Harvey's DIY Tips: How to Install Blinds Yourself

Harvey's DIY Tips: How to Install Blinds Yourself

Normally, I'm not really the kind of guy who likes to get his hands dirty. But it when it comes to window blinds, I'm more than happy to roll up my sleeves and do it myself because if you know what you're doing, installing blinds yourself is a great way to save money.

Luckily for all you readers out there, I'm an expert in all things DIY! So, to find out everything you need to know about installing DIY blinds, keep reading.

How to install blinds: 3 simple steps

    Measure Meticulously

    All of the curtains and blinds we sell at online at Half Price Blinds are made to measure, so you need to make sure you get your measurements correct. It's crucial that you get this step right, otherwise you could end up paying for blinds that don't fit your windows. As I always say, measure once, measure twice, and measure again just to be sure!

    I'd recommend taking your measurements using a steel ruler or tape and recording in millimetres (mm), to ensure the result is as accurate as possible. When measuring, always look out for things like window handles or tiles and take their position into account if necessary, to ensure a perfect fit. For more measuring tips, check out our blog on the complete checklist of measuring blinds.

    Place Your Order

    Once you've measured and triple-checked your measurements, it's time to order! To get a quote, simply enter the dimensions of your window for the certain type of blinds you'd like to buy on our website, then customise and place your order!

    If you’d like to know roughly how long it will take for our team to manufacture and ship your DIY blinds, please refer to this guide on payment and delivery.

    Easy Installation

    Installation of each different type of window blind, may vary for each product. But rest assured, I've made it my goal to make it as easy as possible for you. Once your brand-new DIY blinds arrive, simply jump online and select the product you will be installing from my handy how-to install guide.

    Here, you'll find step-by-step instructions and videos that will show you exactly how to install your new blinds.

Installing Blinds FAQs

    How much does it cost to install blinds?

    The cost to install blinds depends on where you shop. As all of our products are DIY, we can pass factory-direct savings onto our customers compared to other companies who charge additional fees for installation.

    The cost of installing new blinds in your home or office will vary depending on factors like the size of the window, fabric and the style you decide on. Roller blinds, Venetian blinds and vertical blinds are all some of our most affordable products, with prices starting from as little as $60.

    How to install different types of blinds?

    Different types of blinds require a different approach to installation. Lucky for you, we have easy installation written instructions and videos for all of the blinds, curtains, shutters and awnings that we sell. Find the individual product guide you’re looking for on our frequently asked questions page.

Interested in our range of online curtains and blinds? Why not get in touch! You can reach us via Facebook or by calling my Australian customer support team on 1300 699 041, and they'll beat any competing in-store or online blinds quote you may have by a huge 10 percent!

You can find all of our shutters, awnings, curtains and blinds online for the lowest prices, guaranteed. Plus, we deliver Australia-wide from Perth to the east coast and offer free shipping on metro orders over $449. For all other orders, shipping is $27.



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