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These were hung in November. I thought they would be just like the ones I ordered for my bedroom which are beautiful and work great but the new ones in the Kitchen and Dining room don't operate the same way with the remote control and I can't figure it out so it is a big nothing for me.
We have been working with Sheetel since September, 2018 and have yet to have our order completed. We had to have our valance reordered and now cannot get a call back as to when it will be installed. It should not take over 3 months to order blinds for one window and not have them installed yet. I would not recommend this company when buying blinds. At least the owner should have responded to the messages I have left for her.
Julian of the Colorado Springs branch provided great product recommendations and their costs were less than Costco and The Blind Man. The installation of the Norman 4.5" plantation shutters and faux wood blinds went very well - thank you Curtis and Mathew. The window coverings look great.
We purchased interior shutters 3 months ago and the Broken Arrow OK. Site took off with our money. We called there and no one will answer the. The phone is full of messages and you can't even contact them. We are filing a BBB claim plus calling our credit card company. DO NOT USE THE ONE BELOW!!! Buyer beware. Budget Blinds Official - Broken Arrow www.budgetblinds.com/Official/Offers▼ (539) 302-0454 Duston and Brooke Nicklas firstname.lastname@example.org.
First off am very surprised by the decent reviews, but of course reviews can be “planted”. I walked into Budget Blinds in Briarcliff Village with the goal of purchasing blinds to keep light out of my bedroom. After telling the sales staff this, was given several samples that would accomplish my goal. I took my samples home for the sole purpose of matching colors in my space, not to determine if the 5 inch square of fabric they gave me would indeed block out light as was told. I trusted their knowledge of their product.
After several weeks and nearly two thousand dollars my blinds were installed. My installer was great, knew what he was doing and installed perfectly. While he was still there we noticed one of the blinds had a hole in it, and did not go to the floor and neither of the blinds functioned properly, the very day of installation! The MAJOR problem was the fact these blinds were not opaque, not light blocking, not anything remotely close as was told. When I complained about this to the owner all she kept saying was “You Chose the Fabric!” There are no refunds.
I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. I was then told I could choose a different fabric but would have to pay for both as they were custom blinds. Custom? Really? They didn’t fit my window and they do not block light. These were not custom in any respect as far as my understanding of custom. I got stuck paying $1800 for blinds that were sold as something they are not and am still dumbfounded by their lack of customer care or support. Though they replaced my already damaged products with the exact same ones, I literally threw away my money on something either fraudulently sold to me or just an utter lack of knowledge of product by their sales staff. I wanted a refund, not the same cheaply made already malfunctioning blinds that did not serve their purpose.
The worst customer service I’ve seen in a very long time, maybe ever. The worst. And saying that is saying a lot in 2018! I am the owner of a software company and would never treat a customer this poorly. We like to count on return customers and word of mouth. Not to mention respecting our customers, mistakes we make on our end are corrected. Just think twice before shopping here.
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We thought we'd get our money's worth by paying $1,500 for a set of two lateral and one frontal set of Hunter Douglas sheer transition shades for our bay window. The company never mentioned that there are numerous intrinsic flaws in the design of the product, beginning with the fabric used by the manufacturer which crumples up (the sheer side) with changes in temperature; or that the cord mechanism is very temperamental and unreliable and, as a result, it will absolutely not work one day or for several days in a row, and suddenly, one day it works.
The company has sent the installer not once, not twice, but three times in 2 months to replace the entire set of shades and not once has the staff even hinted an apology for the lack of quality of the product; the store owner said she has the same problem and she just "lives with it." The third time the blinds failed, the owner did not even return my call but, instead, had the installer call me to question whether the reason the shades fail is perhaps that I do not know how to use them! How quickly he forgot that they failed in his presence the first time he installed them, that he was shocked to see how crumpled they were the second time he installed them, and that after the third time he said they would probably fail again and the company would simple offer to install a different type of shades! The company will not issue a refund. And they only accept cash upfront as form of payment. Run away from this type of business.
I used Budget Blinds to outfit 8 windows in my newly built condo with Matchstick shades. It cost about $1600. The consultant told me they would filter enough light for privacy in my living room. WRONG. At night, my every move was visible. The liners they used for the shades in my bedroom looked crumpled, and promptly discolored, in addition to not filtering light so my bedroom was too light. The strings all broke within a couple years (and the pulls cracked) with VERY light use (I live alone and don't have kids). The quality was garbage and I'm disgusted that I have to replace all the shades because they look cheap, disgusting and don't filter light.
We were told that our blinds would be delivered in 6 or 7 weeks. After 8 weeks we called. Miraculously our blinds would be the next day and would be installed only three weeks late. The order was screwed up and could of not be finished. We were then told that a “rush“ was put on our order and that we get priority. After two weeks of NO ACTION we called for an update. Once again, our order MIRACULOUSLY ARRIVED. I then asked to speak to the owner about this poor service and was told he would call me TODAY. Surprise - IT DID NOT HAPPEN. You should be careful about business with the very unorganized franchise.
Pleated shades and wood blinds - I call and they came out. Was told that they could fix them. Waited and contacted them over 4 weeks. They finally came out & told me that they did not have the parts to fixed and walked into my new carpet with dirty shoes on. He was very combated and ever begin to argue with me. Will not recommend them ever to anyone.
Very Pleased With Custom Window Treatments. The estimator, Cathy, arrived timely for our appointment and was wonderfully patient as I dithered over choices. The installers were on time, clean, courteous, and efficient. I have an older home and none of the windows were standard size. I am very pleased with the final product.
We needed installation for the selling of our house quickly. They were good, they were efficient and prompt with installation. Also, easy to find and schedule for service. Quality for a reasonable and affordable price. Cost effective for putting in blinds in a whole house.
Easy to shop, they have an in home consultation so you don't measure wrong. The in home consult makes everything easier and smoother. Love the different styles that they have to offer. So many types to choose from to find which goes best in your home. Easy to understand the process. Salespeople not as pushy as other places.
They work very well. They work flawlessly and provide great protection from sunlight among other things that I have used before in the past. They also provide comfortable atmosphere for my family to enjoy our everyday lives. I would recommend these blinds to anyone in search of replacements at a moment's notice. Features I like are the durability and reliability of the blinds. The price is just right that I can purchase comfortably. Although they could lower the cost and improve the quality of the product. Other than that they are a great product and easy to use. Probably the best blinds that I have ever came across in my entire life. I could not ask for anything better to have in my home.
Window coverings, Hunter Douglas Vertiglide - In April of 2017 I placed an $8,696.00 order with Budget Blinds in Sarasota FL. The bedroom blinds had to be returned because they were too long to install. They also did not measure from corner to corner as I’d ordered and paid for, but I let that go. The living room measurements were completely wrong and the blinds went back. The new blinds arrived and I think they might have been too long. Once again they were installed and before long one panel proved to be defective. They were “fixed” several times with no result. The third time the panel was to be replaced the wrong color was delivered. The correct replacement blind was installed and before long proved once again to be defective. It is almost a year since my original order. Still not completed and no one is answering my telephone calls.
Budget Blinds are very high quality and have great organized website that's easy to navigate and simple to use. They have lot of variety of colors and sizes to choose from and different styles and content that I could never find anywhere else. They have fair shipping rates and fast shipping too. I would recommend them to anyone who needs this type of product. It has been very satisfying, fun, and very convenient. To me Budget Blinds is perfect.
Budget Blinds professionally installed plantation shutters on my windows and also covering my sliding glass door in the basement in my home. Price was reasonable and quality of product was good. Shutters makes rooms look more updated and I especially love the sliding glass door shutters. They look very "beachey." The shutters look much cleaner and more modern than curtains and I'm very happy with the look and material used. They look like real wood. Window shutter are easy to use unlike regular blinds that don't always work well. Shutters were installed almost 10 years ago and they have held up very well and still look brand new. My overall experience was very positive.
We had a good experience. They were great. They came out and finished the work within the time frame they said they would. We would use them again in the future. However, prices were very high. We had hoped they would be cheaper because when we first spoke with them they quoted us on a lower price, but when it finally go to doing the work the prices went up and that was very disappointing. But, the customer service was good. They were always honest about the pricing too. They kept us in the loop at all times and we were able to prepare for things accordingly.
The experience was good enough. The prices were good and I felt that I got a good deal on what I purchased. But, they could have a wider selection of blinds and could have better technology like Amazon has. There could always be lower prices that would be an improvement to me. However, I like the fact that they have deals as good as Amazon. I didn't think that I would find a place online that could compare to them. Also, the website is simple and easy to navigate. I will probably try them again.
These blinds are acceptable and basic. They are easy to use and they work the way I need them to work, go up and down easily. Not too touchy on the spring. I would probably buy them again as the price was also acceptable for what I used them for. But, I wish they were easier to install. I always have a hard time getting them positioned correctly. I also would like them to come in different colors that are available locally. But, these blinds are thick enough to darken the room the way I wanted.
Budget Blinds has a great selection of blinds of all types for every budget ranging from all sizes, types and colors. Their salespeople are very knowledgeable and polite and help you pick the right blind for your home. Budget Blinds is consistent and everything is fine as it is at this time. I'm pleased and satisfied.
I knew automatic blinds are an interesting feature and I also like the eco-friendly options they have available. They are very organized on the website to show you all different size blinds. I like the in-home consultation they have on figuring out what would work best for me and my home. The customer service was great and the salespeople helped me find all the right sizes and different styles for me. Also, their prices are more reasonable than most the companies I looked at for the style I was looking for.
The experience was okay. However, I had to physically track down a sales male to be able to get my blinds. They seemed to not want to help me but I ended up taking care of the situation with no more problems. Despite the interaction I had with the staff I like the blinds because they seem to be of good quality and have not messed up like my old blinds used to do. These blinds do not fall apart that easily and I am happy to see that. I just think that you should be a bit more flexible in your prices because I think that some of the prices were too high to be at a place with the name budget in the title. Then again maybe I am just frugal and that is the problem.
It was easy to use Budget Blinds' website and it was easy to order. The customer service was good and the prices were very competitive, but the stop mechanism were cheap. It is very frustrating to adjust the blinds several times just to get them to stop accurately at the right level. I'd love to see Budget Blinds use better or different blind stop systems.
Was looking for custom requirements of unusual spaces. Budget Blinds was willing to customize and work around a rushed install schedule. The price was competitive and fair. And the installers were friendly and professional. One set of blinds had a bad gear though, but was repaired within a week. I will have to wait to see if they last. They don't have a good solution for covering the overlap between blinds where windows meet as well. But the experience has been mostly positive.
This is a very Pleasant company to do business with, extremely easy to work with, and very professional. They are friendly to many levels of budget needs and constraints. They have an extensive variety in offerings, which are quickly available in a wide range of prices, styles decorative genres. After dealing with this company I had no issues with any part of the process interacting with them.
I had a great shopping experience with Budget Blinds through the whole looking at various blinds to deciding which ones I was most interested in, to actually purchasing the blinds for my home. They have a great variety of different shapes, sizes, and colors of blinds to choose from. They have great customer service, friendly employees who greet you with a smile and offer a helping hand. They are attentive to the customers’ needs and always available to answer any questions that you might have. They have convenient locations to shop at and find what you want or need. However, they could have more advertising available for customers and potential customers to attract more business and help expand their business even more than currently.
Our first order was incorrect. Once replaced the slats were warped and uneven. When the franchise owners came to our home they seemed clueless about blinds; they didn't know what the top brackets were about and took them off. We learned when we had someone else come in that they were there to keep the blinds open evenly. Our purchase was the worst decision we made in improving our home. If you're looking to sell or flip your house, these may work. If you want to be pleased for the long run, find a more reputable company even if you have to pay a little more.
I like Budget Blinds, but I think the name should be changed. Just a tip. Blinds are blinds, how hard can it be? They give you privacy and keep out the sun. The name Budget Blinds is tacky, it makes one think of moving vans and boxes, Shell stations, bubble wrap and packaging tape, gas mileage... not home decor and stuff.
I purchased two sets of blinds from Budget Blinds and they were good quality for the price. They were shipped and delivered very fast and I was happy about that. It has good quality plastic, thick enough to where they don't tear up easy, they pull up with ease and I can open or shut them easily. When I got the blinds the color wasn't what I expected so I contacted customer support and they handled it very fast and I was very pleased with the outcome. I actually got my brother to order 2 sets after he has seen the blinds and ask where I got them. He was also very pleased with the quality of his blinds and how fast they arrived for the price he paid. I was satisfied with my overall experience and I will be ordering more from Budget Blinds come spring because I want to change the color in my living room and bedroom.
I really like doing business online. Have not had these blinds for a great amount of time but they are holding up extremely well. Quality is good. All my neighbors have commented on how much of an improvement they are. It’s great and very durable with tons of options. I like the durability because with young children and pets they get a lot of wear and tear. Also I’ve noticed that with four cats the pet hair does not cling to these blinds as they did with my previous blinds. The pet hair kind of statically clung to the other blinds. I keep my kid away from blinds as much as possible so he doesn't destroy them. I feel no blind can be totally kid resistant.
Budget Blinds expert review by Jami Barnett, Ph.D.
Budget Blinds sells blinds, interior shutters, drapes, curtains and other home decor. Each location is an independent franchise. Schedule an in-home consultation to view all your available choices. Budget Blinds has franchise locations throughout the United States with a few locations in Canada and Mexico. Budget Blinds is part of the Home Franchise Concepts® company.
In-home consultation: Budget Blinds has franchises in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Schedule an in-home consultation to have a local professional help you decide on the right window treatments for your space.
Commercial services: BB Commercial Solutions is a part of Budget Blinds and is devoted to helping business owners with window coverings. It also has cabinetry, closet and flooring options for businesses.
Cordless options: Budget Blinds offers cordless blinds and shutters. Cordless options are safer for homes with young children or pets.
Free samples: You can order up to 10 samples for free. Budget Blinds will send you swatches so you can see the fabric in person. If you schedule a consultation, the local franchise employee will bring a large number of swatches for you to look at.
Virtual decorator: The Budget Blinds website has a Virtual Decorator tool. It lets you customize the wall, trim, floor and furniture colors in an image and then choose different window treatments to see how they’ll look with your color scheme.
Best for: individuals who want professional help in their home to take measurements and make selections.
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