Umbra News

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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Get the look with designer brackets

Want to add a touch of class to your new roller blinds?  Here you have it, luxury designer brackets available from Umbra.  You can choose between the NEW shiny chrome or pearl chrome and add a very stylish finishing touch…

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Don’t spoil your view. Use KuroLok RL!

Skylight windows are beautiful.  They offer a cascade of natural daylight, warmth and a deeper element of space to the room. At times this daylight turns to a glare which needs to be shaded.  Or you need to black the light to…

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Unobscured skylight opening with Umbra's rooflight blind