FAQ: Can Artisan Custom & Artisan Select Shades be used with an Outside Mount?

Yes. Simple Fit No Tools Installation is available with Inside Mount only. Outside Mount is available upon request. If you request Outside Mount Installation these special brackets will be included with your order.

Special Brackets for Outside Mount Only:

Outside Mount Brackets

Outside mounted shades do not use the Simple Fit Installation Method. Outside Mount brackets will be required. See Figure A.

Dimensions: 1 3/4” L x 1 3/4” W

Extension Brackets

Extension brackets are available for Outside Mount brackets. These brackets may be needed when the shade needs to operate around an obstruction. See Figure B.

Dimensions: 4 1/4” L x 1 1/8” W

Hold Down Brackets

Hold Down brackets are available for securing the bottom rail in place. See Figure C. Dimensions: 1 1/8” L x 1/2” W


outside mount brackets

 If you plan on using Artisan shades for Outside Mount installation we recommend adding 3” to your width and height measurements before ordering the shades. This means (1 1/2” each side), so the shade overlaps the window  frame for full light control.

Your recorded measurement will be used – no deductions or additions will be made for Outside Mount.

Please contact us if you have questions about Outside Mount installation.