How are finial curtains measured?

How are finial curtains measured?

Measuring for a new pole

  1. Step 1 – Measure the distance between the top of the window and the ceiling.
  2. Step 2 – Measure the width of your window.
  3. Step 3 – Add 40cm to your measurement (20cm either side)

Can you change finials on curtain rods?

Are curtain rod finials interchangeable? Absolutely. If you feel like changing things up, finials are easily removable.

Does the length of a curtain pole include the finials?

If you dont find the exact size you need, just order the one that is the next size up from your measurement. Please note that the lengths stated do not include any finials. For example, if your curtain pole is 150cm, and the finials are each 10cm, then the total length will be 170cm.

What are standard curtain pole sizes?

The most common diameters for a curtain pole is either a 28mm or 35mm.

How far should finial stick out?

As a general rule, drapes will be open during the day, so make sure the curtain rod extends at least four inches on each side of the window’s inside frame. To create the illusion of a wider window, extend the rod up to 10 inches beyond the window’s frame.

How much overhang should a curtain pole have?

For a typical window without architraves, we recommend poles/tracks overhang the width of the window by not less than 15cm (6″) each side (excluding finials). Mark the pole/track and check your measurements again.

Are finials a standard size?

Finial sizes vary greatly. A finial can have a length as small as 1.5 inches or as long as 9 inches.

What can I use instead of a finial?

You could also buy wooden spheres from the craft store, or get creative and use objects you have on hand, like stones or minerals, plastic balls, figurines, or even shapes made with polymer clay! One thing I really like about using a wooden finial is the extra holding strength a nail gives to the cork.

How do I know what size curtain pole I need?

What size curtain pole do I need? The size of your curtain relates to the size of your window. To make sure you achieve the perfect fit, measure the recess width of the window and then add at least another 15cm for each side.

How much should a curtain pole overhang?

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