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Old 08-03-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
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We need to install some horizontal blinds on our windows. The size of the window causes us to have to mount it from the inside the window frame, unless we pay custom pricing. We prefer not to if we can avoid it.

i have enclosed a picture of our window frame. We have a 1/2" mounting space and the wood is manufactured instead of being real wood. You can see the mounting space to the left of the metal bracket in the picture.

Is there anyway to make this happen?

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Old 08-03-2010, 07:15 PM   #2
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You can have Levelor blinds cut to size at Home Depot. Cost is under $20.00, even for large windows.
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Ask for "micro blinds" they are 3/4" (i think) instead of the standard 1" minis.
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Thanks for the suggestions. However, my problem is the mounting space, for the brackets, inside of the windows. I only have 1/2" of space and the surface isn't real wood either.

All the mounting brackets I have seen are much wider. Do any of you know of a workaround?

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Here you go, this link should help you out: http://designerblinds.com/CSTips/CSTips_036.htm
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Thanks, that is what I need. Now I just need to find where they sell them locally. Any ideas, I looked online at Sears, Lowes and Home Depot?
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You can try your local blind store and if they donít have them in stock Iím sure they can order them for you.
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Thanks again.
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No problem, we are all here to help one another outÖ
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