How Much String Needed – Horizontal Blind or Shade

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

String Routing in a Top Down – Bottom Up Honeycomb Shade

At first glance, a Top-Down, Bottom-Up Honeycomb Shade may seem complicated, as far as the string routing.  But, truth be known, it’s a lot simpler than it looks. Basically, in a Top-Down, Bottom-Up Honeycomb Shades, the strings connected to the Bottom Rail go up through the shade, through the Middle Rail, into the Top Rail, and out […]

“Explosive” Blind Diagrams

Fix My Blinds has created a very useful “Identify Your Part” feature that incorporates exploded diagrams with mouseover features.   These detailed diagrams are specifically designed to help you figure out what part(s) you need for your blind repair. The mouseover capability links directly to the specific parts for easy access.  Here is the link to […]