How to Hang an Outside Mount Roman Shade

Included with your shade are two “L” brackets.  The brackets should be attached securely to your wall above the window either directly into a stud or in drywall with anchors sufficient to withstand 50 pounds of down-force.  The screws that come with the brackets may not be sufficient to hold your shade in place in drywall and additional hardware may be required.  The screws should be sufficient to secure the brackets to the mounting block of your Roman shade.

If your shade does not have an integrated valence, then you may detach the Velcro holding the shade to the mounting block in order to straighten the shade in relation to the window and to raise and lower the shade slightly, as needed.

When the shade is first hung on and secured to the brackets, raise the shade all the way and fix the pleats.  Keep the shade in this position for several days in order to “train” the fabric.

The shades cording system is in compliance with the Window Covering Safety Regulations. Please do not alter it by tying the multiple pull cords into one knot as that would make it possible for a person to suffocate in the knotted cord.

Due to the nature of the safety casing in which the cording is enclosed, the shade may require additional adjustments when pulling the shade up only partially.


Updated: 5/7/2012


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