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Create top-down blinds for a fraction of the cost of special order blinds!
Why Create Your Own Top-Down Blinds? My reasons are simple. I live in an apartment. It is temporary housing, and therefore I don't want to spend the nearly ...
Step 3: Un-knot the strings on the bottom and allow for about five inches of string. Carefully turn the blinds over. If you are too rough the strings ...
Cut each of the strings on the top of the blinds. These are what allow for the open/close function of mini blinds, and are no longer necessary.
If done correctly the knots will be hidden and there will be no problems adhering the new shades.
Allow for enough slack to move around the bottom bar. If you bought more complex blinds, you will need to attach the top bar of the complex blinds ...
The temporary blinds do not have much weight on their bottom. For this reason I removed the metal rod from inside of the top bar (this rod allowed ...
Remove the existing blinds. Make sure that they are raised prior to removing them. If you do not have existing blinds, use the instructions that came with the ...
The existing blinds may not need to be completely removed. If they are compatible with your new blinds, simply slide the covers from the end and slide out ...
Don't Forget! You may want to keep the existing blinds if (like me) you live in an apartment. Otherwise your landlord may ask you to buy new ones ...
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