Measuring for Window Coverings
Hunter Douglas recommends using a window covering professional to measure + install your window shades + blinds for proper fit + function. Most authorized Hunter Douglas dealers will include this
service when purchasing a new product.
Measurement + Installation
Anything less than a perfect fit means less than a perfect look. So when you're ready to find the right window covering, you'll want to make the most of your investment by hiring a professional
- Measure each window thoroughly. This includes horizontal measurements at the top, center + bottom, + vertical measurements along both sides + at the center. Then take the additional + important
step of measuring diagonally too. These measurements combined will reveal whether or not your window is square.
- If a window isn't square, consider an outside mount, installing the window covering above your opening.
- If your window treatment telescopes to one side as it is raised, the window may not be level. Many shades have an adjustable bottom rail weight. It can be moved to compensate for the window frame
+ prevent telescoping.