DCB Designs

FABRICS  

dcb designs supplies window furnishings textiles to the Australian market. We specialise in supplying drapery, blind and awning fabrics, for custom made window furnishings.

Sourced locally in Australia and from all around the world, our fabric range is market leading in its innovation and functionality. We ensure our fabrics are designed to be on trend and stylish to ensure your windows stay fresh and remain looking good for years to come.

Fabric is an essential part of choosing your window furnishings. Our fabrics offer a window covering solution for every room in your home. From quality plain weaves to textured jacquards and a wide range of contemporary colours you're able to choose the fabric best suited to your light control and privacy needs.  

Why choose dcb designs fabrics  
  • On-trend, innovative and functional fabrics
  • High quality - designed & tested to withstand Australia's harsh climate
  • We buy in bulk - lower prices & minimal waiting time for fabrics
  • Peace of mind with our three year warranty
  • Thermal insulation - saving you money on your energy bills
  • UV & Fade resistant
Our fabric range includes
  • Australian made fabrics
  • Flame retardant fabrics
  • Lead & PVC free fabrics
  • Stain & dust resistant fabrics
dcb designs fabrics are sold exclusively at Dollar Curtains & Blinds showrooms. To view fabric swatches please contact your local Dollar Curtains & Blinds showroom. For showroom locations please Click Here

HOME DECOR 

dcb designs is your one stop local shop for beautiful gifts, home wares, furniture, rugs, bed heads, wallpaper and more!
Our products include:

Giftware • Tableware • Candles • Candle Holders • Vases • Lamps • Clocks • Flowers • Wall Art • Mirrors
Manchester • Cushions • Bedheads • Ottomans • Chairs • Floor Rugs • Lounges • Furniture
 
Our flagship store is located in Kilsyth, Victoria, stocking our full range of beautiful gifts, home wares and furniture.

Our range is also sold exclusively at Dollar Curtains & Blinds showrooms.

Please visit our Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest to view new products arriving daily. 

For our flagship store details please see below. Depending on the product size, our team can take phone orders and post products out to our customers. For phone orders, please contact us on 03 9723 1827.

Address: Building 7, 428 Mt Dandenong Road Kilsyth, Victoria. 
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5pm and Saturdays 10-4pm. 
Phone: 9723 1827

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FREE MEASURE AND QUOTE
 
 

To contact our head office please contact us on: 03 9237 1200

 
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  • New Showroom in Geelong!

    Friday, March 31, 2017

    Our Geelong team have opened a new showroom in East Geelong! The DCB Showroom is now located at 6 Ormond Road, East Geelong, Victoria, 3219. The new sho ..
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    Our Geelong team have opened a new showroom in East Geelong! The DCB Showroom is now located at 6 Ormond Road, East Geelong, Victoria, 3219.

    The new showroom has full size retail displays which mean you can see, touch and feel before you decide. We don't want you to have to try and guess from using a tiny fabric sample. Don't risk it, If you come into our large showrooms you can get MORE of an idea how it will look with the finished product.

    Our Geelong team come to you to design, measure, quote and install whatever it is your looking for. Dollar Curtains & Blinds is unique as it specialises in both curtains and blinds, as well as outdoor window treatments, awnings, alfresco blinds and homewares. We can safely claim to offer the largest range of window furnishing and home décor products in Australia, most of them made in Melbourne.

    The new showroom has updated and generously sized samples, ensuring you are able to accurately visualise how our products will look in your home. We also have on offer full length curtain samples that our customers take home and hang up prior to placing their order.

    If you live in the Geelong area call 5222 8055 to book in your FREE measure & quote for Curtains, Blinds, Shutters, Awnings or Homewares. Our Geelong showroom can service curtains, blinds, shutters and awnings in several suburbs including: Anglesea, Armstrong Creek, Bannockburn, Drysdale, Geelong, Highton, Inverleigh, Lara, Leopold, Moriac, Mount Duneed, Ocean Grove, Queenscliff, Torquay and Waurn Ponds.


     
     

     

  • Can window coverings save you money?

    Thursday, February 02, 2017

    Can window COVERINGS save you money? We recently spoke with realestate.com.au (http://realestate.com.au/) about how the right window coverings can and ..
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    Can window COVERINGS save you money?

    We recently spoke with realestate.com.au about how the right window coverings can and will save home owners money.

    Uncovered windows are responsible for up to 40 per cent of the heat loss from a home in winter, and up to 50 per cent of unwanted heat gain in summer.

    A one degree fall in temperature in your home adds 10 per cent to your heating bill. Conversely an increase in temperature in summer adds significantly to the energy required for cooling.

    Choosing the right window coverings will create an insulating layer of still air on the inside of the glass and this reduces heat loss through windows resulting in a greater control over the interior temperature of your home and significant savings on power bills. It works in the same way in summer to keep the hot air out and the cool air in. So yes our window coverings can and will save you money!

    By choosing our curtains, you can preserve up to 20 per cent of the total heat in your home resulting in significant savings on your power bills. Curtains create a trapped layer of air between the fabric and the window, which results in an insulating air pocket. Studies demonstrate that curtains made from block out fabric can reduce heat gains by 33 per cent. Adding lining onto your curtains is also a must as it creates a second layer of trapped air and further insulation.

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    The beauty of curtains is there abundance of both aesthetic and practical benefits. Aesthetically speaking they add softness and warmth to a room. Curtains shape and frame your windows, adding the illusion of height to rooms and the fabric creates movement and texture.

    In addition to the visual opportunities they offer the practical benefits of curtains are endless. Curtains offer increased thermal and noise insulation, UV protection, privacy and room darkening. Curtains are the top window covering for energy efficiency so they are truly worth the investment and will save you money in the long term.

    Our pelmets form a barrier that stops warm air that has risen to the top of the room from escaping over the top of the curtain or blind & through your window. Pelmets also stop air coming back through the glass in summer by trapping it under the pelmet before it gets into the room. There cant be enough said of the benefit of adding pelmets over your curtains or blinds to ensure your not wasting your money on heating or cooling your home. Without pelmets the hot or cool air will simply escape through the top of your window.

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    Our Whisper cellular blinds are the top blind product for energy efficiency. They are constructed using a fabric that is cellular / honeycomb in shape providing superior insulation properties. This unique shape traps air helping to create a more constant indoor temperature, keeping you cool in summer and warm in winter. The unique construction of our Whisper cellular blinds results in savings of up to 32 per cent on your energy costs. When lifted they also have one of the smallest stack backs available. This minimal stack back along with its cord lock operation creates minimal obstruction to your views and can let you allow in the maximize natural light.

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    Another popular product is our double roller blinds. They offer double the insulation; by having two blinds in one you have two air pockets to keep the cool air out. Control of each blind is separate so you can enjoy your window views and soft diffused light during the day and have complete privacy and darkness at night. Very handy!!

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    Ensuring you buy custom made window coverings rather than pre-made window coverings is also very important. Custom made curtains and blinds are manufactured specifically to your window dimensions without any pre-fabrication or short cuts. This is crucial as it ensures that your window coverings are installed snug onto your windows to get the best possible light control, privacy and insulation benefits. Pre-made or ready-made curtains and blinds are most often poorly fitted and won't adequately cover your windows enough to properly insulate.

    Sustainability Victoria also recommend this to help improve your homes insulation. A recent article from Sustainability Victoria identified how a poorly fitted curtain allows heat loss to occur, while a well fitted curtain combined with a pelmet significantly reduces heat loss.

    AND lets not forgot awnings and outdoor blinds. Our Alpha Awnings for example are proven to significantly reduce cooling energy costs by keeping a standard home at a consistent and comfortable temperature throughout the summer months. Independent tests have shown that they offer energy cost reductions of up to 58%.

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    Click Here to read the full article on realestate.com.au

     

  • New Federation Collection

    Monday, October 17, 2016

    Elegant simplicity is the theme of this brand new Charles Parsons drapery range. This collection complements our existing ranges while taking a tradi ..
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    Elegant simplicity is the theme of this brand new Charles Parsons drapery range.  This collection complements our existing ranges while taking a traditional style into the 21st century.

    Traditional style fabrics are a constant in interiors as you can re-invent the patterns with a modern twist.  The choice of colours in this range only enhances the fluidity of its use and with stripes, damasks and diamond jacquards. This range competes with any high end fabric compilation in the same theme overseas and locally.

     

    The uses with this range are endless, from curtains draping gracefully with co-ordinating pelmets to create the look synonymous with 19th  century French palaces to a modern home that requires a touch of class.  This range can be used for cushions bedding  and light upholstery and with the extensive coordinating styles and colours offered you can create a look that is uniquely yours.

    Fabric is an essential part of choosing your curtains. Each fabric has its own unique characteristics and performance levels, so its important to choose the best fabric for your lifestyle. If your interested to find out more on our drapery fabric range then   Click Here

    For more information on Charles Parsons range of furnishing fabrics please Click Here

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