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Inside Recess – Classic & Faux Wooden Venetian Blinds & Next Day Wooden Venetian Blinds

Outside Recess – Classic & Faux Wooden Venetian Blinds & Next Day Wooden Venetian Blinds

Inside Recess – Roman Blinds, Roller Blinds & Vertical Blinds

Outside Recess – Roman Blinds, Roller Blinds & Vertical Blinds

Roof Blinds – Velux

Roof Blinds – FAKRO

Roof Blinds – RoofLITE

Roof Blinds – Keylite

Roof Blinds – Dakstra

Roof Blinds – Roto

Roof Blinds – LUCTIS

 


 

Measuring for: Classic & Faux Wooden Venetian blinds & Next Day Wooden Venetian Blinds

Measuring your windows is not a difficult task. Follow the instructions to ensure a good fit for your blinds. Please measure in centimetres (cm).

Before you start to measure you must first decide whether you would like your blind to hang inside or outside the window recess. 

Then follow the appropriate instructions below:

Inside window recess

measuring blinds inside recessmeasuring for blinds fitted inside the recess

How to Measure (Inside the recess):

  1. Measure the width in 3 different positions inside the window recess from wall to wall. Measure on the left, the middle and the right. The most important measurement to write down is the smallest one.
  2. Measure the Drop (height) in 3 different positions inside the recess from the top of the recess to the window sill. Once again the most important measurement to write down is the largest one.
  3. Now key these values in the measurements section when ordering blinds from Cheapest Blinds UK and select the recess fitting position option.

Outside window recess

measuring blinds outside recessmeasuring for blinds fitted outside the recess

How to Measure (Outside the recess):

  1. Measure the width of your window then add at least 7.5cm to allow for overlap.
  2. Measure the drop (height) of your window and add at least 7.5cm to allow for overlap.
  3. Remember to enter your sizes as Exact size when ordering for outside recess this will mean the blind will be made to your precise measurements.

IF YOU ARE UNSURE PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT (MON – FRI 9am – 5pm) FOR FURTHER ADVICE.


 

Measuring for: Roman blinds, Roller blinds & Vertical blinds

Measuring your windows is not a difficult task. Follow the instructions to ensure a good fit for your blinds.

Before you start to measure you must first decide whether you would like your blind to hang inside or outside the window recess.

Then follow the appropriate instructions below:

 

Inside window recess

measuring blinds inside recessmeasuring for blinds fitted inside the recess

How to Measure (Inside the recess):

  1. Measure the width in 3 different positions inside the window recess from wall to wall. Measure on the left, the middle and the right. The most important measurement to write down is the smallest one.
  2. Measure the Drop (height) in 3 different positions inside the recess from the top of the recess to the window sill. Once again the most important measurement to write down is the smallest one.
  3. Now key these values in the measurements section when ordering blinds from Cheapest Blinds UK and select the recess fitting position option.

 

Outside window recess

measuring blinds outside recessmeasuring for blinds fitted outside the recess

How to Measure (Outside the recess):

  1. Measure the width of your window then add at least 75mm (7.5cm) to allow for overlap.
  2. Measure the drop (height) of your window and add at least 75mm (7.5cm) to allow for overlap.
  3. Remember to enter your sizes as Exact size when ordering for outside recess this will mean the blind will be made to your precise measurements.

IF YOU ARE UNSURE PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT

(MON – FRI 9am – 5pm) FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 


 

Measuring instructions for: VELUX Roof blinds

For ordering blinds from Cheapest Blinds UK we are only interested in the Window Size Code

When you’ve chosen the blind you want, you need to find out your window code. The window code is normally found on a metal plate or sticker along the edge of your window.

Below are some examples of window plates, depending on the age of your window the data plate and its position on the window varies, but it holds all relevant information.

No measurements are needed. 

Velux Windows

Find your Window Size Code

how to measure for roof blinds

Velux Window Code Size Guide

If you cannot find the identification plate on your windows , you can measure the size of the glass within your window and use the table below to locate the correct window size code:

velux size codes and window size dimensions chart

 

Measuring instructions for: FAKRO Roof blinds

For ordering blinds from Cheapest Blinds UK we are only interested in the Window Size Code

When you’ve chosen the blind you want, you need to find out your window code. The window code is normally found on a metal plate or sticker along the edge of your window.

If you cannot find the size code information on your window please use the table below to match your visible glass size to find the correct size code for you window:

FAKRO Window Sizing Table

FAKRO Window Sizing Table

Measuring instructions for: ROOFLITE Roof blinds

RoofLITE Window Identification Plate

rooflite windows identifcation plate

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RoofLITE Window Code Size Guide

If you cannot find the identification plate on your windows , you can measure the size of the glass within your window and use the table below to locate the correct window size code:

 Frame Size (mm)Glass Size (mm)RoofLITE Window Size Code
 550 w x 780 h 373 w x 590 h C2A
 550 w x 980 h 373 w x 790 h C4A
 660 w x 1180 h 483 w x 990 h F6A
 780 w x 980 h 603 w x 790 h M4A
 780 w x 1180 h 603 w x 990 h M6A
 780 w x 1400 h 603 w x 1210 h M8A
 1140 w x 1180 h 963 w x 990 h S6A
 1340 w x 980 h U4A
 1340 w x 1400 h U8A

 

Measuring instructions for: KEYLITE Roof blinds

For ordering blinds from Cheapest Blinds UK we are only interested in the Window Size Code

When you’ve chosen the blind you want, you need to find out your window code. The window code is normally found on a metal plate or sticker along the edge of your window.

Below are some examples of window plates, depending on the age of your window the data plate and its position on the window varies, but it holds all relevant information.

No measurements are needed. 

 

Keylight Window Identification Plate

keylite-roof-window-identification-plate

Keylite Window Code Size Guide

If you cannot find the identification plate on your windows , you can measure the size of the glass within your window and use the table below to locate the correct window size code:

keylite-roof-window-size-guide

 

IF YOU ARE UNSURE PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT

(MON – FRI 9am – 5pm) FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 

Measuring instructions for: DAKSTRA Roof blinds

For ordering blinds from Cheapest Blinds UK we are only interested in the Window Size Code

When you’ve chosen the blind you want, you need to find out your window code. The window code is normally found on a metal plate or sticker along the edge of your window.

Below are some examples of window plates, depending on the age of your window the data plate and its position on the window varies, but it holds all relevant information.

No measurements are needed. 

dakstra-window-blind-measurments

IF YOU ARE UNSURE PLEASE CONTACT OUR CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT

(MON – FRI 9am – 5pm) FOR FURTHER ADVICE.

 

Measuring instructions for: ROTO Roof blinds

FIND YOUR ROTO WINDOW SIZE CODE
(NO MEASUREMENTS ARE NEEDED) AS SHOWN BELOW:

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THE IMPORTANT SIZE NUMBERS ARE:
THE SERIES NUMBER = THE FIRST 3 DIGITS  
THE SIZE CODE = THE 2 NUMBERS SEPERATED BY A /

 

 

Measuring instructions for: LUCTIS Roof blinds

LUCTIS WINDOW SIZE GUIDE
WINDOW CODEPLATE ID ON WINDOWFRAME SIZENEW GLASS SIZE (SILVER HANDLE)OLD GLASS SIZE (GREY HANDLE)
RWL 57CLUC 5/7W540x780mm373x585mm379X594mm
RWL 59CLUC 5/9W540x980mm373X785mm379X794mm
RWL 611CLUC 6/11W660x1180mm494x985mm500x995mm
RWL 79CLUC 7/9W740x980mm573x785mm579x794mm
RWL 1111CLUC 11/11W1140X1180mm973x985mm979x995mm

** Please note, it rare but possible to have a new LUCTIS window with an old style grey handle. Please ensure the visible glass size as shown above matches your window.