Question: How deep should inside mount blinds be?

3⁄4 is the minimum depth required for inside mount blinds.

How many inches needed for inside mount blinds?

As a general rule: 2 horizontal blinds such as faux wood blinds and wood blinds need at least 1.5 inches and 3 for a flush mount. Honeycomb Shades for instance require less space needing just under 1 depth and 2 for a flush mount blind.

How much depth do you need for inside mount vertical blinds?

Inside installations require at least 2 1/2” of space behind each track to open vertical slats. Requires 3” of depth for flush inside mounts and 2” of depth for standard inside mounts. Refer to outside mount instructions if window frame isnt deep enough.

How much space on either side of inside mount blinds?

Inside mount blinds are installed inside the window casing or door, or wall to wall in a room. The window casing must be at least 2 3/4 deep for flush track mount or 3 3/4 deep for flush vane mount (See diagram above). Window should have a minimum recessed space of 2 3/8 for inside mount.

How deep should blinds be?

When measuring for window blinds you should always make sure you have enough depth in your windows to mount the blinds. Each blind has specifications needed to mount them. A typical 2 inch window blind needs a minimum of an inch and a half but at least 3 inches for a flush mount.

How much space do you need between blind and window frame?

To minimize light leakage and ensure privacy the blind should overlap the window opening by 4 on each side for a total of 8 on entire width. 2) Measure distance from where the top of the blind will be located to the window sill. The blind should overlap the window opening on the top and the bottom by at least 3.

What is inside Mount depth?

A: The minimum inside mounting depth is shallowest window frame depth that will allow you to mount your blinds safely. The fully recessed inside mounting depth is the amount of space needed for the shade to be installed and not protrude beyond the window molding.

Should blind valance be flush?

1) Mounting flush with the wall gives a cleaner look, as it hides the depth of the window sill itself and gives a smooth surface against your wall. We recommend this in most cases if you are mostly concerned with aesthetics.

How much space do you need between blinds and windows?

To minimize light leakage and ensure privacy the blind should overlap the window opening by 4 on each side for a total of 8 on entire width. 2) Measure distance from where the top of the blind will be located to the window sill. The blind should overlap the window opening on the top and the bottom by at least 3.

How much should I deduct for interior mount blinds?

When you specify inside mount, we will make a size deduction to allow for operating clearance. We will deduct up to 1/4″ from each side (on vertical blinds there is also a height deduction of 1/4″). The deductions are made so that the blind will not rub or scratch your window frame.

Should inside mount blinds be flush?

1) Mounting flush with the wall gives a cleaner look, as it hides the depth of the window sill itself and gives a smooth surface against your wall. We recommend this in most cases if you are mostly concerned with aesthetics.

What is minimum flush inside mount depth?

Minimum flush-mount depth is the depth needed to mount the product fully into the recess of the window. This means that the product will not protrude from the window opening, so it appears flush with your wall.

What is a valance return on a blind?

A valance return is the side pieces added to a standard valance. With a standard inside mount blind the valance is cut to fit within the window frame and is one piece of molding. On outside mount blinds this covers the sides of the headrail and the brackets.

Where should blinds be hung?

You can either mount your blinds inside or outside of the casing. Hanging the blinds outside means your window look bigger but when you hang your blinds inside, your window looks slimmer. When you need to mount your blinds outside, measure along the outside edges of the casing that surrounds the window.

What is inside Mount deduction?

When you specify inside mount, we will make a size deduction to allow for operating clearance. We will deduct up to 1/4″ from each side (on vertical blinds there is also a height deduction of 1/4″). The deductions are made so that the blind will not rub or scratch your window frame.

How do you install inside mount blinds?

2:414:04How to install blinds - inside mount installation - YouTubeYouTube

What is the difference between inside mount and flush mount?

Minimum flush-mount depth is the depth needed to mount the product fully into the recess of the window. The minimum inside-mount depth is the depth of flat mounting space needed to securely install the product inside the window.

Do blinds look better in the recess?

The inside of a recess is a perfectly viable option for fitting a blind. Indeed, Venetian blinds, which are used to provide privacy as well as light control, by altering the angle of the slats, often simply look better when they are fitted to the dimensions of the recess, covering both the window and its frame.

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