Tip: Blinds can be fixed!

Make those blinds last a little longer by using this quick fix
t blinds can be fixed, home decor
t blinds can be fixed, home decor
When the top of the blind breaks and falls out
t blinds can be fixed, home decor
Use a common hole punch
t blinds can be fixed, home decor
Turn the blind to the opposite end and punch a hole in the center.
t blinds can be fixed, home decor
Slip it up into the clip
t blinds can be fixed, home decor
Works just like the slot does. Easy fix! If you want to cut the broken end, I would first soften it with a blow dryer because it will split otherwise.

Anyone do anything different??
  11 answers
  • Colleen Thompson Colleen Thompson on Jan 22, 2017
    Seems a better fix than mine. I take that strong clear package tape and fold over the end where it is broken, making sure to make thick enough of a layer to hang securely on the hanger dealy it attaches to. Eventually, though, time causes it to fall again. I like this fix of yours better. Clever!

  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jan 22, 2017
    This is brilliant! I hate when that happens!

  • Kathy Bitzan Kathy Bitzan on Jan 23, 2017
    I've done this many times, its a great fix and they are fairly easy to cut. I haven't found a fix for the other end except taping white paper over the broken hole so it is not so noticeable if it can't be cut because a short one would really stick out. Or move it to the end where it would be less noticeable.

  • Debbie Wilhelm Sims Debbie Wilhelm Sims on Jan 23, 2017
    That is exactly what I do!!! Works great!

  • Cath Cath on Jan 25, 2017
    I was using heavy tape and a hole punch until my mate found metal sleeves online. (Pretty cheap too) Just place the sleeve at the broken end and it's a NEW end.
    We've put these sleeves on all vertical vanes. No more falling! Like new.
    Of course, I've got cornices to cover the metal.

  • Darlene Heichelbech Darlene Heichelbech on Jan 25, 2017
    cleaning blinds is a snap put water in tub just enough to cover the blinds add dish soap or laundry and a little bleach swish them in the water when clean take the shower head and rinse!@ thet sparkle clean like new

  • Mia Mia on Jan 25, 2017
    I really love this idea. Broken blinds are a constant with kids and pets.
    What pray tell do you do if the hook has broken away?? Please help.

  • Margaret Powell Margaret Powell on Jan 25, 2017
    There is always DUCT tape...LOL

    • Mia Mia on Jan 26, 2017
      Thank you. LOL! Not sure that will go over very well. There must be a way to change out the clips or to circumvent them. Does anyone know?

  • Mia Mia on Jan 26, 2017
    Excellent!! I'll try it tonight!