Choosing the right size comes down to three essential steps:Start with deciding on your curtain length (Style-Based Choice)Figure out your window widthDecide how many panels you will hang on your window
People also ask
What are the standard curtain sizes?
So What Are the Standard Curtain Sizes? In the US, the standard curtain panels are 48?wide while their length comes in four different sizes; 63 inches, 84 inches, 96 inches, or 108 inches. Curtains that are 84 inches or above are used only where there are very low ceilings so they can create the illusion of height in the room.
Is the curtain width of Your House important?
Most of the time the curtain width is not the problem. Standard curtain panels are usually 48 inches wide. If you maybe have windows that are wider, you can always put more curtains on them. What the real issue is, is the curtain length. The curtain length is, usually, one of the following:
How do you measure for new curtains?
You will need to consider both length and width when you are choosing the curtains; first, measure the width of the window. The best way to do this is to simply measure an installed curtain rod, since that will actually be the width that the curtains are covering.
How much space should be between curtain rod and window?
They simply won provide enough coverage. Your ideal curtain size should always start at a bare minimum of 6 inches over the size of the window. This will give you a good 4 inches of leeway above the curtain to fit the rod, plus at least a couple of extra inches below the window.