How much do curtains and blinds cost?

There’s actually a sub question to this which is, ‘How much extra could it cost to not have good curtains and blinds?’ Let’s touch on that first…

You can reduce your carbon footprint and save money on those power bills by stopping cold air from travelling into your home and preventing warm air escaping through the windows with good window treatments.

Curtains and drapes are great insulators. To maximise their effectiveness we recommend lined drapes and curtains be floor length. Seeing as warm air rises the floor is the coldest point in the room so having the curtains or drapes touching or puddling the fabric on the floor stops cold air from seeping into the room.

Having properly lined drapes is also a must. Not only does the lining increase the thermal effectiveness by adding a second layer of fabric, they also fall and hang softer than coated or triple weave fabrics.

Further advantages to good lining include:

  • Noise reduction
  • Room darkening
  • Light filtration

Adding in a 100% polyester lining protects your drapes, your carpet and your furniture from the sun’s harsh rays, making them look better and last longer. Team that up with a sunscreen roller blind to help filter sunlight and keep your home cooler in summertime.

Levande collection by Scion

Now to address that pricing question.

Obviously it depends on the fabric you choose, but based on a $39.95 fabric with a $9.95 Poly B/O lining, here’s what you can expect.

3 bedroom house

Approx. 10 windows
Blinds only – from $2,580
Curtains only – from $5,975
Curtains and Sunscreens – from $7,860

4 Bedroom house

Approx. 12 windows
Blinds only – from $3,180
Curtains only (including two living areas) – from $6,995
Curtains and Sunscreens – from $9,750

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