Filling the gap between wall and Vertical Blind head rail.

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Old 09-23-14, 08:39 PM
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Filling the gap between wall and Vertical Blind head rail.

Hello,
My first project of installing the blinds is not going well.
I took wall to wall measurement and went to Home Depot and got the Home Decor premium Faux wood blinds.
After coming home I realized that the vertical measurement wasn't accurate as there is a half inch tile that starts 15 inches from the top.
I went and got the blinds cut.
Now I noticed that the Head rail is too short and not secured well as shown in the pics.

I would really appreciate if you could give me an idea how to fill the gap between the wall and the head rail.

Thanks in advance.
 
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Old 09-23-14, 09:09 PM
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Looks like you need to take the blinds down, take your end caps off, and move them in 1/2" on each side.
 
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Old 09-24-14, 04:09 AM
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to elaborate, a small block of plywood between the bracket and the wall will close up the gap.
 
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Old 09-24-14, 04:19 AM
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Blind brackets have the option of being screwed into the side of the window frame or screwed into the header of the window frame. Unscrew the brackets, and re-attach at the correct width by screwing them into the header of the window.
 
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Old 09-24-14, 10:33 AM
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Those are horizontal blinds, not vertical blinds.
 

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