4 to 6 inches
People also ask
How high and wide should curtains be hanging?
Hanging curtains 渉igh and wide?seems to be most people preference these days. 淗igh?means that you hang the curtain rod a few (4?6? inches above the top of the window (instead of right above the trim). 淲ide?means that you choose a rod wide enough that it extends several inches (again, 4?6? on either side of the window.
What is the best way to hang curtains on a window?
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攊n fact, you might want to install rods designed to actually hang from the ceiling.
How high should a curtain rod be above a 8 foot ceiling?
An 8 foot ceiling is pretty standard for a residential home. With this standard height will be safe to put the rod about 6 inches above the top of the framing of the window. This avoids any extra framing and gives space between the frame and the rod.
How high should the top of a window be?
All of these options should first start with the top being at least 4-6 inches above the window frame depending on your ceiling height. The top of most of our windows are 8ft, and we used 108?panels almost everywhere.