How to Replace a Blind Tilter Menu

Time to replace the wand tilter on your window blinds? It's easy! Just follow the simple steps in the video above, or follow the instructions below.

tilter mechanism on horizontal blindsInstructions for replacing the blind tilt for horizontal blinds:

  1. Remove blinds from the window.
  2. Remove the end stiffener from the end of the headrail where the tilt mechanism is located.
  3. Slide the tilt rod out to free tilt mechanism.
  4. Snap-out the tilt mechanism.
  5. Replace the tilt mechanism with the new one. Make sure the new tilt mechanism is fully seated in the control route/punch of the headrail.
  6. Slide the tilt rod back in through the new tilt mechanism.
  7. Replace the end stiffener.

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Budget-friendly faux woods are resistant to moisture and humidity, so they’re perfect for bathrooms (like our 2” Designer Faux Wood treatments shown here in Chestnut) and kitchens. Customize them with features like cloth tape to create a one-of-a-kind designer look. 
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There’s nothing like the old-world quality and craftsmanship of real and rich-looking faux wood plantation-style shutters. (Our Designer Wood Shutters are shown here in Harvest.) They go with any décor, and are available in louver sizes from 2.5” to 4.5”. 
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