Info about blinds and shading

Your questions about outdoor blinds and shading answered

Do you have questions about the Rhino Blinds products or our service? We’ve put together a list of the most asked questions below for your convenience. However, if you still can’t find the information you are looking for about blinds and shading in the FAQs below, feel free to get in touch – link to Contact with our friendly team.


  • Auckland North, North Shore & Rodney
  • Auckland East and South Auckland
  • Auckland West
  • Bay of Plenty & Waikato
  • Whangarei & Northland
  • Wellington city and region

A:  When high winds and gusts are expected, please take your blinds up. Don’t leave them down to avoid unnecessary damage. Read more about our service and warranty here  Disclaimer

A: The easiest way to clean your mesh blinds is to wash them down with a high pressure water blaster.

A: You can use high pressure water blaster or “VupLex Plastic Cleaner” that can be purchased from hardware and garden centres such as Bunnings.

A:  Our blinds are custom made to size and the costs are calculated according to actual measurements and the system of your choice. Book a FREE site visit and we’ll tell you more.

A: Rhino Gola’s are custom made to size and costs are calculated accordingly.

A:  Awnings are custom made to size and the costs depends on the specific requirements.

A: All our products have a specified installation, framework, and material warranty. Feel free to contact us for more information.

A:  Our current lead time at Rhino Blinds is 4-6 weeks.

A: The current lead time for a Rhino Gola roof is 6-8 weeks.

A:  If there is free access to your property you don’t need to be home, otherwise you will need to be home to provide access. Please also notify us if there is a dog on the property and keep it indoors when we visit your home.

A:  Upon acceptance of our quote, you will receive a formal invoice with a request to pay a 50% deposit to start manufacturing. The balance is payable on installation date.

A:  Send us your inquiry – link to Contact or call us on 0800 232 412 to get the ball rolling. A consultant in your area will contact you to arrange a date and time for a free site visit and quote. When you accept, a formal invoice will follow requesting a 50% deposit, on receipt of deposit a job card will be submitted to start with manufacturing, thereafter once the job is ready, we will be in contact again to arrange an installation date.

A:  Most Rhino Blinds products are supplied and shipped from Australia.

A:  No, there is no Rhino Blinds showroom, but we can refer you to existing customers should you wish to view a completed job.

A:  The Channel System is our best-seller, but you can find more about our blinds, shades and awning systems .

A:  Quality, warranty and after service care.  Our products are made of high-quality materials and cannot be compared with other general outlets.

A:   Unlikely. The quality and durability of our products can’t be compared to what you can buy in stores. For a durable and long-lasting shade system, our prices are unbeatable, too.

A:  In general, we strive to give you quoted cost onsite or the same day of the site visit.  If it’s a more complicated job, we will calculate the costs and you will receive the quote within a couple of days.

Still got questions or a bit unsure?

If your questions aren’t answered in the list above or if you’re still not sure about something, feel free to call or email us. We’d be more than happy to assist.