Helpful tips

How do you extend a curtain rod from the wall?

How do you extend a curtain rod from the wall?

Place the brackets into position on the wall, lining up the screw holes on the brackets with the pilot holes on the wall. Screw the brackets to the wall with the provided screws. Install the curtains onto the rod and attach the rod to the brackets. Adjust curtains as necessary.

How far should curtain rod extend?

As a general rule, drapes will be open during the day, so make sure the curtain rod extends at least four inches on each side of the window’s inside frame. To create the illusion of a wider window, extend the rod up to 10 inches beyond the window’s frame.

How far can a curtain rod span without support?

Over 96 inches, a third rod bracket is required as a center support; this is mandatory! Having said that, a 2 inch or 3-inch diameter pole can span a distance up to a full 12-feet without flexing or bowing using only two end brackets.

Can you combine 2 curtain rods?

Some curtain rod manufacturers sell a curtain rod connector designed to fit inside the rod, allowing you to join two or more matching rods together to create one long piece. These inner tubes screw into place, requiring holes drilled at the ends of the curtain rod pieces to secure the entire structure together.

Is it OK for curtains to drag on the floor?

Curtains that are dragging on the floor don’t look good either, can be a hazard, and collect dust more easily. To find the right curtain length, measure from the floor to where you’ll hang the rod. Curtain lengths come in common lengths like 63, 84, and 96 inches.

Why is curtain rod sagging in middle?

The fact is that each curtain rod has a maximum amount of weight that it can support. Then, when the weight becomes too much, it begins to sag. Usually, fabrics aren’t the same size or weight. As such, getting something that’s too thick or big as your cotton might be the reason for the present sagging.

How do you expand curtain rods?

Hold the curtain rod in your hands and extend it to its full width. Extendable curtain rods have one rod inside a rod of a slightly larger dimension. The middle of the rod should be in front of you. Pull both parts of the curtain rod apart. Place one end of the curtain rod extender into the open end of one half of the curtain rod.

What is the longest curtain rod?

The longest curtain poles/rods that Drapery Curtain Rods sells are 8 feet long. If your window is longer than 8 feet you will need to purchase two curtain poles and connect them using a curtain rod connector (also known as curtain rod joint) shown in the image below. Iron: 1 1/8 inch pole diameter.

What is a tension curtain rod?

A tension rod is a type of adjustable rod made with springs on the inside and generally a plastic or metal circular bar on the outside. It is used both as a curtain rod and as a shower curtain rod. This type of rod does not require any hardware to install, is generally adjustable within a small margin,…

What is a window tension rod?

Tension rods, also called spring rods, are curtain hardware which allow you to hang window curtains, wall curtains or shower curtains without installing curtain rod hardware on the walls. If an existing tension rod slips or if you want to change the curtain panels or add curtain rings,…