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Your favorite Canopy Faux Wood Blinds are now branded under Better Homes and Gardens : Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White Get the look of real wood at a fraction of the price. These Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds are made of durable moisture and heat resistant materials that won't fade, crack or warp. They're ideal for any room in your house — hang them in your bathroom, bedroom or kitchen. Embossed with the look and texture of wood, these elegant faux wood blinds feature 2" slats that allow light control while providing privacy. Plus, they can be mounted inside or outside your window frame for extra versatility. You can select from a variety of sizes to ensure a perfect match. The classic white tone ensures that these faux wood blinds can be matched to any home decor.
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Questions & Answers for Better Homes and Gardens Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)

Question

Can these blinds be shortened and how?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
bwbelle
 - Utah
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
10 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes..pull tabs at the bottom, loosen knot, cut to desired length (MAKE SURE to leave 1 blade length longer so blinds can fall right), remove excess blades, reattach string to bottom by tying knots & reattach tabs..instructions are to the back of the installation manual..hope that helps, good luck
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
Yes, you follow the directions that should have come with the blind.

If they didn't, take a flat head screw driver and pop the three "buttons" out of the bottom rail. Make sure to take the tension off the up and down strings.

Pull the rail off and take as many extra slats off that you don't need. You will have a lot of extra string. Cut the strings about 2 to 3 inches from the last slat.

Turn the bottom rail over and stuff the strings into the holes, the "buttons" as I call them have guides for the strings to fit in. When you have them where you want them, push them back into place.

This take patience and practice, it can be frustrating until you get the hang of it. Just make sure you get the raise and lower strings into the holes as well as the slat strings.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
ConservativeShopper
 - Harpers Ferry, WV
answer 3
Yes absolutely. Let the shades down all the way. Take the round clips off the very botton of the rail. Remove as many slats as needed put the clips back in then trim the strings. DO NOT cut the excess string until you know you have the right length.
Directions should have come with the blinds. I almost tossed mine as the page was very small.
answered 3 years ago
By
aaleiyah
 - Hodgenville
answer 4
The installation instructions show that you can shorten the blinds by taking off the bottom piece and removing the unwanted slats. However, I did not attempt to do this.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
MrsHazy
answer 5
Installation instructions that come with the product show you how to shorten the length. If you want to shorten the width, that may be a non-trivial exercise, and there is no instruction for it.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Notacheapskate
 - Fairfield, CA
answer 6
yes they can! but you'll have to ask my friend Mindy! i was afraid so she did it for me. the instructions are in the box. they are perfect now!
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
mama2peanut
 - Ft Worth, TX
answer 7
yes. there are caps on the bottom. you remove caps, pull strings and untie. Then remove the slats to the desired length. cut excess string (be sure to leave two rungs for reassembling) then put the bottom back together. you can shorten the pull strings at the same time so the final result is neater.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
leftycrafty
 - Grand Rapids, MI
answer 8
Yes, there are instructions included which tell you how to shorten the blinds.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
SavingDollarsAndCents
 - AZ
answer 9
Sure can!! 1. Make a mark as to how long you want it to be, I marked mine with a marker so I would know my stopping point. 2. At the bottom there are 2 round plastic covers or seals, remove them with a knife, careful not to break. 3. Undo the knot inside the hole, and slide the bottom part out. 4. continue to slide out as many of the "Whatchamacall them" 5. When done place the bottom part on the spot where you removed the last "whatchmacall it" and place the thread back into the hole, pull out a good amount cut and knot it double. be careful not to cut too much. replace the seals back into the holes. cut excess thread from where the "whatchamacall it" used to sit! It is super easy, work on the floor cause they slide out easy!!! good luck.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
lamera1
answer 10
Yes, you can shorten them very easily by untieing the bottom rail, removing your extra slats, placing the rail on the slat line where you need it located and then retieing it. There are instructions included with the blinds to assist you.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
worldbargainhunter
Question

Can these blinds be top mount or side mount?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes..just purchase 2 inches wider..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
yes to both
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
ConservativeShopper
 - Harpers Ferry, WV
answer 3
Both.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
townhouser
answer 4
Either way is fine.
answered 3 years ago
By
aaleiyah
 - Hodgenville
answer 5
They can be top mounted and side mounted. The brackets have holes for both configurations.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Notacheapskate
 - Fairfield, CA
answer 6
i used my old blind's side mount, but i'm going to move to the top of my window frame
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
mama2peanut
 - Ft Worth, TX
answer 7
Both. I top mounted mine
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
GreatToDecorate
 - University Heights, Ohio
answer 8
yes
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Jaehead
 - NC
answer 9
top only
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
leftycrafty
 - Grand Rapids, MI
Question

Are these vinyl or aluminum?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
mrqtclark
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
8 answers
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answer 1
Vinyl..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
vinyl (feels like a thick PVC)
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
ConservativeShopper
 - Harpers Ferry, WV
answer 3
They are an extremely strong plastic.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
townhouser
answer 4
I don't think they are either. They look and feel like wood. I love mine. Really look nice in my redecorated bedroom. You will not be sorry if you get these. Order the next size up though. They come shorter (about one inch) than stated. EX: If you need a 34 order a 35. If it is in between a number order the next higher number.
answered 3 years ago
By
aaleiyah
 - Hodgenville
answer 5
These are vinyl that mimic wood in texture.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Notacheapskate
 - Fairfield, CA
answer 6
vinyl
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
mama2peanut
 - Ft Worth, TX
answer 7
vinyl
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
leftycrafty
 - Grand Rapids, MI
answer 8
vinyl
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
worldbargainhunter
Question

if my width is slightly less than 35", should I orde 35" or 34"?

My window is a smidge smaller than 35" wide, what size width should I order, I don't want there to be a big gap.
Thanks!
asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
7 answers
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answer 1
35" will do the trick..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
Based on my experience, I would order the 35. I had a half inch variance and still have a little wiggle room.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
kangabitt
 - Iowa
answer 3
get the 35, it will be about a 34 1/2
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
ConservativeShopper
 - Harpers Ferry, WV
answer 4
Order the 35. They come an inch shorter than shown.
answered 3 years ago
By
aaleiyah
 - Hodgenville
answer 5
35, our windows are the same way and due to the way they are mounted it works perfect!
answered 3 years ago
By
SouthernLady77
answer 6
I bought a 29" blind, when I installed it, it actually was 28" which led to a comprimise of both safety & privacy, so buy the larger & cut to size.
answered 3 years ago
By
defoxx
 - FLORIDA
answer 7
You order 35 1/2 inch coz the blinds are 1/2 an inch shorter. When it says 35 in the exact size is 34 1/2 in wide.
answered 3 years ago
By
Jaycee1980
 - Fort Mill, SC
Question

can I get customized Faux blinds sized

My windows have customized mini blinds already,but would like to purchase 2in. wood Faux Blinds. you dont have the correct sizes showing.
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
5 answers
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answer 1
length yes, width no..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
Lowes or Home Depot..pretty standard item..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 3
check out this website. you can customize order them from walmart.
www.walmart.com/cp/Faux-Wood/105835
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
sharel
 - united states
answer 4
Blinds appear to be approximately 1/2 inch shorter than listed size which works perfect. I disassembled my blinds then used my table saw to cut them down to the correct size on windows that my blinds didn't fit.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
fromhattiesburg
 - Hattiesburg, MS
answer 5
I had this same problem. My windows measure 40 inches wide and I ordered 39 inches wide as it was closest. I don't work for Walmart but I am certain they don't offer custom sizing so if there is something close to the size of your windows then I would suggest ordering it.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
worldbargainhunter
Question

are they true white or an off white (on beige side)

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
jacke
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
4 answers
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answer 1
pure white
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
kandrwild
answer 2
true white
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
QueenCharlotte
answer 3
They are a white, they match the semi gloss white trim paint I have in my home
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Dodgesprt00
answer 4
true white
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
JDOGXD
Question

My windows are exactly 35" inside. Am I safe to get a 35" blind?

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Mywinnie
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
4 answers
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answer 1
yes
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Nancy562
 - california
answer 2
Yes the with will be ok the blind itself measures 34.5 on a 35 blind.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
blindshade
 - Alabama
answer 3
YES you need to order 35". I was leaning or the error of being wider when I should have gotten them an inch wider,
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
aaleiyah
 - Ky
answer 4
yes, the manufacturer makes a 35" blind to fit inside a 35" opening with the proper amount of space at the sides
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Watcher2011
Question

when I purchased a" CANOPY" faux blind, I thoughtI was buying a 29" blind, only to find that it was 28". Why is it advertised as 29" when it is not?

asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - FLORIDA
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Designed for inside windows which are never exact from end to end..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
The industry -this includes all the window blind manufacturers that I have run into-(many) redecorating homes-allows 1/2" on either side of blinds for some play with measurements and also so that the blinds do not interfere with the window casings.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
EllaHeyns
 - Byron Center Mi
answer 3
I had the same problem. I could have used an inch wider but it worked out anyway. I don't have a clue why they are off an inch .
answered 3 years ago
By
aaleiyah
 - Hodgenville
answer 4
The sizes in the blinds are 1/2 inch shorter so if your window is measured 29 you order 29 1/2. Wherever you buy it it's all like that.
answered 3 years ago
By
Jaycee1980
 - Fort Mill, SC
Question

Size for inside mount!

I have read here that the blinds are an inch to a 1/2 inch shorter in width and most people are stating to go up to the next size.I am wondering if you mounted the blinds on the inside or outside of the window.I plan to mount mine inside the window and would like to know if i would still need to go up a size.Thank-you!!!
asked 2 years, 11 months ago
By
nitpick
 - Beaufort,NC
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Inside measurements are given..34 1/2" window requires a 35" blind..good luck
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 2
For my inside mounting, I went up 1/2" and 1/8th inch with good results. You do have some wiggle room. I have read reviews that go as far as 3" wiggle room, but I surely would not recommend pushing that far on an inside mount.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
kangabitt
 - Iowa
answer 3
You wouldn't want to go larger - the blinds would not fit! The brackets are each about 1" wide, so the narrower blinds should easily fit
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Rocque
 - Midlands, SC
answer 4
Yes, you should get a size larger. Most mfg actual blinds sizes are approx 1/2" shorter for inside mount. If your actual inside window measures 58 1/2" in width, get 59" wide blinds.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
islandgirl68
Question

my widow measures 70 inchs wide I want to mount inside what size should I order I was going to get two 35 inch blinds.

I keep putting off my order since I am so unsure of what size I should get. Thanks
asked 2 years, 9 months ago
By
shar525
on Better Homes and Gardens 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White (Formerly Canopy 2" Faux Wood Blinds, White)
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Two 35 inch wide will work. I hope you measured with a good, metal only tape measure.... no fabric or plastic ones you measure your waist with to sew. If push comes to shove, you can file down the plastic mounting hardware. My windows are black metal framed and ugh with the space in the center. Mine are two windows together, but 72 inches wide, so I really needed a 36 wide and a 37 wide, but they don't make them..... I am considering painting that middle window frame white... it looks ugh with a black space in the middle. lol
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
MsJaxFla
 - Jax, FL
answer 2
2 35" will work fine..
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
SoonToBeGroom
 - B.R., La
answer 3
My window measured 70 3/4 (inside mount), and the 71" blind was a snug fit. Other reviewers have reported up to a 3" variance, but I question their tape measuring skills. Be sure that you're measuring from bracket to bracket. There are those who say that these can be easily cut down, but I'm not personally that confident...
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
kangabitt
 - Iowa
answer 4
you can't do 2 35" blinds. I don't know if they make 34" sets, but that would be your best bet...Now if your opening is 70 1/2" it will work. If its exactly 70 you gotta go smaller
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Jason33ski
 - Pittsburgh
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