Published at Monday, February 26th 2018. by pedro in Curtain Design.
Once the tracking layout is finalized, then determine the number of carriers or rollers needed. Carriers are just that, they carry the curtain along the tracking. The standard style consists of a nylon block and wheels with a swiveling chain and hook attached. A breakaway version is available which acts contrary to its name; the carrier does not break, it flexes. This allows the curtain to detach from the carrier rather than damage the curtain or carrier. Curtain carriers should be spaced every 6 on the curtain. If your curtain is 242 in length, you will want to have 41 carriers.
Deciding the right length is up to you. If you have kids running around in your home, it is ideal to have shorter curtains taking into account safety aspects. Whatever be the length of the curtains, see to it that it suits the mood of the room.
Curtains with shorter lengths might look a bit awkward, but are ideal to provide a casual and relaxed atmosphere to any room. Long length curtains have another advantage besides being an ambiance enhancer. All ready-made curtains and draperies that are available from curtain suppliers may not suit your requirements, and hence you can go for long length curtains. By doing a length alteration, you can make these curtains easily tailor-made.
Prior to installation, the job should be laid out on the floor in its intended position with all fittings properly located. This will prove valuable in determining whether all required parts are on hand and ensures proper location and placement.
Floor-length curtains are also perfect for bay or picture windows. Massive windows can be given strokes of elegance by decorating it with long length curtains. Extra long curtains that puddle on the floor will enhance the appearance of a romantic room. The bottom portion of the extra long curtains can be allowed to stack on the floor and can be positioned in nice folds. This is a great way of attaching a refined look to a gracefully furnished room.
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