Taking your window measurements

Measuring for ME Blinds couldn’t be any easier by just following these instructions below, so let ME guide you step by step.

You will need to use a reliable steel tape measure and have a notepad handy to record measurements. Avoid using cloth fabric tapes as that can sag and give wrong dimensions. Get someone to help you hold the tape and even get them to double check your measurements.

FOR A RECESS FIT

If you choose to fit the blind inside the window recess:

  • Using your metal tape, take all measurements in millimetres (mm).
  • Measure in at least 3 places for both the width and drop and note down the smallest measurement. Do also look out for obstruction, like the winders or handles that may be in the way.
  • You don’t need to make any deductions, since our factory will do that for you so that the blind functions properly

With the exception of rollers, our factory takes a deduction of 10mm from the width, and the drop to clear side and bottom recesses. The gap on the control side of  rollers is slightly wider than the other side.

Please note: that windows out of square may result in irregular light gapes around the blinds

Minimum Recess Depth for A Recess Fit Bracket
This table is to be used only as a general guide with an understanding that the minimum depth for a ME Blind bracket may mean that the bracket and the blinds will project past the windows recess.

NOTE: Remember to always look for obstructions like window winders, handles, etc.

Measuring for ME Blinds couldn’t be any easier by just following these instructions below, so let ME guide you step by step.

You will need to use a reliable steel tape measure and have a notepad handy to record measurements. Avoid using cloth fabric tapes as that can sag and give wrong dimensions. Get someone to help you hold the tape and even get them to double check your measurements.

FOR A FACE FIT

If you want to fit your blind on the face:

  • Using your Metal Tape, take all measurements in millimetres (mm).
  • Onto An Architrave, measure the width starting from the outer edge of the architrave to the other side and then measure the drop from the top of the architrave to where you would like the blind to finish. Do note that we will make the blind to the specified size without any deductions and look out for obstructions, like winders or handles that may be in the way.
  • Outside Past The Recess, where your blind hangs outside the recess and overlaps the window, measure the exact width of the area you want it to overlap. To reduce light leakage we recommend you overlap the window recess by at least 50mm on the width and 70mm at the top whilst the overlap on the bottom of the blinds is up to you, when measuring down to the floor, allow 10-20mm of clearance.

Please note: On the front rolled, roller blinds, it is usual to have bigger gaps.

NOTE: Remember to always look for obstructions like window winders, handles, etc.

Measuring your new blinds couldn’t be easier, simply follow
the instructions below.

Be sure to use a steel tape measure to record your measurements as cloth tapes can sag giving a false reading – and don’t be afraid to measure twice! Where possible, have someone hold the other end of your tape and get them to double check your measurements

Taking your corner window measurements

Butt Blind Deduction Table

You must first decide which is the run through blind as shown in the diagram. We recommend that the through blind is the main window or where you need the most privacy. This will reduce visibility from the gap between the butt blind.

  1. Note and write down the width measurement of the Through Blind 1.
  2. Take the neat width measurement of the Butt Blind 2.
  3. Apply deduction to the Butt Blind 2 with the dimensions found in the table. The deduction of the butt blind allows the track or blind to butt up to the through blind track.
  4. Measure the drop of each blind in 3 places and take
    your smallest measurement.

Measure your Butt Blind by taking the exact back wall measurements less the reduction amount as found in the table.

NOTE: Remember to always look for obstructions like window winders, handles, etc.

Taking your bay window measurements

Measuring your new blinds couldn’t be easier, simply follow the instructions below.

Be sure to use a steel tape measure to record your measurements as cloth tapes can sag giving a false reading – and don’t be afraid to measure twice! Where possible, have someone hold the other end of your tape and get them to double check your measurements.

Write down the back wall measurement that is closest to the glass pane for the respective blind. Using the figure found in the deduction table below, subtract accordingly. If you are uncertain and would like Me to help, please contact us before entering the dimensions to order. It is important to consider and look out for any obstruction that can get in the way.

Bay Window Deduction Table

NOTE: Remember to always look for obstructions like window winders, handles, etc.