Last updated: Sep 18, 2018
Remove the end stiffener from the headrail. With the tin snips or hacksaw, carefully cut the headrail along the mark you made. As you cut the headrail you may want to bend the cut portion out of the way with pliers or a screw driver. Bend the ends of the headrail back …
Aug 31, 2013 · Mike Tarr, Owner of Midland Wholesale Blinds of Kansas City demonstrates how to cut down window blinds.
Author: Midland Wholesale Blinds
Horizontal blinds there is no good way to cut them without a cutter. Just take them to a blind shop and ask them to cut them for you. Call first to make sure they have the equipment. Vertical blinds are easy to cut with a good pair of scissors. For the header track you need a chop saw with a metal blade.
Place the slats on a table saw with the blade at the cut line on the masking tape. Use a fine-tooth blade meant for finished wood. If there is any metal on the blinds, use a carbide blade. Cut the blinds, moving them slowly and carefully. Include the bottom rail when making the cut.
Lay the blind, with slats attached, on the floor and draw the cords to imitate closing the blind. …
How to Cut Vertical Blinds. Vertical blinds for windows typically come in a standard length of 84 inches. Some manufacturers and distributors will custom cut your new vertical blinds, but often for an additional fee. Low ceiling height, the installation of an exceptionally thick carpet, or the installation of a new floor over top an existing floor
Goes on the wall or molding above the window, blocking most unwanted light. You’ll need at least 2 inches above the frame for mounting brackets. Measure the overall area to be covered. Add an extra 3 inches to the width and height for ideal light and privacy control.
1. Measure how much you need to take off. We needed to take off a bit over three on each side. We needed between 12-14 inches (give or take) off the total. We decided to get those inches by taking them off of the sides of the outside sets of blinds. We left the middle set as is. 2. Tape off your blinds.
Occasionally window blinds are mis-measured and are too large to fit in the window frame. Most horizontal blinds such as wood blinds and faux wood blinds can be trimmed or cut down to the right width so they can be installed.