How to Install Window Blinds & Shades

How to Install Window Blinds & Shades

Installing custom blinds, shades and shutter may seem daunting but it can be easy by using some standard tools and following our simple guidelines. For complete and detailed instructions, please refer to the specific product below.

General Installation Preperation




What You’ll Need to Install Blinds & Shades


 

Inside Mount vs. Outside Mount


How to Install Inside Mount Blinds or Shades

Before marking bracket locations, ensure that your bracket placement will not interfere with any components inside the headrail.
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How to Install Outside Mount Blinds or Shades

IMPORTANT: The brackets must be flush against a flat mounting surface. Do NOT mount brackets on curved molding.
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  • Mark the bracket locations
  • Install the brackets
  • Install the blind or shade

  • Blind or Shade fits within the window opening.
  • Great for windows with beautiful trim.
  • Mark the bracket locations
  • Install the brackets
  • Install the blind or shade

  • Blind or Shade mounts outside the window opening.
  • Increased light control and privacy.

 

Window Components Terminology
Collectively, the sill and jambs are called the “window casement” or "frame".

 

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