News

Over the years we have not only created a diverse and colourful range of Blinds, Curtain rods, Venetian Blinds and Ready Made Curtains, but we have learned how important the little things are when you choose them. This section of the site is filled with hints and tips that we have collected over the years.

Introducing a stunning, new roller blind fabric range, Skye.

Textured fabrics are continuing to grow in popularity and Rods and Blinds is proud to introduce our newest roller blind fabric range - Skye. Nine stunning blackout shades developed to match todays ...
 
Posted By 010 | 31st July 2017
 

Introducing Sheerweave Ecolibrium Sunscreen Blinds

Use of Sunscreen Roller Blinds in today's New Zealand homes. Sunscreen roller blinds have been an essential part of window coverings in todays New Zealand homes for at least ten years. They allow ...
 
Posted By Sean | 18th September 2016
 

Use of Sunscreen Roller Blinds in New Zealand homes.

Sunscreen roller blinds are an essential window covering in todays homes as they allow us to control the amount of light that comes through your windows taking out the glare and softening the ...
 
Posted By Sean | 5th September 2015
 

Cleaning Venetian Blinds.

The Venetian blinds that we manufacture has two distinct types of slats used - wood, and our new ultra durable synthetic polymer. Listed below are a couple of suggestions that we have received from ...
 
Posted By 010 | 1st August 2015
 

Thermal backed roller blinds - why they are so popular

Here at Rods and Blinds we are pleased to offer thermal blinds that give added insulation to your home and are ideal for living areas and bedrooms. Generally thermal backed blinds have a softer look ...
 
Posted By Sean | 3rd September 2014
 

Differences between our Sunscreen roller blind ranges...

Spring is almost here. "Thank Goodness" as we have had so much rain here over the last few weeks that we will be looking forward to hopefully some drier weather and warmer days. With the sunnier ...
 
Posted By Sean | 1st September 2014
 

Tips for measuring for your curtain rods and your curtain tracks...

We often get asked how much extra overhang each side of the window should my curtain rods and curtain tracks extend? We usually recommend for most situations that you add ten percent to each side of ...
 
Posted By Sean | 6th August 2012
 

Measuring Tips for your Blinds

Remember the old saying that its better to measure twice and cut only once.... It may appear a little daunting when measuring for your Roller blinds, Sunscreens or Venetian Blinds but ...
 
Posted By Sean | 25th July 2012
 

Who we are...

Its hard to know how to start a blog, you can find most of the information in the about us section - that we are a family owned business started by my father Rex in the Eighties making wooden curtain ...
 
Posted By Sean | 15th July 2012