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How To Measure For Curtains

 
Top Tip: Always use a metal tape for accuracy.

Measuring the Curtain Width for all Heading Types.


Always measure your track or pole, not your windows.
If you do not have a track or pole already installed then we recommend fitting one that extends by 15cm (minimum) each end of your window and 15cm above your window recess.

Tracks - Measure total width from end to end.

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Tracks with overlap - Measure each side separately and add both measurements to give your correct width

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Pole - Measure width of pole between the finials

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Measuring the Curtain Drop:

Firstly decide where you want your curtains to finish, we recommend:
1. Floor level – allow 1cm clearance above carpet or floor surface.
2. Window sill – 1cm above sill
3. Below window sill – allow up to 20cm below the window sill or 1cm above radiator.

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Tracks - For ALL heading types: Measure from the top of the track to the required drop.

 

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Poles - For PENCIL PLEAT or PINCH PLEAT headings: Measure from the eye of the ring to the required drop.

 

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For EYELET heading: Measure from the top of the pole to the required drop.
We will automatically add 2.5cm to the drop of the eyelet curtain which will sit above the pole.

 

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How To Measure For Roman Blinds


 

Top Tip: Always use a metal tape for accuracy.
Decide whether you want your roman blind to hang inside or outside of your window, then simply follow these simple steps:

 

Inside Recess:

1. Measure the width and height in 3 places, in case the recess is irregular in shape.
2. State the lesser of the dimensions exactly with no deductions, we will make the adjustments to ensure your blind fits perfectly.

 

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Outside Recess:

Decide how much you wish to overlap the recess at each side, top, and bottom. State these dimensions.
To minimise light leakage we recommend the blind overlaps by:

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