Fitting window blinds in small recess
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pelouk
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Fitting window blinds in small recess

by pelouk » Fri Jun 03, 2022 12:01 pm

Hello,

I'm not sure if this is the appropriate part of the forum but here goes.

I am looking to fit window blinds but my window recess seems to be a bit small for the standard 90cm blind (my recess is 89cm). I'd rather avoid having to pay for made-to-measure blinds and I don't want to fit them outside the recess.

A friend has told me that suppliers usually make allowance for the odd cm or two - especially for the headrail. Can anyone confirm this or otherwise advise me?

Thanks

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Re: Fitting window blinds in small recess

by stoneyboy » Sun Jun 05, 2022 11:06 pm

Hi pelouk,
If you want made to measure blinds then the maker will ask for the wall to wall dimension and make suitable clearances.
It’s much better and cheaper to buy a standard blind and cut it to size yourself.
Regards S

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