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How To Release Your Stuck Levolor Blinds?

How To Release Stuck Levolor Blinds

With a legacy of excellence in window treatments, Levolor is a go-to brand that delivers high-quality window blinds and shades. Levolor understands the constantly evolving technology that goes into making modern-day window treatments for impactful and enlightening consumer experience. From motorized window treatments to insulated blinds that keep the air inside warm and cozy, they provide up-to-date solutions in home decor.

Releasing Levolor Blinds

That said, a common pertaining issue with some Levelor Blinds is that they sometimes get stuck. These days, many blinds come with a motorized or remote-controlling feature that helps you adjust them. You can either schedule their movement with a remote or use voice instructions when you have an Amazon Alexa or OK Google feature assisting them. In case you have a traditional corded or manual cordless lift, it is a good idea to check the manufacturer’s instructions or seek professional help.
Levolor Blinds

Disclaimer: Please follow these instructions at your own risk. ZebraBlinds takes no liability for any issues or damaged caused through following DIY methods. Since all blinds and shades are different, we always recommend checking with your blind manufacturer or retailer first before making any modifications to your blinds. As well, if you are uncomfortable on your own, look for the help of a professional.

There are a few basic instructions you can follow if you are not sure how to release Levolor blinds

1. Tug the cords gently.
2. Take a screwdriver to release the cord lock if tugging doesn’t work.
3. Take off the headrail brackets.

It is important to pull the cord at an angle of 45 degrees if you feel that your blind is stuck and cannot move out of its position. This is a step you must follow before putting the screwdriver in the hole. If the issue persists, you can contact Levolor’s customer service.

Fixing The Cord Lock Mechanism

Identifying the structure of your blinds is an important step in getting things functioning right for you. Identify the headrail first, which is usually made of metal at the top of the blind or of stiff plastic. Look how the cord runs through it, and then look for the pin that keeps the cord functioning. This pin must be set perpendicular to the headrail. When you push the pin, the slats will lower and the cords will be disengaged. Take out the blinds and fix them again. Take help if required. The cords should start working again fine.
Fix Cord Lock of Blinds

Troubleshooting Spring-Controlled Shades

Many blinds have the spring mechanism controlling them. When these springs become too tight or loose, the blinds may malfunction. It then becomes imperative to understand how the shades are lowered or drawn up. The spring is connected to the blinds through a pin, which is, in turn, connected to the mounting brackets of the blinds. Once you have got it identified, take it out and see for any dirt or debris accumulating in the area. Clear it as thoroughly as you can and reinstall the pin. If the shades do not function, you can take them out and reinstall them, just as you would do with a phone.

It is important to note, however, that the installation of blinds can be different from one another. It is essential to go through their setup and procedure before you blindly follow instructions through a blog. Do not hesitate to call your blind retailer’s customer service and seek help. Some of these Levolor blinds may cost you a lot, so steer clear of any activity that may potentially damage your blinds.

9 thoughts on “How To Release Your Stuck Levolor Blinds?

    1. Nearly EVERY one of my Levolor blinds only goes down to about 2″ from where they used to. Can’t seem to find any information online on how to fix this.

  1. I would rather talk to you on the phone my spring loaded blind is stuck the middle button when pushed will not bring the blinds up

  2. We have the type of Levelor blind that do not have the draw string. One of them seems to be binding up. It no longer remains up when you lift it and will not come down when you pull it down. I do not want to pull down any harder in fear of breaking the the strings. Any help?

  3. I’m home sitting for a friend I have raised and lowered to narrow window blinds four times. Went to lower the first one couldn’t do it. OK I’ll look how the second one is. I went to lower the second blind and it wouldn’t lower either. Help! I don’t want to call the owner or damage the blind anymore

  4. I have levelor horizontal style blinds. I can raise and lower the blinds just fine with the right cord. Problem is can’t open or close the blinds with the left cord. Seems to be stuck in closed position. Don’t want to force it until I can get some input tips.
    They are in a modular home
    Thank you in advance for any help

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