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LEVOLOR RIVIERA BLINDS
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Levolor Riviera Classic Blinds Info

Thank you for purchasing a custom Levolor Riviera Classic Blind. You can take pride that your purchase will add beauty and function to your home.


Diagram A

Levolor Riviera Blind Parts


Diagram B

Fasteners for Levolor Riviera Blinds


Check For All Hardware

Be sure you have all the components identified in Diagram A, above.


Tools You Will Need

Phillips screwdriver or 1/4" hex driver

Hand or electric drill with 1/16" drill bit

Pencil

Tape measure

When using tools, make sure you wear proper eye protection.


Choose the Proper Fasteners

For installation in wood or aluminum frames, Levolor recommends you use the sheet metal screws included with your Custom Riviera Classic blind. For other types of wall or window construction, you will need to furnish different fasteners.


Fastener Options

See Diagram B above for the following different types of fasteners:

# 8 Screws for wood or aluminum

Plastic insert plugs for drywall or plaster

Auger threaded metal or plastic inserts for drywall

Molly bolts for drywall

Toggle bolts for drywall or lath & plaster

Note: Fastener strength should be rated more than the weight of the blind.


Attach the Brackets

Install the 2 end brackets by first determining where to attach each bracket. Left and Right brackets are marked. Insert screws through the holes in the back of the end brackets for outside mounted blinds (Diagram E). Insert screws through the holes in sides or top of the end brackets for inside mounted blinds (Diagram F).

Diagram C shows the End Brackets for Levolor Riviera Classic Blinds.

Diagram D shows the Center Support Brackets for Levolor 1" Riviera Classic Blinds.

Use 2 screws in each end bracket, either both through the top holes or side holes, or one screw through each for inside mounted blinds (Diagram F). Use 2 screws in the holes in the back of the end bracket, preferably diagonally, for outside mounted blinds (Diagram E). Make sure the end brackets are level for outside mounted blinds.

Diagram C

Levolor Riviera Classic End Brackets

Diagram D

Levolor Riviera Classic Center Bracket

Diagrams E & F

Levolor Riviera Classic Brackets for Inside & Outside Mount

Install the center support brackets (when supplied) by centering the support bracket between the 2 end brackets. If more than 1 center support bracket is supplied, space them evenly across the width of the headrail. Be sure to use all center support brackets supplied. Keep the top and back of the support brackets level and aligned with the tops and backs of the 2 end brackets. Insert screws through the holes in the top of the support brackets for inside mounted blinds. Insert screws through the holes in the back of the support brackets for outside mounted blinds.

Diagram D shows the Center Support Brackets for Levolor 1" Riviera Classic Blinds.


Install the Headrail

Open both end bracket covers and slide the headrail into the bracket as shown in Diagram H. Then close the end brackets until they click into place.

If you are using center support brackets, you must first engage the headrail onto those support brackets before inserting the headrail into the end brackets.

For Levolor 1" Rivieras, lift the headrail into position with the front lip between the locking mechanism and the bracket hook (Diagram G). Slide the headrail back toward the window so the front lip engages the bracket hook, then push the locking mechanism tab in until it snaps into place.

Diagram G

Levolor Riviera Classic Blind Center Support Brackets

Diagram H

Levolor Riviera Classic Blind Brackets


Adjust Headrail Fit

Your Levolor Riviera Classic blind headrail should fit in the end brackets tightly. If there is any play in the headrail from side to side, you can adjust the end tabs on the headrail until a snug fit is achieved. To adjust for a tighter fit, bend out the tabs (Diagram I) equally on each end. To loosen, tap the tabs in. If the headrail and blind are off-centered in the window opening, adjust the tabs appropriately to move the headrail and hold it in the desired position.

Diagram I

Adjust End Tabs on Levolor Riviera Blinds


Attach the Tilt Wand

You may need to attach the wand to the tilt gear stem. Push the tilt wand sleeve up (Diagram J), engage the S-hook as shown, then pull the sleeve down (Diagram K). Rotate the tilt wand to open and close the blind slats. Use the lift cord to raise and lower the blind (Diagram L).

Diagrams J & K

Attach Levolor Riviera Blind Tilt Wand

Diagram L

How to raise and lower Levolor Riviera Classic blinds


Attach the Valance to the Headrail

Install VogueŽ Valance-Inside Mount: Your Levolor Riviera Classic blind includes either a double or single slat valance. The valance clip attaches to frame as shown (Diagram M). Valance clip is then attached to headrail (Diagram N). Be sure the valance clips are spaced evenly along the length of the valance frame. On tight inside mount applications it may be necessary to attach the valance clips prior to installing the headrail in the mounting brackets.

Install VogueŽ Valance-Outside Mount: Levolor Riviera Classic blinds ordered as an outside mount are supplied with a valance, 2 corners and 2 return pieces fully assembled. The valance is shipped flat. To form the corner, hold frame and return firmly and bend down over table edge to form a 90° angle. Corner will lock into position (Diagram O). Continue as described under Inside Mount. Valance returns are designed to cover the size of the installation bracket Returns may be trimmed with a scissors, if necessary, to shorten (Diagram P).

Diagram M

Install Levolor Riviera Valance & Clip

Diagram N

Install Levolor Riviera Valance to Valance Clip

Diagram O

Bending Levolor Riviera Valance Corner

Diagram P

Install Levolor Riviera Outside Mount Valance Corners


Hold Down Brackets

These brackets are used only where it is desirable to keep the bottom of the blind from swinging freely, such as on a door.

To Install the Hold Down Brackets:

Tap the Hold Down pin into the pre-existing holes in each end of the bottom rail.

Install the blind and lower it all the way down.

Mark the position of the Hold Down brackets.

Screw the Hold Down brackets to the surface as shown in Diagram Q for Inside Mount.

For Outside Mount the screw hole on the Hold Down bracket should be at the top as shown.

Slip the pin into the Hold Down bracket as shown.

Diagram Q

Install Levolor Riviera Hold Down Brackets


If you need any assistance installing the products listed above or if you have any questions about the products, contact us here.

If you need any assistance installing the products listed above or if you have any questions about the products, contact us here.


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