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How to fit blinds?

Once you've measured and ordered your blind, the next (and final) stage is fitting. This is where your hard work all comes together and, before you know it, your windows will look all the brighter for some fresh, new blinds!

However, this is the stage where you may feel least confident. Each blind type needs fitting in a slightly different way after all, but the important thing is to not worry, and just follow each guide step-by-step. 

Your blind will be supplied with fitting instructions, but we've put some more extensive information together for you here, so you can get all the help you need when it comes to hanging your new blinds. Whether you need a hand fitting blinds for your conservatory or a sleek roller blind, click through below for some more information.
 
Fitting Vertical Blinds

Fitting Vertical Blinds

Our made-to-measure blinds are designed to fit perfectly into your home, and our precision is what makes our vertical blinds easy to hang. Here, we've got all the information you'll need to hang your new vertical blinds perfectly. Best of luck - not that you'll need it!
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Fitting Cruze Vertical Blinds

Fitting Cruze Vertical Blinds

Fitting your new Cruze vertical blinds doesn't need to cause you any bother. With our easy to follow fitting guides you will have your made to measure blinds fitted in no time.
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Fitting Roller Blinds

Fitting Roller Blinds

Perfect for most rooms in the home, roller blinds are available in multiple designs, with varying styles and finishes. As Direct Blinds offer a made-to-measure service, it shouldn't be necessary to trim yours down, making this a simple and easy blind to hang.
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Fitting Wooden Blinds

Fitting Wooden Blinds

Adding a touch of elegance to any room, wooden blinds are a great way to precisely limit the amount of light coming through, making them perfect for sun-facing windows. They're also brilliant for providing year-round insulation. Fitting them is a simple process but can require a gentle handling of the fittings, so be sure to read through the instructions in full before you start.
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Fitting Roman Blinds

Fitting Roman Blinds

A sure-fire way to inject some personality into a room, roman blinds are also an easy way to add a pop of colour. Whether you opt for subtle shades or plucky prints, they're easy to install and come made-to-measure.
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Fitting Metal Venetian Blinds

Fitting Metal Venetian Blinds

Great for light control, and a welcome addition in any space that's channelling a minimalist or industrial vibe, metal venetian blinds are practical as well great looking when measured and installed correctly. Fitting these venetian blinds can be simple, but be sure to read through all the instructions properly before you begin.
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Fitting Perfect Fit Blinds

Fitting Perfect Fit Blinds

Whether you're looking to fit a Perfect Fit Venetian, pleated or roller blind, installation couldn't be easier. Here, you don't need to drill or screw anything into the surrounding walls - simply follow the below instructions, and you'll be hanging perfectly fitting blinds in no time at all!
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Fitting Electric Roller Blinds

Fitting Electric Roller Blinds

Perfect for most rooms in the home, electric roller blinds are available in multiple designs, with varying styles and finishes.
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Fitting Panel Blinds

Fitting Panel Blinds

Panel blinds are sleek, stylish and perfect for larger windows. Offering all the privacy you need when closed, and a contemporary yet homely look when drawn back, panel blinds are a great choice for any room in your home
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Fitting Vision Day and Night Blinds

Fitting Vision Day and Night Blinds

If you're looking for a means through which you can have complete control over the amount of light coming into a room in your home, you need look no further than the Vision day and night blind. What's more, it's incredibly easy to fit them on your windows!
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Fitting Softshade Day and Night Blinds

Fitting Softshade Day and Night Blinds

Day and night blinds combine opaque and translucent horizontal stripes. These can be altered and dimmed to provide you more or less privacy depending on your mood. They’re perfect for adding style and elegance to any room of the home. With a wide variety of day and night shades, you’ll find something to suit your home in our range of Day and Night roller blinds.
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Fitting Conservatory Blinds

Fitting Conservatory Blinds

Fitting conservatory blinds can take a while because of all the windows you have to consider, but once you've completed one or two you'll get into the swing of it! Vertical blinds, pleated blinds and solar-coated roller blinds are all ideal for conservatories. As you will usually not have a recess to fit the blind to, face-fix brackets should be used to secure conservatory blinds.
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Fitting Neat Fit Blinds

Fitting Neat Fit Blinds

The end caps on the head and bottom rails simply slide between the glass and rubber gasket. This unique pressure fit design ensures simple installation with no lasting damage to your window frames.
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Fitting Skylight Roller Blinds

Fitting Skylight Roller Blinds

See our useful fitting instructions for tips how to install our luxury skylight roof blinds
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Fitting Pleated Blinds

Fitting Pleated Blinds

Pleated blinds offer an attractive alternative to Venetian or roller blinds, and they're just as simple to install as any other type. Follow the instructions below and you'll have your pleated blind installed in no time.
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Fitting Clip & Fit Blinds

Fitting Clip & Fit Blinds

The ends of your Clip and Fit blinds slide between the glass and rubber gasket on your window. The pressure design will ensure a simple installation without damaging your window.
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Fitting Curtains

Fitting Curtains

Whether you're looking to hang short length, full length, patterned or black-out curtains, hanging them properly can really make a huge difference to the look of a room. Here, we'll take you through the process of hanging a curtain rail, curtain pole and getting those curtains hung as easily as possible.
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Fitting Pleated Skylight Blinds

Fitting Pleated Skylight Blinds

Pleated roof blinds provide a chic finish to your skylight windows and they’re so simple to fit. Follow the instructions below and you’ll have your new pleated roof blinds fitted in no time.
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