Installing Venetian Blinds

Step-by-step instructions to install venetian blinds in 20 minutes or less!

Installation of venetian blinds is easy, fast and can be done by yourself. Everything you need to know can be found below and while these steps are specifically tailored to the blinds that we sell, they can be applied to almost any manufacturer. To start, let's take a look at what you will need.

You Will Need:

  • Screwdriver (not included)
  • Electric Drill (not included)
  • Tape Measure (not included)
  • Pencil (not included)

Please Note: Unless otherwise specified, screws and wall plugs are not included. You will need to choose the correct hardware to match your home.

Installation Instructions

  • Step 1

    For an inside-recess installation, brackets can be fixed to the top or side of the window recess.

    For an outside-recess installation, measure the blinds and window recess to determine where the blinds should sit for a symmetrical overlap. See the diagram below for details.

  • Step 2 

    The brackets can be used to face fix to the wall or window, or top fix into the top of the window recess. You will need to ensure that if you are top fixing the blind, you will need to install the brackets far enough away from the window to avoid the window handles. Brackets can't be installed within 10cm of the ends of the blind due to the raise and tilt mechanisms. Once the brackets are installed, you will need to open the swivel arms of the brackets so they are facing you. 

  • Step 3

    Now the brackets are installed, take your blind and offer it up to the bracket, keeping the metal swivel arms open and pointing towards you.

  • Step 4 - Optional

    Hold-down clips are included but are completely optional.

    To install the clips lower the blinds down to the bottom position, insert the hold-down clips into the end of the blind and use a pencil to mark the position of the hole you will drill.

Child Safety Instructions:

  • Step 1

    To install the cleat safely you must place the cleat as close to the headrail as possible and no less than 150cm from the floor.

    Place the safety cleat in the desired position on the wall and using a pencil, mark the position of the hole you will drill.

  • Step 2

    Attach the safety cleat to the wall using appropriate screws and wall plugs. You will need to purchase screws and wall plugs separately to match your home's requirements.

  • Step 3

    Wrap the cords around the cord cleats in a figure of 8. When the cords are fully accumulated ensure they are secure, so when the cord is pulled no excess is released.

How to Operate:

To tilt blind pull on required tilt cord tassel to tilt slats to the open or closed position. Tilt the blind to the horizontal position when lifting or raising to increase blind life.

To lower move lift cord towards the middle of the blind pulling down gently until cord lock releases. To raise pull lift cord downward until blind reaches desired height.

To lock pull lift cord towards the outside of the blind and release. The cord will automatically lock.