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How to Install Blinds

Looking for instructions on blinds installation? You’ve come to the right place! Follow along with quick video tutorials, or check out our step-by-step written instructions. Installing blinds, shades and shutters has never been easier!

The three basic steps of blinds installation are:

  1. Install the mounting brackets – Mounting brackets go up first for both inside and outside mount window coverings. You’ll need a few screws, a level and a steel measuring tape to make sure the brackets are properly aligned. You may need to pre-drill depending on your window casing.
  2. Install your blinds or shades – Place your window covering into the mounted brackets.
  3. Install the valance – If your window covering comes with a valance, you should be able to install it by simply clicking it into place.

Refer to Your Specific Product for More Information

Keep in mind that the steps above are just a general overview of installing blinds. To get detailed instructions, we strongly encourage you to do one of the following:

  • Refer to the installation instructions included in the box with your blinds
  • If you’d like to view and/or download instructions online:
    • Refer to your purchase confirmation email and click the “Install Instructions” link
    • Visit your product’s page on the American Blinds website and click “Install Instructions” under the Product Details section

And of course, you can always get assistance from one of our friendly Customer Service associates by calling 800-575-8016!


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