Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where is my product being manufactured?

Dove Industry products are manufactured in Australia. High UV (Ultraviolet) light in Australia requires added protection to exposed materials.  All external blinds can be motorised.

Can I add a motor later on after installation if I want to?

Yes. Motors can be added to products after installation.

Will I need an electrician for the installation of motorised products?

Yes. All our motorised products operate via a 240v motor which will need to be connected to your main power supply by a qualified electrician.

Are the products and components suitable for coastal locations?

Yes. All our products are made from extruded aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel and UV treated plastics. It is recommended if your products are installed in a coastal location that regular maintenance and cleaning be carried out as outlined in the warranty.

What warranty is offered on Dove Industry Products?

Dove Industry products come with a 5 year manufacturer’s warranty. Some component warranties vary depending on the finish and installation conditions.

How long until install?

Vental blinds 4 – 6 weeks
Roller Glide 3 -4 weeks

Are the products and components suitable for coastal locations?

Yes. All our products are made from extruded aluminium, 316 marine grade stainless steel and UV treated plastics. It is recommended if your products are installed in a coastal location that regular maintenance and cleaning be carried out as outlined in the warranty.

Can I install the blinds myself?

No. Dove Industry produces the highest quality sunshade solutions available. We offer a full and complete service including on-site measure and quote, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and on-going support. With a Dove Industry total product, you can be assured that you not only have the best product today but for many years to come backed by our 5 year warranty.

Do I need Council approval?

Retractable blinds and awnings don’t need council approval, as they return back into the head-box.

 

Vental Blinds Frequently Asked Questions

How much do external venetian blinds cost?

Rates for can vary considerably based on type, size, operation and site conditions. As a guide they can cost between $550 – $650 per square metre.

Are external blinds durable in windy conditions?

Yes. Vental 80mm blinds mounted close to the glass have shown in wind tunnel tests, withstood gale force peaks of as much as 200 km/h, applied from varying directions, without damage.

Can I mount Vental blinds on the balcony or away from the glazing?

Dove Industry do not recommend mounting Vental blinds away from the glazing. If blinds are mounted away from the glazing, then additional guid wire supports are required and wind sensors are recommended.

What colours are external venetian blinds available in?

Vental blinds are available in a range of RAL colours.

 

Roller Glide Blinds Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an awning cost?

Rates for Roller Glide blinds can vary considerably based on size of awning, fabric type and method of operation (hand crank or motorised), and site conditions. As a guide they can cost between $250 – $500 per
square metre.

What fabric should I use?

The Soltis 86 & 88 mesh style has the optimum openess factor combining solar protection whilst maintaining the view.

The Soltis 92 micro ventilation system is ideal for conserving visability towards the outside and ensures privacy for the inhabitants.

The Soltis 96 unique translucent aspect properties allows you to take full advantage of natural light without the glare.

Can awnings be left out during storms?

No. It is not recommended that you leave awnings out during storms. Increased winds, hail and heavy rain can cause damage to your blind. You should always retract your blind if you know a storm is on the way.

Alternatively, installing a wind and rain sensor will help to protect your awning even when you are not home.

Please note that sensors are not a guaranteed method of protection for your awning and cannot be relied upon to respond quickly in the case of sudden squalls.

Will the fabric go mouldy?

All Soltis fabrics are treated to be resistant to mould and mildew, no fabric is completely protected. There are some simple steps to follow to ensure your fabric retractable roof or awning does not get mould or mildew.
1. If you must retract your roof or awning in wet conditions, ensure when possible that it is extended and allowed to completely dry.
2. Do not allow water to pool and remain on your product for extended periods of time.
3. Avoid cleaning the fabric during humid weather as this can cause mould to appear.

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