Measuring Roman Blinds

We have gathered together instructions on how to measure your Roman Blinds. You may fit the blinds to the wall (Outside Roman blind) or inside a window recess. Our blinds have the wall / ceiling brackets included, as well as screws and wall plugs. We only use strong sidewinder (chain) mechanisms, to match the high quality of our blinds. Should you have any doubts on measurements after reading this, please Contact us for an advice.

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Measuring a Window for an Outside Roman Blind

Width A is the width of roman blind
Measure the width that you would like your roman blind to be.
This measurement is called ’Outside Recess’ (See fig. 1).

Drop B is the roman blind drop
Measure the height where you would like the top of your roman blind to be. Please note that you should include 5 cm above the window frame to allow for the headrail to be fitted to the wall.

Your blind will be made to given measurements.

Fitting Height is the distance from the top of the blind to the floor. We need to know the fitting for child safety reasons, in order to calculate the best chain drop for your blinds.


How to measure an outside roman blind - Ada & Ina

 

Measuring a Window for an Inside Roman Blind

When fitted inside a window recess, the blind will be fitted to the top of the recess. Our blinds have the wall / ceiling brackets included.

Width A is the width of roman blind
Measure the width of your window recess from wall to wall and DEDUCT 1 cm to ensure your blind can operate smoothly and fits within the recess.

Total width - 1 cm = Total Width for Inside the Inside Roman Blind
This measurement is called ’Inside Recess’ (See fig. 2).

Drop B is the roman blind drop
Measure the height of your window recess from top to sill.

Fitting Height is the distance from the top of the blind to the floor. We need this for child safety reasons.

How to measure an inside roman blind - Ada & Ina

 

 

 

Photos and information about Ada & Ina's Roman blinds

The height of the roman blinds, when fully pulled up, is normally between 22 and 29 cm, typically around 25 cm:

Height of roman blind when fully pulled up

 

Our Roman blinds always include screws, plugs and wall / ceiling brackets. The brackets are fixed to the wall (or ceiling). There are two or more brackets included, depending on the width of the Roman blind:

Roman blind wall brackets and fitting

 

The depth of the Roman blind mechanism is 4.5 cm, meaning the blind will come out 4.5 from the wall / surface it is fixed to:

Depth of the roman blind mechanism is 4.5 cm

 

The back side facing the window will look like this:

Back side of a roman blind, from the window side

 

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