Wooden shutter blinds offer a cheaper alternative to genuine wood blinds. The faux woods can also place a 2-inch wood-like blind in a room that receives a lot of heat or moisture, which can stretch and tone a true wood blind. Faux blinds can be made entirely in PVC or a composite of wood, PVC and vinyl. Installing 2-inch faux wood blinds similar to the usual wood blind installation; however, it is important to always use a center bracket as faux wood weighs more than natural wood.
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Determine if you want to mount your 2-inch wooden shutter blinds inside the window frame or out on the frame itself. Inside mounted blinds need not less than 3½ inches of window mounting area to be fully aligned with the windowsill. However, the 2-inch faux wood can be mounted if the window has at least 1¾ inches of mounting space, but protrudes from the window frame. Measure the inside of the window frame to determine which option works best.
Use a pen to mark where each console should be placed. For inside mounting, place one of the brackets inside the frame at the desired location and place a dot inside each screw hole. For exterior mounting, place the wooden shutter blinds up to the windowsill and draw a line showing where the end of the blind should hang. Hold the console up to the line and mark through the screw holes to show where the console will be installed. Repeat this process on the opposite side of the window.how to hang wooden blinds, how to hang shutters