Skip to content

How Much String Needed – Horizontal Blind or Shade

by on July 10, 2014

Here’s a good formula you can use to determine how much string you’ll need to restring a horizontal blind or shade:

calculate how much string needed to restring a blind

It’s a generous estimate that allows enough overage to compensate for any small measuring mistakes. Make sure to account for all of the string that might be hidden within fabric, if you’re estimating for a shade.  A good way to determine how many strings run through a blind or shade is to look at the bottom of the product.  Strings are usually tied off at the bottom, so look for the buttons that cover, or hold the lift strings.

For a top/down – bottom/up shade, make sure to count all of the strings as there are 2 strings routed through a given route hole.

To buy blind string and parts, visit Fix My Blinds.com

One Comment
  1. Reblogged this on My Blind Repair.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: