How to measure up for curtains

Using a steel measuring tape, measure the width of your pole or track. If you do not have one in place then measure the width of the window recess and add 15 - 20cm either side of your window to allow for the curtain stack back.

Measure for the width of your curtains

Measure the width of your pole or track. If you do not have one in place then measure the width of the window recess and add 15-20cm either side of your window to allow for the curtain stack back.

Measure for the drop of your curtains

Choose the point at which you would like your curtains to drop to, (Is there any fashion/styles or reasons why someone would choose long or short curtains?)

  • Curtain tracks measure from the top of the track to the finished curtain drop. For poles measure
  • Curtain poles measure fro the underside of the pole and for eyelets measure from the topside of the pole.
  • If you don't have a pole or track in place then measure approximately 15-20cm above the window recess to your desired drop.
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