With Blinds4You, measuring for your beautiful new blind is easy. Just follow this step-by-step guide, taking care to double check as you go and look out for some handy tips to help you save time too. Below is a handy guide for measuring for Wooden Blinds and Faux Wooden blinds in an Angled Bay window.
Measuring Guide for Wooden Venetian blinds in an Angled Bay window
This guide works for:
Wooden blinds and Faux wooden blinds.
Before you start measuring, decide where you want to fit the blinds – you will need to allow for our Wooden/Faux Wooden blinds headrail (see table below). Look out for obstacles like window handles or air vents that may get in the way. If you do, add these onto the depth of your brackets to create reference measurement point X.
As well as your measuring tape, you will need 2 pieces of paper/card (A4 or A5 is fine), a pencil and a ruler.
Blind type and rail depth allowance
- 25mm Slat Wooden Blind = 55mm rail depth
- 35mm Slat Wooden Blind = 65mm rail depth
- 50mm Slat Wooden Blind = 70mm rail depth
- 63mm Slat Wooden Blind = 80mm rail depth
Place your two paper pieces side by side as shown and mark the X measurement taken before on both sheets.
Position the paper against the window frame on the sill. Move the paper along the sill until you see the two marks meet.
Use your pencil to lightly mark the window sill where the paper edge meets the frame.
Repeat for other angles in the frame.
Measure from one mark to the next as detailed in the diagram.
This will establish the width of the blind that you will need to order.
Measure the distance between marks to get the blind width.
Handy Tip: Leave the pencil marks untouched –
these will be a useful guide for fitting your
To measure your drop, take a measurement from the top of the blind to where you want it to rest – typically the window sill.
Once you have noted your measurements, enter the sizes into www.Blinds4You.co.uk/xxxxxxxxx and choose the Exact fitting option. We will make your new blind to your sizes without deductions and send them out to you ready to fit.