Curtains. Saturday , May 27th , 2017 - 09:00:44 AM
Let us start with real wood blinds, that are not usually washed. The best way to clean blinds in this case, is regular dusting. At the most, you may use a damp rag for cleaning every single slat. If the slats are stain-finished, use lemon oil to wipe them. These tips are not meant for faux wood, that can be cleaned with water.
With the rods that are available in various materials and thickness, you can also get the installation manual. This will help you install the hardware yourself, hence saving the money that you would have to pay to the hired professional. These come in various varieties and weight bearing capacities. So you need to choose a piece depending upon the type of drapery you would be hanging from this. Apart from the simple curtains, you can also use these for adding decorative fabric accents to the curtains. Like the bendable rods for bow windows can also be used to add window scarves or valances. You will need to install same type of double curtain rods in this case.
There are various patterns, variety, colors and sizes made available for you. If at all, you do not find a suitable one for your window, you can get it stitched. We shall first do the measurements required in order fit the curtains. With the help of a yardstick, draw a line across the top, bottom and sides of the area you want to cover. This forms the window, measure this across the top, bottom and sides. After measuring, note down the largest measurement. The next step is to measure the entire surface area covered by the window. Make a note of the side of the window with the longest measurement. The largest of the sides and the one noted down previously, will form the actual size of the window. Now we move on to the stitching of the curtains. You need to first purchase a fabric measuring a little more than this size to allow room for error while sewing. A hem of 5/8 inch needs to be sewed on both the sides of the curtain. Mark a hem of 1 inch on the top and bottom of the curtain. Both ends of the curtain should have a pocket. Attach the cafe rods on the lines marking the top and the bottom of the curtain. These rods should be as close as possible to the door. Remove the rods from the mounting brackets, and slide them through the top and bottom hem pockets of the curtain. Replace the rods in the brackets and then finally adjust the gathers at the top and bottom, which will complete the procedure. I am sure this article must have proved to be of help for choosing curtains for French doors. Along with curtains, you can also use drapes and roll up blinds to give it that extraordinary look and feel. Make sure you select the design according to the color and design of the door. If the curtains perfectly match the outlook of the room, it will add to the homeliness of the house in general.
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