Frequently Asked Questions

Yes we have more fabrics and colours, the fabrics we supply are durable and affordable, with a wide range of colours. Please get in contact to find out more

Yes, we can courier samples to your door. They will also show you exactly how the curtains are made and the colour range for fabric and tracks. Either email chad@heavydutycurtains.co.nz or use the contact form.

For measuring a tape measure, for installing a step ladder, tape measure, cordless drill & pencil.

Our tracks are made of aluminium and are long lasting. There is no cavity between the track and the wall so it effectively works like a pelmet.

Pre packaged extendable tracks are less functional as they are made of steel, glides do not run smoothly, tracks can pop out of brackets, the ends of the tracks can come off and they are not made to last.

Once the payment is received, we aim for a 14 working day turn around.

Once you have entered your window requirements and personal details we will email a quote to you within 48 hours, once the quote is approved and payment is received (by internet banking), your order will be processed. Manufacturing and freight takes 2-3 weeks.

We use pencil pleat, which is made with a good quality 75mm tape.

We recommend if you are building or renovating place your order at the lining stage, once you know your paint and carpet colours.

Because you measure and install the curtains and tracks yourself, you receive a quality custom made product at D.I.Y prices.

Our curtains are custom made in New Zealand to fit your windows perfectly. Quality construction. Long lasting fabric and coatings, tape, seams and hems. Ready mades are mass produced and are generally of a poor quality.

Freight costs will be quoted on a job by job basis. This is because curtain weight can vary and also due to distance. We use Fastways couriers for our curtains. Tracks usually come seperately direct from supplier. Some depot pickups may be required for some regions and rural areas.

Decide whether one curtain or a pair of curtains is best suited for your window. For example you may have a sliding door that you want to keep clear on one side or there may be no space for stacking the curtains due to adjacent walls or corners.

The Bonny and Maharaja fabrics are both 100% Polyester.

Please read through our measure guide on how to measure.