All that you wanted to know about curtain installation in Sydney
If you are renovating your home you may have already bought new curtains. Adding curtains to your home can have a major impact on its aesthetic appeal. The right kind of drapery can make any dull or drab looking room look beautiful. However it is essential that the curtains are installed the right way. The following are some of the tips for curtain installation.
Before you begin the curtain installation process it is important that you have the necessary tools. You would need a drill, a tape measure, a pencil and a step ladder.
Once you have all the tools at hands, you need to determine the height at which you want the curtains to be placed. It is important that you take the correct measurements and decide where you want the curtains to hang. This would also depend upon how high the windows are and how you want a curtains to be placed above the window. Whether you are going for short curtains or long curtains which would reach the floor.
The next step would be to install the drapery rod. For this you would need the tape measure to size up the space and mark the location of the brackets on the wall. You need to make sure that the markings are even on both sides. With the correct spots in place you would need the help of a drill to install the brackets then place the rod on to the brackets.
When the rods have been installed in place you would need to hang the drapery. It should be kept in mind the drapery can be hung directly onto the road however there are different kinds of curtains which are available in the market and you may need to read the instructions before you install them.
Example if you are going for a pleated strips, it is usually hung with the help of pins. You may need to insert the drapery pin through the eyelets of the curtain and into the rings as well. When the rings and pins are in place you can hang the drapery from the rod.
Another kind of curtains are the ones with rod pocket trip free you may need to insert the rod through the hole in the panel before you place the rod onto the bracket.
Once you have hung the curtains they might appear to be a little wrinkled. This is quite normal and the wrinkles would even out once the curtains have been hanging for a while. However if you really want to get rid of the wrinkles you can use a garment steamer after you have installed the curtains. However you need to be careful about the heat settings and make sure that you do not burn the fabric or the material of the curtain.
It is better to trust and expert to do the job right when it comes to designer curtain installations in Sydney.