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VELUX roof window - wrong alignment for blind tabs

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by notsogood, 10 Jul 2021.

  1. notsogood

    notsogood

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    We had two VELUX roof windows installed a couple of years ago when we did our extension. I bought a genuine blackout blind and I tried to install it but I realised the tabs where I'm supposed to slide the blind in are the wrong way round. I'm attaching a picture for your reference.

    Is this something easily fixable (either by myself or a handyman - I'm a total newbie when it comes to DIY!) or I'd be better off calling a VELUX installer?

    Thanks everybody.
     

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    Nothing wrong there! what makes you thing something is wrong?
     
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    Both the instructions for the blind and this video (2:50) show that the tab shouldn't be going top to bottom but should be horizontally aligned. If I try to slide the blinds in, it doesn't fit as the hole on the side of the blind expects an horizontal tab. (not a native speaker, hopefully what I meant is clear!)
     
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    They are 100% correct way round (Just checked ours).

    What issues are you having as the blind just clips into those.

    Check this video at 2.30

     
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    Err, I guess you are right. Not sure why I got it wrong - I was looking at it the wrong way :love: apologies.
     
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