How do you split curtains? 

Do it yourself hang curtains from the ceiling? 

How do you hang curtains in a studio apartment? 

Can you hang two curtains together? You can use two or more separate rods to layer your curtains. This choice will allow you to hang one layer higher than the other if desired or increase the depth between layers. Utilizing multiple rods is particularly helpful if you want to use three of four different layers over your window.

Are double curtains out of style?

Modern types of window treatments have become more and more popular over the year. But, even though curtains are from the past, they will never go out of style. They are classic window coverings that can adapt to modern design and style.

Should I use two curtain rods or one?

Using two layers of curtains on your windows adds depth, making the room feel larger. Instead of adding two different curtain rods to your windows, try double curtain rods. Double curtain rods are the best way to create a layered effect, giving a distinct and put-together look.

Should curtains touch the floor in a bedroom?

Yes, curtains should be long enough to touch the floor. With a few exceptions, the longer the curtains are the more stylish and elegant it will look. This is why most standard ready-made curtains are lengthy.

How long can a curtain rod be without a middle support?

1 ⅜” Wooden rods and 1 ⅜” Designer Metals can go 60 inches without support. 2” Wood can go up to 96” and should have support brackets if high up. Wrought iron can go up to 96” without support but is heavy so support is safer. It’s safe to support every splice and joint on a rod.

How do you hang curtains like a professional?

How To Hang a Curtain Like A Pro
  1. Hang them high. Especially in rooms with low ceilings, be sure to hang your curtain rod as high as possible.
  2. Hang them wide.
  3. Hang them in the right length.
  4. Hang the right amount of panels.
  5. Hang the right style of panel.
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Should you use the same curtain rods in every room?

While your curtain rods don’t need to be the same, they should at least coordinate if they’re in adjoining rooms. Or, if the spaces are separate enough to allow for different treatments, you can switch it up.

How far should a curtain rod extend past window?

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 do you use a double curtain pole?

Installing Double Curtain Rods

Double curtain rods use two poles, but only one bracket, which has two rod holders. The standard rule is to place the brackets two to four inches above the window. If you have very long drapes, the higher you placed the brackets, the taller the window will appear.

How do you hang double curtain rods?

How do you install two sets of curtains?

Where should curtain rods be placed?

In most spaces, a rod with decorative finials hung on the wall outside of the window frame will look best and provide the most coverage. Allow about 3 inches on each side of the window. Mark the wall with a pencil to indicate this area. By doing so, you’ll make sure you get adequate light when the curtains are open.

Where should curtain rod brackets be placed?

Each bracket should be placed at the height you previously determined and about four to six inches from the side of the window frame. (This will allow you to open the curtains completely.) Check to make sure your pencil marks are level otherwise the entire window treatment will be crooked.

How far apart can curtain brackets be?

Wrought Iron and 2” diameter Wood Rods need a support every 96 inches at the most, and 1 3/8” Drapery Rods in both metal and wood need a support every 60 inches.

Do I need 2 or 3 curtain brackets?

For metal curtain rods ranging from 1 inch to 1 ½ inch diameters, two brackets up to a 60-inch (5 feet) span are sufficient. Over 60 inches, three brackets are recommended.

How far should curtains be off the floor?

The proper position is ½ inch above the floor for free hanging curtains. This distance allows for mopping and cleaning while creating the illusion that the curtain touches the floor. A popular hem finish for silk or lined curtains is called a trouser kick.

Should curtains touch the floor or baseboard?

You should aim for your curtain hem to be about 3/8″ to 1/2″ above the floor. Not only is this an easier length to measure for, but it also makes it simple to vacuum and sweep. It’s a great option if you plan to open and close your curtains a lot since you won’t need to rearrange them each time.

Is it OK to put curtains over blinds?

We often get asked the question ‘do curtains and blinds work together? ‘ The answer is, for the most part, ‘yes’ – when paired, the two can bring out a flexible décor and ensure adequate blocking of light and privacy control.

Should curtains hang all the way to the floor?

Interior designers note the bottom of your curtains should fall to the floor, and you can even let them “puddle” a bit. However, if you don’t want your curtains to drag on the floor when you open and close them, let them stop about an inch from the floor, but no more.

Should curtains touch the ceiling?

Your best move is to hang curtains within 8 inches of the top of the window frame. For very tall windows, which are popular in many modern homes, that means placing the rod as close to the ceiling as possible—in fact, you might want to install rods designed to actually hang from the ceiling.

How do you make curtains look good?

How to Make Your Curtains Look More Expensive
  1. Hang them high—and wide. Mount your curtain hardware as close to the ceiling as possible for a high-end look.
  2. Use statement hardware. Upgrade basic panels by adding thicker, more substantial hardware to your window treatments.
  3. Weigh them down.
  4. Train them.
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Should curtain panels touch the floor?

Lightly touching the floor

Drapes and curtains that lightly brush (or “kiss”) the floor tend to be the most stylish length. To achieve this look, though, great care needs to be taken to measure the fabric panels and to hem them precisely.

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