Measuring for Blinds and Shades

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Learn how to get precise measurements before ordering your blinds or shades

Measuring for Blinds and Shades

Measuring for the right window treatments for your home doesn’t have to be a difficult or labor-intensive process. Let us help by showing you the proper measurement technique for each type of window treatment.

This guide includes specific videos that show you how to measure for an inside mount and an outside mount installation so you can ensure a successful installation.

1
Measure for vertical blinds and alternatives


Great for sliding glass doors and tall windows where privacy and blocking the sun are priorities.

2
Measure for cellular, pleated and roman shades


Add a splash of color and style to your home’s decor.

3
Measure for roller and solar shades


Great for blocking harmful UV rays and protecting carpet and furniture.

4
Measure for horizontal sheer shades


Serve as a combination of blinds and shades that tilt for variable light control.

5
Measure for faux, wood and aluminum blinds


Stylish options that allow for optimum light control.

6
Measure for plantation shutters


The most popular and highly acclaimed window treatment by interior designers and homeowners.