Where to Install Window Furnishings

CURTAINS

A great way to jazz up an old space or redesign your home is by changing your window coverings!  

Deciding where you should place your window furnishing depends on a number of factors. The most important thing to consider is how functional and practical they are. For example, in a bedroom you may want to make sure they block out the sunlight. 

Maybe you are lucky enough to have a view of the ocean or city, or perhaps you are looking to conceal an unpleasant scene. Do you want to make your windows look larger by taking them higher, and if so do you take them all way to the cornice or ceiling?

Stand back and look at the proportions of the window in relationship to the wall. Taking curtains wider than the windows can also change these proportions. The wider you go, the higher they may need to be for balance.

If you want to take them appear wider, consider how much wall space are you prepared to loose? Also Look at power points, light switches and any artwork or furniture to be placed to the sides.

If you are furnishings doors they are a similar considerations, but be mindful of the complications that inward opening doors can present. Either way, you need to make sure you consider this before purchasing your new curtain fabric.

BLINDS:

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Generally blinds would be installed on the architraves or insert in to the window. However, with roman blinds, taking them higher allows them to come off the glass for maximum light and view. There are many different types of blinds to chose from, however coverings such as roller blinds and plantation shudders will need to be installed by a professional. The type of blinds you choose will always dictate where best for installation, so do some research once you have chosen your ideal dressing. 

Installing Your Window Furnishings

If you find this to difficult it is worth engaging the services of an expert for advice. Our team can assist you in finding the best window furnishings for your home. Remember to calculate the amount of fabric needed if you are going to install them on your own.