What do you call the thing that holds the curtain rod?

What do you call the thing that holds the curtain rod?

Brackets: Brackets are the supportive holders that keep rods and all poles in place. They can mount onto walls, window frames, or even ceilings. Some brackets are purely functional, while others have a decorative life all their own.

How far apart should curtain rod brackets be?

For metal curtain rods ranging from 1 inch to 1 ½ inch diameters, two brackets up to a 60-inch (5 feet) span are sufficient. Over 60 inches, three brackets are recommended.

How do you support the middle of a curtain rod?

If the curtain rod stands too far from the window for the pipe rail tie to work, you can make a support from a long, heavy-duty screw hook. Screw hooks are similar to eye hooks, which are heavy screws with a loop or ring at the end. Instead of a loop, screw hooks are shaped like a U or a C.

How do you hold the middle of a curtain rod?

Depending on the particular cause of the drooping rod in your situation, one method may work better than another.

  1. 1 – Move Your Support Brackets.
  2. 2 – Add Additional Support Brackets.
  3. 3 – Insert a Support Rod.
  4. 4 – Use a Lighter Fabric.
  5. 5 – Shorten the Curtain.
  6. 6 – Protect the Curtain with a Barrier.

What is a curtain rod pocket?

The most classic and common of all methods of hanging curtains, a rod pocket is a sewn-in pocket, or casing, at the top of a curtain panel that easily slips over a rod and conceals it.

What is the name for a fastener attached to the sides of a window to hold curtains?

Holdbacks or tiebacks: Used to hold curtain window treatments to each side off the window when open.

Where should curtain rods be placed?

A rule of thumb (from Architectural Digest) is that curtains should be hung between four to six inches above the window frame, so install your curtain rod accordingly. When you hang the curtain rod high, it will make the window appear taller.