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How to Shorten Blinds – Window FAQ

r February 13, 2014 | B DIY Projects, FAQ Customer Service

If you own wood or faux wood blinds that are too long, there’s no need to replace them. You can shorten them at home in a few easy steps. Read on to learn how to shorten wood blinds. So Your Blinds Are Too Long? Let’s Fix That! First let’s get to know your blinds a bit. There are two cords you need to know about. Running through the center of each slat is a thicker cord called the lift cord. The second cord called the ladder cord, weaves around each slat and runs along the front and back of the blinds. The last ‘slat’ of your blinds is called the bottom rail and pushed into it are two or more bottom…

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Window FAQ: How to Measure for Bay Window Blinds

The home on the show, Full House, was the quintessential Bay Window in my opinion! The beautiful Victorian style home was such an iconic image for all children of the 80s.  Bay windows add so much character to any home, so it is important to get your window treatement right!  Check out some tips on how to measure for a bay window: Find your Product: Before you can even think about taking your measurements, it is important to select your product first.  Each blind will have a different depth that will come into play when installing.  Be sure to look on our website for the different depth requirements per product.  Take the inside mount fully recessed measurement for an accurate result: How to Measure: Now it’s time…

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Window FAQ: Where can I find window valance replacement clips?

r June 21, 2012 | B FAQ Customer Service

You’re tuning into to another ‘Window FAQ’ post from Mindy, a fabulous Customer Service Representative here at Blinds.com.  Have a window covering question you’d like help with?  Leave a comment below!  Where can I buy replacement clips for my valances? I get this question everyday and it never ceases to amaze me how excited customers are over the solutions. First things first, if you need any sort of replacement parts for your window coverings,  you can order missing parts on our website here or check out this window covering parts inventory website:  www.blindsparts.com. However, valance clips are unique to the specific blinds that you have, so you might not be able to find the exact clips you already have if it’s been…

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