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How to attach the cords of a blind

Last updated:
14 March, 2024
Reading time: 3 minutes
Pink roller blind

With the passage of time, it is inevitable that the blinds eventually wear outThe most often damaged parts are the slats or fabric, or the strings. The part that usually gets damaged the most is the rope or the chain, as they are touched the most and are not made of very durable materials. In these cases, it is interesting to know how to attach the cords of a blind.

Replacing the cord of a blind may seem like a very complicated task, but it's really not that much of a joke, you just need a little patience. Instead of buying a new blind, you can give it a second use and enjoy it as good as new.

How to attach the cords of a blind

When it comes to replacing the blind cordsit is all going to depend on what type of blind let us have. If you have a roller blind, the process to follow will be very simple, as its system is based on a mechanism in which the blind tube and the chain are fitted to lower or raise the blind, for example.

Below, we will discuss how to attach the cords to a blind depending on the product model, whether it is a roller blind or a fabric model with a chain or compact model.

Attaching the cords of a roller blind

Changing the ropes of this type of mechanism is quite easy and we are going to show you how to do it in a very simple way so that you don't waste your time or lose your patience.

The first thing is unhook the mechanism with care and caution so as not to damage the fabric and with the fabric, as far as possible, tucked in as far as possible.

We must remove the part of the mechanism the chain is part of, paying close attention to how it is fitted into the groove of the tube and the groove of the mechanism.

We remove the chainby separating it from the mechanism. It must cut across the top which prevents the blind from being raised or closed. Be sure to check the position of the second stop and then reposition it once the cord has been repaired.

All that remains is for you to check that the roller blind works properly.

Attaching the cords of a fabric blind

In case we have a fabric blindyou should know that the changing the rope depends on the type of mechanism, which can be chain or compact.

Chain mechanism

As with all models with fabric blinds mechanismThe unhook the cloth and remove the mechanism from the brackets afterwards. As the mechanism is a chain mechanism, the chain is always continues and, in this case, we must not cut the chainThe cover of the mechanism can be removed without any problems. It is only necessary to open two tabs at the bottom and two more at the back.

Subsequently, the place the new rope in the position of the previous one and close the cover. We must make sure that the spring that it contains is well fixed. Now all that remains is to check that everything is working properly, hang the blind and then the fabric.

Compact blind mechanism

The first step is to similar to chain mechanisms. The fabric is initially removed from the mechanism and then the mechanism is unhooked from the brackets. Subsequently, in the area of the chain the three screws are removed located in the mechanism. After the cover is removed, the rope is removed and is replaced by the new we have purchased. This is a very simple step where you will have no difficulty in changing the rope.

Finally, it will reassemble everything as it was At the beginning, we put the fabric and the mechanism in place and test how it works.

So far we have seen how to change the cord of a blind. Being able to change the cord will will save money and choose the chain or cord you want. These simple steps will help you to change the blind cord without any problems.

At Systems24h we help you to solve any problems you may have with your blinds or roller blinds, as well as giving you the best advice so that you don't waste time or money.

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Written by: Javier Marquez Barneto

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