To open or close a curtain,youswing the rod as you would a shutter or door. Choose a single swing-arm rod with an arm the width of your window with frame; some versions have telescoping arms. Install the bracket at one of the top outside corners of your window frame.
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How do you use a curtain rod to close a window?
Choose a rod that draws open away from the crowded end of the wall. Position the rod end closest to the end of the wall just past the edge of the window frame. Extend the other end of the rod four to eight inches past the window frame.
Can you hang curtains all the way to the window?
If you hang a rod that equals the window width, you can open your curtains all of the way. Instead, opt for a specialty rod and hang it so your light and view are unrestricted during the day. Swing-arm rods, which are sometimes called crane or portiere rods, have hinged brackets on one side.
Why can I open my curtains all the way?
When one side of the window sits close to the adjacent wall, it gets tricky. If you hang a rod that equals the window width, you can open your curtains all of the way.
How do you close the curtains on your blinds?
In the drawing, with the binder clips in the middle, this is the curtains closed. When you spin the motor one direction, the binder clips will go away from each other, opening the curtains. Reverse the motor and they come towards each other, closing the blinds. I plan to make one of these for each window in my apartment.