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How to measure for blinds

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What you need

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1. First, decide if you want an Inside Mount/Top Fix or Outside Mount/Face fix

Inside mount is the most popular because your blinds are out of the way the

How to measure in mm Inside and outside

2. You need a Depth of at least 60mm inside your windowsill. from the window or  burglar guards to the edge to mount the blind inside/Top Fix


3. Windowsill Depth big enough for Inside Mount

Enough space to fit inside the windowsil

Windowsill Depth not big enough for Inside Mount because of Burglar guards

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Top Fix or Inside Mounting

All the windows must be measured even if they look the same size the plastering always differ

Make 3 measurements of the width and drop, and write down the smallest of both. This measurement must be exact we will deduct 10mm for clearance
example: width 1250mm x drop 980mm

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or Top Fix

Face or Outside Mounting

Make 1 measurement of the width and 1 of the drop take it at least 50mm over the sides, top and bottom or more if you want, no deductions will be made 
For Vertical blinds measure 100mm over the sides top and bottom

example: width 1350mm x drop 1080mm

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  • If you have tiles or granite at the side of your windowsill sticking out and will be in the way of the blind when you close it you have two choices

  • 1. Measure your width up to the tiles and you will have a small opening at the sides of the blind.

  • 2. measure the tiles as a cutout in the blinds (as in the picture) Cutouts will be an extra cost

Tile cutouts

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