CURTAIN ROD GUIDE

CURTAIN ROD GUIDE


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How to
Measure

How to
Install

FAQ

How to
Measure

How to
Install

FAQ


Take the guesswork out of choosing the right curtain rod for your space. Follow our How to Measure instructions to help you select exactly the right size rod for your window.  

Once you’ve got your rod picked out, watch our step-by-step instructional videos to help make installation a snap. With the right tools at your disposal, installing your curtain rods is an easy afternoon task you can tackle on your own.

If you need some extra support, check out the FAQ section for answers to the questions we get asked about most.


How to Measure Windows
for Curtain Rod Selection


1. Measure the width of your window, including frame, from edge to edge.

2. Add 8" (20 cm) to your window width measurement.

For Best Results: Account for up to 8" (20 cm) of additional space for finial and wall clearance.



How to Install Curtain Rods

TWILIGHT
RODS

CAPPA
RODS

DECORATIVE
RODS


TWILIGHT

TWILIGHT SINGLE ROD SET 28-48" (71-122 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall for mounting screws.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  4. Unscrew rod from brackets.
  5. Slide brackets onto mounting plates.
  6. Screw left end of rod into left bracket.
  7. Feed curtain panel onto curtain rod.
  8. Screw right end of rod into right bracket.
  9. Wrap and tuck panel around both ends of the brackets so that the panel hangs flush with wall.

TWILIGHT SINGLE ROD SET 48-88" (122-224 cm) & 88-144" (224-366 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall for mounting screws.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  4. Unscrew rod from brackets.
  5. Slide brackets onto mounting plates.
  6. Screw left end of rod into left bracket.
  7. Feed curtain panel onto curtain rod.
  8. Screw right end of rod into right bracket.
  9. Wrap and tuck panel around both ends of the brackets so that the panel hangs flush with wall.

TWILIGHT DOUBLE ROD SET 28-48" (71-122 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall for mounting screws.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  4. Unscrew rods from brackets.
  5. Slide brackets onto mounting plates.
  6. Screw left end of rods into left brackets.
  7. Feed curtain panel onto curtain rods.
  8. Screw right end of rods into right brackets.
  9. Wrap and tuck panel around both ends of the bracket so that the panel hangs flush with wall.

TWILIGHT DOUBLE ROD SET 48-88" (122-224 cm) & 88-144" (224-366 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall for mounting screws.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  4. Unscrew rods from brackets.
  5. Slide brackets onto mounting plates.
  6. Screw left end of rods into left brackets.
  7. Feed curtain panel onto curtain rods.
  8. Screw right end of rods into right brackets.
  9. Wrap and tuck panel around both ends of the bracket so that the panel hangs flush with wall.

CAPPA

CAPPA 3⁄4" SINGLE ROD SET 36-72" (91-183 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. Unscrew finials from rod.
  5. Feed curtain panel on to the rod.
  6. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  7. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  8. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

CAPPA 3⁄4" SINGLE ROD SET 72-144" (183-366 cm), 1" SINGLE ROD SET 66-120" (168-305 cm) and 120-180" (305-457 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. For windows less than 84" (213 cm) wide, use one D and one E rod. For windows wider than 84"(213 cm), use all three (D-E-D) rods.
  5. Unscrew finials from rod.
  6. Feed curtain panel on to the rod.
  7. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  8. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  9. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

CAPPA 1" SINGLE ROD SET 36-66" (91-168 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. Unscrew finials from rod.
  5. Feed curtain panel on to the rod.
  6. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  7. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  8. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

CAPPA 1" DOUBLE ROD SET 36-66" (91-168 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. Unscrew finials from rods.
  5. Feed curtain panel on to the rods.
  6. Loosen set screw on brackets and insert rods in brackets.
  7. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  8. Screw finials on rods and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rods in place.

CAPPA 1" DOUBLE ROD SET 66-120" (168-305 cm) and 120-180" (305-457 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. For windows less than 84" (213 cm) wide, use one D1/D2 and one E1/E2 rod. For windows wider than 84"(213 cm), use all three (D1/D2 - E1/E2 - D1/D2) rods.
  5. Unscrew finials from rods.
  6. Feed curtain panel on to the rods.
  7. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rods in bracket.
  8. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  9. Screw finials on rods and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rods in place.

CAPPA 1 1/4" SINGLE ROD SET 36-72" (91-183 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Screw wall anchors into drywall.
  3. Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. Unscrew finials from rod.
  5. Feed curtain panel on to the rod.
  6. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  7. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  8. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

CAPPA 1 1/4" SINGLE ROD SET 72-144" (183-366 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Screw wall anchors into drywall.
  3. Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. For windows less than 84" (213 cm) wide, use one D and one E rod. For windows wider than 84"(213 cm), use all three (D-E-D) rods.
  5. Unscrew finials from rod.
  6. Feed curtain panel on to the rod.
  7. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  8. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  9. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

CAPPA 1 1/4" DOUBLE ROD SET 36-72" (91-183 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall for mounting screws.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  2. Screw wall anchors into drywall.
  3. Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  4. Slide brackets onto mounting plates.
  5. Unscrew finials from rods.
  6. Feed curtain panel on to the rods.
  7. Loosen set screw on brackets and insert rods in brackets.
  8. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  9. Screw finials on rods and tighten set screws with allen key provided to secure rods in place.

CAPPA 1 1/4" DOUBLE ROD SET 72-144" (183-366 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall for mounting screws.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  2. Screw wall anchors into drywall.
  3. Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
    * Ensure the narrow side of the mounting plate is against the wall when installing.
  4. Slide brackets onto mounting plates.
  5. For windows less than 84" (213 cm) wide, use one F1/F2 and one G1/G2 rod. For windows wider than 84"(213 cm), use all three (F1/F2 - G1/G2 - F1/F2) rods.
  6. Unscrew finials from rods.
  7. Feed curtain panel on to the rods.
  8. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rods in bracket.
  9. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  10. Screw finials on rods and tighten set screws with allen key provided to secure rods in place.

DECORATIVE RODS

1" DECORATIVE SINGLE ROD SET 36-72" (91-183 cm)

  1. Using a mounting plate as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place mounting plate 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach mounting plate to wall using screws provided.
  4. Unscrew finials from rod.
  5. Feed curtain panel onto the rods.
  6. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  7. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  8. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

1" DECORATIVE SINGLE ROD SET 72-144" (183-366 cm), 42-120" (107-305 cm) and 120-180" (305-457 cm)

  1. Using a bracket as a guide, locate desired position and mark on wall.
    Place brackets 4″ (10 cm) wider than your window frame and halfway between window frame and ceiling for best results.
  2. Drill pilot holes into wall with 1/4″ drill bit.
  3. Insert wall anchors (wall anchors may not be necessary for all applications).
    Attach bracket to wall using screws provided.
  4. For windows less than 84" (213 cm) wide, use one D and one E rod. For windows longer than 84", use all three (D-E-D) rods.
  5. Unscrew finials from rod.
  6. Feed curtain panel on to the rod.
  7. Loosen set screw on bracket and insert rod in bracket.
  8. Each rod can hold up to 22 lbs (10 kg).
  9. Screw finials on rod and tighten set screw on bracket to secure rod in place.

FAQ

Are the finials removable?

Yes, our finials are removable, simply screw them off or on.

Can I use my own finials?

No, our curtain rods were designed specifically to be compatible with the included finials

Can I use the curtain rod outside?

No, we do not recommend to use your curtain rod outdoors

Can the bracket be mounted to the ceiling or only the wall?

The included curtain rod brackets can be mounted to the wall only. Please see our Ceiling Mounted Bracket if you prefer to hang them from your ceiling.

What is the weight capacity of the rod?

All of our curtain rods hold light-medium curtains; approximately 22lbs (10 kg).

How do I choose the right size curtain rod?

Please view our size guide on each curtain rod product page for our recommended curtain rod size, depending on your window width.

What curtain rod style would be best for my window?

Please view our guide above for tips on choosing the right curtain rod for your space.

What tools do I need to hang my curtain rod?

You will need a tape measurer, screwdriver and drill to help install your curtain rod

Can I purchase multiple curtain rods to make a larger size than offered?

Yes, you can purchase more than one curtain rod to create a longer window solution if the available sizes aren't large enough for your space.

Is there a recommended height to install my rod?

We recommend to install your curtain rod 4" (10 cm) above the window frame - or halfway between the ceiling and window frame.

Is hardware included?

Yes, all of our curtain rods come with all of the hardware you need for install. Including:

  • cast metal finials
  • adjustable wall-mounted curtain brackets
  • screws
  • drywall anchors
  • easy to follow instructions

How do I shorten or extend the rod to the size I need?

Please see our installation tips video for more information

Are the rods compatible with grommet curtains?

Yes, our rods are compatible with grommet curtains!



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