Homes and Garden Journal

Everything Home and Garden Related

What To Look For Before Hanging Curtains

Curtains can be equated to clothes. In a way they are the clothes of your house or room. They are an important component in your home decor and give your room a good look that is attractive to all who see it. You have a wide variety for you to choose from for hanging curtains, from readymade curtains to custom made expensive ones. From plastic to silk curtains.

Shower curtains are used in the bathroom to prevent the water from dripping all over the bathroom floor by keeping it in the shower area only. Most shower curtains are made of either synthetic or natural materials. Waterproof shower curtains are made of vinyl and plastic and they are quite inexpensive. For those people who like a bit of luxury, you can try hanging curtains made of cotton or linen but remember that when cotton gets wet, it has the chance of developing mildew. Vinyl shower curtains come in very many themes and colors. This makes them ideal for each bathroom in your house which can have its own motif. These vinyl shower curtains are very efficient in keeping the water within the showering area and not all over the floor.

The kitchen has not been left behind either. In its entirety, the kitchen of nowadays is as much a part of the house as never before. Kitchen curtains should be chosen with the color of the kitchen cabinets in mind. When hanging curtains in the kitchen, choose a color that you feel you like. The material the curtain is made from is recommended to be cotton due to the proximity to fire and make sure that they are also easy to launder.

The size of your house windows will determine which curtains you will get but they come in all kinds of colors, materials and textures for you to choose from. Before you start hanging curtains in your house, you will need to look at whether you can get a color that will compliment the color of the walls of the room, the size of the room, and the functions of the room. The position of the room in the house can also be a determinant of the curtains you will get. For example, it is better if you got thick curtains to cover the side of your house that mostly faces the sun in order to keep the rays of the sun from heating up the room.

Comments are closed.