Find a Professional to Find a Pro and let us help you with installation! Outside Mount: How to Install Wood Blinds and Faux Wood Blinds 1. Now that you know what you're doing, wouldn't it be a shame to stop? With new door that has trim around window you have to go above window to make it wide enough. So this was the perfect solution without ruining the door. Care and cleaning Minimal care and cleaning is needed to maintain the beauty of your blinds. Easy to install the magnets are very sturdy and strong.
If needed center support brackets can be attached to an extension bracket as illustrated. They were easy to install but the magnets are not as strong as they could be, so once when I pulled the cord to open the blinds the blinds fell off the door. Hold the bracket against the door and mark the screw holes. Secondly, mark the position of each bracket at each end of the line in the doorway. So no screws to use or drilling. We needed something for the west-facing door from the eat-in area to the back yard because of the sun later in the day.
They are nice just for show and not good on a busy door. I do know that I would still get the blind again! So the first step we are going to do is take our blinds and put it right above the window where we want it. These faux wood blinds never warp or split. So far, I pull them up during the day, and down at night. Horizontal blinds are easy to install, in this short video you will learn to install them. This blind attaches to my metal door very securely and easily, and affords me ease of movement from one room to another, and blocks the sun glaring in way too early in the morning.
With the bracket doors open, slide the blinds headrail into the brackets. Installing and shortening faux wood blinds is a simple process. Finish by lowering and testing your new blinds. Besides this cosmetic advantage, blinds also offer light control and privacy. Lets light in but provides privacy. They never fade with time regardless of being exposed to direct sunlight. This is where the brackets will go.
Just perfect for what we need, great price too. When using a single center support bracket, center it between the box brackets. For easiest installation we recommend positioning the brackets all the way to the front of your window opening. So we'll take this sit it right there on the line where we want it to go and screw it into place. We are going to put it right there where we want it. Push the screwdriver in toward the blind, The groove on the front of the headrail will disengage from the bracket allowing the blind to be removed.
Move the cord past the outer edge of the shade and let go to lock the cord. All others proceed to Step 6. Was easy to install and the magnets hold it in place perfectly. All you need is a screwdriver, though a cordless power screwdriver or a drill with a ¼-inch Hex head bit is recommended for easier installation. Such as the material used to create blinds, the type of lifting mechanism used and the custom options available. For additional installation instructions, view our. Center support brackets should be spaced evenly along the width of the blind, aligned with tops and backs of end brackets.
Remove blind and place mounting brackets level on pencil marks. The magnets will scratch your door if moved, which I did when raising the blinds!! Pros: Easy to hang, but it is better to wait a few hours for the glue on the attachment to harden before hanging the blinds. Use holes in back of bracket for screws. They also last longer when you properly care for them. When you unpack your blinds your cords may be stuffed into the headrail. Make sure all of the slats are laying properly on the ladders. Position one on each side of the valance.
Follow these instructions for hanging faux wood blinds. They have a steel door in their living room with a large, clear glass window surrounded by opaque frosted designs. Drill pilot holes for each mount. As another customer says, there is a need for a way to keep the blind from flapping when door is opened and closed. Very pleased with this purchase. Virtually any window blind can be attached to a steel door. My only problem is the 3rd magnet: I don't understand why you put that magnet where the picture shows.
Attach valance clips to the headrail. They will fit behind the lever when closed, but to tilt the blinds open, move the slats that are in the way from behind the lever. This blind is a great answer to the problem and looked great. And the magnets are strong enough to hold it with no sliding when you raise or lower the slats. Then, slowly release the cord until the shade reaches the desired location. To complete your installation, snap the valance into your pre-installed clips, top first and then bottom. Attaching Center Support Brackets For wider blinds you will need to install center support brackets.
All of our can be mounted to just about any surface with the correct mounting screws. When you unpack your blinds your cords may be stuffed into the headrail. You may need to drill a slightly smaller pilot hole using a drill bit but most self-tapping screws do not need a pilot hole. Center support brackets will need to be positioned off-center as to not interfere with any internal working mechanisms. With an inside mount, you hang your blinds inside the window opening. Attaching the valance clips Snap the plastic valance clips on to the front of the headrail.