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How to measure vertical blinds

 

How to measure vertical blinds

First of all you have to decide whether your blinds will be installed "inside recess" or "outside recess". Specific measuring instructions for both options are available below.

 

vertical blinds INSIDE the jamb

vertical blinds INSIDE the window frame

vertical blinds INSIDE recess

 

Vertical blinds OUTSIDE the jamb

vertical blinds OUTSIDE the window frame

vertical blinds OUTSIDE recess



vertical blinds INSIDE recess = vertical blinds INSIDE the window frame 

How to measure vertical blinds
  • Measure the width between the window frame or the walls.
  • Measure in 3 different place (top, centre, bottom)
  • Take the minimum measure. (This is the specified width)
  • To be on the safe side, you should order 1 or 2 cm less wide , which will give a free space of 0.5 to 1 cm on either side after installation.
  • Then measure the height between the window frame and the windowsill.
  • Also measure in 3 different places (left, centre, right)
  • Take the smallest measure.
  • Take into account a 2 cm bottom clearance .

A few tips:

  • Measure at least twice to avoid mistakes.
  • Take into account protruding parts such as windowsills, handles or doorknobs).


vertical blinds OUTSIDE recess = vertical blinds OUTSIDE the window frame 

How to measure vertical blinds
  • Measure the width including the overlapping of the window frame or the walls.
  • Measure in 3 different place (top, centre, bottom)
  • Take the maximum measure. (This is the specified width)
  • We recommend to add 2 cm on either side of the window frame.
  • Then measure the height  between the window frame and the windowsill or if the roller is to overlap with the windowsill between the top of the frame and the desired length.
  • Also measure in 3 different places (left, centre, right)
  • Take the maximum measure.
  • Take into account a 2 cm bottom clearance .

A few tips:

  • Measure at least twice  to avoid mistakes.
  • Take into account protruding parts such as windowsills, handles or doorknobs).

 


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