Fix My Blinds has a guide that identifies the string your cellular / honeycomb shade needs based on brand – Click Here. It’s important to indentify the exact string diameter you need before restringing your shade. If you have any doubts, please follow our ‘How to Measure String Diameter’ video:
Follow this process to remove a Garber / Bali Crystalpleat honeycom shade: For more blind repair instruction, click HERE.
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 […]
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 […]
Blind repairs vary based on the type and style of blind. Here are some examples of common repairs: Mini-Blind: Mini blinds consist of ½”, 1” or 1 ½” horizontal slats that stack at the top of the window. Slats are typically made of aluminum, plastic, or wood. Common Repairs: Tilt mechanism replacement; lift cord replacement; […]
String that is used in blinds and shades is 100% polyester and is woven to withstand the rigors of blind operation. This type of string is NOT commonly sold in stores of any kind, so it must be either special ordered from a blind manufacturer, or ordered from Fix My Blinds. There are many different diameter […]
Cord condensers come in many shapes and sizes. Despite their varying appearance, they essentially do the same thing. That is, combine a set of strings in the condenser, that connects to a single ‘tassel’ cord. Here’s several video’s on cord condensers: