Things to keep in mind when installing curtains

Ask any home decorator and they would tell you that curtains can bring about a major change in the way your home looks. Everyone wants to make sure that their space looks great. However carrying out a major remodeling is not everyone’s cup of tea. Most of the time people are wary of making any sorts of home improvements due to the budget. On the other hand if you are looking for an economical way of bringing about a change in your surroundings then adding curtains to your home is a great idea.

When it comes to curtain installation you should always hire somebody who is reliable and experienced. Despite the fact that your curtains might be beautiful to look at and well designed but if they are not installed the right way it can completely destroy the look of your room. It is essential that the professional who has come to install the curtains need to have the proper idea of placement and the draping. Well draped curtains not only look elegant and stylish but can also allow you to open and close the curtains without having to worry about spoiling the show and the design.


What you need to know before curtain installation in Sydney

When the curtain maker sends someone to your home for hanging the drapes make sure that you point them towards the right room and let them know where you want the curtain rod to be placed. You should keep in mind that the curtain rods should be placed halfway between the top of the window casing and the ceiling. However in case of Cathedral ceilings it is best to live 4 to 6 inches above the window frame. In order to create an Illusion of height the rods should be placed as close to the ceilings as possible. This is something which would be ideal in a room which has a low ceiling. The same set of rules apply for arched windows.

If you want to create a look of a wider window you may want to make so that the curtains are placed at least 10 inches from each side of the window. Since the drapes are going to be open during the day the robot should extend at least 5 inches from each side of the window frame. It is also essential to consider the size, the length and the width of the drape. The ideal length of the drapes would be long enough to slightly touch the floor. You have to make sure that the drapes do not hang above the floor or stop a couple of inches above the floor otherwise it is going to create an Illusion of a low ceiling it is best to have the drapes combined with an inner lining so as to create a look of fullness. It should also be kept in mind that certain fabrics hang different, lining becomes essential especially if the fabric is too lightweight.

Talk to the curtain makers at Lifestyle Curtains in Sydney for the best window treatments they can offer.

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