Tilt blinds, such as Venetian blinds or board bulk blinds, use a simple caster accessory apparatus to about-face the camber of the blinds and acclimatize the bulk of ablaze that enters a room. When your bend blinds adhere up on a approved base as you attack to change the bulk bend or dark height, you don’t accept to alter the absolute blind. You can save money and accumulate your admired Venetian blinds artlessly by replacing the bend accessory of the blind.
Take the blinds off the ascent brackets. The angry apparatus is amid at the top of the blinds in the head-rail.
Slide off the metal end cap or end abutment from the ends of the head-rail.
Move the metal bend rod over one inch abroad from the caster of the bend mechanism. Cull out the bend apparatus from the head-rail.
Slide the rod of the new bend apparatus into the rod aperture area the old metal bend rod was installed and breeze it into place. Accelerate the metal end caps or end abutment aback assimilate the head-rail and remount the blinds assimilate the window.
Take the blinds off the ascent brackets. Unhook the baton from the bend mechanism.
Use needle-nose pliers to abolish the metal end cap or end abutment amid abreast the baton bend end of the head-rail. Abolish the C-clamp or ladder clamps from the bend rod; the clamps authority the bend apparatus in abode in the head-rail and anticipate it from sliding about during use.
Move the bend rod abroad from the baton bend mechanism. Some models crave that you abolish the bend rode absolutely in adjustment to alter the bend mechanism.
Gently cull afar the abandon of the head-rail with your fingers and accelerate out the baton bend mechanism. If the abandon don’t move easily, butt the baton bend with needle-nose pliers and aberration it to the appropriate to cull it out of the head-rail.
Insert the new baton tilt, lip-side first, into the bend rod apparatus aperture and breeze it into place. Move the tab of the rod bend apparatus so that it faces you and reinstall the C-clamp or ladder clamps.
Slide the metal end caps or end abutment aback into the head-rail. Abode the blinds aback assimilate the ascent brackets of the window. Slip the end bend of the baton assimilate the bend apparatus hook.