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Blind Companies in Leicester

I was asked a question the other day that took me back a little.

I was visiting a lady at her home and she said that she liked what we had talked about and the price was around what she was expecting and then she said ” If you were going to get quotations for blinds in Leicester who would you ring?”

I didn’t really know what to say, but then it dawned on me that I know quite a lot about the local blind companies in Leicester and I know which ones I would use and which I would avoid.

So I gave her the names of some of the companies in our local area that I would recommend she get round to give her a quote.

Then I thought this information would be useful for other people looking for blinds in Leicester and Leicestershire.

The companies that I would recommend are based on my knowledge of their company, their service and the quality of their products, and not based on price as I personally would never buy anything based on price alone.

  • Karens Blinds  38 Kenilworth Drive, Oadby Telephone 0116 2717090. Karens have been establish a long time and manufacture many of the blinds they sell themselves. They are members of The British Blind and Shutter Association (which is something I would always recommend you look for)karens
  • Shadewell Blinds  72 Trinty Lane, Hinckley  Telephone 01455 238428. Shadewell are another company that have been around for a number of years. They have a large showroom which is always a good sign that they are a professional set up and are not a company or an agent working from their home shadewell
  • Harborough Blinds  14 Harrod Drive, Market Harborough  01858 456419. They are a newer company compared to the other too. They are members of The Top 1% group of companies.
  • Alpha Blinds  18 Pilings Road, Oakham  01572 724153. Again they are another company that has been around for a long time and they are also members of the BBSA. alpha-blinds-vansAs mentioned in the comments for some of these companies membership of The British Blind and Shutter Association is something I rate very highly as  I was on the management committee for an number of years and I what they have to go through just to become a member and with a very strict code of conduct that they have to adhere to.

BBSA Members have to:

  • Been trading for a least 3 years
  • Have all relevant business insurances
  • Be financially stable
  • Have an up to date Health and Safety policy
  • To be up to speed with all the latest child safety legislation

The BBSA also a mediation service that gives any customers choosing to use a member some extra peace of mind knowing there is a third party that you could contact if you needed to.bbsa

Something else I would always recommend is visiting the showrooms of the companies you are considering using, you will get a really good feel for the type of company they are and you will get to see the quality of the products that they have.

I constantly amazed at how willing people are to hand over their hard earned money to someone who turns up at their door. I would always prefer to do a little homework before I have anything done in my home.

I hope this information is useful and which you the best of luck with your search for the right company for you.