Why choose village?

Your local expert

With 30 years experience, we’re proud to have made hundreds of thousands of blinds for homes across Northern Ireland

Payment options

We’ve a range of payment options available to help finance your new blinds including 0% Finance, (subject to status).

Made with care

At our small factory in Ballymena, our skilled production team make your blinds to the highest standard.

Free installation

Once your new blinds our ready our friendly installation team will fit them perfectly for you for free.

Free home appointments

Our sales advisors can visit you in your home to carry out a survey of your windows and discuss your requirements.

trusted quality

Each new blind comes with a 2-year guarantee for extra peace of mind

General FAQ

Who is Village Blinds and Shutters?

Village Blinds is a locally owned family business based in Ballymena County Antrim. We’ve been making blinds right here in County Antrim since 1991. Over those years, we’ve supplied blinds which have been installed in hundreds of thousands of homes across Northern Ireland and the UK. Homes just like yours, and ours.

We’re proud to be a thriving manufacturing business in Ballymena, we love our community and take our commitment to the local area and our team of over 30 employees at our Pennybridge factory and showroom very seriously.

 

The high street voucher sheme

It’s your opportunity to support local bricks and mortar businesses in Northern Ireland with a £100 voucher supplied to you for free.

Village Blinds and Shutters will welcome customers who choose to use their high street vouchers towards the purchase of made to measure blinds and shutters.

What we know so far

Who can apply?

Anyone over the age of 18 in Northern Ireland will be eligible to apply for the scheme, which will provide a pre-paid card worth £100 to be spent in “bricks and mortar” businesses. Around 1.4million people are expected to be eligible.

Apply offline

For those unable to apply online, a telephone service will be available from October 11.

When can I apply

The scheme opens on September 27 with first applicants receiving the card in the week beginning October 4. It is expected people will receive the card between seven and 10 days of applying.

Will it be busy?

Yes but department officials are keen to stress the portal will be open for four weeks and then everyone will have at least four weeks to spend the money.

How do I apply?

Register online at the NI Direct website. You will be asked for: name, address, date of birth, gender, disability, National Insurance number, driving licence number (optional), mobile phone number and email

What happens after I apply?

Once registered online you will receive an email for confirmation. Information will be checked against the electoral register database followed by Driver Vehicle Licencing Agency.

Free home appointment faq

One of our most popular services is our free measuring or home consultation service.

Booking a home consultation takes the guesswork out of measuring for your new blinds. We come to visit your home at a time that suits you to ensure accurate sizes for your blinds and provide you with a quotation for the blinds you would like.

What areas do you serve?

We provide our free home consultation service to customers across County Antrim, including Greater Belfast, North Down, and the Mid Ulster area. If you live outside these areas, don’t worry, get in touch and we’ll do our very best to accommodate you.

How do I book an appointment?

Use our live booking form to find a time that’s most suitable for you.

 

Blinds and shutters made by hand, right here in

Ballymena

What happens during a home appointment?

Our representative will arrive at time agreed and discuss your ideas and plans. They will present you with our range of material samples and colours and offer friendly knowledgeable advice based on the information you have provided. On average a home consultation takes around 20-45 minutes. We pride ourselves in our integrity and honesty and will never pressure sell under any circumstances.

 

 

Do i need to do anything to prepare? 

If possible we would ask that you move any breakable vases or ornaments from the window area, and if possible move any furniture to aid access to the window area. This helps our representatives provide you with an efficient service.

Do i need to do anything to prepare? 

Our representative will arrive at time agreed and discuss your ideas and plans. They will present you with our range of material samples and colours and offer friendly knowledgeable advice based on the information you have provided. On average a home consultation takes around 20-45 minutes. We pride ourselves in our integrity and honesty and will never pressure sell under any circumstances.

 

 

What happens after the appointment?

If you decide to place an order we can process your deposit, (50% minimum). This can be paid directly to our representative via credit/debit transaction, by cheque or cash. Once we receive a deposit for your blinds we will begin the manufacturing process and when they are ready we will contact you to arrange the fitting, (if required).

 

Beautiful blinds & Shutters

Installed perfectly

0% Finance FAQ

We’ve partnered with Omni Capital Retail Finance to offer customers interest-free payments on orders £250 or over. (Subject to status, terms and conditions apply).

Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, If you are aged 18 or over, have been a UK resident for at least 3 years in permanent paid employment (over 16 hours per week), retired (receiving a pension), in receipt of a disability benefit or self-employed and with a UK bank or building socienty current account to accept direct debits

What’s the application process?

The process usually takes around 10-15 minutes to complete. using The Omni Retail Finance Site. You will be asked information about your residential employment history as well as your bank details. You will also be asked to approve a credit check based on the information you have provided.

What’s next?

Once you have completed the application process you will usually get an instant decision. There are 3 possible outcomes.

Approved, Great news! You will then have to pay us the agreed deposit to proceed with the transaction, then we’ll get to work on your new blinds.

Referred, The application has gone to an underwriter who will manually look at the details. They may contact you via the methods you have indicated or ask you to upload supporting documents for your application to be considered.

Declined, Unfortunately,  the application has not been accepted.

I’ve been accepted, what’s next?

Once you have paid your agreed deposit we will start the manufacturing process. Once the blinds are complete we will contact you to schedule a convenient date and time for fitting.

 

Subject to eligibility, status, and terms and conditions.

V B Blind Systems Limited is acting as a credit broker offering finance products from Omni Capital Retail Finance Limited.
V B Blind Systems is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number 835148. Credit is subject to status.

Need more info on our finance offer?

If you need more info on our 0% finance package please get in touch and we’ll do everything possible to answer your questions.#

Free Fitting FAQ

Is the fitting service really free?

Yes, if you have bought a blind from Village Blinds and your home in the County Antrim area, including Greater Belfast, North Down or Mid Ulster, fitting is included free of charge.

If you live outside our area, free fitting can still be arranged, (appointment dates might be a bit more limited though). Your best option is to get in touch and we’ll do everything we can to help.

Our customer service team will keep you updated on the progress of your blinds being made for you. Once they’re ready we’ll contact you to arrange a suitable free fitting date and time. You can always give us a call on: 028 2564 4444 and we’ll be happy to help in any way possible.

do I need to do anything to prepare for my blinds being fitted?

Yes, If possible we would ask that you move any breakable vases or ornaments from the window area, and if possible move any furniture to aid access to the window area. Also you will need to remove any existing blinds from the window. This helps our installation team provide you with an efficient service.

What happens during a blinds fitting?

Our installation team will arrive at time agreed and get straight to work fitting your new blinds. Once completed tour installation team will talk you through the operation of your new blinds. They will then will ask you to sign an agreement that you are happy with the blinds, service and safety elements of the blinds.

Once our Installation team have completed fitting your blinds and you’ve signed your agreement. You will be required to pay any outstanding balance on your order. This can be paid directly to our representative via by cheque or cash, or via card in store or over the phone on: 028 2564 4444

Need more information?

Don’t worry if our FAQ section didn’t quite answer the questions you may have, feel free to call us on 028 2564 4444 or email us atinfo@villageblinds.com and we will do everything we can to help.

We are constantly revising our FAQ section to bring you the latest info available.

Book your home appointment

Complete the handy booking form for your free home appointment.

 

Perfectly measured new blinds

At Village blinds & shutters we offer free home consultations where we can measure your windows and provide you with fabric samples.

New housing development?

Need an appointment for a new housing development,  with a site address only? The booking form might not accept the site address. If this is the case, please add the site address to the new build section on the form.

Special Instructions

Do you have any important info we should know about the appointment, perhaps access details etc?  If so please add them to the special instructions section of the form.

visit our showroom

If you don’t require a home appointment, please feel free to visit the Village Blinds & Shutters showroom at 10 Pennybridge Industrial Estate, Ballymena, we’re open  from 8:30am-5:30pm Monday – Thursday and 8:30am-4pm on Friday.

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