Tape Measure Guide

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Using a retractable steel tape measure will provide most accurate measurements. Fabric, cloth tapes, or yard sticks are not as accurate measuring devices.

Helpful Tip

To obtain the most accurate measurement when mounting blinds and shades inside the window frame, place the base of the tape measure on one side then extend the metal tip to the other side. Be sure to add the size of the tape base to your overall measurement.