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How to Measure Natural Shades


 
Measure For Inside Mounting

Measuring For Inside Mount Natural Shades

Find Width:

Measure width of window opening at three different places and use the narrowest dimension for ordering. A 1/2" deduction will be taken automatically for inside mount.

Find Height:

Measure the height of window from top of opening to top of sill in two places. Use the longest dimension. If you prefer shade not to touch sill, deduct 1/4". If there is no sill, measure height to point where shade is to reach

To install the product flush with the window frame, a minimum window depth of 2" is required for custom shades and 2-1/4" for Stock shades.

Minimum Mounting Depth *
  Custom Order Stock
All Shades 3/4" 3/4"
* Minimum mounting depth is the depth required, in the window frame, for the shade to be mounted inside mount.

Measure For Outside Mounting

Measuring For Outside Mount Natural Shades

Find Width:

Measure the exact width of the area to be covered. It is recommended that 3" be added to the shade width for the standard overlap of 1-1/2" on each side.

Find Height:

Measure the height of the area to be covered. Measure from the ceiling or desired point above the window to approximately 1-1/2" below the window frame. If there is no sill or if shade is to overlap window frame, measure to the point the shade reaches.

Allow Some Overlap

For outside mount applications allow the shade to overlap 1-1/2" to 3" on the sides, top and bottom of the window.

You must add the overlap to your measurement; LEVOLOR does not add width or height for overlap on Outside Mounted shades.


Measure For Multiple Blinds per Headrail

Measuring For Inside Mount Multiple Shades on One Headrail

Overall Shade Width - Measure the window's width at the top, middle, and bottom. Order the narrowest measurement.

Left Shade Width - Measure the width that you want the left shade to cover.

Right Shade Width - Measure the width that you want the right shade to cover.

Height - Measure the window from the top to the bottom for the desired height.

Order the left shade first when placing the order.


Measure For Multiple Blinds per Headrail

Measuring For Outside Mount Multiple Shades on One Headrail

Overall Shade Width - Measure the desired width. For maximum privacy and window coverage, add an additional 3" to total width of window.

Left Shade Width - Measure the width that you want the left shade to cover.

Right Shade Width - Measure the width that you want the right shade to cover. The left shade width, plus the right shade width must equal the overall shade width.

Height - Measure the window from the top to the bottom for the desired height. For maximum privacy and window coverage, add at least 3" to overall height of the window.

Order the left shade first when placing the order.

Notes

The left shade width plus the right shade width must equal the overall shade width.

There will be a 1/2" inner space between the fabric on the left and right shades to allow for shades to operate independently.

Available in all operating systems except Top Down/Bottom Up.

Horizontal pattern alignment between shades is not guaranteed.

Must include Classic or Wood Valance.

A continuous valance up to 96" is available for Classic and Wood Valance; after 96" valance will be spliced.

Lift control will be located on the outside of each shade.

Not available with Angle Top, Cathedral or Cutout option.