Step 4: Attach the mounting brackets

attach mounting brackets
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Hold the bracket in place, making sure that you align it with the screw pilot holes bored into the head jamb.

Fasten the bracket with two pan-head screws.

Install the remaining mounting brackets.

Tip: If necessary, install extension brackets to project the shade past any obstructions, such as a window handle.

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    Tools List

    • ratcheting screwdriver
      Multi-tip screwdriver
    • Awl
      Awl
    • 16-foot tape measure
      Tape measure
    • two-foot level
      2-foot level and straight board
    • drill
      Drill/driver with 1/16-inch-diameter bit
    • utility knife
      Utility knife

    Shopping List

    1. WINDOW SHADE

    2. MOUNTING BRACKETS AND SCREWS (COME WITH SHADE)

    3. WOOD SHIM