Uninstalling Hunter Douglas wooden blinds

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Old 09-30-20, 07:28 AM
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Question Uninstalling Hunter Douglas wooden blinds

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I have custom-cut Hunter Douglas 2-inch slat horizontal wooden blinds that were installed for me about ten years ago. One of them, which is 60 inches and very heavy, has had to be restrung several times. (Had I the chance to do this over, I would NOT have gotten a blind this large.) Currently, it does not stay all the way up but drops down about halfway (I can hear the latch scraping against the cord.)

I'm in New York City and places tend to charge exorbitant fees for pickup and delivery (just had a place in Manhattan quote me $150 for each trip.) I'd like to remove the blind myself and just bring it somewhere but I'm not sure how hard that is. Can anyone give me any tips?

Thanks in advance,
- Steve
 
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Old 09-30-20, 09:27 AM
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It's pretty hard to offer help without knowing or seeing the details.
A picture or two of the top of the blinds would be helpful..... How-to-insert-pictures.
 
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Old 09-30-20, 09:35 AM
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The end of the bracket should flip up or out. Can be difficult. Are they faux blinds? Faux tends to be heavy but real wood is very light.
 
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In most cases you just look and see how they are attached. Some blinds slide onto mounting brackets and you tip the outer edge of the blind up to get the tab of the bracket out of a slot on the blind and pull them out. Others are screwed in place and you need to remove the screws.
 
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A lot of blinds have a tab in back behind the blind that releases the back edge, which allows you to roll the bottom of the blind toward you. On long blinds you have to release all the clips to get it to roll out.

A photo of the clip would help.
 
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Old 10-01-20, 04:49 AM
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This might apply to your blinds.
https://cdn2.hunterdouglas.com/stati...nch-plus_3.pdf
 
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Hello all,

Thanks for the advice and the manual! I've attached two photos of the top of the blinds but I'm honestly not sure how helpful they are.

Best regards,
- Steve


 
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Not really helpful at all. We would need to see either the bracket on the end or if the intermediate ones mounted to the wall.
 
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Hi all,

Thanks. Due to the fact that the blind has other blinds on either side and a large valance without much space behind, I wasn't sure how well I'd be able to get photos. I ended up seeking professional help after all.

Best regards,
- Steve
 
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