Naiara Reinders Curtains, 2017-07-11 03:11:46. Cleaning an outdoor window blind is quite simple. You just need water and a hose to clean it. Cleaning indoor window blinds is a little more time-consuming. Firstly, close the blind so that each slat gets separated. Then dust all the slats with a duster. Clean each individual slat with a wet cloth. If you want them to be spotless, you can take them down and clean with soap and water or other recommended products. You can even use detergent to clean heavy stains on the blinds. You must remember to let the blinds dry completely before putting them in place again.
Lehua Kyllikki Curtains, 2017-02-13 07:11:49. While buying material for your window curtains you will usually have two widths to choose from: 54 inches and between 110 and 118 inches wide. The latter is used if you decide not to line your fabric and don't want your curtains to have seams.
Anushka Banister Curtains, 2017-02-10 20:11:47. Planning to redo your home? Then you must have decided the type of flooring, wall colors, and furniture to be placed in. What about the window treatments? No need to mention that this plays a major role in the overall appearance of your house once the rest of the interior decorating is done. So, what have you decided to use for gracing the doors and windows, curtains and drapes? You can have classic and elegant looking blinds for them. These are available in a huge variety, and you can choose from these the style that goes well with your home decor.
Anushka Banister Curtains, 2017-02-12 06:11:45. So how do you narrow all these options down to the perfect curtain rod for your window? It's not as hard as it sounds. Like most projects you'll need to have a plan, so start deciding - -
Giolla Fhaolain Curtains, 2017-02-12 16:11:47. Just like the physical appearance speaks volumes about an individual, his/her choices while doing up the living spaces has an impact on how we judge a person. So to say, we judge people not just on their appearance but also how they present their immediate surrounding to us. Which is why one needs to take immense care while planning out the interior decoration. The same rule applies to window treatments and curtains per se. Paying attention to the detailing of the curtain is sure to bring out the best in your home dcor. This style involves pinching and securing one pleat to form the heading. Pleats are placed at equal distances to form uniform boxes that fall neatly at the edges. They are suitable for all window types and consume lesser amount of fabric than the other styles. They are generally installed outside the window frame using curtain tracks or rods. The Dutch pleat is made by securing two pinched pleats. Like the single pleat, this style requires lesser fabric to be made. The uniformity of the pinches makes it one of the most sought-after style for curtain headings. Ideally installed on tracks and rods, these headings are suitable for all window types. A classic formal heading, this style is used for curtains used to decorate bedrooms, dining, and other formal rooms. It is made by pinching three pleats together instead of two and considerably requires a lot of fabric. It is made to a fixed width to fit the curtain track or rod. Euro pinch pleats are very much like French pleats; the only difference is that the pleats are pinched and secured at the hem of the curtain. They eventually form neat pyramids or fans resting on top of the curtain. This style is a bit less formal and is comparatively more relaxed than the traditional pleats. One of the most common types of curtain pleats, inverted pleats succeed in lending a contemporary look to the room. The curtain is pinched and pleated on the underside of the curtain. It is then stitched along the edges to help maintain its shape. It requires a lot of fabric to be constructed which makes it an expensive choice. Besides, these curtains are not suitable for narrow window frames as they require more space to stack back. Goblet pleats are ideal if you wish to render a luxurious and elegant look to your home. They are tube-shaped headings lined with buckram to get stiff cups sitting pretty on the curtain hem. The folds beneath fall to create a goblet shape, which gives an opulent look to curtains. Pencil pleats are created by gathering the curtain at the hem with cords running through them. The cords help relax and tense the gathers, making it a popular and inexpensive choice for most homeowners. It creates a simple, casual look and is suitable for all fabric types. Smocking definitely adds more drama and character to your curtain head. Given its detailing, this style is ideal for stationary curtains that do not need to be drawn in and out. For obvious reasons, this style requires immense amount of fabric, making it a mighty expensive choice. Eyelet top curtains are the easiest to make and install, and involve just grommets or metallic eyes and a rod to hold it in place. It is made by punching an even number of holes across the hem of the curtain into which metal eyelets are inserted. As the name suggests, the curtain is folded across the length towards the inside to form a pocket. Occasionally, the curtain is gathered to give it a classy look. The curtain gets a natural fall with folds in the right places, which gives a clean appearance. Loops are made using the same curtain fabric, which are then attached to the hem of the curtain. A curtain pole or rod is passed through the loops or tabs to hold the drape in place. You can also create a concealed tab top curtain by having a series of tabs sewn into the underside of the curtain. This will allow the curtain to loosely pleat up and fall evenly across the length of the curtain. Choosing drapes and blinds, also called window treatments, for the room is always left for the very last. However, far from being a frippery, your choice of curtains or blinds can play a key role in how the whole room is tied together. This is why you need to ensure that they match the atmosphere you're trying to create. Quick Tip! The material used for curtains will make a lot of difference when determining the entire look of your room. Cotton or linen are good for casual drapes, while silks and laces will add a richness to give it a regal look. Curtains are essential home furnishing items that has the ability to make a room look cozy and elegant. Even though there are many window treatment options available like Venetian blinds and bamboo blinds, curtains are the most popular window treatment option. Curtains not only provide privacy and help to keep out the sun, but it also enhances the decor of a room. They help to add softness and fluidity to the hard edges of a room.
Aggie Lala Curtains, 2017-02-11 21:11:46. 'First decide where you would like your curtains to finish; just below your window sill or to the floor 'We recommend that sill length curtains finish 15cm (6") below the window sill. Floor length curtains should finish 1.5cm (1/2") above the floor 'Tape Top Curtains - For this style of curtain you should measure length from the eye of the curtain hook on your track or pole 'Tab Top & Eyelet Curtains - For this style of curtain you should measure length from the pole 'Radiators - If you have a radiator below the window your curtains should finish 3cm (1 1/2") above it. This will prevent heat escaping behind your curtains and allow it to heat your room
Amala Eunice Curtains, 2017-02-10 16:11:47. Now this calls for a different cleaning strategy. For making cloth window blinds free of dirt, keep a vacuum cleaner handy. Ensure that the brush is dust-free. Non-greasy, but dirty and dusty, aluminum blinds can be made to look as if they are brand new simply by spraying them with water detergent mixture and then wiping them clean with a cotton rag. These can also be cleaned by soaking in a tub with a detergent solution and then just washing them under a shower.
Anushka Banister Curtains, 2017-02-11 23:11:47. One good way to find such drapes for lesser prices is to regularly visit some of the top interior designers' websites. Many designers who design their own upholstery and curtain fabrics periodically hold clearance sales for all their designer fabrics. These discounts can be as much as 50% of the retail price. This is done as each new season approaches, because designers want to unveil their latest collection. Since they cannot stock both the old and the new collection at the same time, it makes sense for them to hold a clearance sale. You can find a lot of variety and style of drapes at a fraction of the original price in these sales. Visiting these as early as possible will ensure that you have a lot of choices in selecting your fabric.
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