How to Measure for Blinds, Shades, and Shutters

Whether you're a passionate perfectionist or seeking a stress-free solution, we've got the tips you need to measure your windows correctly.

Ready for a surprisingly painless method of getting your windows measured correctly? Follow these three easy steps to get started with the perfect measurements:

  1. Always use a steel measuring tape to record your window sizes. They're more accurate and easier to control.
  2. Choose an Inside Mount or Outside Mount window treatment. Inside Mounts fit inside your window frame and look sleek and clean. Outside Mounts are installed above and around your window frame, which can make your windows look bigger.
  3. Measure each window in three places: across the top, middle, and bottom. Use the lowest measurement as the size for your window.
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Aluminum Blinds

Strong, sleek, and low-cost, aluminum mini blinds offer tons of colors and options that make a unique statement wherever they are.

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Cellular Shades

Also called honeycomb shades, cellular shades come in crisp fabrics that offer superior insulation and numerous control styles, colors, pleat sizes, and filtering options.

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Zebra Shades (Dual Sheer)

Made up of 2 layers of alternating soft, sheer fabric, these shades can be customized to offer privacy while still letting light through your window.

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Faux Wood Blinds

Faux Wood blinds offer the beauty of real wood, are moisture and scratch resistant, and work great in any room - especially kitchens and bathrooms.

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Outdoor Shades

Outdoor shades come in a wide variety of colors, block harmful UV rays, and preserve your view from your deck, patio, or sunroom.

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The classic and timeless style of wood or faux wood shutters add style and value to your home. Customize your shutters with special colors, sizes, and tilt options.

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Pleated Shades

Budget-friendly pleated shades offer a contemporary look with clean, neat pleats in soft colors and natural textures.

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Roller Shades

Clean-cut and versatile, roller shades are available in solid colors, various textures, patterns, solar shade varieties, and natural and synthetic woven fabrics.

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Roman Shades

Roman shades combine stylish fabrics and textures with the ease of a window shade.

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Sheer Horizontal Shades

Joining the softness of a cellular shade and the functionality of a horizontal blind, sheer shades are stunning, unique, and bound to be a conversation piece in your home.

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Vertical Blinds

Made from PVC, fabric, or faux wood in numerous tasteful colors and textures, modern vertical blinds are remarkably fashionable and diverse.

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Wood Blinds

Wood slats control natural light, while adding warmth and comfort to any room. Offered in a variety of stains and finishes.

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Bamboo Shades (Woven Wood)

Natural materials constructed from grasses, reeds and woods to create beautifully textured shades. Customizable privacy and blackout liners available.