A curtain rod in most standard homes should be placedjust above the window frame. By giving about 4 to 8 inches of space between the rod and the window frame you have the optimal amount of room for hanging the rod,as well as insulation for the window. Based on the size of the windows and the height of the ceilings,this could vary slightly.
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How do you hang curtains with rods?
Screw the brackets to the casing or the wall, then fit the rod onto the brackets and use your level again to make sure the rod is straight. Then, hang your curtains and enjoy! For tips on what kind of rods to use with different types of curtains, keep reading!
How do you know what size curtain rod to use?
Most curtain rods can adjust size to fit a variety of windows. Measure the length of the curtains to determine how high you want to hang them. Hang the curtains with your hands to the window to see the best location. It will help to have a pal test the location of the curtains for you.
How do you level a curtain rod with a bracket?
Set the curtain rod in the bracket, tighten the other bracket loosely onto the other end of the rod using the setscrew in the bracket, and lift the rod and level it with a level while you move the bracket the required longitudinal distance from the frame using a tape measure to measure this distance.
How to hang curtains with brackets?
Screw the brackets to the casing or the wall, then fit the rod onto the brackets and use your level again to make sure the rod is straight. Then, hang your curtains and enjoy!