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Q:
I have been a satisfied customer, purchasing cellular shades for most of the rooms of my house. I now want to put cellular shades on several wooden doors with large glass panels -- much like 'French doors'... Can you recommend if cellular shades will work on that type of door, if so, how to measure, and is there some type of fastening hardware that can be fixed at the bottom of the door to keep the shade from flopping in the breeze as the door is opened or closed?
A:
Cellular shades can be mounted on french doors. You would order them as an outside mount shade. Remember on outside mount the cell shades will come the size you enter into the system. To measure for the door mount shades you need to measure the "window" on the door and then add to that measurement keeping in account the edge of the door and the door handle. We recommend adding at least an inch to the left and right sides of the door shades. On the height you will want to mount above the window on the top of the door and also have the shades extend past the bottom of the window on the door. You should add at least 3-4 inches to the height. Remember when adding to the size of the shade make sure the final size you enter will not interfere with the door. Visit here for more detailed instructions on door mount blinds. If you have any questions at all about mounting cell shades on french doors, don't hesitate to talk with one of our design consultants on the phone at 888-633-7840 or by clicking on the live chat button below.

To hold the bottom of the French door shades in place you will need to order hold downs. These are brackets at the bottom of the shades that tie the bottom rail to the door to keep it from swinging away from the door as it opens and closes. You will of course have to detach the shades from the hold downs to raise them. These hold down brackets are typically made of durable plastic and they are easy to install and operate. To order hold down brackets for cell shades on french doors you will need to call and speak with one of our design consultants at 888-633-7840. Another option may be to order a top down bottom up cell shade so it can be lowered while the bottom is still attached to the hold downs. The one disadvantage to this is that you want to have the lift cords on the hinge side of the door to keep them from swinging into the door as it shuts. A cell shade with the top down bottom up option will have a cord on each side of the shade unless you also choose the cordless upgrade which has no cords. Once to lower and on to raise the shades.
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Who is covered:
  • Warranties cover the original purchaser of the window blinds and shades.
What is covered:
  • Any defects in materials of workmanship
  • Operating mechanisms and other parts
  • Cell separation on honeycomb/cellular shades
  • Warping slats for faux wood and wood blinds
  • Broken vertical vanes
  • Restrings
BlindsChalet.com reserves, at its discretion, the right to repair, replace or refund any blinds found defective. This will be your sole remedy under this warranty. Shipping for warranty issues is the responsibility of the customer to and from the repair facility. Packaging on return shipments is the responsibility of the customer.

What is not covered:
  • Parts that fail due to accident, alteration and/or improper use Normal wear and tear
  • Color fading due to excessive exposure to sunlight, moisture or improper cleaning
  • Accidental damage

30 Day Measuring Insurance

This plan does not cover measuring errors. Following the easy measuring instructions will ensure a proper fit.

30 Day Returns

This plan does not cover returns.
5 Year Guaranteed to Fit
Who is covered:
  • Warranties cover the original purchaser of the window blinds and shades.
What is covered:
  • Any defects in materials of workmanship
  • Operating mechanisms and other parts
  • Cell separation on honeycomb/cellular shades
  • Warping slats for faux wood and wood blinds
  • Broken vertical vanes
  • Restrings
BlindsChalet.com reserves, at its discretion, the right to repair, replace or refund any blinds found defective. This will be your sole remedy under this warranty. Shipping for warranty issues is the responsibility of the customer to and from the repair facility. Packaging on return shipments is the responsibility of the customer.

What is not covered:
  • Parts that fail due to accident, alteration and/or improper use
  • Normal wear and tear
  • Color fading due to excessive exposure to sunlight, moisture or improper cleaning
  • Accidental damage

30 Day Measuring Insurance

Following the easy measuring instructions will ensure a proper fit, however, we all make errors from time to time and this protection plan covers any mis-measurement mistakes. If the window coverings do not fit, please let us know within 30 days of receiving the items. The blinds/shades will be remade at the correct dimensions at no cost to you unless there is a difference in price between the old and new sizes or if the new size requires an oversize shipping fee. All remakes will have to be remade in the same color, feature and specifications, no changes are allowed.

Shutters,custom graphic shades, commercial/dealer orders are not covered.

Any mis-measurements reported after 30 days will not be covered, however, new blinds and shades can be ordered with an additional 10% discount.

30 Day Returns

This plan does not cover returns.
5 Year Guaranteed to Love
Who is covered:
  • Warranties cover the original purchaser of the window blinds and shades.
What is covered:
  • Any defects in materials of workmanship
  • Operating mechanisms and other parts
  • Cell separation on honeycomb/cellular shades
  • Warping slats for faux wood and wood blinds
  • Broken vertical vanes
  • Restrings
  • Parts that fail due to accident, alteration and/or improper use
  • Normal wear and tear
  • Color fading due to excessive exposure to sunlight, moisture or improper cleaning
  • Accidental damage
BlindsChalet.com reserves, at its discretion, the right to repair, replace or refund any blinds found defective. This will be your sole remedy under this warranty. Shipping for warranty issues is the responsibility of the customer to and from the repair facility. Packaging on return shipments is the responsibility of the customer.

30 Day Measuring Insurance

Following the easy measuring instructions will ensure a proper fit, however, we all make errors from time to time and this protection plan covers any mis-measurement mistakes. If the window coverings do not fit, please let us know within 30 days of receiving the items. The blinds/shades will be remade at the correct dimensions at no cost to you unless there is a difference in price between the old and new sizes or if the new size requires an oversize shipping fee. All remakes will have to be remade in the same color, feature and specifications, no changes are allowed.

Shutters,custom graphic shades, commercial/dealer orders are not covered.

Any mis-measurements reported after 30 days will not be covered, however, new blinds and shades can be ordered with an additional 10% discount.

30 Day Returns

If for any reason you are not satisfied with the window coverings and wish to return, please notify us within 30 days of receiving the order. Our customer care department will provide a Return Authorization Number (RGA) and shipping address to return the product. Return shipping costs are the responsibility of the customer, refunds will be processed 2-3 business days after receiving the items.

Shutters,custom graphic shades, commercial/dealer orders are not covered.