How to Install Woven Wood Shades

Under 2 hours

Learn how to install beautiful woven wood shades yourself and save

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Woven wood shades add a very natural element to your home’s décor. They are rich in character and style. With our simple step-by-step instruction videos below, you can install your woven wood shades yourself in just a few minutes. All you need is a screwdriver and a pencil. For easier installation, we recommend using a cordless power screwdriver or a drill with a 1/4-inch Hex head bit.
Be sure to read the included instructions for specific details pertaining to your custom window treatments. Keep in mind that you will have to choose either an inside mount installation, or an outside mount installation before you measure, order and install your window treatments.
This project guide highlights the installation process for an inside mount and outside mount.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS PROJECT

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Installation for an inside mount

• Woven wood shades are easy to install. In this short video, you will learn how to install them. A screwdriver is all that is needed to install your shades, or for an easier installation, you can use a cordless screwdriver or a drill with a 1/4-inch Hex head drill bit.
• Before starting, carefully unpack your shades and mounting hardware. To familiarize yourself with the contents of your box, check the printed instructions included with your product.
• Begin your installation by positioning your mounting brackets 1 1/2 inches in from each side of your window along the top of the window opening. Position your brackets so they are aligned evenly at your desired mounting depth. Some prefer to mount their shades flush with the front of the window opening, while others prefer to mount their shades closer to the window.
• Lightly tap starter holes with a hammer and fasten the supplied screws for each bracket. Line up your brackets with the slots on the top of the shade. Push the head roll up onto the brackets, so that the threaded post on the brackets fit through the slots in the head rail.
• Lift up the valance and secure your shade using the enclosed wing nuts. Turn the wing nut clockwise, until it is snug. Repeat on the right.
• Finish by lowering and testing your new shade. To lower your shade, pull the cord toward the center of your shade and slowly raise your hand while holding onto the cord. To raise your shade, pull the cord away from the shade at any angle.
• And that's it. If you still have any questions about the installation of your blinds, give us a call. It's that easy.

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Installation for an outside mount

• Woven wood shades are easy to install. In this short video, you will learn how to install them. A screwdriver is all that is needed to install your shades, or for an easier installation, you can use a cordless screwdriver or a drill with a 1/4-inch Hex head drill bit.
• Before starting, carefully unpack your shades and mounting hardware. To familiarize yourself with the contents of your box, check the printed instructions included with your product.
• Begin your installation by marking a line with a pencil along the width of the slots located at each end of the shade. Place your brackets along the bottom of your pencil mark and lightly tap starter holes with a hammer.
• Fasten each bracket with the supplied screws. Line up your brackets with the slots on the top of the shade. Push the head roll up onto the brackets, so that the threaded post on the brackets fit through the slots in the head rail.
• Lift up the valance and secure your shade using the enclosed wing nuts. Turn the wing nut until it is snug. Repeat on the right. Cover each end of your head rail by using the included side flaps.
• Finish by lowering and testing your new shade. To lower your shade, pull the cord toward the center of your shade and slowly raise your hand while holding onto the cord. To raise your shade, pull the cord away from the shade at any angle.
• And that's it. If you still have any questions about the installation of your shade, just give us a call. It's that easy.