Determining the thickness of the string you need is critical, but it is also important to figure out how many feet of string you’ll need to restring your vertical blind or traverse rod. When restringing vertical blinds and traverse rods, the formula used to estimate the length of string you will need is: 2 x […]
Determining the thickness of the string you need for a blind repair is critical, but it is also helpful to determine how much string you need length-wise. When repairing RV Day/Night shades, the formula for estimating the length of string you will need is: 2.5 x Width + Height = String length needed (String length needed) […]
How to measure your string to get the right thickness. It’s important and easy!
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:
Choosing a continuous cord loop for your shade is easy when you follow these 2 steps: If you need to purchase a continuous cord loop, click HERE.
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 […]