Measure across the front (face) of the installed rod from tip to tip.
This measurement is called the rod width and is always expressed first.
We will allow for the overlap and returns of the drapery. This is
the material that wraps around the ends of the rod. Then from the top of the
rod to your required finished length. If draperies
are going to the floor measure 1" above the floor. For
Brass rods or wood poles measure from the eye-lit on the
ring to length.
to Measure Rod
Or Pinch Pleated Draperies
call us at 856-422-0665
through all details with you by phone before you order to
insure the best fit.
With a metal
retractable rule, - cloth or plastic
tapes can stretch.
As a guide, tracks should be at 4" (10cm) above
the lintel, and poles at 4" (10cm) (a) on
But can be installed at any point from the 4"
above the window to the
with us if your not sure.
Measure the window. The track should usually extend
4" beyond each side of your window to
enable the curtains, draperies to be pulled well
back during the day. If you intend to use sheers
under draperies, not to worry we make all allowances.
If your going to use a pole then usually it should
extend 3.5" beyond each side of window or more.
There are 3 basic lengths to choose from :
Curtains should finish
1/2 inch (1.3cm) above the sill
6" (15cm) below the sill
3/4 inch (2cm) from the floor and can be
any where in-between.
from the point where you wish the top of the curtain
to be, down to the required
finished length. Follow guide lines and you'll be just fine.