When it’s time to buy new window treatments, you have a lot of things to consider. One of those important factors to take into consideration is what type of curtain rod to buy. If you’ve never decorated your windows then you may have no idea where to start. At Half Price Drapes, we’re here to make it simple for you. Here are some helpful tips on how to choose a curtain rod that will work perfectly for your needs. Step One: Figure out where you’ll be mounting your curtain rod The first step … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Right Curtain Rod for Your Window Treatments
There’s no shortage of ways to hang curtains and the experts at Half Price Drapes believe that the right option for each home depends on personal preference and a few other factors. Here are some basic guides to some of the most popular curtain-hanging options. How to hang curtains tall and long No matter what type of curtains you choose, it’s almost always best to hang them at the ceiling line. That means either right at the ceiling or just below your molding or bulkhead. You then want the … [Read more...] about There are Many Ways to Hang Curtains: Which is Right for Your Home?
You have a lot of decisions to make when adding new windows treatments to your home. Don’t forget the many different curtain rods available to you. They are more than just a decorative necessity – different rods are designed for different types of curtains. As you choose the right curtain rod, think about the following factors. Different weight curtains need different weight curtain rods A heavy velvet curtain will need a stronger curtain rod than a breezy unlined sheer curtain. You don’t want … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Right Curtain Rod for Your Window Treatments
The charms of older homes are many, from one-of-a-kind woodwork and paneling to the discovery of hidden or special spaces. Many homeowners prefer to leave the home in its original (yet restored and spruced up) shape – including architectural elements such as plaster walls, which are often not used in more modern buildings. When attempting to attach Curtain Hardware to a wall made of plaster, it’s important to follow a few guidelines, courtesy of the San Francisco Chronicle’s Home Guides … [Read more...] about Mounting Curtain Rods into Plaster Walls