With the change old wooden windows on new plastic became fashionable and new blinds - roller blinds.The simple design allows the blinds to darken or decorate the window without losing any space.Most often, roller blinds installed directly on the window sash, then they darken the room as much as possible and do not introduce a new color into the design.Incidentally, the blinds are perfectly combined with our usual heavy curtains, drapes and light tyulyami enough to choose the right color.In the market you can find similar products of any modification and packaging, usually the curtains from different manufacturers may differ in key moments.That is why the question may arise as to install roller blinds.This is what we will discuss in this article.
- Advantages and Disadvantages of roller blinds Shutters roll
- - Installation of blinds on the window sash
- How to reduce roller blinds without chimney Mini
- How to collect roller shutters without chimney Mini
- Mount Mini roller blinds on the screws
- Fixing roller blinds Mini by a spring mount bracket
- Mini roller blinds with tape
- As mounted roller blinds Classic
- How to mount roller blinds Profil
- Roller blinds - fastening system Mix at the bottom
- How to hang a rollblinds inside the window opening
- How to Hang roller blinds outside the window opening
Advantages and Disadvantages of roller blinds
Roller blinds, or as they are called "blinds" or "fabric blinds" in vogue recently, butThe intensity capture market.Today, many just bought an additional installation of curtains, together with the installation of new windows.And this popularity is quite justified.We roll has significant advantages over conventional blinds.
Advantages of roller blinds :
- huge choice of colors and shades, textures, textures, fabrics, which are suitable for any interior.Due to the fact that the roller blinds are a whole cloth, it could be a complex pattern, and it will not look nalyapisto or ugly.Fabrics may have a different density to be almost transparent, and sufficiently dense to fully darken the room.Drawing on the canvas can be monotonous, color, with images of children's drawings, photo printing complex drawings, paintings, or branding.A variety of structures
- fabrics - cotton, linen, silk, polyester and even PVC fabric.Curtains / blinds are impregnated with a special compound, whereby the web do not fade, minimally dirty, they do not accumulate dust, and the edges of the web are not dissolved.
- In the market you can even find the roller blinds with anti-reflective properties, or insulating.
- Roller blinds perfectly combine with tulle unlike conventional blinds.To spice up the interior, it is only necessary to choose the right color combinations.
- There are special blinds to darken the room completely, they are composed of two layers - the inner is a fabric, and the outer - reflective screen.These blinds are perfect for rooms where there is a home theater and bedrooms.
- Roller blinds are compact, take up very little space, rolled up, so that the sill remains free.Also, they can not fall through, closing the only part of the window, and left to penetrate the sunlight.
- Blinds, which are mounted on each window sash separately, allows you to close only one flap, depending on the needs.With conventional blinds make this impossible.
- very easy to clean - just wipe with a damp cloth, and random spot wash with soap and water.
Disadvantages of roller shutters :
- not enough strong and durable accessories blinds.Virtually all parts are made of plastic, and if mistreated they are easy to break.
- cloth can absorb odors, especially when the curtain is installed in the kitchen, and they can not be washed, unlike conventional curtains.If
- roller blind mounted on a window frame, rather than the profile or inside the window opening, then open the closed curtains fail.It's quite a significant disadvantage, as usual the curtains can be completely combined with the open window and windows.If the curtain is mounted on the sash profile, then this problem does not exist.
to neutralize possible drawbacks is better to choose roller shutters trusted manufacturers of quality materials.
Shutters roll - Installation of blinds on the window sash
most popular option blinds are the ones that are attached directly to the window sash.This is due to the ease of installation and operation as well as minimal loss of usable space and the ability to completely shut down all the window without gaps.Roller blinds for the window sashes are available in several different versions, each of which is good in certain cases and is designed to meet the needs and wishes of the customer.
How to reduce roller blinds without chimney Mini
Roller blinds Mini predctavlyayut a fairly simple structure - the canvas is wound on the shaft, and its mechanism of lifting / lowering.This type of curtains is also called "roller blind without chimney" as rolled up sheet is not protected.If such an option to order blinds manufacturer, the problems with dimensions should arise, but if you bought a product in the supermarket, its dimensions have to fit.Note that not every model possible.
How to cut blinds:
- to start to perform accurate measurements: length - between the outer edges of the horizontal glazing beads, the width - between the outer edges of vertical glazing beads.Web width curtains should be equal to the width obtained.
- Expand fabric roller blinds, remove it from the shaft.
- Making a mark on the shaft at a distance from the edge widths.
- Cut off the excess shaft with a hacksaw.
- saw off the bottom rail of the same length curtains.
- Install the shaft cap from the projection.
- further stretches the canvas curtains on a flat surface and measure out the desired width.Make the appropriate notation.
- Cut the excess fabric construction with a sharp knife or scissors.
- then need to fix the canvas curtains on the shaft.To do this, remove the shaft from the surface of the protective film from the adhesive strips.
- then the upper edge of the blade bent upwards so that the top edge is about 5 cm.
- fit into the niche of the shaft resulting adhesive strip upwards.Exactly exhibit shaft.
- shaft rolls up on a short strip.Do it gently so as not to skew the web.We press the self-adhesive strip to the web.
- Wrap fabric curtains on the ¾ length, inserted into the bottom edge of the bottom rail.
roller blind now ready for use.If there is a need for cutting the web lengthwise, then it is necessary to do this at the top, where there are no holes for the bottom rail.
How to collect roller shutters without chimney Mini
usually blinds system without Mini boxes are delivered completely disassembled.To assemble the structure, first cut the packaging and pull out all the parts.How to cut the fabric and secure it on the shaft, we have already described.
- find the mounting bracket and the line, the line is threaded through the holes in the corners and edge tying a double knot.We perform the same procedure with the second edge of the scaffold - it is threaded into the holes of the second corner.
- Cut the line in half.
- plastic capsule inserted into the edge of the blind shaft.
- snaps the edge of the capsule in the mounting bracket.
further assembly is necessary to combine with the installation, which will be discussed below.
Mount Mini roller blinds on the screws
Fastening Systems Mini roller blinds on the screws - the most reliable of all.But if in the future it is planned to remove the curtains, it is better to pay attention to another way, after which there are holes in the profile.
measurements : length and width - the distance between the outer edges of the glazing beads.On both sides of the width should be at least 23 mm for the installation of the retention mechanism.
- blinds in the way in which we collected it in the preceding paragraph is applied to the top of the window sash, focusing on the outer edge of the bead.
- expose it strictly on level, smooth control layout width.
- make a mark on the profile of the window, where there will be mounting brackets.
- Remove the mounting bracket from the shaft curtains and applying them to a profile separately.Is aligned to the planned earlier mark and the mark does exactly under the holes.Using a screwdriver, zasverlivaem holes.
- Putting mechanism curtains: inserted into the mounting bracket plastic capsule and presses the top side of the plate.
- The mechanism of opening-closing curtains insert the chain of command so that one edge of the hanging of 10 - 15 cm. The wider part of the mechanism is its top.
- Insert the assembled control mechanism curtain inside the capsule.Please note - a spring mechanism should coincide with the groove inside the capsule.
- We put on the side cover with a hole for the chain.Before putting on the cover, is passed through the hole chain.
- Assembled corner fasten screws in prepared holes.
- At this point, you can check the length of the string and trim the excess.Putting the edge chain with a special latch.
- remove from the blind tape that hinders the roll fabric.We put the curtain in the fixed area.
- Supporting hand edge of the second curtain, untwist the web and see exactly whether it hangs.If even, then outline the mounting holes of the second corner.
- Remove curtains and zasverlivaem holes for the second bracket.Fix the corner screws so that the fishing line was sandwiched between the profile and the area.
- We put the curtain in angle brackets.
- free edges of the fishing line is threaded through the holes in the lower bracket roller blinds.
- fix a capsule of the second corner of the side plate and close the lid.
- Now fix the lower edge of the line.For this there are special elements - clips.Free edge of line stretch the parallel beadings.It follows that the line was strictly vertical.Outlines the resulting strip with a pencil.Same do with the other hand.
- Strictly line fishing line at the bottom - at the edge bead - lock fasten with two screws.
- threaded the line through the special hole in the retainer and shrinking it, twisting lock mechanism with a screwdriver.Excess fishing line can be cut.On
- chain management set the minimum and maximum catches provisions curtains.Minimum position - curtain from the lower bar should not come under the control mechanism.Maximum position - curtain should cover the catches of fishing line in order not to be seen.
- hang on a chain or a plumb bob.It must be complete - most beautiful decorative detail.
Important!Fastening System Mini roller blinds without chimney on the opening leaf is no different significantly.Only the management chain to keep it wobbled when shutter is in the ventilation, it is necessary to fix the sash.To this end, the bundle includes a special lock, which is installed on 10 cm above the bottom edge of the curtains.Also note that the control mechanism and the shaft may prevent full opening of the sash window open.
Fixing roller blinds Mini by a spring bracket
order not to injure the surface profile or frame, you can use the blind method of fixing a special spring bracket.This method is suitable only for the opening sash.
spring brackets made of plastic or aluminum, they are mounted on the flap in the open position and just press down seal.When the flap is in closed position, do not damaged and does not stick out, it is closed tightly enough.
on the bracket side locks or put on the lid.For this and the bracket, and the side retainer have special fixing elements.Then put on the curtain to the shaft.Putting blind precisely in the same way as described above.Omit canvas curtains, check the evenness of its location and set the guides to the chain of command.
Important!The various models of Mini blinds locking mechanism lower trims in a position where the curtain is lowered, is made differently.In the previous section we considered the option of fixing the line and using limiters.But you can do without the line.On the lower bar curtains are installed magnets, exactly the same profile are mounted on the window / frame.When the curtain falls, you can gently press down the bar magnets and it locks into place.To raise the curtain, would first have to remove the bar with magnets and then pull the chain.
Mount Mini roller blinds with tape
not traumatic variant of fastening the blind on the window profile, which is suitable for opening the sash and casement for the deaf - is fixed on the tape.Sometimes called a fastening system Easy Fix.
Included are special fasteners, rear wall which is hidden protective tape, underneath is a layer of adhesive.After fine-tuned sizes curtains and application marks where the mounting brackets must be necessary to degrease the surface of the profile.Remove the protective tape and are putting the elements in the profile window.Press them to fix.
When both sides of such elements will be installed fixed on their side locks, and then the curtain itself.Assembling the curtains made by the standard procedure.
Important!To fix the curtains in the lowered position, you can use textile Velcro with adhesive back side.Velcro with a sparse bristles glued to the window frame, and with a fluffy pile - curtains on the lower bar.
method of fixing roller blinds on the tape makes it possible not to make any holes in the profile of the window frame, but he was not strong enough.It's one thing when the Velcro is attached only to the lower lock, and quite another when - with the control shaft curtain mechanism.Chances dropout curtains.
As mounted roller blinds Classic
Blinds of Classic Mini blinds are different in that the shaft with the blade hidden in a box, as well as the fact that the web is unwound curtain rails fixed on the window.
measurements : height - from the outer edge of the upper bead to the inner edge of the lower bead.Width - the distance between the inner edges of the glazing beads.Produce measurements must be very careful not rounding the results, as measured by the width - the distance between the holes in the fasteners.Glazing beads must be flat and not less than 12 mm in width.If less, then it is necessary to expand the width measurements on 2 - 4 mm.In round or uneven bead curtains are not installed.If the width of the glazing beads is more than 20 mm, then the opposite must be narrow dimensions.Planting depth of the glass must be at least 7 mm, otherwise you'll have to use another system.
blinds Classic comes almost fully assembled, so the assembly elements are required.The kit also includes guides and other components.