How to measure for Roman blinds

How do you measure up for Roman blinds?

Correct measuring is the key to easy, hassle-free installation. So, it’s worth taking the time to get it right.

Highly versatile, Romans bring a sense of timeless appeal to almost any space in your home. Whether you’re looking to breathe new life into your living room or create more privacy in your bedroom, we have a range of Roman blinds for sale online in fabric styles to suit your every need.

To measure for Roman blinds, you’ll need a metal tape measure, a pencil, paper, and if required, a sturdy step ladder to get to high places.

Roman blinds are traditionally a face fitted blind, this is for aesthetic purposes and also to ensure smooth operation which can be impaired with recess fitted Romans.

You’ll first measure the outside width of the window frame in millimetres across the top, middle and bottom. Record the largest measurement to proceed with.

Next measure the outside height of the window frame, starting from the point at which you’d like your Roman blind to sit above the window, down to the point at which you’d like your blind to finish. Again take three measurements – left, middle and right and record the largest measurement.

Once you’ve recorded your measurements, head to the relevant product page’s ‘Customise & Order’ area to enter your details and complete your order. Then, after just a few weeks, we’ll send your fabulous new custom-fit blinds to your door.

If you’re in anyway unsure of how to proceed with measuring, please get in touch with our team by phone or email and we’ll be happy to provide specific advice.

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