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BESPOKE MESURE AND FITTING SERVICE.

- NO POLES OR TRACKING AT YOUR WINDOW
If your starting from scratch, no problem. We will visit your home and discuss exactly what you require and what will suit your window. As we have a huge range of curtain poles, tracks, pelmets and blinds so you will have no problem in finding a solution. Of course we would be more than happy to bring along a selection of fabrics for you to look at in your own home.

- YOU HAVE POLES, TRACKING OR A PELMET AT YOUR WINDOW
Great, we can then visit and get all the sizes we require to make your curtains or blinds. If at this point you need to see any swatches, we will of course bring these along for you to look at in the comfort of your home.

- YOU WOULD LIKE TO MEASURE AND INSTALL YOUR OWN CURTAINS OR BLINDS
Simply use the guild below, but please contact us if you have any queries and we will be more than happy to help.

Measuring for curtain width


Always measure the curtain track or pole width, not the window. If fitting a new track or pole, this should extend 15cm to 30cm either side of the window (to allow the curtains to be stacked back off the window) and 12cm to 15cm above the window recess.
Measure from end to end - A

If you have a rail with a centre overlap, measure the rail as above then measure the overlap and add the two measurements together.
A + B = Total track width

- CURTAIN POLES

Measure between the decorative ends-C
- MEASURE FOR CURTAIN DROP
Curtains are best hung either to the floor, to a sill or below the sill. We recommend that curtains finish either -

A. 1cm above the floor
B. 15-20cm below the sill (or 2cm above the radiator)
C. 1cm above the sill
Always measure in at least 3 positions across the track or pole as floors and sills are rarely level. To avoid curtains dragging across the floor or sill we recommend you use the shortest of these 3 measurements.

- PENCIL PLEAT & PINCH PLEAT HEADINGS
When using a curtain track, measure from the top of the track to where the curtain is to finish. When using a curtain pole, measure from the underside of the decorative ring to where you want the curtain to finish.
- TAB TOP HEADING
Tab Top headings have 10cm long tabs (included in the curtain drop) and are suitable for poles up to 45mm in diameter. Measure from the top of the pole to where you want the curtains to finish.
- EYELET HEADING
The eyelet will fit poles up to 32mm in diameter. The inner edge of the eyelet is set down 5cm from the top of the curtain. Measure from the top of the pole to where you want the curtains to finish and add 5cm.
- VALANCES
Please measure the valance rail width (not the curtain track width). This is normally 30cm wider than the curtain rail it is fitted to, due to the returns on either end.
Valance rail width = A + B + C
- MEASURE FOR BLINDS
Measuring for Roman blinds

Blinds may be fitted either inside or outside the window recess. If a blind is being fitted inside a recess please quote 'recess size' on the order form and we will make an adjustment for a perfect fit at the time of manufacture.

If a blind is being fitted outside a recess please quote 'blind size' on the order form and the blind will then be manufactured to the size quoted. If more than one blind is being fitted on the window please quote the size of each individual blind rather than the overall recess size.

When deciding whether to fit the blind inside or outside the recess consider the following point:
It will be necessary to fit the blind outside the recess if:

The recess is less than 7.5cm (3") deep
The window opens inwards
Window is not straight (width or height varies by more than 2cm (3/4")

- MEASURING FOR A RECESS FITTING
(When measuring the window recess)

Always use a metal tape measure and measure in centimetres.
Measure the width and the drop in at least three positions, taking account of any protrusions such as tiles and dado rails.
Make a note of the smallest width and drop measurement.
Please quote width and drop sizes in centimetres stating 'recess size' on the order form.
- MEASURING OUTSIDE A WINDOW RECESS
Allow the blind to extend approximately 10cm either side and 10cm above and below the window.

- WHEN MEASURING OUTSIDE A WINDOW RECESS
Always use a metal tape measure and measure in centimetres.
If the blind is being fitted outside the recess allow the blind to extend approximately 10cm either side and 10cm above and below the window.

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