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Installing window blinds as a side mount is simple. This article will explain how to to install honeycomb cellular shades as a side mount using l-brackets.

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Attach each cellular shade bracket to the l-brackets using a standard bolt and nut. Thread the bolt through both the bracket and the l-bracket, attaching the nut at the top of the l-bracket. Make sure to mount the bracket perpendicular to the l-bracket as shown and that the brackets are positioned so they will not interfere with the mechanisms within the headrail.

Step
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Next, Mount both l-brackets on opposite sides of the window frame at equal distance or depth within the window frame. Ensure that the brackets are as close tot he top of the window frame as possible.

Step
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Once the brackets are attached to the window frame snap the honeycomb shades in place in their brackets.

It's that easy! Converting a traditional top mount cell shade to a side mount application takes a few additional parts and time but can be done.


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    • Warping slats for faux wood and wood blinds
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    • Restrings for internal cords
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    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. Limit is 1 remake per blind/shade. All remakes will have to be remade in the same color, feature and specifications, no changes are allowed.

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    • Operating mechanisms and other parts
    • Cell separation on honeycomb/cellular shades
    • Warping slats for faux wood and wood blinds
    • Broken vertical vanes
    • Restrings for internal cords
    • 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
    Resolution:
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    • If there are multiple blinds/shades in the same room, only the defective product will be replaced/repaired.
    • In the event that a product, color or product feature has been discontinued and it is no longer available we will provide a substitute product as similar as possible to the original blind or shade.
    • 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.


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    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. Limit is 1 remake per blind/shade. 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.

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