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How to Measure your Windows

General Overview:
Measuring your Interior Shutters is easy. Let's start with a few general rules that apply to all of the window treatments we sell. Remember, it's best to measure TWICE and order ONCE.

Rule 1. Always use a steel tape measure. Never try to measure your windows with a cloth tape.

Rule 2. Measure down to the nearest eighth of an inch and do not round your measurements. Meaning don't measure 35 3/8" and call it 36".

Rule 3. When writing down your measurements be sure to indicate which measurement is the width and which is the height and ALWAYS note the width first, then the height. A common mistake customers make is transposing the numbers. Be sure not to get them backwards. Since these are custom made products it's generally very hard to have a size modified and can get costly to have them remade.
Measuring Example: your window is 36 3/8" wide by 60 1/4" high (tall). Your written measurements would look something like this... 36 3/8" x 60 1/4"

Rule 4. Inside Mount Only - Do NOT take any deductions . Our factory takes those allowances. You need to provide us with your EXACT WINDOW SIZE OPENING, do not use the size of an existing window treatment in that window.

Rule 5. Outside Mount Only - Do NOT add any additions. Our factory adds the size of the outside frame which you ordered. You need to provide us with your EXACT WINDOW SIZE OPENING, do not use the size of an existing window treatment in that window.









Measuring for a French Door


When ordering for a french door blind select Outside Mount and give the exact measurements that you want the shutter to be, not the size of the window or glass. The overall size of the shutter is up to you, just make sure you avoid any obstructions such as lever door handles (see obstructions in pic on right) or window cranks and allow for proper window light coverage.
One other important note: Stand back and look at the door from the inside of your home. Note which side is hinged and which side has the door knob/handle. Example: Picture on right shows the lever handle on right side of door so you would want to order your hinges on the left for this application.

Standard French door measuring:

Width: Measure the width of the window glass/trim, but make sure that it will be free from any obstructions.

Height: Measure the height of the window glass/trim, but make sure that it will be free from any obstructions.

Frame: Choose your frame, best would be outside L-frame, but do not add the size of the frame, the manufacturer will do it for you.



 
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