Traverse curtain rods make it
easy to dress your windows!
When you look for curtains or drapes for your windows, its not enough to
decide on the type of fabric and the curtain style - you need to choose the
right drapery hardware also. And this decision can be sometimes as challenging
as a right window treatment selection.
If you have standard window with enough space above it, you may choose whatever you want or whatever your budget allows. But there are many situations in window dressing when you find yourself stuck with a problem. What if you need to dress several windows as one, or to put curtains to your wide sliding doors? What if there is not space between window and ceiling?
Traverse curtain rods can be a good answer to these problems. They have built-in draw cord, traverse slides with holes for hanging draperies and a pulley system that allows moving them. Draperies are hanged by pins that attached to their back. These pins are inserted into traverse slides holes.
Now decide if you need them.
Traverse curtain rods can be a
really excellent choice for your windows if
You have two story windows
If you would like to install drapes for such windows you will need sturdy
curtain rods for large amount of fabric, such as medium or heavy duty traverse
curtain rods. You may consider also remote control operating system for such
You need curtains for bay or bow windows
You can find today curved (or
bendable) and flexible traverse curtain rods which can mach many types of
curved windows. Another advantage you have an option to match your windows
specific size if it is non-standard. You can cut and bend them by yourself or
ask a professional to do it.
There is not enough space between your window and ceiling
Then you may choose
ceiling mount traverse curtain rod and even double track for hiding this rod
under decorative valance. Such window treatment can look very impressive and
you not only solve the problem of your windows, but also can visibly increase
the height of the room.
Your drapes are very heavy
In this case you can get medium or heavy duty
curtain rods. Another option is to choose ceiling mount traverse curtain rods
this type of mounting is sturdier than wall mounting.
You have sliding glass doors, wide window or several windows that need to be
dressed as one.
Again, you can obtain flexible traverse rods that match even
very wide windows and are also sturdy enough for heavy weighted curtains.
When you consider using traverse rods for your window dressing, keep in mind that they are usually mounted to the wall or ceiling by several cartridges. It can limit the possibility to move your curtain they can be moved only within these cartridges.
Good news for homeowners: along with standard made of metal traverse curtain rods you can find today many decorative ones. It means that you dont need to hide the boring metal track under curtains or valances. You can even choose from several styles and get traverse curtain rod that best match your interior.
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