• Tips for Installing DIY Blinds and Screens

    DIY Blinds and Screens

    Blinds and screens are considered the best window treatments in today’s time because they not only enhance the overall beauty of the house but also add privacy to it.  There are many benefits that these blinds can provide, and blocking the harsh sunrays and saving your interior from the adverse affects of sun heat is one of the benefits they provide. Most people hesitate to choose these window blinds because of their installation and maintenance problems. However, there are some DIY blinds available online that one can buy and install in their offices and homes without hiring a professional.

    How would you choose the DIY blinds for your home and office?

    You can find the DIY manual for these blinds, and you need to read that manual to know about these DIY blinds. Then you can follow the instructions written in the manufacturer’s manual while installing the blinds on your windows or doors. There are technical things listed in these manuals, and if you do not understand their technical language, you can ask for further assistance from the manufacturer’s technical team. They will tell you the installation process over the phone, and by following their instructions, you can easily install the blinds within a few hours.

    • Before you choose the DIY blinds, you need to take measurements of your windows and doors. You need to know the different techniques for taking the right measurement for these DIY blinds.
    • Secondly, you may need to purchase some hardware, like screws and brackets, to install these blinds. But many people do not assume the perfect quantity of this hardware. So to avoid buying unnecessary materials, you need to calculate your blind’s measurement and take the perfect measurement of the window and doors. You can also seek the help of your local technicians to take such measurements. They not only help you correct measurements but also tell you the accurate hardware requirements for your blind installation.
    • Different types of windows and doors have separate surfaces, such as concrete, metal, and stone slabs. You need to drill these surfaces to fix the blinds. So you have to buy the perfect tool to do this DIY task. Moreover, you can save your time and effort by hiring some expert professionals for this installation process. You might have vast technical knowledge, and you might have saved the blind installation cost, but to save your time, you can consider these technical advices once.

    How do I install the DIY blinds?

    • First, you need to install the brackets in the corners of the window. Make sure that the blinds fit within these brackets. Install the cube-shaped brackets on the two corners of the window, and install the center one in the middle of the window panel.
    • Then you need to attach the plastic want to the blind controller, and an installation will not be successful if you have not followed the manufacturer’s instructions. The want basically helps you to operate the blind slats.
    • Lastly, you need to remove the plastic from the slats and then slide out the larger bottom and string the blinds to the proper length. Do not forget to remove the extra slats from blinds, and always replace the bottom piece with the last rung.

    It is suggested to choose the DIY blinds from online portals and always read the manufacturer’s manual to install these blinds. In addition to this, most of these manufacturers can provide you with the instruction manual, and if you do not find the manual with the product, you can check their DIY methods on their website.

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