Curtain Measuring Guide

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Pencil, Pinch or Box headed curtains can be hung on either a Curtain Track or a Rod with Rings. Eyelet curtains can only be hung on a Rod. 

Measuring for a Curtain Track; 

Width is from end to end of the track + *extras if required.

*Make sure you allow extra >overlap arms in the middle or if you want to wrap the curtains around the ends of the tracks onto the brackets. These are called returns.

*For Pinch or Box pleats you must also add 5% to your >creepage when hung. 

Height is from the top of the track to your desired length. Please add 1 cm or more if your track is Face mounted and you want your curtain to sit higher than the track.

 

Measuring for Rod & Ring sets and Rod only (for Eyelets); 

Width is from end to end of the rod (not any decorative ends) + *extras if required.

*For Pinch or Box headings you must add 5% to the >creepage when hung.

Height is measured from under the large ring to the desired finished length just off the floor. 

For Eyelets on rods (only) the > is as above but there will be no extras.

Height will be measured from top of rod to desired finished length. +**Add 3cms as the top of the curtain will sit higher than the rod.

 

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Some further information on how to measure Curtains

If using the guides below don't forget to add a further 5% for Creepage on all Pinch and Box Pleat Curtains.

Pencil Pleat and Eyelet curtains have a flexible >

Make sure to add any overlaps in the centre for the best results when you install your ready to hang curtains or custom made curtains

My track looks like this
Suitable for Pinch & Pencil & Box Pleat curtains

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Curtain Rod 1 Width
Measure >Height
Measure from the top of the track to the desired finished length just off the floor.
My track looks like this
Suitable for Pinch & Pencil Pleat curtains

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Curtain Rod 1 Width
Measure >Height
Measure from the top of the track to the desired finished length just off the floor.
My track looks like this
Suitable for Pinch, Pencil & Inverted Pleat curtains

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Curtain Rod 1 Width
Measure > Height
Measure from just under the rod to the desired finished length just off the floor.
My track looks like this
Suitable for Eyelets, Tabs & Concealed Tabs curtains

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Curtain Rod 1 Width
Measure >Height
Measure from the top of the rod to the desired finished length just off the floor.

My track looks like this
Suitable for Pinch, Pencil & Bix Pleat curtains.

Rod only can be used for Eyelets (without rings)

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Curtain Rod 1 Width
Measure >Height
Measure from under the large ring to the desired finished length just off the floor. For Eyelets measure from top of Rod to desired finished length and add 3 cms.