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How to measure

As standard our pleated blinds use metal brackets as mounting device. They can either be installed directly onto the window frame or on the wall, covering the whole window recess. Other mounting options are available and can be viewed here. If you wish to order one of the alternative mounting options, kindly contact us for detailed information on measurements and installation options.

Pleated blinds - Measurement Guides


Many of our pleated blinds are also available for roof windows. Please heed the advice below when measuring your roof window.

Installation on the window frame

Installation on the window frame

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

installation on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind, please measure the width and length of the glass surface of the window and add the desired excess length. To simplify the installation of the finished blind mark the measuring points on all four corners of the window frames. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.

Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented up or down. The leg is 13/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.

Where on the window?

  • Assembly on the window frame with mounting bracket
  • Mounting options: mounting brackets
  • Area on the window: window frame / window casement

Installation on the wall

Installation on the wall

Height = niche height + desired supernatant

Width = niche width + desired supernatant

Installation on the wall To determine the measurements of the pleated blind, please measure the width and length of the glass surface of the window and add the desired excess length. To simplify the installation of the finished blind mark the measuring points on all four corners of the window frames. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.

Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented up or down. The leg is 13/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.

This installation method covers the whole window recess. To determine the measurements of the pleated blind, please measure the length and width of the window recess and add the desired excess length. We recommend adding an excess length of 2’’ to either side and to the top. To simplify the installation of the finished blind mark the measuring points on all four corners.

Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented up or down. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation, especially in the close proximity of the window sill.

Where on the window?

Triangular windows

Just like trapezoid windows, triangular windows are often to be found on the gables of houses with a peaked roof. Acting as an additional light source it seems natural for inhabitants to wish for flexible light control. Pleated blinds provide just that.

Installation on the window frame
Installation on the window frame

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.
Please note: Depending on the layout you choose, the finished pleated blind might leave a small open gap in the tip of the triangle.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window

Position:

Installation on the window frame
Installation on the window frame

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof windows

Position:

Installation on the window frame
» note: The following layouts are currently only available on request:
Installation on the window frame

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.
Please note: The finished pleated blind will leave a small gap in the tip of the triangle.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window
Trapezoid windows

A typical form for windows on the gables of houses with a peaked roof is the trapezoid window. There are two forms in general: Trapezoid windows with the parallel sides oriented vertically and trapezoid windows with the parallel sides oriented horizontally.

Installation on the window frame
» note: The following layouts are currently only available on request:
Installation on the window frame (mounting brackets)

Height 1 = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Height 2 = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Make sure to measure both heights perpendicular to the base of the window.
Mark the measuring points on the wall to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window

Position:

Installation on the window frame
Installation on the window frame

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 1 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 2 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window

Position:

Installation on the window frame
Installation on the window frame

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 1 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 2 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • Mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window

Just like trapezoid and triangular windows, pentagonal windows are often to be found on the gables of houses with a peaked roof. Acting as an additional light source it seems natural for inhabitants to wish for flexible light control. Our custom pleated blinds provide just that.

Installation on the window frame
» note: The following layouts are currently only available on request:
Installation on the window frame

Height 1 = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Height 2 = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 1 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 2 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Make sure to measure both heights perpendicular to the base of the window.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • Mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window

Position:

Hexagonal windows are either to be found on the gables of houses with peaked roofs or as a means of decorating a façade. Pleated blinds provide flexible sun protection and light control for such windows without covering their beautiful shape.

Installation on the window frame
» note: The following layouts are currently only available on request:
Installation on the window frame

Height 1 = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Height 2 = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 1 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

Width 2 = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant

on the window frame To determine the measurements of the pleated blind please measure the clear dimensions of the glass surface and add the desired excess length. The minimum excess length is 13/16’’all round. Beware to keep a minimum distance of 3/8’’ to the window handles and other protruding components.
Our metal mounting brackets can be installed with the screw-on leg oriented towards or away from the glass surface. The leg is 1 3/16’’ in length. Please make sure to allow enough space for your chosen way of installation.
Make sure to measure both heights perpendicular to the base of the window.
Mark the measuring points on the window frame to simplify the installation of the pleated blind later on.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • Mounting brackets

More mounting options:

  • roof window
Measurement instructions for Rounded Windows

» Note: With equally long legs of the quarter circle system the rounding is produced in the same radius. Other round shapes or semicircular systems are manufactured at a surcharge only by template.

Installation on the window frame
Installation on the window frame (with mounting brackets)

Height = Height of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant (at least 13/16")

Width = Width of glass incl. rubber seal + desired supernatant (at least 13/16")

on the window frame Pay attention to minimum 3/7" from the window handle. Mark the used measurement points as an aid to subsequent assembly.

Where on the window?
on the window frame

Area on the window:
window frame / window casement

Mounting options:

  • mounting brackets

Position:

How to measure Roof Windows

Installation in the frame

» note: When fitting between the rafters please measure the width at several points and deduct the narrowest dimension from 5mm. In the length please consider the vents up and down. In your order please specify always finished dimensions (for system size).

  • tiefe messen
    depth measure
  • breite messen
    width measure
  • Wintergarten
    sketch measure

Installation on the window frame

» note: When mounting on the rafters, please measure the distance between the rafters and add the desired supernatant left and right. In the length please consider the vents up and down. In your order please specify always finished dimensions (for system size).

  • tiefe messen
    depth measure
  • breite messen
    width measure
  • Wintergarten
    sketch measure