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Old 12-08-2014, 08:42 AM   #1
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What's the remedy for keeping the blinds in their little clips at the bottom?

It just takes a little nudge to make the blinds come out of the clips and hang freely. They stay on in transit which is great but they're really easy to knock off of you bump into them. Is anyone else bugged by this?

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Old 12-08-2014, 08:51 AM   #2
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I replaced the plastic clips on mine. The old ones had become too pliable. The new replacements appear to be a little thicker plastic than the old ones.

I got my replacements from the Airstream Store, but you may be able to find them at Big Box stores if you're lucky.

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Old 12-08-2014, 09:48 AM   #3
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I put heat on the clips and then bent them inward. Works just fine.
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Old 12-08-2014, 07:54 PM   #4
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You'll find a great solution to this elsewhere on the Forums. In short, simply mount some high power magnets on an aluminum "L" strip that's placed at the bottom of the window frame -- same height as your non-functional clips. The magnets work extremely well. I did this to all my windows after removing the (to me) undesirable Ocean Air shades and replacing them with 1/2 " aluminum mini-blinds.
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:13 AM   #5
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Replace with roman shades. when lowered, you can snap them in place.
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Old 12-09-2014, 07:26 PM   #6
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The above answers look good to me. Being extremely lazy, I just pulled out the male ends at the bottom of the shades a bit. They now connect better.

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