Demetria Colombo Curtain Holdbacks June 28th, 2018 - 15:10:19
Many models come with adjustable features which make the possibilities endless. Double rods can be used with tab tops scarfs swags cafe treatments or panels. Because of their versatility windows can be decorated in many different styles using a variety of colors and decors. Spruce up any room in the house using these decorative hanging rods. Dual purposes can be achieved. Drapes or curtains can be drawn back during daytime hours to allow entrance of natural light then pulled closed at night for privacy. Using double curtain rods is the perfect answer to drab window areas. There are so many possibilities using a variety of curtain styles and materials that each area can be dressed with its own unique design and decor. Depending on their style rod sets are available from around fifty dollars to just over three hundred.
Basic White Metal Rod - This is the Corn Flakes. Theyre sometimes called valance and come in flat and round styles. Most of these are somewhat lightweight and made for lighter weight window coverings. Today you can get them as single double and even triple. The double and triple rods are used for a layered look like a semi-sheer curtain behind a room darkening drape. With this you can add a valance to your layered coverings. Traverse rods - the corded variation of the white metal something like Life cereal: still a basic cereal but pretty tasty. These are usually a little heavier construction and come in sizes that can handle some pretty heavy window coverings. These also come in the single double and triple variations.
Find out how far out from your window they extend and youll have an easy-breezy time hanging your rod - you wont need anchors or cussing or lots of beer later. How do you do this? Youve gotta have a stud finder. Its an electronic gadget you can get at a hardware store for $10-50. You really only need an inexpensive one if youre just hanging curtain rods and the occasional wall hanging. Follow the instructions to find your studs and then mark your spots. If youre not going to mess around with a stud finder be sure to attach your rods very close to the window trim - youll more than likely find a stud there.
And heres something really cool: you can actually add a motor to these rods to open and close them at the touch of a button! Pressure rods - can you handle another bowl of Grape Nuts? The "pressure" is usually some kind of spring... you guessed it: pressure! Not sure what this is? Its just like some shower curtain rods the kind you put in place and then twist till theyre tight against the walls. One reason for picking a pressure rod is because you cant actually permanently attach it to the window or wall. Another reason is you want the window treatment to hang inside the frame and this is the easiest option for that. Decorative rods will remind you of Kashi granola cereal: theyre great to look at and do a terrific job! Theyre also pretty popular and sometimes called cafe rods.