Do you often arrive at your destination, only to find your blinds have dropped down?
This is not uncommon. There is a simple way to tighten, or tension your blinds and fly screens on your caravan windows.
This is for just one particular style of caravan window. There are many out there. But if yours has 8 screws holding the inner window frame, this is for you.
Remove The Window Frame
First, remove the inner window surround via 8 screws…
Lift from the Locating Tabs
Once you have removed all 8 screws, Carefully Slide / Lift the window surround UP to lift off the 2 tabs that hang the surround over the window opening.
Once removed, you can see that Both blind and fly screen tension is held by 1 long piece of cord.
To tension, you only need to tighten this a little more.
Please be careful… when you loosen these screw, it will want to withdraw back into the frame… if you lose it… its very hard to get it back.
Grab the crimped cord with a pair of plyers.. a good hold.
Loosen both screws (but DONT remove them…
Pull the cord to put more tension on the length…
Then tighten up the screws.
Do this on both sides. You wont need to do too much… just 1 or 2 cm’s should do it.
You can see, this whole length of cord is what gives the tension.
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