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Measuring Guide

1) Inside or Recess Mount (Ceiling Mount)measuring_guide_02

  • Measure the width inside the window opening.
  • Measure the height inside the window opening.
  • Do not make any deduction.
  • Never measure existing blinds.
  • Double check your measurements.
  • Record string position.


Clean Look

  • Inside-mount treatments are installed inside the window casing, showcasing attractive window trim.
  • The window opening frames the treatment for a finished, clean appearance.

Allow Sill Space on Deep Windows

  • In some deep-set windows, window treatment can be installed to allow plants or other items to be placed in front of the window on the sill.


Light Gaps

  • A small deduction in the width and/or length is taken at the manufacturer to allow for proper operating clearance, and this causes a small gap on each side of the window treatment, affecting the window treatment’s ability to darken a room.

Obstructed View

  • The stack (compressed portion of the window treatment when fully raised) will obstruct part of the view from the window.
  • The amount of stack varies by a product.

Architectural Obstacles

  • Obstacles such as handles and cranks can interfere with the operation of Inside-mount treatments


2) Outside or Relief Mount (Wall Mount)


  • Measure the width across the window. Typically add at least 3cm each sides.
  • Measure the height of the area where you want the blind to cover. Typically add at least 5cm at the top and 5cm at the bottom.
  • Double check your measurements.
  • Record string position.


Improve Privacy and Light Control

  • Light gaps on the side of the window treatment can be substantially diminished or eliminated.Fewer Installation Limitations
  • Outside-mount window treatment are ideal for covering non-square windows.
  • Inside-mount window treatment are installed higher than the window opening for an unobstructed view when fully raised.

Architectural Obstacles

  • Outside mount window treatment can clear obstacles like handles and cranks.

Enlarge the look of a small window

  • Increase overlap above and below or to each side of the window.

Hide window trim

  • Outside mount treatments can easily hide unattractive window trim.