How are bay window rods measured?
Measure the width of the first side of your bay, where the pole is to be fitted, up to where it meets at the angle of the next section of the bay. Allow for an additional 15cm along this side so that the pole can pass past the window along the wall and your curtains can be pulled past the window when opened.
How many curtains do I need for a bay window?
What is this? If symmetry is what you’re looking for in your design, then four curtains would be a perfect option for your bay windows. Two would cover the sides and the other two would meet at the center..
What size curtains do I need for a bay window?
To determine the number of panels, you should make sure that you double the width measurements of the window. Therefore, if the window is 40 inches wide, then you will need to have 80 inches of curtain panels to make sure that there are no gaps and the bay window is properly dressed.
What angle is my bay window?
Place the paper into a corner of your bay window. If both sides are flush with your window then your angle is 45 degrees. To check a 90 degree angle you can hold up an A4 piece of paper into your corner and if the paper fits snugly you have a 90 degree corner. Don’t have 45 or 90 degree angles?
What does a traverse rod look like?
Traverse rods have clips or eyes that move along a track embedded in a slot in the rod. The eyes have a small opening for the curtain pins and they’ll run evenly across the rod, with the number of eyes dependent on how long the rod is. A cord runs through the rod, too, and is attached to a master slide or pulley.
Are traverse rods still used?
Standard rods are still the most preferred curtain rods but the ease of moving curtains through a traverse rod made it into a household name and is now used in modern design homes.
Can you use regular curtain rods on a bay window?
Bay windows come in all shapes and sizes. One of these may be more delicate angles rather than sharp corners. This can make installing curtain rods difficult since regular curtain rods don’t bend.