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The BLIND Experts

Frequently Asked Questions
 

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Tidmarsh has been crafting bespoke blinds, curtains and home furnishings for more than 180 years. We have nearly 200 years of experience in handmade, bespoke blinds, so we really are qualified to call ourselves the blind experts.

We love to chat, and we’re always happy to encourage our customers to give us a call to talk about any queries you may have. We also understand that some people just want find the answers to their questions online, and fast.

Below are answers to our most frequently asked questions, but if you can’t find the answer you’re looking for then call us on 01245 237228 or email info@tidmarsh.co.uk and we’ll do our best to give you the information you need.

Bespoke Blinds

Are Your Blinds Child Safe?
At Tidmarsh Blinds, we fully support the Make It Safe campaign from the British Blind and Shutter Association (BBSA) to promote window blind safety in all homes, public buildings and other environments where babies and young children may be present. When it comes to choosing blinds, we understand that making sure that they are safe for babies and children is of the utmost importance to parents. That’s why child safety is paramount in our approach to selling blinds. Whether you’re looking for new blinds, shutters or curtains, we can help you find a solution that is as child safe and secure as possible for your home. Get in touch with our experts today for more information.
Can You Make a Blind to Fit My Awkward Space?
We’ve made bespoke blinds and curtains to fit the strangest and most awkward spaces, so no matter your query, get in touch and we can help.
What Style of Blind Should I Buy?
As the blind experts, we’re very happy to give you advice and tips on the best blind for your space. There are a number of points to consider, including size, position, functionality, safety, and more, as each style of blind lends itself to different scenarios. Please feel free to get in touch, and we can help you make your decisions.
What are the Benefits of Motorised Blinds?
There are so many benefits to installing motorised or battery operated blinds in your home! From energy efficiency to safety, as well as aesthetics and usability – electric blinds can offer incredible usability for your space. Have a browse of our motorised blinds range, or get in touch to chat through the best options for your space.
Do You Offer Blackout Blinds?
Many of our blind styles are perfect for blackout use, and we offer a range of fabrics designed for optimum blackout effects. Whether you’re looking to darken your bedroom for optimum sleeping, or looking to improve your home cinema, all of our blinds and curtains are made bespoke for you, so you can be assured that they will offer the greatest blackout effect possible. Please feel free to get in touch, and we can advise you on the best solution for your room.

Motorised Blinds

Are Your Motorised Blinds Child Safe?
Motorised Blinds are a fantastic way of ensuring that your blinds are safe for children and pets alike. There are no cords or wires hanging loose to cause concern, everything is hidden away inside the system, giving you extra peace of mind. At Tidmarsh Blinds, we fully support the Make It Safe campaign from the British Blind and Shutter Association (BBSA) to promote window blind safety in all homes, public buildings and other environments where babies and young children may be present. When it comes to choosing blinds, we understand that making sure that they are safe for babies and children is of the utmost importance to parents. That’s why child safety is paramount in our approach to selling blinds. Whether you’re looking for new blinds, shutters or curtains, we can help you find a solution that is as child safe and secure as possible for your home. Get in touch with our experts today for more information.
Can You Make an Electric Blind to Fit My Awkward Space?
Motorised Blinds are a fantastic choice for many awkward spaces, as they can be operated and controlled from elsewhere in and even outside of your home. We’ve made bespoke blinds and curtains to fit the strangest and most awkward spaces, so no matter your query, get in touch and we can help.
What Style of Electric Blind Should I Buy?
As the blind experts, we’re very happy to give you advice and tips on the best blind for your space. There are a number of points to consider, including size, position, functionality, safety, and more, as each style of blind lends itself to different scenarios. Please feel free to get in touch, and we can help you make your decisions.
What are the Benefits of Motorised Blinds?
There are so many benefits to installing motorised or battery operated blinds in your home! From energy efficiency to safety, as well as aesthetics and usability – electric blinds can offer incredible usability for your space. Have a browse of our motorised blinds range, or get in touch to chat through the best options for your space.
Do You Offer Blackout Electric Blinds?
Many of our motorised blind styles are perfect for blackout use, and we offer a range of fabrics designed for optimum blackout effects. Whether you’re looking to darken your bedroom for optimum sleeping, or looking to improve your home cinema, all of our blinds and curtains are made bespoke for you, so you can be assured that they will offer the greatest blackout effect possible. Please feel free to get in touch, and we can advise you on the best solution for your room.

Tidmarsh Blinds

How Does Hiring Tidmarsh Work?
Our specialist team will listen to your requirements and make suggestions on materials, systems, and more, based on their knowledge and experience. Once you’ve made your decision, we measure and manufacture your curtains and bespoke blinds in our own workroom, so you can be sure that yours are not only custom-made, but a perfect fit, too.
Why Should I Choose Tidmarsh?
We have nearly 200 years of experience in handmade, bespoke blinds, so we really are qualified to call ourselves the blind experts. Georgian, Regency, Victorian and Edwardian architects and designers have left a most formidable legacy of styles. Few, if any, blind makers are as well qualified as Tidmarsh to recreate them. In many cases, our parent company Tidmarsh & Sons actually helped to create the originals! We’re the only Lutron Homeworks Dealer and Fabricator in the UK, a title that we are proud to hold and take very seriously. In partnership with Lutron, we are constantly striving to be at the forefront of technology, innovating and developing new products to provide a fully bespoke service. This means we’re the only company making and fabricating Lutron powered Roman Blinds, bespoke built and made for your custom needs. We really are the blind experts, and we’re dedicated to ensuring that you get the perfect fit for your home.
Can I Measure My Own Blinds?
Absolutely! We’ve put together some straightforward measuring instructions for you. To make sure you get it right, always use a metal tape measure and always check your measurements twice! If you’d rather we came and measured up for you, just get in touch to arrange a visit.
What Happens If I Measured Wrong?
If you’ve measured wrong, get in touch with us as soon as you can and we’ll try to sort it out for you.
Can I Install My Own Blinds?
Yes! Many of our blind systems can be fabricated and manufactured, then delivered to you ready to install by yourself. We will provide you with all the fittings and instructions you need to fit it yourself.
Will You Install Blinds For Me?
We are very happy to offer a full service of measuring, manufacturing and then installing your bespoke blinds. This will ensure you have the perfect fit for your home.
Do Tidmarsh Work With Designers?
We work with designers and builders alike to ensure the best solution for even the trickiest openings. We’ll then install and thoroughly test the answer. We can also work as a consultant for Lutron installations, looking at plans and recommending layouts, applications and systems that would work best in the space.

Lutron & Tidmarsh Blinds

Are Tidmarsh Qualified to Supply Lutron Blinds?
At Tidmarsh we are extremely proud to be the only Lutron Homeworks Dealer and Fabricator in the UK, a title that we are proud to hold and take very seriously. In close partnership with Lutron, we are constantly striving to be at the forefront of technology, innovating and developing new products to provide a fully bespoke service.
What are the Benefits of Lutron?
Lutron have been a pioneer of technology for more than 50 years. Tidmarsh are proud to be the blind experts for the 190 years. Together, we’re re-inventing modern electronic lighting control, with innovation and design. Our new and latest blind systems embody the best of our combined capabilities – so whether you’re admiring the preciseness of our workmanship, or the wonder of Lutron’s technology, it’s a thing of beauty.
Why Should I Choose Tidmarsh?
We have nearly 200 years of experience in handmade, bespoke blinds, so we really are qualified to call ourselves the blind experts. Georgian, Regency, Victorian and Edwardian architects and designers have left a most formidable legacy of styles. Few, if any, blind makers are as well qualified as Tidmarsh to recreate them. In many cases, our parent company Tidmarsh & Sons actually helped to create the originals! We’re the only Lutron Homeworks Dealer and Fabricator in the UK, a title that we are proud to hold and take very seriously. In partnership with Lutron, we are constantly striving to be at the forefront of technology, innovating and developing new products to provide a fully bespoke service. This means we’re the only company making and fabricating Lutron powered Roman Blinds, bespoke built and made for your custom needs. We really are the Lutron blind experts, and we’re dedicated to ensuring that you get the perfect fit for your home.

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Why Choose Tidmarsh?

We know that navigating the home decoration industry can be difficult when you’re met with so many choices – so here’s some reasons why you should choose Tidmarsh for your Lutron needs.

We have nearly 200 years of experience in handmade, bespoke blinds, so we really are qualified to call ourselves the blind experts

Georgian, Regency, Victorian and Edwardian architects and designers have left a most formidable legacy of styles. Few, if any, blind makers are as well qualified as Tidmarsh to recreate them. For, in many cases, our parent company Tidmarsh & Sons helped to create the originals.

We’re the only Lutron Homeworks Dealer and Fabricator in the UK, a title that we are proud to hold and take very seriously. In partnership with Lutron, we are constantly striving to be at the forefront of technology, innovating and developing new products to provide a fully bespoke service.

This means we’re the only company making and fabricating Lutron powered Roman Blinds, bespoke built and made for your custom needs.

If you have any questions or queries, please get in touch to find out how we could help you with your home or commercial decor needs.

Tidmarsh are a simply excellent company providing excellent products, excellent installation and excellent customer service. This family owned and run business based near Chelmsford has provided perfect solutions for curtains and blinds in all the windows of 7 properties for me. I simply cannot fault anything about them. Thank you Tidmarsh for being so good at what you do! I recommend Tidmarsh blinds and interiors without reservation with 10 stars out of 5!