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How to Install 2in Cordless Faux Wood Blind on RV Windows

Installing 2in cordless faux wood blind on RV windows is a convenient and hassle-free process. And it takes just a few minutes, literally!

Read this quick step-by-step DIY guide about how to install 2in cordless faux wood blind on the windows of your RV or travel trailer for a perfect fit. With some extra care, you can give your installation a professional feel.

Pre-installation Do’s

  • Accurately measure your RV window frame size for 2in faux wood blinds with a steel measuring tape.
  • Account for inside mounts and outside mounts while taking measurements.
  • Measure the depth of the window frame for an inside mount 2in cordless faux wood blind.
  • Double check the number of screws, mounting brackets, and other hardware equipment.

Tools You’ll Need

  • Screwdriver
  • Drill (hand or electric)
  • A steel measuring tape
  • A level tool
  • Pen/pencil and a piece of paper

Choose Outside or Inside Mount 2in Cordless Faux Wood Blind for RV

You can easily install your 2in cordless faux wood blinds inside or outside of your RV window frame for desired look and functionality.

If you want better insulation, and a cleaner, sleeker, and more aesthetically appealing look, go for an inside mount. But make sure there is enough window frame depth.

For a bigger look and getting better light control, you need to install your 2in cordless faux wood window treatments exterior to your RV window frame.

Outside Mount 2in Cordless Faux Wood Blind Installation Instructions

Step 1: Align Mounting Brackets

  • Use a level tool to align mounting brackets at each end of the headrail or opposite corner above the window casing.
  • Use a pen or pencil to mark the position of each mounting bracket.
  • Mark the position of a support bracket (if needed) in the centre.

Step 2: Drill Pilot and Full-sized Holes

  • Mark the location of holes for bracket mounting with the help of a pen.
  • Use a hand or electric drill to make pilot holes.
  • If the pilot holes are in the exact locations, drill full-sized holes.

Step 3: Fix Brackets with Screws

  • Use screws and a screwdriver to fix the mounting brackets into place.
  • Make sure all the brackets (end box and support brackets) are firm in their place.

Step 4: Slide Headrails into the Brackets

  • Install your outside mount RV blinds or shades by snapping the headrail into the brackets.
  • Close the end box brackets to secure the headrail in place.

Step 5: Test Operation of Your Outside Mount 2in Cordless Faux Wood Blind for RV

  • Raise, lower, rotate, or adjust the slats of your motorhome 2in cordless faux wood blind for RV or motorhome to test if each part is working perfectly.
  • Pull down the lift cord (if there is one) to unlock it and slowly release it to let the RV blinds or shades get lowered to the desired level.
  • Raise your window treatments by pulling the lift cord down.
  • Lock the cord mechanism when the slats or fabric vanes are adjusted at the desired position.
  • In the case of top down bottom up RV 2in cordless faux wood blinds, use your hands to push or pull them from the top and bottom.

Step 6: Install Valance, If Needed

If needed, install valance to conceal the installation hardware. A valance will also add to the decorative appeal of your RV 2in cordless faux wood blinds.

  • Fix a valance clip at each of the opposite ends of the headrail.
  • Evenly attach the remaining clips to the front of your RV blind’s headrail.
  • Properly snap together the two parts of a valance clip.

Inside Mount 2in Cordless Faux Wood Blind Installation Instructions

Installation procedures for inside and outside mount RV 2in cordless faux wood blinds are almost similar. However, here are some additional tasks that you need to perform while fixing a window treatment to the inside of your travel trailer’s window frame.

  • Check if your RV or travel trailer window frame meets the depth requirements of a particular type of blind or shade for an inside mount.
  • Use the smallest of the three measurements (top, middle, and bottom) for the width of the window. 
  • If you are going to install top down bottom up shades, test their operation both at the top and bottom.

Further Assistance

For further assistance regarding 2in cordless faux wood blind installation instructions, you can use 24/7 Live Chat option to reach out to the Rvblinds.com Customer Care Department. We’ll be pleased to help you out in every possible way. Alternatively, you can hire the services of a professional installer.

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