Monthly Archives: August 2011

Measuring for Window Coverings (4)

You and your client will also have to decide if draperies will clear the floor or “puddle”. Usually a half inch or so is left between the bottom of the drapery and the floor for clearance, particularly if you are

Measuring for Window Coverings (3)

The type of fabric you use for window coverings will depend on your clients’ preferences, on the intended purpose (purely decorative, light control, insulation, etc.), on the color scheme, and sometimes on the availability of certain materials. If you’re working

Measuring for Window Coverings (2)

For an inside mounting, measure the window in three different places, both vertically and horizontally. Sometimes, a window frame can have small differences and you want to fit to the least width and height. Otherwise, you could end up with

Measuring for Window Coverings

Your measurements for window coverings will, of course, depend on what type you’re measuring for and whether they will be installed inside the window frame or outside of it. In addition to this, you will also need to consider the

Dealing With Your Window Cover (5)

Roman shades can be made from almost any kind of fabric, river grass, bamboo, etc. They create distinctive folds when raised and can be quite elegant-looking.Roman shades are ideal for use in blackout applications. Use alone or with matching side