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How To Measure Your Windows
1, 2, 3 Easy Steps to Correctly measure Your Windows
1. Choose Mount Type
Start by looking at your window to decide how you want your blinds to fit, recess or face fit.
Recess Fit is where the curtains or blinds are installed inside the window framing.
Face Fit is where the curtains or blinds are installed on or above the window framing (Architrave) width)
2. Measure Window
Measuring for Recess Fit
Measure the width at 3 points across to check the window is square. If uneven the narrowest Of the 3 measurements is to be used.
Measure the drop at 3 points to check your window is square. If uneven the shortest measurement will be used.
Keep in mind: If you do choose recess fit your blinds, You will need to ensure that window locks or handles will not interfere with the blind and that light will show through gaps on either side. For greater light block out choose face fit.
Measuring for Face Fit (Outside Mount)
Measure the width of the window from side of architrave to other outer side of architrave.
Measure the drop from the top of the architrave edge to the bottom of the sill or the floor.
3. Choose Mount Type
Record all your measurements and widow details on the attached window measurement work sheet.
Record all measurements in millimetres (mm) This will ensure accuracy of selecting the right sized blind for your windows.
Spotlight has the largest and widest range of window furnishing to suit any room in your house. If you need further help bring your measurements to any spotlight store and our friendly staff will be able to advise and help you with your window furnishings needs.