One window and many different types of curtains, how to choose and decide.
Choosing curtains is a very personal decision and at times can be influenced by the latest trend or design.
Before deciding on the type to make or buy take a look at the window and think about:
Taking these points into consideration may help with the decision. If the house is down a country lane with the nearest neighbours miles away and no public footpath then maybe none are needed.
However if the house is right beside the pavement on a very busy road then curtains can block out some of the sound and thinner net curtain or voiles are useful for privacy.
If the view looking out is onto an industrial business park then the window can be totally obscured with a heavier net curtain or film onto the window to allow the light in.
When stripping this down to the basics the type is really the curtain styles and designs, after all a curtain is really a piece of fabric fixed to a window and many have started out with just a sheet and some thumb tacks at one stage or another.
Once the curtain styles or the type of heading has been decided this could determine whether curtain tracks or curtain poles are used. A pencil pleat top can be used with a pole as well by using the curtain rings that are usually included when buying the pole. These larger rings will have a smaller ring at the bottom that the curtain hook can loop into.
Taking some of the above points when looking at the window:
There are many questions that come with choosing curtains with the first important one being whether to make your own and with that you need to know
There are a huge variety of ready made curtains available to buy from shopping outlets and online such as Terrys Fabrics.
Enjoy deciding on the many types of curtains available.