Best Way to Measure Windows for Blinds

Inside vs. Outside Mount
Inside Mount BlindInside mount blinds fit within the window casing, providing a more finished look. The image on the left depicts a blind mounted fully within the window casing. Inside mount window treatments also include those that are mounted partially within the window casing, but extend outside slightly. Click on the image to your left for a closer look, or click directly on our measuring for inside mount blinds link to learn how to measure for this mounting type.

Outside Mount BlindOutside mount blinds fit completely on the outside of the window casing. This mount is typically required on windows with ornate molding. Click on the image to your right for a closer look, or click directly on our measuring for outside mount blinds link to learn how to measure for this type. Of course, your home may require blinds of both mounting types.

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