1.What are outside mount blinds?
Outside mount blinds are a type of window treatment that is mounted on the outside of a window frame, door, or onto the wall around the window. They are a great choice for rooms with limited space, as they do not require any extra space inside the window frame for installation. Outside mount blinds come in a variety of materials, including wood, faux wood, aluminum, vinyl and polyester.
2. The benefits of outside mount blinds
There are a few key benefits to outside mount blinds that make them a great window treatment option for many homes and businesses.
First, outside mount blinds are very versatile and can be used in a variety of situations. They can be used to cover windows of all sizes, shapes, and heights, and they can be used to create a variety of looks.
Additionally, outside mount blinds can be used to create privacy and block out light, making them ideal for bedrooms and bathrooms.
Finally, outside mount blinds are relatively easy to install and operate, making them a great option for those who are not familiar with window treatments.
3. How to measure for outside mount blinds
When measuring for your outside mount blinds, it is important to take several factors into account in order to ensure a perfect fit. Here are the main things you need to keep in mind:
First, you need to decide where you want to install your blinds. The most common placement is on the window trim, but you can also install them on the wall above the trim, or on the ceiling.
Next, measure the width of the area you want to cover. For a standard window, you will should measure the width at the top. Use the widest measurement, and round down to the nearest 1/8". Now measure the height of the area you want to cover. Take the largest measurement down the middle and add up to 3 inches (you can't have to much fabric).
Finally, take into account the depth of your window trim, as this will affect how far your blinds need to extend out from the window. Rolli fits all windows with special brackets, but keep all of these measurements in mind when shopping for your outside mount blinds, and be sure to provide them to the manufacturer or retailer so they can custom-fit the blinds for you. With a little careful planning, you can achieve the perfect look for your home.
4. How to install outside mount blinds
First, gather the tools and materials you will need. You will need a tape measure, drill, drill bit, screwdriver, screws and the blinds themselves.
Next, take accurate measurements of the area where you will be mounting the blinds. It is important to get precise measurements, as this will ensure that your blinds fit properly. Once you have your measurements, it is time to mark the mounting points.
Mark the left and right positions using the tape measure to ensure it is the distance apart for your shade. Drill pilot holes at these marks, and then insert the screws. Be sure to use the appropriate screws for the type of surface you are mounting the blinds on.
Finally, insert the blinds into the mounting brackets and tighten the screws. Test the blinds to make sure they are functioning properly. If they are not, make any necessary adjustments. Outside mount blinds are a great way to add privacy and style to your home. With proper installation, they will provide you with many years of use.
5. Tips for choosing the right outside mount blinds for your home
When choosing outside mount blinds for your home, there are a few things to keep in mind.
First, consider the size and shape of your windows. You'll want to make sure the blinds are big enough to cover the entire window, but not so big that they look out of proportion.
Second, think about the style of your home. Outside mount blinds come in a variety of styles of fabrics and motorization options, so you'll want to choose something that compliments the overall look of your home.
Finally, keep in mind the function of the blinds. Are you looking for something to block out the sun, or simply for decoration? By keeping these things in mind, you'll be sure to choose the right outside mount blinds for your home.