How to Measure Straight Drop Crank.


Important steps to follow when measuring Straight Drop Crank Blind.

Print out Blinds Downunder measuring form or download Blinds Downunder measuring form for computer or device, from our website, to document blind measurements and details.

Straight Drop Crank Blinds can be both face fit/recess fit, document in notes if you are looking to recess fit. Note; the guide rails require require fixing to a solid material at bottom rail. Fixings are generally around 35mm in from edge of the hood.

Use a metal tape measure. Make sure the tape measure is taught when taking measurements.

Always write down the width measurement first and then the drop measurement second on all blinds.

Only write measurements down in millimetres.

Straight Drop Crank Blinds have a crank handle to manually wind up and down, please document operation side on each individual blind.If motorised please write down the preferred motor side on each individual blind.

For Face Fit document the actual window measurement. check three spots measurements for width and drop. You will need to plus minimum 200mm on the horizontal measurement (line a) for weatherboard construction and around 350mm for Brick Veneer construction.You will need to plus on 200mm minimum, to the vertical measurement (line b) for hood box and any allowance you would like blind to go past the window.If you choose to have a valance, the 100mm Valance will add around 60mm extra to the bottom.Each individual scenario will need to be accessed prior to placing order.

For Recess Fit document the Smallest measurement of three spot measurements for width and drop for recess fit. Our manufacture will allow for all appropriate deductions and note blind is a recess fit.Each individual scenario will need to be accessed prior to placing order.Ensure the head box/awning does not obstruct with awning window.

Always double check measurements with the measurements you have written down.

Watch for protruding objects that might interfere with Straight Drop Crank blind operation.

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