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Types of curtain rods
here to see our selection of Types of curtain rods.
require beautiful hardware that can meet your exact needs.
The sheer number of curtain rods will astound you. From wood to metal
the sheer variety of curtain rods will surprise you.
We make choosing the correct hardware easy. Bestwindowtreatments.com
has curated the highest quality hardware and sells Curtain Rods as a set
with pole, brackets and finials included.
Choose between wood and metal custom rods. Wood rods are typically larger
and ornate. Metal rods are typically more modern and chic.
Whatever your style the correct Finials (ornate piece attached to the end
of the curtain rod) take your design from drab to fabulous.
You will also find rods in a huge array of finishes, styles and prices.
These decorative pieces are attached to the ends of curtain rods,
creating a finished look to the rod. They are available in a number
of styles. Some curtain rods come with the finial, and some manufacturers
offer an assortment to mix and match.
· French Rods
French style rods feature a curved return to the wall instead of finials.
These styles are usually used for light to medium weight curtains. Best of
all these rods work with a wide array of decorating styles from traditional
European to contemporary chic. We offer French rods in a variety of diameter
· Spring Tension
Spring tension rods are available in oval and round. The round is
typically an inexpensive option used on metal doors or windows
used to prevent drilling holes in the frame.
· Cafe Rods
A basic rod that adds a little decorative touch. Typically a smaller rod in 1/2"
for lighter panels and 3/4" for heavier panels. Cafe rods are usually mounted
inside the window frame. Some people even have a rod at the top and the bottom of the
curtain panel. Ideal for kitchen windows or any window where shorter curtains are
· Sash Rods or Swing Arm Rods
Typically used on sidelights and doors. They are available with a swivel end that lets you
rotate the curtain 180 degrees for easy access to the window.
Holdbacks are great for "holding back" drapery panels
to the sides of the window and may also be used as scarf holders
at the top of the frame. Holdbacks add a great decorative element
to your window. To the left you can see the decorative curtain rod
with matching holdbacks.