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Long Curtain Rods

Shop Beautiful Extra Long Curtain Rods

Whether you’ve bought a new home or are remodeling your current space, updating your drapery hardware is a fun and exciting process. The only problem? Windows come in all shapes and sizes, and finding matching hardware for all your windows can be difficult.

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curtain rod bracket guide

The Ultimate Guide to Curtain Rod Brackets

When it comes to window curtains, curtain rod brackets are an essential component. But what exactly are they and how do you choose the right pair for your curtain rods? There are so many options for curtain rod holders on the market and we understand that it can easily become overwhelming. To further the frustration, depending on the type of curtain rod you want, you may have to purchase a very specific type of bracket.

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Motorized drapery rods

The Benefits of Motorized Drapery Rods

With wireless technology already controlling your home’s lighting, security system, and ambient temperature, why not add your window treatments to the list? When your draperies can be operated at the touch of a button from the comfort of your couch, your system is complete! Motorized drapery rods are convenient, luxurious, and an option that is more affordable than ever.

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curtain hardware

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Drapery Hardware

Choosing drapery hardware for your window treatments can be very rewarding. When selected and installed correctly, your entire living space will be upgraded to a whole new level of beauty and sophistication. As experts in drapery hardware, we at Drapery Rods Direct are here to help you make the right decisions when purchasing hardware for your draperies.

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double curtain rods

Tips for Buying Double Curtain Rods

Using two layers of curtains on your windows adds depth, making the room feel larger. Instead of adding two different curtain rods to your windows, try double curtain rods. Double curtain rods are the best way to create a layered effect, giving a distinct and put-together look. Select a thin, lightweight curtain to go against the window and a heavier material to be placed at the front.

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pinch pleat drapes

The Complete Guide to Pinch Pleat Drapery Panels

Pinch pleat draperies are commonly used in traditional and formal decor. This style is called pinch pleated because the fabric is folded and stitched into pleats at the top of each panel to add fullness. The most commonly used pinch pleats styles have two or three pleats. Drapery pins or hooks are used to attach the panels to drapery hardware, so the fabric lays flat in between the fold and the fullness is distributed evenly along the length of the panel. Often weights are added to the bottom hem of the drapery panel allowing the fabric to fall evenly.

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remodel with new drapery rods

Quick & Easy Home Remodeling Tips for the Holidays

Holiday season is fast approaching, and friends and family will be pulling in the driveway for the annual get-together before you know it. From potlucks to cocktail parties to big sit down family dinners, entertaining is the highlight of the year for many people.

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