How to Thread a Cord Lock in Delmar, Kirsch, or Levolor Shade

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When restringing or replacing this cord lock in a Delmar, Kirsch, or Levelor cellular honeycomb shade, you will have to thread the new cord lock. These instructions explain how to thread this specific cord lock for 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.

Step 1 – Remove the insert from the cord lock cover.

  • Once the lock is removed from the shade, rotate the circular lock insert until the key shaft lines up. Then you can remove the insert from the cord lock cover.

Step 2 – Insert the strings into the top slot of the lock cover, and set aside.

Step 3 – Bend the wire restring tool into a “J” shape and insert it between the rollers on the cord lock.

Step 4 – Place the strings that were threaded through the cover through the eye of the tool, and pull them through the cord lock.

Step 5 – Thread the string through the bottom of the cord lock cover.

Step 6 – Place the circular lock insert into the cover by lining up the key shaft and pushing them together.

  • Turn the insert until strings come out of the bottom.