For example, drywall, cement, wood, etc. Put the valance in place. Each bracket comes with two screws. See how to install mini-blinds with the Dremel Driver. Repeat until all vanes are attached. You should choose two diagonal holes to drill into so that your brackets are sturdier. You need to do this to make sure that you buy the correct size of blind.
For ceiling mount, insert the pin into the outer hole. Depending on your chosen product, there will be variations in each installation process. If it is a very long blind then you may also need to install a center bracket at the top of the window to support it in the middle. Next secure the idler pin end into the bracket as shown in Figure B. Make another mark in the second hold.
When the blind in completely open, loosen, but do not completely untie, the knots holding the safety stops in place. Align the top of your left bracket along the inside of your pencil line and fasten to the wall with the supplied screws. Push the tilt wand sleeve up , engage the S-hook as shown, then pull the sleeve down. When it won't stay down, the roller spring is too tight. Hunter Douglas recommends using a window covering professional to measure and install your window shades and blinds for proper fit and function.
The other end will hook into the hold-down brackets. It can be moved to compensate for the window frame and prevent telescoping. This will provide enough clearance to lift shade into slotted bracket. Make a pencil mark at the top of your measurement, and center your headrail on the mark. You do however, need to determine what clip size you have, and if your replacement is compatible with the depth, and distance of clips on your head rail.
We recently found a great youtube video that walks you through removing your old window blind. To create this article, 17 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. If shade veers toward the right, correct by lowering shade completely and placing a piece of tape multiple pieces may be necessary as close to the left edge of the roller as possible. Your blind may come with a decorative cover called a valance. Hold the blinds up to the window top where you want them to hang; mark the window top at the edges of the brackets with a pencil. Consider if you want your window treatment to extend to the sill or lower. Then take the additional and important step of measuring diagonally too.
Anchor the Tension Device that is attached to the shade's control cord, to the window frame or wall, so that young children cannot pull the cord around their necks. Finally, close the bracket doors and attach the valance to the head rail. So, if you find it difficult to follow our written instructions, this video will help. Always refer to your specific product for precise installation instructions. Remember, when the window shade will not roll up, the spring is too loose. Hanging the blinds on the inside gives your window a slimmer look. You will have to pull the blind forward so you can see the installation bracket, and put a flat head screwdriver between the bracket and head rail and turn it to release the blind.
You can check the status of your blinds order here. Mark the Bracket Locations Brackets may be mounted to the wall, ceiling, or inside of the window frame. Things You'll Need Clip on a top mount directly over the slot for the cord lock on the top rail of the window blind. Slide in the blind and close each bracket. Rotate the tilt wand to open and close the blind slats.
There are two open sides to the bracket--one of them should face out towards you, while the other should face in towards the center of the window. Unpack your blinds and make sure all of the parts are there. Install the safety bracket to keep your cord fairly taught. Diagram Diagram Check For All Hardware Be sure you have all the components identified in , above. Insert screws through the holes in the back of the end brackets for outside mounted blinds. Step 2 Optional extension brackets If your blinds include optional extension brackets, temporarily assemble them to the mounting brackets at this time.
After your brackets are attached you're now ready to hang your blinds. If you hang your blinds on the outside, your window and the blinds will look larger. Insert the wand handle into the wand and pick up the small allen wrench that came with your blinds. Blinds come in a number of different types and materials. Then insert the other end of the shade into the slot of the left bracket. The shortest measurement for the width and the longest measurement for the depth should be used to ensure the best fit.
Snap the blinds head rail into the brackets by hooking the front end into the clip and then lifting the back end until it clicks into place. You'll need a helper for this step. Hanging the blinds on the inside gives your window a slimmer look. The valance is what covers the head rail and makes it look a bit more decorative. The valance is L-shaped so the top surface can be mounted inside the upper frame and the front of the valance will hide the headrail. Be sure the valance clips are spaced evenly along the length of the valance frame. Repeat on the other side for the second bracket.