleep pattern. This makes Blackout Roller Blinds an essential for your bedroom or living space. They will block out all sunlight and street light, allowing you to have a peaceful, uninterrupted sleep at any time – day or night. This makes them ideal for households with young children, night shift workers and for summer, when nights are shorter.

What’s more, blackout roller blinds provide a greater feeling of privacy, making them the perfect window treatment for street facing rooms and bathrooms.
Available in manual and motorised options

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