How To Fix Uneven Cellular Blinds: Steps And Items Needed


Steps And Items Needed To Fix Uneven Cellular Blinds

The cellular shades are easily available in a variety of colors & fabrics and will last long near about 10-15 years if cared properly but sometimes you will face some problems like uneven blinds and stuck blinds, in order to fix these types of issues, you need to collect all the given items and follow the given steps. Here is the list of required items and steps for this process:

Things You Will Need

  • Blind Shim Or Chip
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Sewing Needle
  • Blind Bracket

Steps For This Process

  • Replace The Clip Or Shim: You can repair your uneven or sagging issue by replacing the clip or shim in the headrail. Extend your blinds all the way and then take your blinds down from your window. Now slide the shim in the grooves below its metal bar in the underside of your headrail. It should snap into place & most expected will fix this problem.
  • Check Cord: If your blinds will not hang evenly then you need to look inside your headrail and check if the cord is caught in it. Pull your cord if it is stuck and then lift and lower your blinds with your pull cord, this will fix your problem.
  • Pull Bottom & Headrail: Next you need to pull the bottom and headrails off from the end of your fabric away from the cord lock for restringing your cellular shade. Pile your fabric on the top of each other. Remove your plastic washer and cord from your fabric. Now you need to toss out your string, but also keep the other parts because you will need these parts later.
  • Trim String: Now you need to trim your string by using your scissors and each cord will be twice as long as your shade plus the width of it. Thread your string through with the opening of a needle and then you need to shove the needle through with the space in your cord lock and then through with the holes in the stack of blinds fabric. Push with a needle through with your cord lock hole in your bottom rail.
  • Set Plastic Washer: Next, set your plastic washer on the end of each cord, and then you need to tie a double knot in your string. Place this string on the bottom of your cellular shade and then with the help of a filler strip on the bottom. Now you need to replace the headrail on your filler strip and then shove your cords under it. Hook your shade back on the wall.
  • Release Tension: Then you need to release the tension in your cellular shade when it is bruise too tight and flies up quickly or is hard to pull down. Let your shade roll up to the top and then you need to unhook it from its brackets. Moderately unroll your blinds shade by your hand and then set it back in its brackets, while it is still transitional unrolled. Check to see if your problem is fixed and repeat the steps if your blinds are still too tight.
  • Fix Cellular Shade: Now you need to fix your cellular shade that does not roll up comfortably by moving one of your brackets a rarely further away from the other one. You can also mildly bend one of your brackets to allow more space betwixt the 2 to free up your cellular blinds.
  • Inspect Bracket: Finally, help your shade to stop when there is inappropriate tension on your spring. Inspect your bracket that holds its flat pin at the end of your headrail and check if it is bent or worn out which will allow this pin to move out of place. Replace your bracket if it is bent or worn out.
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