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Vertical Blinds tight to open

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by stevepbuk, 17 Oct 2019.

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    Hi,

    I took some vertical blinds down from our bow window to decorate but after putting them back up they appear a lot more difficut to open. I have taken them back down and cant see anything obvious wrong with them. I have also sprayed silicon on the rail but this hasnt made any noticable impact. Has anyone got any idea what else I can try.

    Thanks for looking

    Steve
     
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    What do you mean by "open", rotate the veins or move them across the window? Can you post a pic of the top of the blinds & the rails?
     
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    Hi, I meant move them accross window sorry. I have included a photo. Thanks for your help. IMG_20191019_193022.jpg
     
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    Did you clean & lubricate gear & the rollers for the draw cord?
     
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    Hi, yes I used silicon spray and cleaned everything before putting back up.
     
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    Is it any different if you turn the blades through 90 & 180 degrees ?
     
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