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Measuring For Blinds & Shades

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Measurement guidelines for the following window treatments:

  • Blinds
  • Window Shades
  • Cellular Shades
  • Roman Shades

Determine The Bracket Location

Bracket placement for these types of window coverings can be located either inside the window frame or outside the window frame.

Outside Mount
Typically places the brackets on the face or outside of the window trim. Measure at the top of the window where the brackets will be placed.

Inside Mount
Places the product to the inside or ceiling of the inside edge of the window frame. Measure the inside of the window at the top, middle, and bottom and use the smallest of these 3 measurement.

Measure For Length

Measure from the top of the window frame to top of the window sill. It is best to measure for length on both left and the right sides of the window. The larger of these 2 measurements should be used.

Helpful Tip

It is best to take measurements using a metal tape measure to obtain accurate measurements.

Measuring For Blinds & Shades

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