Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you're seeking privacy, light control, or a touch of style for your windows, curtains and blinds are a versatile and impactful choice. But with so many options available, you might have some questions. Here, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions to guide you through everything you need to know about choosing the perfect curtains or blinds for your home.

What types of curtains do you offer?

Sheer Curtains: Delicate and lightweight, sheer curtains add a soft and airy feel to any space. They gently filter light while providing a degree of privacy, making them perfect for creating an elegant and softness to your space.

Blockout Curtains: Designed to block out sunlight and external light sources, blockout curtains are ideal for bedrooms, lounge, or any room where darkness and privacy are desired. They also offer insulation benefits, helping to regulate room temperature and reduce energy costs.

Lined Curtains: These curtains feature a lining attached to the back of the fabric, providing additional weight and opacity. They are perfect for enhancing privacy, blocking light, and adding insulation to your windows.

Are your curtains ready-made or custom-made?

We at Curtain and blind Workshop, specialize in custom made curtains and blinds. We manufacture to your exact width and drop

What materials are your curtains made from?

We have a variety of fabrics mostly 100% Polyester , linen and cotton

How do I measure my windows for your curtains?

To measure your windows accurately for our curtains, follow these steps:

Width Measurement: Measure the width of your window from one side to the other

Height Measurement: Measure the height of your window from the ceiling or from under the cornis or where you are wanting to the curtain to start to the floor.

What is the difference between sheer and blockout curtains ?

Sheer and blackout curtains serve different purposes and offer distinct features. Here's a breakdown of the differences between them:

Sheer Curtains:

Light Filtering: Sheer curtains are lightweight and translucent, allowing natural light to filter through while still providing some level of privacy.

Airy and Elegant: They create a soft and airy ambiance in a room, making it feel brighter and more spacious.

Decorative: Sheer curtains often have a decorative or textured appearance, adding a touch of elegance and style to windows.

Privacy: While sheer curtains offer some privacy during the day, they are not designed to block out light or provide complete privacy at night.

Blockout Curtains:

Light Blocking: Blockout curtains are made from thicker, opaque fabrics with a specialized lining that effectively blocks out sunlight and external light sources.

Maximum Darkness: They are designed to create complete darkness in a room, making them ideal for bedrooms, nurseries, or any space where darkness and privacy are desired.

Insulation: Blockout curtains also provide insulation benefits, helping to regulate room temperature by blocking drafts and retaining heat in the winter, as well as keeping rooms cool in the summer.

Sound Reduction: In addition to blocking light, blackout curtains can also help reduce outside noise, creating a quieter and more peaceful environment indoors.

Versatility: While primarily used for light control and privacy, blockout curtains come in a variety of styles and colours to suit different decor preferences.

In summary, sheer curtains are designed to filter light and add a decorative touch to windows, while blockout curtains are intended to block out light completely and provide maximum darkness and privacy. The choice between them depends on your specific needs and preferences for a particular room or space but we recommend using both.

How to clean my curtains?

Caring for curtains properly can help maintain their appearance and extend their lifespan.

Professional Cleaning: For heavily soiled or delicate curtains, consider professional cleaning services. They have the expertise and equipment to safely clean and preserve curtains without causing damage.

Do you provide installation services for the curtains?

Yes, here at Curtain and blind workshop, we have professional and efficient installation teams

What is the estimated time for orders?

2-3 weeks from date of payment

Do you offer Lay-by’s ?

No, we do not offer lay-bys at this time. However, we do provide other convenient payment options to accommodate our customers' needs. If you have any questions about payment methods or would like assistance with payment arrangements, please feel free to reach out to us, and we'll be happy to assist you.

How can I contact customer support if I have further questions or issues?

Pop us an email on or alternatively, call us on 011 262 4600