The Columbia Shade Company

Measuring & Installation
Taking accurate measurements is the first step to ordering your shades. Please see our Measuring Guidelines to help you get the look you want and if you need any help just contact us
Installation - Basswood porchshades
Installing your new shades is not a difficult task. With a few simple tools your news shades will be hanging in no time and ready for years of functional and beautiful use. Please refer to our installation instructions for indoor or outdoor porchshades
Installation - Indoor Basswood and Woven wood shades
Screws and universal type brackets are provided that will handle inside, outside, or overhead the window frame installations.  
  • Screw the brackets to wall or window frame with the double prong at the top
  • Slide the headrali of the shade into the bracket guiding the single prong between the slats and yarn (if necessary shift but do not cut weaving yarn)
  • Once shade is in place screw bracket to shade from the bottom prong 

  • Pull the cord stragith down to lift the shade
  • Move the cord toward the center of the shade to lock the shade at desired heigh
  • Move the cords to the outside to unlock and let the shade down
  • Avoid dragging the cord across the cord lock to ensure cord does not fray
Take accurate measurements of your window or porch opening, use our measuring guidelines below

When you are ready to place you order please let us know:
  • Width and Length
  • Pattern
  • Paint or stain color (or unfinished)
  • Roman fold or Roll Up operation
  • Operating cord on the right or left (default right)
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