12 Expert Tips on How High to Hang Curtains
Adding some fabric curtains to a room can add warmth to the space, bring color to the room, or make a window look bigger. Each year, the styles are updated, and the décor rules change. One of those rules is where to place the curtain rod.
Here we have 12 expert tips on how high to hang your curtains so they look attractive and stylish.
Hanging Curtains for a 9-Foot Ceiling
For 9-foot ceilings, follow these tips:
Hanging Curtains for a 10-Foot Ceiling
Hanging curtains in a room with 10-foot ceilings may have its challenges. If you have 10-foot ceilings and want to hang your curtains properly, have a look at these tips:
Hanging Curtains for a 12-Foot Ceiling
To create the perfect look in a room with 12-foot ceilings, here are some considerations:
How High to Hang Curtains to Make the Window Look Larger
Should Curtains Touch the Floor?
Although décor trends dictate that curtains should touch the floor, some of you may find this length to be cumbersome and hang them an inch above the floor. For a luxurious look, some of you may deviate and intentionally puddle your drapes on the floor.
Luckily, there is no rule that is set in stone on how high to hang curtains, but if you choose to stay on trend, the rule is that your curtains should touch the floor. These are the exceptions, however.
- Kitchen Curtains: When your curtains are hung on a window above a counter, the panels are unable to go to the floor.
- Bathroom Curtains: Hanging curtains to the floor in the bathroom might be unsanitary
- Inconvenience: There may be some windows in your home that do not need or would be unattractive or inconvenient with curtains.
There it is in a nutshell! It’s your home, and you can hang your curtains however you choose. Hanging your drapes can have a negative or positive impact on the overall appearance of your home, however. So, if you want your home to look stylish and follow the latest trends, your curtains should go to the floor.
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