How to measure for a traditional curtain pole ?standard wall fitting with two finials [Use section 4 for solid cottage poles ]To order the exact length of pole you need,measure the width of your window ?then add 10cm*to either sideto allow space for your curtain drawback. Give us this total figure for your pole length.
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How long should a curtain pole be?
For example, if your curtain pole is 150cm, and the finials are each 10cm, then the total length will be 170cm. Measure the length of the pole between the finials (decorative ends). Measure the length of rail. Our curtain poles are available with, or without rings.
How do I measure for a curtain rail replacement?
If replacing an existing curtain rail, simply measure your existing curtain pole not including any finials. Decide where you would like to position your curtain pole before measuring. This is usually 10cm (4) above the window. Please use our diagram below as a guide.
How do you measure a window for curtains?
Measure the width of the window using a metal measuring tape. 2. Add 40cm to your measurement (20cm either side) to allow for curtain gathering, brackets and finials. This added width will also give you the best coverage for blocking out unwanted light ?this will be especially useful if you are hanging Blackout curtains.
How do you measure for a bay pole window?
We have a range of bay poles ideal for 3 and 5 sided bays, and measuring for them uses the same steps above with just one difference. Rather than measuring the whole window in one go, you simply measure the width of each section and add them together plus an extra 40cm.