1. Ignore the Curve. One of the easiest ways to hang curtains on a curved window is to ignore the curve and mount your curtain rod directly above it.
  2. Inside the Curve. With some planning, curved windows can accommodate inside-mounted curtains.
  3. Playing Up the Curve.
  4. Fabric and Style for Curves.

People also ask, how do you hang curtains when the window is at the top of the wall?

Place hooks on the glass at the upper window corners or on nearby wall surfaces, and drop your rod into the brackets they have become. You should, however, plan to hang only a light-use rod and lightweight curtains to prevent accidents.

Likewise, how far from floor should curtain hang? The proper position is ½ inch above the floor for free hanging curtains. This distance allows for mopping and cleaning while creating the illusion that the curtain touches the floor.

Moreover, are curved shower rods better?

A curved shower curtain rod will provide up to 33% more room in the shower. The design of it keeps water inside the shower instead of leaking out onto the bathroom floor. It also keeps the wet, sticky shower curtain further away from your body so it doesn't “attack” you like it does in closer quarters!

Do shower curtains go inside or outside of the tub?

A shower curtain liner is a simple vinyl or plastic curtain that goes inside the tub to prevent water from splashing all over the floor. It is usually transparent and thin so one can easily see through it from outside the tub. A shower curtain, on the other hand, hangs outside of the tub.

Related Question Answers

How do you put a shower rod back together?

Tension Rods
  1. Measure the distance between the two walls where the shower rod must be mounted with a tape measure.
  2. Unscrew the rod by turning each end in an opposite direction so the rod opens or extends.
  3. Hold the shower curtain against one wall directly above the tub's apron or exposed edge as a guide.

Where should you place a curved shower curtain rod?

Depending upon tub model, mount rod between 6″ and 8″ from center line of the tub. The middle portion of the rod should curve just outside the contour of the tub. Review the Curved Shower Rod Mounting Instructions above to determine proper rod placement.

How far does a curved shower rod stick out?

The standard shower curtain is 72 inches (183 cm) long, and when it is linked to shower hooks, it usually gains another two inches (five cm). To prevent the curtain from dragging on the floor of the tub, hang the curved shower rod at a height of 74 inches or more.

How do you fix a tension rod?

Adjusting a Tension Rod:
  1. Remove or shift the existing curtain. If curtain rings are holding the curtain to the tension rod, remove the curtain rings.
  2. Loosen the tension rod. Grasp the tension rod near one end cap and pull downward.
  3. Adjust the tension and length of the rod.
  4. Test the tension rod.
  5. Replace the curtain.

How do you dress a big arched window?

4 Ways to Dress Up Your Arched Windows
  1. Drapery. Drapery is another way to dress up your arched windows.
  2. Shades. Window shades are our third favorite product for dressing arched windows.
  3. Shutters. Shutters are completely customizable, meaning that we can actually cut shutters to fit perfectly into your arched window, no matter the size or shape!
  4. Blinds.

How do you dress a bay window for privacy?

Here are our top ideas and designs for dressing bay windows – which work in any room and space.
  1. Combine Roman blinds with curtains.
  2. Use curtains at the bottom of the window.
  3. Hang a curtain at each window.
  4. Hang a curtain across the front of the bay.
  5. Combine panels with curtains.

How do you dress a Palladian window?

The simplest curtain or drapery dressing for a Palladian window is a single floor-length pair that spans the entire window width. Hang the rod high to emphasize the arched portion's height; two inches below the ceiling trim is ideal unless you have a vaulted ceiling.

Where do you hang curtains on arched windows?

Use the level to mark a straight line on each side of the arched window, about 1/8 inch above where each straight side ends. This will ensure the bottom of the window is completely covered. Position the bracket over the line where the rod will be placed.

How do I make curtains for a sloping window?

Measure the angled slope of the window. Cut a piece of hook and loop tape to that length and attach the tape to the sloped window framing. Measure the width of the bottom of the window sill. Cut a second piece of hook and loop tape to that length and attach the tape along the bottom of the window sill.

How do you cover arch shaped windows?

Method 1 Using a Fitted Shade or Shutter
  1. Use a measuring tape to measure the width of the bottom of the arch.
  2. Divide your width in half and measure the height at that location.
  3. Choose cellular or honeycomb shades to be able to let in light.
  4. Use fixed shades if you do not need to open up the arch of the window.

How do you dress short wide windows?

Hang Floor-Length Curtains

If your window is both short and wide, a medium-weight fabric is a better choice. It's also a good idea to choose pleated curtain styles for dressing up these windows. They'll help create a frame on both sides of the window and make it appear narrower.

How can I hang curtains without a window frame?

Take one of your 3M Command hooks, take off the paper backing on the adhesive strips, and line the hook up on the wall using the pencil mark for guidance. Press it on the surface well, holding for at least 30 seconds, then let it be for at least a half hour. Repeat the same for the other side.