How to Install Double Roller Blinds
Installing a double roller blind is quick and easy with our how to guide. Grab your tools and follow the below instructions to accurately fit and operate your blind. You will need to provide your own screws as the type required varies greatly depending upon the surfaces you are fixing to. You will need screws suitable for the material you are installing into. If you need any assistance along the way please give us a call or start a live chat with our highly trained customer support team.
What You'll Need
To install your new blinds you will need the below tools.
Deciding where to mount the brackets
Ensure that brackets are positioned a suitable distance away from any window, door handles or any other obstructions to allow the blind to operate smoothly.
If the blind is to be fitted outside the window ensure that measurement C is the same. Follow instructions for face fixing to calculate C (A-B)/2.
For isntallation inside the recess, either top fix to the lintel or face fix bracket to the window frame.
Double Roller Brackets
The Front blind is always the top blind, the back blind is the lower blind. Ensure brackets are positioned as shown with curved edge to the bottom
Option 1: Top Fixing
If you’re fixing the bracket to the underside of the window recess (B), measure and mark the distance (D), allowing for obstructions like handles that protrude into the recess area. Hold each bracket in place and mark the hole positions. Drill a suitable hole and fit each bracket using suitable screws. Please ensure fixings are suitable for the wall/ surface to which you are mounting the brackets.
Option 2: Face Fixing
If your fixing the bracket to the face of the wall, or the window frame, hold each bracket in place and mark the hole positions with a pencil. Drill a suitable hole and fit each bracket using suitable screws. Please ensure fixings are suitable for the wall/ surface to which you are mounting the brackets.
Option 2: Side Fixing
For a side fixing, position the brackets allowing for obstructions like handles that protrude into the recess area. Hold each bracket into place and mark the hole positions. Fit each bracket using suitable screws. Please ensure fixings are suitable for the wall/surface to which you are mounting the brackets.
Inserting the Bottom Roller
Install the rear (bottom) blind first, by placing the sprung end in first, keeping the sprung end depressed fit control end into bracket.
Holding the fully-wound blind, insert the idle pin end into the bracket as shown
With the Idle pin end now in place. Insert the control end into the opposite bracket by depressing the pin end. Then, pull down vertically until the control end clicks into position.
Inserting the Top Roller
Repeat the process for the front (top) blind.
To stop the chains tangling use the chain clip to direct the top (front) blind away from the lower blind chain.
If your blind is supplied with a child safe easy break chain connector, there is no requirement to fit an additional child safety device.
Each safety device must be installed at the maximum distance possible from the control mechanism to prevent the looped chain becoming slack.
Place the safety device on the wall and mark the positioning of the screw holes. Drill holes using a suitable drill bit. Place device into position ensuring the chain is fully taut.
Fitting the Safety Device
Screw the safety device securely to the wall using suitable fixings.
Diagram 1 below shows the fabric running off from the right-hand side of the blind.
To correct the run-off, unroll the fabric, place a 25mm piece of sticky tape onto the tube (Diagram 2) at the opposite end of the blind to the run-off. Fully wind the blind up. Repeat until the fabric is no longer running-off.
Young children can be strangled by loops in pull cords, chains, tapes and inner cords that operate the product.
To avoid strangulation and entanglement, keep cords out of the reach of young children.
Cords may become wrapped around a child’s neck.
Move beds, cots and furniture away from window covering cords. Do not tie cords together. Make sure cords do not twist and create a loop.
Your new blind is maintenance free, however we recommend that regular visual checks are completed to ensure that no components have been damaged, which could result in operating difficulties and/or cause a safety risk.
If any maintenance is required please contact us right away.