Measuring Vertical Blind Headrails

young couple standing on a window sill measuring a window

Grab your tape measure and let’s get measuring… For measuring windows, and many other items, 8th’s is a common fraction to measure to. For windows, blinds, and for our application, Vertical Blind Headrails, measuring down to the nearest 8th is industry standard. A tape measure, which is also called measuring tape, is a type of […]

Vertical Blind Valance Types

There are 2 basic valance types for vertical blinds… Both types are usually fastened to the vertical blind headrail using valance clips which are commonly made of plastic. The Channel Panel Valance is a single slat type that covers the headrail as a fascia. There is no top, or cover on these types of valances, […]

Vertical Blind Diagram

vertical blind components diagram example

Here’s a very simple vertical blind diagram… This diagram is that of a 3 1/2″ vertical blind with standard features. Note its essential parts and names, as this is how they are most commonly known. This type of blind may vary greatly in materials used, but its basic parts and functions are the same. In […]

Vertical Blind Stack Positions

vertical blind room setting

There are the 3 basic stack positions for vertical blinds, draperies, and vertical honeycomb shades Stack positions are oriented looking at them from the inside, where the vertical blind is mounted. The Left stack position has the vane slats stacking on the left. They will draw to the right where the vanes can be tilted closed. […]