Sara Holder. Curtain. March 04th , 2018.
Window Curtains! Dressing your windows up with cloth curtains since they are relatively cheap and low-maintenance as well as durable and best for blocking sunlight. You will find a wide range of fibers and patterns to choose from. You can also choose between lightweight weaves and the heavier drapes. You can sew the material creatively to bring out your taste and style.
If you want to dress up your small windows like bathroom window and other narrow windows, the swing arm curtain rod is the best idea for you. The spring tension rods can also be useful in your bathroom windows if the wall is covered with ceramic. As these rods do not carry much weight, make it a point to use them for shower curtains.
The material you select for your window curtains will depend upon the upholstery of your furniture and the color of the walls. You also need to decide whether you want a thick material to block out sunlight or a lighter material that will let sunlight filter through. If you want to your curtain to be made of silk, make sure that you line it with cotton and interline it with flannel. If you don't do this, the sunlight will fade your silk and you will have to keep replacing your curtains often.
Blinds can find themselves needed weekly, to monthly cleaning, so it's important to consistently keep on top of them. Whether you have chosen white fabrics, or louvolite fabrics, which can also add energy efficiency. Blinds can attract large levels of dust, making it difficult for those with dust allergies, so a weekly cleaning session will benefit them massively.
A little research in the internet proves worthy. You will be amazed at the designs, styles, and sizes of the curtains rods that are easily accessible in the market. There are drapery rods, traverse rods, decorative rods, cafe rods, canopy rods, valance rods (lock seam rods), spring tension rods or sash rods, swing arm rods, wide rods, traverse-and-valance rods, magnetic curtain rods, etc. Well, the list does not seem to end here, you might discover even more! The point is that you have a big chance to find out the right kind of curtain rod for your home.