Ella Naamah. Curtains. October 24th , 2016.
If you haven't cleaned the blinds for over a year or so, you can follow the steps given below. Don't apply the following method for wooden blinds, as it involves use of water, which can damage them.
'First decide if you want a track or a pole 'It's best to use a metal tape measure as it will be more accurate 'Your track or pole should be placed approximately 15cm (6") above your window top and should be wider than your window by approximately 15-20cm (6-8") 'Measure the width of your track or pole excluding the finials (decorative endings on poles). Do not measure the window 'Add an extra 2.5cm (1") to your track/pole measurement. This will allow for your curtains to overlap in the middle when they are closed so as not to let in any light or draught
A little research in the internet proves worthy. You will be amazed at the designs, styles, and sizes of the curtains rods that are easily accessible in the market. There are drapery rods, traverse rods, decorative rods, cafe rods, canopy rods, valance rods (lock seam rods), spring tension rods or sash rods, swing arm rods, wide rods, traverse-and-valance rods, magnetic curtain rods, etc. Well, the list does not seem to end here, you might discover even more! The point is that you have a big chance to find out the right kind of curtain rod for your home.
If you have metal windows and doors, then here's a good option to consider. Magnetic blinds for metal doors and windows look clean and classy. These are easy to install and add privacy too. Let us tell you that no tools are required to hang these on metal or steel doors and windows. You can also get aluminum blinds, which need to be simply snapped in the magnetic brackets, which easily adhere to the metal doors and windows. If you are searching for blinds with a 'no-drill' feature, these are the perfect ones to be checked out. What's more, you can also have magnetic blinds for French doors, for both styles, swinging and sliding ones.
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