Fix Your Vertical Blinds

This simple fix will extend the life of your blinds
With this tool, you can fix that broken slat
Did one of your slats break out?
well we can fix this
Turn it to the opposite end and using the hold punch, make a hole in the center
Now push it up into the connector
There you go... good as new!
In order to cut this ugly part off, warm it first with your hair dryer before cutting it off.

Frequently asked questions

Have a question about this project?

3 of 6 questions
  • J D Sawchak J D Sawchak on Feb 05, 2017
    What happens at the bottom after you cut the blind short?

  • Tom11341280 Tom11341280 on Feb 06, 2017
    What do you do when the connector is broken?

  • Pam Pam on Feb 26, 2018

    What do you use to cut the slats? I have blinds in my new house that are to long, they rub the window sill.


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2 of 35 comments
  • Woo14545475 Woo14545475 on Feb 08, 2017
    You can purchase repair clips at Home Depot for a couple $$

  • Jane Jane on Feb 09, 2017
    The repair clips are metal and I have used them before from Home Depot. They are visible unless you can paint them the color of your shades.