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How do I install a vertical blind?

Vertical blind installation

Inside Recess Fitting Video - Vertical Blinds

Step by Step Fitting Instructions

  • Step 1
    If you’re fitting the blind outside the window recess ensure that measurement C in the diagram below is the same to ensure even window coverage.
    If you’re fitting the blind inside the recess you can top fix the brackets to the lintel or face fix the brackets to the window frame.
  • Step 2 (option) - If Top Fixing
    If you’re fixing the bracket to the underside of the window recess, measure and mark the distance (D), allowing for obstructions like handles that protrude into the recess area. Position the brackets approx 5cm from the ends of where the headrail is to be positioned. If more than 2 brackets are supplied, fit the additional brackets at equal spacing across the length of the blind. Please ensure fixings are suitable for the wall/surface to which you are mounting the brackets.
  • Step 2 (option) - If Face Fixing
    If you’re fixing the brackets to the face of the wall, or the window frame, position the brackets approximately 5cm from the ends of where the headrail is to be positioned. If more than 2 brackets are supplied, fit the additional brackets at equal spacing across the length of the blind. Please ensure fixings are suitable for the wall/surface to which you are mounting the brackets.
  • Step 3 (option) - If Top Fixing
    Tilt and hook headrail into bracket at point (E). Rotate the headrail into position until it clicks. To release the headrail push the bracket at point (F) as shown in the diagram below.
  • Step 3 - (option) - If Face Fixing
    Hook the back of the headrail into the bracket and rotate the headrail into position. Secure headrail by tightening the short screw in the front of the bracket.
  • Step 4 - Safety Device
    The safety device must be installed at the maximum distance possible from the control mechanism to prevent looped chain becoming slack. The chain should be taut. Place the safety device on the wall and mark the positioning of the 2 screw holes, then drill two suitable holes.
  • Step 5 -Safety Device
    Screw the safety device securely to the wall.
  • Step 6 (Option) - Attaching Fabric Vertical Vane
    Use this step if your vanes are from the fabric range, you can tell by the type of headrail traveller and vane fitting you’ve been supplied. With the headrail fitted hook each fabric vane into the headrail travellers ensuring the traveller pegs are in the open position.
  • Step 6 (Option) - Attaching PVC Vertical Vane
    Use this step if your vanes are from the PVC/Waterproof range, you can tell by the type of headrail traveller and vane fitting you’ve been supplied. With the headrail fitted hook each fabric vane into the headrail travellers ensuring the traveller pegs are in the open position.
  • Maintenance
    Your new blinds is maintenance free, however we recommend that regular visual checks are completed to ensure that no components have been damaged, which could result in operating difficulties and/or cause a safety risk.
    If any maintenance is required please contact us right away.

For a full images please see our website blog: How to fit vertical blinds