How much do roman blinds installation cost?

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Are you thinking of a way to give your windows a new look? Try roman blinds. These are window accessories made from pieces of fabric that fold over themselves as you roll them up. They help keep warm or cool air inside houses. 

Roman blinds can block the sunlight streaming through windows. They also make interior spaces look stylish. So do you want to install them? You'll have to know how much they cost before installing them. 

How much do blinds cost per window and type in the UK? If you're planning to install roman blinds, the average cost in the UK starts at £17 for the smallest ones and £105 for the patterned ones. As for made-to-measure blinds, the smallest begins at £40, while the largest can go as high as £430. Meanwhile, labour costs range from £50 to £120 per fitting.

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Roman blinds installation price list

If you want to get the best price for roman blinds, check out the table below:

Area and Specifics Estimate
Living room - long roman blinds x 4 £2400
Living room - dress curtains £1100
Living room - fitting (making and covering the fascia, hanging and dress curtains) £300
Bedroom - blinds and mechanisms x 3 £2400
Bedroom - curtains x 3 pairs
Bedroom - poles and holdbacks £600
Master bedroom - 5 roman blinds with deluxe mechanisms, including fitting £1500
Master bedroom - bespoke roman blinds £300 to £550
Drawing room - 3 roman blinds in mid-range fabric £800 per blind

What factors determine the cost of roman blinds installation?

Bespoke roman blind prices depend on several factors. If you want to find the best quotes, consider the following things:

Product type

Ready-made blinds are less expensive than made-to-measure ones. However, some windows have specific measurements, so you might need help. Product quality also affects the price significantly.

The price difference of hardware and cloth fabric depends on the materials used to manufacture them. If you have a specific design in mind, you might also need to consider that because it affects the overall cost.

Choosing specific blinds for a particular room or house area also affects the cost. For instance, if you need blinds for your kitchen or bathroom, choose blinds resistant to humidity.

Window size and type

If you have a window that's either too tall or too wide, it can limit your options for ready-made roman blinds. Trimming them to the correct size can be quite a hassle. 

Other materials 

Do you want your blinds to have bells, whistles, or decorative ladder tapes? These upgrades will also cost you more. Some homeowners prefer the convenience of smart home blinds, which they can operate remotely. Special mechanisms like this result in higher costs. 


The installation cost is usually part of the product price, especially for ready-made blinds. You can also install them by yourself. But hiring a window blind fitter is an option. You can hire a general handyman for £50 to £120.

a man measuring a window frame before installing blinds 

How do I measure my windows before purchasing blinds?

Fit your blinds into a recess, then measure the width across the top, middle, and bottom of your window. Do the same for the height, measuring the window's left, middle, and right sides. Take note of the smallest measurement.

On the other hand, you can measure the window's width if you want your blinds to fit outside the recess. Then, add 10 cm to the measurement you’ll get. This way, you create a 5 cm overlap to stop the light from entering the room.

What should I consider when choosing roman blinds?

Here’s a helpful checklist for you:

  • Decide based on your window type
  • Be on the lookout for sales or bargains 
  • If you’re going to DIY the fitting, measure your windows first
  • Buy a safety device, especially if you have children or pets

What processes does roman blind installation involve?

Are you choosing between DIY and professional installation? Here's a step-by-step guide:

  • First, measure the window cavity. Your blind’s width should be 60 mm less than the width of the area to give you 30 mm clearance on each side of the blind. 
  • Second, mark the places where you’ll pre-drill screw holes to mount the brackets. Choose a point far enough from the surface of the glass so that there’s enough space for the blind to fold. Install the brackets in the window cavity with screws. Blinds can be heavy, so add extra frames for support. 
  • Finally, slowly clip the blind onto the brackets. Start with the central bracket, and then work your way outward. 

How do I find the right handyman?

You can ask them questions, such as: 

  • Have you done a lot of this type of work? 
  • Do you have customer feedback or reviews of projects you’ve finished? 
  • Are you a member of a trade association? (This tells you if the handyman is qualified or maintains a high standard of workmanship.)
  • Do you have insurance? Is your public liability insurance up-to-date?

a handyman installing white blinds

Roman blind installation quotes from Taskers

Roman blind installation jobs from Taskers cost around £71 to £167, depending on the materials, the size of the window cavity, and more. For an accurate quotation, contact a Tasker and enumerate your installation requirements. 

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Consider your budget before buying blinds. If you prefer the least expensive ones, you can choose PVC, bamboo, or synthetic-fabric blinds. You can also look for ready-made ones, especially if your window has a standard size.

You might have to consult the shop since some materials require special cleaning. But in general, you can soak the blinds in a mixture of warm water and baking soda.

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