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Is it easy to install Venetian blinds?

Is it easy to install Venetian blinds?

Mounting Venetian blinds is straightforward with our guide, especially as they’re made to order to fit your window. Before you get started you’ll need a few tools, including a spirit level, sharp pencil, tape measure, masonry drill, drill bits, screws and wall plugs.

How much clearance do you need for Venetian blinds?

We recommend your venetian blind overlaps your window recess by at least 5cm on each side (10cm overall). The more your venetian blind overlaps your window recess, the more light you eliminate. We recommend your venetian blind overlaps the top of your window recess by at least 7cm.

How do you install Venetian blinds without drilling?

All you need to do is trim the paper blind to fit your window, peel the adhesive strip and stick them securely, pressing firmly. It’s that easy! With instant stick on blinds from BlindsInABox, it really is easy enough to install blinds and add a bit of privacy without drilling.

How do you fit a bracket to a venetian blind?

If you need to fit a third bracket, make sure it is clear of the ladder cord or tape. After fitting the mounting brackets, you can measure the internal width of the Venetian blind between the brackets. Mark out this width on the top and bottom rails of the blind.

What kind of drill do I use to drill holes for venetian blinds?

If you’re fitting the Venetian blind to the window frame, first predrill the holes for the screws with a thin wood drill (2.5 mm). Or if you’re fitting the blind to the wall, use a 6 mm masonry drill and insert the wall plugs.

How are Venetian blinds raised in the summer?

While in the summer the warm air is directed upwards, so the concave face of the slats should face outwards. These Venetian blinds can be raised and adjusted by the mechanism in the top rail. Venetian blinds are supplied with different types of mounting brackets.

How long does it take to return Argos blinds?

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