Grommet curtains everywhere. Look into any home decor magazine and you'll find the grommet curtain composite board. There is an abundance of fabrics, patterns, colors and lengths to choose from. They are not a new idea, so what gives?
First, what exactly is a grommet is? Grommet is used to describe the top of the composite board. A grommet is a reinforced eyelet plastic or metal through which a decorative rod set. Grommet plates slide easily along a decorated bar and fall into neat, clean folds. Ideal for French doors, sliding doors, or any window where you want the flexibility of opening and closing the plates.
A few years ago, grommet curtain plate is not easy to find. One must either have them custom made or tried to make them yourself using a grommet. But today there is overwhelming source for curtain grommet plate. Not only was the curtain store selling them, but other retailers such as beds, bathroom door, department stores, warehouse type stores, and the list goes on. Here is the catch, not all are created equal grommets. There is a big difference in terms of quality and workmanship. It's true that you can get a grommet composite board for $ 10, I saw some today as I was shopping, but you really do get what you pay for. Buyer Beware! Whatever your budget, there is a curtain grommet for you.
Grommet curtain can be used for virtually any application. They are great for sliding doors, French doors, large windows, small windows, picture windows, and the list goes on.
Here's a tip to buy curtains grommet, length and fullness are the most important. Grommet curtains should go to the floor, but could finish just below the sill or they can even if using a pool of luxurious fabrics such as silk, taffeta silk or fake. Standard length is 84 ", but more and more companies are coming out with a longer length as 95", 108 "and 120". Measure from the rod down to get your height. The width is very important. You do not want to end up with a window that looks like it is covered with a cloth. Make sure your fulfillment of at least 2 times the width of the window. If you have a small window, which is a stick that is 4-6 "wide on each side of the curtain for stackback, giving the illusion of a larger window. It also maximizes the amount of light entering the room. For larger windows, more composite board can be necessary, but make sure they are the numbers even, you do not want to end up with a skewed perspective. for example, there are two plates on each side of the window rather is 1 and 2. you can take the panels sewn together or they can be left as is. If you give enough fullness, so you'll probably be the only person to know that they are not engaged . most companies make available and even some companies offer only custom grommet curtains in single width (50-54 "). There are companies that can custom make curtains grommet plate wider, but the cost is very high.
The advantages of a grommet curtain composite board were: current and trendy in design, modern and she's your typical curtains, affordable, easy to slide open and closed, revealing a bar decorate decorated, and most importantly, it does not need to be a professional to pull this look off.