Cinzia Calabresi Curtain Holdbacks June 15th, 2018 - 10:27:37
Its also handy to know about the windows header. Its a solid chunk of wood right above the window that spans the length of the window. It usually doesnt extend much past the window so you wont be screwing into it for most rods but you never know when this kind of info comes in handy!) Whatever you do dont waste your time by using screws too short to do the job. Youve got to get that screw through the drywall and into the wood so it doesnt loosen later and fall out! If youre hanging a rod inside the window trim you dont have to find any studs - youll be screwing right into solid wood. Youll also be using special hardware called inside mounting brackets.
Double curtain rods come in a variety of styles and designs. Double rods add a layered look to any window. Curtains of different materials can be hung together giving a richer fuller look to the window area. Many are designed so that the window can be decorated using a standard curtain and valance adding style and flare to any room. Rods are available in the conventional double rod style or in the scroll double rod style. Panels can be layered for a custom look. Double rods may also be used to hang a sheer panel behind drapes. Ranging in designs from very decorative and elegant to simple and basic it is easy to find a set to match any decor. Metal rods are available in many colors finishes and styles. Most sets include hardware and instructions for easy installation.
So today weve got... choices. Lots of choices: The white metals are still available and popular and have been joined by all sorts of other curtain rods: decorative pressure cafe traverse sash continental cable...Then there are the variations on those: flat round double triple continental corner connectors combination traverse curved rods... Get the picture? Sort of makes you feel like youre walking down the breakfast cereal isle. And just like cereals the key to finding the right curtain rod knows a little about each one so lets make this all a little more handle-able. There are many kinds of rods but a few basic types.
For a mitered curtain rod with one corner you will to provide three numbers: the angle and the lengths of the two rods. Confirm with your fabricator that he or she will make the appropriate subtractions for the bracket projection. This ensures that your rod will fit the corner correctly. If you have two corners you will need to provide the lengths of the three rods and the two angles. If you have a symmetrical bay window for example the angles should be close to the same. The more corners you have the more lengths and angles you will have to find. Different fabricators will provide different methods of connecting the rods. So check with your fabricator. Sometimes special brackets will be needed. Lastly choose your finials wands holdbacks and rings if needed.