Umbra News

High speed re-run of the highlights of 2018!

Yes here we are, the end of 2018!  The year has flown, as it always does… but SO much has happened!  It’s been a year of continuous improvements at Umbra, ever making your installations easier, faster and neater.  Click below…

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Umbra Winter 2018 Closure Dates

Yes it’s that time of year again!  2018 is coming to an end… and very quickly too!  Everyone is trying to get as much done as possible before the holidays.  We’re still working to 5 day lead times on most…

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2018.12.10 - December, last despatch dates

Claim your FREE Umbra tape measure!

Yes it’s crazy, nearly holiday time again… and so the season of giving begins.  We’re starting this season with the sturdy 5m Umbra tape measure… the first 40 orders placed in December will be sent out with a FREE tape…

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Smart blinds. What are the options?

Smart blinds are no longer futuristic, smart is the buzz word of today.  The stats are here… The UK smart home market was worth £900m in 2017, making it the second largest market in Europe, according to new research. *…

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KuroLok headbox goes SQUARE!

“What is the smartest blackout blind?” Whether it’s smart in terms of asthetics or technology… you’re in the right place!  KuroLok Umbra’s bestselling blackout blind, now goes smarter still as the NEW square headbox is launched.  This leaves KuroLok as…

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NEW KuroLok side channel end caps

Just when you thought the KuroLok blackout blind couldn’t get much better… it has! Introducing the NEW side channel end caps for our best selling KuroLok blackout blind. There are two neat little pieces, one for the top of the…

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Your world is getting smarter. Make the most of it!

As a window blind seller or installer, do the words ‘Home Automation’ or ‘BMS’ make you feel a bit out of your comfort zone?  Are you unsure how to make the most of the opportunities presented by ‘Smart Homes’, ‘Connected…

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