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Are blind cords illegal?

Starting Dec. 15, most products used to cover windows must either be cordless or have short, inaccessible cords. Details of the ban in corded blinds were revealed in January by the Window Covering Manufacturers Association. … CPSC advises consumers to replace any corded blinds with cordless ones.

Q. Which way does Roman blind tape go?

Starting with the bottom tape first, place it face (cord pockets side) upwards (hem side down) with the hemmed right-hand side of the tape flush with the edge of the blind and, with the top edge of the tape just covering the chalk line, stitch along the full length of the tape as close to the top edge as possible.

Q. How do you make a blind cord safe?

If your blind has a looped chain, such as a roller blind, make it safer by using a tensioning device. These devices should be securely fixed to an adjacent surface and at the maximum distance from the top of the blind so the cords and/or chains are held permanently taut by the device.

Q. What are blind cleats?

These blind cleats are designed to attach to your wall easily with screws so you can loop your blind cord round them to stabilise your blind when it is up.

Q. Is it illegal to sell blinds with cords?

Corded mini blinds, cellular shades, roller shades, Roman shades, etc. will no longer available in stores for consumers. As these are officially banned by the association selling these will be illegal for the manufacturers.

Q. Where do you put blind cleats?

1. Position the device on the wall or moulding, then insert the supplied screw into each hole and install. Cleat should be placed 64” (1.

Q. How do you install a cord tension pulley?

All you have to do is install it….

  1. Pull the cord as tight as you can toward the windowsill without damaging or straining the window coverings.
  2. Place screw through hole.
  3. Drill in the screw until the cord tensioner is securely fastened to the wall or window frame.
  4. Check the tension in the loop or chain. It should be taut.

Q. How do you install Roman blinds?

How to fit roman blinds

  1. Mark the positions of your brackets.
  2. Once the markings are level, realign your brackets with the markings.
  3. Use your drill to gently screw them into place.
  4. When the brackets are firmly attached to the wall, clip your blind into the brackets to complete the perfect fit.

Q. How do you make a Roman blind without dowels?

Make the Shade

  1. Cut the shade fabric the width of the area to cover plus 6 inches wide and the length equal to the length of the area to cover plus 3 inches. …
  2. Fold each long edge over 1 1/2 inches twice and press. …
  3. Turn the bottom hem up 1 inch twice and press, sew close to the second fold to create the bottom hem.

Q. What are spacer blocks for Roman shades?

Installing spacer blocks adds thickness behind your window treatment, pushing the blind out and away from the mounting surface to allow for smooth operation of the window treatment when there is an obstruction, such as in instances where the blind is being mounted on the wall above molding.

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