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How To Measure

HOW TO MEASURE CURTAINS

 

If you are unsure how to measure your window, you can follow these steps.

MEASURE CURTAIN TRACK OR ROB WIDTH

Measure window curtains  

You should MEASURE the end to end of the track or rob, exclude any ending decoration.

TIPS: Your curtain track or rob should be placed approximately 15cm (6") higher than the window, and be wider than your window by 15-20cm (6-8") either side.


MEASURE CURTAINS LENGTH IN 3 STYLES

 Measure curtain length
  • Sill Length: From Track End 1.25cm (1/2") above the window
  • Below Sill: From Track End 15cm (6") below the window
  • Sill Floor length: From Track End 1.25cm (1/2") above the floor
  • ONCE YOU HAVE YOUR WINDOW MEASUREMENT

    You can simply enter them into our measurement box. Our curtain measurements are usually double the size of your track/rod width. For example, if your track/rod is 230 cm and drop is 250 cm, you enter your measurements as the table below. You will receive the curtains with total width 460 cm. The curtains will cover your window perfectly.

    measurement box

     

    HOW TO MEASURE ROMAN BLINDS

    How to measure blinds

    Inside Mount

    This is the measurement you need to take if you want your blind to fit inside the window recess. Measure the full width and height of the recess [the size of the hole if you like] and we will make the appropriate deductions to ensure a perfect fit.

    Tips 

    • Measure in 3 places for both the width and the drop, use the smallest measurements
    • Use a metal tape measure, cloth ones can stretch and give you inaccurate measurements

    If the width is 1500mm and the height is 1700mm. Please reduce 5mm for the width and height for inside mount. The measurement should be 1495mm and 1695mm.

    Outside Mount

    This is the measurement you need to take if you want the blind to hang outside the recess overlapping the window. 

    Tips 

    • Measure the exact width of the area you would like the blind to overlap. To minimize light leakage we recommend that the blind overlaps the window recess by at least 70mm at the top and 50mm each side
    • The overlap at the bottom of the blind is a matter of personal choice but please take into account obstacles such as radiators
    • If you are replacing an existing blind with one of the same size simply measure the blind and specify exact fitting, we will make you one the same size 

    If the width is 1500mm and the height is 1700mm. The measurement should be 1600mm wide which include 50mm on both sides. And 1820mm which include 70mm on the top and 50mm at the bottom.

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