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How to install external roll up blind?

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How to install external roll up blind?

 

I recently bought this product from bunnings https://www.bunnings.com.au/windoware-2-1m-outdoor-roll-up-blind-1500mm-x-2100mm-northern-sands_p126...

but have no idea how or where to attach it on the exterior of the window. I'm not sure if the soffit is structurally strong enough to be able to hold 2 pieces of the exterior blinds as I can physically lift them when I push my hand up onto them

 

 

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Any guidance would be appreciated.

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Re: How to install external roll up blind?

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @itoen. It's great to have you join us and many thanks for your question.

 

Depending on how the eaves were constructed there should be some solid timbers behind the eave sheet as per the image below. You might be able to find them by looking for lines of nails which should correspond to them. Alternatively, you might need to install a piece of Woodhouse Weatherproof 66 x 42mm 5.4m F7 H3 LOSP Treated And Primed Finger Jointed Structural Pine across the length of the window to provide a solid mounting point. A stud detector will be helpful in finding roof timbers behind the eave sheet.

 

Please let me know if you need further information or had any questions.

 

Mitchell

 

 

 

 

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