Blind Measuring Guide

Always use a steel tape measure and write your measurements in millimetres. Follow this guide it is as simple as A B C
measuring guide

Measuring inside window recess

  1. Measure A width of the window in 3 different places top, middle and bottom. Take the smallest dimension. This size will be known as recess width.
  2. Measure B drop of the window in 3 different places left, centre and right.
    Take the shortest dimension. This size will be known as recess drop.
  3. Measure C fixing height of the blind. This is the distance from the floor to the point where the brackets are to be fitted. This is the new industry standard and will make your installation an easier task.

Measuring outside window recess

Decide how much overlap you require we recommend 75mm each side and 75mm each top and bottom of the window recess to avoid any light and gaps.

  1. Measure A width of the window recess and add the require overlap (150mm) onto the size. This is known as exact blind size width.
  2. Measure B drop of the window recess and add the require overlap (150mm) onto the size. This is known as exact blind size drop.
  3. Measure C fixing height of the blind. This is the distance from the floor to the point where the brackets are to be fitted. This is the new industry standard and will make your installation an easier task.All our blinds come with fittings, instructions and child safety cord and tensioning safety devices.

The child safety products must be fitted by law. You can access all the information by ‘clicking’ the links below.

British Blind & Shutter Association – www.bbsa.org.uk
RoSPA The Royal Society for the prevention of Accidents – www.rospa.com
Make it Safe – www.makeitsafe.org.uk
CAPT Child Accident Prevention Trust – www.capt.org.uk

If you have any queries please do not hesitate in contacting us.