How to Install Valances for Soft Vertical Shades

 
 

Before you begin:

The following illustrations show installed examples of some common valance styles. Refer to the installation that matches your valance.

Channel Valance

Fabric Valance

Estate™ Valance

 

Please refer to the illustrated examples above to determine which clips and instructions you will need.

Clip for Channel Valance

Clip for Fabric Valance

Clip for Estate™ Valance

 

Channel Valance

Step 1

Attach the valance clips to the headrail

  • Slide one valance clip into each end of the headrail channel. Swivel remaining clips into headrail from above and space them evenly between the ends. Make sure clips do not interfere with the headrail mounting brackets.
 

Step 2

Assemble the returns (outside-mount)

  • Press the corner piece into the return and then into the valance, as shown. Repeat for the other end.
 

Step 3

Attach the valance to the headrail

  • Align the channel on the back of the valance with the tabs on the valance clips.
  • Hook the top edge of the channel onto the upper tab, and pivot the valance down until it clips into place.
 

Fabric Valance

Step 1

Attach the valance clips to the headrail

  • Slide one valance clip into each end of the headrail channel. Swivel remaining clips into headrail from above and space them evenly between the ends. Make sure clips do not interfere with the headrail mounting brackets.
 

Step 2

Assemble the returns (outside-mount)

  • Slide the returns all the way onto the corner pieces.
  • Slide the valance onto the corner pieces so that the angled corners of the return and valance touch.
 

Step 3

Attach the valance to the headrail

  • Align the channel on the back of the valance with the tabs on the valance clips.
  • Hook the top edge of the channel onto the upper tab, and pivot the valance down until it clips into place.
 

Estate™ Valance

Step 1

Attach the valance clips to the headrail

  • Determine and mark the desired mounting location for the valance clips. One clip must be placed flush at each end of the valance. Make sure clips do not interfere with the headrail mounting brackets.
  • Attach the valance clips to the valance using the included wood screws, 2 wood screws per clip. Do not overtighten.
 

Step 2

Attach the Valance to the Headrail

  • Insert the clip into the headrail channel so that the rear lip of the channel fits into the groove on the clip as shown.
  • Press in on the valance and pivot it down so that the front tab on the clip engages the front lip of the headrail channel.
 

Step 3

Attach the finials to the Valance

  • Thread the decorative finial into the center channel of the valance clip.
  • Repeat for the other end.