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Put a boat awning on a window door

The boat blinds come in a wide range of colors and sizes. Their installation is greatly facilitated by a fixing system on window (PVC) which is done only with the help of a screwdriver, the blind to have a width greater than 3 cm approximately that of the glass.

Necessary material

  • Metre
  • Screwdriver
  • Boat blind
  • Clips for blinds
  • Interior blind kit for roof window

Steps

  1. Lay the gallows
  2. Clip the boat blind

Lay the gallows

Assembly of the elements of the gallows

Assembly of the elements of the gallows

1. The top bar of the awning rests on brackets attached directly to the top of each window leaf. Assemble the elements of these supports with a screw (provided in the kit).

Setting up a gallows

Setting up a gallows

2. Open the window now. Place a first gallows, straddling the top of the window sill.

Blocking the gallows

Blocking the gallows

3. A screw allows the locking of the stem in a good position. Tighten the screw in moderation to avoid splitting the plastic.

Blocking of the second stem set up

Blocking of the second stem set up

4. Install the second stem, making sure to position it symmetrically with respect to the first. Tighten the stem locking screw.

Clip the boat blind

Installation of the awning in the gallows

Installation of the awning in the gallows

1. Close the window. Present the awning to clip its top rail on the brackets you just placed.

Installing covers on the locking screws

Installing covers on the locking screws

2. For a perfect finish, PVC covers are fixed on the locking screws of the brackets on the window flaps.

Checking the operation of the blind

Checking the operation of the blind

3. Test the operation of the awning by operating the pull cord. Equip other window leaves.

(photos / visuals: © Castorama, except special mention)

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