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sailor0805 11-29-2013 07:20 PM

looking for silver blinds for windows...
 
We have a silver metallic mini blind on our kitchen window,and I really like it!
Is there a source for these blinds that would fit our other windows? We have a Safari 28W 2008 named Mabel! :cool::cool:

moosetags 11-29-2013 07:38 PM

Several years ago, we ordered silver mini-blinds for our 2005 Safari's kitchen window through Home Depot.

Brian

mwernke 09-05-2014 06:24 PM

silver blind sources
 
Steve's Blinds and Blind Chalet, both online, had silver blinds and send free samples. I'm going to check Home Depot tomorrow.

mwernke 09-07-2014 05:20 PM

None at our Home Depot yesterday. Menards had some custom ones to order from Bali for $81/pair. A little above my budget.

BAB 09-07-2014 05:23 PM

I did all the windows in my trailer with the 1/2" aluminum (silver) blinds from blinds.com. I sent them the sizes I needed and they fabricated them perfectly. Not that expensive either.

mwernke 09-07-2014 05:24 PM

Did you fasten the bottoms down? With magnets?

BAB 09-07-2014 05:27 PM

Yes. Worked perfectly. I attached some 1/2 inch aluminum tabs at the base of each window, then glued 3/8" "super" magnets (from Rockler.com). The blinds stay right where they are supposed to unless I pull them off the magnet base!

mwernke 09-07-2014 08:37 PM

I don't understand the aluminum tabs part. Does the bottom rail have a magnet glued on and the rail attracts it? I thought aluminum wasn't magnetic.

mwernke 09-07-2014 08:38 PM

Forgive my ignorance on these things. I'm a newbie.

loriinwa 09-17-2014 02:21 PM

Blinds.com! Inexpensive, fit perfectly (used the kholister method for securing miniblinds) https://www.airforums.com/forums/f39/...ds-106474.html and could NOT be happier!!

BAB 09-18-2014 03:20 PM

I'm really glad that you liked the blinds....I thought blinds.com was a fantastic supplier. Really quick turnaround, and don't you think the blinds look perfect with our interiors???

loriinwa 09-18-2014 03:53 PM

Absolutely! I got the brushed aluminum budget blinds and they really make a huge difference from the beige plastic ones that were there. I am trying to convince my hubby to get the same type for the slider windows along either side of the motorhome (where curtains hang currently). LOVE them!!

mwernke 09-19-2014 04:43 PM

BAB and lorinwa, how were you able to use blinds on the curved windows on the front? Or don't your trailers have curved front windows?

mwernke 09-24-2014 08:10 PM

Any one have ideas on what to do with the two curved windows at the front! I had my heart set on 1/2" alum mini blinds. Hate to go back to curtains, but if I do, I'll use Ikea rods. Maybe window film in just those two or three windows since they have the rock guard?

Skatiero 09-24-2014 08:20 PM

Well, you still need curtains on the panoramic windows. We have silver aluminum blinds on all the others, including the flat front window. But the corners have curtains. Even with a tint, you can still see in when the lights are on and it's dark outside. You could actually paint them black but I wouldn't advice it since they would no longer give you a panoramic view! You could try to design a vertical blind. I toyed with some ways to cover them with a tambour mounted vertically, but in the end the curtains look good.

Soyboy 08-12-2015 03:32 PM

How about having the curtains over the panos lined with light blocking material?


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