3 Things To Watch Out For Before Purchasing Blinds Online
Nowadays, you can pretty much buy anything you want under the sun, online. Buying online has its advantages; it’s always open, you can come back to it with a click of the mouse, and you don’t need to leave the house. In fact, you don’t even need to leave your bed. Best of all, buying online can save you up to 80%, compared to brick and mortar prices. Online stores often have less overhead costs (i.e., retail showrooms) and will pass these savings onto you.
However, there are few things to look out for before purchasing online, blinds in particular. Having ten years of experience in the industry, we have some tips for you to help you find a quality blinds supplier that won’t leave you blind-sided.
- Online reviews
Online reviews by real customers are useful indicators of a company’s performance and level of customer service. Be sure to check out prospective blind supplier’s official Facebook page, as these often contain honest reviews by previous customers. Third party review websites such as productreview.com.au are also a handy tool. Look for recent reviews, as well as low ratings to get an insight into what the quality of their current service is.
Of course after you have you have bought blinds online (or offline too!), leave a review. Feedback can help other people shopping for similar items decide, and help the company know what they’re doing right (and wrong!), and improve.
- Check multiple sites for quotes
As you would with any item, shop around!! Contact the blinds supplier to see if they do price matches or will beat a given quote. At Blindscity.com.au, we will beat any price by 10% or allow you to make an offer at the checkout.
Take into consideration delivery prices, these make some products cheaper than others. At blindscity.com.au, we offer free delivery in Australia for custom-made orders.
- Warranty and refund policy
Many of the blinds ordered online will be custom made to your specifications. You will not be able to refund or return these items. Ready-made products are covered by the returns policy. Take advantage of free colour samples to ensure the colour is right for your window, and eliminate the risk the blinds aren’t a perfect match.All Blinds City products are covered by a five-year warranty policy, meaning we will repair, replace or refund if the product is faulty or defects.
We are confident that the hand-picked Blindscity.com.au collection of blinds is of high quality, and will last. Affordability is a standard, and we will go the extra mile to give you the best price, just give us an offer. If you’re still not convinced, read our reviews! Happy shopping
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