How to Install Blinds, Shades, and Shutters

Quick Window Blind Installation Guide

Need a quick glance at how to install window blinds? We have a basic overview of how to get the job done. There will be variations depending on your specific product, but nearly all categories of window blinds and shades follow the same basic steps.

  1. Install mounting bracket Whether your window treatments are inside or outside mount, mounting brackets go up first. This will require a few screws, a level and measuring tape (to make sure your brackets are in line) and maybe pre-drilling depending on your window casing.
  2. Install the Blinds and Shades Next, the window treatment is placed into the mounted brackets.
  3. Install Valance Many window treatments have valances which click simply into place.

Basic Window Blind Installation Tips

Most of our window treatments require very few tools and are easy to install on your own. Have the following tools handy before you begin:

  • Screwdriver
  • Drill
  • Level
  • Measuring Tape

These are the basic steps to installing window treatments. Certain categories of products will have differences such as shutters, and some will have additional parts. Please find your product to see the process for your window treatment.

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