Measuring Guide

Window Blinds

Window measurement resized guide

For a more detailed guide on measuring for window blinds, we suggest you check out our Measuring Guide page for more information.

How to measure 

Before we begin, please consider the following

  • A metal measuring tape is advised for the most accurate readings

  • Will the blind fit inside/outside the recess?

  • Note any obstructions that could cause issues with installation


Step 1 (For Recess): Measure the width and drop in 3 places. Wall-to-wall and top to sill using your measuring tape. Be sure to write these measurements to the exact detail. 


Step 1 (For Exact): Measure the width and drop in 3 places and give an additional 3 inches around the edge of the recess. 


Bay Windows

Bay window measure guide

How to measure

Step 1: Measure each section of the bay window to find the width of each part

Step 2: Measure from top to bottom each part of the bay window

Step 3: Keep in mind any handles or excess parts which can lead to obstruction of a blind to work smoothly Angled

Drawings are from the top view.


Awning diagram resized

How to measure

Step 1: Choose the location where you wish for your Awning to be positioned. e.g patio

Step 2: Measure for the width of the Awning, and how far you would like it to project outwards, also known as the projection.

Conservatory Roofs

Roof blinds for conservatories

How to measure

Due to the complex nature of conservatory roofs, it is hard to give an accurate quotation without a survey. However, if you let us know the overall size of the conservatory and the style we can give you a rough guide price.



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