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Old 03-29-2008, 08:40 AM   #1
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We want to replace the bedroom blinds in our motorhome they are the metal slat type that used to be called "venetian" the problem is there is a valance around the blind and I can't figure out how to get the blind out with out removing the cover that i don't want to remove
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We want to replace the bedroom blinds in our motorhome they are the metal slat type that used to be called "venetian" the problem is there is a valance around the blind and I can't figure out how to get the blind out with out removing the cover that i don't want to remove
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Old 03-29-2008, 09:43 AM   #3
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I don't know what kink of rig you've got but I've done this before. The valance has to be removed-- that is a fairly easy job. There are usually a few screws holding each one on . Use a #2 square bit screwdriver to remove the screws.

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Max is right, you will have to remove the valence. If you don't have the #2 pan bit screwdriver, you should go to lowes and buy one. We have done ours, its not that big a deal.

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I agree with Max and Dave. Find the screws holding the valences in place. Once they are removed it is a piece of cake...

When we got our 2005 Daybreak (last November with only 2503 miles on it) the first thing that needed to be done was to measure up for new Day / Night shades. We caught a sale thru Camping World and did the entire rig (even the little one by the kitchen sink) for about $400.00.
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While it is a lot easier to install new blinds with the valance removed, you should be able to remove the existing blinds without removing the valance. Usually, there are two clips that hold the blind in place. You may have to feel around and use a flashlight to get a closer look. i know they're there because I've done what you're trying to do.

Keep in mind, the manufacturer puts the blinds in after the valancea are installed so that means it can be done. If all else fails, call the dealer and/or the manufacturer to see how to release the blinds. Best of luck.

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