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Measuring Guide for Blinds & Shades

Whether this is your first time or you're an old DIY pro, knowing how to how to measure your windows for blinds and shades is the first step to successful installation. Before you shop for brand new Bali custom window treatments, make sure you have all your measurements ready to go—this will make it easier in the long run.


Step 1: Have the Right Tools for the Job

Getting the job done right is all about having the right tools at your disposal. Take a look below for the tools, tips, and tricks you need to get perfect measurements.

  • Use a steel tape measure, never cloth.
  • Print out the measuring guide you need. It'll be a good reference—plus you'll have a place to write down your measurements.
  • Measure each window individually. Even the smallest differences make all the difference.
  • Write down all of your measurements clearly. Your best bet is to go with pencil, just in case your first measurements need a little reworking.
  • Round your measurements to the nearest 1/8". You don't need to be perfect (but it doesn't hurt to try.)

Step 3: Measure Your Windows. Order Your Product!

Remember the golden rule: Measure twice, install once. Be sure to double-check all your measurements—it'll save you hassle in the long run.

After you have all the numbers down, it's time to buy! Browse online or locate a store near you to browse in person. For more advice, contact our friendly customer support team.

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