How to Install a Cord Joiner

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Cord joiners allow for your blind strings to be condensed into one large pull cord for easy operation. This guide illustrates how to attach a simple cord joiner to the strings on your blinds. This cord joiner should be installed within three inches of the cord lock on your blinds.

A Note on Safety

Kids can strangle in blind cords. To make your blinds safer for kids, keep cords out of reach and secure cord and bead chain loops. To learn more, please visit our child safety guide.

Tools Needed

Needle Nose Pliers

Parts Needed

Step 1 – With your strings cut evenly, insert them into one side of the cord joiner.

  • Measure the width of the window in three places and take the smallest measurement down to the nearest 1/8 of an inch.
  • Measure the height of the window in three places and take the largest measurement up to the nearest 1/8 of an inch.

Step 2 – Crimp all of the strings together with a metal string crimp.

  • Make sure to trim off the excess string below the metal string crimp.

Step 3 – Attach the pull cord to the other side of the joiner in the same manner as the strings.