FAQ: Can Blinds Be Top Mounted?

Blinds and shades can be mounted to the ceiling as long as you have adequate support. The best way to install blinds in the ceiling is to make sure you are mounting the blinds into rafter beams, studs or joists.

Can Venetian blinds be fixed to ceiling?

You can fix them to the window frame, wall or ceiling, but window fittings are not endorsed with plastic or aluminium windows as the drill holes can’t be filled.

How do you hang blinds without brackets?

Place the head rail over the top window trim and center it over the window. Place a bubble level on top of the head rail and position the blind so it remains level on the top window trim. Mark the holes you drilled onto the head rail by placing a screw into each hole then pressing the screws into the wood.

Where should blinds brackets be placed?

Inside Mount Installation:

  1. Position the first bracket in the upper corner of the window frame.
  2. Drill pilot holes where the screws should go, then drill the screws into place to secure the brackets.
  3. Install the blinds by sliding the headrail into the brackets.
  4. Close the brackets to secure the headrail into place.

How do you hang blinds from concrete ceiling?

How to Hang Window Blinds on a Brick or Cement Wall

  1. Mark the holes where the brackets need to be installed.
  2. Drill a pilot hole to accommodate the anchor using a masonry bit.
  3. Insert the anchors into the pre-drilled pilots holes.
  4. Align the window blind brackets with the holes and anchors.
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Can you attach blind to ceiling?

Blinds and shades can be mounted to the ceiling as long as you have adequate support. The best way to install blinds in the ceiling is to make sure you are mounting the blinds into rafter beams, studs or joists.

How do you fix blinds to plasterboard?

JUST DRILL, TAP & TURN IT’S A DODDLE!

  1. Use a flat drill bit to drill a hole in the plasterboard. Top tip – for a dot and dab or double depth plasterboard, use our undercutting tool.
  2. Use a hammer to gently tap the fixing into the drilled hole.
  3. Use a screwdriver to turn the cam and open the wings for super grip strength.

Can you put blinds on window frame?

Inside mounted blinds and shades will give you the cleanest look. That is because they fit inside the window frame, and can be mounted as deep or as shallow as you like. You just mount the brackets outside of the window frame and hang your blinds or shades so they extend past the frame.

Can you put curtains over outside mount blinds?

Hanging curtains will not interfere with the functionality or installation of outside blinds. Indeed, using blinds and curtains for the same window can make the room look cozy as together they complete the look.

Are blinds supposed to cover trim?

While inside-mounted blinds provide good coverage, some gaps may remain on the side of the blinds as the blinds don’t cover the window trim. Outside-mounted blinds provide better coverage as they cover the entire window frame and thereby, the chances of any gaps existing on the sides become very low.