Interior Design Brisbane QLD

How long do custom made curtains take to make?

Depending on the design and work required, the time to create your custom curtain can vary. On average, our manufacturing and installation time is 3 – 4 weeks (conditions apply). Feel free to contact us and we can give you an estimate – 07 3245 7720.

Can I install the curtains and blinds myself?

No, we do not offer the supply of curtains without the install. With our installation, you will qualify for a warranty and a six month free maintenance period for anything that goes wrong.

What is the average cost of curtains?

We have a wide range of quality products to suit all tastes and budgets. When you visit Timms, Bev or any of the design team will endeavour to discover exactly what service or product is right for you. Following the initial consultation, Bev can supply you with an estimated cost for your requirements. For more information on prices, you are free to call us at any time on 07 3245 7720.

How do I look after my curtains?

There are many different ways to care for your curtains as there are many fabrics and styles. For advice on the maintenance for your curtains give us a call and we will be happy to advise you on the best options for you.

Do you offer curtain maintenance?

Yes, we offer curtain maintenance as part of our dedicated services. Some maintenance is included in your quote while some maintenance requirements are at an extra cost. We have been providing curtain maintenance to some of our clients for over 15 years.

What is the purpose of adding swags and tails to my curtains?

Swags and tails are accessories that add a glamorous touch to a room. They are considered to be a classic decor element, and work well in a sophisticated setting. The swag consists of a section of draped fabric at the top of a window, typically resembling a sideways ‘c’ shape, while the tail hangs vertically on either side.

What kind of swag top treatments do you offer?

We have a number of swag top treatments available, the most popular of which include the basic pole swag and the bias swag. These can be hung in a variety of styles, including from a cornice box, with a pole attached, or directly to the inside of a window frame, depending on your room and personal preference.

How can I conceal a curtain rod in an attractive way?

When it comes to concealing curtain rods, the most popular decorative choices would be

  1. Pelmet
  2. Swags
  3. Valance

All can be contemporary and traditional pending fabric choices and design.

What are the advantages of block out curtains?

Block out curtains are the best option if you want to block out light, so they are perfect for media rooms, nurseries, and bedrooms, particularly if you are a light sleeper. Block out curtains are more effective than blinds when it comes to blocking out light, and they also help to minimise noise. Our team will strategically place block out curtains to ensure that they block out as much light as possible.

Why opt for home theatre curtains?

Home theatre curtains are highly effective at blocking out sound and light, and allow you to enjoy your favourite movies in complete darkness and silence. They also work by improving the acoustics of your media room, and help to create a luxurious space for relaxation and enjoyment.

What items can be reupholstered?

We are able to reupholster many different pieces of furniture, as well as various household items. Some of the most popular items include pelmets; furniture such as chairs, couches and ottomans; bed quilts; cushions; windows; and bed heads. In fact, we can upholster anything that can be covered in fabric so let us know if you need something covered that’s not on our list.

Should I choose curtains or blinds for my space?

Curtains are a higher quality and more durable solutions than blinds. Curtains block out more sound and more light, while blinds, on the other hand, cause a sound bounce, allow more light in and are harder to clean. Timms Curtain House will always listen to your wants and practical needs in order to provide the best solution. We provide both curtains and blinds for your convenience.

What sets you apart from other curtain companies?

Bev Timms understands that a lot of curtain companies take advantage of and abuse people’s budgets. We are not like most curtain companies – we strictly adhere to your budget and do not judge your budget on your home. We will listen to what YOU want in terms of budget, your technical requirements and the feel you want to achieve.

What areas do you service?

We service the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and the Gold Coast – and all surrounding suburbs. We may travel further distances depending on the size of the project. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have a question about the areas we can service.

Do curtains pose a fire hazard?

Negligence and accidents do pose a safety risk. With the latest FR (flame retardant), DFR (durably flame retardant) and IFR (inherently flame retardant) woven fabrics, a curtain can, in fact, offer considerable resistance to fire and affords the owner piece of mind in an unfortunate event. Proximity to a potential flame source, such as a candelabra or fireplace should be taken into account when positioning a curtain.

What type of curtains should I buy if I suffer with allergies?

Allergy-sufferers should avoid curtains that tend to trap pollen and dust particles, such as the heavy, thick, dry-clean type curtains that are usually difficult to clean. A better option would be lightweight, easy-to- clean synthetic type curtains, like polyester or faux linen. If you live in an extremely moist area then mould spores can be an issue, which is why it is important to keep curtains dry at all times. Blinds and shades are another option worth considering; especially vertical blinds and aluminium blinds.

Which is the better option between tape and eyelets?

Traditionally, in the instance of home curtains, a track (rod) is designed to readily accommodate taped curtains. But seeing that eyelet curtains are a lot more user-friendly, and without the need for hooks or prongs, they are increasingly becoming a popular and an ergonomic alternative with their neater, cleaner appearance. if you are looking for the most amount of window coverage- then eyelet curtains are the better option. On the other hand, a more replete look can best be accommodated by taped curtains. Ultimately, it all comes down to personal preference and style.

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With over 20 years experience, the team at Timms Curtain House are the curtains and home furnishings experts

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