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Installation Instructions for Hang Strip

Norman Shutters Installation Instructions

(Inside Mount - 2 Panel)

Recommended Tools: Nail Gun or Drill, Tape Measure, Torpedo Level, Box Knife, 6" Philips head driver

Make sure Item # box label matches with panels box. Each window will have 1 box of shutters. Hang strips and light blocks will be in the same box.

item code

• Do not dispose of packaging until the shutters are operating appropriately.

• Use of a moving blanket or drop cloth is recommended to place in front of the window for floor protection.

• Find ample working space to assemble your frame (preferably in front of the window).

• Check the diagram to make sure you have all the parts indicated for the appropriate type of installation.

pin screw pin screw    hinge spacer

Installation Steps

1. Carefully remove panels and frames from the packaging. Do not mix panels or frames from other windows.

2. All components of the frame will be labeled: Left and Right.

labeled left & right

Remove filler strips from the frame. Place the filler strips away from the work area. Make sure fillers stay with their frame and window.

frame & window

4. Place left hanging strip along the inside left window jam of the window.

position left hang strip

Tip: For flush panel installation, line the backside of hinge barrel with the wall surface.

5. With hang strip properly positioned in the opening, insert screw in top pre-drilled holes and secure left frame to the jam. Make sure the hinge barrel is position correctly before securing screw. REPEAT for bottom pre-drilled hole (refer to tip above for flush panel installation). Complete frame installation by securing the frame with screws into the remaining pre-drilled holes.

flush panel installation

6. Place right hanging strip along the inside right jam of the window.

position right hang strip

Tip: For flush panel installation, line the backside of hinge barrel with the wall surface.

7. With hang strip properly positioned in the opening, insert screw in top pre-drilled holes and secure right frame to the jam. Make sure the hinge barrel is in position correctly before securing screw. REPEAT for bottom pre-drilled hole (refer to tip above for flush panel installation). Complete frame installation by securing the frame with screws into the remaining pre-drilled holes.

hang strip properly positioned

8. With both hang strips installed, place the left shutter panel into the window opening and slide into position. Once panel is aligned with frame hinge, insert hinge pins into all hinges to secure the panel.

panel window openingslide window jam
screw cap

9. With all hinge pins installed, open the left panel and place the right shutter panel into the window opening and slide into position. Once panel is aligned with frame hinge, insert hinge pins into all hinges to secure the panel.

hinge pins installed

10. Check gaps between panels and around the window opening; adjust accordingly. Ideally panels should rest lightly on the sill whenever possible.

made hinge

made hinge

adjustments panels

Note: Set screws are to be installed once all adjustment have been made.

Tip: Mark your panel or hang strip before loosening the screws for a reference point.

starting poing

Prior to loosening screws, mark your starting point for reference.

Note: Mark the top of the hinge when adjusting up.

Mark the bottom of the hinge when adjusting down.

editing poing

Prior to loosening screws, mark you desired ending point for reference.

Note: Mark is made at the ending point of how much side movement you need. Hinge is then moved to mark.

11. After adjustments are made, close your panels and check the gaps between the panels and around the window opening. Once the panels are operating properly and gaps are evenly distributed, carefully/firmly press hanging strip inserts into right and left of the frames.

repeat installation

NOTE: Inserts MUST be installed prior to installing the top and bottom light blocks.

12. After securing your inserts, position the bottom light block flush with the front of your hang strip. Nail/screw (pre-drill) 1" away from the edge of hang strip and secure light block.

nail gun
screws

13. With the left and right end of the light block secured, close your left panel and adjust the CENTER of the light block as needed so that the panel lines up with wall plain. With panel aligned with wall plain, hold light block in position and nail/screw (pre-drill).

before after wall plain magnet catch plates

NOTE: We will not provide a top light block for Café shutter.

14. Repeat step 13 for the top light block.

15. Fill nail/screw hole with putty stick if necessary.

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