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How to Measure Roman Shades


 
Measure For Inside Mounting

Measuring For Inside Mount Roman Shades

Find Width:

Measure exact distance between inside surfaces of window frame at the top, middle, and bottom, and use the narrowest width. Do not make any width deductions. Factory will automatically deduct 3/8" from fabric width.

Find Height:

Measure exact distance from inside surface at top of window to sill. 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.

Minimum Mounting Depth *
  Custom Order
Cordless Shades 1/2"
Standard Shades 5/8"
* 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 Roman Shades

Find Width:

Measure exact distance between the outermost points where the shade is to be placed. This measurement should overlap each side of window frame by at least 1-1/2". Factory makes no deduction from your shade width dimension.

Find Height:

Measure exact distance from where top of shade will be located to top of sill. If there is no sill or if shade is to overlap window frame, measure to point shade is to reach.

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.

Notes

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

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

Corded Top Down/Bottom Up not available.


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

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

For standard shades, controls will be located on the left side of the left shade and the right side of the right shade.

Fabrics cannot be seamed or overlapped.

Corded Top Down/Bottom Up not available.