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Cost-effective blackout roller blind with side-channels?

I want to fit a blackout blind with side channels into which the blind fits to eliminate light leakage around the edges of the blind. Here's an example of this kind of blind fitment: ...
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Motor for DIY Remote controlled shades

I'm currently undertaking a project to build remote controlled shades from scratch. I currently have every piece figured out except I don't know know much about the motors involved in something like ...
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Electric blackout blinds

I've looked at the questions that have already been posed and they go some of the way to the situation I have. I will attempt to remove the cassette that houses an electric motor and the sidebars as ...
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Where do I install an outside mount for blinds?

I'm installing faux wood blinds in my home. I prefer the outside mount because it looks better on my windows, however the molding is a weird design. The head casing and side casing don't meet at a ...
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Reverse a roller shade

I have some levolor roller shades and after much struggling with them I realized that the problem is that they are the wrong way around. They have a pin on one end and a kind of flat piece that sits ...
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Can I make a tie up or roll up curtain with pack cloth?

I need roll up blackout shades for two windows. I thought I would use denier coated pack cloth because it blocks sunlight and is also pretty cheap. I would follow the instructions similar to here to ...
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How do I reattach a hunter douglas clutch cable?

My hunter douglas clutch cable, for their shades, has ripped open at what appears to be a glue line. Is there a way to repair it without replacing it? (ie, some sort of glue or kit i can use)?
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sliding window with electric roller shutter doesn't fully close

I have this window which doesn't fully close. It stucks at some point while closing. I can hear its electric motor still working but something prevents it from fully closing. So half of the holes are ...