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How to fix a Venetian blind?

Last updated:
14 March, 2024
Reading time: 2 minutes
white venetian blind in kitchen

Normally, with the passage of time and use, the venetian blinds They tend to deteriorate, and the tape that helps them open and close, or some of the slats that make them up, wear out. If you don't know how to fix a venetian blindWe'll tell you about it below.

What are Venetian blinds?

The venetian blinds can be installed on the ceiling or on the wall, are made up of wooden, aluminium or PVC slats that can be adjusted in height using a cable or ribbon. In this way, we can regulate the light that enters the interior according to our needs. Likewise, this type of blind is ideal when you want to create a more private or intimate atmosphere and is suitable for use in homes, offices or premises.

Another feature is that we can available in a wide range of colours according to our taste and the decoration of the rooms. But like all blinds, it needs regular maintenance and, on occasions, some of the parts of its mechanism need to be replaced due to deterioration.

Wear and tear is something we can't avoid, as they are constantly used by raising and lowering them, but fixing them is very easy.

Why fix the Venetian blind?

Sometimes it can be a little difficult to raise and lower a venetian blind. This can be due to the cord being dirty (covered with grease and dust), gaining more volume and not performing its function. In this case, it should be cleaned or replaced with a new one.

Similarly, if the cord is pulled too hard, it may break and need to be replaced. It can also happen that one of the slats breaks and we do not have to replace the entire blind.

Therefore, if we want to extend the life of our Venetian blinds and make them look as if they have just been bought, it is advisable to carry out good maintenance and replace the parts in poor condition to avoid having to buy a new one.

How to fix a Venetian blind?

Next, we are going to tell you how to fix a Venetian blind. You will see that it is a very simple process and that it will take very little time. As for the tools to use, we will need a new blind cord, blind slats made of the same material as the Venetian blind, screwdriver, screw and hammer.

To change the cord

  • We open the upper part of the blind and untie the damaged cord in this part.
  • Untie the cord at the bottom of the blind.
  • Carefully remove the damaged cord.
  • We place the new cord in the blind, imitating the path of the old cord in the mechanism.
  • Close the top cover of the roller shutter and check whether the new tape makes the roller shutter work properly.

To change the palette

  • We use a screwdriver to remove the blind from the window and open the upper box where the slats are retained when the blind is opened.
  • We place it horizontally on a flat surface.
  • We remove the slats below the deteriorated slats and the deteriorated units themselves.
  • Insert the new slats and secure the cord through the slats until all the slats are in place.
  • Once the shutter has been repaired, we put it back in place.
  • We check the operation of the venetian blind.

As you have seen, repairing a venetian blind is very simple and will not take up much of your time. If the blind is still not working properly, check that the elements are securely fastened. Once everything is perfect, you will be able to enjoy your venetian blind as good as new again.

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Written by: Javier Marquez Barneto

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