In today’s new home construction and home improvement projects, window furnishings are a focal part of the interior design of the home. Windows seems to be in almost every size and wide windows are very popular. If you are the owner of a home with wide windows, you probably have experienced some of the challenges in finding suitable window furnishings for your windows. This articles looks at ways of furnishing those problematic windows
The type of draperies and drapery hardware used for new window furnishings can add an instant elegance and freshness to the interior design of any living space. Planning window furnishings can be a challenging task, especially if you have wide windows. With the proper research, even a novice can have professional results in the selecting and installing window furnishings for a window, even if the window is a wide one.
There are several important things to consider when furnishing wide windows that will make the process of furnishing wide windows a more enjoyable experience. Regardless of the window size, one of the most important things to consider is the type and weight of the fabrics of the draperies you will hang. The heavier the weight of the fabric of the draperies, the stronger curtain hardware you will need.
Another important aspect is that the hardware and curtain poles for wide windows need to be constructed of stronger materials to decrease the possibility of a sagging of the curtain poles. A wrought iron pole for wide windows is a popular choice and helps to prevent sagging. Additional curtain brackets might be needed along at various intervals of the curtain poles to provide an additional support that will prevent sagging of the curtain poles.
The actual material of the curtain hardware is a major part of achieving a well-dressed window. When selecting the type of curtain hardware for the window, you need to ask yourself which one will look right and will it do the job you want. If the draperies you intend to hang will allow the curtain hardware to be seen, you will need to use a curtain pole. A wrought iron curtain pole works best for wide windows because of its extra strength and is also very stylish. The large variety of matching finials available for a wrought iron curtain pole will allow you to create a beautifully furnished window that will provide elegance and lasting beauty to the interior design of your home.