DIY Roller Shade Troubleshoot
Here goes the easy troubleshoot for roller shades.
1. Having hard time to Raise the Blinds?
After discarding the window shade from the bracket turn the pin on the side with the tension spring with a plier.
If you feel some tension, hang them back up and you’re done.
2. Too slow or fast blind roll up?
tension spring adjustment needed…..
For slow roll ups- Discard the shades from the bracket keeping it lowered. Roll up by hand to the half way point and replace them. DONE!!It’ll work fine.
For fast roll ups- Discard the shade from the brackets keeping it up. Unroll it by hand to the half way point and replace them. DONE!! It should be good to go.
3. Blinds Won’t Stay Down?
Need to clean the rachet or paw. Keeping the shade up take the roll up blinds down to clean the rachet.
Remove any dust from the rachet using a toothpick and compressed air. Apply some silicon
spray. That all you have to fix that problem.
Going through the process you’ll know if the roller shade is still usable. If it’s not then you can buy new from the market.
Some other troubleshooting process of a roller shade
If your window roller shade is not functioning properly, there are a few steps you can take to troubleshoot the issue:
- Check the mounting hardware: Make sure that the mounting hardware for the shade is secure and that the shade is properly aligned with the window frame.
- Check the spring mechanism: If your roller shade has a spring-loaded mechanism, make sure that the spring is functioning properly and is not broken or stretched out.
- Check the cord: If your roller shade has a cord, make sure that it is not tangled or stuck. If the cord is damaged, it may need to be replaced.
- Check the fabric: Make sure that the fabric of the shade is not damaged or frayed. If the fabric is damaged, it may need to be repaired or replaced.
- Check the mounting brackets: If the mounting brackets are loose or damaged, they may need to be tightened or replaced.
If these troubleshooting steps do not resolve the issue, it may be necessary to consult the manufacturer’s instructions or seek the assistance of a professional repair service.