How to Measure, Install and Maintain Window Blinds?

There are a number of points you require to consider when determining for brand-new blinds. Below is a quick overview to help you. First of all ensure you have a pencil and some paper and a measuring tape ideally a steel one.

Always measure in millimeters mm as many blind suppliers need a size in millimetres.

In normal home window areas there are two potential areas for your blinds to be mounted, these are referred to as the window face, or the home window recess. All Venetian Blinds can be fitted to the face of your window structure or wall, or right into the top of the window recess. This gives you complete control over the positioning of your blind.

For a recess dimension:

Ensure you have sufficient depth to mount the Venetian Blind inside the window structure location. 50mm ought to be fine; any much less will cause the blind protruding out of the recess. If you have much less than 50mm it might be worth taking into consideration installing your blind outside the window recess as a face fit.

  • Measure the width of the recess from wall surface to wall surface on top. This is where the braces will certainly be fitted. Make sure to gauge throughout 3 locations of the size to ensure the area coincides width or extremely similar and the wall surfaces do not have bulges that will impact the procedure of the blind.
  • Note down the shortest dimension.
  • Take off 10mm each side – this will certainly give you some adaptability in situation of any type of versions in your wall surfaces and will ensure your blind does not get harmed when operated. If you intend to cover the overall home window area we recommend you fit your callous the window face.
  • Measure the drop by taking the dimension from the top of the recess to the base.
  • Note down the measurement.

For a face measurement:

  • Measure the specific size of where you would certainly like your callous is. As a guide, blinds and shutters add an overlap from the window structure of in between 50mm and 100mm, this will certainly help in reducing the space at the side of the blind, providing better light control and more privacy.
  • Note down the measurement.
  • Measure the decrease from the top of where you want your blind positioned to the bottom.
  • Note down the dimension.