Curtain lengths are determined bymeasuring from the rod pocket攚hich is where your curtain hangs off the curtain rod攖o the bottom of the fabric. (Note that there are also short curtains,called tier curtains,that only cover part of the window. These typically measure either 24 inches or 36 inches long.)
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What is the standard length of a curtain?
Standard curtains come in three lengths?4 inches, 96 inches, or 108 inches. Generally, you want to stay away from the 84 inch standard curtains unless you have very low ceilings.
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 high up should a curtain be on a window?
A standard rule of thumb is about 4?up from the top of the window but you can definitely go up from there. Here are a few different curtain lengths to consider and when you should use them.
What is the best curtain length for a window sill?
Window Sill Curtains: These curtains end right at the window sill. This is appropriate in places like a kitchen where the window is elevated. Apron Curtains: Apron curtains come down about 4?from the window sill. They檙e also best in casual places like a breakfast nook or if you have a radiator under the window.