• The same brackets are used for all types of mounting (inside, outside, ceiling)
• 1 pair of mounting brackets and four screws for each blind
• 1 center support and two screws for each blind measuring 65" and wider
• Spacer blocks if necessary
• Hold down brackets and four screws if necessary

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Inside Mount Bracket Installation

Right and left mounting brackets are supplied for each blind. The brackets are marked L and R and should be mounted with bracket doors facing inside the room. Hold brackets at reference points that are flush and level with the window frame, and mark the screw holes with a pencil. Brackets are mounted using two screws and may be secured through the side, top or back of bracket. Select diagonal (right top-left bottom) holes to assure a secure installation. Insert and tighten screws through all brackets, making sure all brackets are straight and level. Center support brackets may also be included to provide additional support on wider blinds. Center support brackets should not interfere with cords or ladders. Mounting this slightly off center should alleviate interference. Center support brackets may be mounted using two screws through the back or top of bracket.

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Outside Mount Bracket Installation

With blind open, hold up to wall in the position you want it to hang. Make sure the blind is centered and level. Using a pencil, put a small mark below the headrail at each end, also mark 1/4" past the end of each headrail. Place end brackets inside pencil marks and mark screw hole positions in rear of bracket in a diagonal pattern. Use two screws to secure the bracket into place. If center support brackets are used, place evenly along width of area the blind is to be mounted and mark screw holes. Insert and tighten two screws through all brackets, making sure all brackets are straight and level. Center support brackets should not interfere with cords or ladders. Mounting this slightly off center should alleviate interference.

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Wand Assembly Installation (Does not apply for blinds with cord tilts)

If your blind uses a wand assembly and it was not pre-attached, the wand should now be fastened to the tilt or shaft. Slip wand onto hook and pull plastic sleeve down.

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Mount The Blind

Release all cords at this time. With bracket door latches open on each end, slide headrail into mounting brackets and place on center supports (if used). Close down bracket door latches by pushing up with the thumbs and pushing in on the mounting bracket door with the fingers until they snap in place.

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Install The Valance

Your Western Woods Blind valance comes with magnets and clips already attached, simply attach valance to headrail and adjust as desired. ***Special Note: On outside mount installation of 2" wood blind, valances will be mitered on each end and will have returns.

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Removing Blind

Remove valance then raise blind to top and lock. Open both bracket door latches and pull blind out.

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Cord Leveling

If cords on your wood blinds are not at a desired level they can be shortened only. Slide tassel and washer up exposing the knot, retie knot at desired position and slide tassel back down over knot. Do not change ball position. Cut off excess cord if desired.

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Hold down Brackets

If hold down brackets were requested they can be installed after blind has been hung. These brackets are used to keep the bottom of the blind from swaying when mounted on doors or exposed to the wind. Lower the blind to its full length, insert the brackets with the pins, mark the location of the screw holes on the mounting surface. Raise blind, install brackets using top and bottom holes - do not use center hole, lower blind to brackets and snap pins into brackets.

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Operating Instructions

To tilt slats rotate wand to the right or left (blinds with cord tilter, pull right or left cord). To raise blind, pull cord downward and to the center of the blind, to lock blind at desired height take cord toward the outside of the blind. Blind will lock at desired height. To lower blind, gently pull cord toward center of blind until lock releases. Slowly let cord slip through fingers until blind reaches desired height. Move cord back toward outside of blind and release. Blind will lock automatically. Important: Keep slats tilted open while raising and lowering.