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Installing Blinds & Shades

Window blinds block sunlight to help keep the house cool and save energy during the summer months, but they also provide privacy for the home. At Factory Direct Blinds, we want to help you find the perfect window blinds and window shades and also make it easy for you to discover how to install them yourself. With our simple installation guides for window blinds, we make installing window coverings easy.

Learn How To Install Blinds With Easy Step-By-Step Instructions

Nearly all categories of window coverings follow the same basic steps -

You'll need a measuring tape, a few screws, a level, and possibly some pre-drilling depending on the window casing.

Purchase window treatments specific to your measurements; attach the brackets using a drill, place the headrail into the brackets, attach the valance to the headrail, and secure the window blind wand (if necessary) to complete the process.

Installation Instructions

For more detailed instructions on how to install cordless shades, horizontal shades, zebra shades, vertical blinds, mini blinds, sheer shades, roman shades, cellular shades, and roller shades. please select the appropriate category below.

Vertical Blind Installation Instructions

Mini-Blind Installation Instructions

Horizontal Blind Installation Instructions

Zebra Shade Installation Instructions

Roman Shade Installation Instructions

Cellular Shade Installation Instructions

Roller Shade Installation Instructions

Cordless Pleated Shades Installation Instructions

Motorized Sheer Shade Installation Instructions