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TQA 08-04-2012 02:24 PM

Help needed choosing new blinds
 
I need to replace the micro [ 1/2 inch width ] blinds on Elephants Child.

The ones I have have corrosion on the painted aluminium slats and are looking well past their BEST BUY date.

I am going to buy them in the USA and get them shipped to Grenada.

I like the way the 1/2 inch wide micro blinds look so does that restrict me to ali slats? Are there other options I should look at. White or cream preferred.

My questions are which type/company/material are best on a boat?

TQA 08-04-2012 04:17 PM

Re: Help needed choosing new blinds
 
Sorry being a Brit I don't know what a "window treatment" is.

sea_hunter 08-04-2012 05:44 PM

My guess is you need a girlfriend or an SO.

TQA 08-04-2012 10:21 PM

Re: Help needed choosing new blinds
 
Nope to alternative window treatments.

I like micro blinds just wondering is there a Rolls Royce of blind manufacturers and a better alternative for the slats.

jsaronson 08-04-2012 11:11 PM

Re: Help needed choosing new blinds
 
try next day blinds or just blinds. There are other options depending on how much light you want to come in when they are closed. Most alternatives are fabric, so they may not work in a marine environment.


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