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How to Properly Measure Your Windows for New Treatments

Measuring your windows for new treatments can be a daunting task, but it’s essential to ensure a proper fit and a polished look. Here are some tips for measuring your windows to ensure a perfect fit for your new window treatments.

Tools You’ll Need

Before you start measuring, you’ll need a few essential tools:

  • Tape measure
  • Step ladder (if needed)
  • Pen and paper¬†

Measuring for Width

To measure the width of your window, start by measuring the inside width of your window frame in three places: the top, middle, and bottom. Write down the smallest measurement. This will be your window width measurement.

Measuring for Height

To measure the height of your window, start by measuring the inside height of your window frame in three places: left, center, and right. Write down the smallest measurement. This will be your window height measurement.

Additional Measurements

Depending on the type of window treatment you plan to install, you may also need to take additional measurements. For example, if you plan to install drapes, you’ll need to measure the distance from the top of the window frame to where you want the drapes to fall.

Remember to measure twice to ensure accuracy, and always round up to the nearest 1/8 inch to ensure your new window treatments fit perfectly. If you’re still unsure about measuring your windows, consider consulting a professional window treatment installer who can provide expert guidance.

By following these tips, you can ensure that your new window treatments fit your windows perfectly, adding beauty and function to your home for years to come. At Patriot Blinds, our experts will help you find the best and most affordable window treatments. Contact us today for a consultation and a free estimate.

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