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How to measure for roller blinds
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Before getting started, double check blinds can be installed on your window.

Are your windows too large or small?

  • Our blinds will fit any window from 300mm to 3010mm wide, and 200mm to 3300mm high
  • If your window is larger, we can still help. Call our team on 1300 772 807

Where will your blinds attach to your window?

Roller blinds can be installed on most surfaces. This includes:
  • Wooden and Aluminum window frames
  • Wall studs
  • Plaster
    • Blinds can be fixed directly into your plaster, just make sure you’re using the right tools. See our installation guide here for more details.

Do you have an unusual situation? Give us a call and we’ll be able to help

When designing your blind, choosing the right fit is key to the perfect blind.
There are three different types of ‘fits’ for roller blinds. Find your fit before measuring your window.

The blind is attached to the front of your window frame or architrave.
Perfect for:
  • Blockout blinds
    • Face fit blinds cover the entire window, which makes them perfect for blocking out light.
  • Obstructed window
    • Some windows will have obstructions which prevent you from installing your blind in the recess.
The blind is attached to the front of a frameless window
Important Notes:
  • These blinds work best when fixed to your wall studs surrounding the window
Perfect For:
  • Blockout blinds
    • Face fit blinds cover the entire window which makes them perfect for blocking out light.
    • Pro tip: Choose “back rolling” blinds to blockout the most light
  • Obstructed windows
    • Some windows will have obstructions which prevent you from installing your blind in the recess.

Your blind is attached inside the window frame
Important Notes:

  • Recess fit blinds will not cover your entire window. There will be small gaps on either side.
  • Check if there’s any obstructions that will prevent your blind installing or rolling up/down inside the recess. (knobs, handles, ridges etc)
  • Recess blinds require a recess depth of 60mm
    • If your window is not this deep, call us on 1300 772 807 and we will double check if a blind will fill
Perfect For:
  • Screen and translucent blinds
    • Because the blind is tucked away in the window, it provides a very seamless and professional look.
    • Pro tip: Choose “front rolling” blinds to get the best look and avoid any knobs/handles

Tips:

  • Always measure in MM
  • Double check all of your measurements
  • Write “width” or “drop” next to your measurements to avoid confusion
  • Always put width first
  • Don’t make any adjustments to your measurements unless instructed to here or by our team members
  • It’s better to be 1mm too short than 1mm too long
  • If you need further help, call us on 1300 772 807

Measure Your Width

Measure the exact width of your frame across the top of your window

Measure Your Drop

Measure from the top of your window frame to where you would like the blind to finish

Choose Your Chain Side

Would you like your chain on the left or right of your window?

Measure Your Width

  • Measure the exact width of your window from corner to corner
  • Add an extra 100mm to your measurement
    • This is to ensure your blind is wider than your window

Measure Your Drop

  • Measure the exact drop from the top of the window down to where you would like the blind to finish
  • Add an extra 50mm above
    • Because the blind will actually be installed above the window, adding the 50mm ensures the drop will be long enough

Choose Your Chain Side

Would you like your chain on the left or right of your window?

Measure Your Width

  • You need at least 60mm of space within your window for a recess blind
  • If your window is not this deep, call us on 1300 772  807 and we will double check if a blind will fit

Measure the exact width inside the window frame at the top of the window

Measure Your Drop

Measure the exact drop of your window inside the frame.

Choose Your Chain Side

Would you like your chain on the left or right of your window?

Got questions?

Our team is here to help!

Call us on 1300 772 807

Got questions?

Our team is here to help!

Call us on 1300 772 807

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