How to Adjust the Tension on a Vertiglide Vertical Cellular Shade

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Sometimes your Vertiglide cellular shade may not stack or stay in place correctly when attempting to close. Most of the time, the tensioner needs a simple adjustment. These instructions illustrate how to adjust the tensioner in your shade to fix this problem.

Tools Needed


Step 1 – To adjust the tensioner, slide the tensioner an inch or two past the point of feeling the spring engage.

  • The hooks on the top of the clips will snap onto the headrail.

Step 2 – Test the shade to be sure it stays opened and closed properly.

  • If the shade requires more or less tension, the tensioner can be moved accordingly.