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Why Custom Drapery is the Best Choice for Your Home

Custom drapes in living area

There are many reasons why custom drapery is the best choice for your home. Not only does it look beautiful and add a touch of luxury, but it can also be customized to fit your specific needs. Whether you need blackout curtains for a media room or want some elegant drapes for the living room, custom drapery can provide you with the perfect solution. Here we will take a closer look at some of the benefits of choosing custom drapery for your home.

Custom Drapery Benefits

Some other benefits of custom drapery include:

Increased privacy and security

Custom drapery can be made with blackout lining to keep out light and provide privacy.

Enhanced insulation

Custom drapery can help improve the insulation of your home, which can save you money on energy bills in the long run.

Increased comfort

Properly fitted drapery can help regulate room temperature and create a more comfortable environment.

How to choose the right fabric and style for your home

When choosing the fabric and style for your custom drapery, it is important to consider the look and feel of the room. You want to choose a fabric that will complement the existing décor and create a cohesive look. It is also important to choose a style that fits your needs and lifestyle.

The importance of measuring your windows correctly

It is also important to measure your windows correctly before ordering custom drapery. Length being most important. We use width measurements to determine the fullness a customer desires.

How to install custom drapery

Once you have your custom drapery, it is important to know how to install it properly. If you are not comfortable doing it yourself, you may want to consider hiring a professional installer. This will ensure that the drapery is installed correctly and looks great when finished. Since there are many types of custom drapery (hint: custom!) there is no one size fits all solution.  Be sure to consult with your custom drapery workshop to get the best advice for your specific situation.

 Custom drapes in the bedroom

The different types of pleats and folds that are available

When it comes to folds and pleats, there are many different options available. Here we will take a look at some of the most popular types.

Pleated Drapery

Pleated drapery is one of the most popular types of custom drapery. It consists of a series of evenly spaced pleats that are sewn into the fabric. This type of drapery is available in a variety of styles, including french pleat, inverted pleat, and goblet pleat and many more. I always recommend customers look at pinterest to find something they love.

Rod Pocket Drapery

Rod pocket drapery consists of a single panel of fabric that is attached to a rod pocket on the top edge. This type of drapery is usually made with lightweight fabrics.

Grommet Drapery

Grommets are the most modern of all styles, easy to open and close and require simple hardware.

Cleaning and maintaining your custom drapery

Just like any other piece of furniture or fabric in your home, custom drapery needs to be cleaned and maintained on a regular basis. Be sure to consult with the manufacturer’s care instructions to get the best advice for cleaning and caring for your specific type of drapery. In general, however, it is recommended that you vacuum your drapery regularly to remove dust and debris, and that you spot clean any spills or stains as soon as they occur.

Drapery can add a touch of luxury and elegance to any room, and custom drapery is the perfect way to achieve this look. By taking the time to choose the right fabric and style for your home, measuring your windows correctly, and installing your drapery properly, you can enjoy beautiful window treatments that are perfectly suited to your needs. And with proper care and maintenance, your custom drapery will last for years to come. Have you installed custom drapery in your home? What tips would you share with others?