Curtain Style / February 7, 2019 / Aaliyah Dotson.
Curtains provide insulation - Typically blinds are thin and offer minimal heat insulation to a room. Compare this with a lovely warm set of curtains which not only keep the heat inside but also cut draughts as they can hang below the window ledge, unlike blinds which stop just above the ledge. Curtains can also be interlined with a thick material to add extra heat insulation.
To establish the height of the curtain there are three measurements needed to be determined. Begin by measuring the height from the floor to the ceiling. For this example let's start with a 10 foot ceiling which is 120 inches in height. Next measure the height of the carrier and curtain tracking; this is usually 3"-4" combined. The third measurement to determine is the open space wanted below the bottom of the curtain; 12"-18" is typical.
When you choose your curtains for any particular room, consider the aesthetic appeal of the room, whether the curtain enhances a certain style or colour, if done properly the curtain will not only enhance the style of the room, but adds an opulent feel to any space. Be aware that the incorrect choice such as curtains which are dirty and unkempt or miss-matched can give any room an extremely gloomy, uneasy look. When decorating your home with curtains, consider the underside of the curtain, and how it will appear from the outside, especially if your window is street or entrance facing.
Made-to-measure curtains available on the Internet offer a huge number of different designs available at your fingertips rather than in store and you don't actually have to deal with any pushy salespeople trying to get your business. You can simply go to your window within your home measure the size of your window and calculate the size of the curtains you need once you have done that simply choose your colourful fabrics whether it be red natural blues greens and purchased the fabric. The hardest part of choosing your curtains on line is deciding what colour fabric or designer fabric you would like.
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